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


As the semester moves into the homestretch, the Thanksgiving holiday break reminds us the people in our lives and at work that make us thankful. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank each of you, as members of the NVC family for all of the work, dedication and sacrifice you make for our students and our College. As the college continues to grow, we are constantly finding new… Read More


Northwest Vista College is among an elite group of community colleges competing for a prestigious national award – the Bellwether Award. Only 10 community colleges from across the nation have been chosen as finalists for the 2018 award in the Instructional Program & Services category. The Bellwether award annually recognizes outstanding and innovative programs and practices that… Read More


The November Bragging Breakfast, hosted by Student Success, was a salute to veterans on campus from employees to students. Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser started the meeting off by thanking veterans for their service to the country. He said veterans are a major portion of who NVC. Next week, there are a variety… Read More


With a record 71 percent of NVC faculty and staff members participating, the 2017 NVC Cares. . . I Care campaign raised $54,985 for our students and the community. The campaign provided an opportunity for NVC faculty and staff to contribute to NVC scholarships and programs, United Way agencies, arts and cultural organizations of TheFund and district-wide scholarships and programs. You… Read More


The first Bragging Breakfast of the semester started with Northwest Vista College President Dr. Baser sharing a new challenge he is taking on for the Employee Giving Campaign. He said he “mysteriously” received a leopard-print suit, complete with a tie, jacket and pants. Dr. Baser said every time NVC passes a milestone percentage of employees… Read More


Over the last few weeks, we have witnessed a renewed sense of energy at Northwest Vista College that occurs every new academic year. This fall semester brings added joy from NVC’s strong enrollment of 18,000 students, more than a million dollar growth in the NVC budget as well as an additional nine faculty and five… 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


Investing in innovation is common practice in the for-profit sector, particularly among technology companies. For community colleges, however, self-funding in innovation is a lot more difficult to achieve. Community college faculty and staff have to compete for scarce federal, corporate and individual donor support. That is precisely why Northwest Vista College has taken the lead… Read More


Northwest Vista College faculty and staff are doing a phenomenal job supporting our students in their academic goals. During the 2015-2016 academic year, NVC students earned 3,468 associate degrees and 211 certificates. The previous year, NVC students earned 2,300 degrees and 187 certificates. That is a growth of 51 percent in degrees and 13 percent… Read More


The February Bragging Breakfast, hosted by NVC Academic Success, started with some heartwarming brags from Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser and faculty and staff. Dr. Baser said NVC’s College Resume was just updated, by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, with 2016 numbers and NVC had a 26.6 percent three-year graduation rate among… Read More


La reVista

Being a successful community college by today’s standards can be challenging. As a publicly funded institution, Northwest Vista College works with numerous entities to ensure accountability and progress. NVC’s faculty and staff are well versed in- and adhere to federal and state laws and requirements to help students obtain financial aid and enroll, earn a… Read More