Most of the meetings with Baldrige are by appointment. The Baldrige examiners provide a list to the colleges of who they want to see. They will also be doing some college tours. During that time, they may ask you some questions, which might include:   What are your responsibilities at NVC? How do you feel… Read More


The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is not an accreditation process like Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). If we do not earn the Baldrige award, we will not lose access to financial aid for our students. However, going through this process is just as rigorous as going through SACSCOC because the… Read More


The Baldrige visiting team is made up of volunteers from a number of industries. They bring with them a wealth of knowledge and best practices from those industries. When they visit next week, they will focus on the following Review the accuracy of our application Do we do what we say we do? Do we… Read More


Please help me spread the news about Baldrige in the community. This is a sign that NVC and our sister colleges are committed to changing and improving. The needs of our students change and we continually adapt. The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is not an accrediting agency. We voluntarily submitted our applications so that an… Read More


Only the top applications get a visit from the Baldrige examiners. Alamo Colleges earned that distinction, and the Baldrige examiners will be here next week, Oct. 1-4th. Every single one of these individuals is a volunteer who has dedicated dozens of hours to read our application, evaluate it and prepare for the upcoming visit. If… Read More


Northwest Vista College and our four sister colleges within the Alamo College District strive to provide top-quality education and support for students. In order to continually improve, NVC along with the Alamo Colleges District and our sister colleges – St. Philip’s, San Antonio College, Palo Alto and Northeast Lakeview – submitted an application for the… Read More


NVC’s 2018-2023 Strategic Plan calls for continuous improvement, assessment and accountability. This is what we call Care, Achievement and Distinction. We’ve talked a great deal lately about our recognition as the No. 1 community college in Texas and No. 6 in the nation on the 2019 Niche Best Colleges listing as well as others. Baldrige… Read More


Friends and employees of Northwest Vista College volunteered their time to serve as scholarship judges at the Alamo Colleges application judging event on Sept. 14 at the San Antonio College Nursing and Allied Health Complex. In total, 121 judges participated to review and score over 2,605 student applications submitted between April and September from each… Read More


The Dance program at Northwest Vista College, a part of the Fine and Performing Arts and Kinesiology department, has announced its first NVC Dance Alumni Call for Choreography. Aimed at connecting current students, college alumni and the greater San Antonio community through dance, the invitation provides a unique collaborative opportunity which can only take place… Read More


Planning for the worst and how to effectively get through it was the topic of discussion at the National Seminar and Tabletop Exercise Series for Institutions of Higher Education hosted at UTSA. According to FBI Intelligence Analyst Shanna O’Donnell there has been at least one active shooter incident per year from 2000 to 2017 and… Read More


The September Bragging Breakfast meeting, hosted by NVC College Services, was a good way to usher in the new semester and hear about what the campus community is doing. Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser started the meeting sharing that NVC ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 6 in the nation on Niche,… Read More