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Kimberly Webb Hollis New Beginning Endowment established at Northwest

The Kimberly Webb Hollis New Beginning Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in December of 2018 by her husband, Dr. Marshall Hollis, in celebration of their recent marriage, which represents a new beginning and a new chapter in their lives. This is the third scholarship endowment established by Dr. Hollis, one being in […]

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Young receives scholarship for highest nursing average

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing annually receives a donation of $500 from a former student who is now a nurse educator. The recipient of the scholarship was nursing student Stephanie Young of Horn Lake, center. Young was chosen to receive the scholarship for the highest GPA in the nursing program. She is […]

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Nursing student receives Mississippi Nurses Foundation scholarship

Each year the Mississippi Nurse’s Foundation (MNF) awards a $1,000 scholarship to a sophomore nursing student who exhibits academic achievement, leadership qualities and involvement in student activities and community. This year’s recipient was Jennifer Davis of Horn Lake, second from left, who was selected by Northwest Faculty.  Davis is a member of Alpha Delta Nu […]

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Retiring nursing instructor receives surprise at graduate luncheon

Retiring Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Instructor Charisse Reed (center) was surprised at the Nursing graduate luncheon with a framed photo signed by her last class of students to be inducted into Northwest’s Gamma Zeta chapter of Alpha Delta Nu (ADN), a national nursing honor society. Reed was instrumental in founding Northwest’s ADN chapter in […]

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Rys named Rotary Student of the Month

Miranda Rys (second from right), a sophomore from Coldwater studying Nursing, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s April Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Rys (l-r) is Northwest President Dr. Michael Heindl, Stacy Taylor, nursing instructor and Jay Foster, superintendent of Senatobia City Schools and Rotary program leader. (Photo by LaJuan […]

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Nursing students inducted into 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 Tiffany Gaye of Robinsonville, Jake Feltman of Hernando, Karolyn Wilson of Olive Branch, Katie Stone and […]

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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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