Message from the President
About Dr. Vacik
Stephen (Steve) Vacik is the seventh President of Hinds Community College. Dr. Vacik came to Hinds Community College in 2020, and has nearly 25 years of experience working in various roles with community colleges in four states. Dr. Vacik is passionate about the importance of developing and nurturing the relationship between the community, business and industry, and the college.
Previously, he served as president of Maysville Community and Technical College, a member institution of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. During his tenure, MCTC built and relocated onto a new campus in Rowan County, secured numerous public and private grants and gifts, established new programs in high-wage, high-demand careers, and increased significantly the number of high school students enrolled in dual credit classes.
MCTC enjoyed its highest annual production of student credentials twice and reduced the achievement gap between URM students and the overall student body to less than two percent during his tenure.