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Hinds CC rated among best in nation for military, veteran students

Hinds Community College has been designated a Military Friendly School for 2021-2022 for its programs and services available to active-duty and veteran students. Hinds earned the...

AD Murphy announces retirement

Hinds Community College Athletic Director Gene Murphy has announced his retirement, effective Feb. 28, 2021. "Coach Murphy has been an integral part of the Hinds Community...

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Carpentry students spend summer working hands-on project

Hinds Community College Utica Campus carpentry students spent part of their summer getting hands-on experience. Edmond Christian, Leslie Hill and Morris Evans, all carpentry students from Port Gibson, joined their instructor, James McGee, on a construction project at...

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Allied health student continues life shaped by healthcare

“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.

Culinary program revives passion for cooking

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.

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Dance instructor wins prestigious performing arts awards

Dance instructor wins prestigious performing arts awards

RAYMOND – Tiffany Jefferson, director of Hinds Community College’s Montage Theatre of Dance, has been named the recipient of two industry honors, one national and one local. Jefferson, of Terry, was this month awarded the Del Kieffner Award for 2020 by Florida-based...

Hinds CC alumnus has photography exhibit at Raymond Campus

Hinds Community College alumnus Dr. Dana Moody, professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the Department of Interior Architecture and Design, will have an exhibit in the Marie Hull Art Gallery on the Raymond Campus. Her exhibit, “Havana: Behind the...

Hinds CC Music Department hosts 2018 Christmas Spectacular

The second annual Christmas Spectacular concert was on Thursday, Nov. 29 after the President’s Christmas Reception. Among the performers were the Collegiate Choir, Faculty Jazz Combo, Faculty Soloists, Hinds Harmony, Hinds Hi-Steppers, Jazz Band, Montage Theatre of...

Hinds CC helps Farr dance her way to Mrs. Mississippi title

Note: The following story appears in the winter issue of Hindsight alumni magazine. For more information about the Hinds Alumni Association, see the website. To apply for a Hinds Community College Foundation scholarship, go to the Admissions tab on college web site...

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Student finds host of helpers at Hinds on way to career

Quintavious Anderson knew college was the right place for him after high school, but he wasn’t sure what to do once he got there. Anderson, 22, of Jackson, made it out of high school cleanly enough, but found himself in disarray academically and personally after a few...

Hinds CC business instructor touches lives in many ways

RAYMOND – Nita Burchfield often finds herself teaching more than just profits and losses in her Business Administration classes on the Raymond Campus. “I’ve come in contact with students in my class who don’t have much of a support system at home,” Burchfield said....

Hinds CC Film and Television instructor helps grow industry in state

PEARL – Randy Kwan was something of a pioneer in the film industry in Mississippi when he finished his college days at the University of Southern Mississippi. “When I started out in the industry in Mississippi, there was no industry here,” Kwan said. “Yet, a lot of my...

Mr. and Miss Utica crowned for 2020–2021 semester

UTICA – Sophomores Perry Florence, of Clinton, and Nia Harvin, of Jackson, are Mr. and Miss Utica during Homecoming and Coronation ceremonies for 2020-2021 at Hinds Community College Utica Campus. Florence plans to attend Mississippi State University and major in...

English instructor, PTK adviser enjoys giving back to students

UTICA – Apryl Trimble likes to “pay it forward,” as the old saying goes. A Hinds Community College alumna and native of Utica, Trimble is now an English instructor at the college’s Utica Campus. “I am a servant type of person,” Trimble said. “I believe in giving back...

Simulation center director helps students gain confidence

JACKSON – Rebecca Cockrell fosters hands-on learning in Hinds Community College’s Ball Simulation Center. Cockrell works with both students as an instructor in the healthcare field and as a staff member working with faculty in the Ball Simulation Center at the Jackson...

Hinds CC names Hinds Heroes for Fall 2020

RAYMOND – The Fall 2020 group of honorees in the Hinds Heroes employee recognition program at Hinds Community College have been named. Hinds Heroes are chosen because they represent the college well, provide exceptional customer service to all its customers and...

Homecoming Court festivities photo gallery

The Oct. 27 Homecoming Court festivities moved to a virtual format for guests instead of being live during the halftime of the Oct. 29 football game. Raymond Campus sophomore Nyla Ross-Griffin was crowned Hinds Community College Homecoming queen at the...

Hinds CC names homecoming queen

RAYMOND – Raymond Campus sophomore Nyla Ross-Griffin, of Chicago, was crowned Hinds Community College Homecoming queen at a masquerade-themed ceremony held at Cain-Cochran Hall Oct. 27. Ross-Griffin is a graduate of West Aurora High School. A criminal justice major,...

MIBEST program the perfect comfort zone for Utica Campus student

DeSharra Stamps has always understood the big picture, but occasionally the fine details have tripped her up. “I was in tutorial classes at Raymond High School from freshman year through senior year,” she said. “I have an issue with short-term comprehension skills. Sometimes, I have to receive information several times before I can understand it.”

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