Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:30:40 -0700
Southwest art major Rachel Ryals won "Best of Show" with her drawing "Kyra." She was recognized at the awards ceremony and will receive a $200 check. Pictured are Rachel Ryals and Prudence McGehee, Southwest Art instructor.
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 11:44:25 -0700
Mark Lee, SMCC Alumnus and President Chief Investment Officer for Forest Hill Capital, established the Sue Lawson White Honorary Scholarship through the SMCC Foundation to honor Ms. White because of the impact she had on his life while he was at Southwest. The Sue Lawson White Honorary Scholarship will be awarded each year to a Southwest student majoring or minoring in business.
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 14:29:00 -0800
Southwest Mississippi Community College's campus newspaper The Pine Burr and journalism students won 11 awards in the Mississippi Press Association's Community College Newspaper Competition at the O.C. McDavid Journalism Conference in Jackson, MS. Winners include Best Feature Story: Olivia Robinson, 3rd; Best Cartoon: Jonathan Scott, 2nd; Best General News Photo: Kimi Jeanson, 3rd; Best Spot News Photo: Kimi Jeanson, 2nd; Best Sports Photo: Kimi Jeanson, 1st; Noah Martin, 2nd; Kimi Jeanson, 3rd; Best Feature Photo: Garret Graves, 2nd; Best Design: Pine Burr staff, 2nd; Best Front Page: Pine Burr staff, 2nd; General Excellence: Pine Burr staff, 2nd. Joyce Mabry is the journalism instructor and Pine Burr advisor.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 14:38:00 -0800
Southwest Mississippi Community College celebrated Read Across America this week by featuring SMCC guest readers Ashley Gray, Addie Boone, and President Steve Bishop. Each guest reader shared their beloved Dr. Seuss book with SMCC Early Childhood Education program children.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:43:00 -0800
LeeAnn Slipher, Attorney at Law, recently established the Antonia "Toni" Grace Marino scholarship through the Southwest Mississippi Community College Foundation. Toni demonstrated courage and bravery that there are no words to describe. And she did it all with such grace and beauty that left those around her in awe. In her twelve years, Toni was diagnosed with AML four separate times. Each time the cancer returned, she defeated it and in the end of her worldly life, she was still living cancer free. In celebration of the wonderful example that she is and the lessons of perseverance and determination that she taught others, this scholarship is presented in her honor.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:21:00 -0800
Higher Education Appreciation Day-Working for Academic Excellence (HEAD-WAE) is a program developed by the Legislature of Mississippi and sponsored by the Mississippi Association of Colleges. Each year, HEADWAE honors the intellectually talented students and faculty members of Mississippi's higher education institutions for their marvelous contributions to promoting academic excellence. Southwest Mississippi Community College instructor Mike Flowers and sophomore Trulee Torres are recognized at the Higher Education Appreciation Day-Working for Academic Excellence ceremony in Jackson, Mississippi.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 13:39:00 -0800
Southwest Mississippi Community College's Omicron Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently inducted its new members in a ceremony held in the Regional Workforce Training Center.
Mon, 01 May 2017 08:01:00 -0800
The SMCC Nurse Assistant /Health Care Assistant Course completed its thirty-fourth semester as a regular 16 hour Career Technical Course. Six students finished the course this semester under the direction of SMCC's new instructor for the program, Mrs. Tangela Edwards, RN. This is a full semester program with four core courses including Homemaker/Home Health Aide, Basic Health Care Procedures, Body Structure and Function, and Special Care Procedures.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:23:29 -0700
Southwest Mississippi Community College announces its spring commencement exercises in honor of its 2017 graduates. This will include three ceremonies again this year with each held in the Hurst Auditorium in the Fine Arts Building. Southwest MS Community College President, Dr. Steve Bishop, Vice-President for Career and Technical Education, Mr. Jeremy Smith, Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Mrs. Alicia Shows, and ADN Director, Dr. Melissa Temple invite friends and family members to attend these ceremonies honoring the candidates for graduation.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:57:00 -0700
Reggie Jones has been chosen as a member of the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Mr. Jones will be honored at a ceremony Tuesday, April 25, at the Muse Center on the Hinds Community College campus.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 08:04:34 -0700
Southwest Mississippi Community College's Nursing faculty attended the Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Foundation Operation fundraising event March 30th.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 08:14:23 -0700
Southwest Mississippi Community College fourth semester Associate Degree Nursing students were recently inducted into the Alpha Delta Nu Gamma Rho Chapter Honor Society. These students collectively completed a capstone project "Learn While You Burn" which was presented during the March Student Nurses Organization (SNO) meeting. The capstone project focused on taking care of yourself as you make your way through nursing school. Students mapped out a one mile trail across campus and pointed out the benefits that just taking a 20 minute walk and taking the stairs versus the elevator can have on overall health.