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Former practical nursing instructor honored with scholarship

 The Jayne E. River Scholarship Endowment was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 30 in Senatobia. The scholarship was established by her husband Keith and children, Heather River McLellan and Steffi River. Before her

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Northwest alumna shines as flight nurse

It’s not every day you find yourself on the cover of a national magazine. Northwest Mississippi Community College alumna Shala Horton of Nashville may have been surprised by the honor, but for her it was just another day on the

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer culinary fall luncheon

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology program will host their Culinary Spring Luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 29 at noon. The event will be held at First Choice Catering, located at 5905 Scott Blvd. in Horn Lake. Students in

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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

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Northwest CTWE instructors receive special training

Career, Technical and Workforce Education instructors at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently received instruction during the “Train the Trainer” preparation course held at the Agricultural Technology Building on the Senatobia campus. The instructors were trained in OSHA Compliance for Powered Industrial Lift

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Dr. Spears welcomes Sen. Cochran to campus

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, welcomed Senator Thad Cochran, left, during Cochran’s Aug. 14 visit to the Senatobia campus. Spears gave Cochran a tour of the campus, including a visit to the college’s Agricultural Technology Building,

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New advanced manufacturing system improves Northwest training, recruitment

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career, Technical and Workforce Education division acquired a FAS-200 (Flexible Assembly System) that will enhance their programs through hands-on applications of automation systems; will attract and recruit new students and will provide additional training for

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Making graduation a family affair

Teresa Wilbourn always emphasized the importance of getting a college education to her three children as they were growing up in Sardis. Little did she know she would one day share her own college graduation ceremony with her daughter Treesa.

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Northwest Career -Technical programs shine in state testing

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career -Technical Education Division recently received its Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System, Edition 2 (MS-CPAS2) test results from the Mississippi Assessment Center and several of the college’s programs ranked high in the state. The MS-CPAS2

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Northwest offers surgical technology program at Oxford Center

Any surgeon would tell you a good surgical technician is critical to executing a good surgery. Offered only at the Oxford Center, the Surgical Technology program prepares students for a career where they can be well paid and make a

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