Monthly Archives: May 2018

 Northwest recruiters attend 10th annual APEX summit                       

Eight Northwest Mississippi Community College student recruiters participated in the 10th Annual Community College APEX Leadership Summit May 20-22 at the University of Mississippi. Students from statewide community colleges participated in leadership training sessions throughout the weekend. Dakota Kelso of Senatobia, JaDarrius Hodges of Walls, Zach Brown of Tunica, Lloyd Newson of Senatobia, Caley Lloyd […]

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Northwest Foundation receives annual donation from Bancorp South

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted a contribution of $6,000 from BancorpSouth to the Northwest Foundation, designated for their Share the Future annual scholarship. BancorpSouth has a 20-year history of giving to Northwest, according to Canon. Since 1998, they […]

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President recognizes SkillsUSA students at Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, far left, recognized Northwest’s SkillsUSA participants at the May 10 Northwest Board of Trustees. Students in Northwest’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson on April 11 and 12 to participate in the SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and brought home 11 gold medals, three silver medals and two […]

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Nursing students receive scholarships from state university

These Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing students recently received scholarships from Mississippi Board of Nursing/Office of Nursing Workforce (MSBN /ONW). Patti Gordon, director of Alumni Affairs and Development Operations, front row, far left and Dr. Denise Bynum, director, Division of Nursing, front row, far right, congratulated the students. Front row (l-r) Gordon, Amanda Lindsey of […]

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Shoot for the Heart student volunteers receive cash scholarships

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $6,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held on April 19. The shooters at the event chose 12 nursing student volunteers to receive a $500 scholarship in recognition for their excellent service.  On hand for the check presentation were front row (l-r) […]

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President welcomes Abraham to graduation ceremonies

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, welcomes Dr. Jimmy Abraham, vice chairman, Client and Business Relations of Cadence Bank to graduation exercises on May 11. Abraham was the commencement speaker for the college’s 102ndCommencement ceremonies. Dr. Abraham is a retired associate vice president of Development and Alumni and executive director at […]

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Northwest’s Business Management Tech program preparing students for bright future

Renowned photographer Chris Grosser once said, “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”  Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Business Management Technology (BMT) program are given the chance to create opportunities for themselves by learning skills to help them create those opportunities effectively. The BMT program was launched in Fall 2016. It is a two-year program […]

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