Category Archives: Career-Tech

Northwest practical nursing program receives scholarship funds from state board

The Mississippi Board of Nursing Office of Nursing Workforce (MSBN /ONW) recently awarded scholarship funds through the Northwest Foundation to the Nursing Division and Practical Nursing program at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Northwest received $22, 920 in total, which was distributed evenly between the two programs. According to MSBN/ONW, the funds need to be disseminated […]

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Northwest offers several high school equivalency options for adult students

Former professional road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong once said, “If you ever get a second chance in life for something, you’ve got to go all the way.” In Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Adult Education program, second chances are a way of life. “The way we design the program is in the interest of the students’ […]

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer 15-hour workplace leadership certificate

Beginning in January, Northwest Mississippi Community College will offer a 15 –hour college credit certificate program in workplace leadership at the DeSoto Center in Southaven. The program will consist of five three-hour courses: fundamentals of management and leadership, workplace communication, computer applications for the workplace, quality assurance and workplace safety. Participants will meet from 6-9 […]

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Porter named Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month

Megan Porter of Coldwater (center), a student in the health care assistant program, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s December Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Porter (l-r) Sarita Kramer, health care assistant instructor; Robin Douglas, assistant dean of career, technical and workforce education; Johnny Austin, grandfather; Hunter Porter, husband, and […]

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BOT students present projects to Sycamore Bank officials

Students in the Business Office Technology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently presented business plans to officials at Sycamore Bank for their Entrepreneurial Problem Solving class project. Sycamore Bank officials included vice presidents Paul Embrey and George Harris; Craig Dean and Sarah Fayyad, assistant vice presidents; Pam Hawks, director of training and deposit operations, […]

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Gateway Tires donates truck to Automotive Technology program

Gateway Tires recently donated a 1979 Chevy Scottsdale truck to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Automotive Technology Program. The truck will be used for both recruiting and training, according to instructor Kevin Miller. Showing off their new acquisition are (l-r) Jeremy Jarreau and Miller, instructors and Tauric Parrish and Chase Pannell, both sophomore automotive technology […]

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Northwest MI-BEST students receive Angel Tree gifts for their children

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) leaders started an “Angel Tree” to help their students’ children have a better Christmas. The students, who are in school full time and not employed, gave the names and a gift suggestion for their children 12 years and under. The Angel Tree wishes […]

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Northwest partners with Hexagon to provide advanced manufacturing training

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division recently partnered with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence to become a host training site for the company’s coordinate-measuring machine (CMM) equipment and software. Northwest continues to provide advanced technical skills training for students and employers throughout its 11-county district. Becoming CMM certified is a plus for anyone […]

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Mullins named director of Northwest’s Practical Nursing program

Dr. Stephanie Mullins, a nurse practitioner from Oxford, has been named the new director of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Practical Nursing Program. In her new role, Mullins will be in charge of the college’s programs, which are located on the Senatobia, Oxford, DeSoto and Ashland campuses. According to Mullins, the program is currently gathering data […]

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