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New Foundation chief draws on community college roots

“We are the front door to greater educational opportunities in someone’s life.”

Jackie Granberry retires

Jackie Granberry retires

“We have spent many hours together working hard and playing hard. I am proud to call you all my family and friends.”

Utica Institute Museum celebrates opening

Utica Institute Museum celebrates opening

“It was those experiences that taught me, and the people I met here. All of that is the history of this campus. We need to make sure we retain that history. This museum is long overdue.”

Homecoming 2021

Homecoming 2021

“Hinds Community College celebrated Homecoming on October 21, 2021.”

Misti Munroe

“The question was never ‘if I was going to go to college’, but ‘how was I going to go’. Receiving the Hinds Foundation scholarship jump-started my educational journey.”

Foundation Board Spotlight

Misti Munroe

“The question was never ‘if I was going to go to college’, but ‘how was I going to go’. Receiving the Hinds Foundation scholarship jump-started my educational journey.”

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Chad Bradford inducted into SHOF

Chad Bradford inducted into SHOF

“Hinds alumnus Chad Bradford (1995) was inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame on April 27.”

MC dean touts key women of Hinds who shaped her career

MC dean touts key women of Hinds who shaped her career

Dr. Debbie Norris (1977) says she was quite the serious student throughout high school and beyond, though she still credits her Hinds experience as life-shaping and critical. Norris, associate provost and graduate dean at Mississippi College, grew up in Raymond. Among her influences was her mother, Martha Robinson, who taught business technology for years on the Raymond Campus.

Kylie’s Kolors nail polish: faith in action

Kylie’s Kolors nail polish: faith in action

“A Raymond native and Hinds graduate who is active with nonprofits, and now a member of the Hinds Community College Foundation Board of Directors, community service was already in Tucker’s blood.”

Life of public service nurtured at Hinds, still continues

Life of public service nurtured at Hinds, still continues

“Being the son of a deputy sheriff and a nurse, I knew I wanted to do something to help people,” he said. “My parents taught me to get involved in the community and help someone who doesn’t have a voice.”

Jordan Sutton
Jordan Sutton

Jordan Sutton (2008) was named employee of the month for January at Mississippi State Hospital. She is a registered nurse working in Female Receiving and has worked at MSH for 12 years.

Irl Dean Rhodes
Irl Dean Rhodes

Irl Dean Rhodes (1957) won the 2020 President’s Distinguished Service Award. Rhodes, chairperson of the Hinds Community College Foundation Board for 2020, was awarded for his devotion to the prosperity of Rankin County.

Emily Ruth Phillips
Emily Ruth Phillips

Emily Ruth Phillips (2006) won the 2020 Ambassador of the Year award. Phillips is a Realtor at Havard Real Estate Group. She was honored for her attendance at nearly all the chamber’s ribbon-cutting ceremonies and time spent volunteering at numerous chamber events.

Dr. Ray Morgigno
Dr. Ray Morgigno

Dr. Ray Morgigno (1991) won the 2020 Pillar of the Community award. Morgigno is superintendent of the Pearl Public School District and holds advanced degrees from Delta State University, the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University.

The Robert B. Langston Family Scholarship

The Robert B. Langston Family Scholarship

“Robert B. and Annie Jane Biggs Langston were lifelong residents of Raymond who together built a legacy of diligent work and support for education.”

Julie Faul Scholarship

Julie Faul Scholarship

“The scholarship will help students get a start in life. Hinds is such a good place to do that.”

Mississippi Jets Scholarship

Mississippi Jets Scholarship

“Begun in 1991 and held at John Bell Williams Airport since 2004, the event had gathered remote control aircraft flyers from across the nation to enjoy their time with one another and check out the latest in high-tech model aircraft.”

Donnell-Mendrop tournament changes focus

Donnell-Mendrop tournament changes focus

For more than 25 years, an annual golf tournament has benefited a scholarship fund for Hinds Community College students provided through the Warren-Claiborne County Alumni Chapter.