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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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President welcomes DeSoto County Supervisor Caldwell to campus

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, welcomed DeSoto County Supervisor Lee Caldwell, 4th District, right, to the college’s open house foe the new Mechanical Technology Building on April 20. The 33,000 sq. ft building, located next

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Mayor receives plaque from PMMT student

Senatobia Mayor Alan Callicott, left, shows off his new Northwest Rangers plaque at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s open house for the new Mechanical Technology Building on April 20. The plaque was created for him by Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology

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Open house for new Northwest Mechanical Technology Building set April 20

An open house for the new Mechanical Technology Building at Northwest Mississippi Community College is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, according to David Campbell, district dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education. Campbell stated that the open house will take

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Dandridge named Tate County Educator of the Year

Northwest Mississippi Community College Business and Office Technology Instructor Sheila Dandridge, right, was named Tate County Educator of the Year at the 18th annual Tate County Economic Development Foundation banquet on March 21. Congratulating Dandridge is Coldwater Mayor Vernon Jackson,

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Northwest DeSoto DECA students shine at state competition

Collegiate DECA students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center participated in the DECA State Conference Feb. 24-26 in Southaven. Enrollment in Northwest DECA is limited to Business and Marketing Management Technology or Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology students. The

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