Monthly Archives: October 2015

More than 850 high school seniors visit Northwest in annual recruiting event

  Northwest Mississippi Community College Director of Recruiting, Jere Herrington, left, presents a half-tuition scholarship voucher to Byhalia High School senior Devisha Burton. Her name was drawn at random from a list of all of the participants. Burton was among more than 850 high school students who came to Northwest’s “We are Northwest” recruiting event […]

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Northwest art faculty to showcase work in November exhibit

The November exhibit at Northwest Mississippi Community College will showcase the works of the college’s visual art faculty. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5 from noon – 1 p.m., and the exhibition will run Nov. 2-27 in the Northwest Art Gallery on the Senatobia campus. The show will consist of works […]

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LYTC students inducted into Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society

Students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Oxford campus were recently inducted into the Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society on Oct. 22. Jim McNutt, national executive officer of Gamma Beta Phi was the speaker at the ceremony. Advisors are Dr. Carol Cleveland and Julie Stokes. Inductees, left to right, are Stephanie Howe of Bruce, Caitlin Lyons […]

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Legge receives MDOT scholarship

Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) Commissioner Mike Tagert, left, visited Northwest Mississippi Community College to award a $500 cash scholarship to Christopher Ryan Legge, a freshman from Batesville studying engineering. Each year, MDOT awards scholarships to college students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) toward a career path in transportation-related fields. Eligibility is determined […]

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Mask named October Rotary Student of the Month

Savannah Mask, center, a sophomore from Coldwater studying early childhood education technology, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s October Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Mask (left to right) are Robin Douglas, assistant dean of career, technical and workforce education and Rotary President Hunter Taylor. (Photo submitted)  

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Northwest EMT/Paramedic program re-certified for accreditation

Recently, the Emergency Medical Technology/Paramedic program at Northwest Mississippi Community College was recertified for accreditation. Northwest is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (COAEMSP). A two-member team from COAEMSP spent two days reviewing documentation and […]

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Pep Rally, Basketball Meet the Rangers Date Set

SENATOBIA – Northwest Mississippi Community College invites students, faculty, staff and the community to “Meet the Rangers” night for men’s and women’s basketball on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 5:15 p.m. at Howard Coliseum. The Ranger cheerleading squad will perform and the players of both basketball teams will be introduced. In addition, we’ll hold a football […]

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Audition date set for Northwest’s production of “The Adventures of Nate the Great”

Auditions for Northwest Mississippi Community College’s spring production of “The Adventures of Nate the Great” will be held in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Senatobia campus on Monday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. Callbacks will be on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Auditions are open to all Northwest students as well as members of the community. […]

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Physical Education class participates in MSU P.E. and Coaching Major Focus Event

Students in Bert Foster’s Introduction to Physical Education (P.E.) class at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently attended the College of Education P.E. and Coaching Major Focus Event on Oct. 16 at Mississippi State University. Students who were interested in becoming a K-12 physical education teacher and or coach were invited to the event. Students were […]

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New scholarships, gifts recognized at Foundation Scholarship ceremonies

On Oct. 6 and 7, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, Northwest president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, presented plaques of appreciation at a ceremony honoring those who have established endowed scholarships at Northwest.   The Tim Shorter Endowment:  Established by his family. Shorter served as the evening school director at Northwest’s Lafayette -Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC) […]

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