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Poston scholarship recognized at Northwest

 Members of the Hernando chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals were on hand to receive a plaque of appreciation from Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College (second from right), Dot Smith (far right) and

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Northwest preparing GED students for new computerized test

In January, the format of the GED test changed for the first time since 2002. The test shifted from pencil and paper to being completely computer-based. Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED Testing Division is working

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Northwest Jazz Band to present concert Nov. 6

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Division of Fine Arts will present the Northwest Jazz Band in their fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Senatobia campus. Pieces will include the Irving Berlin

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Ole Miss artists bring work to Northwest in November exhibit

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s November Art Exhibition will feature ceramics, sculpture and prints by University of Mississippi art instructors Andrew Smith and Ernest Forward. Smith, a sculpture instructor and technician, earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from The

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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

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Student Nursing Association learns about Memphis transplant program

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Nursing Association welcomed Jaime Watkins, clinical transplant coordinator for Baptist Heart Transplant and Circulatory Support Center at Baptist Memphis Hospital on Oct. 15. Watkins gave an overview of the transplant program. (Photo by LaJuan

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Northwest Fall Fine Arts scholarship auditions set for Oct. 31

Scholarship auditions for theatre and choral music have been scheduled for Friday, October 31 at Northwest Mississippi Community College. The scholarship auditions will be held at noon. Those applying for theatre scholarships are asked to prepare two contrasting one-minute monologues

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Lois F. Veazey scholarship established at Northwest

The Lois F. Veazey Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in her memory by her husband, Charles Veazey of Oxford, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development.  The scholarship was established to recognize Lois

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Venable-Cummings Scholarship established at Northwest

The Venable-Cummings Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Mississippi State Representative Tommy Reynolds and his wife, Liz, in appreciation for the contributions made to the youth of Tallahatchie and Yalobusha counties by Martha Joe Venable

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President honors Lamplighter instructors at Oct. Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, congratulated DeSoto Center instructors Tamara Pittman, center, and Robert Shaheen, right, at the October 9 Northwest Board of Trustees meeting. Pittman and Shaheen were chosen to represent the college at the

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