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Oct. 31 performance of Northwest fall theatre production moved to Oct. 29

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Fine Arts Theatre Department has changed a performance date for its next production, Beth Henley’s “The Miss Firecracker Contest,” dropping the Friday, Oct. 31 performance and adding a performance on Wednesday, Oct. 29 instead.   “We felt like we would not get a great turnout on Halloween night, […]

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Three former Ranger athletes inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

  Three former Ranger athletes were named to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame on Sept. 20 during homecoming festivities. Left to right are Ben Evans, who broke records in both football and baseball during the 1976 and 1977 seasons; Shantell Atkins-Brown, a basketball powerhouse who scored 33 points during a game […]

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Northwest Homecoming Court shines in Sept. 20 ceremonies

  Right: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (far left) congratulates the college’s Homecoming queens as elected by the student body. Representing the three Northwest campuses are (left to right) Kristina Mays of Independence, Senatobia campus; Autumn Jones of Water Valley, Oxford Center and Amber Coss of Ripley, Tenn., DeSoto Center.   […]

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Dunn named 2014 Alumnus of the Year

James Dunn of Tunica, right, was named Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumnus of the Year on Sept. 20 during homecoming ceremonies. Dunn attended Northwest from 1973-1975 before transferring to Delta State University, where he earned a bachelor’s and master’s in education. He currently serves as president of the Tunica Board of Supervisors and president of […]

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Tate County Fair Board endows Tate County Fair Association scholarship

Members of the Tate County Fair Association Board of Directors present Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects (second row, center) with a check for $5,000 to complete the endowment of the Tate County Fair Association Scholarship. The board gave the initial $5,000 in 2013. The first scholarship will be awarded in […]

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Lt. Governor visits Northwest

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, welcomed Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, right, to the Senatobia campus. Reeves visited the Nursing Building, the Industrial Electronics Technology and Agricultural Technology programs and the construction site for the new Mechanical Technology Building. He also took a driving tour of the campus. (Photo by Sarah […]

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Upcoming Reading Roundtable set for Sept. 30

The September meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life-steady boyfriend, close family, etc. In desperation, she takes […]

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Northwest seeks community input on improving student learning

Northwest Mississippi Community College is dedicated to continuous improvement in all areas, in particular student success. As we begin the process of selecting a topic for a Quality Enhancement Plan to improve student learning, we are soliciting suggestions. The college is seeking community input on the Quality Enhancement Plan topic selection. Interested community members can […]

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Nursing Division receives Shoot for the Heart donation

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $30,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held on April 26. On hand for the check presentation were (l-r)Tom Pittman, president of The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi; Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest, Allyson Wilson, Keith Wilson, founder of Shoot […]

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Oxford Center Practical Nursing students receive scholarships

Pictured right: These Practical Nursing students, (l-r) Leslie Hobbs of Potts Camp, Felicia Hollis of Charleston, Candy Boyle of Coffeeville and Molly Falkner of Thaxton have been selected by their instructors to receive The Pauline Marchbanks Endowed Scholarship. The students attend Northwest Mississippi Community College on the Oxford campus. The scholarship was established by Dick […]

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