By Dr. Ric Baser President, Northwest Vista College My father used to say that, “When you miss it, you miss it.” This year’s commencement was one for the memory books. The cruise-thru event held at Dub Farris Athletic Stadium Complex was filled with joy and community spirit that was unmatched with other graduation ceremonies that Northwest… Read More


IT’S TIME TO PARTICIPATE AND SUPPORT NVC GRADUATES! VOLUNTEER AT THE NVC CRUISE-THRU COMMENCEMENT On Friday, May 7 at 7 pm, Northwest Vista College will host a Spring Commencement at the Dub Farris Athletic Complex parking lot. In order to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe during this time, the ceremony will be a “NVC… Read More


A collage of pictures from 2019’s NVC Graduation. Eduardo Sifuentes Jr., an NVC Public Relations practicum student, produced this video.… 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


The Northwest Vista College Public Relations Team has recently launched a new graduation campaign to encourage students to complete an associate degree or certificate at NVC. The “Vista Shares Your Vision” campaign was developed and launched in response to students’ feedback provided in the fall 2017 semester. Nearly 100 students voted on design layouts presented… Read More


Monday, May 15 was a magical night for a little more than 700 Northwest Vista College graduates who took part in commencement at the Freeman Coliseum. Graduates from all walks of life were there celebrating with families and friends. One particular student, Veronica Koppetsch, had a big surprise in store for her elderly father who was in the… Read More


If you missed graduation, here’s Northwest Vista College President Dr. Baser’s speech to students: Graduates, tonight, I am feeling so proud of you. I am feeling your sense of excitement. However, there is one thing I am not feeling right now, and that is surprised. I am not surprised by your accomplishments and your success… Read More


It is hard to believe that another year has breezed by and NVC’s commencement ceremony is scheduled for Monday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at the Freeman Coliseum. This is a formal occasion where we have the opportunity to celebrate our students’ success and completion of their certificates and degrees earned at Northwest Vista College.… Read More


The spring semester is upon again and it means welcoming our new and continuing students back to the campus. While we have a lot to accomplish this semester, we must not lose our focus on encouraging   our students to finish a degree and/or certificate and cross the graduation stage in May.  We will all celebrate… Read More


As we enter another academic year and continue our encouragement of our students to complete an associate degree/certificate, we must take a minute to pat ourselves on the back for all the work we did to increase degrees and certificates. Preliminary numbers show we were able to increase awards by 9 percent in 2015-16 from… Read More