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Young receives scholarship for highest nursing average

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing annually receives a donation of $500 from a former student who is now a nurse educator. The recipient of the scholarship was nursing student Stephanie Young of Horn Lake, center. Young was chosen to receive the scholarship for the highest GPA in the nursing program. She is […]

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Nursing student receives Mississippi Nurses Foundation scholarship

Each year the Mississippi Nurse’s Foundation (MNF) awards a $1,000 scholarship to a sophomore nursing student who exhibits academic achievement, leadership qualities and involvement in student activities and community. This year’s recipient was Jennifer Davis of Horn Lake, second from left, who was selected by Northwest Faculty.  Davis is a member of Alpha Delta Nu […]

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Rys named Rotary Student of the Month

Miranda Rys (second from right), a sophomore from Coldwater studying Nursing, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s April Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Rys (l-r) is Northwest President Dr. Michael Heindl, Stacy Taylor, nursing instructor and Jay Foster, superintendent of Senatobia City Schools and Rotary program leader. (Photo by LaJuan […]

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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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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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