JACKSON – The Health Information Technology field is booming, a plus for anyone ready to be trained for a career earning an average annual pay of about $40,000, once credentials are in hand. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects employment of health information...read more
VICKSBURG -- The George-Oakes Building on the Vicksburg-Warren Campus was formally dedicated May 10 during a ceremony inside a packed lobby in the new facility. In addition to the new building, dedications were also recognized on seven other sites both in the new...read more
RAYMOND – Amber Hulett has been handy help in the kitchen in her working life, but hasn’t ever decided the menu. That could change going forward, with a High School Equivalency certificate and a pair of college-level credentials under her belt. “I’m 36 and had no clue...read more
Expanded space to house mechatronics, industrial maintenance, other programsread more
UTICA – H.H. “Shine” Davis was an important bridge between the past and what became the future for Hinds Community College Utica Campus. That future is now, for the campus’ barbering and cosmetology programs, which will be housed in a spacious, newly-renovated...read more
Student is among 44 from 34 HBCUs nationwide selectedread more
Economic Development & Workforce
Partners in the project to convert part of Metrocenter Mall celebrate effort’s launchread more
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...
VICKSBURG – Economic development in Vicksburg and Warren County in 2018 and beyond could hinge on an effort to become certified a Work-Ready Community by the nation’s premier academic testing standard. Earlier this year, employers in the Hinds Community College...
RICHLAND – Empire Truck Sales and Stribling Equipment, who partner with Hinds Community College on the Diesel Equipment Technology Academy in Richland, have signed an agreement with the college to become the first businesses to participate in the Mississippi...
The Arts at Hinds CC
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...read more
PEARL – A festive night of entertainment and fond memories Nov. 4 helped culminate the yearlong celebration of Hinds Community College’s Centennial. Hosted by Gov. and Mrs. Phil Bryant, the event at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus showcased the best of the...read more
RAYMOND – The Hinds Community College Music Department will host Gateway Brass, a component of the U.S. Air Force Band of the West, on Friday, Oct. 6 in the Vashti Underwood Muse Band Hall. The performance is from 11 a.m. to noon and is free and open to the public....read more
Cole to lead Raymond Campus, NAHC
Parker named to head business functions for college
Hinds Community College’s Utica Campus graduated about 125 students on Saturday, May 18. The morning started with a bell-ringing ceremony at the iconic Utica Campus belltower and a processional into J.D. Boyd Gymnasium led by Utica Campus faculty and alumni. This...
Credentials earned by more than 1,200 students in five ceremonies over three days
Not everyone’s boss makes it to their college graduation, but Lasonia Elliott of Jackson got to see hers on the front row at Hinds Community College on May 16. Elliott, who is an administrative assistant for Jackson State University President Dr. William Bynum, said...
Ruby Pierce has had a challenging year but on May 15 it all paid off. Pierce, 51, who lives near Pelahatchie in Rankin County, graduated from Hinds Community College with a degree in Health Information Technology. She decided to get a degree after her daughter...
Career-tech student poised to finish long journey to college degree
The Hinds Community College Physical Therapist Assistant students assisted with the Hinds County School District Special Education Field Day on Wednesday, May 1. The field day was held at Gene Murphy Field at Joe Renfroe Stadium on the Raymond Campus. Special...