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.
Hinds awarded emeritus status to four retirees at spring Convocation on Jan. 5. Dr. Bobby Glenn, Dr. Cleon McKnight and Jackie Waite were awarded Professor Emeritus status. Joe Loviza was awarded Dean Emeritus.
In 2020, the HIT program at Hinds celebrated 50 years in existence. COVID-19 didn’t stop program officials and former students from recognizing the milestone.
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.
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.
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.
Those words have never meant more than they do today.
The Fall 2020 group of honorees in the Hinds Heroes employee recognition program at Hinds Community College have been named.
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...
After a long and distinguished career serving Mississippi education and 42 years as Hinds Community College’s leader, Dr. Clyde Muse retired on June 30. He now holds the distinguished title of President Emeritus.
Community colleges weren’t in the original playbook for Dr. Stephen Vacik, who has been Hinds Community College president since July 1. Both parents were first-generation college students who earned doctorates. He earned a doctorate in history and initially thought he might pursue a second doctorate in foreign affairs with the hope of working for the U.S. Department of State.