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DeSoto Center program places first and second in state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRMT) program recently placed first and second in competitions at the Mississippi Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference. The conference was held February 20-21 and was hosted by East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) and Mississippi University for Women (MUW.) “This competition is a […]

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DeSoto Center Respiratory Technology students donate goods to nursing home residents

Students in the Respiratory Care Society at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center delivered toiletries to residents at Diversicare in Southaven. The students raised money to purchase the toiletries through a raffle held during Respiratory Care Week in October. Left to right are Jeryl Boxx of Walls, Jacolby Day of Hernando, Haley Keelin of Horn […]

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DeSoto Center science students learn about scholarship options

Recently, Dr. Wahnee Sherman, executive director of the Mississippi Rural Physicians and Dental Scholarship Program visited science students at the DeSoto Center at Northwest Mississippi Community College to outline the scholarship programs that are available to students who choose to study medicine or dentistry in the state of Mississippi. According to Sherman, there is a […]

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DeSoto Center assistant dean earns doctorate

Dr. Keith Reed, dean of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center is pleased to announce that DeSoto Center Assistant Dean Josh Filtz recently earned his doctorate in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education from the University of Mississippi. Filtz has served as assistant dean since 2014. In this capacity, he provides support to the […]

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DeSoto Center Funeral Service Technology program director earns doctorate

Dr. Keith Reed, dean of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center is pleased to announce that Angela Hopper, program director of the Funeral Service Technology Program recently earned her doctorate in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education from the University of Mississippi. In her job at Northwest, Hopper discovered a disparity between the pass […]

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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. 20 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in Olive Branch. A total of 40 teams competed. Taking first place […]

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Annual 2+2 Golf Tourney sponsored by BancorpSouth and Northcentral EPA set for Sept. 20

Team spots are available for the annual BancorpSouth and Northcentral Electric Power Association 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. 20 at the Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. Founders and directors […]

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Allen recognized for faculty excellence at Northwest DeSoto Center  

Northwest Mississippi Community College psychology instructor Rebecca Allen was presented the DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening Faculty Convocation on Aug. 13. The DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award was established to recognize one DeSoto Center faculty member each year. Both academic and career–technical faculty are eligible for the award. The […]

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DeSoto Center Respiratory Therapy program holds first pinning

The Respiratory Therapy program at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center recently held its first pinning ceremony for the class of 2018 on May 9. Those receiving pins were (l-r) Jenny Burkett of Oxford, Kelsi Grady of Nesbit, Mallory Holmes of Southaven, Kristen Hays Willingham of Olive Branch, Morgan Moore of Hickory Flat, Tarika Renfroe […]

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