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Shaheen recognized for faculty excellence at Northwest DeSoto Center

Northwest Mississippi Community College history instructor Robert Shaheen was presented the DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening faculty meeting on Aug. 15. The DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award was established last year to recognize one

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Northwest Head Football coach speaks at Senatobia Rotary Club

Northwest Mississippi Community College Head Football Coach Benjy Parker (center) spoke about the Rangers’ upcoming season at the Senatobia Rotary Club on Aug. 26. Bailey Hunt, Rotary club president (far left) welcomed (left to right) Bubba Skelton, Northwest athletic director;

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President recognizes faculty and staff customer service at opening meeting

    Left, Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (left) presented the 2016 Faculty Customer Service Award to Dan Scherer, DeSoto Center computer information systems instructor (center) at the Aug. 15 opening day faculty meeting. Scherer was

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Haraway wins Northwest’s Grisham Excellence in Teaching award

Northwest Mississippi Community College English instructor Leelee Haraway was presented the Sandy Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening faculty meeting on Aug. 15. This award is given to an academic faculty member on the Senatobia campus in

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New Northwest faculty introduced, Quality Enhancement Plan unveiled

Northwest Mississippi Community College held its opening faculty meeting on Aug. 15 on the Senatobia campus, during which new full-time faculty members were recognized and the college’s new 10-year Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) was introduced. New faculty on the Senatobia

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Sen. Wicker visits new Mechanical Technology Building

Senator Roger Wicker, right, listens as Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology instructor Josh Buchanan explains how used air conditioning units can be used as teaching tools in the classroom. Wicker visited Northwest’s new Mechanical Technology

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Vicki Hale Endowment established at Northwest

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing has established the Victoria Parker Hale Endowment in honor of long-time Division Director Vicki Hale. Hale served as division director of the Nursing Division from 1988-2008 when she retired from Northwest. After

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Northwest business instructor earns doctorate

Northwest Mississippi Community College computer instructor Amy Nicholson Stewart recently earned her doctorate in Instructional Technology and Design from the University of Southern Mississippi (USM). Stewart, who has been teaching at Northwest since 2005, currently teaches online and classroom courses

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Beard, Rush selected for MCCLA

Pictured:  Northwest Mississippi Community College Disability Support Services Coordinator Gerald Beard, left, and DeSoto Center Evening School Director Tonyalle Rush, right, have been nominated by college administration to attend the 2016-2017 Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA). The MCCLA is

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Sellers, Filtz graduate from Mississippi college leadership academy

Matt Sellers, director of accounting at Northwest Mississippi Community College, recently graduated from the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA). The MCCLA is organized around the practical needs for future community college leaders, specific to the Mississippi community college system.

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