Southwest Mississippi Community College

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Southwest Mississippi Community College
Motto "Opportunities for a Lifetime"
Type Community College
Established 1908
President Dr. J. Steven Bishop
Location Summit, Mississippi, United States
Website Official Website

Southwest Mississippi Community College is a two-year community college located in Summit, Mississippi, with accreditation from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Mr. Southwest Mississippi Community College is Christian Green and Mrs. Southwest Mississippi Community College is Abbey Hooks.


The college was officially started in 1908 as an agricultural high school. The Pike County Agricultural High School opened on September 3, 1918, after receiving approval from the Pike County School Board the previous April. The high school began to incorporate college work into the curriculum in 1929 and by 1932 the school had become a junior college. Fifty-four years later in 1988, the name of the school was officially changed to Southwest Mississippi Community College.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "History of Southwest". Southwest Mississippi Community College. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  2. ^ "Woodie Assaf biography", The Clarion-Ledger, March 6, 2007.
  3. ^ Green

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