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Northwest Nursing Division implements new admission requirements

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Division of Nursing has announced new requirements for application to the college’s Associate Degree Program in Nursing. According to Nursing Division Director Dr. Denise Bynum, the new changes will go into effect for the class beginning in January 2018. “This is not going to apply to people who have been accepted […]

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Northwest student overcomes struggles to pursue degree  

Danielle Henry’s journey has always been a difficult one. But the recent Northwest Mississippi Community College graduate is not one to let obstacles and struggles dictate her life. Henry, who has Asperger Syndrome, recently graduated from Northwest with special honors. Henry, who lives in Walls, studied accountancy at Northwest. On May 12, she received her […]

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Renasant Bank Endowment established at Northwest   

The Renasant Bank Endowed Scholarship has been established through gifts to the Two Plus Two Scholarship Initiative, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. When the initiative began, Renasant Bank pledged $25,000 to the initiative, which was divided between the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation and The University of Mississippi […]

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Batesville couple graduates from Northwest on same day

Husband and wife Arthur L. Benson and Treva L. Benson of Batesville both graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College on May 12. While at Northwest, Arthur studied accountancy and earned an Associate of Arts degree and Treva studied Early Childhood Education Technology and earned an Associate of Applied Science degree. (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)   […]

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Ho Ching receives Senatobia Rotary Scholarship

Northwest Mississippi Community College freshman Abby Thompson Ho Ching of Senatobia, center, received the Senatobia Rotary Club Scholarship. Thompson has completed her freshman year at Northwest and is studying nursing. Congratulating Thompson is Sybil Canon, Northwest associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, left, and Rotary Club President Bailey Hunt. (Photo submitted)  

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Northwest Nursing students honored at graduate luncheon

Right, These Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing students were recently inducted into Northwest’s Gamma Zeta chapter of Alpha Delta Nu, a national nursing honor society. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in nursing classes and overall. Pictured front row (l-r) are Carla Delucia of Olive Branch, Dee Wages of Senatobia, Shelby Muccillo of Southaven, Daphne […]

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Northwest MI-BEST program helping students succeed

(Submitted by Petrecia Williams, MI-BEST coordinator) MI-BEST, Integrated Essential Skills Training, has been in effect since spring 2016. Qualifying students earn their High School Equivalency (HSE) while earning 15 hours of college credit plus four to seven certifications recognized and valued by local employers in one semester for free. The college and community outreach within […]

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Vogelsang, Charles named as Senatobia Rotary Students of the Month

Right, Jacob Vogelsang of Hernando (center), a freshman studying theatre, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s April Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Vogelsang (l-r) are Sadie Shannon, theatre chair; Craig Vogelsang, father; Teresa Vogelsang, mother and Rotary President Bailey Hunt.         Left, Leroy Charles III of Coldwater […]

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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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