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Information Systems Technology students present networking solution

These Northwest Mississippi Community College Information Systems Technology students recently researched, developed and presented a networking solution for their Advanced Network Administration class. Students who made presentations are (left to right) Jordan Chapman of Southaven, Christian Sullivan of Water Valley,

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Northwest alumnus brings his story to students

If you ask Northwest Mississippi Community College alumnus Wes Joyner why he does what he does, the answer is simple – overcome and adapt. It was a lesson Joyner was taught as a Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology student

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Tier-Rack visits Northwest to discuss training

Pictured: Ward Wilson, president of Tier-Rack in St. Louis (second from left) and John Day, manager, Tier-Rack in Como (second from right) visited Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 1 to discuss developing training opportunities. Tier-Rack donated three movable racks

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Sen. Wicker visits new Mechanical Technology Building

Senator Roger Wicker, right, listens as Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology instructor Josh Buchanan explains how used air conditioning units can be used as teaching tools in the classroom. Wicker visited Northwest’s new Mechanical Technology

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Northwest ABE/GED program receives $10,000 grant from Dollar General

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Adult Basic Education/GED program recently received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to help students with literacy programs and to help pay GED testing fees. According to Betty Cossar, ABE/GED transition coordinator, she

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Northwest holds GED graduation ceremony

A commencement ceremony for Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education students who completed and passed the GED test was held on July 11 at the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Senatobia campus. Vickie Barksdale, director of Adult Basic Education,

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Northwest ABE/GED new student registration dates set

New student registration for the GED program at Northwest Mississippi Community College is set for August 1- 4, according to Vickie Barksdale, director of Adult Basic Education at Northwest. Registration is available both during the day and evening in Batesville,

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Northwest acquires surplus ambulance for EMT program simulation lab

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, far left, thanked officials from the City of Olive Branch for providing an ambulance to the college’s EMT/Paramedic program. The ambulance was a surplus vehicle that has been repurposed with help

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Northwest CTWE Advisory Breakfast held on April 20

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 20 at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus.

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Northwest hosts first annual IT competition for DeSoto County students

Students from the DeSoto County Career Technology Center West were on the campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 8 for the first annual Information Technology (IT) Competition. Northwest’s Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division hosted the event, entitled

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