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Northwest DeSoto Center culinary students provide desserts for legislative luncheon

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College was represented well at the Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC) Legislative Appreciation Luncheon on Jan. 26 in Jackson. Students from Northwest DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRT) program provided desserts

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Northwest DeSoto DECA students shine at state competition

Collegiate DECA students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center participated in the DECA Fall Leadership and Innovate Mississippi October 25-27 in Raymond, Miss. Enrollment in Northwest DECA is limited to Business and Marketing Management Technology or Hotel and Restaurant

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New award recognizes faculty excellence at Northwest DeSoto Center

American psychiatrist Dr. William Glasser once said, “When you study great teachers, you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.” Wayne Ferguson, a long-time mathematics instructor who was honored at the college’s annual

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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. 17 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in

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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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