Hinds named among best online colleges for associate degrees

RAYMOND – Hinds Community College has been named among the best online colleges in the nation for associate degrees for 2020. Seattle-based Intelligent.com, an independent academic research group, gave Hinds the designation Most Online Class Options among a group of...

Emeritus status awarded to four retirees

RAYMOND – Hinds Community College awarded emeritus status to four retirees at spring Convocation Jan. 7, bringing the total number of those selected by the college to 40. Dr. Shirley Hopkins-Davis, Angela Griffin and Dr. Libby Mahaffey were awarded Dean Emeritus...

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Gallery of photos of Dec. 18 graduation

Hinds Community College had three graduation ceremonies on Dec. 18, awarding a total of 1,316 credentials to 958 graduates, with some graduates receiving more than one credential. As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive...

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Nursing, allied health students graduate on Dec. 18

Michael Ahner of Vicksburg is another step closer to his goal of living a life to help others. Ahner, 46, decided his job at a software company wasn’t fulfilling his need to help others. He graduated Wednesday (Dec. 18) from Hinds Community College with a Practical...

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Hinds CC honors students named to Who’s Who

RAYMOND – Hinds Community College recently honored students named "Who's Who Among Students in American Community and Junior Colleges." To receive this honor, students are nominated by faculty or staff based upon their academic excellence, leadership, citizenship and...

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Local legislators learn about college funding priorities

Fifteen Mississippi legislators, including five of the eight new legislators elected since fall 2018, were among those attending the Nov. 21 District Legislative Luncheon at Hinds Community College. More per student (FTE) funding for community colleges in Mississippi,...

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Economic Development & Workforce

Continental training manager comes ‘home’ to Hinds CC family

Darryl Jenkins feels like his new job as training manager for Continental Tire in Hinds County is really an opportunity to come home to work, both literally and figuratively. He has returned from north Mississippi to work close to his Hinds Community College home, and...

Hinds CC trustees approve moving forward with Metrocenter Mall proposal

The Hinds Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday, March 7 approved moving forward with a proposal for a Comprehensive One-Stop Center to house career-technical and workforce training and support services in Metrocenter Mall in south Jackson. Hinds Community...

After false starts, fashion design paves road to New York

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.

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.

Serving the public a way of life for Rankin Campus nursing student

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.

Clintonian takes advantage of program, internship opportunities

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.

Alum returns to classes to get fit for career change

Earning a living while feeding a passion on the side worked out just fine for Robert (Donnie) Cain until parts of his world began to change.

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Hinds CC President Dr. Clyde Muse announces retirement plans

RAYMOND – Hinds Community College President Dr. Clyde Muse today announced to the Board of Trustees at their regular monthly meeting his intention to retire on June 30, 2020, after 42 years as chief of the college and 68 years as an educator. Muse became president of...

eSports national champions

RAYMOND – Hinds Community College student Joshua Brandon has won the national championship in eSports after an undefeated season for fall 2019. Brandon, of Vicksburg and a sophomore studying engineering at the Raymond Campus, went 9-0 for the semester playing Madden...

Utica Campus honors Foundation scholarship recipients

UTICA – The Hinds Community College Foundation recognized 2019-2020 scholarship recipients, donors and honorees at a reception on Nov. 17 at the Utica Campus. The Hinds Community College Foundation will award more than 600 scholarships during the 2019-2020 academic...

Key funding priorities stressed to legislators at annual luncheon

More per-student (FTE) funding for community colleges in Mississippi, faculty raises and capital improvements top the list of community college needs, Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse told legislators who attended the annual District Legislative Luncheon on Nov. 21....

Agreement signed with MSU for Bachelor of Applied Science degree

Hinds Community College and Mississippi State University have formalized a partnership for students enrolled in technical education programs that will enable them to transfer all credits to the university to pursue a bachelor’s degree. A Memorandum of Understanding...

HEADWAE honorees named for 2020

RAYMOND – Raymond Campus Engineering and Drafting Design Technology instructor Phil Cockrell, of Raymond, and Maria Serratos, of Clinton, a sophomore studying to be a civil engineer, have been named the Hinds Community College honorees for the Legislature’s HEADWAE...

Miss Hinds Community College 2020 crowned

RAYMOND – Charity Lockridge, 22, of Vicksburg will get another opportunity to represent Hinds Community College in the Miss Mississippi pageant in June after winning the college pageant for the second time. Lockridge, a dental assisting student at Jackson...

Hinds Heroes named for Fall 2019

RAYMOND – The Fall 2019 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...

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