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Young Alumnus ‘knew she was going’ to Hinds

Once upon a time as a little girl, Dr. Christy Granberry Barrick rode her bicycle on the Raymond Campus. She wasn’t exactly born on the grounds, but Hinds Community College was...
MIBEST Week

DeSharra Stamps

DeSharra Stamps has always understood the big picture, but occasionally the fine details have tripped her up. 

Wyatt Stringer

Wyatt understands how the world works and wants to build it better through his newfound skills in woodworking. He understood it a little too well in high school, though, and boredom was intense enough to delay his diploma.

Octavius McCollum

Diagnosed with autism at age 2, Octavius lacked credits to earn his high school diploma, but has found a new home in culinary arts.

Mayra Gomez

Turning her love of numbers into a career in accounting despite coming to the United States from Mexico with her parents when she was already 20.

Andria Smith

She left her high school education undone and it turned into 10 years of struggling. With MIBEST, she said, she knew she had people partnering in her education instead of just going it alone.

Economic Development & Workforce

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...

Hinds Headliners

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.

Allied health student continues life shaped by healthcare

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.

The Arts & Humanities
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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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...

Hinds CC Esports ready to score big in second season

RAYMOND – The second season of esports at Hinds Community College starts 2020-21 riding a wave of momentum after producing a national champion last year and burgeoning popularity on college campuses nationwide as COVID-19 limits in-person sports competition. A team of...

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...

Hamp Shive named 3E award recipient

Hampton Shive may not have had a crystal ball a few years ago when he pushed departments to move to cloud storage instead of using the college’s servers. But his foresight helped make the sudden transition in March to teaching online classes and working remotely much...

Bass Fishing Club reels in success during first competition

RAYMOND – Competitive bass fishing enters its first full season as a club activity at Hinds Community College in fall 2020. A pair of two-man teams from Hinds’ club took 14th and 15th place in a 148-team event Sept. 4 at Lake Guntersville, in northern Alabama. Camden...

Utica Campus STEM students land NASA internships

UTICA – Three students studying for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Hinds Community College Utica Campus have been selected for internships at NASA facilities this year. Albert...

NAHC student receives workforce scholarship

JACKSON – Lauren Wise, an Oxford native and Flowood resident, a nursing student at the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, has received the Trustmark Workforce Development Scholarship, a $200 scholarship awarded to 25 members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society...

Hinds CC selected for FAA Training Program

RAYMOND – The Federal Aviation Administration has selected the Hinds Community College Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Program, or the UAS-CTI. “The goal of the Hinds Community College Unmanned Aerial Systems...

Seven instructors at Hinds CC Vicksburg-Warren Campus earn credentials

RAYMOND – Seven instructors from Hinds Community College Vicksburg-Warren Campus earned credentials from the college during the spring and summer semesters. The list included: Kody Britt, of Vicksburg, an instructor of Precision Machine Tool technology, who earned an...

Hinds CC welcomes students back to campus for fall 2020 semester

RAYMOND – It’s a very different semester for Kaitlyn Walker, of Terry, who is taking core academic classes at Hinds Community College as she pursues a career in forensic science.   “It’s different coming to campus with masks on after my first semester here was so...

Hinds graduates leave with job-ready skills

Hannah Cranfield of Vicksburg was thinking of going into a medical field but then discovered Hinds Community College’s computer coding and programming option. Hinds teaches the program at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg....

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