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Hinds graduate ready to take next step in healthcare career

Hinds graduate ready to take next step in healthcare career

Helping people is a personal matter for Hinds graduate Thomas Dylan Ware, of Byram. “I feel like I have a responsibility to help people,” Ware said. “My grandmother died this past January. I felt she didn’t always get the right care she needed. It has made me want to...

Hinds CC names new athletic director

“Words can’t begin to express the appreciation I have for President Vacik and VP Harris for choosing and entrusting me to lead Hinds Athletics into the next chapter,” Werremeyer said. “It’s an exciting feeling to know that in a few short weeks my family and I will be heading to Raymond to become part of the Hinds Community College family. This is an incredible opportunity and I can’t wait to get started!”

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Pearl WIN Job Center opens officially at Hinds CC Rankin Campus

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
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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