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Northwest MI-BEST Health Care Assistant Class makes history

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Fall 2017 Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) Health Care Assistant class has earned its place in history as the first class of its kind in Mississippi to achieve a 100 percent pass rate on both their state board certification exams and high school equivalency tests (HSEs). “We are […]

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Northwest job coach helping students sharpen employability skills

These days, everyone can use a little help when it comes to finding a job, creating a resume’ or preparing for an interview. At Northwest Mississippi Community College, the Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division is actively helping its students sharpen their employability skills. According to Dwayne Casey, associate dean of Workforce Development and Manufacturing […]

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Northwest CTWE Advisory Breakfast draws over 150 business and industry leaders

Over 150 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 10 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 dean earns doctorate in community college leadership

Northwest Mississippi Community College officials are pleased to announce that David Campbell, district dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education, recently earned his doctorate in Community College Leadership from Mississippi State University. Campbell’s dissertation is titled “Leadership frames in comprehensive community colleges: Implications for the market-responsive college.” “The study provides aspiring and existing leaders of […]

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Northwest offers several high school equivalency options for adult students

Former professional road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong once said, “If you ever get a second chance in life for something, you’ve got to go all the way.” In Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Adult Education program, second chances are a way of life. “The way we design the program is in the interest of the students’ […]

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer 15-hour workplace leadership certificate

Beginning in January, Northwest Mississippi Community College will offer a 15 –hour college credit certificate program in workplace leadership at the DeSoto Center in Southaven. The program will consist of five three-hour courses: fundamentals of management and leadership, workplace communication, computer applications for the workplace, quality assurance and workplace safety. Participants will meet from 6-9 […]

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Northwest MI-BEST students receive Angel Tree gifts for their children

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) leaders started an “Angel Tree” to help their students’ children have a better Christmas. The students, who are in school full time and not employed, gave the names and a gift suggestion for their children 12 years and under. The Angel Tree wishes […]

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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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