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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.”

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Continental training manager comes ‘home’ to Hinds CC family

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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Hinds CC Music Department to host U.S. Air Force brass quintet

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....

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Hinds soccer player hits goals on field, classroom at Hinds CC

RAYMOND – Goals have always played a part in Tarlys Smith’s school life, in one form or another. Initially, Smith, of Jackson, chose Hinds to because he wanted to continue his education and play soccer. “I had a good bit of offers, but the school that I had offer from...

Hinds CC Single Stop receives grant for laptops for students in need

RAYMOND – Mobile, versatile technology has become a necessity for students at Hinds Community College as classes remain online exclusively during the coronavirus crisis. For female students who often juggle school and life, help to access that technology has arrived...

Hinds CC student finds small groups best in path to career

JACKSON – The family-like atmosphere of Hinds Community College was an appropriate setting for Adrionna Childress to begin her college education and career goals. “I needed a small, yet open environment to grow and continue to learn,” said Childress, of Jackson, a...

Hinds CC nursing student enjoys support of faculty this semester

JACKSON – A reputation built on stellar programs and helping to make passions into careers was enough for Breanna McNair to choose Hinds Community College. “Among the reasons I chose Hinds was all the benefits a community college offered, like Phi Theta Kappa and...

Hinds CC STEM student excels during tough semester

VICKSBURG – The chance to further her education in a small, caring environment was the perfect draw for Hannah Cranfield when it came to considering Hinds Community College. “The reason I chose Hinds was to further my education at a community college that offered...

Son’s health a motivator for Hinds CC healthcare student

JACKSON – Pamela Bowman knew something just wasn’t right when her otherwise healthy six-year-old son began to wheeze at night. “One night, he got into bed with my husband and me,” said Bowman, 38, of Brandon. “At the time, he’d not experienced any kind of breathing...

Health scare a key experience for Hinds CC student

JACKSON – For Bibiana Martinez Mata, completing an education has been a relentless pursuit despite challenges over which she’s not had much control. Born in Mexico, Mata, 22, of Pearl, came to the United States with her family when she was eight years old. Soon after...

Hinds CC Board of Trustees names new president

The presidential search committee of the Hinds Community College Board of Trustees announced on Thursday, April 16 that Dr. Stephen Vacik has been selected as the next college president, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Vacik is currently president of Maysville Community...

Hinds CC names Hinds Heroes for Spring 2020

RAYMOND – The Spring 2020 group of honorees in the Hinds Heroes employee recognition program at Hinds Community College have been named. Hinds Heroes are chosen because they represent the college well, provide exceptional customer service to all its customers and...

Hinds CC Utica Sophomore STEM Student Adjusts to Virtual Learning

Hinds Community College Utica Campus sophomore and Jackson native Donald Hughes is really starting to get adjusted to our “new normal.” “At first, it was a little bit different but I have gotten used to the assignments the instructors have been posting,” he said....

Hinds CC eSports players advance in playoffs

RAYMOND – Hinds Community College’s eSports program progresses in the playoffs this week in two sports following a successful season. Students Ryan Talley, of Raymond, and Ryan Hymel, of Biloxi, qualified for quarterfinals...

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