Category Archives: Nursing

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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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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