September 13, 2018 | NVC PR | Leave a comment Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Alumnus from the School of Liberal Arts from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO). Dr. Baser will be formally honored during the Alumni Awards luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 13, at noon in the Calcagno Family Ballroom. All alumni and friends of the college are invited to attend. NEO’s “May the Norse Be with You” homecoming festivities will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Dr. Baser attended NEO in 1975-76. Driven to be an actor, Dr. Baser was a first generation college student and found NEO to be a welcoming environment. He also found a mentor in Gerald Graham, the technical director for the theater, and later transferred to the University of Arkansas and the University of Science and Art of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Drama. Read more here.