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Northwest Foundation director announces retirement

Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently announced her retirement from Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to college officials. Under Canon’s leadership, the Northwest Foundation has accrued more than $10 million in the endowment for student scholarships and, in addition, has awarded more than $5 million in scholarships since 1996. She […]

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Cox endowment earmarked for Northwest science students

The Dr. Ray Cox Endowment has been established by his colleagues in the Natural Sciences Division at Northwest under the leadership of Robin Robison, director of the division. Cox graduated from high school in Colquitt, Georgia and earned a bachelor’s degree from Berry College and a master’s degree and a doctorate in Biochemistry from Auburn […]

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Broadway endowment now honors longtime career-tech employee

In 2003, following the death of Mary Louise Wynne Broadway, her husband Joe and her family established a scholarship at Northwest Mississippi Community College to honor her memory. When Joe Broadway died in 2016, friends and family contributed the funds to establish a scholarship honoring his memory. According to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of […]

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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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Northwest students vying for paid industry-led apprenticeships

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College Industrial Electronics Engineering Technology (IEET) students had an opportunity to interview for paid industry-led apprenticeships with local companies. Northwest’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) program is designed to offer students the opportunity to interview for an industry-led apprenticeship with companies to begin during the spring semester of their freshman year in the […]

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Metcalf named Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month

Taylor Metcalf (second from right), a sophomore from Southaven studying special education, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s December Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Metcalf is the daughter of Shirley Metcalf, second from left. Congratulating Metcalf (l-r) is Jay Foster, Rotary secretary and superintendent of Senatobia City School and Dr. Phillip […]

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87 students inducted into Senatobia PTK chapter

Eighty-seven students were inducted into the Theta Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) in a ceremony held on the Senatobia campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College on Nov. 26. Northwest President Dr. Michael Heindl gave the keynote address at the ceremony. Each student came forward to sign the PTK pledge and participated in a candle ceremony […]

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Don and Charlotte Johnston Endowment established at Northwest

The Don and Charlotte Johnston Endowment was established by Charlotte’s colleagues in the Northwest Business Division, both current and retired. Don Johnston grew up in Waynesboro, the middle child of three boys. He played football at Jones County Junior College and at Mississippi College.  He was in the Marine Reserves and was on standby during […]

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