Dr. Don Receives Fellow Status at Annual Psych Meeting More than 25 Northwest Vista psychology students, along with psychology faculty, Anna-Marie Evans, Jen Fox, Cindy Jacox, and Dr. Don Lucas attended the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) from April 12-15 in Houston. Established in 1953, SWPA represents American Psychological Association members living… Read More


Angelica Acosta “Annie” Advising Team Support-Advising What her peers say anonymously: Annie works daily to support a large team of advisors by proactively anticipating upcoming events and deadlines and determining what resources are needed. Just as often, she addresses the immediate needs of students that are in person or on the phone, reacting with professionalism… Read More


Congratulations to Northwest Vista’s very own Denise Tolan for being one of 53 winners across the U.S. with her short story “Because Your are Dead.” Braddock Avenue Books guest editor Aimee Bender selected just 53 winning stories out of 101 finalists for its 2018 Best Small Fictions anthology. Braddock said it was an “intensely competitive” year… Read More


Congratulations to Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser as he was selected as a recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Alumnus Award from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Alumni Association and Foundation. The award will be given at Northeastern’s homecoming event on Oct. 13. In homecoming style, Dr. Baser will get to take part in a… Read More


After every student advising appointment, students are given a satisfaction survey, in which they have the opportunity to leave comments about their visit. Cheri Burnside and Christina Brown have started a tradition called “Cheri’s Top 10,” where she reviews the hundreds of comments at the end of each month and (attempts) to pick her top… Read More


The NVC Math Paths team held a Student Success retreat on April 13 at the Holiday Inn Hotel to update employees on the innovative strategies this program has achieved and changes coming ahead. This is the first conference for NVC Math Paths, which was born out of a federal Title V grant. The purpose of… Read More


Congratulations to Linda Garcia Senior Specialist from the NVC Records area What her peers say anonymously: Linda is the true definition of a team player, and has an effect on the team that helps the Records team as a whole, operate more effectively and efficiently. She works hard to make sure all residency changes are… Read More


Congratulations to four Northwest Vista College instructors who were recognized for Excellence in Teaching. Ellie Francie Breivogel Ms. Breivogel is by far the best professor I have had so far! She is so sweet, kind, and helpful. I believe she should win this award, because she definitely deserves it. John Bruno Dr. Bruno is a… Read More


After every student advising appointment, students are given a satisfaction survey, in which they have the opportunity to leave comments about their visit. Cheri Burnside and Christina Brown have started a tradition called “Cheri’s Top 10,” where she reviews the hundreds of comments at the end of each month and (attempts) to pick her top… Read More


Congratulations to NVC Instructor Joe Caploe and San Antonio College music student Marco Salinas. They have both been accepted into the prestigious 2018 Jazz Meeting of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, in July. This year’s global jazz meeting is to be hosted by the Viljandi Culture Academy in Estonia. Launched in 2010, the… Read More


Congratulations to Melinda Zepeda, who serves as associate professor of English at Northwest Vista College. She was selected to participate in the 2018-2019 cohort of the NAFSA Diversity Impact Program and will have the opportunity to attend the organization’s annual conference in Philadelphia in May. NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world’s largest nonprofit… Read More


Francisco Saucedo, Certified Advisor Student Success Employee of the Month for February What his peers say anonymously Francisco goes above and beyond for students. He makes it a point to reach out so students feel comfortable about their decisions. He takes the time to reassure that all students are comfortable on the path they have… Read More