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


You may have seen several messages, heard conversations or attended meetings regarding our upcoming Baldrige visit. For some, this may bring about exciting memories of BOB (Bring It On Baldrige) which was the slogan NVC used during the 2011-2012 Baldrige process. For others, this may create some angst or discomfort that I will address and… Read More


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


Before you leave for the weekend, I would like to share with you some exciting news! Northwest Vista College earned a top spot on the 2019 Best Colleges in America list just released by Niche, a leading platform with 50 million users looking for information on K-12 schools and colleges in the U.S. NVC is… Read More


Thank you for attending last week’s events on campus and at district in support of our new 2018-2019 academic year. For many of us, preparation began at the end of the spring semester or sometime in the summer as we hired new faculty and staff or realigned our services and processes to meet students’ needs.… Read More


Last week, Northwest Vista College hosted a meet and greet gathering with our incoming Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores. The goal of this event was to create the opportunity for NVC faculty, staff, students and NVC business and college partners to visit with Dr. Flores and ask questions about the future of the Alamo Colleges District.… Read More


This week, all five colleges within the Alamo Colleges District launched AlamoNAVIGATE, a new online system that guides students from enrollment through graduation. It provides a personalized checklist and nudges students along the way to help them reach important milestones such as application, enrollment and completion. The platform is currently available to first-time-in-college, former, transfer,… 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


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


Over the past two years, faculty and staff have been preparing for the implementation of the guided pathways model, or Institutes. The pathways model is a framework for the design of a coherent educational experience. Our students already benefit from a strong advising process, quality teaching practices, and effective academic and non-academic support. The Institutes… Read More


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