Category Archives: Alumni and Foundation

Five Rangers to be inducted into Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming festivities Sept. 27

By Brian Lentz, assistant director of Sports Information SENATOBIA – Northwest Mississippi Community College will induct five former student-athletes into its Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming week Sept. 24–28 on the Senatobia campus. The induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. at the David M. Haraway Center. An invitation-only reception and meet and greet […]

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Northwest Homecoming to be held Sept. 27

Northwest Mississippi Community College will hold its 2018 Homecoming festivities on Thursday, Sept. 27 on the Senatobia campus. Homecoming week will kick off with a pep rally on Monday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Haraway Center and continue throughout the week with a Homecoming luncheon at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center in Oxford on […]

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Annual 2+2 Golf Tourney sponsored by BancorpSouth and Northcentral EPA set for Sept. 20

Team spots are available for the annual BancorpSouth and Northcentral Electric Power Association 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. 20 at the Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. Founders and directors […]

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Brenda Gentry Holmes named Northwest Alumna of the Year

Longtime Northwest employee Brenda Gentry Holmes of Oxford has been named Northwest Mississippi Community College’s 2018 Alumna of the Year. Holmes will be honored on Sept. 27 during Homecoming festivities on the Senatobia campus. Holmes grew up in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, the daughter of Nolan and Clara Gentry. The fifth of the Gentrys’ six children, […]

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President greeted by Foundation board at August meeting

Dr. Michael Heindl (center front), president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, was greeted by the Northwest Foundation Board of Directors at its recent quarterly meeting.  Heindl praised the foundation board and staff for having the largest endowment of any community college foundation in Mississippi. “I look forward to working with all of you and hope […]

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Northwest alumnus receives national lifetime achievement award

Dr. Ron Chance, a 1968 alumnus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, was recently named the recipient of the 2018 Lawrence B. Evans Award in Chemical Engineering Practice by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from over 100 countries. The […]

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Donahou wins Northwest’s Grisham Excellence in Teaching award

Charles (Bud) Donahou, a biology instructor at Northwest Mississippi Community College, was presented the Sandy Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening Faculty Convocation on Aug. 13. This award is given to an academic faculty member on the Senatobia campus in honor of Sandy Grisham, a retired instructor in the Social Science Division. […]

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Russell and Anabelle Paulk Endowed Scholarship established

 The Russell and Anabelle Paulk Endowed Scholarship was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Russell Paulk, Jr. to honor his parents, Russell Paulk, Sr. and Barbara Paulk, for teaching a valuable work ethic and a positive attitude that created a legacy of entrepreneurship and the ability to meet and solve challenges. Russell Paulk, Sr., […]

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John C. Curry Memorial Scholarship Established at Northwest

Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently announced that Batesville Presbyterian Church, along with church members Billie Lois and Tommy Marshall, have established a scholarship at Northwest Mississippi Community College to honor the memory of Mr. John C. Curry, a long-time employee of the church. Curry served for many years as […]

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