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Hinds CC SMACC program honors achieving students
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28 January

Hinds CC SMACC program honors achieving students

Those honored for highest average include, front from left, Jasmine Johnson of Jackson, intermediate English; Chelsea Berry of Vicksburg, essential college skills; Jaylan Garrett of Byram, beginning algebra and essential college skills; Kimberly Stevens of Jackson, essential college skills; Kenya Johnson of Jackson, intermediate English; back row, Angila Bradfield of Jackson, beginning algebra; Vanessa Ratliff of Edwards, beginning algebra and intermediate algebra, English Composition I, life skills; India Landing of Clinton, intermediate English, advanced reading, career exploration; Jaylyn Walker of Terry, intermediate English; Charvarius Ward of McComb, English Composition I, intermediate algebra, college algebra and advanced reading; Gabriel Giles of Jackson, intermediate algebra. Ratliff and Landing also won awards for best research papers in the essential college skills class.

Those honored for highest average include, front from left, Jasmine Johnson of Jackson, intermediate English; Chelsea Berry of Vicksburg, essential college skills; Jaylan Garrett of Byram, beginning algebra and essential college skills; Kimberly Stevens of Jackson, essential college skills; Kenya Johnson of Jackson, intermediate English; back row, Angila Bradfield of Jackson, beginning algebra; Vanessa Ratliff of Edwards, beginning algebra and intermediate algebra, English Composition I, life skills; India Landing of Clinton, intermediate English, advanced reading, career exploration; Jaylyn Walker of Terry, intermediate English; Charvarius Ward of McComb, English Composition I, intermediate algebra, college algebra and advanced reading; Gabriel Giles of Jackson, intermediate algebra. Ratliff and Landing also won awards for best research papers in the essential college skills class.

Those honored for perfect attendance include, front from left, Vanessa Ratliff of Edwards, Chelsea Berry of Vicksburg, Jaylan Garett of Byram, Kenya Johnson of Jackson; back, Austin Masterson of Raymond, Tyler Jones of Jackson and Tony Washington of Picayune.

Those honored for perfect attendance include, front from left, Vanessa Ratliff of Edwards, Chelsea Berry of Vicksburg, Jaylan Garett of Byram, Kenya Johnson of Jackson; back, Austin Masterson of Raymond, Tyler Jones of Jackson and Tony Washington of Picayune.

Hinds Community College’s SMACC program on the Raymond Campus recently had an awards program for students in the program in fall 2014.

SMACC stands for Students Making Academic/Career Choices. Raymond Campus instructors work with students selected for the program who have lower test scores and are taking one or more developmental courses. The goal is to get them advanced through developmental courses quickly and into all regular college course.

 

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

 

 

 

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Hinds CC spotlights nursing program at Vicksburg-Warren Campus
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26 January

Hinds CC spotlights nursing program at Vicksburg-Warren Campus

Hinds Community College students Elexus Moore of Port Gibson and Kamen Wells of Vicksburg and Hinds employee Priscilla Burks were among those at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus' Nursing Showcase on Jan. 24.

Hinds Community College students Elexus Moore of Port Gibson and Kamen Wells of Vicksburg and Hinds employee Priscilla Burks were among those at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus’ Nursing Showcase on Jan. 24.

Tina Sellers of Vicksburg was among those attending the Jan. 24 nursing showcase at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus. With her is Hinds Community College nursing pathfinder Amie Ray.

Tina Sellers of Vicksburg was among those attending the Jan. 24 nursing showcase at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus. With her is Hinds Community College nursing pathfinder Amie Ray.

Hinds Community College Practical nursing students Kalia McDowell, left, and Raveen Wilson, both of Vicksburg, do a demonstration at the Jan. 24 at the Vicksburg Nursing Showcase.

Hinds Community College Practical nursing students Kalia McDowell, left, and Raveen Wilson, both of Vicksburg, do a demonstration at the Jan. 24 at the Vicksburg Nursing Showcase.

Jane Skinner, director of the nursing program at Hinds Community College's Vicksburg-Warren Campus, talks with Wanda Vines of Vicksburg at the Jan. 24 nursing showcase.

Jane Skinner, director of the nursing program at Hinds Community College’s Vicksburg-Warren Campus, talks with Wanda Vines of Vicksburg at the Jan. 24 nursing showcase.

Community members interested in learning more about the nursing program at Hinds Community College’s Vicksburg-Warren Campus attended a showcase  a the Nursing Center on Jan. 24

Programs currently available on the Vicksburg-Warren Campus are Transition to RN, Nursing Assistant and Practical Nursing. A program for IV Therapy certification is coming soon.

For more information see http://www.hindscc.edu/Map_Locations/vk/default.aspx for the campus and http://www.hindscc.edu/departments/health_related_professions/practical_nursing/default.aspx

for nursing program information.

 As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

 

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Miss Hinds Community College 2015 named
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23 January

Miss Hinds Community College 2015 named

Maggie Shoultz, 19, of Pelahatchie was named Miss Hinds Community College 2015 in the annual pageant on Jan. 22.

As Miss Hinds Community College, Shoultz will participate this summer in the Miss Mississippi pageant.

Shoultz is a Raymond Campus freshman majoring in court reporting and music. She attended East Rankin Academy where she was a varsity soccer player, high school beauty pageant winner and manager of the basketball team. Her talent was a vocal – pop performance and her platform is “adoption is an option.”

First runner-up was Kaylee Scroggins, 20, of Brandon, a Raymond Campus business/marketing student.

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Hinds CC Eagle Experience offers complete enrollment information
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21 January

Hinds CC Eagle Experience offers complete enrollment information

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High school seniors thinking about attending Hinds Community College in fall 2015 are invited to visit the Raymond Campus Feb. 6 for the “Eagle Experience.”

The expo style event is come-and-go from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. It gives seniors and their parents an opportunity to find out everything they need to know about enrolling at Hinds.

Eagle Experience offers Raymond Campus tours, interaction with current students and all the college basics a new student needs to know about including admissions, scholarships, majors, housing, student life and more.  Participants can also enjoy food and prizes.

To register, visit www.hindscc.edu/eagleexperience or call 601.857.3767. Activities will be centered at Mayo Gymnasium on the Raymond Campus.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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Cannon Honda donates auto parts to Hinds CC Vicksburg program

 

Blain Lee of Cannon Honda in Vicksburg, left, and instructor Dave Ellison, who accepted the donation on behalf of the college.

Blain Lee of Cannon Honda in Vicksburg, left, and instructor Dave Ellison, who accepted the donation on behalf of the college.

Cannon Honda of Vicksburg donated about $12,500 in parts to Hinds Community College’s Vicksburg-Warren Campus Automotive Technology Department.

Marvin Moak, dean of the Vicksburg-Warren Campus, said the donation is significant for the program.

“It allows us to train our students using current parts and equipment, giving them a real experience,” he said.

The Vicksburg-Warren Campus offers career-technical programs for adults in accounting technology and office system technology, electrical technology, automotive technology, residential carpentry, animation simulation and design, welding, culinary arts and early childhood development in addition to practical nursing and transition to RN.

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Teams sought for Hinds CC Healthy Living softball tournament
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14 January

Teams sought for Hinds CC Healthy Living softball tournament

Hinds Community College’s Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center is sponsoring the Second Annual Healthy Living Co-ed Softball Tournament to benefit the Warrior Bonfire Project and Camp Rainbow.

The Warrior Bonfire Project is a Clinton organization created for service members who have been wounded in combat operations. The purpose of its programs are to encourage camaraderie between those that can fully understand the mindset of a combat wounded soldier and /or their spouse, foster healing through those relationships, inspire growth towards new passions and purpose post military service, or simply know they are not alone. The programs center around hosting trips that include therapeutic small group activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing and more, with each event concluding with a bonfire.

Located in Utica and associated closely with Blair E. Batson Children’s Cancer Clinic,

Camp Rainbow is a five-day camp dedicated to pediatric cancer patients and survivors between the ages of 6-17 in Mississippi.

The registration deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 28, with the tournament to be played March 20-21 at the Flowood softball fields. The entry fee is $200 per team, which includes umpires, with ASA rules to be used. The top three teams will receive trophies. 

For a registration form, click here.

Checks should be made payable to Hinds Community College.

For more information, contact Cynthia Casey, 601.278.1254, cdcasey@hindscc.edu.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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Five candidates to compete in Miss Hinds pageant Jan. 22
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14 January

Five candidates to compete in Miss Hinds pageant Jan. 22

Five Hinds Community College students will compete for the title of Miss Hinds Community College 2015 at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 at Hogg Auditorium in Cain-Cochran Hall.

Miss Hinds Community College 2014, Porsha Gatson of Vicksburg, will crown the winner. The winner of the pageant is eligible to compete in the Miss Mississippi pageant over the summer.

The pageant is open to the public. Admission is $5.

The four contestants include:

  • Bekah Summerlin, 19, of Pearl, a Raymond Campus student majoring in elementary education. Her talent is dancing and her platform is animal adoption vs. breeding.
  • Kaylee Scroggins, 20, of Brandon, a Raymond Campus business/marketing student who will perform a jazz dance as her talent. Her platform is positive self-image.
  • Courtney Helom, 19, of Jackson, a Raymond Campus biology student. Her talent is dance and her platform is asthma awareness.
  • Anney Pearson, 19, of Brandon, a Raymond Campus communications student with singing as her talent. Her platform is theatre and performing arts benefits youth.
  • Maggie Shoultz, 19, of Pelahatchie, a Raymond Campus student majoring in court reporting and music. Her talent is vocal – pop and her platform is adoption is an option.

For more information, visit www.hindscc.edu.

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Mississippi women spotlighted in Hinds CC Raymond Campus exhibit
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14 January

Mississippi women spotlighted in Hinds CC Raymond Campus exhibit

 

Hinds Community College students Aygul Brown of Yazoo City, left, and Taylor Stockton of Cleveland check out the “Inspiring the Next Generation: Exceptional Mississippi Women”  photo exhibit at the McLendon Library on the Raymond Campus.

Hinds Community College students Aygul Brown of Yazoo City, left, and Taylor Stockton of Cleveland check out the “Inspiring the Next Generation: Exceptional Mississippi Women” photo exhibit at the McLendon Library on the Raymond Campus.

 

The McLendon Library at Hinds Community College’s Raymond Campus is hosting a traveling exhibit entitled “Inspiring the Next Generation: Exceptional Mississippi Women” Jan. 12-Feb. 23.

The exhibit made available through the Mississippi Department of Archives and History features 10 photo panels focusing on 32 women who shaped Mississippi and the nation, divided into eight categories: artists, performers, civil rights, athletes, authors, suffrage, education, and government and law.

The women featured in this exhibit include well-known individuals such as Fannie Lou Hamer and Leontyne Price in addition to influential, but lesser-known, women such as Burnita Shelton Matthews. A DVD entitled Magnificent Mississippi Women is included with the exhibit.

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Hinds CC Vicksburg-Warren Campus sets Nursing Showcase
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09 January

Hinds CC Vicksburg-Warren Campus sets Nursing Showcase

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Hinds Community College’s Vicksburg-Warren Campus is hosting a Vicksburg Nursing Showcase at the Nursing Center. The showcase, aimed at prospective students and parents interested in nursing as a career, is 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24.

Programs currently available on the Vicksburg-Warren Campus are Transition to RN, Nursing Assistant and Practical Nursing. A program for IV Therapy certification is coming soon.

During the showcase, attendees can tour the learning labs and speak with faculty as well as find out about admission requirements and deadlines. They can also enjoy free food and win prizes.

The Vicksburg-Warren Campus is at 755 Highway 27 and the Nursing Center, located adjacent to the campus, is at 6639 Paxton Rd. in Vicksburg. For more information, call 601.376.4819 or email Pathfinder Amie Ray at amie.ray@hindscc.edu.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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Deadline approaches for Hinds CC Foundation scholarships
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09 January

Deadline approaches for Hinds CC Foundation scholarships

New or current students who want to apply for a Hinds Community College Foundation Scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year have until March 1, 2015, to turn in their complete application packets. 

About 85 percent of students at Hinds receive financial aid of some kind.  Through the generosity of donors, the Hinds Community College Foundation awards scholarships to more than 600 students each year.  The application process for Foundation Scholarships is easy.  Students can access the required forms on the college web site at www.hindscc.edu/DFSA.

Students must submit the following documents by March 1 to be considered for a Hinds Community College Foundation Scholarship:

  • An application for admission to Hinds Community College. This application is available on the website at www.hindscc.edu.
  • An application for Foundation Scholarships that includes a summary of why the applicant feels he/she should be considered for a scholarship, a list of achievements and a brief statement of any special financial needs. Also submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is preferred but not required.
  • High school and/or college transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for scholarship purposes. Transcripts must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 in order to be considered.  If the transcript does not include a cumulative GPA, students must submit a verification form completed by the high school counselor. The form is found on the college website.
  • A copy of their ACT scores, if not posted on the high school transcript, or GED scores, if applicable.
  • Three recommendations from individuals (i.e. – school, church, community/civic organizations or work). Students may use the recommendation form available on the website at www.hindscc.edu/DFSA. It is the student’s responsibility to provide copies of the form to the individuals who are providing their recommendations and to have those submitted by the March 1 deadline.

The Hinds Community College Foundation manages nearly 300 scholarship funds.  The Foundation awards more than 600 student scholarships ranging from $300 to $2,400.

Another scholarship opportunity for high school seniors is the ACT scholarship. ACT scholarships range from $1,000-$3,000 per semester. Students who attend Hinds as their first college after high school graduation will automatically receive an ACT scholarships if they have a 21 or above on the ACT. Eligible recipients must also be a Mississippi resident. For more information about the ACT scholarship, please visit www.hindscc.edu/financialaid.

Students may contact Marie Smith, Hinds Community College Recruiter/Scholarship Coordinator, at 601.857.3744 or scholarships@hindscc.edu for information related to applying for Foundation scholarships.

Persons interested in providing scholarships may contact Betty Caraway, Donor Relations Coordinator for the Foundation, at 601.857.3800.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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