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Hinds aviation instructor keeps promise, earns degree

“When I told my dad I was going to drop out, that’s when I promised myself I was going to come back and somehow finish that degree. I just didn’t know when.”

Hinds CC names homecoming queen

Hinds CC names homecoming queen

RAYMOND – Raymond Campus sophomore Nyla Ross-Griffin, of Chicago, was crowned Hinds Community College Homecoming queen at a masquerade-themed ceremony held at Cain-Cochran Hall...

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Carpentry students spend summer working hands-on project

Carpentry students spend summer working hands-on project

Hinds Community College Utica Campus carpentry students spent part of their summer getting hands-on experience. Edmond Christian, Leslie Hill and Morris Evans, all carpentry students from Port Gibson, joined their instructor, James McGee, on a construction project at...

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...

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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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Hinds CC alumnus has photography exhibit at Raymond Campus

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 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...

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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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...

Hamp Shive named 3E award recipient

Hampton Shive may not have had a crystal ball a few years ago when he pushed departments to move to cloud storage instead of using the college’s servers. But his foresight helped make the sudden transition in March to teaching online classes and working remotely much...

Bass Fishing Club reels in success during first competition

RAYMOND – Competitive bass fishing enters its first full season as a club activity at Hinds Community College in fall 2020. A pair of two-man teams from Hinds’ club took 14th and 15th place in a 148-team event Sept. 4 at Lake Guntersville, in northern Alabama. Camden...

Utica Campus STEM students land NASA internships

UTICA – Three students studying for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Hinds Community College Utica Campus have been selected for internships at NASA facilities this year. Albert...

NAHC student receives workforce scholarship

JACKSON – Lauren Wise, an Oxford native and Flowood resident, a nursing student at the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, has received the Trustmark Workforce Development Scholarship, a $200 scholarship awarded to 25 members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society...

Hinds CC selected for FAA Training Program

RAYMOND – The Federal Aviation Administration has selected the Hinds Community College Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Program, or the UAS-CTI. “The goal of the Hinds Community College Unmanned Aerial Systems...

Seven instructors at Hinds CC Vicksburg-Warren Campus earn credentials

RAYMOND – Seven instructors from Hinds Community College Vicksburg-Warren Campus earned credentials from the college during the spring and summer semesters. The list included: Kody Britt, of Vicksburg, an instructor of Precision Machine Tool technology, who earned an...

Hinds CC welcomes students back to campus for fall 2020 semester

RAYMOND – It’s a very different semester for Kaitlyn Walker, of Terry, who is taking core academic classes at Hinds Community College as she pursues a career in forensic science.   “It’s different coming to campus with masks on after my first semester here was so...

Hinds graduates leave with job-ready skills

Hannah Cranfield of Vicksburg was thinking of going into a medical field but then discovered Hinds Community College’s computer coding and programming option. Hinds teaches the program at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg....

Graduating career-technical education students honored

Hinds Community College held four outside graduation ceremonies July 29-Aug. 1, including three drive-through ceremonies at Eagle Ridge Conference Center. More than 600 students participated over the four days.  A ceremony on July 31 honored graduated in...

Hinds takes six first places, grand award in annual CPRAM contest

Hinds Community College’s Public Relations and Community Relations departments took six first place awards in the annual College Public Relations Association of Mississippi contest, with multimedia specialist April Garon winning the grand award in print media for her...

Graduates tout great start before university transfer

For Will Eakes of Clinton, Hinds Community College was the perfect place to kick off his college career. “It was great. It was smaller, and I like that because it meant a lot more availability and being able to have teacher-student relationships,” he said. “If I had a...

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