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


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