Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

Northwest to host foreign language regional workshop

Northwest Mississippi Community College will host a Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA) Regional Workshop on June 13 on its Senatobia campus. The workshop is open to world language teachers from K-12 and community college levels, according to June Turner, Northwest Spanish instructor and workshop facilitator. Presenters at the workshop will include Edgar Serrano, Spanish instructor, […]

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Northwest creates new Office of Early College Programs for dual enrollment needs

One of the fastest growing trends in higher education is dual enrollment (DE) for high school students in college classes. Students who dual enroll are able to earn college credits while still in high school, thereby giving them a “jump start” on their higher education. Northwest Mississippi Community College has seen its own DE program […]

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Lamar to speak at Northwest graduation ceremonies May 17

Northwest Mississippi Community College will hold its 103rdcommencement exercises on Friday, May 17. A ceremony will be held at 8 a.m. for the Associate of Arts degree candidates and at 1 p.m. for Career Certificates, Technical Certificates, and Associate of Applied Science candidates. Both ceremonies will be held in Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia campus. […]

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EMT program director named “Educator of the Year”

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Paramedic Program director David Kuchta was named “Educator of the Year” by the Mississippi Emergency Medical Technicians Association (MEMTA), a state organization that promotes the professionalism, public welfare and the education of the general public of Emergency Medical Services. Kuchta received the award at their annual conference held in Tunica.  […]

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Young receives scholarship for highest nursing average

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing annually receives a donation of $500 from a former student who is now a nurse educator. The recipient of the scholarship was nursing student Stephanie Young of Horn Lake, center. Young was chosen to receive the scholarship for the highest GPA in the nursing program. She is […]

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Retiring nursing instructor receives surprise at graduate luncheon

Retiring Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Instructor Charisse Reed (center) was surprised at the Nursing graduate luncheon with a framed photo signed by her last class of students to be inducted into Northwest’s Gamma Zeta chapter of Alpha Delta Nu (ADN), a national nursing honor society. Reed was instrumental in founding Northwest’s ADN chapter in […]

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Rys named Rotary Student of the Month

Miranda Rys (second from right), a sophomore from Coldwater studying Nursing, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s April Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Rys (l-r) is Northwest President Dr. Michael Heindl, Stacy Taylor, nursing instructor and Jay Foster, superintendent of Senatobia City Schools and Rotary program leader. (Photo by LaJuan […]

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Student Support Services director honored at annual conference

LaQuita Smith-Parker, director of Student Support Services at Northwest Mississippi Community College (left) recently received the Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (SAEOPP) “Unsung Supporter” award at the annual SAEOPP conference in New Orleans. Parker was recently elected treasurer of the Mississippi Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP) and is congratulated by MAEOPP state President Angela […]

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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 HEADWAE recipients honored at Board of Trustees meeting

Pictured:Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl, left, congratulated Northwest’s 2019 HEADWAE recipients, l-r, Joshua Wood, a sophomore from Brandon studying accountancy at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC) and Elizabeth Harvey, LYTC mathematics instructor, at the Northwest Board of Trustees meeting on March 21.  Both recipients are from the Oxford campus. HEADWAE stands for […]

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