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DeSoto Center program places first and second in state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRMT) program recently placed first and second in competitions at the Mississippi Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference. The conference was held February 20-21 and was hosted by East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) and Mississippi University for Women (MUW.) “This competition is a […]

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Still named Senatobia Rotary Teacher of the Month

Rhonda Still, CTE Support Services Coordinator (second from left) was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s February Teacher of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Still (l-r) are Dr. David Campbell, Vice President Workforce Solutions and Career-Technical Education; her husband John Lee Still; Dr. Michael Heindl, president of Northwest and Rotary President Jerry Brewer. (Photo […]

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Northwest’s Collision Repair program preparing students for workforce

Northwest Mississippi Community College student Ryan Barradas of Walls has always loved working on cars. Because of that, he decided to enroll in the college’s Collision Repair Technology program. Now, Barradas is one of four Collision Repair students who currently have a paid internship, where they are getting hands-on work experience that will prepare them […]

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DeSoto Center Respiratory Technology students donate goods to nursing home residents

Students in the Respiratory Care Society at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center delivered toiletries to residents at Diversicare in Southaven. The students raised money to purchase the toiletries through a raffle held during Respiratory Care Week in October. Left to right are Jeryl Boxx of Walls, Jacolby Day of Hernando, Haley Keelin of Horn […]

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Northwest students get hands-on experience helping others

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology (HVAC) program recently got some hands-on experience while helping someone in need. When HVAC instructor Josh Buchanan was approached by Joe Cooper from Highland Baptist Church to help the church with a project, he and fellow instructor Chris Blount jumped at the chance. […]

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PMMT program receives $10,000 donation for student scholarships

The Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology (PMMT) program at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently received a $10,000 donation from the Gene Haas Foundation. The money is to be used for student scholarships. Pictured (l-r) are Dwayne Casey, associate dean of Workforce Solutions and Manufacturing Programs; Hugh Sims, sales engineer, Trident Southwest; Northwest President Dr. Michael […]

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  Northwest MI-BEST Healthcare student uses training to help classmates find jobs

Jody Dye was really tired of having no success in her career when she came into her sister-in-law Cathy Moore’s office that day. Moore, a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) counselor at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s WIN Center in Senatobia, was about to open a door for Dye that would change both Dye’s and […]

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Northwest to offer evening and weekend Practical Nursing program in Oxford

Northwest Mississippi Community College will begin offering an evening/weekend program in Practical Nursing in Oxford next January, according to Dr. Stephanie Mullins, director of Practical Nursing Programs. She explained that those students who are accepted into the program will begin study in January 2019 and graduate in July 2020. “It is a five-semester program because […]

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Northwest to offer evening Basic EMT program in Oxford

Northwest Mississippi Community College will begin offering an evening program in Basic Emergency Management Technology (EMT) in Oxford beginning next January, according to Dave Kuchta, director of Northwest’s Paramedic program. In order to apply for the program, potential students need to have a Northwest Application for Admission and all previous transcripts on file. Students must […]

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