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Northwest Civil Engineering Technology program looks to future

These days it seems that drones are everywhere. While they have become inexpensive enough for recreational use, they are also used in a variety of ways, including in commerce, agriculture and surveying.  In Tommy Watson’s Civil Engineering Technology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College, learning to use drones will help keep his students up to […]

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Kimberlin named September Rotary Student of the Month

Kendall Kimberlin of Olive Branch (center), a sophomore studying elementary education, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s September Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Kimberlin (l-r) are Julie Correro, division director of Education, Lela Stennett and Terri Hawkins, reading instructors and Rotary President Addison Lawrence. (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)

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Northwest librarian chosen to participate in Dartmouth institute

Northwest Mississippi Community College Instructional Librarian Courtney Hicks was one of 15 librarians nationwide who were selected to participate in Dartmouth College’s Librarians Active Learning Institute (LALI). Hicks attended the institute Aug. 9-11 in Hanover, New Hampshire. The purpose of the institute was to help librarians become better teachers, according to Hicks. “Many people don’t […]

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New faculty introduced at Northwest back to school meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College held its opening faculty meeting on Aug. 7 on the Senatobia campus, during which new full-time faculty members were recognized. New faculty on the Senatobia campus are Jared Brownlee, assistant band director; Kevin Hopson, business instructor; Jeremy Jarreau, automotive technology instructor; Jay Sarver, English instructor; Bonnie Griffis, sociology instructor; David Hendrix, […]

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Calloway wins Northwest’s Grisham Excellence in Teaching award

Jarrod Calloway, a psychology instructor at Northwest Mississippi Community College, was presented the Sandy Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening faculty meeting on Aug. 7. This award is given to an academic faculty member on the Senatobia campus in honor of Sandy Grisham, a retired instructor in the Social Science Division. The […]

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Wright, Correro slated for 2017-2018 MCCLA

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (left) congratulates Dr. Melissa Wright, director of Learning Resources (center) and Julie Correro, division director of Education (right) at the July Board of Trustees meeting.  The two have been nominated by college administration to attend the 2017-2018 Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA). The MCCLA is […]

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Patricia Miller Endowment established at Northwest        

The Patricia Miller Endowment was established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Natural Sciences, under the leadership of the director, Robin Robison. Family members, friends, and colleagues also contributed to the endowment. A native of Oxford, Miller’s higher education began at The University of Mississippi where she studied for three and a half […]

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Dr. Michael Butts Endowment established at Northwest 

The Dr. Michael Butts Endowment was established by Brenda and Scotty Holmes, his Northwest colleagues, his family, and a host of friends in appreciation for his years of dedicated service to the students attending the Oxford campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The […]

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Northwest instructors receive Bateman scholarship

Pictured: Dr. Marilyn Bateman, retired academic dean of Northwest Mississippi Community College, center, congratulates two faculty members who have been awarded scholarships from The Dr. Marilyn Bateman Endowment to further their studies beyond the current degrees they hold. Northwest instructors Doug Johnson, left, is pursuing a doctorate at Murray State’s Doctor of Arts in English Pedagogy program […]

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Hernando High School students job shadow in Nursing Division

Students from Hernando High School (HHS) recently visited the Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Simulation Lab as part of the school’s job shadowing program. This is the fourth year Hernando High School has participated with Northwest. Students are selected by their counselors to shadow in their areas of interest.  Pictured (l-r) are Melissa Evans, nursing […]

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