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Northwest nursing students bring home awards from state convention

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Student Nurses Association (SNA) captured the prestigious “Spirit of the Community” Award from the annual Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) conference held March 28 in Biloxi. The award was given to them for their Diabetic Alert Dog (DAD) project. The Northwest Student Nurses Association (SNA) raised money […]

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Northwest Practical Nursing programs achieve 95 percent pass rate

Northwest Mississippi Community College is proud to announce that the 2017-18 graduates of the Practical Nursing programs achieved an overall 94.89 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination-PN(NCLEX-PN®), the licensing examination for practical nurses. According to Dr. Stephanie Mullins, director of Northwest’s Practical Nursing program, 93 out of 98 students passed the NCLEX-PN®.The […]

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Northwest ranked fourth in state in NCLEX-RN pass rates in 2018

Dr. Denise Bynum, director of instruction for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Department of Nursing announced that students in the Dec. 2017 and May 2018 graduating classes achieved a 93.9 percent pass rate on their first try taking the National Council of Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). Northwest had 82 graduates take the test […]

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Nursing Department gives donation to Jaggers’ Go Jim Go! campaign

The Northwest Mississippi Community CollegeNursing Department gave a donation to News Channel 3’s Jim Jaggers, center, for his Go, Jim, Go! bike ride for LeBonheur. The money was raised from the sale of the Nursing Department’s cookbooks.  Front, seated (l-r) Melanie Caulder and Madi Roberts, of Hernando; McKenzie Selby of Southaven; Tasha Whiteside of Olive Branch, […]

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Student Nurses’ Association donates food items to HOPE Ministries

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) held their annual food drive and auction for HOPE Ministries in Senatobia last month. SNA delivered 2,170 food items to the non-profit organization, which responds to individuals and families in need by providing food, clothing, housing, transportation and medical services in emergency situations. Pictured are front row […]

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Skipper Nursing Endowment established at Northwest

The Beverly Skipper Endowment was recently established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Department under the leadership of Dr. Denise Bynum, director of Nursing Instruction, with funds that were raised from the annual “Shoot for the Heart” fundraiser. In 1967, Skipper graduated from W. A. Higgins High School, with a high school diploma and […]

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Edna Wright Miles Endowment established at Northwest

The Edna Mae Wright Miles Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College to honor this lady of distinction who served her Lord with gladness, who demonstrated all that is good and noble to her family, and who displayed compassion, knowledge and professionalism in her career as a nurse.  The scholarship was established by her […]

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Nursing Division receives donation from “Shoot for the Heart”

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $30,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held in April. On hand for the check presentation were (l-r) Patti Gordon, director of Alumni Affairs and Development Operations; Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects; Leslie Legendre, administrative assistant, Division […]

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Nursing students inducted into Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society

These Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing students were recently inducted into Northwest’s Gamma Zeta chapter of Alpha Delta Nu, a national nursing honor society. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in nursing classes and overall. Front row (l-r) are Lindsey Stewart of Hernando, secretary; Alexis Horton of Walls, treasurer; Hayley Moore of Southaven, vice president; […]

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Northwest nursing program prepares students for early entry into higher degree programs

In 2013, first-year nursing students from the Northwest Mississippi Community Division of Nursing began applying to the RN-MSN Early Entry program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) School of Nursing. Since that time, nine students have graduated with their master’s degree in nursing, and another five are currently working toward that goal. Additionally, […]

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