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DeSoto Center science students learn about scholarship options

Recently, Dr. Wahnee Sherman, executive director of the Mississippi Rural Physicians and Dental Scholarship Program visited science students at the DeSoto Center at Northwest Mississippi Community College to outline the scholarship programs that are available to students who choose to study medicine or dentistry in the state of Mississippi. According to Sherman, there is a […]

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth/Northcentral Electric Power Association (NCEPA) 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from Northwest Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 20 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in Olive Branch. A total of 40 teams competed. Taking first place […]

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Tickets still available for Oct. 13 Ranger Bluegrass Festival

Tickets are still available for the upcoming Northwest Ranger Bluegrass Festival presented by Gateway Tire. The festival will be held at the Northwest Farm on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. The event is a one-day music festival featuring nationally-recognized, award-winning bluegrass bands and artists. The primary goal of this event is to […]

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Nursing students learn about UMMC’s Early Entry program

Dr. Tina Ferrell, RN-MSN program director at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) (left) and Kimberly Douglas, director of the Nurse Educator track at UMMC (right) spoke to the Adult Health I nursing class at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Aug. 29 about UMMC School of Nursing’s Early Entry programs. These programs allow eligible […]

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President greeted by Foundation board at August meeting

Dr. Michael Heindl (center front), president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, was greeted by the Northwest Foundation Board of Directors at its recent quarterly meeting.  Heindl praised the foundation board and staff for having the largest endowment of any community college foundation in Mississippi. “I look forward to working with all of you and hope […]

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Northwest alumnus receives national lifetime achievement award

Dr. Ron Chance, a 1968 alumnus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, was recently named the recipient of the 2018 Lawrence B. Evans Award in Chemical Engineering Practice by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from over 100 countries. The […]

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Russell and Anabelle Paulk Endowed Scholarship established

 The Russell and Anabelle Paulk Endowed Scholarship was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Russell Paulk, Jr. to honor his parents, Russell Paulk, Sr. and Barbara Paulk, for teaching a valuable work ethic and a positive attitude that created a legacy of entrepreneurship and the ability to meet and solve challenges. Russell Paulk, Sr., […]

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John C. Curry Memorial Scholarship Established at Northwest

Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently announced that Batesville Presbyterian Church, along with church members Billie Lois and Tommy Marshall, have established a scholarship at Northwest Mississippi Community College to honor the memory of Mr. John C. Curry, a long-time employee of the church. Curry served for many years as […]

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