Blog Archives

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Career-Tech, Communications, Top News Stories

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Alumni and Foundation, Career-Tech, Communications, Top News Stories

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Career-Tech, Communications, Top News Stories

Industrial Electronics student currently working as intern in A.M.P. program

Jeannette Horton of Senatobia, left, is a freshman industrial electronics and engineering technology (IEET) student at Northwest Mississippi Community College who is currently an industrial maintenance intern at Windsor Foods in Oakland. She is learning some new processes from her

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Career-Tech, Communications, Top News Stories

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Career-Tech, Communications, Faculty/Staff, Top News Stories

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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Communications, Faculty/Staff, Top News Stories

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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Career-Tech, Communications, Top News Stories

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Career-Tech, Communications, Faculty/Staff, Top News Stories

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,

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Career-Tech, Communications, Top News Stories

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Career-Tech, Communications, Faculty/Staff, Top News Stories