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Northwest Nursing Division to offer Informational Sessions

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing will begin offering free Informational Sessions for anyone interested in applying to the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program, according to Dr. Denise Bynum, division director. The first two sessions are scheduled for

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Vicki Hale Endowment established at Northwest

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing has established the Victoria Parker Hale Endowment in honor of long-time Division Director Vicki Hale. Hale served as division director of the Nursing Division from 1988-2008 when she retired from Northwest. After

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Northwest nursing students receive scholarships

These Northwest Mississippi Community College nursing students each received a $500 scholarship for their volunteer work at this year’s “Shoot for the Heart” event on April 24 in Tunica. The annual event benefits the Nursing Division and has raised over

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“Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit nursing program draws 348 shooters

Local shooters support Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Nursing Division at the 2016 Shoot for the Heart event in Tunica on April 21. A total of 348 shooters from across the country and Canada participated in the event. This team was

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Williams becomes second Northwest nursing instructor to achieve CNE

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing is pleased to announce that Monica Williams has become the school’s second nursing instructor to achieve the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) designation from the National League of Nursing (NLN). The CNE requires

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Northwest nursing students shine at state convention

Fifteen nursing students and 12 nursing faculty from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Student Nurses Association (SNA) brought home awards and recognitions from the annual Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) conference held March 31 and April 1

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Sponsors and participants needed for April 21 “Shoot for the Heart” event

The sixth annual local “Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing will take place on Thursday, April 21 at the Willows Sporting Clays Center in Tunica. Northwest is looking for sponsors and

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Teaching nurses to teach: Northwest’s preceptor program benefits one of their own

When Austin Mabry was a nursing student at Northwest Mississippi Community College, she told Lacey Gentry, her Freshman II instructor, that she wanted to “be like her” and teach others to become nurses. Mabry has come full circle since then.

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Lewallen named Senatobia Rotary Student of the Month

Rebekah Lewallen (third from left) a sophomore nursing student was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s March Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Lewallen (left to right) are Pam Briscoe, nursing instructor, Lewallen’s husband Phillip and Rotary

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Northwest nursing students inducted into national honor society

Pictured: These Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing students were inducted into Alpha Delta Nu, a national nursing honor society, on Nov. 16. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in nursing classes and overall. Northwest’s chapter, Gamma Zeta, was established in

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