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Hinds CC hosts legislators for information session

Hinds Community College hosted an information session on Nov. 17 for legislators in the college’s district. The focus of the meeting was to talk about community college legislative priorities and to share stories from Hinds students and faculty about programs that make a difference in students’ lives.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with academic programs of study leading to seamless university transfer and career and technical programs teaching job-ready skills. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2016. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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Members of Hinds Community College's Student Voices met with legislators in the college's district during the Nov. 17 annual Legislative Luncheon held on the Raymond Campus. The Student Voices group learn about the governmental process and community college issues. They include, from left, Donavon Drennan of Madison, Nicole Rigsby of Brandon, Joanna Stevens of Terry, Abigail Baker of Clinton, Landon Hunter of Hermanville and Tye Sutton of McCall Creek.

Members of Hinds Community College’s Student Voices met with legislators in the college’s district during the Nov. 17 annual Legislative Luncheon held on the Raymond Campus. The Student Voices group learn about the governmental process and community college issues. They include, from left, Donavon Drennan of Madison, Nicole Rigsby of Brandon, Joanna Stevens of Terry, Abigail Baker of Clinton, Landon Hunter of Hermanville and Tye Sutton of McCall Creek.

Sen. Briggs Hopson of Vicksburg, left, and Rep. Alex Monsour of Vicksburg, right, with Hinds Community College student Destinie James, also of Vicksburg. James is a member of the college’s Hinds Connection student recruiting group.

Sen. Briggs Hopson of Vicksburg, left, and Rep. Alex Monsour of Vicksburg, right, with Hinds Community College student Destinie James, also of Vicksburg. James is a member of the college’s Hinds Connection student recruiting group.

Joanna Stevens of Terry, left, and Abigail Baker of Clinton, right, are with Sen. Hillman Frazier of Jackson at the Nov. 17 Hinds Community College legislative luncheon. Stevens and Baker are members of the college’s Student Voices advocacy group.

Joanna Stevens of Terry, left, and Abigail Baker of Clinton, right, are with Sen. Hillman Frazier of Jackson at the Nov. 17 Hinds Community College legislative luncheon. Stevens and Baker are members of the college’s Student Voices advocacy group.

Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse, Rep. Alex Monsour of Vicksburg, Rep. Deborah Butler Dixon of Raymond and Dr. Chad Stocks at the Nov. 17 Legislative Luncheon at Hinds Community College.

Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse, Rep. Alex Monsour of Vicksburg, Rep. Deborah Butler Dixon of Raymond and Dr. Chad Stocks at the Nov. 17 Legislative Luncheon at Hinds Community College.

Rep. Ray Rogers of Pearl, Sen. Dean Kirby of Pearl, Rep. Tom Weathersby of Florence and Hinds Community College student Nicole Rigsby of Brandon.

Rep. Ray Rogers of Pearl, Sen. Dean Kirby of Pearl, Rep. Tom Weathersby of Florence and Hinds Community College student Nicole Rigsby of Brandon.

Dr. Mitchell Shears, left, Title III coordinator on the Utica Campus; Rep. Greg Holloway of Hazelhurst and Utica Campus sophomore Sabrevian Davis.

Dr. Mitchell Shears, left, Title III coordinator on the Utica Campus; Rep. Greg Holloway of Hazelhurst and Utica Campus sophomore Sabrevian Davis.

Rep. Credell Calhoun of Jackson, Sen. Hillman Frazier, Hinds Community College student Abigail Baker of Clinton, Hinds Community College Director for Marketing and Community Relations Renee Cotton, Rep. Deborah Butler Dixon of Raymond; back, Rep. Greg Holloway of Hazelhurst.

Rep. Credell Calhoun of Jackson, Sen. Hillman Frazier, Hinds Community College student Abigail Baker of Clinton, Hinds Community College Director for Marketing and Community Relations Renee Cotton, Rep. Deborah Butler Dixon of Raymond; back, Rep. Greg Holloway of Hazelhurst.

Dr. Mitchell Shears, left, Title III coordinator on the Utica Campus; Rep. Deborah Butler Dixon of Raymond and Utica Campus sophomore Sabrevian Davis.

Dr. Mitchell Shears, left, Title III coordinator on the Utica Campus; Rep. Deborah Butler Dixon of Raymond and Utica Campus sophomore Sabrevian Davis.

Hinds Community College student Logan Courtney and Rep. Tom Weathersby, both of Florence.

Hinds Community College student Logan Courtney and Rep. Tom Weathersby, both of Florence.

Hinds Community College student Nicole Rigsby of Brandon, left, Sen. Josh Harkins of Flowood

Hinds Community College student Nicole Rigsby of Brandon, left, Sen. Josh Harkins of Flowood

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    Cathy Hayden is a 30-year career journalist with a bachelor's degree in journalism and English from the University of Mississippi and a master of theological studies from Spring Hill College in Mobile. Hayden, who covered education at The Clarion-Ledger for 17 years, came to Hinds Community College in January 2007.

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