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Northwest Foundation receives annual donation from Bancorp South

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted a contribution of $6,000 from BancorpSouth to the Northwest Foundation, designated for their Share the Future annual scholarship. BancorpSouth has a 20-year history of giving to Northwest, according to Canon. Since 1998, they […]

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Northwest Foundation and Academic scholarship deadlines are April 1

Northwest Foundation and Academic scholarship deadlines are April 1The deadline to apply for a Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation scholarship is April 1, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. Students receiving other forms of Financial Aid or other scholarships are still eligible to apply for Foundation Scholarships and are […]

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Northwest Foundation Board Celebrates Record Year

At their first quarterly meeting of 2018, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors celebrated a record year of giving. Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, announced that $1,030,000 was donated to the Northwest Foundation in 2017. Canon commended the board for their leadership and generosity in helping to […]

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Mayfield honored at Northwest Foundation board meeting

Roberta Mayfield of Senatobia was recently honored for her 20 years of service to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors. At the February meeting, Gale Cushman, president of the Foundation board praised Mayfield for her service. “Roberta has been at the forefront of the leadership of this Foundation. She has served as […]

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Canon honored with DKG Red Rose Award

In December, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects at Northwest Mississippi Community College, was honored with the prestigious Red Rose Award by the Alpha Delta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG), founded in 1929 for key women educators with chapters across the nation and the world. Canon, who has […]

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth/Northcentral Electric Power Association (NCEPA) 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from Northwest Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in Olive Branch. A total of 33 teams competed. Taking first place […]

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Foundation board celebrates $10 Million endowment milestone

Northwest Foundation board celebrates $10 Million endowment milestone Members of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation celebrated with Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and members of the Northwest Foundation staff the reaching of a milestone in the history of the foundation. As of July 31, the value of the Northwest Endowment had surpassed $10 million.  […]

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Northwest’s Project Gateway grant will benefit women with financial need

Beginning with the Spring 2018 semester, Northwest Mississippi Community College will initiate a new grant program called “Project Gateway: From Community College to Careers” that will help the college’s female students who need financial help outside of what their traditional financial aid awards cover. The $50,000 grant comes to Northwest from the Women’s Foundation of […]

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New Northwest Foundation staff welcomed   

Sybil Canon, Northwest Mississippi Community College associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, is pleased to announce that Patti Gordon is assuming the responsibilities of director of Alumni Affairs and Foundation Operations and Marla Kennedy is the new scholarship coordinator and foundation assistant. Gordon, a graduate of Delta State University and a native of […]

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