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Alumna of the Year, Sports Hall of Fame Inductees honored at Homecoming

Longtime educator Dr. Susan Avery Mitchell, right, was honored as Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumna of the Year on Sept. 21 during Homecoming festivities. Mitchell attended Northwest from 1966-1968. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from Delta State University and her doctorate in Special Education from the University of Alabama.  Presenting the […]

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Sophomore Mia Mays elected Homecoming Queen

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (right) congratulates 2017 Northwest Homecoming Queen Mia Mays of Independence. Mays is a sophomore studying social work on the Senatobia campus. She is the goddaughter of Dewayne Williams and Alice Davis. The queen and court were presented during halftime festivities on Sept. 21. (Photo by Julie […]

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth/Northcentral Electric Power Association (NCEPA) 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from Northwest Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in Olive Branch. A total of 33 teams competed. Taking first place […]

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“The Extraordinary Art of Life” theme of Northwest’s September art exhibit        

The theme for Northwest Mississippi Community College’s first fall art exhibition is “The Extraordinary Art of Life” and will feature the works of artists from the DeSoto Arts Council. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 7 from 5-7 p.m., and the exhibition will run from Sept. 4 – 22 in the Northwest […]

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Foundation board celebrates $10 Million endowment milestone

Northwest Foundation board celebrates $10 Million endowment milestone Members of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation celebrated with Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and members of the Northwest Foundation staff the reaching of a milestone in the history of the foundation. As of July 31, the value of the Northwest Endowment had surpassed $10 million.  […]

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Complete 2 Compete Initiative launches website

By Caron Blanton, APR, Director of Communications, Mississippi Public Universities Governor Phil Bryant voices support for the effort The portal to a better future is just a click away for thousands of Mississippians. The Complete 2 Compete website provides information and resources available to help Mississippi adults who have completed some college, but no degree, to return […]

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