Hinds CC holds robotics competition as part of NASA week

RAYMOND – Entering a program of study in math and science is making Donald Hughes’ career plans run as smoothly as the mockup Mars rover he helped build with some classmates. Hughes, of Jackson, had taken college-level coursework in high school but didn’t know what...

Hinds CC the perfect stop in student’s new career plan

VICKSBURG – For Charles Bryant, a light came on in more ways than one when he was in a vehicle accident on the job, which involved outfitting mobile homes and hauling them across Mississippi. “We had a wreck in Rosedale in 2016 after I’d stopped alongside the road to...

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Hinds CC Raymond Campus Preview Day draws crowd

RAYMOND – Faith Taylor wants to pursue her passion in college and at the same time learn how to make money doing it. “I want to get to know the basics of fashion design, plus learn how to run a business with it and manage my money,” said Taylor, a senior at Northwest...

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Hinds CC trustees open search for new college president

RAYMOND – The Hinds Community College Board of Trustees has opened a search for a new president with the goal of naming a leader by the end of April with an official start date of July 1, 2020. The target date for applications is Feb. 20, 2020, but the application...

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Hinds CC English instructor wins Humanities award

RAYMOND – Laura Hammons, English instructor on the Raymond Campus, is the winner of the Mississippi Humanities Council’s Humanities Teacher Award for Hinds Community College. Winners of the award present a lecture on a topic each year. On Feb. 4, Hammons will...

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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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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...

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.

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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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...

More than 1,300 receive credentials at fall graduation ceremonies

PEARL – Herbert Strickland spent more than 23 years in law enforcement, much of it working with K-9 units as they protect and serve. An unfinished academic resume’, however, plus responsibilities on the horizon with a daughter entering high school soon had him wanting...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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