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DeSoto Center Biology Department to adopt ARK trail

DeSoto Center biology instructors Dr. Darrell Barnes and Dr. Lindsay Massie and their students will be on hand on July 19 for a formal ceremony to officially “adopt” the ARK trails, where they have been working for over a year. Barnes and Massie, working in coordination with the Coldwater River Nature Conservancy (CRNC), take their […]

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Northwest student recruiters participate in leadership summit

Four Northwest Mississippi Community College student recruiters participated in the 10th Annual Community College APEX Leadership Summit May 19-21 at the University of Mississippi. Students from statewide community colleges participated in leadership training sessions throughout the weekend. Gabe Waldrop, Kira Adams and Shukira King, all of Senatobia and Kaleb Joyner of Batesville attended the summit […]

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SSS TRIO students receive grant aid

Pictured: These students in the Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO Academic Program recently received the SSS Grant Aid. Pictured (l-r) are Kelly Stull, office manager; LaQuita Smith-Parker, director; Aerial Hudson of Senatobia; LaDarius Hudson of Oxford; Faith Givan of Hernando; Jalen Threatt of Olive Branch; Mon’Timmia Brooks of Charleston; April Lavorn […]

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Northwest students shine in SkillsUSA competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson on April 9 and 10 to participate in the SkillsUSA Leadership Conference. Northwest students brought home five gold medals, five silver medals and five bronze medals. “I am so proud of this group of young people. They represented us well in both competition […]

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SGA students participate in community service project

Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Government Association (SGA) students recently read an interactive version of the “Three Little Pigs” to children in Northwest’s Early Childhood Education Technology Program as part of their community service project. SGA representatives (l-r) Samantha Lawrence of Hernando, Jessica Herron of Charleston, Tiffany Nichols of Holly Springs, Matt Williams of Hernando, […]

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Northwest creates new Office of Early College Programs for dual enrollment needs

One of the fastest growing trends in higher education is dual enrollment (DE) for high school students in college classes. Students who dual enroll are able to earn college credits while still in high school, thereby giving them a “jump start” on their higher education. Northwest Mississippi Community College has seen its own DE program […]

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President receives first issue of 2019 Rocketeer

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl, center, receives the first copy of the 2019 Northwest Rocketeerfrom Carroll Gunn Huebner, English instructor and yearbook adviser, left, and Christopher Blake Kave of Byhalia, Rocketeer editor. The theme of this year’s book is “New Perspective.” Not pictured is editor Sarah Grace Knight of Oxford. (Photo by […]

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Northwest cheerleaders named for 2019-2020

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Cheerleading Squad for 2019-2020 has been announced by college officials. They are:front row (l-r) Katie Abernathy of Southaven, Audry Tapp of Oxford, Erin Douglas of Enid, Rainy Bordelan, Caroline Smith, McKenzie Riley, Kaleigh Keel and Hayley Belew, all of Hernando and Abby Billingsley of Senatobia. Second row (l-r) Jordan Johnson […]

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MHC-Kenworth reps visit with Collision Repair Tech students

Representatives from MHC-Kenworth in Memphis visited with upcoming graduates of the Collision Repair Technology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently. L-r, Kody Watson, assistant manager and Jay Teer, manager of MHC-Kenworth’s body shop talked to the students about job opportunities with their company, outlined the company’s benefits and explained transfer opportunities within the company. […]

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Young receives scholarship for highest nursing average

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing annually receives a donation of $500 from a former student who is now a nurse educator. The recipient of the scholarship was nursing student Stephanie Young of Horn Lake, center. Young was chosen to receive the scholarship for the highest GPA in the nursing program. She is […]

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