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“Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit nursing program draws 348 shooters

Local shooters support Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Nursing Division at the 2016 Shoot for the Heart event in Tunica on April 21. A total of 348 shooters from across the country and Canada participated in the event. This team was

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Williams becomes second Northwest nursing instructor to achieve CNE

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing is pleased to announce that Monica Williams has become the school’s second nursing instructor to achieve the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) designation from the National League of Nursing (NLN). The CNE requires

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Northwest hosts first annual IT competition for DeSoto County students

Students from the DeSoto County Career Technology Center West were on the campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 8 for the first annual Information Technology (IT) Competition. Northwest’s Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division hosted the event, entitled

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President welcomes DeSoto County Supervisor Caldwell to campus

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, welcomed DeSoto County Supervisor Lee Caldwell, 4th District, right, to the college’s open house foe the new Mechanical Technology Building on April 20. The 33,000 sq. ft building, located next

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Mayor receives plaque from PMMT student

Senatobia Mayor Alan Callicott, left, shows off his new Northwest Rangers plaque at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s open house for the new Mechanical Technology Building on April 20. The plaque was created for him by Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology

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SSS TRIO students receive Grant Aid scholarships

Pictured: These Northwest Mississippi Community College students are recent recipients of the Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO Grant Aid Scholarships who were honored at a reception on April 20. Pictured seated, left to right are, Erica Rubio of Sarah, Josephine

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Sen. Gray Tollison to speak at Northwest’s 100th Commencement Exercises

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, has announced that State Senator Gray Tollison of Oxford will serve as keynote speaker for the college’s 100th Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 13 at the Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia

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Potts & Pans Steelband to perform at Northwest April 27

Chicago Music Award winners for Best Calypso/Soca Artist, Potts & Pans Steelband, will be traveling down to Senatobia to perform with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Steel Band on Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium.

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Northwest DeSoto Center students inducted into PTK

Several Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center students were inducted into the Alpha Gamma Chi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) in a ceremony held on the Southaven campus on April 6. DeSoto Center Dean Jeremy Isome gave the welcoming

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DNA expert visits Northwest Criminal Justice program

    DNA expert Dr. Bo Scales, of Scales Biological Laboratory in Brandon spoke to the Criminal Investigation class at Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 18. The class is part of the Criminal Justice curriculum. Whitney Nickels is the

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