Category Archives: Career-Tech

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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Northwest CTWE Advisory Breakfast draws over 100 business and industry leaders

Over 100 North Mississippi business and industry leaders attended the Northwest Mississippi Community College Career, Technical and Workforce Education (CTWE)/District Workforce Development Council annual Advisory Committee Meeting on April 11 at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Each year these industry professionals join CTWE faculty and staff to discuss ways Northwest can […]

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Northwest MI-BEST program helping students succeed

(Submitted by Petrecia Williams, MI-BEST coordinator) MI-BEST, Integrated Essential Skills Training, has been in effect since spring 2016. Qualifying students earn their High School Equivalency (HSE) while earning 15 hours of college credit plus four to seven certifications recognized and valued by local employers in one semester for free. The college and community outreach within […]

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New plane donated to Northwest aviation program

Students in the Aviation Maintenance Technology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College are now able to train on a new kind of plane and expand their knowledge in the industry, thanks to a generous donation. According to Calvin Cooper, Aviation Maintenance Technology instructor, the program recently received a ‘kit-built” airplane from Eddie Haley of Senatobia. […]

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Northwest welding classes contributing to community

Right, Northwest Mississippi Community College First Lady Marilyn Spears, center, was pleasantly surprised on a recent visit to the college’s Welding and Cutting program. She received two pine cones created by students (l-r) John Wiggers of Oxford and Larry Wims of Lake Cormorant. Spears had admired one of the cones on an earlier visit to […]

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Northwest students shine in SkillsUSA state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career-Technical programs traveled to Jackson Feb. 28 – March 1 to participate in the 2017 SkillsUSA Mississippi State Competition. First place winners from Northwest were Jared Ezell of Soso, Power Equipment; Tyler Stampley of Como, Cosmetology; Anthony Clark of Oxford, HVAC; Jonathan Wilkes of Courtland, Major Appliance and Refrigeration […]

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer culinary spring luncheon March 29

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology program will host their Culinary Spring Luncheon Wednesday, March 29 at noon. The event will be held at First Choice Catering, located at 5905 Scott Blvd. in Horn Lake. The event is sponsored by First Choice Catering and Taste of DeSoto. Students in the program’s culinary […]

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Northwest announces 2017 HEADWAE honorees

Northwest Mississippi Community College recently announced its 2017 HEADWAE honorees. The HEADWAE student is sophomore Joshua Douglas Bell, who attended Northwest on the Senatobia campus, and the HEADWAE faculty member is Tommy Watson, civil engineering technology instructor on the Senatobia campus.   HEADWAE stands for “Higher Education Appreciation Day-Working for Academic Excellence.” The award was […]

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Northwest Workforce and Nursing Division provide IV Therapy certification classes

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Division of Nursing and Workforce Development are teaming up again in 2017 to offer training that will give licensed practical nurses (LPNs) better job opportunities. According to Dr. Denise Bynum, division director of Nursing, Northwest will again offer the clinical portion of the IV (Intravenous) Therapy Certification Course. LPNs who need to […]

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Northwest ABE/GED new student registration dates set

New student registration for the GED and High School Equivalency Exam (HSE) programs at Northwest Mississippi Community College will be taking place in January and February, according to Tim Chavez, director of Adult Basic Education at Northwest. Registration is available both during the day and evening in DeSoto, Tate, Marshall and Tallahatchie counties. In addition […]

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