Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

Wright, Correro slated for 2017-2018 MCCLA

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (left) congratulates Dr. Melissa Wright, director of Learning Resources (center) and Julie Correro, division director of Education (right) at the July Board of Trustees meeting.  The two have been nominated by college administration to attend the 2017-2018 Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA). The MCCLA is […]

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Northwest alumnus pursues his passions in writing and music

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma once said, “Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.” Following his passions is one of the things that defines Michael Lacey, Northwest Mississippi Community College alumnus and DeSoto Center tutor. In addition to helping his students succeed, […]

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Patricia Miller Endowment established at Northwest        

The Patricia Miller Endowment was established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Natural Sciences, under the leadership of the director, Robin Robison. Family members, friends, and colleagues also contributed to the endowment. A native of Oxford, Miller’s higher education began at The University of Mississippi where she studied for three and a half […]

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Wooten scholarship announced at Northwest Foundation board meeting               

  At its second quarterly meeting, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation honored Dolores Wooten, Northwest director of Alumni Affairs and Foundation Operations.  Wooten will be retiring at the end of June, and this was her last board meeting as a Northwest employee. Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, announced that […]

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Dr. Michael Butts Endowment established at Northwest 

The Dr. Michael Butts Endowment was established by Brenda and Scotty Holmes, his Northwest colleagues, his family, and a host of friends in appreciation for his years of dedicated service to the students attending the Oxford campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The […]

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Brownlee named assistant director of bands at Northwest

Jared Brownlee of Oxford has been named assistant director of bands, according to John Mixon, division director of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Brownlee comes to Northwest from his position as band director at Oxford High School (OHS), where he had worked since 2010. During his time in Oxford, he worked with the […]

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Northwest retirees honored at recent ceremony

Left, Northwest Mississippi Community College retirees with 10-19 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured (l-r) are Lisa Briscoe, paramedic-EMT instructor; Bill Grant, housekeeping; Ricky Copeland, WIA case manager; Lizzie McClinton, food service and […]

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Oxford Center dean honored for 50 years of service

  Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, congratulates Dr. Jack Butts, dean of Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center, for 50 years of service during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony recently. The event was held at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. The Northwest Foundation presented Dr. Butts with a […]

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Northwest 30-year employees honored at recent ceremony

Northwest Mississippi Community College employees with 30 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured (l-r) are Al Carrington, plumbing/underground utilities; Kevin Wulff, carpentry handyman; Henry Lee Pipkin, grounds worker; Amy Latham, director of management […]

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Northwest employees honored for 20, 25 years of service

Left, Northwest Mississippi Community College employees with 20 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured (l-r) are Barbara Young, purchasing agent; Sandra Vaughn, transition specialist; Sandra McCrary, technical assistant, library; David Campbell, district dean […]

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