Tag: DeSoto Center

Northwest’s Lawson receives T.P. Vinson award

Richie E. Lawson, vice president for Education at Northwest Mississippi Community College was recently honored by the University of Mississippi-DeSoto Center as the 2017 recipient of the T.P. Vinson award. T.P. Vinson was an associate dean, faculty member and advising

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Beard, Rush complete Leadership Academy

Pictured: Gerald Beard, Disability Support Services coordinator at Northwest Mississippi Community College, left, and Tonyalle Rush, Evening School director at Northwest’s DeSoto Center, right, recently graduated from the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA). The MCCLA was developed in the spring

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer culinary spring luncheon March 29

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

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Northwest students participate in MACJC Legislative Appreciation Luncheon

Northwest Mississippi Community College was represented well at the Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC) Legislative Appreciation Luncheon on Jan. 24 in Jackson. Left: Students from Northwest DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRT) program provided desserts

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Northwest’s Secret Santa   

For the last four years, an anonymous donor has given the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation a gift of $1,000 in hopes of making students’ Christmas better. “He just gives us the money and tells us to find some students

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Northwest to offer variety of classes in Spring 2017 Mini-Terms

This Spring semester, Northwest Mississippi Community College will offer a variety of classes on the Senatobia campus, at DeSoto Center and online during the two eight-week Spring 2017 Mini-Terms. Mini-terms were developed for students who wish to take courses over

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DeSoto County scholarships, recipients recognized at recent ceremony

Right, The Ethan Eric Bayless Endowment and The Alice Hammersmith Endowment were established by DETER, a DeSoto County-based volunteer organization whose mission is to educate the public about the consequences of driving under the influence, under the leadership of past

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth/Northcentral Electric Power Association (NCEPA) 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from Northwest Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Cherokee

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Shaheen recognized for faculty excellence at Northwest DeSoto Center

Northwest Mississippi Community College history instructor Robert Shaheen was presented the DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening faculty meeting on Aug. 15. The DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award was established last year to recognize one

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer Mini-Terms for first time

This fall semester, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center will offer “Mini-Terms” for the first time. The two eight-week Mini-Terms will offer a variety of academic and career-technical classes. Mini-terms were developed for students who wish to take courses over

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