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Spots still available at Sept. 17 Northwest 2+2 Golf Tournament

Spots are still available for the annual BancorpSouth 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center. The tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17 at the

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2014 Customer Service Award recipients honored at back to school meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, presented the 2014 Faculty Customer Service Award to Dr. K.N. Thimmaiah, DeSoto Center chemistry instructor, center, at the Aug. 10 opening day faculty meeting. Thimmaiah was recognized for outstanding customer

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Northwest recognizes donor for milestone in giving

 Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, and Sybil Canon, associate vice president for development and special projects recently recognized Bobby Dunlap, CEO of Dunlap & Kyle, in celebrating a milestone of generous giving reached by Dunlap

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Northwest recognizes Toyota scholarship and workforce grants

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation is in the second year of a five-year grant award through the Mississippi Manufacturing Enhancement Grant and the Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarship Grant.  Ryan T. Miller, programs manager and assistant director for the Haley Barbour

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DeSoto Shrine Club makes donation to scholarship

The DeSoto Shrine Club established an endowed scholarship with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation in 1992.  Recently, the club contributed $9,350 in order to bring the total contributed to $30,000. On hand to receive the contribution from Shrine Club

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Murphree Willis Endowment established at Northwest

The Baxter H. Murphree and Virginia Murphree Willis Endowed Scholarship was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Murphree’s daughters, Peggy Murphree Mark and Patricia Murphree Gleason. Murphree died in 1987. He was a native of Senatobia and attended what

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Andrews Endowment established at Northwest

The Jimmy Neal Andrews Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by M. C. Herrington Distributor, Inc., Northcentral Electric Power Association, and a host of family, friends, and business associates to honor the memory of this beloved citizen of

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Winners of 2015 Northwest Foundation Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the Northwest Mississippi Community College annual Foundation Golf Tournament, announced Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The four-man scramble, held May 7 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, featured 16

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Alumni come together to celebrate DeSoto Center 40th anniversary

Former administration, faculty staff and alumni were were on hand to celebrate DeSoto Center’s 40th Anniversary at the Alumni Fish Fry on May 5.  Entertainment was provided by the Northwest Steel Band. The event was sponsored by the Northwest Foundation.

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Retirees honored during Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony

Northwest Mississippi Community College retirees were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured are front row (l-r) Lisa Vincent, Nursing instructor; Ruby Lee,

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