Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

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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President presented with 2018 yearbook

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right, receives the first copy of the 2018 Northwest Rocketeerfrom Carroll Gunn Huebner, Writing Center coordinator for Online Services and yearbook adviser, far left, and (l-r) Dillon Day of Potts Camp and Amber Schroder of Sarah, Rocketeer editors. The theme of this year’s book […]

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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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Baker named April Senatobia Rotary Student of the Month

Ethan Baker (center), a sophomore from Senatobia studying music education, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s April Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Baker (l-r) is Julie Correro, division director of Education and Rotary member; Debbie and Nelson Baker, Sr., parents and Rotary President Addison Lawrence. (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)  

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PTK All-Mississippi Academic Team recognized at Board of Trustees April meeting

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (far left) recognized Northwest’s 2018 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)All-Mississippi Academic Team at the April Board of Trustees meeting. Pictured (l-r) are Dr. Spears, Judy Barham, Kristin Watson and Dawn Stevens, advisers; Jamison Payne of Courtland, second team; Bonnie Griffis, adviser; Sidney Sykes of Marks, TVA-STEM scholarship […]

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Embrey honored as outgoing president of MACRAO

Abby Embrey, assistant director of Recruiting at Northwest Mississippi Community College, left, was recognized as outgoing president of the Mississippi Association of College Registrars and Admission Officers (MACRAO) at their conference April 8-10 at Lake Tiak-O’Khata in Louisville. Northwest Dean of Students Tara Dunn was a presenter at the conference. Dunn spoke on the meeting […]

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Northwest graduation ceremonies and rehearsals information

Northwest Mississippi Community College will hold its 2018 graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 11, 2018. There will be three ceremonies: Associate of Arts at 8 a.m.; Career Certificates at 11:30 a.m. and Associate of Applied Science at 2:30 p.m. All of the ceremonies will be held at Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia campus. Graduation rehearsals […]

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Upcoming Reading Roundtable set for April 24

The April meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, April 24 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Leading this month’s discussion will be Angie Stuart, secretary for the Vice President of Education at Northwest. Nantucket writer […]

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