Please RSVP by registering in Alamo Talent (search for Employee Spring Social). Food Truck tickets will be delivered to each employee once they register in Alamo Talent. Please contact Yalitza Guerra (yguerra12@alamo.edu), Sarah Dominguez (sdominguez36@alamo.edu) or Cyndi Grandt (cgrandt@alamo.edu) if you have any questions.  … Read More


Northwest Vista College’s Advanced Materials Technology program, formerly known as Nanotechnology, is producing future scientists. David Cadena, who received a Nanotechnology certificate from NVC a few years ago, was just awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship that will pay for his PhD program in NanoEngineering at the University of California at San Diego. Getting to… Read More


For each of the last three years, I have made my request to faculty and staff to participate or volunteer to help with the commencement ceremony. Trust me, it’s not just because I want to give you something extra to do. Honestly, graduation is an opportunity for us to show our support and for us… Read More


This is an ongoing series to help inform staff and faculty about Alamo Institutes: The largest Institute at NVC by number of students and number of disciplines is the Science and Technology Institute.  Students who are interested in areas like biology, computer science, engineering, and psychology will have many opportunities to explore the disciplines, as… Read More


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


It’s not uncommon for Northwest Vista College students to participate in service learning projects, but students from Jo Ann Gonzalez’s nutrition (BIOL 1322) class this semester took their project to a whole new level by participating in a food collection fundraiser among colleges and bringing in the second most food donations. Her class collected 550… 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


Northwest Vista College is among a list of 18 colleges nationwide selected for the 4th annual “Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges” (PPWCC) award by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Northwest Vista College (NVC) is the only local college to receive this award out of 300-qualifying… Read More


In our not so distant past, I have heard people say that Northwest Vista College was one of the best kept secrets in town. To some degree, that may have been true, but it is no longer the case. Our strategic efforts over the last four years have resulted in remarkable outcomes for our students. These outcomes are pushing NVC onto the national spotlight and helping to enhance… Read More