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Northwest establishes Alice Hammersmith Endowment

Alice Hammersmith was riding her motorcycle home from work on a dark night in August 2004 when a drunk driver struck her bike and caused her to lose her left leg. Instead of letting that accident define her life, she

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Holmes serving as Evening School director on Northwest Oxford campus

Last fall, Scott Holmes of Oxford joined the Northwest Mississippi Community College family as Evening School Director at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center following the untimely death of Evening School Director Tim Shorter, who had been at the college for a

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BMC residents present band directors gift of appreciation

The Baddour Center presented Northwest Director of Bands John Ungurait and Assistant Band Director Justin Robinson with gifts of appreciation Tuesday. The band previously performed for those in attendance at The Baddour Center’s annual homecoming flag football game. Pictured with

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DeSoto Center to offer evening school EMT program and other new classes in spring

The Evening School at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center will be offering an Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) – Basic program as well as several other new classes and class times during the evening beginning in January 2015, according to

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Northwest offers Christmas Tour of historical Holly Springs homes

The Division of Continuing Education is offering a holiday trip to Holly Spring’s 26th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes, the sole fund-raising event for the Marshall County Historical Museum. The trip is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m.-

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Industrial Electronics student currently working as intern in A.M.P. program

Jeannette Horton of Senatobia, left, is a freshman industrial electronics and engineering technology (IEET) student at Northwest Mississippi Community College who is currently an industrial maintenance intern at Windsor Foods in Oakland. She is learning some new processes from her

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Northwest Nursing Advisory Board meets Nov. 5

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Advisory Board held their first meeting of the year on Nov. 5 on the Senatobia campus. Pictured left to right are: front row, left-right: Dan Smith, vice president for Student Services; Leslie Legendre, administrative assistant;

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DeSoto Center Respiratory Therapy students participate in recruiting event

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College students from the Desoto Center were on hand to offer information about the college’s respiratory therapy program during the college’s Go West recruiting event on the Senatobia campus. Pictured left to right are Stephanie Scott

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Northwest teacher, student honored at Senatobia Rotary Club

Right: The Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month for November is Lee Ward, center, a Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore from Olive Branch. Ward is studying computer science. Congratulating Ward, left to right are Marty Bolen, economics instructor, Rod Ward,

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Campbell named Northwest recruiter in DeSoto County

DeSoto County students will see a new face around their high schools as Angel Campbell makes her debut as the newest Northwest recruiter. Campbell is the first recruiter whose office is at the DeSoto Center. Campbell’s duties include recruiting at

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