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Barksdale named new director of Northwest ABE/GED program

Vickie Barksdale of Senatobia has been named director of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education (ABE)/GED program. Barksdale, who has been at Northwest since 2007, took over the position on July 1, following the retirement of longtime director

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Northwest ABE instructor earns doctorate in community college leadership

Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education (ABE)/GED instructor Suzanne Strehle has completed her doctorate in Community College Leadership at Mississippi State University. Strehle came to Northwest last fall as an instructor in the ABE/GED program. She and her husband

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Northwest recognizes Toyota scholarship and workforce grants

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation is in the second year of a five-year grant award through the Mississippi Manufacturing Enhancement Grant and the Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarship Grant.  Ryan T. Miller, programs manager and assistant director for the Haley Barbour

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King, Buchanan recognized in Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program

Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Instructor Whit Perry (left) presents Cody King of Columbia, center, with the Klein Tools Top Apprentice Award. Congratulating King is Robin Douglas, assistant dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education,

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DeSoto Center Practical Nursing students teach children about poison control

The Desoto Center’s Practical Nursing students volunteered to teach the students at Walls Head Start program about poison control. They developed audio and visual interactive activities for the children to learn how poisonous substances can affect the human bodies when

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New ABE instructors attend orientation

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s new Adult Basic Education instructors attended new teacher orientation on the Senatobia campus. Left to right are Karen Harris, Oxford WIN Center; Shannon Long, Batesville WIN Center; Kandi Tippit, DeSoto County Literacy Council, Hernando and Ketia

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Local students visit campus for robotics demonstration

Members of First Tech Challenge Robotics Team #7802 of Challenge Accepted and students from Senatobia Elementary School recently visited Northwest Mississippi Community College to see a demonstration of the college’s FAS-200 (Flexible Assembly System). The FAS-200, produced by SMC, is

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DeSoto Center instructor named to top 20 cardiovascular technology instructors

Northwest Mississippi Community College Cardiovascular Technology Instructor Ricky Stevens was recently named one of the “20 Top Cardiovascular Technology Instructors” on the Medical Technology Schools blog. Stevens has been an instructor at DeSoto Center since November 2006. He has a

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Northwest students compete in SkillsUSA

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson March 3 and 4 to participate in the SkillsUSA Mississippi State Conference. First place winners from Northwest were Mary Adam of Senatobia, graphic design program, advertising; Victoria Morvan

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Northwest students place in Collegiate DECA culinary competition

What do catfish, sweet potatoes, cabbage and grits have in common? They were all ingredients in the mystery basket at the Culinary Competition for Collegiate DECA members held on Feb. 3, where Northwest Mississippi Community College students studying Hotel and

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