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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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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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Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama to be held Sept. 13

The Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Farm Arena.   This year’s event, sponsored by Sycamore Bank and presented by Landers, will be in memory of Scott Potts, a

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Tunica Supervisor named Northwest Alumnus of the Year

James E. Dunn, president of the Tunica County Board of Supervisors has been named Northwest Mississippi Community College’s 2015 Alumnus of the Year. Dunn will be honored on September 20 during homecoming ceremonies on the Senatobia campus. Dunn grew up

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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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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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Donation for Taste of DeSoto Endowed Scholarship recently received

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation recently received a donation from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi on behalf of “Taste of DeSoto” for their contribution to the Taste of DeSoto Endowed Scholarship, which will be awarded to DeSoto County

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Holli Pond Day scholarship endowed at Northwest

More than 1,000 people attended the memorial services of Holli Pond Day in October 2013, a testament to the lives that this extraordinary young woman touched in her brief life.  Day was 23 years old when she died, and the

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Winners of 2014 Foundation Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the Northwest Mississippi Community College annual Foundation Golf Tournament, announced Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The four-man scramble, held May 1 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, featured 19

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