Category Archives: Career-Tech

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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Northwest Civil Engineering Technology program looks to future

These days it seems that drones are everywhere. While they have become inexpensive enough for recreational use, they are also used in a variety of ways, including in commerce, agriculture and surveying.  In Tommy Watson’s Civil Engineering Technology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College, learning to use drones will help keep his students up to […]

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Hawks speaks to MI-Best classes about financial management

Pam Hawks, director of Training and Deposit Operations, Sycamore Bank answers a question during her Financial Management Workshop at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Hawks gave the presentation to the MI-BEST health care and manufacturing students and to Teri Selby’s health care assistant class. MI-BEST, Integrated Essential Skills Training, has been in effect since spring 2016. […]

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Charleston ABE class celebrates first graduate  

Marquette Wells of Charleston has the distinction of being the first student at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s new Charleston Adult Basic Education class to pass a high school equivalency test and earn the high school equivalency (HSE) diploma. Wells passed the HiSET exam on June 21 and participated in a graduation ceremony in Batesville on […]

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Batesville couple graduates from Northwest on same day

Husband and wife Arthur L. Benson and Treva L. Benson of Batesville both graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College on May 12. While at Northwest, Arthur studied accountancy and earned an Associate of Arts degree and Treva studied Early Childhood Education Technology and earned an Associate of Applied Science degree. (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)   […]

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Northwest CTWE Advisory Breakfast draws over 100 business and industry leaders

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 11 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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Northwest MI-BEST program helping students succeed

(Submitted by Petrecia Williams, MI-BEST coordinator) MI-BEST, Integrated Essential Skills Training, has been in effect since spring 2016. Qualifying students earn their High School Equivalency (HSE) while earning 15 hours of college credit plus four to seven certifications recognized and valued by local employers in one semester for free. The college and community outreach within […]

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New plane donated to Northwest aviation program

Students in the Aviation Maintenance Technology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College are now able to train on a new kind of plane and expand their knowledge in the industry, thanks to a generous donation. According to Calvin Cooper, Aviation Maintenance Technology instructor, the program recently received a ‘kit-built” airplane from Eddie Haley of Senatobia. […]

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