NVC Recognized for Fourth Time by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
April 20, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
San Antonio (April 20, 2022) - Northwest Vista College - Alamo Colleges District has been named one of the 2022 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (MPPWCC) for the fourth time by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.
According to the bi-weekly news magazine, Northwest Vista College was chosen as one of 24 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."
“Over the past two years, Northwest Vista College faculty and staff have strived to rise above the challenges of the pandemic and its many impacts,” said Northwest Vista College (NVC) President Dr. Ric N. Baser. “The NVC community has engaged in strategic initiatives that address enrollment, retention, diversity, equity and social justice issues to create opportunities for performance excellence.”
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.
The 24 colleges that were recognized this year include Northeast Lakeview College, San Antonio College and St. Philip’s College.
Northwest Vista College also received the MPPWCC award in 2018, 2020 and 2021. More information about this recognition can be found in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
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Northwest Vista College - Alamo Colleges District opened in 1995 with 12 students and is now one of the largest college institutions in San Antonio. Students pursue associate degrees and certificates, as well as transfer 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.