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Jones named dean of Northwest’s Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center

In January 2019 Dr. Michael Heindl, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, announced the appointment of Dr. Don Jones as the new dean of the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC) in Oxford. Jones joined the Northwest family in mid-March. “Dr. Jones has extensive higher education experience in teaching and providing leadership in student services, enrollment management […]

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Northwest HEADWAE recipients honored at Board of Trustees meeting

Pictured:Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl, left, congratulated Northwest’s 2019 HEADWAE recipients, l-r, Joshua Wood, a sophomore from Brandon studying accountancy at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC) and Elizabeth Harvey, LYTC mathematics instructor, at the Northwest Board of Trustees meeting on March 21.  Both recipients are from the Oxford campus. HEADWAE stands for […]

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Northwest to offer evening Basic EMT program in Oxford

Northwest Mississippi Community College will begin offering an evening program in Basic Emergency Management Technology (EMT) in Oxford beginning next January, according to Dave Kuchta, director of Northwest’s Paramedic program. In order to apply for the program, potential students need to have a Northwest Application for Admission and all previous transcripts on file. Students must […]

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Holmes honored as Northwest Alumna of the Year

Longtime educator and Northwest retiree, Brenda Gentry Holmes (center) was honored as Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumna of the Year on Sept. 27 during Homecoming festivities. Holmes attended Northwest from 1970-1972. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education and the AAA certificate in Education from Delta State University and her second master’s degree […]

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Mote, Greenlee nominated to attend state college leadership academy

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (left) congratulates Liesl Mote, student activities manager (center) and Darlene Greenlee, counselor, Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (right) at the July Board of Trustees meeting. The two were nominated by college administration to attend the 2018-2019 Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA). The MCCLA is organized around the practical […]

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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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Oxford Center, Graeber Foundation recipients recognized at recent ceremony

Right, Students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center in Oxford recently attended the annual Scholarship Recognition Ceremony held on the Senatobia campus to be recognized and greeted by those who have helped to fund their scholarships.  Keith River of Mechanics Bank in Water Valley (third from right) congratulated the recipients of The Mechanics […]

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Northwest 2016 All-Mississippi Academic Team Honorees recognized

Northwest Mississippi Community College students Ashlinn Webster of Hernando, Matthew Bosley of Nesbit, Madison McClanahan of Hernando and Dixie Quinn, Tatyana Wadley and Daniel Pompa, all of Oxford, were honored on March 22 by the Mississippi Legislature for being named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Mississippi Academic Team. During the All-Mississippi Academic Team Recognition Luncheon […]

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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 time of his death, he held the position of Evening School Director on Northwest’s Oxford […]

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LYTC students inducted into Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society

Students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Oxford campus were recently inducted into the Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society on Oct. 22. Jim McNutt, national executive officer of Gamma Beta Phi was the speaker at the ceremony. Advisors are Dr. Carol Cleveland and Julie Stokes. Inductees, left to right, are Stephanie Howe of Bruce, Caitlin Lyons […]

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