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MI-BEST changes lives for Northwest students

“Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day,” the ancient proverb begins. “Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” Finishing the academic year with 100 percent retention rate, the 13 students

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May-July term for GED classes set at Northwest

Adult Basic Education (ABE) staff at Northwest Mississippi Community College are currently enrolling students in need of GED preparation for the upcoming May 31-July 29 term. “Northwest provides instruction to area residents of all ages who are looking to complete

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Sen. Gray Tollison to speak at Northwest’s 100th Commencement Exercises

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, has announced that State Senator Gray Tollison of Oxford will serve as keynote speaker for the college’s 100th Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 13 at the Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia

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Northwest Scholarship deadline set for April 1

Northwest Mississippi Community College gave away $3,304,397 in scholarships during the 2015-16 academic year. The deadline to apply for scholarships is April 1 for both Academic and Foundation scholarships for the upcoming 2016-17 academic year. “Students must apply for Academic

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March-May term registration for GED classes set

Adult Basic Education (ABE) staff at Northwest Mississippi Community College are currently enrolling students in need of GED preparation for the upcoming March-May class term. “Northwest provides instruction to area residents of all ages who are looking to complete their

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Northwest hosts successful Charleston GED Center ribbon cutting

Over 20 million people have passed the GED® test and earned their high school diploma. After the Feb. 17 ribbon cutting ceremony at the East Tallahatchie Alternative School Center, residents of Charleston now have the opportunity to take Adult Basic

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Northwest Online ranked 10th in the nation

Just one month after receiving national recognition for Northwest’s Paralegal Technology program and academic pathways in Criminal Justice and Business Administration ranking in the top 25 in the country, Northwest Online received news of its top 10 national ranking for

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Northwest offers welding through workforce development

Industries throughout north Mississippi, especially in the Marshall county area, are in need of welders. Area residents looking to gain the basic skills needed to be considered for employment in high-performance manufacturing environments as welders can look to Workforce Development

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Northwest announces Fall 2015 President’s List and Dean’s List

The President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College have been released by college officials. Those students completing 12 or more semester hours with a grade point average of 3.75 or better in a

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Northwest Online nationally recognized for top programs

After carefully reviewing every college offering associate degree programs online, OnlineColleges.net declared Northwest’s Paralegal Technology program and academic pathways in Criminal Justice and Business Administration among the top 25 in the country. This makes the third year in a row

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