Monthly Archives: January 2015

Local authors invited to participate in Northwest “Author Rodeo Roundup” March 28

Northwest Mississippi Community College will hold its second annual “Author Rodeo Roundup” on Saturday, March 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Maggie Moran, director of Learning Resources, is rounding up local authors and publishers to participate in a panel discussion and book signing at the library […]

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ThyssenKrupp to award Northwest Foundation scholarship

Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College recently welcomed Terri Moore, human resources manager of ThyssenKrupp Elevator Manufacturing, to the Northwest Foundation office. Moore brought the news that ThyssenKrupp will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year. “We are pleased to add Northwest to the list of community colleges […]

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Reading Roundtable participants Skype with author

Pictured:Participants at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s January Reading Roundtable were able to ask questions through Skype to Amy Belding Brown, author of the book, “Flight of the Sparrow,” which they were discussing. The discussion was led by Maya Berry, digital librarian, standing left. Reading Roundtable meets the last Tuesday of each semester at 2 p.m. at […]

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Northwest hosts representatives from state board of nursing

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing welcomed two speakers from the Mississippi Board of Nursing on Jan. 21. Kathy Elliott, director of Licensure and Practice and Talisha Greenlaw, licensing officer spoke to nursing students from the associate degree and practical nursing programs about how to get and keep a nursing license. Elliott explained […]

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Northwest financial aid, scholarship deadlines announced

Students applying for Financial Aid or scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year at Northwest Mississippi Community College need to be aware of a few deadlines coming up over the next several months. As of January 1, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) was available for students to fill out. It should be completed […]

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Discounts on GED tests; practice tests available at Northwest GED Testing Center

From January 26 – February 28, adults can take advantage of two new special offers from GED Testing Service to help them study for and pass their GED test. These discounts will be available at any of the GED Testing Centers located at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Senatobia campus, DeSoto Center in Southaven, or Oxford […]

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Two nursing students qualify for UMMC Early Entry program

These Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing students recently qualified for The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) RN-MSN- Early Entry program. In order to qualify, students must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA, a 21 on the ACT and must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) prior to admission to the program. Pictured front row, […]

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Artists of Tate County to be featured in Northwest exhibit

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s February Art Exhibition will feature the works of Tate County artists. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, Feb. 5 from 5-7 p.m., and the exhibition will run from Feb. 2-25 in the Northwest Art Gallery on the Senatobia campus. The exhibition will feature the works of artists who live […]

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Northwest’s new recording equipment provides teaching tool

Recently, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Fine Arts Division purchased new recording equipment in the Fine Arts Auditorium that will not only enable the division to record in-house concerts and plays, but it will also provide a teaching tool for students in the Music Business/Industry program. The program, which began in Fall 2013, is designed […]

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