Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

Hall earns Sandy Grisham award

Northwest Mississippi Community College Computer Information Systems Instructor Glynda Hall (second from left) was awarded the Sandy Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award during the 2019 Faculty Convocation Aug. 12. Congratulating Hall are (from left) Northwest President, Dr. Michael Heindl; retired Social Science instructor Sandy Grisham; Executive Director for Institutional Advancement Patti Gordon and Vice President […]

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Stanford, Jones to attend MCCLA for 2019

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Michael Heindl (far left) and Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. Adam Pugh (far right) congratulate Human Resources Director Erika Stanford and Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center Dean Dr. Don Jones on being selected to attend the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy for 2019. The two were introduced to the board during […]

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Mote, Greenlee graduate from MCCLA

Northwest Mississippi Community College Assistant Director of Recruiting Liesl Mote (front row, second from left) and Oxford Center Counselor Darlene Greenlee (front row, second from right) recently graduated from the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA). The MCCLA was developed in the spring of 2009 to address the projected need for upper-level leaders in the Mississippi community college system. Congratulating Mote […]

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DeSoto Center Biology Department to adopt ARK trail

DeSoto Center biology instructors Dr. Darrell Barnes and Dr. Lindsay Massie and their students will be on hand on July 19 for a formal ceremony to officially “adopt” the ARK trails, where they have been working for over a year. Barnes and Massie, working in coordination with the Coldwater River Nature Conservancy (CRNC), take their […]

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Northwest online courses receive QM certification

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College online instructors participated in a formal Quality Matters (QM) subscriber-managed review and certification. Beth Dickerson, Business and Office Technology instructor’s Medical Terminology course and Jennifer Hale, mathematics instructor’s Calculus II course both met the required QM standards. “Quality Matters (QM),” is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to define and […]

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Northwest Mathematics Department endowments established

For 42 years Anita Stratton Wilborn Graham, known to her Northwest students as Mrs. Wilborn, set the standard for teaching excellence in the area of mathematics at Northwest Mississippi Community College. During that era, she educated many students who are now engineers, scientists, pharmacists, doctors, lawyers, and teachers. Several of her former calculus students have […]

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Williamson Endowment established at Northwest

The Jane Waldrop Williamson Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by her husband, Wayne, and their children, Shannon and Wesley, to honor Jane’s lifelong career as an educator and to express appreciation for her loving dedication to her family. A native of Memphis, Williamson grew up under the loving guidance of her parents, […]

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Jones named dean of Northwest’s Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center

In January 2019 Dr. Michael Heindl, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, announced the appointment of Dr. Don Jones as the new dean of the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC) in Oxford. Jones joined the Northwest family in mid-March. “Dr. Jones has extensive higher education experience in teaching and providing leadership in student services, enrollment management […]

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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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