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Northwest to offer online specialized early childhood training

This fall, Northwest Mississippi Community College will be offering 15 hours of Early Childhood Education Technology credit for individuals seeking to meet Pre-k teacher or assistant teacher certification requirements. Participants willearn college credit and specialized early childhood training. The curriculum will focus on child development and learning, age-appropriate classroom management, positive social, emotional and behavior development […]

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Northwest adult education recognized for most graduates

Northwest Mississippi Community College was recently recognized with the “Gold Glove Award” by the office of Adult Education, Mississippi Community College Board as the institution that achieved the highest number of High School Equivalency diplomas (HSEs) conferred during the fiscal year 2017-2018. According to Tim Chavez, director of Adult Education, at the time the certificate […]

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Northwest to offer full time evening welding program

Northwest Mississippi Community College is offering a full time evening Welding and Cutting program beginning Aug. 20. The program runs Monday through Friday from 4 -10 p.m. and covers MIG, TIG, Fluxcore, ARC welding, blueprint reading and plasma cutting.  Financial aid is available and students who complete the program successfully will graduate with a career […]

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Name of late Northwest Adult Education director added to son’s endowment

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation has announced that the name of William Guy Purdy will be added to The Stephen Purdy Endowed Scholarship, which was established in 2005 by Purdy and his wife Mary to honor their son Stephen’s memory. Guy Purdy died on April 7, 2018. Purdy earned an Associate of Technology Degree […]

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Free vendor space available at Ranger Bluegrass Festival until July 31

The Northwest Ranger Bluegrass Festival committee is offering free vendor space until July 31 for those local craft makers and artisans who want to show their talents at the upcoming Oct. 13 festival. According to volunteer and activities coordinator Angie Stuart, the committee is looking to get “back to basics” in the arts and crafts […]

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Northwest receives state award from Mississippi Main Street Association

Northwest Mississippi Community College was recently recognized at the 29thAnnual Mississippi Main Street Association Annual Awards meeting. The college received a “Premier Partner” award for its collaboration with Senatobia Main Street during 2018. Northwest’s Graphic Design Technology students helped rebrand and update the artwork for the Five Star City Festival. “This year Senatobia Main Street […]

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President recognizes SkillsUSA students at Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, far left, recognized Northwest’s SkillsUSA participants at the May 10 Northwest Board of Trustees. Students in Northwest’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson on April 11 and 12 to participate in the SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and brought home 11 gold medals, three silver medals and two […]

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Northwest MI-BEST Health Care Assistant Class makes history

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Fall 2017 Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) Health Care Assistant class has earned its place in history as the first class of its kind in Mississippi to achieve a 100 percent pass rate on both their state board certification exams and high school equivalency tests (HSEs). “We are […]

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HCA students visit Millcreek of Hernando

Health Care Assistant students at Northwest Mississippi Community College made a recent visit to Millcreek, a rehabilitation treatment center in Hernando. The students visited with several Northwest Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) Health Care Assistant students who are now employed at the center. The former students talked about their careers at the […]

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