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Northwest HEADWAE recipients honored at March Board of Trustees meeting

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, congratulated Northwest’s 2016 HEADWAE recipients, l-r, Kayleigh Morgan Sims, a sophomore from Randolph studying elementary education and Jeff Triplett, music instructor, at the Northwest Board of Trustees meeting on

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Teaching nurses to teach: Northwest’s preceptor program benefits one of their own

When Austin Mabry was a nursing student at Northwest Mississippi Community College, she told Lacey Gentry, her Freshman II instructor, that she wanted to “be like her” and teach others to become nurses. Mabry has come full circle since then.

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Northwest library participates in 27th annual African American Read- in

Pictured: Maggie Moran, director of Learning Resources, Crystal Giles, technical services librarian and Richard Swinney, computer science instructor were among those who participated in the 27th National African American Read-In at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Feb. 25. The Read-In

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Northwest announces 2016 HEADWAE honorees

Northwest Mississippi Community College recently announced its 2016 HEADWAE honorees. The HEADWAE student is sophomore Kayleigh Morgan Sims, a student on the Senatobia campus, and the HEADWAE faculty member is Jeff Triplett, music instructor on the Senatobia campus. HEADWAE stands

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Northwest president’s Christmas Open House an honored college tradition

Every year at the beginning of December, Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and his wife Marilyn invite faculty and staff from all Northwest campuses to come to the President’s Home for the college’s Christmas Luncheon and

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Triplett’s legacy lives on at Northwest

It could be said that when Glenn Triplett passed away on Aug. 27, Northwest lost a legend. But the retired “Director Emeritus” of the college’s band program left an indelible mark on the students he taught, the department he worked

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Shorter scholarship established at Northwest

The Tim Shorter Endowment was established at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation by a host of friends and family and his colleagues on the Oxford Campus. Shorter died on September 1, 2013, at the age of 56. At the

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Northwest Les Fauves Holiday Art Sale set Dec. 4

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Les Fauves Art Club will hold its annual holiday art sale on Friday, Dec. 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Art Gallery on the Senatobia campus. The sale, which helps raise money

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English instructor recognized at November board meeting

  Northwest Mississippi Community College English Instructor Cindy Pierce, left, was recognized at the November Board of Trustees meeting by Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right. Pierce recently received the Webb Award at The Two-Year College English Association of

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Northwest instructor honored by Senatobia Rotary Club

Danny Ray Cole, center, athletic strength and conditioning coach and physical education instructor, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s November Teacher of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Cole (left to right) are Julie Correro, division director of

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