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Northwest DeSoto Financial Aid department offers FAFSA workshops

  Beginning May 16, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Financial Aid at DeSoto Center will be offering workshops to help student and parents navigate the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The workshops are held in the Room 214

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President receives first copy of 2016 yearbook

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center, receives the first copy of the 2016 Northwest Rocketeer from Carroll Gunn Huebner, Northwest journalism instructor and yearbook adviser, left, and Mary Adam, right, Rocketeer editor from Senatobia. The theme

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State officials present resolution in honor of national championship football team

Mississippi State Senator Bill Stone, District 10, second from left, and State Representative Trey Lamar, District 8, second from right, presented and read a resolution from the legislature congratulating Northwest Mississippi Community College on winning the 2015 NJCAA National Football

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Northwest acquires surplus ambulance for EMT program simulation lab

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, far left, thanked officials from the City of Olive Branch for providing an ambulance to the college’s EMT/Paramedic program. The ambulance was a surplus vehicle that has been repurposed with help

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May ACT Workshops offered at Northwest

Northwest Mississippi Community College is offering an ACT Preparation Workshop on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. Deadline to register for the workshop is Friday, May 18 by noon. This workshop provides an overview

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Northwest CTWE Advisory Breakfast held on April 20

Over 100 North Mississippi business and industry leaders attended the Northwest Mississippi Community College Career, Technical and Workforce Education (CTWE)/District Workforce Development Council annual Advisory Committee Meeting on April 20 at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus.

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Northwest drum major auditions rescheduled

The time for auditioning for 2016 drum major of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Ranger Marching Band has been rescheduled, according to Justin Robinson, band director. Drum major auditions will now be held on Saturday, May 7 from 2-5 p.m. Guard

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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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