Young Alumnus ‘knew she was going’ to Hinds

Once upon a time as a little girl, Dr. Christy Granberry Barrick rode her bicycle on the Raymond Campus. She wasn’t exactly born on the grounds, but Hinds Community College was...

DeSharra Stamps

DeSharra Stamps has always understood the big picture, but occasionally the fine details have tripped her up. 

Wyatt Stringer

Wyatt understands how the world works and wants to build it better through his newfound skills in woodworking. He understood it a little too well in high school, though, and boredom was intense enough to delay his diploma.

Octavius McCollum

Diagnosed with autism at age 2, Octavius lacked credits to earn his high school diploma, but has found a new home in culinary arts.

Mayra Gomez

Turning her love of numbers into a career in accounting despite coming to the United States from Mexico with her parents when she was already 20.

Andria Smith

She left her high school education undone and it turned into 10 years of struggling. With MIBEST, she said, she knew she had people partnering in her education instead of just going it alone.

Economic Development & Workforce
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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The Arts & Humanities

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 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...

Hinds CC prepares healthcare workers for the fight against coronavirus

RAYMOND – Healthcare workers on the front lines of the battle to stop the spread of coronavirus in Mississippi and the nation can expect reinforcements from healthcare programs at Hinds Community College. Nursing and allied health programs at Hinds rate among the best...

Hinds CC helps Jackson single mother reshape life, career

JACKSON – Ebony Yarbor got her career and health back on track with the help of Hinds Community College. “I was facing a future of obesity and diabetes, so I decided it was time to learn how to cook better for myself and my two daughters,” said Yarbor, 38, a Belzoni...

Hinds CC announces Rankin Literary Festival winners for 2020

RAYMOND – Winners of the Rankin Literary Festival in three categories of creative achievement were: First place, short stories, “Nightmare” by Evelin Joanny Aguilar, Pearl High School, 10th grade Second place, short stories, “A Small Envelope” by Cullen Anthony Hill,...

Hinds CC promoting remote advising for summer and fall semesters

RAYMOND – Registration for classes at Hinds Community College for the summer and fall semesters begins on April 7 for currently enrolled students and April 13 for prospective students. Classes, registration and advising have transitioned to online in response to the...

Hinds CC Rankin Campus student earns TVA STEM Scholarship

PEARL –  Jordan T. Hariel, of Brandon, a student at Hinds Community College Rankin Campus, has received one of two STEM scholarships from Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Phi Theta Kappa, a $2,250 award. This scholarship is awarded to Phi Theta Kappa members in...

Hinds CC closes all six campuses for faculty, staff through March 20

As concerns surrounding COVID-19 continue to escalate, Hinds Community College President Dr. Clyde Muse announced on Sunday, March 15 that the college will close all six campuses for faculty and staff through March 20. The college on Friday, March 13 had already...

Spring break extended for students; employees return Monday, March 16

Hinds Community College students who take courses on one of the six campuses will have another week for spring break as instructors return to work on Monday, March 16. Online classes will continue as scheduled. These are among the measures being taken as Hinds...