Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

Upcoming Reading Roundtable set for Jan. 29

The January meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus.Leading this month’s discussion of The Broken Girls by award-winning crime writer Simone St. James, will be Dr. Melissa Wright, […]

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PMMT program receives $10,000 donation for student scholarships

The Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology (PMMT) program at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently received a $10,000 donation from the Gene Haas Foundation. The money is to be used for student scholarships. Pictured (l-r) are Dwayne Casey, associate dean of Workforce Solutions and Manufacturing Programs; Hugh Sims, sales engineer, Trident Southwest; Northwest President Dr. Michael […]

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College mourns loss of former athletic director

by Kevin Maloney, Sports Information Office SENATOBIA – The Northwest Mississippi Community College family is shocked and saddened at the sudden passing of former director of athletics and intramural sports, Cameron Blount, on Tuesday. Blount worked at Northwest from 2002-14, overseeing a 12-sport athletic department in addition to intramural sports, supervising the McLendon Center and as an adjunct […]

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Men’s Basketball Interim Head Coach speaks to Rotary Club

Northwest Mississippi Community College Men’s Basketball Interim Head Coach Shane Oakley, second from left, was the speaker at the Nov. 9 meeting of the Senatobia Rotary Club. Oakley gave an overview of the upcoming season. Welcoming Oakley (l-r) was Northwest President, Dr. Michael Heindl, Rotary member and program leader; Jerry Brewer, Rotary president and Dr. […]

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Canon honored as Senatobia Rotary Club’s Teacher of the Month

Sybil Canon, English composition instructor and associate vice president of Development and Special Projects (second from right) was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s November Teacher of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Canon (left to right) are Rotary President Jerry Brewer, Julie Correro, division director of Education, her husband Al Canon and Dr. […]

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Williams named Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month

Greg Williams (second from right), a sophomore from Sherman studying psychology, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s November Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Williams is the son of Sherlonda Morris and Edward Coleman and he is a member of the Northwest Ranger Cheerleaders. Congratulating Williams (l-r) is Bonnie Griffis, sociology instructor, […]

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Horton named VP of administration and finance at Northwest

Recently, Dr. Michael Heindl, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, announced the appointment of Jeff Horton as vice president of Administration and Finance. Horton replaces Gary Mosley, who retired as vice president of Finance on June 30. Horton has extensive experience in higher education finance and administration, having served as vice president of finance and […]

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Stevens named Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month for October

Cooper Stevens (second from right), a sophomore from Senatobia studying business administration was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s October Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Stevens (l-r) is Marty Bolen, economics instructor, J.B. Lowrie, president of First Security Bank, where Stevens has an internship and Earle Moore, Rotary president-elect. (Photo by […]

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DeSoto Center assistant dean earns doctorate

Dr. Keith Reed, dean of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center is pleased to announce that DeSoto Center Assistant Dean Josh Filtz recently earned his doctorate in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education from the University of Mississippi. Filtz has served as assistant dean since 2014. In this capacity, he provides support to the […]

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Northwest Career Center director earns doctorate in higher education

Northwest Mississippi Community College officials are pleased to announce that Career Center Director Tonyalle Rush recently earned her doctorate in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education from the University of Mississippi. Rush is the former evening school director and career-technical counselor at the DeSoto Center in Southaven. Her dissertation entitled, “The Perceptions and Experiences […]

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