Category Archives: Communications

Shane Oakley promoted to Head Men’s Basketball Coach

by Brian Lentz, Sports Information Director SENATOBIA – Longtime Northwest assistant Shane Oakley has been officially promoted to the role of head men’s basketball coach, school officials announced late Wednesday afternoon. “Coach Oakley’s knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm was easily seen by anyone who came to support our men’s basketball team this season,” Northwest president Dr. Michael […]

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Northwest names 18 students to 2018 -2019 Hall of Fame

Eighteen Northwest Mississippi Community College students have been inducted into the 2018 -2019 Northwest Hall of Fame, the highest honor a Northwest student can attain based upon their academic prowess and involvement in student life at the college. The group was honored at the Feb. 14 Board of Trustees meeting on the Senatobia campus. Ten […]

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Shantell Atkins set for induction into Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame

By Kevin Maloney SENATOBIA – Former Lady Ranger basketball great Larenda Shantell Atkins is set for induction into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. The 12th annual induction ceremony will be held at the Muse Center on the Rankin County campus of Hinds Community College. One former player from […]

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Northwest’s Collision Repair program preparing students for workforce

Northwest Mississippi Community College student Ryan Barradas of Walls has always loved working on cars. Because of that, he decided to enroll in the college’s Collision Repair Technology program. Now, Barradas is one of four Collision Repair students who currently have a paid internship, where they are getting hands-on work experience that will prepare them […]

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Northwest dean of students earns doctorate in higher education

  Northwest Mississippi Community College officials are pleased to announce that Northwest’s Dean of Students Tara Dunn recently earned her doctorate in Urban Higher Education from Jackson State University. Dunn completed her degree in August 2018 and participated in commencement ceremonies in December. Her dissertation was entitled, “The Impact of Learning Communities on Student Engagement […]

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Northwest MCCLA attend 10th anniversary celebration

SeveralNorthwest Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA) alumniattendedthe 10thanniversary and reunion in Pearl on Feb. 8. Pictured (l-r) are Blake Bostick, Evening Program director, DeSoto Center; Aime Anderson, registrar; Liesl Mote, student activities manager; Robin Douglas, assistant dean of Career Technical Education and Workforce Solutions; Matt Sellers, director of accounting; Darlene Greenlee, counselor, Oxford campus; […]

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Northwest instructors complete writing institute

Recently, Northwest Mississippi College English instructors, Beth Adams and Doug Johnson completed the Invitational Leadership Institute for Teachers at the University of Mississippi Writing Project (UMWP). Adams and Johnson were part a group of 10 educators from all disciplines who were invited to participate. UMWP, one of 200 National Writing Projects sites, serves a 17-county […]

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Upcoming Reading Roundtable set for Feb. 26

The February meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Leading this month’s discussion will be Jennifer Yarborough, Northwest counselor. Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor […]

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