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All-Mississippi Academic team honored at Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (center) recognized Northwest’s 2019 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Mississippi Academic Team at the April Board of Trustees meeting. Pictured (seated, l-r) are Madelyn Welch, Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC) second team; Keirra Smith, LYTC, first team; Aisalyn Bean, LYTC, second team; Mallory Bledsoe, Senatobia campus, second team; Elizabeth Hopper, Senatobia, […]

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Money Smart Week event sponsored by library

(L-r) Maya Berry, Northwest Mississippi Community College digital librarian, welcomes Pam Hawks to the college on April 4. Hawks, the training and deposit officer at Sycamore Bank, was the speaker for “Money Matters,” which is a part of Money Smart Week, a national public awareness campaign coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to […]

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Northwest nursing students bring home awards from state convention

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Student Nurses Association (SNA) captured the prestigious “Spirit of the Community” Award from the annual Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) conference held March 28 in Biloxi. The award was given to them for their Diabetic Alert Dog (DAD) project. The Northwest Student Nurses Association (SNA) raised money […]

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Mi-BEST student finds his niche in Manufacturing Technology program

Will Colston was not thrilled at the prospect of attending Northwest Mississippi Community College, but once he got there his life changed. “I didn’t really know what I wanted to do. I just knew I wanted to work with my hands,” Colston said. “I didn’t want to come at first and once I talked to […]

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Northwest Practical Nursing programs achieve 95 percent pass rate

Northwest Mississippi Community College is proud to announce that the 2017-18 graduates of the Practical Nursing programs achieved an overall 94.89 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination-PN(NCLEX-PN®), the licensing examination for practical nurses. According to Dr. Stephanie Mullins, director of Northwest’s Practical Nursing program, 93 out of 98 students passed the NCLEX-PN®.The […]

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Newton named Senatobia Rotary Student of the Month

Victoria Newton (center), a sophomore from Nesbit studying theatre, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s March Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Newton (l-r) is Julie Correro, director of Education Instruction and Rotary member; Emily Harris, her mother; Newton, John Harris, her father and Jay Foster, superintendent of Senatobia City Schools […]

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Northwest HEADWAE recipients honored at Board of Trustees meeting

Pictured:Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl, left, congratulated Northwest’s 2019 HEADWAE recipients, l-r, Joshua Wood, a sophomore from Brandon studying accountancy at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC) and Elizabeth Harvey, LYTC mathematics instructor, at the Northwest Board of Trustees meeting on March 21.  Both recipients are from the Oxford campus. HEADWAE stands for […]

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Northwest ranked fourth in state in NCLEX-RN pass rates in 2018

Dr. Denise Bynum, director of instruction for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Department of Nursing announced that students in the Dec. 2017 and May 2018 graduating classes achieved a 93.9 percent pass rate on their first try taking the National Council of Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). Northwest had 82 graduates take the test […]

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DeSoto Center program places first and second in state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRMT) program recently placed first and second in competitions at the Mississippi Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference. The conference was held February 20-21 and was hosted by East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) and Mississippi University for Women (MUW.) “This competition is a […]

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