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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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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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