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Members of the Faculty and Staff at the LYTC: The following press release is being issued today after consultation with officials at the Mississippi Department of Health: “Northwest Mississippi Community College is cooperating with the Mississippi Department of Health into a possible exposure to tuberculosis at the College’s Lafayette Yalobusha Technical Center in Oxford. This […]

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Name of late Northwest Adult Education director added to son’s endowment

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation has announced that the name of William Guy Purdy will be added to The Stephen Purdy Endowed Scholarship, which was established in 2005 by Purdy and his wife Mary to honor their son Stephen’s memory. Guy Purdy died on April 7, 2018. Purdy earned an Associate of Technology Degree […]

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Free vendor space available at Ranger Bluegrass Festival until July 31

The Northwest Ranger Bluegrass Festival committee is offering free vendor space until July 31 for those local craft makers and artisans who want to show their talents at the upcoming Oct. 13 festival. According to volunteer and activities coordinator Angie Stuart, the committee is looking to get “back to basics” in the arts and crafts […]

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Tate County Literacy Council receives Dollar General Grant

The Tate County Literacy Council (TCLC) was recently awarded an $11,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support adult education/high school equivalency literacy. TCLC works with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Education program where high school equivalency classes to help students obtain their high school diploma and transition into college classes or […]

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Northwest receives state award from Mississippi Main Street Association

Northwest Mississippi Community College was recently recognized at the 29thAnnual Mississippi Main Street Association Annual Awards meeting. The college received a “Premier Partner” award for its collaboration with Senatobia Main Street during 2018. Northwest’s Graphic Design Technology students helped rebrand and update the artwork for the Five Star City Festival. “This year Senatobia Main Street […]

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Barbra Welch Manning scholarship established at Northwest

The Barbra Welch Manning Nursing Endowment was recently established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Joe Manning, Barbra’s husband of 38 years, and by Joe’s brother, Carl Manning. The scholarship was established in recognition of her contribution to the nursing profession through her actual practice and instruction in several nursing programs, and in appreciation of […]

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Northwest hosts foreign language regional workshop

Northwest Mississippi Community College hosted the Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA) Regional Workshop on June 21 on its Senatobia campus. High school teachers from Independence, South Panola, Monroe County, Canton, Lewisburg, Oxford and Calhoun City attended the workshop. Presenters at the workshop included Edgar Serrano, Spanish instructor, University of Mississippi; Laura Hall, French and Spanish […]

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Ranger Bluegrass Committee holds community interest meeting

Len Lawhon, supervisor of grounds at Northwest Mississippi Community College discusses plans for the upcoming Ranger Bluegrass Festival during a community interest meeting on June 28. The festival, which is presented by Gateway Tire, will be held at the Northwest Farm on Saturday, Oct. 13. and will feature well-known bluegrass acts performing on the main […]

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  Northwest first in state to have officially recognized QM course

Northwest Mississippi Community College has become the first community college in the state to have an online course officially recognized as a Quality Matters (QM) course, according to Phyllis Johnson, dean of eLearning. Northwest’s History I course, taught by Trent Booker is the course that gained the designation. In addition to the history course, Intermediate […]

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