Category Archives: Students

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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Hoffer named Senatobia Rotary Student of the Month

Elizabeth Hoffer (second from right), a sophomore from Pascagoula studying criminal justice, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s February Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Hoffer is the daughter of John Hoffer. Congratulating Hoffer (l-r) is Jerry Brewer, Rotary president, Dr. Melissa Wright, director of Learning Resources and Dr. Michael Heindl, president […]

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Northwest theatre program brings home prestigious awards from regional festival       

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s theatre pathway and their instructors attended the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) February 5-9 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Northwest competes in KCACTF Region IV, which encompasses colleges and universities from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee and Southern Virginia. Northwest was one […]

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Northwest names 18 students to 2018 -2019 Hall of Fame

Eighteen Northwest Mississippi Community College students have been inducted into the 2018 -2019 Northwest Hall of Fame, the highest honor a Northwest student can attain based upon their academic prowess and involvement in student life at the college. The group was honored at the Feb. 14 Board of Trustees meeting on the Senatobia campus. Ten […]

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Northwest announces 2019 HEADWAE honorees

Northwest Mississippi Community College recently announced its 2019 HEADWAE honorees. The HEADWAE student is sophomore William Joshua Wood, who attends Northwest’s Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC), and the HEADWAE faculty member is Elizabeth Harvey, mathematics instructor at LYTC. HEADWAE stands for “Higher Education Appreciation Day-Working for Academic Excellence.” The award was established by Mississippi Legislative Resolution […]

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Northwest students get hands-on experience helping others

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology (HVAC) program recently got some hands-on experience while helping someone in need. When HVAC instructor Josh Buchanan was approached by Joe Cooper from Highland Baptist Church to help the church with a project, he and fellow instructor Chris Blount jumped at the chance. […]

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Northwest students vying for paid industry-led apprenticeships

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College Industrial Electronics Engineering Technology (IEET) students had an opportunity to interview for paid industry-led apprenticeships with local companies. Northwest’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) program is designed to offer students the opportunity to interview for an industry-led apprenticeship with companies to begin during the spring semester of their freshman year in the […]

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