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Several Continuing Education credit classes available at Northwest this spring

The Division of Continuing Education at Northwest Mississippi Community College is offering several continuing education credit classes during the spring semester. The registration form for classes is available online at www.northwestms.edu/CONTEDFORM. iPhone Made Easy(1.0 CEUs):Are you getting frustrated with how

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Mosaics, cake decorating among non-credit classes offered this spring at Northwest

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Division of Continuing Education will offer some new and exciting classes during the spring semester to get your creative juices flowing. All are non-credit classes held on the Senatobia campus. An online registration form is available

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Nursing students collect pop tops for Ronald McDonald House

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Nursing Association collected 111 gallons of pop tops to be donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Memphis. The Sophomore II class, shown above, collected the most pop tops: 34 gallons. (Photo submitted)

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Northwest DECA students win first place in Start Up Day event

DECA students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center recently participated in the DECA Start-Up Day event in Raymond. The event, which was sponsored by Innovation Mississippi and WalMart, was a challenge to create or invent a new product. Northwest students

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Northwest alumna publishes first novel

By Lauren Benton Ranger Rocket Editor Gabrielle Boyd attended her last semester at Northwest in 2013, when she wrote a supernatural, fantasy thriller novel, “Howls of Chaos,” while attending classes as a full-time student. Boyd transferred to the University of

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Northwest receives scholarship donation from Sycamore Bank

Jay Tindall, left, chairman and CEO of Sycamore Bank presented a donation to the Sycamore Bank Endowment in honor of Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, and Mr. Gary Mosley, vice president for Finance. In addition to their scholarship, Sycamore

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Northwest Catholic Student Association meets with Jackson Diocesan Campus Minister

The Northwest Catholic Student Association (CSA) welcomed Fran Lavelle, Director of Campus Ministry, Dept. of Formational Ministries, from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jackson to their November meeting. Lavelle spoke to the group about growing their membership and connecting with

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Northwest Les Fauves Holiday Art Sale set Dec. 5

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Les Fauves Art Club will hold its annual holiday art sale on Friday, Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Art Gallery on the Senatobia campus. The sale, which helps raise money

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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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