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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...
Alumnus of the Year

Alumnus of the Year

ill Dunlap (1964) says his introduction to the Hinds family came as a result of a different art form than the one for which he’s now internationally known. “I was a lifeguard at Roosevelt State Park in Scott County during the summer of 1962, my...

Retired president receives inaugural Hall of Fame award

Retired president receives inaugural Hall of Fame award

fter 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. He became president of Hinds on July...

Students remain grateful despite reception cancellations

Students remain grateful despite reception cancellations

inds students won’t have a chance this fall to say “thank you” in person to the donors of their scholarships. The annual Scholarship Receptions have been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic that has cancelled many other events. “This is...

Shive named 2019—2020 3E Award recipient

Shive named 2019—2020 3E Award recipient

ampton Shive may not have had a crystal ball a few years ago when he pushed departments to move to cloud storage instead of using the college’s servers. But his foresight helped make the sudden transition in March to teaching online classes and...

Hinds puts students first in pandemic fighting efforts

Hinds puts students first in pandemic fighting efforts

Pictured above: Shoreika Spillern March, as Mississippi took steps to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Hinds Community College’s main focus was immediately to do everything possible to help students continue their education. Students did not return to...

Serratos named a 2020 New Century Transfer Scholar

Serratos named a 2020 New Century Transfer Scholar

aria Serratos (2020), of Clinton, who was a student at the Raymond Campus, was named a 2020 New Century Transfer Scholar and received a $2,250 scholarship. New Century Transfer Scholars are selected based on their academic accomplishments,...

Retiring President Muse’s legacy honored

Retiring President Muse’s legacy honored

ore 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, including 42 years to Hinds Community College from which he is retiring...

A letter from Dr. Clyde Muse

A letter from Dr. Clyde Muse

ear 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 your President and you all mean a great deal to me. During my 42-year...

Hoops court named after longtime coach, mentor

Hoops court named after longtime coach, mentor

inds 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 between the women’s and men’s scheduled games. “A good coach can change a...

Hinds awards Emeritus status to four retirees

Hinds awards Emeritus status to four retirees

Pictured above, from left: Hinds Board of Trustees president Paul Breazeale, Angela Griffin, Dr. Libby Mahaffey, Dr. Shirley Hopkins-Davis, Dr. Mae Cathryne Jackson, Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse, Hinds Foundation Executive Director Jackie...

Building for the future

Building for the future

The Jones sisters, Sue and Jean, came to what was then Hinds Junior College in the 1930s. The sisters loved the college and felt like their education helped them to build their future.