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New Northwest drum major preparing for fall marching season

Sarah Turner of Southaven has been named drum major of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Ranger Band for 2016-2017, according to Justin Robinson, band director. Turner is a freshman studying elementary education and is a Fine Arts scholarship recipient. Turner,

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Nursing division kicks off informational sessions

Pictured:  Dr. Denise Bynum, division director of Nursing at Northwest Mississippi Community College, welcomes participants to the college’s first Nursing Informational Session on July 19. Anyone interested in applying for nursing school is encouraged to attend a session to learn

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer Mini-Terms for first time

This fall semester, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center will offer “Mini-Terms” for the first time. The two eight-week Mini-Terms will offer a variety of academic and career-technical classes. Mini-terms were developed for students who wish to take courses over

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 Northwest fall registration just around the corner

Registration for the 2016 fall semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College is just around the corner. Open registration and orientation for day classes for students who have not previously registered will be held on Thursday, Aug. 18 and Friday, Aug.

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Northwest News Brief: Students can pay fees online

Northwest Mississippi Community College students are currently able to pay fees online. According to Amy Latham, director of Management Information Systems, students should log on to MyNWCC and look for the “Complete Registration” payment option under “Scheduling” to pay fees

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Northwest holds GED graduation ceremony

A commencement ceremony for Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education students who completed and passed the GED test was held on July 11 at the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Senatobia campus. Vickie Barksdale, director of Adult Basic Education,

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Northwest ABE/GED new student registration dates set

New student registration for the GED program at Northwest Mississippi Community College is set for August 1- 4, according to Vickie Barksdale, director of Adult Basic Education at Northwest. Registration is available both during the day and evening in Batesville,

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Annual 2+2 Golf Tourney sponsored by BancorpSouth and Northcentral EPA set Sept. 22

Sponsorships and team spots are available for the annual BancorpSouth and Northcentral Electric Power Association 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center. The tournament will be

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Lawson elected president of state academic officers’ association

Northwest Mississippi Community College Vice President for Education Richie Lawson has been elected president of the Mississippi Community and Junior College Academic Officers’ Association for 2016-2017. Lawson served as vice president of the association during the 2015-2016 school year. Lawson

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Northwest student service offices to offer extended Monday hours July 11- August 8

Beginning Monday, July 11, student services offices at Northwest Mississippi Community College will offer extended hours on Mondays to help incoming students. The extended hours will run through Monday, Aug. 8. The offices will remain open until 6:30 p.m. on those

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