Monthly Archives: June 2018

Ranger Bluegrass Committee holds community interest meeting

Len Lawhon, supervisor of grounds at Northwest Mississippi Community College discusses plans for the upcoming Ranger Bluegrass Festival during a community interest meeting on June 28. The festival, which is presented by Gateway Tire, will be held at the Northwest Farm on Saturday, Oct. 13. and will feature well-known bluegrass acts performing on the main […]

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  Northwest first in state to have officially recognized QM course

Northwest Mississippi Community College has become the first community college in the state to have an online course officially recognized as a Quality Matters (QM) course, according to Phyllis Johnson, dean of eLearning. Northwest’s History I course, taught by Trent Booker is the course that gained the designation. In addition to the history course, Intermediate […]

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DeSoto Center Respiratory Therapy program holds first pinning

The Respiratory Therapy program at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center recently held its first pinning ceremony for the class of 2018 on May 9. Those receiving pins were (l-r) Jenny Burkett of Oxford, Kelsi Grady of Nesbit, Mallory Holmes of Southaven, Kristen Hays Willingham of Olive Branch, Morgan Moore of Hickory Flat, Tarika Renfroe […]

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 Northwest Communications staff brings home six awards from state competition

Members of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Office of Communications brought home six awards at the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) annual conference May 22 in Ridgeland. The conference featured guest speakers covering topics relevant to public relations activities at the state’s universities and community colleges as well as an awards luncheon. A first […]

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Northwest and Ole Miss to sponsor high school writing camp July 9-13

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Writing Centers and the University of Mississippi Writing Project are sponsoring a summer writing camp for grades 9-12 the week of July 9-13 from 8 a.m. to noon at the DeSoto Center in Southaven. “Speaking of Mississippi: Writing our Communities” will inspire creativity and will provide a space for writers […]

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First Northwest student accepted into Rural Dentist Scholarship program

Northwest Mississippi Community College student Kaitlin Coker of Charleston was recently accepted into the Mississippi Rural Dentist Scholarship Program (MRDSP). Coker is the first student from Northwest to achieve this honor. Coker studied biology at Northwest and will transfer to the University of MIssissippi this fall, where she will major in biological sciences. Once she […]

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