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Alexander endowment established at Northwest

The Charlotte Annice Alexander Endowment was established by her colleagues in the Department of Mathematics at Northwest Mississippi Community College as a tribute to her 39 years as a stellar educator in the field of mathematics. Alexander graduated from Senatobia High School, where she was an honor graduate and selected to the Hall of Fame. […]

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Northwest Foundation director announces retirement

Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently announced her retirement from Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to college officials. Under Canon’s leadership, the Northwest Foundation has accrued more than $10 million in the endowment for student scholarships and, in addition, has awarded more than $5 million in scholarships since 1996. She […]

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Cox endowment earmarked for Northwest science students

The Dr. Ray Cox Endowment has been established by his colleagues in the Natural Sciences Division at Northwest under the leadership of Robin Robison, director of the division. Cox graduated from high school in Colquitt, Georgia and earned a bachelor’s degree from Berry College and a master’s degree and a doctorate in Biochemistry from Auburn […]

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Williams named Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month

Greg Williams (second from right), a sophomore from Sherman studying psychology, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s November Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Williams is the son of Sherlonda Morris and Edward Coleman and he is a member of the Northwest Ranger Cheerleaders. Congratulating Williams (l-r) is Bonnie Griffis, sociology instructor, […]

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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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Stevens named Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month for October

Cooper Stevens (second from right), a sophomore from Senatobia studying business administration was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s October Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Stevens (l-r) is Marty Bolen, economics instructor, J.B. Lowrie, president of First Security Bank, where Stevens has an internship and Earle Moore, Rotary president-elect. (Photo by […]

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Northwest Career Center director earns doctorate in higher education

Northwest Mississippi Community College officials are pleased to announce that Career Center Director Tonyalle Rush recently earned her doctorate in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education from the University of Mississippi. Rush is the former evening school director and career-technical counselor at the DeSoto Center in Southaven. Her dissertation entitled, “The Perceptions and Experiences […]

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Holmes honored as Northwest Alumna of the Year

Longtime educator and Northwest retiree, Brenda Gentry Holmes (center) was honored as Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumna of the Year on Sept. 27 during Homecoming festivities. Holmes attended Northwest from 1970-1972. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education and the AAA certificate in Education from Delta State University and her second master’s degree […]

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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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Brenda Gentry Holmes named Northwest Alumna of the Year

Longtime Northwest employee Brenda Gentry Holmes of Oxford has been named Northwest Mississippi Community College’s 2018 Alumna of the Year. Holmes will be honored on Sept. 27 during Homecoming festivities on the Senatobia campus. Holmes grew up in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, the daughter of Nolan and Clara Gentry. The fifth of the Gentrys’ six children, […]

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