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Northwest Spanish instructor named president of Mississippi Foreign Language Association

Northwest Mississippi Community College instructor Janet Bunch was recently elected president of the Mississippi Foreign Language Association.  She will serve a two-year term from 2014-2016. Bunch has served as the vice president of programs from 2012-2014, the on-site conference coordinator

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Northwest DECA students win first place in Start Up Day event

DECA students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center recently participated in the DECA Start-Up Day event in Raymond. The event, which was sponsored by Innovation Mississippi and WalMart, was a challenge to create or invent a new product. Northwest students

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DeSoto Center to offer evening school EMT program and other new classes in spring

The Evening School at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center will be offering an Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) – Basic program as well as several other new classes and class times during the evening beginning in January 2015, according to

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DeSoto Center Respiratory Therapy students participate in recruiting event

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College students from the Desoto Center were on hand to offer information about the college’s respiratory therapy program during the college’s Go West recruiting event on the Senatobia campus. Pictured left to right are Stephanie Scott

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Campbell named Northwest recruiter in DeSoto County

DeSoto County students will see a new face around their high schools as Angel Campbell makes her debut as the newest Northwest recruiter. Campbell is the first recruiter whose office is at the DeSoto Center. Campbell’s duties include recruiting at

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Rush named DeSoto Center Evening School Director

Former Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center counselor Tonyalle Rush was recently named Evening School Director. Rush, who has served at Northwest as a counselor since June 2009, took over after former Evening School Director Josh Filtz was named Assistant

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President honors Lamplighter instructors at Oct. Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, congratulated DeSoto Center instructors Tamara Pittman, center, and Robert Shaheen, right, at the October 9 Northwest Board of Trustees meeting. Pittman and Shaheen were chosen to represent the college at the

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from The University of Mississippi and Northwest Mississippi Community College at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 25 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in

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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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Northwest Homecoming Court shines in Sept. 20 ceremonies

  Right: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (far left) congratulates the college’s Homecoming queens as elected by the student body. Representing the three Northwest campuses are (left to right) Kristina Mays of Independence, Senatobia campus; Autumn

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