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McCulloch Scholarship recipient makes seamless return to school

McCulloch Scholarship recipient makes seamless return to school

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...

Electro-Mechanical students show skills in hands-on lesson

Electro-Mechanical students show skills in hands-on lesson

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 WIN Job Center opens officially at Hinds CC Rankin Campus

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...

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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.

  • The Arts & Humanities
Low notes on tuba, high notes in school for band student

Low notes on tuba, high notes in school for band student

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...

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...