The Gamma Lambda chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society inducted new members on Oct. 21.
The Hinds Community College Foundation will award more than 900 scholarships during the 2022-2023 academic year.
“I really enjoy meeting alumni because they are so passionate about Hinds. Their passion inspires me to appreciate the experiences I have now as a college student because I know that Hinds helped them to become successful.”
“As an HBCU, we try to remind the entire campus community of our roots and the importance of what has happened here and what continues to happen.”
Students from area high schools visited exhibits for all academic and career-tech programs offered by Hinds and participated in hands-on activities.
“He would give without blinking; it was like second nature to him.”
“I would have hated for him to have missed the opportunity to come out and meet with the teachers and advisors at Hinds because it is the best community college in Mississippi.”
ABG is an international business honor society established in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among college students in business curricula at community, junior and technical colleges.
Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is extended to students who have a 3.5 cumulative grade point average or above on 12 or more transferable credit hours.
- The Arts & Humanities
“I am thrilled to add to the legacy of the Hinds Community College Band that dates to the 1930s and ‘40s.”
“We are the only community college with the full fine arts experience: Art, Dance, Music, Music Industry and Theatre. My primary focus is to shine a light on the greatness that resides here while building a name for the Fine and Performing Arts Department,”
About 160 works of art were considered for this year’s contest, which was judged by Jacob Rowan, assistant professor of art at Belhaven University.
Zachary Underwood and Markel Copprue placed first and second, respectively, at the Mississippi Music Teachers Association Collegiate Competition held March 5 at Delta State University.
Delvin Kelly has a steady rhythm to his career plan just like his bass lines on tuba or his melodies on piano. Kelly, 19, of Brandon, took to music in the eighth grade when he picked up his first instrument, the trombone. He started on tuba in high school and, in...
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“When I was about 2 ½ years old, my parents realized I couldn’t bend my left arm,” said Batte, 21, of Brandon. After initial consultation locally, Batte was taken to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
The fashion design major on the Utica Campus started her college experience unsure of what she wanted to do after college. A long journey led to her recent big break interning with a clothing line in New York.
Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Memeh came to the United States at age 3 along with her family. Trouble at home landed her in a group home for children for a number of years, where she earned a GED and was provided a car. She enrolled at Hinds at 18, but was too lost on too many levels to succeed.
Protecting and serving the public has been a way of life for Matthew McCain for 12 years as a police officer in Flowood. Those ideals won’t change much in a new career he’s starting, thanks to Hinds Community College.
The former high school football player is concentrating on his career goals, not sports, as he takes heavy course loads to finish his credential in Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance program.
Faith Dillon first became interested in a career in teaching while volunteering at the Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson and at her church while in high school.