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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

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

Hoops court named after longtime coach, mentor

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 between the women’s and men’s scheduled games. “A good coach can change a game,” said Daryl...

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 GranberryHinds awarded...

Honoring the class of 1969 and prior

Honoring the class of 1969 and prior

As part of annual Homecoming activities, Hinds Community College hosted the 50+ luncheon for graduates from 1969 – 50 years ago – and for graduates from prior years on Oct. 2.

Hinds alum adds artistic finishing touch to new tennis center

Hinds alum adds artistic finishing touch to new tennis center

A sleek new playing surface and new court windbreakers are what most supporters of the Hinds tennis program will see going forward at the newly minted Cleon McKnight Tennis Center on the Raymond Campus. What they might miss at first glance, however, is the art display...

First Alumni Tennis Tournament

First Alumni Tennis Tournament

On Saturday, Oct. 5, Hinds hosted its first Homecoming Alumni Tennis Tournament. The mixed doubles event attracted almost 30 players who enjoyed a great day of tennis and fellowship.

Charvarius Ward
Charvarius Ward

(2015) Ward recorded four tackles as a starting cornerback in Super Bowl LIV for the NFL champion Kansas City Chiefs. Ward, a McComb native, finished his second season with the Chiefs in 2019 with 74 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble. In his two seasons...

Daniel Gilbert
Daniel Gilbert

(2012) Gilbert hired by Southern AgCredit as a senior accountant in its administrative offices. Previously, he worked at a CPA firm and in higher education. At Hinds, Gilbert captained the baseball team, making all-state in 2012 as a shortstop, and was part of the...

Shannon McDowell
Shannon McDowell

(1988) McDowell was named a Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020 for Pearl Junior High School, in the Pearl Public School District. She has taught at Pearl Junior High School and is certified in elementary K-6 and English K-12.

Mina Darnell
Mina Darnell

(1986) Darnell was named a Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020 for the Clinton Public School District. She has taught mathematics at Clinton High School since 1989 and has served as department chair since 2012.

The Vashti & Clyde Muse Impact Scholarship

The Vashti & Clyde Muse Impact Scholarship

The Vashti and Clyde Muse Impact Scholarship has been started by Billy Cox (1981) to recognize the impact that both Dr. and Mrs. Muse made on his life. Vashti Muse was Cox’s fourth grade teacher while Dr. Muse was superintendent of the Starkville Municipal School...

Drew Hannon Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Drew Hannon Endowed Memorial Scholarship

ard work and dedication marked the life of Drew Hannon (1993) during his days as a student at Hinds and beyond – a fact that still evokes pride in his surviving family. “All of his siblings miss his sense of humor, his friendship, his never-ending...

CN Scholarship

CN Scholarship

CN has kept its trains running on time for more than a generation and is helping do the same for post-secondary education.

33rd Annual Golf Fun Fest

33rd Annual Golf Fun Fest

The Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser, will take place on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the Eagle Ridge Golf Course in Raymond, MS.