President Vacik's First Days in Office

Told Through Photos

Photos by April Garon

Dr. Stephen Vacik became president of Hinds Community College on July 1, 2020.
His first few days were busy, as shown in this photo essay.

Meeting a Legend

Among Dr. Vacik’s first meetings was with retiring President Dr. Clyde Muse, who left office on June 30 after 42 years.

Moving In

Dr. Vacik began moving in to Fountain Hall, where the President’s office is located, with the help of Randall Harris, Vice President for Advancement and Student Services.

Getting Connected

Dr. Vacik got connected to My.Hinds with the help of Information Technology’s Corey Durham.

Picture This

Dr. Vacik was photographed and interviewed during his first official photoshoot as president.

Making It Official

Dr. Vacik got his official Hinds photo ID made and stopped by the Raymond Bookstore.


Dr. Vacik attended the send-off for retiring president Dr. Clyde Muse.

Down to Business

Dr. Vacik met with the Board of Trustees and the Executive Leadership Team for the first official time.

Looking Ahead

Welcome to Hinds Community College, Dr. Vacik.