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Hinds CC a perfect place to take next step in healthcare careers
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Hinds CC a perfect place to take next step in healthcare careers

JACKSON – Thoughts of advancing an already rewarding career in healthcare has Shadonna Lewis listening and learning from the experts at the fall 2017 Nursing Allied Health Showcase held Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center.

Shadonna Lewis, from left, Jayla Walker and Rayanna Lewis, all of Port Gibson, look on as pulmonary technician Jayla Hough explains the ins and outs of the Respiratory Care Technology lab at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

Shadonna Lewis, from left, Jayla Walker and Rayanna Harden, all of Port Gibson, look on as pulmonary technician Jayla Hough explains the ins and outs of the Respiratory Care Technology lab at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

“I’m a certified nursing assistant at a hospital,” said Lewis, of Port Gibson, as she listened to students in the Respiratory Care Technology program demonstrate techniques and equipment. “But, I’m here trying to do something to help myself move up.”

Another in her position was Willie Thompson, of Jackson, also a CNA looking to add to her current credentials.

“I’ve always had a caring nature with my elderly patients,” Thompson said. “And it’s been in my family, too, as my mother was once a CNA and my sister is also in nursing.”

Lewis was among about 150 people who attended this fall’s event, which is held each semester at the Chadwick Drive complex. Prospective students and others toured the campus’ learning labs, spoke with faculty, explored the college’s 12 health-related and two short-term programs and got the latest on requirements and deadlines.

“Guests spoke with our faculty one-on-one to learn about our programs of study and the promising careers in healthcare that Hinds graduates obtain,” said Kathryn Cole, district director of Enrollment Services.

Willie Thompson, left, of Jackson, chats with Practical Nursing Instructor Patricia Collins at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

Willie Thompson, left, of Jackson, chats with Practical Nursing Instructor Patricia Collins at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

Programs showcased included Associate Degree Nursing (RN), Dental Assisting Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Medical Science, Health Care Assistant, Health Information Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Practical Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care Technology, Surgical Technology, and two short-term programs, Nursing Assistant and Phlebotomy.

“We are excited to offer nursing and allied health programs that provide excellent employment opportunities for our students,” said Nursing and Allied Health Dean Dr. Libby Mahaffey. “Graduates of our programs are employed at rates of 90 to 100 percent within a year of graduation and consistently meet national benchmarks for licensure/registry pass rates.”

The program’s solid reputation also brought out recent high school graduates, such as Mary Barton Rogers and Bailey Weldon, both of Brandon.

“I’m interested in finding out about the RN program for now,” said Rogers, a graduate of Hartfield Academy.

Destiny Hudson, a second-year nursing student at Hinds Community College, chats with Mary Barton Rogers, right, of Brandon, in the Associate Degree Nursing lab at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

Destiny Hudson, a second-year nursing student at Hinds Community College, chats with Mary Barton Rogers, right, of Brandon, in the Associate Degree Nursing lab at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

Rayanna Harden and her mother, Angela, both of Port Gibson, visited the showcase to find out about opportunities in the sonography program.

“I enjoy working with babies when they’re born,” Rayanna said.

Technical and associate degree programs at NAHC are nationally accredited by specialty accrediting organizations. The career programs meet state accreditation/approval guidelines. The Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center is at 1750 Chadwick Drive. For more information on individual programs, call 601.376.4807 or visit http://www.hindscc.edu.

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Lekishi Davis, a second-year nursing student at Hinds Community College, demonstrates usage of a nasogastric tube on a cross-section model at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

Lekishi Davis, a second-year nursing student at Hinds Community College, demonstrates usage of a nasogastric tube on a cross-section model at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

Timothy Wilson, left, of Pearl, chats with Practical Nursing Instructor Patricia Collins at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

Timothy Wilson, left, of Pearl, chats with Practical Nursing Instructor Patricia Collins at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase on Sept. 5 at Hinds Community College Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From left, Felicia Jones, a Single Stop site coordinator; Anna Jones, her daughter, both of Rolling Fork; and Kim Neely, Health Continuing Education Coordinator, at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase at the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

From left, Felicia Jones, a Single Stop site coordinator; Anna Jones, her daughter, both of Rolling Fork; and Kim Neely, Health Continuing Education Coordinator, at the fall 2017 Nursing Showcase at the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

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Hinds CC nursing, allied health students graduate
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16 December

Hinds CC nursing, allied health students graduate

On Friday, Hinds graduated nearly 900 students who received 1,263 degrees and certificates, meaning some graduates received more than one credential. Of that number 554 chose to participate in one of the three ceremonies on Friday at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Among the graduates, nine achieved summa cum laude, a 4.0 grade point average; 46 achieved magna cum laude, 3.6 to 3.99 GPA and 110 achieved cum laude, 3.2 to 3.59.

Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse noted that many students want to make a better life for them and their families.

“The power of education is that it drives our vision for a better life.  And, while the graduates who sit upon this stage today represent a diverse set of circumstances, they are connected by their belief that a community college education is a step up to a broader opportunity to build a better life,” Muse said.

Dexter Holloway, assistant executive director for Workforce and Economic Development with the Mississippi Community College Board, was the speaker for the nursing and allied health graduate ceremony on Friday, Dec. 16.

“Some of you who have scratched, scraped and clawed to get this degree;  juggling the responsibilities, trying to find enough time to study, making sure that you had your tuition and funds to get to class,” Holloway said. “Congratulations – because you made it! These trials and tribulations will help you with challenges to come. Cherish this tremendous accomplishment. You have so very much to be proud of, and be assured that all of us here celebrating with you today are very proud of you.”

Hinds Community College is celebrating its 100th year of Community Inspired Service in 2017. The college opened in September 2017 first as an agricultural high school and admitted college students for the first time in 1922, with the first class graduating in 1927. As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College offers quality, affordable educational opportunities with academic programs of study leading to seamless university transfer and career and technical programs teaching job-ready skills. Hinds has six locations in central Mississippi. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

 

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Hinds Community college nursing and allied health graduates gather in front of the Muse Center at the Rankin Campus after their Dec. 16 ceremony.

Hinds Community college nursing and allied health graduates gather in front of the Muse Center at the Rankin Campus after their Dec. 16 ceremony.

Students who graduated with honors receive cords before proceeding across the Muse Center stage during Hinds Community College graduation ceremonies on Dec. 16. Among the graduates, nine achieved summa cum laude, a 4.0 grade point average; 46 achieved magna cum laude, 3.6 to 3.99 GPA and 110 achieved cum laude, 3.2 to 3.59.

Students who graduated with honors receive cords before proceeding across the Muse Center stage during Hinds Community College graduation ceremonies on Dec. 16. Among the graduates, nine achieved summa cum laude, a 4.0 grade point average; 46 achieved magna cum laude, 3.6 to 3.99 GPA and 110 achieved cum laude, 3.2 to 3.59.

Students prepare to walk across the stage at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. Hinds Community College graduate nearly 900 students in three ceremonies on Dec. 16.

Students prepare to walk across the stage at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. Hinds Community College graduate nearly 900 students in three ceremonies on Dec. 16.

Cantrell Anderson of Benton receives his Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 in a ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. With him are, from left, sister Maesha Luckett, niece Bailey and his mom Julia Luckett.

Cantrell Anderson of Benton receives his Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 in a ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. With him are, from left, sister Maesha Luckett, niece Bailey and his mom Julia Luckett.

Sabrina Foucher of Ridgeland celebrates receiving her Practical Nursing degree from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 with her dad Wallace Foucher.

Sabrina Foucher of Ridgeland celebrates receiving her Practical Nursing degree from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 with her dad Wallace Foucher.

Rachel Junkin of Clinton, left, and Roxi Odom of Terry received Associate Degrees in Nursing on Dec. 16 from Hinds Community College in a ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Rachel Junkin of Clinton, left, and Roxi Odom of Terry received Associate Degrees in Nursing on Dec. 16 from Hinds Community College in a ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Texas native Ivan Muniz of Clinton plans to return to Texas for a job in a hospital emergency room after receiving his Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16. He is standing in front of a carved eagle at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Texas native Ivan Muniz of Clinton plans to return to Texas for a job in a hospital emergency room after receiving his Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16. He is standing in front of a carved eagle at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Amanda Lumm of Terry, left, is engulfed in a hug by her best friend Brittany Ross after receiving her dental assisting degree from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16.

Amanda Lumm of Terry, left, is engulfed in a hug by her best friend Brittany Ross after receiving her dental assisting degree from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16.

Shameeka Williams of Jackson, center, graduated from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 with a Practical Nursing degree. With her are Maya Bostic, left, and Vernita Johnson, right.

Shameeka Williams of Jackson, center, graduated from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 with a Practical Nursing degree. With her are Maya Bostic, left, and Vernita Johnson, right.

Sydne Allee of Pearl graduated from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 with a Practical Nursing degree. With her are husband Aaron and sons Caiden, left, and Grayson.

Sydne Allee of Pearl graduated from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 with a Practical Nursing degree. With her are husband Aaron and sons Caiden, left, and Grayson.

Hannah Wells of Pearl graduated in dental assisting from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 in a ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. She is with Paul Bennett, left, and Caleb Bennett. Taking the photo is Stephanie Morgan.

Hannah Wells of Pearl graduated in dental assisting from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 in a ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. She is with Paul Bennett, left, and Caleb Bennett. Taking the photo is Stephanie Morgan.

Emily Herring of Flowood graduated from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 with a certificate in dental assisting. Celebrating with her are, from left, Natalee Long, Olivia Etheridege and, right, Laurel McLeland.

Emily Herring of Flowood graduated from Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 with a certificate in dental assisting. Celebrating with her are, from left, Natalee Long, Olivia Etheridege and, right, Laurel McLeland.

Dexter Holloway, assistant executive director for Workforce and Economic Development with the Mississippi Community College Board, addresses nursing and allied health graduates on Dec. 16 at Hinds Community College’s Rankin Campus.

Dexter Holloway, assistant executive director for Workforce and Economic Development with the Mississippi Community College Board, addresses nursing and allied health graduates on Dec. 16 at Hinds Community College’s Rankin Campus.

Hinds Community College President Dr. Clyde Muse addresses nursing and allied health graduates at the Dec. 16 ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Hinds Community College President Dr. Clyde Muse addresses nursing and allied health graduates at the Dec. 16 ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Ivan Muniz of Clinton receives an Associate Degree in nursing on Dec. 16 at Hinds Community College graduation ceremonies held at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Ivan Muniz of Clinton receives an Associate Degree in nursing on Dec. 16 at Hinds Community College graduation ceremonies held at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Vice President Dr. Theresa Hamilton of Raymond hands out diplomas at the Dec. 16 graduation ceremony for nursing and allied health graduates at Hinds Community College's Rankin Campus.

Vice President Dr. Theresa Hamilton of Raymond hands out diplomas at the Dec. 16 graduation ceremony for nursing and allied health graduates at Hinds Community College’s Rankin Campus.

Rachel Spell of Terry, left, Ciera Stephens of Pearl receive Associate Degrees in Nursing from Hinds Community College at a ceremony on Dec. 16 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Rachel Spell of Terry, left, Ciera Stephens of Pearl receive Associate Degrees in Nursing from Hinds Community College at a ceremony on Dec. 16 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Jessica Pierce of Morton, left, and Ametra Enochs of Jackson graduated from the Health Care Assisting program at Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 in a ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Jessica Pierce of Morton, left, and Ametra Enochs of Jackson graduated from the Health Care Assisting program at Hinds Community College on Dec. 16 in a ceremony at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Practical nursing graduates Khadijah Anderson of Vicksburg; left, Shamone Byest of Belzoni and Tammy Barrett of Vicksburg take a selfie before their ceremony on Friday, Dec. 16 at Hinds Community College’s Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Practical nursing graduates Khadijah Anderson of Vicksburg; left, Shamone Byest of Belzoni and Tammy Barrett of Vicksburg take a selfie before their ceremony on Friday, Dec. 16 at Hinds Community College’s Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Hinds Community College held three graduation ceremonies on Dec. 16 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. From left are graduation speaker Dexter Holloway, assistant executive director for Workforce and Economic Development with the Mississippi Community College Board; Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse and Dr. Joyce Jenkins, retired Hinds Community College dean for Raymond Campus Career-Technical Education, who was the grand marshal and mace bearer for the nursing and allied health graduation ceremony.

Hinds Community College held three graduation ceremonies on Dec. 16 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. From left are graduation speaker Dexter Holloway, assistant executive director for Workforce and Economic Development with the Mississippi Community College Board; Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse and Dr. Joyce Jenkins, retired Hinds Community College dean for Raymond Campus Career-Technical Education, who was the grand marshal and mace bearer for the nursing and allied health graduation ceremony.

Dr. Joyce Jenkins, retired Hinds Community College dean for Raymond Campus Career-Technical Education was the grand marshal and mace bearer for the nursing and allied health graduation ceremony on Dec. 16

Dr. Joyce Jenkins, retired Hinds Community College dean for Raymond Campus Career-Technical Education was the grand marshal and mace bearer for the nursing and allied health graduation ceremony on Dec. 16

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Hinds CC nursing/allied health dean, retired dean inducted into professional academy
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Hinds CC nursing/allied health dean, retired dean inducted into professional academy

Dr. Libby Mahaffey, left, and Bobbie Anderson

Dr. Libby Mahaffey, left, and Bobbie Anderson

A current Hinds Community College dean and a retired dean were recently inducted into a prestigious national professional academy at its inaugural event.

Dr. Libby Mahaffey of Raymond, dean, Nursing and Allied Health, and Bobbie Anderson of Vicksburg, retired dean of the same programs, were inducted into the newly established Academy of Associate Degree Nursing by the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) on Nov. 5 in Dallas, Texas.

The two were among 10 inductees. The Academy of Associate Degree Nursing (AADN) program recognizes associate degree nursing educators, and others committed to associate degree nursing education, who model exemplary dedication to nursing education and practice.  Appropriately, Mrs. Anderson was the first person inducted into the Academy as a full member.

Anderson began teaching in Hinds Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing program in fall 1969 and in 1973 was named the program director. In 1984, after the program moved to the Chadwick Drive location as Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, Anderson became the first dean. In 1993 the first building at NAHC was named Anderson Hall in her honor upon her retirement. Anderson continued to teach including at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus.

During a time of uncertainty for Associate Degree Nursing programs, Anderson was a state and national advocate, holding numerous leadership positions. This included serving as the chair of the organizational steering committee and later a president of the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN), now recognized as OADN.

“Associate Degree Nursing Education is a part of the fiber of my life,” Anderson said. “I willingly gave of myself because of my strong belief in associate degree nursing education. My goal in any leadership position was to lead with integrity and to role model leadership for others.”

Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Mahaffey, became dean, Nursing and Allied Health in 2005. Mahaffey began teaching at Hinds in 1982 and served as a team leader and sophomore coordinator before transitioning to the dean role.  Following in the steps of her mentor, Mahaffey served on the N-OADN Board for six years, including two years as president.  She also served for six years on the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Board of Directors, including four years as chairperson.

“I still strongly believe in nursing education at the community college where access, affordability, and graduate success continue to make a difference in the lives of students and in the healthcare of our communities,” she said.

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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Hinds CC Physical Therapist Assistant students volunteer for Little Light House
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31 October

Hinds CC Physical Therapist Assistant students volunteer for Little Light House

web_hinds-cc_second-year-pta-students_8376Hinds Community College second-year Physical Therapist Assistant students volunteered for the Oct. 22 Laps for Little Ones event benefitting The Little Light House of Central Mississippi.

The Little Light House offers a tuition-free early intervention program for children birth to six years consisting of intensive therapeutic care and cognitive remediation. Addressing a child’s physical ability, wellness, mind and community the year-round program promotes systematic, long-term, healthy change.

Hinds Community College’s Physical Therapist Assistant curriculum is a two-year program of study that prepares a PTA to perform interventions under the supervision of a physical therapist in an ethical, legal, safe and effective manner.

PTAs enhance the delivery of physical therapy services by providing delegated interventions, assisting the PT with data collection, communicating with other members of the health care delivery team, interacting with members of the patient’s family and caregivers, and working cooperatively with other health care providers.

Upon graduation the student is eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination for licensure. For more information about the program contact chair Pam Chapman at ptchapman@hindscc.edu.

The second-year students who participated are, front from left, Brooke Gunn of Utica, Aleasha Haver of Eupora, Kristen Shelton of Winona, Wade Rogers of Flowood; second row, Heather Johnson of Chunky, Desiree Roos of Kosciusko, Natalie Brady of Pelahatchie, Jessica Whitehead of Madison, Kelsey Robertson of Winona, Sandy Wren of Raymond; back row, Tim Marshall of Vicksburg, Ashlee Lee of Forest, Harrison Shuerman of Clinton, Olivia King of Vicksburg, Ben Hood of Pearl, Aubrey Kimball of Pass Christian, Matt Smith of Wesson, Dawn Little of Florence and program director Pam Chapman of Flora.

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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Hinds CC Physical Therapist Assistant students attend conference
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Hinds CC Physical Therapist Assistant students attend conference

Hinds Community College first year Physical Therapist Assistant students from the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center attended the fall meeting of the Mississippi Physical Therapy Association in Tupelo on Oct. 22. Those attending include, front from left, Chelsey Howington of Delhi, La., Courtney Vosika of Byram, Ladrekia Culbert of Fayette, Kara Patterson of Richland, Stephanie Ricks of Brandon, Josh Farley, president of the Mississippi Physical Therapy Association; back row, Hailey Stacy of Brandon, Sam Peacock of Jackson, Kelsey Nowell of Louisville, BJ Breelon of Byram, Tavi Toles of Ridgeland, Dakota Medina of Brandon and Alex Hayden of Brandon.

Hinds Community College first-year Physical Therapist Assistant students from the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center attended the fall meeting of the Mississippi Physical Therapy Association in Tupelo on Oct. 22.

Those attending include, front from left, Chelsey Howington of Delhi, La., Courtney Vosika of Byram, Ladrekia Culbert of Fayette, Kara Patterson of Richland, Stephanie Ricks of Brandon, Josh Farley, president of the Mississippi Physical Therapy Association; back row, Hailey Stacy of Brandon, Sam Peacock of Jackson, Kelsey Nowell of  Louisville, BJ Breelon of Byram, Tavi Toles of Ridgeland, Dakota Medina of Brandon and Alex Hayden of Brandon.

The Physical Therapist Assistant curriculum is a two-year program of study that prepares a PTA to perform interventions under the supervision of a physical therapist in an ethical, legal, safe and effective manner. PTAs enhance the delivery of physical therapy services by providing delegated interventions, assisting the PT with data collection, communicating with other members of the health care delivery team, interacting with members of the patient’s family and caregivers, and working cooperatively with other health care providers.

Upon graduation the student is eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination for licensure.

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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Hinds CC nursing, allied health graduates share stories
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Hinds CC nursing, allied health graduates share stories

Zachary Lilley of Florence couldn’t let his wife one-up him. Last year Ashley Lilley finished her Associate Degree in Nursing at Hinds Community College so this year it was Zach’s turn.

“I’ve been an LPN (licensed practical nurse) for five years now,” said Lilley, 29, who, along with his wife, works at the Mississippi State Hospital at Whitfield. “I couldn’t let her be ahead of me.”

Zachary Lilley of Florence graduated from Hinds Community College on July 29 with an Associate Degree in Nursing.

Zachary Lilley of Florence graduated from Hinds Community College on July 29 with an Associate Degree in Nursing.

Lilley commuted back and forth to Hinds’ Vicksburg-Warren Campus for the Transition to RN program and has already begun the RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) at University of Mississippi Medical Center. The couple has three children ages 10 months, 3 and 10.

“It’s stressful. It’s very stressful – but it’s only for a year and you can get through anything for a year,” he said.

But his wife was a true partner. “She could tell me her past experiences what she thought was important and was not so important,” Lilley said. “Getting the kids off when I had clinicals. They had babysitters so I didn’t have to worry about babysitters. She handled all that.”

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at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. “A good number of our graduates are earning more than one community college credential,” said Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse.

Of the total number of graduates, 56 graduated summa cum laude, which is a perfect 4.0 grade point average; 36 graduated magna cum laude, which is a 3.60 to 3.99 grade point average and 66 graduated cum laude, which is a 3.20 to 3.59 grade point average.

 

Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse

Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse

“I suspect if we polled each graduate, nearly all would say they went to college to make things better — for themselves and for their families,” Muse said. “The power of education is that it drives our vision for a better life.  And, while the graduates here today represent a diverse set of circumstances, they are connected by their belief that a community college education is a step up to a broader opportunity to build a better life.”

The speaker for both graduation ceremonies was Dr. Ed Davis, director of the doctoral program for Rural Community College leaders at Mississippi State University.

“The good thing about the job I have had for the past few years is I have had the chance to go across the nation and work with other community

Dr. Ed Davis, director of the doctoral program for Rural Community College leaders at Mississippi State University, was the graduation speaker.

Dr. Ed Davis, director of the doctoral program for Rural Community College leaders at Mississippi State University, was the graduation speaker.

college programs in a lot of states and in a lot of regions,” Davis said. “There are two things they know when you go to other states: They know Dr. Muse, and they know Hinds Community College. I think that’s a testament to the work and dedication of administrators, the faculty and staff of Hinds Community College and the leadership of Dr. Muse. The quality of programs at Hinds Community College is known nationwide.”

Jeffery Walters of Jackson received a certificate in the paramedic program. At age 49, he already works for AMR in Jackson.

Jeffery Walters of Jackson received a certificate in the paramedic program. At age 49, he already works for AMR in Jackson. Celebrating with him are his daughter, Lacey Walters and granddaughter Karri Walters.

Jeffery Walters of Jackson received a certificate in the paramedic program. At age 49, he already works for AMR in Jackson. Celebrating with him are his daughter, Lacey Walters and granddaughter Karri Walters.

“It is difficult — difficult but rewarding would be the best way to describe it,” he said. “It was difficult finding time to study because I did work fulltime at the same time.

“I told myself that, as old as I am, that after I got out of EMT school I am done with school, too old. But family, friends and coworkers finally talked me into coming back and stepping on up,” Walters said.

One of the happiest people at summer graduation had to be Lotoya Patterson of Vicksburg, who received her practical nursing degree at age 30.

“This was an emotional roller coaster but I thank God because if it wasn’t for him I wouldn’t be here,” she said. “When they say rigorous it was very rigorous. But I thank God because they prepared us to get ready for the world, to be in the hospital showing us what we have got to be prepared for. I’m really thankful to have come to Hinds Community College because their program is very rigorous.”

Lotoya Patterson of Vicksburg received her practical nursing degree at age 30 from Hinds Community College on July 29.

Lotoya Patterson of Vicksburg received her practical nursing degree at age 30 from Hinds Community College on July 29.

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 2015. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

 

 

Chelsi Pearce and Lauren Sikorski, both of Brandon, holding flowers received their degrees in medical lab technology from Hinds Community College on July 29. With them are their instructors, LaJuanda Portis, far left, and Amber Reulet, far right.

Chelsi Pearce and Lauren Sikorski, both of Brandon, holding flowers received their degrees in medical lab technology from Hinds Community College on July 29. With them are their instructors, LaJuanda Portis, far left, and Amber Reulet, far right.

Kathryn Beckham of Brandon received a degree from Hinds Community College in dental assisting on July 29. With her are dad Vernon Beckham and stepmom Leslie Beckham.

Kathryn Beckham of Brandon received a degree from Hinds Community College in dental assisting on July 29. With her are dad Vernon Beckham and stepmom Leslie Beckham.

Dr. Norman Session, vice president for the Rankin Campus, assisted with July 29 summer graduation ceremonies at Hinds Community College.

Dr. Norman Session, vice president for the Rankin Campus, assisted with July 29 summer graduation ceremonies at Hinds Community College.

Ashley McIlroy of Jackson graduated from Hinds Community College on July 29 with a practical nursing degree. With her are aunts, JoAnn Johnson, left, and Dorothy Dupree, right.

Ashley McIlroy of Jackson graduated from Hinds Community College on July 29 with a practical nursing degree. With her are aunts, JoAnn Johnson, left, and Dorothy Dupree, right.

Hinds Community College retiree Dr. Mary Ann Greene of Clinton was the grand marshal and mace bearer at the July 29 summer graduation ceremonies.

Hinds Community College retiree Dr. Mary Ann Greene of Clinton was the grand marshal and mace bearer at the July 29 summer graduation ceremonies.

 

Kimberly Denny of Vidalia, La., commuted across the Mississippi River to attend classes at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus. At age 47 she received her Associate Degree in Nursing, a journey she started when she was 18. Now with two daughters, 21 and 26, she decided it was “my time. I can do it for me, not for them,” she said.

Kimberly Denny of Vidalia, La., commuted across the Mississippi River to attend classes at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus. At age 47 she received her Associate Degree in Nursing, a journey she started when she was 18. Now with two daughters, 21 and 26, she decided it was “my time. I can do it for me, not for them,” she said.

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Hinds CC graduates nursing, allied health students
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13 May

Hinds CC graduates nursing, allied health students

[tweetable alt=””]Hinds CC is graduating nearly 1,200 over the three days of ceremonies[/tweetable], with more than 800 participating in one of the ceremonies. Those graduates will receive more than 1,500 certificates and degrees since some graduates will receive more than one credential.

Of the total number of graduates, 127 are graduating summa cum laude, which is a perfect 4.0 grade point average; 130 are graduating magna cum laude,  which is a 3.60 to 3.99 grade point average and 238 are graduating cum laude, which is a 3.20 to 3.59 grade point average.

 

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Sara Martin of Ridgeland received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on May 12. Celebrating with her are some of her family members, son Kyle, husband Stan, son Reid, daughters Anne Brinson and Carlie and mom Annie Sory.

Sara Martin of Ridgeland received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on May 12. Celebrating with her are some of her family members, son Kyle, husband Stan, son Reid, daughters Anne Brinson and Carlie and mom Annie Sory.

Famie Willis Caseb of Carthage wore traditional Choctaw dress under her cap and gown when she received a degree in radiology May 12 from Hinds Community College.

Famie Willis Caseb of Carthage wore traditional Choctaw dress under her cap and gown when she received a degree in radiology May 12 from Hinds Community College.

Famie Willis Caseb of Carthage wore traditional Choctaw dress under her cap and gown when she received a degree in radiology May 12 from Hinds Community College.

Famie Willis Caseb of Carthage wore traditional Choctaw dress under her cap and gown when she received a degree in radiology May 12 from Hinds Community College.

Retired Raymond Campus automotive mechanic technology instructor Steve Miller was the grand marshal for the May 12-13 graduation ceremonies at Hinds Community College, including the nursing and allied health ceremony on May 12.

Retired Raymond Campus automotive mechanic technology instructor Steve Miller was the grand marshal for the May 12-13 graduation ceremonies at Hinds Community College, including the nursing and allied health ceremony on May 12.

Ciara Williams of Jackson helps Theary Kun So of Jackson with her gown at the May 12 graduation ceremony at Hinds Community College. Both received degrees in radiology.

Ciara Williams of Jackson helps Theary Kun So of Jackson with her gown at the May 12 graduation ceremony at Hinds Community College. Both received degrees in radiology.

Theary Kun So of Jackson helps Ashlie Hollingshead of Brandon with her gown at the May 12 graduation ceremony at Hinds Community College. Both received degrees in radiology.

Theary Kun So of Jackson helps Ashlie Hollingshead of Brandon with her gown at the May 12 graduation ceremony at Hinds Community College. Both received degrees in radiology.

Jessica Paul of Crystal Springs received a degree in radiology from Hinds Community College on May 12.

Jessica Paul of Crystal Springs received a degree in radiology from Hinds Community College on May 12.

Mary Hartfield of Brandon, formerly of Hattiesburg, graduated from Hinds Community College on May 12 with a degree in Physical Therapist Assistant.

Mary Hartfield of Brandon, formerly of Hattiesburg, graduated from Hinds Community College on May 12 with a degree in Physical Therapist Assistant.

Receiving degrees in Physical Therapist Assistant from Hinds Community College on May 12 were, from left, Brooke Massey of Noxapater, Lauren Austin of Brandon, Morgan Mason of Brandon and Kaylee Rochelle of Canton.

Receiving degrees in Physical Therapist Assistant from Hinds Community College on May 12 were, from left, Brooke Massey of Noxapater, Lauren Austin of Brandon, Morgan Mason of Brandon and Kaylee Rochelle of Canton.

Kimberly Smith of Crystal Springs celebrates her graduation from Hinds Community College on May 12 with her family including daughter Kayleigh, 5, front; husband Russ Smith and parents Beverly and Tommy Bridges. She received a degree in Respiratory Care Technology.

Kimberly Smith of Crystal Springs celebrates her graduation from Hinds Community College on May 12 with her family including daughter Kayleigh, 5, front; husband Russ Smith and parents Beverly and Tommy Bridges. She received a degree in Respiratory Care Technology.

Kimberly Smith of Crystal Springs celebrates her graduation from Hinds Community College on May 12 with her family including daughter Kayleigh, 5, front; husband Russ Smith and parents Beverly and Tommy Bridges. She received a degree in Respiratory Care Technology.

Kimberly Smith of Crystal Springs celebrates her graduation from Hinds Community College on May 12 with her family including daughter Kayleigh, 5, front; husband Russ Smith and parents Beverly and Tommy Bridges. She received a degree in Respiratory Care Technology.

LaClara Webb of Florence graduated from Hinds Community College on May 12 with a degree in Health Information Technology. She is with co-worker Jessica Brown and her sleeping daughter Skyler.

LaClara Webb of Florence graduated from Hinds Community College on May 12 with a degree in Health Information Technology. She is with co-worker Jessica Brown and her sleeping daughter Skyler.

Erika Haddakin of Byram celebrated receiving her Associate Degree in Nursing at Hinds Community College on May 12. With her are little sisters Alyssa, standing, and Naomi.

Erika Haddakin of Byram celebrated receiving her Associate Degree in Nursing at Hinds Community College on May 12. With her are little sisters Alyssa, standing, and Naomi.

Elliott Pettus celebrated receiving his degree from Hinds Community College with family members from left, Emily Wagster Pettus, Madeleine Pettus and Gary Pettus.

Elliott Pettus celebrated receiving his degree from Hinds Community College with family members from left, Emily Wagster Pettus, Madeleine Pettus and Gary Pettus.

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Father, daughter receive same degree together from Hinds CC
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13 May

Father, daughter receive same degree together from Hinds CC

Michael Bryant and his daughter Mary Kathryn were dressed just alike in cap and gown and standing next to each other in the graduation line Thursday at Hinds Community College to receive their degrees in Health Care Assisting.

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Dad, 57, and daughter, 22, studied together at home in Star and quizzed each other as they rode together to classes.

Michael Bryant and daughter Mary Kathryn Bryant finished degrees in Health Care Assisting on May 12 at Hinds Community College. The two took the same classes, rode to campus together and studied together.

Michael Bryant and daughter Mary Kathryn Bryant finished degrees in Health Care Assisting on May 12 at Hinds Community College. The two took the same classes, rode to campus together and studied together.

“I’m going to go on to nursing school,” Mary Kathryn Bryant said. “He is retired and he has been interested in medical programs so we decided to go together.”

Dad said he couldn’t have done it without her. “It takes so much time. A lot of mornings getting up at 3:30 and studying but it was worth it. It’s been really good to have a study partner. There have been good days and bad days,” he said.

“Mostly good,” chimed in Mary Kathryn. “It’s been fun. I’m blessed.”

Michael Bryant already works part-time at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and plans to apply there and other hospitals. Mary Kathryn Bryant plans to attend nursing classes at night at Hinds. She’s hoping to talk her dad into joining her.

“We’ll see, he said.

Hinds is graduating nearly 1,200 over the three days of ceremonies, with more than 800 participating in one of the ceremonies. Those graduates will receive more than 1,500 certificates and degrees since some graduates will receive more than one credential.

Kelly Ann Collier, 28, of Vicksburg received her Associate Degree Nursing with a large audience of family members from five different states – Mississippi, Arizona, Nevada, Florida and New Hampshire.

They were all gathered “to watch me walk across the stage. It’s overwhelming. It’s emotional. They were so supportive throughout the program. I wouldn’t expect anything less,” she said.

Kelly Collier of Vicksburg received a degree in Associate Degree Nursing on May 12 at Hinds Community College under the eyes of family members who came from five states to see her walk across the stage.

Kelly Collier of Vicksburg received a degree in Associate Degree Nursing on May 12 at Hinds Community College under the eyes of family members who came from five states to see her walk across the stage.

Retired Hinds Community College allied health and nursing dean Mary Ann Sones was the speaker for the Thursday afternoon ceremony for allied health and nursing graduates. Sones began working at Hinds in August 1970.

“Today marks the successful conclusion of one, two or three years of diligent study. But it is really not an ending but a beginning,” Sones told graduates about their time at Hinds. “Today is a transition from one phase of your lives to another. It is the prologue that leads to new and different pathways.  I truly hope that the days you have spent here may be but the prologue for happy and fulfilling days to come.”

Sones said that modern technology has improved health care, but that’s not what patients will remember. It’s the care they receive from the professionals.

Mary Ann Sones was the speaker for the May 12 nursing and allied health graduation ceremony at Hinds Community College. She is with Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse.

Mary Ann Sones was the speaker for the May 12 nursing and allied health graduation ceremony at Hinds Community College. She is with Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse.

“As you care for your patients, do so with diligence and humility. Treat them with respect and without being judgmental,” she said. “Listen and remember that many times you will need to listen rather than speak. You can learn a lot by listening. It may even be that what you learn is the very information you need to provide the best care for them.”

Of the total number of graduates, 127 are graduating summa cum laude, which is a perfect 4.0 grade point average; 130 are graduating magna cum laude,  which is a 3.60 to 3.99 grade point average and 238 are graduating cum laude, which is a 3.20 to 3.59 grade point average.

“Community colleges are open door institutions,” Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse told graduates and their families. “We welcome all students who have the desire to achieve; our cost is low, our quality is high, and we understand that most students have family and job obligations that require some flexibility in program delivery in terms of time and place.

“And, we understand that not everyone comes to us with the same academic preparation. We are dedicated to helping students be successful in college-level work. That’s why quality instruction is the foundation for everything we do,” he said.

On Friday May 13, academic and technical graduates, except for those attending the Utica Campus, will have ceremonies as follows: 10 a.m., students whose last names begin with A-J and 2 p.m., those whose last names begins with K-Z. The speaker is Darrel McQuirter, president of the Hinds County Board of Supervisors.

On Sunday May 15, about 100 students will graduate at J.D. Boyd Gymnasium on the Utica Campus at a 2 p.m. ceremony. Jackson State University President Dr. Carolyn Meyers is the speaker.

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 graduates nursing, allied health students
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18 December

Hinds CC graduates nursing, allied health students

Kimberly Arnold of Jackson finished her Associate Degree in Nursing at Hinds Community College at age 40. She graduated on Dec. 18.

Kimberly Arnold of Jackson finished her Associate Degree in Nursing at Hinds Community College at age 40. She graduated on Dec. 18.

Kimberly Arnold of Jackson finished her Associate Degree in Nursing at Hinds Community College at age 40.

With the support of her family, she was able to achieve her long-held dream. She finished college the first time in 1998. “Coming back  to school was a challenge for me but I made it,” she said.

She was among more than 800 students who graduated in one of three ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 18 at the Muse Center on Hinds’ Rankin Campus.

Hinds conferred more than 1,300 credentials, including one-year career certificates or two-year technical certificates for career-technical programs or associate degrees. Some students are receiving more than one credential.

Graduating summa cum laude, with 4.0 grade point averages, are 156 students. Ninety-two graduate magna cum laude with GPAs of 3.6 to 3.99, and 135 graduate cum laude with GPAs of 3.2 to 3.59.

“We as educators look forward to the day in which we can celebrate the achievements of our students,” said Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse.

Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse visits with graduation speaker Bobbie Anderson of Vicksburg at the Dec. 18 ceremony held at the college’s Rankin Campus.

Hinds President Dr. Clyde Muse visits with graduation speaker Bobbie Anderson of Vicksburg at the Dec. 18 ceremony held at the college’s Rankin Campus.

Bobbie Anderson, dean emeritus of Hinds’ Jackson Campus-Nursing Allied Health Center, was the speaker for the nursing and allied health ceremony.

She told graduates to concentrate on the four Cs — competency, commitment, caring and communication. She cautioned them not to get too wrapped up in the modern medical technology and forget that they are caring for people. “Don’t forget to hold their hand and share a tear if you need to,” Anderson said.

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.

Morgan Currington of Vicksburg, sitting, Colie Hollowell of Vicksburg, standing left, and Clair Myers of Terry graduated from Hinds Community College on Dec. with degrees in dental assisting.

Morgan Currington of Vicksburg, sitting, Colie Hollowell of Vicksburg, standing left, and Clair Myers of Terry graduated from Hinds Community College on Dec. with degrees in dental assisting.

Sarah Bushnell of Ridgeland, Brittany Frith of Florence, Farisa Husband of Vicksburg and Tammy Watts of Florence received Associate Degrees in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

Sarah Bushnell of Ridgeland, Brittany Frith of Florence, Farisa Husband of Vicksburg and Tammy Watts of Florence received Associate Degrees in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

Maidee Campbell of Brandon, left, Morgan Masley of Jackson and Katie Pepper of Canton received Associate Degrees in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

Maidee Campbell of Brandon, left, Morgan Masley of Jackson and Katie Pepper of Canton received Associate Degrees in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

Shetara Granger of Jackson gets a selfie with nursing navigator Delores Garner. Granger received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

Shetara Granger of Jackson gets a selfie with nursing navigator Delores Garner. Granger received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

Terri Shores Black, retired Hinds Community College coach and physical education department chair, was the grand marshal and mace bearer for the Dec. 18 graduation ceremony.

Terri Shores Black, retired Hinds Community College coach and physical education department chair, was the grand marshal and mace bearer for the Dec. 18 graduation ceremony.

Joanna Barnes of Brookhaven received a degree in dental assisting from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is mom Ruby Daniels.

Joanna Barnes of Brookhaven received a degree in dental assisting from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is mom Ruby Daniels.

Akelia Graise of Jackson got lots of balloons and flowers from family members after receiving a practical nursing degree from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is aunt Elizabeth Graise.

Akelia Graise of Jackson got lots of balloons and flowers from family members after receiving a practical nursing degree from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is aunt Elizabeth Graise.

Kwmaine Smith of Port Gibson received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With him is Lakendra Council.

Kwmaine Smith of Port Gibson received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With him is Lakendra Council.

Haley Wilson of Brandon, left, and Emily Stewart of Braxton take a selfie after receiving their dental assisting degrees from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

Haley Wilson of Brandon, left, and Emily Stewart of Braxton take a selfie after receiving their dental assisting degrees from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

Carley Vogt of Florence received a degree in dental assisting from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is her daughter, Lilyann, 2.

Carley Vogt of Florence received a degree in dental assisting from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is her daughter, Lilyann, 2.

Michelle Sanders of Richland received a practical nursing degree from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her are son Garrett Sanders, 13, and her mom, Fran Woods.

Michelle Sanders of Richland received a practical nursing degree from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her are son Garrett Sanders, 13, and her mom, Fran Woods.

Breana Grimsley of Morton received a degree in dental assisting from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her are her parents, Chris and Joanne Grimsley

Breana Grimsley of Morton received a degree in dental assisting from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her are her parents, Chris and Joanne Grimsley

Sherika Epps of Jackson graduated with a degree in dental assisting at Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is sister Yvette McLendon.

Sherika Epps of Jackson graduated with a degree in dental assisting at Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is sister Yvette McLendon.

Amy Heggins of Mount Olive received a degree in practical nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is mom Paula Heggins.

Amy Heggins of Mount Olive received a degree in practical nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18. With her is mom Paula Heggins.

The family of Ceci Bankston of Pearl was thrilled to see her receive a degree in practical nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

The family of Ceci Bankston of Pearl was thrilled to see her receive a degree in practical nursing from Hinds Community College on Dec. 18.

Ashley Hollins was on hand for the Dec. 18 Hinds Community College graduation of her friend Lateesha Taylor of Brandon, who received a degree in practical nursing.

Ashley Hollins was on hand for the Dec. 18 Hinds Community College graduation of her friend Lateesha Taylor of Brandon, who received a degree in practical nursing.

Tyeshia Harrington of Brandon, left, helps Samantha Brown of Ridgeland with her cap at the Dec. 18 graduation at Hinds Community College. They graduated with degrees in phlebotomy.

Tyeshia Harrington of Brandon, left, helps Samantha Brown of Ridgeland with her cap at the Dec. 18 graduation at Hinds Community College. They graduated with degrees in phlebotomy.

Bobbie Anderson of Vicksburg, Dean Emeritus of the nursing school at Hinds Community College, was the speaker for the Dec. 18 nursing and allied health graduation ceremony.

Bobbie Anderson of Vicksburg, Dean Emeritus of the nursing school at Hinds Community College, was the speaker for the Dec. 18 nursing and allied health graduation ceremony.

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Hinds CC Vicksburg high school students inducted into HOSA
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Hinds CC Vicksburg high school students inducted into HOSA

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New officers were recently inducted into the Vicksburg-Warren Campus Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) from the high school Allied Health program.

They are, from left, clinical instructor Marian Banks, Samuel Sayers, Brittani Mebius, Dagan Abernathy, Lakendria Ray, Alexandria Love, Taylor Ballard, Assistant Dean Teressa McCarty and science instructor Eloise Ford.

The club is a national student organization for health care students. Its mission is to promote career opportunities in the industry and enhance the delivery of quality health care for all.

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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