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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer forensic science program

Beginning with the fall 2019 semester, Northwest will offer an Associate degree in forensic science, according to college officials. The program will only be offered at the DeSoto Center currently. The program will prepare students to develop a career in forensic science, forensic medicine, forensic drug analysis, forensic toxicology and DNA analysis, criminalistics or computer […]

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Northwest Library to present “Money Matters” on April 4

As a part of Money Smart Week,NorthwestMississippi Community College’s Division of Learning Resources will present “Money Matters” on Thursday, April 4 at 3 p.m. in the R.C. Pugh Library Viewing Room. Pam Hawks, director of Training and Deposit Operations at Sycamore Bank, will speak to students about the importance of saving money and basic financial […]

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Newton named Senatobia Rotary Student of the Month

Victoria Newton (center), a sophomore from Nesbit studying theatre, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s March Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Newton (l-r) is Julie Correro, director of Education Instruction and Rotary member; Emily Harris, her mother; Newton, John Harris, her father and Jay Foster, superintendent of Senatobia City Schools […]

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Northwest HEADWAE recipients honored at Board of Trustees meeting

Pictured:Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl, left, congratulated Northwest’s 2019 HEADWAE recipients, l-r, Joshua Wood, a sophomore from Brandon studying accountancy at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (LYTC) and Elizabeth Harvey, LYTC mathematics instructor, at the Northwest Board of Trustees meeting on March 21.  Both recipients are from the Oxford campus. HEADWAE stands for […]

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Northwest holds inaugural career- technical honor society induction

Northwest Mississippi Community College held an inaugural induction ceremony for the college’s newly-formed National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Tuesday, March 19 at the Fine Arts Auditorium in Senatobia. The society is open to Career-Technical Education (CTE) students who maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 both cumulatively and in their CTE classes. At Northwest, 111 […]

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John Deere Tech program holds open house

The Agricultural Technology/John Deere Technology Open House at Northwest Mississippi Community College was held on March 8. Visitors were able to tour the campus and Ag-Tech facility, hear about the future of farming technology and learn about general aspects of the college such as financial aid and housing at the event.  John Deere Technology students […]

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Northwest ranked fourth in state in NCLEX-RN pass rates in 2018

Dr. Denise Bynum, director of instruction for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Department of Nursing announced that students in the Dec. 2017 and May 2018 graduating classes achieved a 93.9 percent pass rate on their first try taking the National Council of Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). Northwest had 82 graduates take the test […]

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DeSoto Center program places first and second in state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRMT) program recently placed first and second in competitions at the Mississippi Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference. The conference was held February 20-21 and was hosted by East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) and Mississippi University for Women (MUW.) “This competition is a […]

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