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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

he Fall 2020 group of honorees in the Hinds Heroes employee recognition program at Hinds Community College have been named. Hinds Heroes are chosen because they represent the college well, provide exceptional customer service to all its customers...

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...

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 at heart of new president’s priorities

Students at heart of new president’s priorities

ommunity 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...

Fowler inducted into MACJC Sports Hall of Fame

Fowler inducted into MACJC Sports Hall of Fame

inds retiree Doug Fowler is humble about the honors he’s received after his long career at Hinds Community College. “All the accolades I’ve received have happened because of Hinds Community College and having great athletes,” Fowler said. “I’ve...

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,...

2020 Clyde Donnell and Othel Mendrop Memorial Golf Tournament

2020 Clyde Donnell and Othel Mendrop Memorial Golf Tournament

hank you to our 2020 Clyde Donnell and Othel Mendrop Memorial Golf Tournament Sponsors and Contributors! James K. Arnold BancorpSouth Blackburn Motor Company Steve Burris John & Pat Carlisle Mark J. Chaney & Clear Creek Farms Billy Coomes John...