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Barbra Welch Manning scholarship established at Northwest

The Barbra Welch Manning Nursing Endowment was recently established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Joe Manning, Barbra’s husband of 38 years, and by Joe’s brother, Carl Manning. The scholarship was established in recognition of her contribution to the nursing profession through her actual practice and instruction in several nursing programs, and in appreciation of […]

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Shoot for the Heart student volunteers receive cash scholarships

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $6,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held on April 19. The shooters at the event chose 12 nursing student volunteers to receive a $500 scholarship in recognition for their excellent service.  On hand for the check presentation were front row (l-r) […]

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Nursing students inducted into national nursing honor society

These Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing students were recently inducted into Northwest’s Gamma Zeta chapter of Alpha Delta Nu, a national nursing honor society. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in nursing classes and overall. Front row (l-r) are Jordan Luster of Oxford, Julia Collins of Coldwater, Emily Denson of Batesville, Jessica Ward of Blue […]

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Northwest nursing faculty and students attend annual convention

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Student Nurses Association (SNA) members and faculty attended the annual Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) conference held March 22-23 in Tupelo. Freshman students who attended were Amanda Archey of Batesvillle; Lauren Kelso of Hernando; Dana Langston of Olive Branch; Marianne McGraw of Water Valley, Dianne Stacks of […]

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Carrera named Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month for February

Daniel Carrera (second from right), a sophomore from Coldwater studying nursing, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s February Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Carrera (l-r) is Julie Correro, division director of Education and Rotary member, Stacie Pigues, nursing instructor and Rotary President Addison Lawrence.  (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)

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Northwest nursing students qualify for RN-MSN Early Entry program

These Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing students recently qualified for The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) RN-MSN- Early Entry program.  In order to qualify, students must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA, a 21 on the ACT and must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) prior to admission to the program. Pictured (l-r) are […]

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Northwest nursing students awarded scholarships from state board

The Mississippi Board of Nursing Office of Nursing Workforce (MSBN /ONW) recently awarded scholarship funds through the Northwest Foundation to the Nursing Division and Practical Nursing program at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Northwest received $22, 920 in total, which was distributed evenly between the two programs. According to MSBN/ONW, the funds need to be disseminated by […]

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Mullins named director of Northwest’s Practical Nursing program

Dr. Stephanie Mullins, a nurse practitioner from Oxford, has been named the new director of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Practical Nursing Program. In her new role, Mullins will be in charge of the college’s programs, which are located on the Senatobia, Oxford, DeSoto and Ashland campuses. According to Mullins, the program is currently gathering data […]

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