Category Archives: Nursing

Nursing Department gives donation to Jaggers’ Go Jim Go! campaign

The Northwest Mississippi Community CollegeNursing Department gave a donation to News Channel 3’s Jim Jaggers, center, for his Go, Jim, Go! bike ride for LeBonheur. The money was raised from the sale of the Nursing Department’s cookbooks.  Front, seated (l-r) Melanie Caulder and Madi Roberts, of Hernando; McKenzie Selby of Southaven; Tasha Whiteside of Olive Branch, […]

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Student Nurses’ Association donates food items to HOPE Ministries

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) held their annual food drive and auction for HOPE Ministries in Senatobia last month. SNA delivered 2,170 food items to the non-profit organization, which responds to individuals and families in need by providing food, clothing, housing, transportation and medical services in emergency situations. Pictured are front row […]

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Skipper Nursing Endowment established at Northwest

The Beverly Skipper Endowment was recently established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Department under the leadership of Dr. Denise Bynum, director of Nursing Instruction, with funds that were raised from the annual “Shoot for the Heart” fundraiser. In 1967, Skipper graduated from W. A. Higgins High School, with a high school diploma and […]

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Nursing Division receives donation from “Shoot for the Heart”

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $30,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held in April. On hand for the check presentation were (l-r) Patti Gordon, director of Alumni Affairs and Development Operations; Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects; Leslie Legendre, administrative assistant, Division […]

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Nursing students inducted into Alpha Delta Nu 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 Lindsey Stewart of Hernando, secretary; Alexis Horton of Walls, treasurer; Hayley Moore of Southaven, vice president; […]

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Northwest nursing program prepares students for early entry into higher degree programs

In 2013, first-year nursing students from the Northwest Mississippi Community Division of Nursing began applying to the RN-MSN Early Entry program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) School of Nursing. Since that time, nine students have graduated with their master’s degree in nursing, and another five are currently working toward that goal. Additionally, […]

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Nursing students learn about UMMC’s Early Entry program

Dr. Tina Ferrell, RN-MSN program director at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) (left) and Kimberly Douglas, director of the Nurse Educator track at UMMC (right) spoke to the Adult Health I nursing class at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Aug. 29 about UMMC School of Nursing’s Early Entry programs. These programs allow eligible […]

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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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