Category Archives: Alumni and Foundation

Northwest Foundation receives annual donation from Bancorp South

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted a contribution of $6,000 from BancorpSouth to the Northwest Foundation, designated for their Share the Future annual scholarship. BancorpSouth has a 20-year history of giving to Northwest, according to Canon. Since 1998, they […]

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Northwest Foundation and Academic scholarship deadlines are April 1

Northwest Foundation and Academic scholarship deadlines are April 1The deadline to apply for a Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation scholarship is April 1, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. Students receiving other forms of Financial Aid or other scholarships are still eligible to apply for Foundation Scholarships and are […]

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Northwest Foundation Board Celebrates Record Year

At their first quarterly meeting of 2018, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors celebrated a record year of giving. Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, announced that $1,030,000 was donated to the Northwest Foundation in 2017. Canon commended the board for their leadership and generosity in helping to […]

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Mayfield honored at Northwest Foundation board meeting

Roberta Mayfield of Senatobia was recently honored for her 20 years of service to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors. At the February meeting, Gale Cushman, president of the Foundation board praised Mayfield for her service. “Roberta has been at the forefront of the leadership of this Foundation. She has served as […]

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Canon honored with DKG Red Rose Award

In December, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects at Northwest Mississippi Community College, was honored with the prestigious Red Rose Award by the Alpha Delta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG), founded in 1929 for key women educators with chapters across the nation and the world. Canon, who has […]

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James and Dorothy Dunn Endowment established at Northwest

The James and Dorothy Dunn Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by James and Dorothy Dunn in appreciation for the wonderful beginning they received at Northwest on their educational journey. After attending high school in Tunica and beginning their college education with two years at Northwest, both James and Dorothy graduated from Delta […]

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Longest Endowments established at Northwest

Dr. William D. Longest of Oxford recently established two scholarship endowments at Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects.  One scholarship, the Dr. William D. and Catherine Taylor Longest Endowment, honors the memory of his wife of 57 years, Catherine Taylor Longest, who died in September, […]

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