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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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Mixon named Northwest division director of Fine Arts

John Mixon of Oxford has been named as Division Director of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College. He succeeds Dr. Kenneth Sipley, who retired at the end of the school year. Mixon was previously assistant director of bands and

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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 14 awards, including the two top awards in Print Media and Electronic Media at the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) annual conference May 19 and 20 in

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Northwest president named Alumnus of Year for Ole Miss School of Education

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears was recently named 2014 Alumnus of the Year for the School of Education at the University of Mississippi. At a ceremony held on May 9, Dr. David Rock, dean of The

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