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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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Chavez graduates from Education Policy Fellowship Program

Tim Chavez, advanced technology coordinator/trainer for the Workforce Division at Northwest Mississippi Community College, center, recently graduated from the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP), an in-service professional development leadership program that focuses on the core issues of education policy. The

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Northwest Welding and Cutting class constructs gate for Baddour Center

Pictured: Members of the 2013-2014 Welding and Cutting class at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently constructed and installed a 42 ft. gate at the entrance of the new Garden Center at the Baddour Center. Pictured left to right are Cord

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Northwest Practical Nursing students bring home awards from state convention

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Practical Nursing students from all campuses attended the Annual Mississippi Licensed Practical Nursing Convention on April 9-11th in Biloxi. Northwest’s Practical Nursing program is available on the Senatobia, Ashland, DeSoto and Oxford campuses. According to

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Southaven student wins Klein Tools Top Apprentice honor

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Instructor Whit Perry (right) presents Jewel Everett Dinning of Southaven with the Klein Tools Top Apprentice Award. Dinning also received a Klein Tool box set. (Photo submitted)

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer culinary spring luncheon

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology program will host their Culinary Spring Luncheon Wednesday, April 2 at noon. This year’s event will be held at First Choice Catering, located at 5905 Scott Blvd. in Horn Lake. Students

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