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Foundation board celebrates $10 Million endowment milestone

Northwest Foundation board celebrates $10 Million endowment milestone Members of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation celebrated with Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and members of the Northwest Foundation staff the reaching of a milestone in the history of the foundation. As of July 31, the value of the Northwest Endowment had surpassed $10 million.  […]

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Complete 2 Compete Initiative launches website

By Caron Blanton, APR, Director of Communications, Mississippi Public Universities Governor Phil Bryant voices support for the effort The portal to a better future is just a click away for thousands of Mississippians. The Complete 2 Compete website provides information and resources available to help Mississippi adults who have completed some college, but no degree, to return […]

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Northwest’s Project Gateway grant will benefit women with financial need

Beginning with the Spring 2018 semester, Northwest Mississippi Community College will initiate a new grant program called “Project Gateway: From Community College to Careers” that will help the college’s female students who need financial help outside of what their traditional financial aid awards cover. The $50,000 grant comes to Northwest from the Women’s Foundation of […]

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New Northwest Foundation staff welcomed   

Sybil Canon, Northwest Mississippi Community College associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, is pleased to announce that Patti Gordon is assuming the responsibilities of director of Alumni Affairs and Foundation Operations and Marla Kennedy is the new scholarship coordinator and foundation assistant. Gordon, a graduate of Delta State University and a native of […]

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President accepts NMEC endowment donation

Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, right, recently accepted a grant in the amount of $10,000 from Dr. C. L. Stevenson, co-director of the North Mississippi Education Consortium (NMEC), left.  This grant will be added to the NMEC Scholarship Endowment which has already been established with the Northwest Foundation. “NMEC has been […]

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New faculty introduced at Northwest back to school meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College held its opening faculty meeting on Aug. 7 on the Senatobia campus, during which new full-time faculty members were recognized. New faculty on the Senatobia campus are Jared Brownlee, assistant band director; Kevin Hopson, business instructor; Jeremy Jarreau, automotive technology instructor; Jay Sarver, English instructor; Bonnie Griffis, sociology instructor; David Hendrix, […]

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Northwest offers fall continuing education classes

The Division of Continuing Education at Northwest Mississippi Community College is offering four classes on the Senatobia campus this fall. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for the classes. All classes will be held on the Senatobia campus. New Tools for Your Teaching Tool Belt (1.0 CEU) This class will explore topics that will help […]

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Higdon honored for years of service to board

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, recognized Northwest Board of Trustees member Sammy Higdon of Yalobusha County for his 10 years of service to the board at the August meeting. Higdon was honored at the MACJC Board of Trustees one-day conference, held in July at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl. (Photo […]

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Late registration dates for Northwest Fall 2017 semester set

It is not too late to register for the fall semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Late registration is taking place from Monday, Aug. 14 through Friday, Aug. 18 on all campuses. Students may register for online classes at any campus during this time. On the Senatobia and Oxford campuses, registration will take place from […]

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