Tag Archives: Career-Tech

Northwest students shine in SkillsUSA competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson on April 9 and 10 to participate in the SkillsUSA Leadership Conference. Northwest students brought home five gold medals, five silver medals and five bronze medals. “I am so proud of this group of young people. They represented us well in both competition […]

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EMT program director named “Educator of the Year”

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Paramedic Program director David Kuchta was named “Educator of the Year” by the Mississippi Emergency Medical Technicians Association (MEMTA), a state organization that promotes the professionalism, public welfare and the education of the general public of Emergency Medical Services. Kuchta received the award at their annual conference held in Tunica.  […]

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MHC-Kenworth reps visit with Collision Repair Tech students

Representatives from MHC-Kenworth in Memphis visited with upcoming graduates of the Collision Repair Technology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently. L-r, Kody Watson, assistant manager and Jay Teer, manager of MHC-Kenworth’s body shop talked to the students about job opportunities with their company, outlined the company’s benefits and explained transfer opportunities within the company. […]

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Casey discusses “Creative Connections” for closing the skill gap at MMA-MEP meeting

Dwayne Casey, associate dean of Workforce Solutions and Manufacturing Programs at Northwest Mississippi Community College (third from left) recently gave a presentation, “Creative Connections” on the “Closing the Skill Gap” discussion panel at the “Help for Employers to Link Programs to Skills” (HELPS) meeting of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association- Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MMA-MEP). The meeting was […]

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Welding student first at Northwest to receive NTHS/SkillsUSA scholarship

 Northwest Mississippi Community College welding student Kayla Amagliani of Hernando, center, is the first Northwest student to receive the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)/Skills USA Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded for “exhibiting academic achievement, dedication to excellence and demonstration of the seven founding attributes of the NTHS. Congratulating Amagliani are (l-r) Robin Douglas, assistant dean […]

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Heating and Air program receives donation from Modine Manufacturing

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program recently received a donation of heat exchangers, condensers and evaporators from Modine Manufacturing Company in Grenada. The products are to be used as teaching tools to help students learn to troubleshoot problems. (L-r) Doug Freeze, assistant director of Workforce Development, Chris Blount, instructor, Patti […]

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Applications now being taken for Fall 19 Cosmetology program

Applications for entrance into the Fall 2019 Cosmetology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College are currently being taken. The program is offered on the Senatobia campus, the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center and at the Ashland Center. For more information, contact Robin Douglas, assistant dean of Workforce Solutions and Career -Technical Education at 662-562-3233 or email rdouglas@northwestms.edu. […]

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Mi-BEST student finds his niche in Manufacturing Technology program

Will Colston was not thrilled at the prospect of attending Northwest Mississippi Community College, but once he got there his life changed. “I didn’t really know what I wanted to do. I just knew I wanted to work with my hands,” Colston said. “I didn’t want to come at first and once I talked to […]

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Northwest Workforce Solutions and Career-Technical Advisory breakfast draws over 150 business and industry leaders

Over 150 North Mississippi business and industry leaders attended the Northwest Mississippi Community College Northwest Workforce Solutions and Career-Technical Education Advisory Committee and District Workforce Development Council Meeting on April 2 at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Each year these industry professionals join Workforce Solutions and Career-Technicalfaculty and staff to discuss […]

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