Category: Communications

Northwest names 11 students to 2016-2017 Hall of Fame

  Eleven Northwest Mississippi Community College students have been inducted into the 2016 -2017 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

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Northwest theatre students bring home awards, gear up for spring production

  Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s theatre program are not only preparing for their spring production of “The Berenstain Bears on Stage” next month, they have been recently recognized at the 14th annual Allie Awards. Northwest brought home two

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Northwest receives tractor donation for athletic programs

Northwest Mississippi Community College recently received a donation of two new John Deere mowers from Parker Tractor and Implement Company in Tunica. The tractors are to be used to maintain the college’s football and baseball fields. Presenting the tractors to

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Northwest named one of best online programs nationally  

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s eLearning program has been recognized as one of the Best Online Colleges in the nation by the Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org). As a leading resource for higher education and college accreditation information, the site

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Author to visit Northwest’s Reading Roundtable on Feb. 28

Courtney Miller Santo, author of  “The Roots of the Olive Tree” will be in attendance to discuss her book and answer questions at the February meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m.,

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Northwest online program implementing quality assessment process

Northwest Mississippi Community College has recently begun a journey to make its online eLearning program the best it can be. According to Phyllis Johnson, dean of eLearning, the college now has a membership in “Quality Matters (QM),” a nonprofit organization

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Bourne family recognized by Northwest Foundation   

 In appreciation for the support given to the students of Northwest Mississippi Community College, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects presented a plaque of appreciation to Dr. Robert I. Bourne, Jr.   Bourne and his late

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Northwest Workforce and Nursing Division provide IV Therapy certification classes

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Division of Nursing and Workforce Development are teaming up again in 2017 to offer training that will give licensed practical nurses (LPNs) better job opportunities. According to Dr. Denise Bynum, division director of Nursing, Northwest will again

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Dr. Dolores Barnett Endowed Scholarship established at Northwest    

The Dr. Dolores “Dr. B” W. Barnett Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by her sons, Dr. Charlie Barnett of Batesville and Gene Barnett of Huntsville, Alabama, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development

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Northwest students participate in MACJC Legislative Appreciation Luncheon

Northwest Mississippi Community College was represented well at the Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC) Legislative Appreciation Luncheon on Jan. 24 in Jackson. Left: Students from Northwest DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRT) program provided desserts

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