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SSS TRIO students receive grant aid

Pictured: These students in the Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO Academic Program recently received the SSS Grant Aid. Pictured (l-r) are Kelly Stull, office manager; LaQuita Smith-Parker, director; Aerial Hudson of Senatobia; LaDarius Hudson of Oxford; Faith Givan of Hernando; Jalen Threatt of Olive Branch; Mon’Timmia Brooks of Charleston; April Lavorn […]

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Northwest to host foreign language regional workshop

Northwest Mississippi Community College will host a Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA) Regional Workshop on June 13 on its Senatobia campus. The workshop is open to world language teachers from K-12 and community college levels, according to June Turner, Northwest Spanish instructor and workshop facilitator. Presenters at the workshop will include Edgar Serrano, Spanish instructor, […]

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Northwest students shine in SkillsUSA competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson on April 9 and 10 to participate in the SkillsUSA Leadership Conference. Northwest students brought home five gold medals, five silver medals and five bronze medals. “I am so proud of this group of young people. They represented us well in both competition […]

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SGA students participate in community service project

Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Government Association (SGA) students recently read an interactive version of the “Three Little Pigs” to children in Northwest’s Early Childhood Education Technology Program as part of their community service project. SGA representatives (l-r) Samantha Lawrence of Hernando, Jessica Herron of Charleston, Tiffany Nichols of Holly Springs, Matt Williams of Hernando, […]

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Northwest creates new Office of Early College Programs for dual enrollment needs

One of the fastest growing trends in higher education is dual enrollment (DE) for high school students in college classes. Students who dual enroll are able to earn college credits while still in high school, thereby giving them a “jump start” on their higher education. Northwest Mississippi Community College has seen its own DE program […]

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State Rep. Reynolds visits Senatobia campus

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (far right) welcomed Mississippi State Representative Tommy Reynolds (District 33) and his wife Liz (l-r, center) to the Senatobia campus on May 3. Reynolds serves Grenada, Tallahatchie and Yalobusha counties. He and his wife have been instrumental in establishing and endowing eight Foundation scholarships and being instrumental […]

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President receives first issue of 2019 Rocketeer

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl, center, receives the first copy of the 2019 Northwest Rocketeerfrom Carroll Gunn Huebner, English instructor and yearbook adviser, left, and Christopher Blake Kave of Byhalia, Rocketeer editor. The theme of this year’s book is “New Perspective.” Not pictured is editor Sarah Grace Knight of Oxford. (Photo by […]

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Lamar to speak at Northwest graduation ceremonies May 17

Northwest Mississippi Community College will hold its 103rdcommencement exercises on Friday, May 17. A ceremony will be held at 8 a.m. for the Associate of Arts degree candidates and at 1 p.m. for Career Certificates, Technical Certificates, and Associate of Applied Science candidates. Both ceremonies will be held in Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia campus. […]

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Northwest cheerleaders named for 2019-2020

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Cheerleading Squad for 2019-2020 has been announced by college officials. They are:front row (l-r) Katie Abernathy of Southaven, Audry Tapp of Oxford, Erin Douglas of Enid, Rainy Bordelan, Caroline Smith, McKenzie Riley, Kaleigh Keel and Hayley Belew, all of Hernando and Abby Billingsley of Senatobia. Second row (l-r) Jordan Johnson […]

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EMT program director named “Educator of the Year”

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Paramedic Program director David Kuchta was named “Educator of the Year” by the Mississippi Emergency Medical Technicians Association (MEMTA), a state organization that promotes the professionalism, public welfare and the education of the general public of Emergency Medical Services. Kuchta received the award at their annual conference held in Tunica.  […]

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