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Northwest nursing program prepares students for early entry into higher degree programs

In 2013, first-year nursing students from the Northwest Mississippi Community Division of Nursing began applying to the RN-MSN Early Entry program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) School of Nursing. Since that time, nine students have graduated with their master’s degree in nursing, and another five are currently working toward that goal. Additionally, […]

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Holmes honored as Northwest Alumna of the Year

Longtime educator and Northwest retiree, Brenda Gentry Holmes (center) was honored as Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumna of the Year on Sept. 27 during Homecoming festivities. Holmes attended Northwest from 1970-1972. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education and the AAA certificate in Education from Delta State University and her second master’s degree […]

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Five former Rangers inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Northwest Mississippi Community College inducted five former athletes into the Northwest Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming ceremonies on Sept. 27. Inducted into the 19thSports Hall of Fame class were (l-r)Vandell Grisgby, football, 1991-1992; Wilbert Beard, men’s basketball, 1970-1972; Elyse Lovelace, women’s soccer, 2006; David Moss, baseball, 1983-1984 and Willie Brown, men’s basketball, 1970-1972.  (Photo […]

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth/Northcentral Electric Power Association (NCEPA) 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from Northwest Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 20 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in Olive Branch. A total of 40 teams competed. Taking first place […]

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Five Rangers to be inducted into Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming festivities Sept. 27

By Brian Lentz, assistant director of Sports Information SENATOBIA – Northwest Mississippi Community College will induct five former student-athletes into its Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming week Sept. 24–28 on the Senatobia campus. The induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. at the David M. Haraway Center. An invitation-only reception and meet and greet […]

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Northwest Homecoming to be held Sept. 27

Northwest Mississippi Community College will hold its 2018 Homecoming festivities on Thursday, Sept. 27 on the Senatobia campus. Homecoming week will kick off with a pep rally on Monday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Haraway Center and continue throughout the week with a Homecoming luncheon at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center in Oxford on […]

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Brenda Gentry Holmes named Northwest Alumna of the Year

Longtime Northwest employee Brenda Gentry Holmes of Oxford has been named Northwest Mississippi Community College’s 2018 Alumna of the Year. Holmes will be honored on Sept. 27 during Homecoming festivities on the Senatobia campus. Holmes grew up in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, the daughter of Nolan and Clara Gentry. The fifth of the Gentrys’ six children, […]

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President greeted by Foundation board at August meeting

Dr. Michael Heindl (center front), president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, was greeted by the Northwest Foundation Board of Directors at its recent quarterly meeting.  Heindl praised the foundation board and staff for having the largest endowment of any community college foundation in Mississippi. “I look forward to working with all of you and hope […]

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Northwest alumnus receives national lifetime achievement award

Dr. Ron Chance, a 1968 alumnus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, was recently named the recipient of the 2018 Lawrence B. Evans Award in Chemical Engineering Practice by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from over 100 countries. The […]

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