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Taylor Fore building receives signage

Pictured:Physical Plant workers at Northwest Mississippi Community College install the signage for the Taylor Fore Transportation Center on the Senatobia campus. The building was named in memory of Fore, a beloved Physical Plant employee who lived in Senatobia. The Taylor and Anita Fore Endowment, established by Physical Plant employees, provides a Northwest Foundation scholarship for […]

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Upcoming Reading Roundtable set for March 26

The March meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, March 26 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Leading this month’s discussion will be Meg Ross, director of the Northwest Student Development Center. Meet Eleanor Oliphant. She […]

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Community Colleges ask legislators to face the facts & support community colleges

JACKSON- In an effort to get the Mississippi Legislature’s attention, community college presidents, faculty, and students reminded everyone at a Capitol building press conference that community/junior colleges provide a vast array of educational and economic opportunities for everyone. Additionally, two-year colleges provide a healthy return on every dollar spent on the nation’s oldest community college […]

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Northwest ranked fourth in state in NCLEX-RN pass rates in 2018

Dr. Denise Bynum, director of instruction for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Department of Nursing announced that students in the Dec. 2017 and May 2018 graduating classes achieved a 93.9 percent pass rate on their first try taking the National Council of Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). Northwest had 82 graduates take the test […]

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President gives keynote address at annual EDF banquet

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Michael Heindl was the keynote speaker at the 21st annual Tate County Economic Development Foundation banquet on Feb. 26. Heindl gave a brief overview of the college’s history and connection to Tate County and outlined the college’s new strategic plan for 2019-2022. He also shared the college’s plan for […]

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DeSoto Center program places first and second in state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRMT) program recently placed first and second in competitions at the Mississippi Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference. The conference was held February 20-21 and was hosted by East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) and Mississippi University for Women (MUW.) “This competition is a […]

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