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Copeland named 2019 Homecoming queen

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s 2019 Homecoming Court was presented during halftime festivities Oct. 10.  Members of the court are (first row, l to r) escort Arquavious McKinney, Olive Branch; sophomore maids Hailey Wilson, Potts Camp and Emily Brown, Oxford, representing Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center; Victoria Sanders, Hernando and Queen Martasia Copeland, Independence, representing the Senatobia campus; […]

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Northwest Adult Education receives Dollar General Grant

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Education (AE) program was recently awarded a $7,500 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support adult education/high school equivalency literacy.  The AE program offers high school equivalency classes to help students obtain their high school diploma and transition into college classes or advance in their current work […]

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DeSoto Center Biology Department to adopt ARK trail

DeSoto Center biology instructors Dr. Darrell Barnes and Dr. Lindsay Massie and their students will be on hand on July 19 for a formal ceremony to officially “adopt” the ARK trails, where they have been working for over a year. Barnes and Massie, working in coordination with the Coldwater River Nature Conservancy (CRNC), take their […]

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Northwest online courses receive QM certification

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College online instructors participated in a formal Quality Matters (QM) subscriber-managed review and certification. Beth Dickerson, Business and Office Technology instructor’s Medical Terminology course and Jennifer Hale, mathematics instructor’s Calculus II course both met the required QM standards. “Quality Matters (QM),” is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to define and […]

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Northwest Mathematics Department endowments established

For 42 years Anita Stratton Wilborn Graham, known to her Northwest students as Mrs. Wilborn, set the standard for teaching excellence in the area of mathematics at Northwest Mississippi Community College. During that era, she educated many students who are now engineers, scientists, pharmacists, doctors, lawyers, and teachers. Several of her former calculus students have […]

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Kimberly Webb Hollis New Beginning Endowment established at Northwest

The Kimberly Webb Hollis New Beginning Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in December of 2018 by her husband, Dr. Marshall Hollis, in celebration of their recent marriage, which represents a new beginning and a new chapter in their lives. This is the third scholarship endowment established by Dr. Hollis, one being in […]

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Charles Richard Winters, Sr. Endowment established at Northwest

The Charles Richard Winters, Sr. Endowment has been established by Dr. John and Mrs. Amanda Winters of Ames, Iowa, in loving memory of John’s father, Charles Richard Winters, Sr., to celebrate his entrepreneurial spirit and passion for learning. Winters died in February 2012. Winters impressed upon his family the values of education, a strong work […]

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Williamson Endowment established at Northwest

The Jane Waldrop Williamson Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by her husband, Wayne, and their children, Shannon and Wesley, to honor Jane’s lifelong career as an educator and to express appreciation for her loving dedication to her family. A native of Memphis, Williamson grew up under the loving guidance of her parents, […]

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Jones named dean of Northwest’s Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center

In January 2019 Dr. Michael Heindl, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, announced the appointment of Dr. Don Jones as the new dean of the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC) in Oxford. Jones joined the Northwest family in mid-March. “Dr. Jones has extensive higher education experience in teaching and providing leadership in student services, enrollment management […]

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Northwest student recruiters participate in leadership summit

Four Northwest Mississippi Community College student recruiters participated in the 10th Annual Community College APEX Leadership Summit May 19-21 at the University of Mississippi. Students from statewide community colleges participated in leadership training sessions throughout the weekend. Gabe Waldrop, Kira Adams and Shukira King, all of Senatobia and Kaleb Joyner of Batesville attended the summit […]

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