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Northwest alumnus pursues his passions in writing and music

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma once said, “Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.” Following his passions is one of the things that defines Michael Lacey, Northwest Mississippi Community College alumnus and DeSoto Center tutor. In addition to helping his students succeed, […]

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Northwest Nursing Division implements new admission requirements

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Division of Nursing has announced new requirements for application to the college’s Associate Degree Program in Nursing. According to Nursing Division Director Dr. Denise Bynum, the new changes will go into effect for the class beginning in January 2018. “This is not going to apply to people who have been accepted […]

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Kids Kollege continues with new “Light your spark” class

Students in “Light Your Spark” at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Kids Kollege are engaging in active and hands-on projects to find out what they are passionate about. Participants are first row (l-r) Christopher Moore of Horn Lake and Garrett Taylor of Coldwater and second row (l-r) Destinee Lopez of Senatobia, Joseph Thompson of Coldwater, Hannah […]

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Northwest student overcomes struggles to pursue degree  

Danielle Henry’s journey has always been a difficult one. But the recent Northwest Mississippi Community College graduate is not one to let obstacles and struggles dictate her life. Henry, who has Asperger Syndrome, recently graduated from Northwest with special honors. Henry, who lives in Walls, studied accountancy at Northwest. On May 12, she received her […]

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Patricia Miller Endowment established at Northwest        

The Patricia Miller Endowment was established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Natural Sciences, under the leadership of the director, Robin Robison. Family members, friends, and colleagues also contributed to the endowment. A native of Oxford, Miller’s higher education began at The University of Mississippi where she studied for three and a half […]

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Renasant Bank Endowment established at Northwest   

The Renasant Bank Endowed Scholarship has been established through gifts to the Two Plus Two Scholarship Initiative, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. When the initiative began, Renasant Bank pledged $25,000 to the initiative, which was divided between the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation and The University of Mississippi […]

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Wooten scholarship announced at Northwest Foundation board meeting               

  At its second quarterly meeting, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation honored Dolores Wooten, Northwest director of Alumni Affairs and Foundation Operations.  Wooten will be retiring at the end of June, and this was her last board meeting as a Northwest employee. Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, announced that […]

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BancorpSouth makes annual contribution to Northwest Foundation

Sybil Canon, Northwest Mississippi Community College associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted the annual contribution of $4,500 to the Northwest Foundation designated for BancorpSouth Share the Future Scholarships. Ritchie Hampton, DeSoto County Market president, Walt Parker, first vice president, and David Harbison, Grenada Banking president were on hand to represent BancorpSouth. […]

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Dr. Michael Butts Endowment established at Northwest 

The Dr. Michael Butts Endowment was established by Brenda and Scotty Holmes, his Northwest colleagues, his family, and a host of friends in appreciation for his years of dedicated service to the students attending the Oxford campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The […]

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