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Haraway wins Northwest’s Grisham Excellence in Teaching award

Northwest Mississippi Community College English instructor Leelee Haraway was presented the Sandy Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening faculty meeting on Aug. 15. This award is given to an academic faculty member on the Senatobia campus in

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New Northwest faculty introduced, Quality Enhancement Plan unveiled

Northwest Mississippi Community College held its opening faculty meeting on Aug. 15 on the Senatobia campus, during which new full-time faculty members were recognized and the college’s new 10-year Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) was introduced. New faculty on the Senatobia

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Sen. Wicker visits new Mechanical Technology Building

Senator Roger Wicker, right, listens as Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology instructor Josh Buchanan explains how used air conditioning units can be used as teaching tools in the classroom. Wicker visited Northwest’s new Mechanical Technology

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President recognizes new administrators, MCCLA nominees at August meeting

Right, Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (third from left) recognized several new administrators at the August meeting of the Northwest Board of Trustees. Joining Dr. Spears (left to right) are Dr. Susanne Strehle, Dual Enrollment coordinator,

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Northwest to offer Mini-Terms on campus for first time

This fall semester, Northwest Mississippi Community College will offer two on-campus eight-week Mini-Terms featuring a variety of academic and career-technical classes on the Senatobia campus. This is the first time Northwest has offered Mini-Terms on campus. Prior to this, all

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Northwest students participate in Apex Leadership summit at Ole Miss

Nine Northwest Mississippi Community College students participated in the Fifth Annual Community College Apex Leadership Summit July 24-26 at the University of Mississippi. Students from statewide community colleges participated in leadership training sessions throughout the weekend. Noah Fleener of Olive

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Northwest ABE/GED program receives $10,000 grant from Dollar General

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Adult Basic Education/GED program recently received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to help students with literacy programs and to help pay GED testing fees. According to Betty Cossar, ABE/GED transition coordinator, she

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Dhority Endowment established at Northwest

The Larry Dhority Endowment has been recently established with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president for Development and Special Projects.  The scholarship was established in his memory by his wife, Pat Dhority of

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Annual Meet the Rangers Night Scheduled for Aug. 25

By Brian Lentz/NWCCRANGERS.COM SENATOBIA – Northwest Mississippi Community College will start its fall sports season off right with the annual “Meet the Rangers” night on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. Admission is free for the event, which will take

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New Northwest drum major preparing for fall marching season

Sarah Turner of Southaven has been named drum major of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Ranger Band for 2016-2017, according to Justin Robinson, band director. Turner is a freshman studying elementary education and is a Fine Arts scholarship recipient. Turner,

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