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Northwest Foundation receives annual donation from Bancorp South

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted a contribution of $6,000 from BancorpSouth to the Northwest Foundation, designated for their Share the Future annual scholarship. BancorpSouth has a 20-year history of giving to Northwest, according to Canon. Since 1998, they […]

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President recognizes SkillsUSA students at Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, far left, recognized Northwest’s SkillsUSA participants at the May 10 Northwest Board of Trustees. Students in Northwest’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson on April 11 and 12 to participate in the SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and brought home 11 gold medals, three silver medals and two […]

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Shoot for the Heart student volunteers receive cash scholarships

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $6,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held on April 19. The shooters at the event chose 12 nursing student volunteers to receive a $500 scholarship in recognition for their excellent service.  On hand for the check presentation were front row (l-r) […]

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President welcomes Abraham to graduation ceremonies

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, welcomes Dr. Jimmy Abraham, vice chairman, Client and Business Relations of Cadence Bank to graduation exercises on May 11. Abraham was the commencement speaker for the college’s 102ndCommencement ceremonies. Dr. Abraham is a retired associate vice president of Development and Alumni and executive director at […]

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Northwest’s Business Management Tech program preparing students for bright future

Renowned photographer Chris Grosser once said, “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”  Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Business Management Technology (BMT) program are given the chance to create opportunities for themselves by learning skills to help them create those opportunities effectively. The BMT program was launched in Fall 2016. It is a two-year program […]

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Northwest to offer summer continuing education credit classes

The Division of Continuing Education at Northwest Mississippi Community College is offering four classes on the Senatobia campus this simmer. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for the classes. All classes will be held on the Senatobia campus. American Sign Language (ASL) for Beginners(2.0 CEUs) If you are a child educator needing CEUs, a seasoned […]

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Northwest summer session dates set; extended summer office hours announced

Open registration for summer 2018 sessions on all campuses at Northwest Mississippi Community College has been scheduled, according to college officials. College officials have also announced that the Recruiting, Admissions and Records and Financial Aid offices, all located in the Yalobusha Building on the Senatobia campus, will offer extended hours this summer. Their hours will […]

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Northwest MI-BEST Health Care Assistant Class makes history

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Fall 2017 Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) Health Care Assistant class has earned its place in history as the first class of its kind in Mississippi to achieve a 100 percent pass rate on both their state board certification exams and high school equivalency tests (HSEs). “We are […]

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