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Kids Kollege kicks off summer classes with Science camps

 Students in “Science Camp: The Ultimate Frontier” at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Kids Kollege are learning about the world around them through the testing and demonstration of physics techniques. Instructors are Chris Colley and Dr. Carol Cleveland.   Left, Participants in the afternoon class (ages 10-12) are first row (l-r) Megan Colley of Oxford, Tucker Waddle […]

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Brownlee named assistant director of bands at Northwest

Jared Brownlee of Oxford has been named assistant director of bands, according to John Mixon, division director of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Brownlee comes to Northwest from his position as band director at Oxford High School (OHS), where he had worked since 2010. During his time in Oxford, he worked with the […]

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Northwest retirees honored at recent ceremony

Left, Northwest Mississippi Community College retirees with 10-19 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured (l-r) are Lisa Briscoe, paramedic-EMT instructor; Bill Grant, housekeeping; Ricky Copeland, WIA case manager; Lizzie McClinton, food service and […]

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Oxford Center dean honored for 50 years of service

  Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, congratulates Dr. Jack Butts, dean of Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center, for 50 years of service during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony recently. The event was held at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. The Northwest Foundation presented Dr. Butts with a […]

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Northwest 30-year employees honored at recent ceremony

Northwest Mississippi Community College employees with 30 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured (l-r) are Al Carrington, plumbing/underground utilities; Kevin Wulff, carpentry handyman; Henry Lee Pipkin, grounds worker; Amy Latham, director of management […]

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Northwest employees honored for 20, 25 years of service

Left, Northwest Mississippi Community College employees with 20 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured (l-r) are Barbara Young, purchasing agent; Sandra Vaughn, transition specialist; Sandra McCrary, technical assistant, library; David Campbell, district dean […]

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Northwest employees honored for 10, 15 years of service

Left, Northwest Mississippi Community College employees with 10 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Those honored were  Beth Adams, Aime Anderson, Charlie Baldwin, Dorothy Barden, Martin Bolen, David Burton, Michael Brewer, Jarrod Calloway, Ed […]

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Northwest employees honored for five years of service

Northwest Mississippi Community College employees with five years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured left, front row (l-r) Lucia Nelson, art instructor; Mollie Owens, housekeeping; Danita Lloyd, art instructor; Doris Jeter, housekeeping; Rosie Johnson, […]

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State Rep. Beckett welcomed to Northwest Foundation board of directors

Gale Cushman, far left, president of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, far right, welcome State Representative Jim Beckett (Miss. District 23) to the Foundation board of directors. (Photo by Julie Bauer, […]

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Batesville couple graduates from Northwest on same day

Husband and wife Arthur L. Benson and Treva L. Benson of Batesville both graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College on May 12. While at Northwest, Arthur studied accountancy and earned an Associate of Arts degree and Treva studied Early Childhood Education Technology and earned an Associate of Applied Science degree. (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)   […]

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