Congratulations to the new NVC Staff Council officers, who are listed below. NVC Staff Council is an organization on campus with a mission to enhance professionalism of all staff members by increasing access to information, participation, communication, and recognition. Staff Council has been instrumental in being the voice for employees to college and district leadership,… Read More


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Kens 5 Northwest Vista College Professor Dr. Richard Marbut was recently featured on KENS 5. The news report will be about the latest presidential election poll and Dr. Marbut will be asked to provide expertise as a professor of government and an expert in political polls. To see the story, click here. Texas Public Radio… Read More


The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes instructors for their contributions to student learning and college initiatives. Below are this year’s full-time faculty who are the recipients. Adjunct faculty are announced in the spring. Sarah Ball, History I show up every day excited and ready to learn. She is passionate about the subject and it shows… Read More


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The fall semester has started with a bang! Fall enrollment is looking strong and may surpass last fall’s numbers. And once again there’s construction on campus to improve parking, sidewalks and accessibility. I have been here two years now, and it’s the best two years of my 35-year career in higher education. I keep looking at our… Read More


NVC faculty, staff and student volunteers enthusiastically greeted students during the start of classes for the fall semester as part of Wildcat Days 2016. In both rainy and sunny conditions over two days, volunteers helped NVC students find their way to a class, the bookstore, the library and other campus locations. More than 95 volunteers… Read More


This year’s NVC employee convocation was just one hour long! Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser even injected some Olympics success in it. He said right after USA swimmer Michael Phelps won the 200-meter butterfly event, there was a graphic (meme) that went viral of Phelps’ competitor looking at him rather than the finish line. Dr.… Read More


NVC Recruitment has recently welcomed Juli Flores. She earned a BA in Psychology and M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from UTSA. Julie previously worked at UTSA for over 10 years in several capacities to include Admissions, Advising, and Recruitment. She also had the pleasure of teaching SDEV at San Antonio College for one year.  Currently, Juli… Read More


Congratulations to Dr. Russell Frohardt, who has been chosen NVC’s new dean of Arts & Sciences. According to his biography: Dr. Russ Frohardt currently serves as Associate Dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at St. Edward’s University in Austin, where he has held various faculty… Read More


Over the last several months, Workforce Education & Training has changed the name to several of its programs to better reflect industry standards and ensure students can easily transfer credits to other four-year colleges. NVC’s Nanotechnology program is now called Advanced Materials Technology (AMT). Bharathi (Barti) Subramaniasiva Ph.D., AMT’s coordinator and faculty, said “We decided on… Read More


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Congratulations to Renata Serafin, APR, NVC director of Public Relations. She recently graduated from San Antonio Women’s Chamber of Commerce Leadership series. The six-month program explores the attributes of strong leaders of top corporations in the United States and San Antonio. The participants were also exposed to San Antonio leaders who have excelled in moving their companies forward… Read More


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NVC President Dr. Ric Baser and Math Faculty Dr. Claudia Verdin on KSAT’s SA Live, talking about NVC’s “Project Math Paths” and helping students be successful! Here’s the video of their spot (watch it about 18:30). NVC was also recently featured in MD Monthly, a healthcare publication. The magazine featured NVC’s Community Health program. Read it… Read More


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About: NVC Dual Credit program Ms. Boerm, Thank you for all your support in the dual credit program. I wanted to let you know that Austin’s participation in the dual credit program was instrumental in him being awarded the UTSA Top Scholar Award. The UTSA Top Scholar is awarded full tuition and fees, room and… Read More