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Love at first visit

Love at first visit

“I really enjoy meeting alumni because they are so passionate about Hinds. Their passion inspires me to appreciate the experiences I have now as a college student because I know that Hinds helped them to become successful.”

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Food, football and the future

Food, football and the future

“I would have hated for him to have missed the opportunity to come out and meet with the teachers and advisors at Hinds because it is the best community college in Mississippi.”

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  • The Arts & Humanities
Hinds CC arts programs draw renewed focus

Hinds CC arts programs draw renewed focus

“We are the only community college with the full fine arts experience: Art, Dance, Music, Music Industry and Theatre. My primary focus is to shine a light on the greatness that resides here while building a name for the Fine and Performing Arts Department,”

Music students place highly at state competition

Music students place highly at state competition

Zachary Underwood and Markel Copprue placed first and second, respectively, at the Mississippi Music Teachers Association Collegiate Competition held March 5 at Delta State University.

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...

  • Economic Development & Workforce
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 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.

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