Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

Northwest employees honored for five years of service

Northwest Mississippi Community College employees with five years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured left, front row (l-r) Lucia Nelson, art instructor; Mollie Owens, housekeeping; Danita Lloyd, art instructor; Doris Jeter, housekeeping; Rosie Johnson, […]

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Northwest Communications staff wins top honors at annual conference

Members of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Office of Communications brought home 10 awards, including the top award in Print Media at the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) annual conference May 21 -23 in Ocean Springs. The conference featured guest speakers covering topics relevant to public relations activities at the state’s universities and community […]

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Northwest instructors receive Bateman scholarship

Pictured: Dr. Marilyn Bateman, retired academic dean of Northwest Mississippi Community College, center, congratulates two faculty members who have been awarded scholarships from The Dr. Marilyn Bateman Endowment to further their studies beyond the current degrees they hold. Northwest instructors Doug Johnson, left, is pursuing a doctorate at Murray State’s Doctor of Arts in English Pedagogy program […]

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Northwest’s Lawson receives T.P. Vinson award

Richie E. Lawson, vice president for Education at Northwest Mississippi Community College was recently honored by the University of Mississippi-DeSoto Center as the 2017 recipient of the T.P. Vinson award. T.P. Vinson was an associate dean, faculty member and advising coordinator in the School of Education at Ole Miss who strongly supported the regional campuses […]

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Beard, Rush complete Leadership Academy

Pictured: Gerald Beard, Disability Support Services coordinator at Northwest Mississippi Community College, left, and Tonyalle Rush, Evening School director at Northwest’s DeSoto Center, 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 […]

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Northwest Education Association collects items for St. Jude

Students in the Northwest Mississippi Community College Education Association (NWEA) collected travel-size toiletries for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital for their spring service project. The students placed donation boxes in the Calhoun Building and R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus during the spring semester. Pictured l-r are Teri Hawkins, club sponsor; Julie Correro, division […]

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Hernando High School students job shadow in Nursing Division

Students from Hernando High School (HHS) recently visited the Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Simulation Lab as part of the school’s job shadowing program. This is the fourth year Hernando High School has participated with Northwest. Students are selected by their counselors to shadow in their areas of interest.  Pictured (l-r) are Melissa Evans, nursing […]

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Jo Logan Endowment established at Northwest

The Jo Ellen Logan Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. Jo Ellen Logan taught speech and theatre at Northwest for 36 years before her retirement in 2011. At the time of her retirement, a Northwest Foundation scholarship was established in […]

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Upcoming Reading Roundtable set for April 25

The April meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, April 25 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. In 1993, Greg Mortenson was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers in Pakistan and promised to […]

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Northwest 2017 All-Mississippi Academic Team Honorees recognized

Northwest Mississippi Community College students Devon Troy-Lee Thomas of Oxford; Kayla Rene Duerstock of Nesbit; Alexis Riley Slade of Horn Lake; Veronica Earlene Wilson of Oxford; Kendall Elaine McCoy of Olive Branch and Kayla Mallory Perez of Horn Lake were honored on March 22 for being named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Mississippi Academic […]

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