Category Archives: Career-Tech

Applications now being taken for Fall 19 Cosmetology program

Applications for entrance into the Fall 2019 Cosmetology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College are currently being taken. The program is offered on the Senatobia campus, the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center and at the Ashland Center. For more information, contact Robin Douglas, assistant dean of Workforce Solutions and Career -Technical Education at 662-562-3233 or email rdouglas@northwestms.edu. […]

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Mi-BEST student finds his niche in Manufacturing Technology program

Will Colston was not thrilled at the prospect of attending Northwest Mississippi Community College, but once he got there his life changed. “I didn’t really know what I wanted to do. I just knew I wanted to work with my hands,” Colston said. “I didn’t want to come at first and once I talked to […]

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Northwest Workforce Solutions and Career-Technical Advisory breakfast draws over 150 business and industry leaders

Over 150 North Mississippi business and industry leaders attended the Northwest Mississippi Community College Northwest Workforce Solutions and Career-Technical Education Advisory Committee and District Workforce Development Council Meeting on April 2 at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Each year these industry professionals join Workforce Solutions and Career-Technicalfaculty and staff to discuss […]

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Northwest Practical Nursing programs achieve 95 percent pass rate

Northwest Mississippi Community College is proud to announce that the 2017-18 graduates of the Practical Nursing programs achieved an overall 94.89 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination-PN(NCLEX-PN®), the licensing examination for practical nurses. According to Dr. Stephanie Mullins, director of Northwest’s Practical Nursing program, 93 out of 98 students passed the NCLEX-PN®.The […]

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Northwest Health Care Assistant program 2018 pass rates announced

Northwest Mississippi Community College is proud to announce that the 2018 graduates of the Health Care Assistant (HCA) programs achieved an overall 91 percent pass rate on the State Certification Examfor Health Care Assistants. According to Teri Selby, Health Care Assistant instructor, during the 2018 spring and fall semesters, 51 of the 60 students enrolled […]

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Northwest holds inaugural career- technical honor society induction

Northwest Mississippi Community College held an inaugural induction ceremony for the college’s newly-formed National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Tuesday, March 19 at the Fine Arts Auditorium in Senatobia. The society is open to Career-Technical Education (CTE) students who maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 both cumulatively and in their CTE classes. At Northwest, 111 […]

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John Deere Tech program holds open house

The Agricultural Technology/John Deere Technology Open House at Northwest Mississippi Community College was held on March 8. Visitors were able to tour the campus and Ag-Tech facility, hear about the future of farming technology and learn about general aspects of the college such as financial aid and housing at the event.  John Deere Technology students […]

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DeSoto Center program places first and second in state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRMT) program recently placed first and second in competitions at the Mississippi Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference. The conference was held February 20-21 and was hosted by East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) and Mississippi University for Women (MUW.) “This competition is a […]

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Still named Senatobia Rotary Teacher of the Month

Rhonda Still, CTE Support Services Coordinator (second from left) was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s February Teacher of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Still (l-r) are Dr. David Campbell, Vice President Workforce Solutions and Career-Technical Education; her husband John Lee Still; Dr. Michael Heindl, president of Northwest and Rotary President Jerry Brewer. (Photo […]

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