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Patricia Miller Endowment established at Northwest        

The Patricia Miller Endowment was established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Natural Sciences, under the leadership of the director, Robin Robison. Family members, friends, and colleagues also contributed to the endowment. A native of Oxford, Miller’s higher education began at The University of Mississippi where she studied for three and a half […]

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Renasant Bank Endowment established at Northwest   

The Renasant Bank Endowed Scholarship has been established through gifts to the Two Plus Two Scholarship Initiative, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. When the initiative began, Renasant Bank pledged $25,000 to the initiative, which was divided between the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation and The University of Mississippi […]

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Wooten scholarship announced at Northwest Foundation board meeting               

  At its second quarterly meeting, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation honored Dolores Wooten, Northwest director of Alumni Affairs and Foundation Operations.  Wooten will be retiring at the end of June, and this was her last board meeting as a Northwest employee. Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, announced that […]

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BancorpSouth makes annual contribution to Northwest Foundation

Sybil Canon, Northwest Mississippi Community College associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted the annual contribution of $4,500 to the Northwest Foundation designated for BancorpSouth Share the Future Scholarships. Ritchie Hampton, DeSoto County Market president, Walt Parker, first vice president, and David Harbison, Grenada Banking president were on hand to represent BancorpSouth. […]

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Dr. Michael Butts Endowment established at Northwest 

The Dr. Michael Butts Endowment was established by Brenda and Scotty Holmes, his Northwest colleagues, his family, and a host of friends in appreciation for his years of dedicated service to the students attending the Oxford campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The […]

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Kids Kollege kicks off summer classes with Science camps

 Students in “Science Camp: The Ultimate Frontier” at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Kids Kollege are learning about the world around them through the testing and demonstration of physics techniques. Instructors are Chris Colley and Dr. Carol Cleveland.   Left, Participants in the afternoon class (ages 10-12) are first row (l-r) Megan Colley of Oxford, Tucker Waddle […]

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Brownlee named assistant director of bands at Northwest

Jared Brownlee of Oxford has been named assistant director of bands, according to John Mixon, division director of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Brownlee comes to Northwest from his position as band director at Oxford High School (OHS), where he had worked since 2010. During his time in Oxford, he worked with the […]

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Northwest retirees honored at recent ceremony

Left, Northwest Mississippi Community College retirees with 10-19 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured (l-r) are Lisa Briscoe, paramedic-EMT instructor; Bill Grant, housekeeping; Ricky Copeland, WIA case manager; Lizzie McClinton, food service and […]

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Oxford Center dean honored for 50 years of service

  Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, congratulates Dr. Jack Butts, dean of Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center, for 50 years of service during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony recently. The event was held at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. The Northwest Foundation presented Dr. Butts with a […]

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Northwest 30-year employees honored at recent ceremony

Northwest Mississippi Community College employees with 30 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured (l-r) are Al Carrington, plumbing/underground utilities; Kevin Wulff, carpentry handyman; Henry Lee Pipkin, grounds worker; Amy Latham, director of management […]

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