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21 February

Hinds CC students, faculty participate in health assessment fair

Ebony Fisher of Vicksburg, a student in the Surgical Technology program, and instructor Donna Sanders test the ability of Dr. Libby Mahaffey, dean, nursing and allied health programs for Hinds Community College, to wash her hands correctly. A powder was sprinkled on Mahaffey’s hands that shows up under a black light. Mahaffey washed her hands to see how much of the powder she was able to wash off.

Ebony Fisher of Vicksburg, a student in the Surgical Technology program, and instructor Donna Sanders test the ability of Dr. Libby Mahaffey, dean, nursing and allied health programs for Hinds Community College, to wash her hands correctly. A powder was sprinkled on Mahaffey’s hands that shows up under a black light. Mahaffey washed her hands to see how much of the powder she was able to wash off.

Hinds student Adesola Adefusia of Jackson watches as Elinda Hagan, Health Care Assistant Program instructor, checks the blood pressure of Joyce Adams, life skills instructor at Jackson Campus-Nursing Allied Health Center.

Hinds student Adesola Adefusia of Jackson watches as Elinda Hagan, Health Care Assistant Program instructor, checks the blood pressure of Joyce Adams, life skills instructor at Jackson Campus-Nursing Allied Health Center.

Janice Muse, left, Admissions clerk at Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, has her cholesterol checked by student Alyce Jefferson of Byram, who is a student in the Hinds Medical Lab Technology program.

Janice Muse, left, Admissions clerk at Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, has her cholesterol checked by student Alyce Jefferson of Byram, who is a student in the Hinds Medical Lab Technology program.

Hinds Community College faculty and staff and students in nursing and allied health program at Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center participated in a recent health fair.

Students were able to practice their skills while Hinds employees were screened for blood pressure, cholesterol, weight and other health concerns.

 

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Posted by on 20 February

Hinds CC student, faculty honored at HEADWAE

From left, student honoree Caleb Upton, Hinds CC President Dr. Clyde Muse, Rep. Oscar Denton, facutly honoree Jane Flowers, and her brother, Joe Lauderdale.

From left, student honoree Caleb Upton, Hinds CC President Dr. Clyde Muse, Rep. Oscar Denton, facutly honoree Jane Flowers, and her brother, Joe Lauderdale.

Jane Flowers of Vicksburg, work based learning and developmental studies coordinator on the Vicksburg/Warren Campus, and Caleb Upton of Natchez, a general studies student and baseball player on the Raymond Campus, were honored  at the Legislature’s Feb. 18, 2014, HEADWAE (Higher Education Appreciation Day – Working for Academic Excellence) program.

Flowers began her education as a student at Hinds 1973. She has served the college as an employee for 29 years.

Upton is a member of the Hinds Eagles baseball team, the Honors program and the Baptist Student Union. He has been named for the Dean’s and President’s lists and is the recipient of the G.J. Cain Memorial Foundation Scholarship.

HEADWAE was established by Mississippi Legislative Resolution to annually honor the academically talented students and faculty members of Mississippi’s higher education institutions who have made outstanding contributions in promoting academic excellence.

On Appreciation Day, the honorees were invited to the state capitol where they were recognized by name in front of their guests, institution leaders, corporate sponsors, and legislators.

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Posted by on 18 February

Hinds CC Rankin Expo offers preview of Pearl campus

Anyone interested in attending Hinds Community College — high school or adult — is invited to the Feb. 24 Rankin Expo at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus in Pearl. The expo is 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Prospective students and their parents will have a chance to check out what the Rankin Campus has to offer. Faculty and staff will be on hand to talk about admissions, scholarships, majors and more, as well as enjoy free food and prizes.

To register, go to www.hindscc.edu/go/rankin-expo.

For more information, call 601.857.3767.

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Posted by on 17 February

Hinds CC’s Utica Campus hosts Career Fair

The Entrepreneurship Program at Hinds Community College’s Utica Campus will sponsor a Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 26 for those seeking employment and for those seeking employee. Jessica Smith, director of the Utica Campus Business Development Program, says she expects a large pool of job seekers as well as employers to be on hand for the event. 

The Career Fair is especially targeting career and technical students who will soon be graduating and joining the workforce. Opportunities will include internship, co-op, seasonal, part-time and full-time employment.

The Career Fair will be 10 a.m. to noon and held in the J.D. Boyd Gymnasium.  It is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Jessica Smith at 601.885.7118 or email at jessica.smith@hindscc.edu

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Posted by on 13 February

Hinds CC Utica Campus hosts high school Senior Day

 

Dr. Bobby Cooper directs the Utica Campus' renowned Jubilee Singers at a recent event.

Dr. Bobby Cooper directs the Utica Campus’ renowned Jubilee Singers at a recent event.

Hinds Community College’s Utica Campus will host Senior Day for high school students from Hinds, Claiborne, Copiah, Warren and Rankin counties on Friday, Feb. 28.  The events will be held in the J.D. Boyd Gymnasium from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The various programs and departments will have displays set up for viewing and students may tour the campus and the department of their choice. Activities planned for the day will include a fashion and talent show, an art and essay contest, and a speaking contest. Several of the programs will have live demonstrations, such as, barbering, cosmetology, clothing textile and music.

Personnel will be available to assist students in completing applications of admission, financial aid, scholarships and housing.

Lunch will be provided.

For additional information, contact Charles Bell at 601.885.7048 or at CEBell@hindscc.edu.

http://www.hindscc.edu/Map_Locations/utica_campus.aspx

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Posted by on 12 February

Marie Hull Gallery boasts spring art lineup

 

The Marie Hull Gallery on the Raymond Campus hosts a variety of art mediums throughout the spring 2014 semester.

The Marie Hull Gallery on the Raymond Campus hosts a variety of art mediums throughout the spring 2014 semester.

The Marie Hull Art Gallery on Hinds Community College’s Raymond Campus is gearing up for a variety of art displays for the spring 2014 semester.

Currently, works from the Hinds CC Permanent Collection, “Twenty-five of Mississippi’s Best,” are on display.

“It represents 25 well-known Mississippi artists with 27 pieces of work in the show,” said Melanie Atkinson, gallery director and art instructor on the Raymond Campus. “All the pieces are various two-dimensional medias.” These pieces will remain showcased until Feb. 22.

From March 24-29, works from Steve Cook, entitled “Fondren and Other Works”, will be displayed. Cook is an instructor in Mississippi College’s art department.

In April, Hinds CC students will show and compete with their art work. The display ranges from April 8 – May 3, with a reception from 5-6:30 p.m. on April 8.

The Marie Hull Gallery features regional and local exhibitions in a variety of media. There are six exhibits during the school year from September through May. The gallery is located in the Katherine Denton Art Building on the Raymond Campus and is handicap accessible. Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. – noon. The gallery is closed all school holidays and during June, July, and August. Admission is free.

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Hinds CC Wind Ensemble to perform 2 concerts
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10 February

Hinds CC Wind Ensemble to perform 2 concerts

The Hinds Community College Wind Ensemble will perform two programs in preparation for the group’s trip to France in May. The concert will include patriotic selections and works by Mississippi composers.

The Hinds Wind Ensemble will perform in France May 14-21 through the American Celebration of Music in coordination with the U.S. Department of Defense. This concert series will be part of the 70th Anniversary “Commemorations of D-Day: The Battle of Normandy and the Liberation of France.” Invited music ensembles will be recognized in France for their participation in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Fifty-two Hinds students and eleven faculty will make the trip to France for three performances by the Hinds Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and Brass Quintet.

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The first concert is 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Cain-Cochran Hall on the Raymond Campus. Selections include John Williams’ “The Star Spangled Banner,” which was composed for the 2004 Rose Bowl; “Solas Ane” by Samuel Hazo; “Beyond Whistler” by Ralph Ford; “Chant Funeraire” by Gabrielle Faure, commissioned by the French government for the centenary of Napoleon Bonaparte’s death; “On a Hymnsong of Phillip Bliss” by David Holsinger and “The Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa.

The second concert is 7 p.m. April 24, also at Cain-Cochran Hall on the Raymond Campus. The selections are “Crown Imperial” by William Walton, arranged by W.J. Duthoit; “Hymn to the Fallen”, from “Saving Private Ryan”, by John Williams; “Fanfare for the Common Man” by Aaron Copland; Columbia-Eagle March by Mississippi composer James Sclater; “Savor the Last Dance” by Mississippi composer Tyler Griffin and “One Life Beautiful” by Julie Giroux.

Admission is $5 each for the concerts

For more information on the Hinds Community College band, see www.hindscc.edu/band

For more information on the American Celebration of Music, see http://www.musiccelebrations.com/international/france.html

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07 February

Eagle Experience recruiting event attracts area seniors

More than 750 area high school seniors attended Hinds Community College’s Feb. 7 Eagle Experience on the Raymond Campus.

The Eagle Experience program allowed high school seniors to tour the Raymond Campus; interact with teachers and students; get information on admissions, scholarships, majors, housing, student life and more; and enjoy food, prizes,and fellowship.

 

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Posted by on 05 February

Hinds CC offering Medical Examiner certification test

Hinds Community College’s Assessment Center is now offering the certification test for Certified Medical Examiners.

Beginning May 21, 2014, all medical certificates issued to interstate truck and bus drivers must come from examiners listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. This is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The National Registry requires medical examiners to participate in required training, pass a certification test and register on the National Registry system to become a certified medical examiner.

Hinds’ Assessment Center at the District Adult Education Building is open 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every third Saturday.

For more information, contact Tanya Dantzler Cole, Assessment coordinator, 601.857.3650 or ttcole@hindscc.edu.

Or see the Hinds website at:

 

http://www.hindscc.edu/departments/economic_development/assessment_testing.aspx

 

 

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Posted by on 05 February

Deadline approaching for fall 2014 Hinds CC scholarship

New or current students who want to apply for a Hinds Community College Foundation Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year have until March 1, 2014, 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 nearly 500 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.

 

  • 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 must 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 500 student scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,160.

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.

 

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