NVC in the News

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Community College Association Highlights NVC

Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser was recently featured in an article published by the American Association of Community Colleges about “Re-Engaging Part-Time Students.” To read the story, go here.

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Oliver Cast Visits KENS 5

Northwest Vista College Drama faculty Tim Hedgepeth and the entire Lionel Barts’s Oliver! cast were recently featured on KENS 5’s morning show. The musical’s last day is March 10. To see the segment, click here: http://tinyurl.com/y5szss7v

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Free Bus Rides for Students and Employees

VIA Metropolitan Transit recently partnered with Alamo Colleges to introduce U-Pass, which will allow students, faculty and staff to ride the buses for free. Since the partnership, many more Northwest Vista College students have been using the bus. The Express-News, KSAT, KTSA and WOAI published the story. See here.  

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Express-News and The Patch Feature NVC’s Community Math Grant

The Patch Patch.com, a hyperlocal platform that currently serves 1,200 US cities, recently featured NVC on its website, “San Antonio Colleges Aim to Increase Hispanic Math Proficiency.” Read the story here. Express-News The San Antonio Express-News also covered NVC reaching out into the community with its new math grant. Readers will need a subscription to

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Former Student Writes an Editorial and NVC Grants Gain Publicity

Former student Janice Castillo wrote a heartfelt editorial for the Express-News about how she received a second chance through Northwest Vista College. Read more here. Community Grant Initiative: Texas Public Radio (TPR) – KSTX 89.1 FM: “Northwest Vista College Receives Grant To Launch Community Math Program” Read here. MySA.com: “Major Grant will Help Bring Math Outside of the

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News 4 and KABB Mentions NVC for Grant

Both News 4 San Antonio and KABB Fox TV stations reported that the U.S. Department of Education announced that more than $1 million in federal funding will be headed to two local colleges – UTSA and Northwest Vista College. The stories said both institutions will receive $1.5 million through the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. U.S.

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Tutoring Grant and NVC Theater Production in the News

Supplemental Instruction Grant Both Fox News and News 4 carried stories about Northwest Vista College receiving a $200,000 grant to implement a supplemental instruction or intense tutoring program co-requisite classes that combine student development courses. To read about the grant, go here. Globe Awards Northwest Vista College’s theater production “The Bacchae”  by Euripides and directed

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Texas Public Radio Features NVC in Back-to-School Report

Northwest Vista College and Alamo Colleges were featured on Texas Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” on KSTX 89.1 FM this morning in regards to the first day of the fall semester and the importance of showing up for classes. NVC vice president for Student Success Debi Gaitan, and student and Vista Central employee, Christian Solano, did

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Diverse Magazine Features NVC

Dr. Ric Baser and Northwest Vista College are featured on the front cover of the May 17 issue of “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” magazine. NVC is listed as one of the “Most Promising Places to Work.” See link here. A feature article on Dr. Baser is located at this link. Dr. Baser has an

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