The Foundation seeks to enhance the educational mission of Hinds Community College by providing a means for private sector support and by increasing community awareness of the services the college offers. The Foundation provides scholarships for deserving students, offers programs to recognize the employees of the college, and administers funds for student organizations and other areas of the college.


The Foundation depends solely on the support of donors to achieve its goals. All gifts, regardless of size, are appreciated and needed and are tax-deductible according to IRS guidelines. Give the gift of education—an investment that continues paying dividends for generations.


The Alumni Association can be your connection to your college days at Hinds and a network for today and the future. It is the goal of the Alumni Association to strengthen the bond between Hinds Community College and our alumni and to provide opportunities for you to contribute your time, talent, and resources to the school that you love.

The Impact of Giving

John L. Heiden Scholarship

“Here we get to not think of students as numbers… we think of them personably.”

Retiring President Muse’s legacy honored

More than 900 friends and family gathered on Feb. 20 to celebrate the legacy of retiring Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse. His 68 years of public service to Mississippi education,...

A letter from Dr. Clyde Muse

Dear Friends, It is somewhat difficult to realize that this will be my last contribution to the Hindsight publication as President. It has been my honor and privilege to serve as...

Hoops court named after longtime coach, mentor

Hinds Community College named the basketball court inside J.D. Boyd Gymnasium on the Utica Campus after former basketball coach Earl Joe Nelson during a brief program Feb. 17...

Alumni Chapters

Our alumni chapters are a great way to stay connected with the college. Find your chapter and see how to get involved.