A new scholarship is being established in memory of Maj. Jason Paxton and his music. He attended NVC from spring 2017 until his death in April.  “He was an extremely determined student. He composed part of a string quartet and a sonata for guitar during his short time at NVC,” says Dan Smith, discipline coordinator… Read More


The Employee of the Month award recognizes outstanding employees who go above and beyond their daily responsibilities and exemplify the college touchstones. Who is eligible? Full-time & part-time staff Who can nominate? Any Alamo Colleges employee may nominate one or more eligible employees (self-included) How and where? Complete a brief online application here. Nominations are… Read More


This is an ongoing series to help inform staff and faculty about Alamo Institutes: There is no better way to learn than through experience and practical application, and students in the Business and Entrepreneurship Institute have been doing just that. Students in accounting, business computer information systems, and economics classes are learning about business from… Read More


Fit-Esta On Saturday, May 5th, NVC will hold Fit-esta, a fitness challenge to raise money for student scholarships. To register for Fit-esta, contact Teri Dimas at tgarza14@alamo.edu or 210-486-4087. To learn more about this event, watch NVC Coordinator of the Personal Fitness Trainer Program Teri Dimas and students Cynthia Montanya and Lesly De Los Santos… 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


Dr. Don Receives Fellow Status at Annual Psych Meeting More than 25 Northwest Vista psychology students, along with psychology faculty, Anna-Marie Evans, Jen Fox, Cindy Jacox, and Dr. Don Lucas attended the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) from April 12-15 in Houston. Established in 1953, SWPA represents American Psychological Association members living… Read More


Angelica Acosta “Annie” Advising Team Support-Advising What her peers say anonymously: Annie works daily to support a large team of advisors by proactively anticipating upcoming events and deadlines and determining what resources are needed. Just as often, she addresses the immediate needs of students that are in person or on the phone, reacting with professionalism… 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


After every student advising appointment, students are given a satisfaction survey, in which they have the opportunity to leave comments about their visit. Cheri Burnside and Christina Brown have started a tradition called “Cheri’s Top 10,” where she reviews the hundreds of comments at the end of each month and (attempts) to pick her top… 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


Congratulations to four Northwest Vista College instructors who were recognized for Excellence in Teaching. Ellie Francie Breivogel Ms. Breivogel is by far the best professor I have had so far! She is so sweet, kind, and helpful. I believe she should win this award, because she definitely deserves it. John Bruno Dr. Bruno is a… Read More