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Northwest offers CEU express courses for teaching license renewal deadline

Educators looking for continuing education units (CEUs) to renew their teaching license by the June 30 deadline can take advantage of two three-hour accelerated-pace courses offered at Northwest Mississippi Community College. The college will offer Health (HPR 1213) June 2-6,

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Northwest alumnus receives Taylor Medal

“He makes teaching worthwhile.  His intelligence, discipline, and enthusiasm all combine into the kind of student every teacher dreams of having in the classroom,” said Jennifer Boyd Hale, a mathematics instructor at Northwest Mississippi Community College, describing Northwest alumnus Logan

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Northwest plans major improvements, sets tuition increase

In preparation for major campus and program improvements in the school year ahead, the Board of Trustees at Northwest Mississippi Community College approved a tuition increase for the upcoming 2014-15 school year at their April 10 meeting. Full-time in-state students

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PTK students honored at Northwest Board of Trustees meeting

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center, recognized students who were honored on March 5 by the Mississippi Legislature for being named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Mississippi Academic Team. Pictured left to right are: Carroll Huebner,

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Sen. Steve Hale to speak at Northwest graduation ceremonies

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, has announced that State Senator Steve Hale of Senatobia will serve as keynote speaker for the college’s three graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 16 at the Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia

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Northwest Back Acres Foundation Golf Tournament to be held May 1

The annual Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Golf Tournament will be held on May 1 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, according to Dolores Wooten, director of alumni affairs and development operations. There are still spots available for teams

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Foundation receives donation from DeSoto County BancorpSouth branches

Pictured: David N. Beene, senior vice president and Northeast Region Community Reinvestment Act Coordinator of BancorpSouth, right, presents a check in the amount of $4,500 to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects for Northwest Mississippi Community

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Northwest’s first “Author Rodeo Round-up” a success

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s first  “Author Rodeo Round-up” on Saturday, March 29 was successful and event organizers plan to make it an annual event, according to Maggie Moran, director of Learning Resources.  The event was held at the R.C. Pugh

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Northwest nursing students shine at state convention

Thirty-one nursing students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Student Nurses Association (SNA) brought home several awards and recognitions from the annual Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) conference held at the Vicksburg Convention Center in Vicksburg on

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Christy named Rotary Student of the Month

  Pictured: The Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia Rotary Student of the Month for April is Megan Christy of Ashland, center. Christy is a sophomore biology major. Congratulating Christy is Michael McPherson, Northwest physics instructor, left, and Scott Crockett, Senatobia

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