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Northwest Foundation board celebrates $10 Million endowment milestone

Members of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation celebrated with Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and members of the Northwest Foundation staff the reaching of a milestone in the history of the foundation.  As of July 31, the value of the Northwest Endowment had surpassed $10 million.  “In 1996, the endowment stood at $250,000.  […]

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Northwest’s Project Gateway grant will benefit women with financial need

Beginning with the Spring 2018 semester, Northwest Mississippi Community College will initiate a new grant program called “Project Gateway: From Community College to Careers” that will help the college’s female students who need financial help outside of what their traditional financial aid awards cover. The $50,000 grant comes to Northwest from the Women’s Foundation of […]

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New Northwest Foundation staff welcomed   

Sybil Canon, Northwest Mississippi Community College associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, is pleased to announce that Patti Gordon is assuming the responsibilities of director of Alumni Affairs and Foundation Operations and Marla Kennedy is the new scholarship coordinator and foundation assistant. Gordon, a graduate of Delta State University and a native of […]

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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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Northwest Foundation receives donation from law enforcement group   

Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted a contribution of $500 from the Mississippi Association of Gang Investigators (MAGI) to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation, designated for the Deputy Joe K. Cosby Scholarship Endowment. The contribution was presented by Sgt. J. K. Smith of Pope who spearheaded the effort […]

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Patricia Miller Endowment established at Northwest        

The Patricia Miller Endowment was established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Natural Sciences, under the leadership of the director, Robin Robison. Family members, friends, and colleagues also contributed to the endowment. A native of Oxford, Miller’s higher education began at The University of Mississippi where she studied for three and a half […]

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Renasant Bank Endowment established at Northwest   

The Renasant Bank Endowed Scholarship has been established through gifts to the Two Plus Two Scholarship Initiative, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. When the initiative began, Renasant Bank pledged $25,000 to the initiative, which was divided between the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation and The University of Mississippi […]

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BancorpSouth makes annual contribution to Northwest Foundation

Sybil Canon, Northwest Mississippi Community College associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted the annual contribution of $4,500 to the Northwest Foundation designated for BancorpSouth Share the Future Scholarships. Ritchie Hampton, DeSoto County Market president, Walt Parker, first vice president, and David Harbison, Grenada Banking president were on hand to represent BancorpSouth. […]

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Dr. Michael Butts Endowment established at Northwest 

The Dr. Michael Butts Endowment was established by Brenda and Scotty Holmes, his Northwest colleagues, his family, and a host of friends in appreciation for his years of dedicated service to the students attending the Oxford campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The […]

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Pratt scholarship established at Northwest

At the recent stockholders meeting of First Security Bank, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects of Northwest Mississippi Community College, announced the decision by Frank West, president and CEO of First Security, and the Board of Directors to establish a scholarship endowment honoring the memory of Larry Joe Pratt, Sr. On […]

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