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Northwest Homecoming Court shines in Sept. 20 ceremonies

  Right: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (far left) congratulates the college’s Homecoming queens as elected by the student body. Representing the three Northwest campuses are (left to right) Kristina Mays of Independence, Senatobia campus; Autumn

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Dunn named 2014 Alumnus of the Year

James Dunn of Tunica, right, was named Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumnus of the Year on Sept. 20 during homecoming ceremonies. Dunn attended Northwest from 1973-1975 before transferring to Delta State University, where he earned a bachelor’s and master’s in

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Tate County Fair Board endows Tate County Fair Association scholarship

Members of the Tate County Fair Association Board of Directors present Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects (second row, center) with a check for $5,000 to complete the endowment of the Tate County Fair Association Scholarship.

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Lt. Governor visits Northwest

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, welcomed Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, right, to the Senatobia campus. Reeves visited the Nursing Building, the Industrial Electronics Technology and Agricultural Technology programs and the construction site for the new

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Upcoming Reading Roundtable set for Sept. 30

The September meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Louisa Clark is an

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Northwest seeks community input on improving student learning

Northwest Mississippi Community College is dedicated to continuous improvement in all areas, in particular student success. As we begin the process of selecting a topic for a Quality Enhancement Plan to improve student learning, we are soliciting suggestions. The college

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Nursing Division receives Shoot for the Heart donation

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $30,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held on April 26. On hand for the check presentation were (l-r)Tom Pittman, president of The Community Foundation of Northwest

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Oxford Center Practical Nursing students receive scholarships

Pictured right: These Practical Nursing students, (l-r) Leslie Hobbs of Potts Camp, Felicia Hollis of Charleston, Candy Boyle of Coffeeville and Molly Falkner of Thaxton have been selected by their instructors to receive The Pauline Marchbanks Endowed Scholarship. The students

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Cast and crew set for upcoming Northwest production of “The Miss Firecracker Contest”

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Fine Arts Theatre Department is in rehearsals for its next production, Beth Henley’s “The Miss Firecracker Contest.” The cast and crew for the production have been announced, according to director Sadie Shannon. Cast

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Spots still available at Sept. 25 Northwest 2+2 Golf Tournament

Spots are still available for the annual BancorpSouth 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center. The tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25 at the

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