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DeSoto Center Biology Department to adopt ARK trail

DeSoto Center biology instructors Dr. Darrell Barnes and Dr. Lindsay Massie and their students will be on hand on July 19 for a formal ceremony to officially “adopt” the ARK trails, where they have been working for over a year. Barnes and Massie, working in coordination with the Coldwater River Nature Conservancy (CRNC), take their […]

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Northwest online courses receive QM certification

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College online instructors participated in a formal Quality Matters (QM) subscriber-managed review and certification. Beth Dickerson, Business and Office Technology instructor’s Medical Terminology course and Jennifer Hale, mathematics instructor’s Calculus II course both met the required QM standards. “Quality Matters (QM),” is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to define and […]

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Northwest Mathematics Department endowments established

For 42 years Anita Stratton Wilborn Graham, known to her Northwest students as Mrs. Wilborn, set the standard for teaching excellence in the area of mathematics at Northwest Mississippi Community College. During that era, she educated many students who are now engineers, scientists, pharmacists, doctors, lawyers, and teachers. Several of her former calculus students have […]

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Northwest to host foreign language regional workshop

Northwest Mississippi Community College will host a Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA) Regional Workshop on June 13 on its Senatobia campus. The workshop is open to world language teachers from K-12 and community college levels, according to June Turner, Northwest Spanish instructor and workshop facilitator. Presenters at the workshop will include Edgar Serrano, Spanish instructor, […]

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Northwest creates new Office of Early College Programs for dual enrollment needs

One of the fastest growing trends in higher education is dual enrollment (DE) for high school students in college classes. Students who dual enroll are able to earn college credits while still in high school, thereby giving them a “jump start” on their higher education. Northwest Mississippi Community College has seen its own DE program […]

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EMT program director named “Educator of the Year”

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Paramedic Program director David Kuchta was named “Educator of the Year” by the Mississippi Emergency Medical Technicians Association (MEMTA), a state organization that promotes the professionalism, public welfare and the education of the general public of Emergency Medical Services. Kuchta received the award at their annual conference held in Tunica.  […]

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Retiring nursing instructor receives surprise at graduate luncheon

Retiring Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Instructor Charisse Reed (center) was surprised at the Nursing graduate luncheon with a framed photo signed by her last class of students to be inducted into Northwest’s Gamma Zeta chapter of Alpha Delta Nu (ADN), a national nursing honor society. Reed was instrumental in founding Northwest’s ADN chapter in […]

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Northwest Practical Nursing programs achieve 95 percent pass rate

Northwest Mississippi Community College is proud to announce that the 2017-18 graduates of the Practical Nursing programs achieved an overall 94.89 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination-PN(NCLEX-PN®), the licensing examination for practical nurses. According to Dr. Stephanie Mullins, director of Northwest’s Practical Nursing program, 93 out of 98 students passed the NCLEX-PN®.The […]

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer forensic science program

Beginning with the fall 2019 semester, Northwest will offer an Associate degree in forensic science, according to college officials. The program will only be offered at the DeSoto Center currently. The program will prepare students to develop a career in forensic science, forensic medicine, forensic drug analysis, forensic toxicology and DNA analysis, criminalistics or computer […]

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Northwest hosts junior high school math competition

The Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics Junior High Math Competition was held recently on the Senatobia campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College. On March 20, students from surrounding district schools traveled to the campus for testing. Northwest math instructors Susan Leake and Jennifer Hale coordinated the event. Seventh grade winners were Noah Lee of […]

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