“The program is funded by a $1.3 million Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) grant by the U.S. Department of Labor and Delta Regional Authority.”
“The program changed my life,” he said. “Without it, I don’t know if I’d be working right now.”
“Hinds Heroes are chosen because they represent the college well, provide exceptional customer service to all its customers and consistently promote the Hinds mission of service.”
“For those still searching for a career path after high school, it’s a time to find out how Hinds can help shape their decision.”
“Honoring those who served and continue to serve was at the heart of Veterans Day recognition activities at Hinds this year.”
“She is the first winner of the pageant from the Utica Campus.”
“Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Hinds Community College Vicksburg-Warren Campus has inducted members for fall 2021.”
“Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community and junior college students.”
“Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is extended to students who have a 3.5 cumulative grade point average or above on 12 or more transferrable credit hours.”
“The 150 colleges are eligible to apply for the 2023 Aspen Prize, which is $1 million.”
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- Economic Development & Workforce
PEARL – A few years ago, Jessica Hardwick decided that since her family had grown by one, it was time to similarly grow her opportunity to help support them. Enter Hinds Community College, and the third-semester nursing student at the college’s Rankin Campus has a...
The combined ingenuity of six Electro-Mechanical Technology classes was on display this past semester as students demonstrated a mobile pumping station at McKenzie Pond on the Raymond Campus. A motor control apparatus was connected to a generator-powered mobile power...
PEARL – Job seekers in Pearl and surrounding communities in and around Rankin County can now seek employment plus a whole lot more at the newly-opened WIN Job Center on the grounds of Hinds Community College Rankin Campus. College officials and others representing...
- Hinds Headliners
“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.
- The Arts & Humanities
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...
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 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...
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...
Dr. Bobby Cooper didn’t plan to stay at Hinds Community College’s Utica Campus for 45 years. Goodness knows, he had plenty of opportunity to go to his alma mater Tougaloo College, Jackson State University, Alcorn State University or other places. He was lured to what...