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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...

Sue Brooks

Sue Brooks

Sue Longest Brooks, of Clinton, who taught in the Speech and Theatre Department at Hinds for 25 years and long respected by faculty and students alike, died Oct. 29. She was 86.

Alumni Service winner makes good by giving back

Alumni Service winner makes good by giving back

en Coomes grew up in Vicksburg as the third-oldest in a family of 12 children. At 14, Coomes went to work and gave his money to his family – the only way they could pay the bills. “My mom used to tell me there were blessings in poverty,” said...

Young Alumnus’ stellar accomplishments began at Hinds

Young Alumnus’ stellar accomplishments began at Hinds

nce upon a time as a little girl, Dr. Christy Granberry Barrick (2005) rode her bicycle on the Raymond Campus. She wasn’t exactly born on the grounds, but Hinds Community College was in her blood from the beginning. She said, laughing, “I grew up...

Homecoming 2020

Homecoming 2020

Above: Miss Hinds Community College Charity Lockridge sang the National Anthem before the football gameinds Community College celebrated Homecoming differently this year, with events divided over two days to facilitate social distancing because of...

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...

Keith Fulcher
Keith Fulcher

Fulcher (1981) became president of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi in March 2020. He had served as vice president of the organization since last year. For 23 years, Fulcher served as director of the alumni foundation at Delta State University, as...

Charlie Mason
Charlie Mason

Mason (1983) completed his first school year in 2020 as headmaster of Indianola Academy. He has worked at the school since 1995 when he became principal and junior high girls basketball coach. Prior to that, he was headmaster at Rebul Academy in Learned.

Ginger Robbins
Ginger Robbins

Dr. Ginger Robbins (1989) was hired by Northwest Mississippi Community College in June as the college’s first district dean of Enrollment Services. Robbins most previously worked seven years as donor relations coordinator for the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s state office...

Mark Jimerson
Mark Jimerson

Jimerson (2013) was recently named communication specialist for JSUOnline at Jackson State University after several years as coordinator in the Center for Distance Education at Mississippi State University College of Business. He also was recently selected to...

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...

Robert & Gwendolyn Strong Endowed Scholarship

Robert & Gwendolyn Strong Endowed Scholarship

inds Community College retirees Robert and Gwendolyn Strong worked a combined 93 years at Hinds Agricultural High School and the Hinds Utica Campus. It’s with that long record of service to the college that they have endowed a scholarship in their...

The Vashti & Clyde Muse Impact Scholarship

The Vashti & Clyde Muse Impact Scholarship

he 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...

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.