NSCC Proud: Jim Bellamy

Like many students, Jim Bellamy’s career path had twists, turns and lessons along the way. After returning to college, he graduated from NSCC with a degree in business management, which sparked a passion for advertising and promotions. Now, he works in the marketing department at Northwest State.

Learn more about the business programs available at Northwest State.


Medical Assisting & Phlebotomy Graduates Recognized

Eleven students completing Northwest State Community College’s medical assisting associate degree or phlebotomy technician certificate program were recently recognized during spring Commencement. Both options lead to entry-level positions in the health care field, and students earning the phlebotomy technician certificate may choose to continue their education for an associate degree in medical assisting.


The following graduates were honored:

Fulton County: Amy Huffman* (Delta), Deborah Gillen (Wauseon), Aimeth Rosillo Babadilla (Wauseon), Madison Zimmerman (Delta)

Henry County: Danielle Rieger (Napoleon), Taylor Smith (Napoleon), Rachel Thomas (Holgate)

Lenawee (MI) County: Erin Vanderpool* (Morenci)

Putnam County: Chelsea Hoffman (Leipsic)

Williams County: Ava Moats-Landis* (Bryan), Hannah Minck (Edgerton),

*Denotes medical assisting graduates. All others are phlebotomy graduates.

 Medical assisting graduate, Amy Huffman, also recently received Award of Merit honors.

Students Recognized in Honors Ceremony

Northwest State Community College recently held an Honors Ceremony, recognizing students earning induction in to Phi Theta Kappa, Kappa Beta Delta, and Alpha Delta Nu, as well as those students earning Award of Merit distinction. In total, eleven students were inducted in to Phi Theta Kappa, six students were inducted in to Kappa Beta Delta, and ten students were inducted in to Alpha Delta Nu. Twenty students also earned Award of Merit status. 

Phi Theta Kappa: Phi Theta Kappa was established in 1918 to encourage academic achievement for two-year college students. Its mission is to provide opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership and service programming. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 1.3 million members.

Kappa Beta Delta: Kappa Beta Delta was established in 1997 as a specialty honor society for two-year college students in business programs. Its purpose is to recognize student scholarship and accomplishments, as well as encourage personal and professional improvement and service to others.

Alpha Delta Nu: Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society aims to recognize the academic excellence of associate degree nursing students and encourage students to pursue advanced nursing degrees. In order to qualify, students must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average, with at least a B in all nursing classes.

Award of Merit: For over 25 years, Northwest State has recognized graduates within the degree programs for their academic achievements.  Award of Merit recipients are chosen by faculty from the respective divisions based on leadership involvement, special talents or abilities in their academic field, and significant contributions to Northwest State.

Registration Open for 2019 Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

If you dream of owning your own business some day, this camp is for you! Learn how to make good decisions, find opportunities, build your brand and develop networking skills. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for this Entrepreneurship Summer Camp.

When: July 15-18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $149
What’s Included: Instruction, a t-shirt and a boxed lunch*
Where: Northwest State Community College
Register: Submit your completed registration form by July 1, 2019

*Please advise of any dietary restrictions when registering.