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Northwest DeSoto Center under new leadership

When former DeSoto Center Dean Richie Lawson left to assume duties as Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Vice President for Education earlier this summer, he knew he was leaving DeSoto Center in capable hands. On July 1, Assistant Dean Jeremy Isome

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Anderson named dean of students at Northwest

Northwest Mississippi Community College Housing and Campus Life Director Aime Anderson has been named dean of Students, according to college officials. In her new role, Anderson will be responsible for housing, student conduct, dining and food services and educational programming

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Arrington named Northwest division director of business

Longtime business instructor Leah Arrington has done something most other faculty has probably never done – she has taught students on all three campuses of Northwest Mississippi Community College. Arrington, who is beginning her 24th year at Northwest, was recently

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Robinson named assistant director of bands at Northwest

Justin Robinson has been named assistant director of bands, according to John Mixon, division director of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Robinson will fill the position vacated by Mixon, who was named division director earlier this summer. Robinson

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Bynum named director of Northwest Nursing Division

When Dr. Denise Bynum moved into Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Benton Apartments as a nursing student 35 years ago, she could never have dreamed she would become director of the Nursing Division one day. Today, she works in the building

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Northwest Sports Information Department Garners National Publication Awards

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Northwest Mississippi Community College Sports Information office was honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) with three awards for excellence in publications, it was announced Monday. “This is a huge honor for me

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Bauer and Tallo named to CPRAM board

Selected to lead the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) in 2014-15 are (first row, from left) Bubby Johnston (East Central Community College), past president; Donna Thomas (Itawamba Community College), treasurer; LaJuan Tallo (Northwest Mississippi Community College), secretary; Dr.

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Northwest Registrar promoted to vice president

Northwest Mississippi Community College Registrar, Larry Simpson, has been named a vice president, according to college officials. Simpson was formerly dean of enrollment management for the college. Simpson started his career at Northwest in 1980 as a vocational related studies

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Chavez graduates from Education Policy Fellowship Program

Tim Chavez, advanced technology coordinator/trainer for the Workforce Division at Northwest Mississippi Community College, center, recently graduated from the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP), an in-service professional development leadership program that focuses on the core issues of education policy. The

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Lawson named vice president of Education at Northwest

Richie E. Lawson, former dean of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center has been named vice president for Education. Lawson began his career at Northwest in 1983, teaching what was then called Mortuary Science at DeSoto Center. He taught until

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