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Donation made to Tommy Brown Endowed Scholarship at Northwest

Pictured:Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (center) receives a $9,000 donation on behalf of the Northwest Foundation from brothers Hugh, left and Tatum Brown, right, of Oxford. The check represents proceeds from the Second Annual Tommy Brown

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New Northwest drum majors preparing for fall marching season

Morgan Van Nortwick of Olive Branch and Kacie Crain of Hernando have been named drum majors of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Ranger Band for 2014-2015, according to Justin Robinson, band director. Van Nortwick is a freshman general college major

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40 Bull riders needed for Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama

                                                    The Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Farm Arena.  The first 40 paid riders will fill the available slots.  Any rider under 21 will have to present a

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Northwest fall registration dates set

Registration for the 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 Thursday, Aug. 14 and Friday, Aug. 15

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New advanced manufacturing system improves Northwest training, recruitment

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career, Technical and Workforce Education division acquired a FAS-200 (Flexible Assembly System) that will enhance their programs through hands-on applications of automation systems; will attract and recruit new students and will provide additional training for

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Arrington named Northwest division director of business

Longtime business instructor Leah Arrington has done something most other faculty has probably never done – she has taught students on all three campuses of Northwest Mississippi Community College. Arrington, who is beginning her 24th year at Northwest, was recently

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Sycamore Bank donates to Northwest Reading Roundtable program

Sycamore Bank recently made a donation to Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable fall semester program. Reading Roundtable provides a forum for community members to meet with librarians and other faculty to discuss a variety of books during the semester.

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REMINDER: Orientation starts today!

Summer orientation dates have been set at Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Meg Ross, director of the Student Development Center. The dates for orientation on all campuses are July 8, 9, 15 and 16. These sessions are available for

Posted in Communications, Top News Stories, Uncategorized

Robinson named assistant director of bands at Northwest

Justin Robinson has been named assistant director of bands, according to John Mixon, division director of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Robinson will fill the position vacated by Mixon, who was named division director earlier this summer. Robinson

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Bynum named director of Northwest Nursing Division

When Dr. Denise Bynum moved into Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Benton Apartments as a nursing student 35 years ago, she could never have dreamed she would become director of the Nursing Division one day. Today, she works in the building

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