Monthly Archives: July 2015

Northwest fall registration just around the corner

Registration for the 2015 fall semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College is just around the corner. Open registration and orientation for day classes for students who have not previously registered will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12 and Thursday, Aug. 13 on all Northwest campuses. Open registration for evening classes will be held on Tuesday, […]

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Northwest Ranger Band drum major returns; leaders meet

Morgan Van Nortwick of Olive Branch will be returning this year as Northwest Mississippi Community College’s drum major. Van Nortwick is a sophomore who plays flute. This year’s marching show is entitled “Howl at the Moon” and will include “Thriller,” by Michael Jackson, “Moon over Bourbon Street,” by Sting and “Moondance” by Van Morrison. The band […]

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Former Northwest Rodeo coach receives Cowboy Keeper Award

Longtime Northwest Mississippi Community College Rodeo Coach Lawrence “Bud” Young has been named one of this year’s recipients of the “Cowboy Keeper Award” by the National Day of the Cowboy (NDOC) organization. Young, who retired from Northwest in 2009, coached college rodeo for 36 years. He served as the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Ozark […]

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Reading Roundtable receives donation from Sycamore Bank

Pictured: Members of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Reading Roundtable were on hand to receive the annual donation from sponsor Sycamore Bank. Seated left to right are Courtney Hicks, reference librarian, Pam Hawks, director, Business & Training Development, Sycamore Bank; Maggie Moran, director of Learning Resources and Francis Ruffin. Standing, Meg Ross, director of Student […]

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Northwest alumnus brings his love of education back to Mississippi

Northwest Mississippi Community College alumnus and Mississippi native Dr. Jason Walton is back on the path where he started. Walton returned to his beloved home state last July when he took the position of Head of School at the prestigious Jackson Preparatory School. Jackson Prep, as it is known, is an independent, co-educational, and college […]

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Fall orientation, registration in progress July 7, 8, 14 or 15

Students can register on campus  July 7, 8, 14 or 15 or during Open Registration for day classes Aug. 12-13, evening classes Aug. 11-12 and Online classes Aug. 11-13. For more information, click here.   Northwest Instructor Doug Johnson, center, advises students Katie Edwards of Senatobia, left and Arnoldo Ferretiz, right, of Senatobia on their […]

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Leaving his mark: former yearbook editor reminisces about time at Northwest

The great college basketball coach John Wooden once said, “Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.” For Northwest alumnus James Greer, a small gesture by one of his instructors made a huge difference in the course his life would take. When Greer came to Northwest in 1989, he […]

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