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Canon honored with DKG Red Rose Award

In December, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects at Northwest Mississippi Community College, was honored with the prestigious Red Rose Award by the Alpha Delta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG), founded in 1929 for key women educators with chapters across the nation and the world. Canon, who has […]

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Northwest celebrates first C2C graduate

    Franchesca Ramsey of Horn Lake has become the first Northwest Mississippi Community College student to earn her Associate of Arts degree through the state’s new “Complete 2 Compete” (C2C) program, according to college officials. According to their website, C2C is a statewide program sponsored by the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning and the […]

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Alumna of the Year, Sports Hall of Fame Inductees honored at Homecoming

Longtime educator Dr. Susan Avery Mitchell, right, was honored as Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumna of the Year on Sept. 21 during Homecoming festivities. Mitchell attended Northwest from 1966-1968. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from Delta State University and her doctorate in Special Education from the University of Alabama.  Presenting the […]

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Sophomore Mia Mays elected Homecoming Queen

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (right) congratulates 2017 Northwest Homecoming Queen Mia Mays of Independence. Mays is a sophomore studying social work on the Senatobia campus. She is the goddaughter of Dewayne Williams and Alice Davis. The queen and court were presented during halftime festivities on Sept. 21. (Photo by Julie […]

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Nursing Division receives donation from Shoot for the Heart

Nursing Division receives donation from Shoot for the Heart Event Pictured: The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $40,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held on April 20. On hand for the check presentation were (l-r) Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects; nursing students […]

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President accepts NMEC endowment donation

Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, right, recently accepted a grant in the amount of $10,000 from Dr. C. L. Stevenson, co-director of the North Mississippi Education Consortium (NMEC), left.  This grant will be added to the NMEC Scholarship Endowment which has already been established with the Northwest Foundation. “NMEC has been […]

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