On Monday, Nov. 14, Northwest Vista College Math faculty, Professor Heidi Hunt-Ruiz, presented the “Math Path Game” to the Presidents and Vice Chancellors  team at the district office. Everybody from the chancellor to college presidents enjoyed learning the game. As part of NVC’s Project Math Paths, the Math Path Game is designed to introduce our math… Read More


Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College and St. Philip’s College have been named to the 2017 Military Friendly® Schools list by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. This year’s recipients were chosen from a list of more than 8,800 colleges, universities and trade schools throughout the nation that… Read More


Northwest Vista College faculty member, Diana Kersey and her colleague, Kambri Hernandez, took part in Luminaria on Nov. 11 at The Carver Community Cultural Center. They presented “Create. Collapse. Create.” It’s a performance work inspired by the perseverance, struggles, and successes of loved ones who live with a mental health disorder. The performance involves working glowing… Read More


Northwest Vista College now offers a Fast Completion Incentive Plan that saves eligible students time and money. The plan allows students who earn 18-24 credit hours in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters to get three to six FREE credit hours in the summer 2017 semester. The incentive plan enables more students to achieve the… Read More


Christina Brown, director of Advising, and Gary Bowling, director of Student Success recently presented at the 23rd Annual National Students in Transition Conference in New Orleans. The conference was sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina. The title of their presentation was Strategies for… Read More


Northwest Vista College students were recently featured on KENS-5 as part of an election scavenger hunt that NVC instructor, Dr. Robert Marbut, assigns his class. The students got to take a picture with KENS reporter Marvin Hurst. Read the story here.… Read More


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In every team and department at Northwest Vista College, there are always great stories to tell that show faculty and staff going above and beyond. While it’s hard to capture every story, we hope to periodically share in this space some of the major accomplishments or projects that are taking place. Members of the executive… Read More


As we get closer to Veterans Day on Nov. 11, it reminds us of the little things we often take for granted. The simple task of crossing a bridge on campus – is something that can leave a grown man terrified. Many of the campus bridges reminds one vet of the time when his vehicle… Read More


From Oct. 24 through Nov. 4, a total of 11,841 voters participated in Early Voting at Northwest Vista College. The polling place was located in the Boardwalk and throughout the 12 days of voting, many voters faced waiting in line for 60, 90 and even 120 minutes. Special thanks goes to Migdalia Garcia who served… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Lisa McGoldrick as the new executive assistant to NVC President Dr. Ric Baser. Lisa will be responsible for facilitating the daily operations of the President’s Office, including serving as a liaison between the President’s Office and the campus community, coordinating special events, meetings and conferences, planning, implementing and assessing the college’s strategic plan and budget. She… Read More


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MD Monthly – Northwest Vista College’s Personal Fitness Trainer program was featured in MD Monthly online magazine. To see the story, go here. The Rivard Report – NVC Math Professor, Dr. Dennis Gittinger, was featured in this online publication for his work in NVC’s Vet to Vet program. Read it here. KENS 5 – NVC… Read More


Northwest Vista College opened its new Instructional Innovation Center (IIC) in Manzanillo Hall, 204F on Nov. 2. The IIC is a place where faculty can use a computer, obtain technical help, meet with colleagues, participate in development and training sessions, conduct small get-togethers, or simply relax. The center features eight state-of-the-art workstations, and numerous Dell… Read More