Members of the College Leadership Council attended a special retreat on Friday, May 12 to explore Northwest Vista College touchstones. The objective of the retreat was to: Recognize NVC culture Reconnect with NVC touchstones and operationalize them on a larger scale in today’s environment Design a system that promotes continued innovation Develop a communications plan… Read More


The last Bragging Breakfast of the semester, hosted by Northwest Vista College Student Success, helped to educate the audience of the many different functions of Student Success. To make it more engaging for the audience, Student Success had a quiz where the audience had to pick the right answer to win a prize. For instance… Read More


Northwest Vista College celebrated the grand opening of Vista Central in the Cypress Campus Center on May 9. Vista Central not only helps students enroll in college, but math faculty advise students in the center to make sure they get on the right path from the start. Debi Gaitan, NVC’s vice president for Student Success,… 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


Last year, the Alamo Colleges Foundation enthusiastically supported a request to provide $50,000 in total funding for faculty and staff innovation grants to Northwest Vista College and our sister colleges. The quality of last year’s proposals made the task of the selection committee extremely difficult. Four Faculty/Staff Innovation Grants up to $2,500 were awarded to… Read More


A few faculty and staff were honored recently at National Society of Leadership & Success Induction ceremony. The society is the nation’s largest leadership honor society and students are selected for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. The NSLS officers recognized a few employees… Read More


The second annual May 4th movie viewing at Northwest Vista College again brought big crowds to watch the movie from the Star Wars series. It’s estimated about 1,300 people attended the event to watch the free screening of “Rogue One.” Like last year, there was a costume contests for both adults and children, a Chewbacca… Read More


When NVC student Jonelle Joiner enrolled at Northwest Vista College in 2015, her intentions were just to finish a goal she put on hold. She saw NVC Phi Theta Kappa brochures when she enrolled but that was the furthest thing from her mind. It wasn’t until she visited her advisor sometime later, she learned her… Read More


Three Northwest Vista College librarians will have chapters in a new book about library outreach to be published by the Association of College and Research Libraries. “Add a Dash of Tuscany: Book Discussions that Go Beyond the Book,” co-authored by Norma Velez-Vendrell and Amanda Gorrell, is about the programs they facilitate every semester for NVC’s Academy of Lifelong Learning.… Read More


Congratulations to the newly-elected 2017-2018 NVC Staff Council officers! President- Yalitza Guerra Vice President- Sarah Dominguez Secretary- Yolanda Owens Treasurer- Alicia Baltazar Parliamentarian- Mark Tovar Historian- Amanda Gorrell Committee Chairs: Event Planning: Diane De La Garza (ex-officio, Advisory) Fundraising Chair: Omar Chavira and Alice Martinez EOM: Marsha Gonzales (and Yolanda Owens) Scholarship: Michael Raso and Veronica… Read More


La reVista

The lost and found used to be located in the Teaching and Learning Facilitation (TLF) office. Those items would then be turned over to the Alamo College District Police. To facilitate a more faster return of items, TLF will no longer serve as a drop off point for found property. All lost items should be turned in… Read More