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Northwest LPN-RN Transition program to kick off in fall semester

Beginning in the 2014 fall semester, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing will offer a Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) to Registered Nursing (RN) Transition program that will enable LPNs who meet certain requirements to enter the college’s Associate

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Northwest still seeking sponsors and participants for Apr. 26 “Shoot for the Heart” event

Sponsors and participants are still needed for the third annual local “Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing. The event will take place on Saturday, April 26 at the Willows Sporting Clays

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Northwest hosts NCLEX workshop for area nursing faculty

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing and Kaplan Nursing hosted an item writing and NCLEX preparedness workshop for area nursing faculty on Feb. 21 on the Senatobia campus. The workshop was presented by Barbara Irwin, executive director of Kaplan Nursing.

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Inglish named Senatobia Rotary Student of the Month

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month for February is Taylor Inglish of Senatobia. Inglish, center, is a sophomore nursing major. Joining Inglish (l-r )are her father Mike, stepmother Sheila, Parke Pepper, Rotary member and

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Sponsors and participants needed for local “Shoot for the Heart” event

The third annual local “Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing will take place on Saturday, April 26 at the Willows Sporting Clays Center in Tunica. Northwest is looking for sponsors and

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Northwest Student Nurses Association sponsors food drive and auction to benefit HOPE Ministries

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Nursing Association held its annual Food Drive and Auction to benefit H.O.P.E. Ministries on Nov. 20. The students collected over 1,500 canned goods and non-perishable items. Local businesses donated items to be auctioned. Students

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Nursing department receives $50,000 from Shoot for the Heart fundraiser

   The Division of Nursing recently received a check for  $50,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held in April. Event founder, Keith Wilson (second from right, front row), and Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi President, Tom Pittman (right,

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Northwest Division of Nursing holds Health Care Career Day

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing hosted its annual Health Care Career Day on Oct. 23 at the Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. There were representatives from 26 organizations on hand, including eight schools of nursing for

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Nursing students learn about state’s Recovering Nurse program

Monica Kennedy, second from left, recently spoke to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Nursing Association (SNA) about the problem of substance abuse and addiction in the nursing profession. Kennedy is a recent graduate of the Recovering Nurse Program, which

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Northwest nursing graduate named Alumna of the Year

Northwest nursing graduate Kim Mettetal has been named Northwest Mississippi Community College’s 2013 Alumna of the Year. Mettetal will be honored on October 5 during homecoming ceremonies at Northwest. This year, the classes of 1953, 1963 and 1973 as well

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