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New Northwest Dean of Students passionate about student success

If you ask Tara Dunn what her goals as dean of students for Northwest Mississippi Community College are, she will quickly tell you she wants to improve student development and success. Dunn hopes her own practical experience and desire will provoke positive influence on the students and the colleagues she works with daily. In her […]

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President recognizes new administrators, MCCLA nominees at August meeting

Right, Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (third from left) recognized several new administrators at the August meeting of the Northwest Board of Trustees. Joining Dr. Spears (left to right) are Dr. Susanne Strehle, Dual Enrollment coordinator, Jennifer Luna, director of Financial Aid, Mary Ayers, director of Physical Plant, Julie Bauer, director […]

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Lawson elected president of state academic officers’ association

Northwest Mississippi Community College Vice President for Education Richie Lawson has been elected president of the Mississippi Community and Junior College Academic Officers’ Association for 2016-2017. Lawson served as vice president of the association during the 2015-2016 school year. Lawson was named vice president for Education in July 2014. Lawson began his career at Northwest […]

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Northwest DeSoto Center under new leadership

When former DeSoto Center Dean Richie Lawson left to assume duties as Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Vice President for Education earlier this summer, he knew he was leaving DeSoto Center in capable hands. On July 1, Assistant Dean Jeremy Isome was named dean of DeSoto Center, Career-Technical Education Director Keith Reed was promoted to associate […]

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Anderson named dean of students at Northwest

Northwest Mississippi Community College Housing and Campus Life Director Aime Anderson has been named dean of Students, according to college officials. In her new role, Anderson will be responsible for housing, student conduct, dining and food services and educational programming for students and the Northwest community regarding safety, security, relationships, cultural awareness and substance abuse. […]

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Northwest Registrar promoted to vice president

Northwest Mississippi Community College Registrar, Larry Simpson, has been named a vice president, according to college officials. Simpson was formerly dean of enrollment management for the college. Simpson started his career at Northwest in 1980 as a vocational related studies instructor and held that post until 1988 when he was named a vocational counselor. He […]

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Lawson named vice president of Education at Northwest

Richie E. Lawson, former dean of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center has been named vice president for Education. Lawson began his career at Northwest in 1983, teaching what was then called Mortuary Science at DeSoto Center. He taught until 1987, when he was named director of Vocational Technical Education. In 1988, he moved to […]

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