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Spots still available at Sept. 17 Northwest 2+2 Golf Tournament

Spots are still available for the annual BancorpSouth 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center. The tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17 at the

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Ferguson first recipient of DeSoto Center faculty award

Wayne Ferguson, longtime math instructor at Northwest Mississippi Community College, center, is the first recipient of the DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award. Presenting the $500 award and plaque were Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, and Jeremy Isome, dean

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2014 Customer Service Award recipients honored at back to school meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, presented the 2014 Faculty Customer Service Award to Dr. K.N. Thimmaiah, DeSoto Center chemistry instructor, center, at the Aug. 10 opening day faculty meeting. Thimmaiah was recognized for outstanding customer

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Alumni come together to celebrate DeSoto Center 40th anniversary

Former administration, faculty staff and alumni were were on hand to celebrate DeSoto Center’s 40th Anniversary at the Alumni Fish Fry on May 5.  Entertainment was provided by the Northwest Steel Band. The event was sponsored by the Northwest Foundation.

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Northwest to celebrate DeSoto Center 40th anniversary May 5

Northwest Mississippi Community College invites our valued former students to our DeSoto Center’s 40th Anniversary Celebration, complete with a free fish fry, the opportunity to visit with former instructors and entertainment by the Ranger Steel Drum Band on May 5

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DeSoto Center instructor named to top 20 cardiovascular technology instructors

Northwest Mississippi Community College Cardiovascular Technology Instructor Ricky Stevens was recently named one of the “20 Top Cardiovascular Technology Instructors” on the Medical Technology Schools blog. Stevens has been an instructor at DeSoto Center since November 2006. He has a

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Indomitable Spirit Scholarship established at Northwest

The Indomitable Spirit Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Kitt and Dietrich Brand of Alberta, Canada, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development. The scholarship will be awarded to a DeSoto Center student, who

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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, March 25 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 GED graduate overcomes obstacles for success

Gandhi is credited with saying “We may stumble and fall but shall rise again; it should be enough if we did not run away from the battle.” This seems the perfect quote to describe Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center

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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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