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Northwest fall registration just around the corner

Registration for the 2015 fall semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College is just around the corner. Open registration and orientation for day classes for students who have not previously registered will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12 and Thursday, Aug.

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Former Northwest Rodeo coach receives Cowboy Keeper Award

Longtime Northwest Mississippi Community College Rodeo Coach Lawrence “Bud” Young has been named one of this year’s recipients of the “Cowboy Keeper Award” by the National Day of the Cowboy (NDOC) organization. Young, who retired from Northwest in 2009, coached

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Reading Roundtable receives donation from Sycamore Bank

Pictured: Members of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Reading Roundtable were on hand to receive the annual donation from sponsor Sycamore Bank. Seated left to right are Courtney Hicks, reference librarian, Pam Hawks, director, Business & Training Development, Sycamore Bank;

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Northwest alumnus brings his love of education back to Mississippi

Northwest Mississippi Community College alumnus and Mississippi native Dr. Jason Walton is back on the path where he started. Walton returned to his beloved home state last July when he took the position of Head of School at the prestigious

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Fall orientation, registration in progress July 7, 8, 14 or 15

Students can register on campus  July 7, 8, 14 or 15 or during Open Registration for day classes Aug. 12-13, evening classes Aug. 11-12 and Online classes Aug. 11-13. For more information, click here.   Northwest Instructor Doug Johnson, center,

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Leaving his mark: former yearbook editor reminisces about time at Northwest

The great college basketball coach John Wooden once said, “Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.” For Northwest alumnus James Greer, a small gesture by one of his instructors made a huge difference

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Canine law enforcement training held at Northwest

Recently, the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department held a canine certification class at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Senatobia campus. According to Northwest Police Chief, Zabe Davis, it was one of several training sessions his department is sponsoring this year. The DeSoto

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Northwest alumna’s desire to help others leads to unique career

It was a desire to help people in some way that prompted Northwest Mississippi Community College alumna Lindsey Tiner to enter the field of health care. The 2009 graduate is now a medical laboratory scientist (MLS) at Methodist LeBonheur Hospital

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Kids Kollege holds summer golf camp

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Kids Kollege recently offered a Golf Camp for 7-14 year olds at the Plantation Golf Club in Olive Branch. The camp was led by Ben Keith, Plantation Golf Club general manager, far right. Pictured (l-r) are

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Kids Kollege holds annual tennis camp

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Kids Kollege recently offered a Tennis Camp for 8-14 year olds. Senatobia High School Tennis Coach Leanne Meng and former Northwest tennis team member Weldon Meng were the instructors for the camp. First row, (l

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