This year, Northwest Vista College celebrates 25 years of serving the community. On April 18, 1995, the Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the fourth college. Community residents enthusiastically proposed 258 names for the newest college on the far northwest side of San Antonio. Northwest Vista College’s name was then selected… Read More

As we near the conclusion of the year, it’s a good time to reflect on NVC’s accomplishments and challenges that defined our collective effort and will further shape our history moving forward. In February, NVC celebrated the groundbreaking of the Desert-Willow Welcome Center and the adjacent Texas Ash parking garage with over 334,000 square feet… Read More

If I were Julian Castro or Don Lucas, I would tell you we have to call it what it is and not mince our words. But I’m not a politician or a psychology professor with a hot topic and a plethora of adoring students. What I am, however, is a California native who spent 33 years… Read More

Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Neal Baser was selected for the Educator of the Year Legacy Award from the West Chamber of Commerce and is doing so on behalf of the college. “I am humbled that this recognition is being bestowed upon me as I consider each one of Northwest Vista College faculty and… Read More

Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser was recently featured in an article published by the American Association of Community Colleges about “Re-Engaging Part-Time Students.” To read the story, go here.… 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

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

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

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

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

If it’s good to save the best for the last part of the year, NVC has received the best news this week! Northwest Vista College received welcomed news on Tuesday that our accreditation was reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges – what a great way to top off the year that started with NVC being named best community… Read More