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President welcomes new member, newly-elected officers to Board of Trustees

  Pictured left: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (left) welcomes Dr. Carrie Skelton (center), interim superintendent of education for Marshall County School District as the newest member of the Northwest Board of Trustees. Congratulating Skelton is

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Shaheen recognized for faculty excellence at Northwest DeSoto Center

Northwest Mississippi Community College history instructor Robert Shaheen was presented the DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening faculty meeting on Aug. 15. The DeSoto Center Excellence in Teaching Award was established last year to recognize one

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President recognizes faculty and staff customer service at opening meeting

    Left, Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (left) presented the 2016 Faculty Customer Service Award to Dan Scherer, DeSoto Center computer information systems instructor (center) at the Aug. 15 opening day faculty meeting. Scherer was

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Northwest Board of Trustees extends President’s contract

At its monthly meeting, held June 9 on the Senatobia campus, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Board of Trustees voted to extend the contract of Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears for an additional two years, according to Jerry Moore,

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Northwest employees honored for 25 – 40 years of service at recent ceremony

Right, Northwest Mississippi Community College employees with 40 years of service were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured left to right are

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President welcomes Ole Miss chancellor to campus

 Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, welcomed Dr. Jeffrey S. Vitter, chancellor of The University of Mississippi to the Senatobia campus on May 2. It was Vitter’s first visit to Northwest since becoming chancellor in January

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President receives first copy of 2016 yearbook

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center, receives the first copy of the 2016 Northwest Rocketeer from Carroll Gunn Huebner, Northwest journalism instructor and yearbook adviser, left, and Mary Adam, right, Rocketeer editor from Senatobia. The theme

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State officials present resolution in honor of national championship football team

Mississippi State Senator Bill Stone, District 10, second from left, and State Representative Trey Lamar, District 8, second from right, presented and read a resolution from the legislature congratulating Northwest Mississippi Community College on winning the 2015 NJCAA National Football

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President welcomes DeSoto County Supervisor Caldwell to campus

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, welcomed DeSoto County Supervisor Lee Caldwell, 4th District, right, to the college’s open house foe the new Mechanical Technology Building on April 20. The 33,000 sq. ft building, located next

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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

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