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Hicks wins Northwest’s Grisham Excellence in Teaching award

 Northwest Mississippi Community College Instructional Librarian Courtney Hicks was presented the Sandy Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening faculty meeting on Aug. 10. This award is given to an academic faculty member on the Senatobia campus in

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New faculty welcomed at back to school meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College welcomed new faculty members at the annual back-to-school faculty meeting on Aug. 10. Pictured front row, left to right, are Dr. Lindsey Massie, biology instructor, Senatobia; Anne Marie Ross, early childhood education technology instructor, Senatobia; Kelly

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Ferguson first recipient of DeSoto Center faculty award

Wayne Ferguson, longtime math instructor at Northwest Mississippi Community College, center, is the first recipient of the DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award. Presenting the $500 award and plaque were Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, and Jeremy Isome, dean

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2015 Customer Service Award recipients honored at back to school meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, presented the 2015 Faculty Customer Service Award to Renee O’Neal, Oxford Center English instructor, center, at the Aug. 10 opening day faculty meeting. O’Neal was recognized for outstanding customer service

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2014 Customer Service Award recipients honored at back to school meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, presented the 2014 Faculty Customer Service Award to Dr. K.N. Thimmaiah, DeSoto Center chemistry instructor, center, at the Aug. 10 opening day faculty meeting. Thimmaiah was recognized for outstanding customer

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Northwest ABE instructor earns doctorate in community college leadership

Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education (ABE)/GED instructor Suzanne Strehle has completed her doctorate in Community College Leadership at Mississippi State University. Strehle came to Northwest last fall as an instructor in the ABE/GED program. She and her husband

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Former Northwest Rodeo coach receives Cowboy Keeper Award

Longtime Northwest Mississippi Community College Rodeo Coach Lawrence “Bud” Young has been named one of this year’s recipients of the “Cowboy Keeper Award” by the National Day of the Cowboy (NDOC) organization. Young, who retired from Northwest in 2009, coached

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Fall orientation, registration in progress July 7, 8, 14 or 15

Students can register on campus  July 7, 8, 14 or 15 or during Open Registration for day classes Aug. 12-13, evening classes Aug. 11-12 and Online classes Aug. 11-13. For more information, click here.   Northwest Instructor Doug Johnson, center,

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Northwest commemorates 100th anniversary of administration building

    Pictured: On May 11, members of the Ebenezer Masonic Lodge presented Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center with a commemorative plaque in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of

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Employee service awards given during Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony

Northwest Mississippi Community College faculty and staff were honored for their years of service by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus.   30 years: (l-r)

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