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Northwest partners with Hexagon to provide advanced manufacturing training

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division recently partnered with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence to become a host training site for the company’s coordinate-measuring machine (CMM) equipment and software. Northwest continues to provide advanced technical skills training for students and employers throughout its 11-county district. Becoming CMM certified is a plus for anyone […]

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Charleston ABE class celebrates first graduate  

Marquette Wells of Charleston has the distinction of being the first student at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s new Charleston Adult Basic Education class to pass a high school equivalency test and earn the high school equivalency (HSE) diploma. Wells passed the HiSET exam on June 21 and participated in a graduation ceremony in Batesville on […]

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Scott named Workforce Advanced Technology Coordinator

Stacy Scott of Senatobia has been named advanced technology coordinator for Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Workforce Development Division. In this position, Scott is responsible for industrial training in the 11 counties served by Northwest. He will be working with manufacturers overseeing the Mississippi Corridor Consortium advanced industrial and distribution training programs, the “train the trainer” […]

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Tier-Rack visits Northwest to discuss training

Pictured: Ward Wilson, president of Tier-Rack in St. Louis (second from left) and John Day, manager, Tier-Rack in Como (second from right) visited Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 1 to discuss developing training opportunities. Tier-Rack donated three movable racks for Northwest’s Workforce forklift and distribution training course. Welcoming Wilson and Day were Tim Chavez, […]

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Sen. Wicker visits new Mechanical Technology Building

Senator Roger Wicker, right, listens as Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology instructor Josh Buchanan explains how used air conditioning units can be used as teaching tools in the classroom. Wicker visited Northwest’s new Mechanical Technology Building on Aug. 12, during a visit to the Senatobia Rotary Club. The building houses […]

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Northwest CTWE Advisory Breakfast held on April 20

Over 100 North Mississippi business and industry leaders attended the Northwest Mississippi Community College Career, Technical and Workforce Education (CTWE)/District Workforce Development Council annual Advisory Committee Meeting on April 20 at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Each year these industry professionals join CTWE faculty and staff to discuss ways Northwest can […]

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Northwest Workforce and Nursing Division provide IV Therapy certification classes

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Division of Nursing and Workforce Development are teaming up to offer training that will give licensed practical nurses (LPNs) better job opportunities. According to Dr. Denise Bynum, division director of Nursing, Northwest will now offer the clinical portion of the IV (Intravenous) Therapy Certification Course. LPNs who need to be IV […]

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Barksdale named new director of Northwest ABE/GED program

Vickie Barksdale of Senatobia has been named director of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education (ABE)/GED program. Barksdale, who has been at Northwest since 2007, took over the position on July 1, following the retirement of longtime director Guy Purdy. Barksdale began her career at Mississippi State University working as a human resources […]

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Northwest recognizes Toyota scholarship and workforce grants

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation is in the second year of a five-year grant award through the Mississippi Manufacturing Enhancement Grant and the Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarship Grant.  Ryan T. Miller, programs manager and assistant director for the Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence, recently welcomed Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, and Sybil Canon, […]

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Local students visit campus for robotics demonstration

Members of First Tech Challenge Robotics Team #7802 of Challenge Accepted and students from Senatobia Elementary School recently visited Northwest Mississippi Community College to see a demonstration of the college’s FAS-200 (Flexible Assembly System). The FAS-200, produced by SMC, is used to enhance both the career-technical and workforce industrial programs through hands-on applications of robotics, […]

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