Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

Northwest hosts foreign language regional workshop

Northwest Mississippi Community College hosted the Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA) Regional Workshop on June 21 on its Senatobia campus. High school teachers from Independence, South Panola, Monroe County, Canton, Lewisburg, Oxford and Calhoun City attended the workshop. Presenters at the workshop included Edgar Serrano, Spanish instructor, University of Mississippi; Laura Hall, French and Spanish […]

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  Northwest first in state to have officially recognized QM course

Northwest Mississippi Community College has become the first community college in the state to have an online course officially recognized as a Quality Matters (QM) course, according to Phyllis Johnson, dean of eLearning. Northwest’s History I course, taught by Trent Booker is the course that gained the designation. In addition to the history course, Intermediate […]

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 Northwest Communications staff brings home six awards from state competition

Members of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Office of Communications brought home six awards at the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) annual conference May 22 in Ridgeland. The conference featured guest speakers covering topics relevant to public relations activities at the state’s universities and community colleges as well as an awards luncheon. A first […]

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Northwest and Ole Miss to sponsor high school writing camp July 9-13

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Writing Centers and the University of Mississippi Writing Project are sponsoring a summer writing camp for grades 9-12 the week of July 9-13 from 8 a.m. to noon at the DeSoto Center in Southaven. “Speaking of Mississippi: Writing our Communities” will inspire creativity and will provide a space for writers […]

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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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