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Sen. Wicker visits new Mechanical Technology Building

Senator Roger Wicker, right, listens as Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology instructor Josh Buchanan explains how used air conditioning units can be used as teaching tools in the classroom. Wicker visited Northwest’s new Mechanical Technology

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Northwest ABE/GED new student registration dates set

New student registration for the GED program at Northwest Mississippi Community College is set for August 1- 4, according to Vickie Barksdale, director of Adult Basic Education at Northwest. Registration is available both during the day and evening in Batesville,

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Northwest CTWE Advisory Breakfast held on April 20

Over 100 North Mississippi business and industry leaders attended the Northwest Mississippi Community College Career, Technical and Workforce Education (CTWE)/District Workforce Development Council annual Advisory Committee Meeting on April 20 at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus.

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President welcomes DeSoto County Supervisor Caldwell to campus

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, welcomed DeSoto County Supervisor Lee Caldwell, 4th District, right, to the college’s open house foe the new Mechanical Technology Building on April 20. The 33,000 sq. ft building, located next

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Mayor receives plaque from PMMT student

Senatobia Mayor Alan Callicott, left, shows off his new Northwest Rangers plaque at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s open house for the new Mechanical Technology Building on April 20. The plaque was created for him by Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology

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DNA expert visits Northwest Criminal Justice program

    DNA expert Dr. Bo Scales, of Scales Biological Laboratory in Brandon spoke to the Criminal Investigation class at Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 18. The class is part of the Criminal Justice curriculum. Whitney Nickels is the

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Open house for new Northwest Mechanical Technology Building set April 20

An open house for the new Mechanical Technology Building at Northwest Mississippi Community College is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, according to David Campbell, district dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education. Campbell stated that the open house will take

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Dandridge named Tate County Educator of the Year

Northwest Mississippi Community College Business and Office Technology Instructor Sheila Dandridge, right, was named Tate County Educator of the Year at the 18th annual Tate County Economic Development Foundation banquet on March 21. Congratulating Dandridge is Coldwater Mayor Vernon Jackson,

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Northwest DeSoto DECA students shine at state competition

Collegiate DECA students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center participated in the DECA State Conference Feb. 24-26 in Southaven. Enrollment in Northwest DECA is limited to Business and Marketing Management Technology or Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology students. The

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Northwest students shine in SkillsUSA state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career-Technical programs traveled to Jackson March 1 and 2 to participate in the 2016 SkillsUSA Mississippi State Competition. First place winners from Northwest were Preston Bagwell of Pontotoc, Diesel Equipment Technology; Savannah Riley of

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