NVC Recognized for Third Time by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
April 7, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
San Antonio (April 7, 2021) - Northwest Vista College - Alamo Colleges District has been named one of the 2021 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (MPPWCC) for the third time by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.
According to the bi-weekly newsmagazine, Northwest Vista College was chosen as one of 16 community colleges in the nation through "a web-based survey approach to examine categories such as family friendliness, salary/benefits and professional development opportunities, to name a few."
Alamo Colleges District sister colleges Northeast Lakeview College and St. Philip’s College have also been named as 2021 MPPWCC.
Northwest Vista College continues to follow its mission of creating opportunities for success by offering quality academic, technical and life-long learning experiences to its diverse communities in a collaborative, student-centered, data-informed and shared leadership environment.
To attain that mission, Northwest Vista College supports diversity through our college mission, vision, values and touchstones, Strategic Plan, College Enrollment Management Plan and new and updated processes, as well as college groups such as the NVC Black Lives Matter Association and the NVC's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council.
Northwest Vista College also received the MPPWCC award in 2018 and 2020. The findings will be published in the May 27, 2021 edition of the magazine.
Northwest Vista College - Alamo Colleges District opened in 1995 with 12 students. Currently enrollment exceeds 18,000 students who are pursuing associate degrees and certificates, as well as transferring to four-year institutions. Located in Westover Hills, Northwest Vista College’s expanding agreements with business and higher education partnerships provide a wealth of opportunities for students and the community.