Category Archives: Nursing

Northwest Nursing Advisory Board meets Nov. 5

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Advisory Board held their first meeting of the year on Nov. 5 on the Senatobia campus. Pictured left to right are: front row, left-right: Dan Smith, vice president for Student Services; Leslie Legendre, administrative assistant; Don Scipper, Desoto Healthcare administrator and Parke Pepper, Baddour Memorial Center executive director. Second row: […]

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Nursing Division holds annual Career Day on Oct. 22

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Nursing Division’s annual Career Day was held on Oct. 22 on the Senatobia campus. Right: Freshman nursing student Katie Russell of Coldwater, left, gets information on the BSN program at Union University from Wendy Glass,  coordinator of the undergraduate nursing program on the Germantown campus.         […]

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Sophomore II Nursing class collects school supplies for Hernando ministry

The Sophomore II Nursing class at Northwest Mississippi Community College collected school supplies for the children of West End Ministries in Hernando. Once a week this ministry holds a tutoring session for children of all ages. The class has adopted this ministry for their community service project. They participate in weekly tutoring sessions with the […]

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Northwest Nursing students qualify for 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 front row, […]

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Nursing Division receives Shoot for the Heart donation

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $30,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held on April 26. On hand for the check presentation were (l-r)Tom Pittman, president of The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi; Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest, Allyson Wilson, Keith Wilson, founder of Shoot […]

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Briscoe wins Northwest’s Grisham Excellence in Teaching award

Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Simulation Specialist Pam Briscoe was presented the Sandy Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening faculty meeting on Aug. 11. This award is given to an academic faculty member on the Senatobia campus in honor of Sandy Grisham, a retired instructor in the Social Sciences Division. The selection […]

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Northwest nursing students shine at state convention

Thirty-one nursing students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Student Nurses Association (SNA) brought home several awards and recognitions from the annual Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) conference held at the Vicksburg Convention Center in Vicksburg on March 27. Sophomore Jasmine Murphy of Walls was elected as state secretary of the MOSA […]

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Northwest nursing instructor named to state board

Dr. Robyn Caldwell, nursing instructor and student success specialist at Northwest Mississippi Community College, was recently elected as Education Director to the Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (MO-ADN) State Board. According to the MO-ADN website, the role of the state Education Director is to plan and prepare a program for the state convention, plan […]

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