Category Archives: Career-Tech

President recognizes SkillsUSA students at Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, far left, recognized Northwest’s SkillsUSA participants at the May 10 Northwest Board of Trustees. Students in Northwest’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson on April 11 and 12 to participate in the SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and brought home 11 gold medals, three silver medals and two […]

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Northwest’s Business Management Tech program preparing students for bright future

Renowned photographer Chris Grosser once said, “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”  Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Business Management Technology (BMT) program are given the chance to create opportunities for themselves by learning skills to help them create those opportunities effectively. The BMT program was launched in Fall 2016. It is a two-year program […]

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Northwest MI-BEST Health Care Assistant Class makes history

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Fall 2017 Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) Health Care Assistant class has earned its place in history as the first class of its kind in Mississippi to achieve a 100 percent pass rate on both their state board certification exams and high school equivalency tests (HSEs). “We are […]

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HCA students visit Millcreek of Hernando

Health Care Assistant students at Northwest Mississippi Community College made a recent visit to Millcreek, a rehabilitation treatment center in Hernando. The students visited with several Northwest Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) Health Care Assistant students who are now employed at the center. The former students talked about their careers at the […]

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Northwest job coach helping students sharpen employability skills

These days, everyone can use a little help when it comes to finding a job, creating a resume’ or preparing for an interview. At Northwest Mississippi Community College, the Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division is actively helping its students sharpen their employability skills. According to Dwayne Casey, associate dean of Workforce Development and Manufacturing […]

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Northwest holds IT high school competition

Pictured: DeSoto County Career Technology Center West student Nicole Mamiaro of Southaven, center, was the winner at the Information Technology (IT) Competition held at Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 27. Mamiaro received a $1,500 tuition scholarship to Northwest. The competition was sponsored by C-Spire, Complete Computers, First Security Bank, Helen of Troy and Horizon […]

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ACI Building Systems donates to SkillsUSA students

Representatives from ACI Building Systems, LLC in Batesville made a visit to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Welding and Cutting program to present a check to instructor Rodney Steele. The money will be used to help welding students attend the SkillsUSA Nationals this summer. Steele’s students brought home five gold medals from the SkillsUSA Leadership […]

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Northwest students shine in SkillsUSA competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson on April 11 and 12 to participate in the SkillsUSA Leadership Conference. Northwest students brought home 11 gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. “We had 16 competitors and 16 medals. I am so proud of this group of young people. […]

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IT graduates return to campus to attend CTWE advisory committee meeting

Graduates of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Information Systems Technology programs returned to campus on April 10 to attend the Career, Technical and Workforce Education (CTWE)/District Workforce Development Council’s annual Advisory Committee Meeting. The former students, who are now working in their field visited with their instructors after the meeting.  Pictured (l-r) are Tommy Spencer, information […]

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Northwest CTWE Advisory Breakfast draws over 150 business and industry leaders

Over 150 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 10 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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