Press Releases

Fred Carlisle named 2022 Alumnus of the Year
  • NW Foundation

Northwest Mississippi Community College class of 1976 graduate Fred Carlisle, “No. 18 on the football field and No. 1 in our hearts,” has been named the college’s 2022 Alumnus of the Year. Carlisle was honored on Homecoming Day, Oct. 20, during the Homecoming Celebration hosted in the Haraway Center by the Northwest Foundation.

Moore adds husband to endowment
  • Employees
  • NW Foundation

Recently, retired Northwest Mississippi Community College director of Languages and Communications W. Jean Moore made the decision to add her late husband’s name to her existing scholarship in order to pay tribute to both his memory and his contributions to education in Tate County and Mississippi.   

Scholarship established in memory of longtime employee
  • Employees
  • NW Foundation

When longtime Northwest Mississippi Community College Inventory Control Specialist Richard Honeycutt passed away in July 2021, the Northwest community lost a wonderful employee, alumnus and friend.  The Richard Honeycutt Memorial Art Endowed Scholarship has been established by fellow employees, family and friends.

Northwest partners to help Bridge the Gap

Northwest Mississippi Community College partnered with the DeSoto Economic Development Council, DeSoto County Schools, and area employers to host “Bridging the Gap: A DeSoto County Career Expo” at the Landers Center in Southaven. This two-day event on Oct. 18 and Oct. 19 allowed area high school students the opportunity to have a hands-on and immersive experience to explore educational opportunities and career pathways through activities.