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Northwest CTWE instructors receive special training

Career, Technical and Workforce Education instructors at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently received instruction during the “Train the Trainer” preparation course held at the Agricultural Technology Building on the Senatobia campus. The instructors were trained in OSHA Compliance for Powered Industrial Lift

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Northwest welcomes three new ABE instructors

Pictured: Northwest’s new Adult Basic Education instructors are (left to right) Martha Strong, Melinda Seeman and Suzanne Strehle. Strong will be working in the Byhalia/Holly Springs area. Seeman will be located in the Batesville WIN Job Center and Strehle in the

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New advanced manufacturing system improves Northwest training, recruitment

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career, Technical and Workforce Education division acquired a FAS-200 (Flexible Assembly System) that will enhance their programs through hands-on applications of automation systems; will attract and recruit new students and will provide additional training for

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Chavez graduates from Education Policy Fellowship Program

Tim Chavez, advanced technology coordinator/trainer for the Workforce Division at Northwest Mississippi Community College, center, recently graduated from the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP), an in-service professional development leadership program that focuses on the core issues of education policy. The

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Tegra Medical officials visit Career, Technical and Workforce divsion

Officials from Tegra Medical in Hernando visited the Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division at Northwest Mississipppi Community College on Oct. 2. The visitors toured several programs while on campus and met with Workforce Development staff to discuss workforce options. Pictured,

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Northwest Senatobia Cosmetology program sees changes this fall

One of the most popular career education programs offered at Northwest Mississippi Community College is cosmetology. The one-year certificate program is offered on the Senatobia, Oxford and Ashland campuses.  This fall, the cosmetology department in Senatobia will make a fresh

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Casey named director of Northwest Workforce Division

Northwest Mississippi Community College officials recently announced that Dwayne Casey of Senatobia has been named as the new director of Workforce Development and Community Services. Casey replaces long time director David Bledsoe, who retired at the end of June. Casey

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Tunica company SXP establishes scholarship at Northwest

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the endowment of a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) scholarship by Schulz Xtruded Products, LP (SXP) headquartered in Tunica. SXP is a part of the Schulz Group of

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Campbell returns to Northwest as new Career-Tech Dean

Northwest Mississippi Community College officials recently announced that David Campbell of Madison has been named as Northwest’s new dean of Career-Technical Education and Workforce Development. Campbell will replace Jerry Nichols, longtime associate vice president of Career-Technical Education and Workforce Development,

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Northwest Career-Technical students jumpstart careers with work-based learning

“It’s a win-win situation,” Northwest Mississippi Community College Work-Based Learning Coordinator, Petrecia Williams, says. “That’s just all there is to it. The winners in this scenario are the students, the employees and the instructors.” Northwest’s Work-Based Learning (WBL) program is

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