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As Mississippi economy reopens for business, Hinds is ready to help

“From an elaborate expansion of its airport terminal and adding an outlet for job hunters to intriguing enhancements for academic and career-tech programs, Hinds Community College has been a leader in getting Mississippi back open for business as the state emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Maritime Academy positioned for growth

Maritime Academy positioned for growth

“The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) named Hinds among 27 academic institutions as its first-ever Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE), to prepare students for careers in the nation’s maritime industry.”

Hinds leadership remains deeply rooted

Hinds leadership remains deeply rooted

Titles might change, but hearts and minds tend to stay the same. Changes happening at Hinds this semester have been varied and numerous. But, the faces and experiences of those leading the college efforts for transformation have deep roots and passion for the college.

AD Murphy retires after 38 years at Hinds

AD Murphy retires after 38 years at Hinds

Legendary coach and athletic director Gene Murphy retired at the end of February after a career spanning more than 35 years, numerous football championships and a reputation for touching young athletes’ lives.

Golf Fun Fest moves to October permanently

Golf Fun Fest moves to October permanently

Since its inception 34 years ago, the annual Golf Fun Fest, normally held in mid-April, has been the Hinds Community College Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser. Last year, the outbreak of COVID-19 disrupted many events in the area, including Golf Fun Fest.

Continuing to honor Dr. Clyde Muse

Continuing to honor Dr. Clyde Muse

Thankful, Grateful, Blessed to continue to honor Dr. Clyde Muse Dr. Clyde Muse officially retired as Hinds president on June 30, but his 68 years of service to Mississippi education – including 42 years as college president – have continued to be recognized throughout the state.

Legislative briefings outline priorities

Legislative briefings outline priorities

As a nod to social distancing, Hinds separated the usual fall legislative luncheon into four smaller briefings at the Raymond, Rankin, Vicksburg-Warren Campuses and at the Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center.

Hinds Heroes 2020

Hinds Heroes 2020

The Fall 2020 group of honorees in the Hinds Heroes employee recognition program at Hinds Community College have been named.

Dr. Stephen Vacik assumes leadership as Hinds president

Dr. Stephen Vacik assumes leadership as Hinds president

Dear Alumni and Friends of the College: Thank you for the warm Mississippi welcome that has been extended to me and my family during this time of transition at Hinds Community College. Following in the footsteps of a legendary leader like Clyde Muse is certainly a...