Category Archives: Communications

Hall earns Sandy Grisham award

Northwest Mississippi Community College Computer Information Systems Instructor Glynda Hall (second from left) was awarded the Sandy Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award during the 2019 Faculty Convocation Aug. 12. Congratulating Hall are (from left) Northwest President, Dr. Michael Heindl; retired Social Science instructor Sandy Grisham; Executive Director for Institutional Advancement Patti Gordon and Vice President […]

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Stanford, Jones to attend MCCLA for 2019

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Michael Heindl (far left) and Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. Adam Pugh (far right) congratulate Human Resources Director Erika Stanford and Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center Dean Dr. Don Jones on being selected to attend the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy for 2019. The two were introduced to the board during […]

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Mote, Greenlee graduate from MCCLA

Northwest Mississippi Community College Assistant Director of Recruiting Liesl Mote (front row, second from left) and Oxford Center Counselor Darlene Greenlee (front row, second from right) recently graduated from the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA). The MCCLA was developed in the spring of 2009 to address the projected need for upper-level leaders in the Mississippi community college system. Congratulating Mote […]

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College announces new fees, tuition structure for fall 2019

Beginning with the fall 2019 semester, Northwest Mississippi Community College will implement a new tuition structure and additional general and special fees approved by the Board of Trustees last May. These changes will affect all students, including incoming freshmen, returning sophomores, eLearning students and dual enrolled students. Both new and returning students were made aware […]

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Northwest Adult Education receives Dollar General Grant

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Education (AE) program was recently awarded a $7,500 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support adult education/high school equivalency literacy.  The AE program offers high school equivalency classes to help students obtain their high school diploma and transition into college classes or advance in their current work […]

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DeSoto Center Biology Department to adopt ARK trail

DeSoto Center biology instructors Dr. Darrell Barnes and Dr. Lindsay Massie and their students will be on hand on July 19 for a formal ceremony to officially “adopt” the ARK trails, where they have been working for over a year. Barnes and Massie, working in coordination with the Coldwater River Nature Conservancy (CRNC), take their […]

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Northwest online courses receive QM certification

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College online instructors participated in a formal Quality Matters (QM) subscriber-managed review and certification. Beth Dickerson, Business and Office Technology instructor’s Medical Terminology course and Jennifer Hale, mathematics instructor’s Calculus II course both met the required QM standards. “Quality Matters (QM),” is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to define and […]

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Northwest Mathematics Department endowments established

For 42 years Anita Stratton Wilborn Graham, known to her Northwest students as Mrs. Wilborn, set the standard for teaching excellence in the area of mathematics at Northwest Mississippi Community College. During that era, she educated many students who are now engineers, scientists, pharmacists, doctors, lawyers, and teachers. Several of her former calculus students have […]

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Kimberly Webb Hollis New Beginning Endowment established at Northwest

The Kimberly Webb Hollis New Beginning Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in December of 2018 by her husband, Dr. Marshall Hollis, in celebration of their recent marriage, which represents a new beginning and a new chapter in their lives. This is the third scholarship endowment established by Dr. Hollis, one being in […]

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