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Hinds CC breaks ground on new building at Vicksburg-Warren Campus
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13 October

Hinds CC breaks ground on new building at Vicksburg-Warren Campus

VICKSBURG – Hinds Community College and its supporters in local government and the business community in Vicksburg broke ground Wednesday, Oct. 11 on a 40,000-square-foot Academic & Career-Technical Building at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus which promises to transform both the campus and the community.

“We are so proud to break ground on a new multistory building for the campus,” said Marvin Moak, vice president for the Vicksburg-Warren Campus, during a ceremony marking the start of construction. “It’s been more than 25 years since we last broke ground here on the Vicksburg Campus.

A rendering of the Career & Academic-Technical Building, courtesy of Durrell Design Group, PLLC

A rendering of the Career & Academic-Technical Building, courtesy of Durrell Design Group, PLLC

The two-story facility will house 10 classrooms, eight training labs, administrative offices, meeting space and a multipurpose room. Two parking lots and a bus drop-off are also proposed as part of the project, plus an access road to connect parking spaces to the existing parking area.

Dr. Clyde Muse credited the Warren County Board of Supervisors for making the proposed building a reality, as well as numerous other figures who helped develop the campus since it opened in 1975. That list included former campus dean Joe Loviza, former state representative and chancery clerk Mark Chaney and former Vicksburg-Warren School District superintendent Donald Oakes, also a member of the college’s Board of Trustees.

“When we mentioned to them the need for additional educational facilities and something that would provide needed economic development opportunities for Warren County, they gave us a good listening ear,” Muse said. “It will provide a way in which our people can train to get better jobs.”

From left, Dr. Clyde Muse, Marvin Moak, Joe Loviza, Donald Oakes and Chad Shealy (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

From left, Dr. Clyde Muse, Marvin Moak, Joe Loviza, Donald Oakes and Chad Shealy (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

Funding the $13 million project is an additional 1.4 mills to an existing property tax in Warren County. Offsetting the cost for the college will be the usage of federal and state New Markets Tax Credits, which will generate a $4.5 million subsidy for the college to appropriately furnish the building with equipment and technology.

A new home to academic and career-tech students under one roof is but another reason to succeed for students in River City Early College, which exposes high school students to college-level coursework, including career-tech fields.

“We have amazing people,” said Chad Shealy, superintendent of the Vicksburg-Warren School District and also a member of the college’s Board of Trustees. “If there’s one thing about Vicksburg that’s unique – we are full of incredible people. When you put us all together, we’re amazingly powerful.”

Shealy noted the importance of the start of construction in light of the college’s Centennial celebration. “I think it’s very appropriate for our Centennial celebration, with the theme about community service, for us to be breaking ground on something that will forever change the face of the Vicksburg community.”

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From left, Dr. Elmira Ratliff, assistant dean for post-secondary education; Marvin Moak, vice president for the Vicksburg-Warren Campus; Teressa Fulgham McCarty, assistant dean for secondary education (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

From left, Dr. Elmira Ratliff, assistant dean for post-secondary education; Marvin Moak, vice president for the Vicksburg-Warren Campus; Teressa Fulgham McCarty, assistant dean for secondary education (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

A diagram of the two-story Academic & Career-Technical Building (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

A diagram of the two-story Academic & Career-Technical Building (Hinds Community College/April Garon)

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Hinds CC to break ground on new building at Vicksburg-Warren Campus
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06 October

Hinds CC to break ground on new building at Vicksburg-Warren Campus

VICKSBURG – Hinds Community College and its supporters in local government and the business community in Vicksburg will break ground on a 40,000-square-foot Academic & Career-Technical Building at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus.

A rendering of the planned Academic & Career-Technical Building at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus.

A rendering of the planned Academic & Career-Technical Building at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus.

Officials will gather at the site in front of campus at 10 a.m. for a ceremony to mark the start of construction. The campus is located at 755 Hwy. 27, across from Warren Central High School.

 The two-story facility will house 10 classrooms, eight training labs, administrative offices, meeting space and a multipurpose room. Two parking lots and a bus drop-off are also proposed as part of the project, plus an access road to connect parking spaces to the existing parking area.

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Hinds CC names new vice presidents at Vicksburg-Warren, Utica campuses
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03 August

Hinds CC names new vice presidents at Vicksburg-Warren, Utica campuses

RAYMOND – Hinds Community College has named two new vice presidents.

Marvin Moak has been named Vice President of the Vicksburg-Warren Campus, while Dr. Tyrone Jackson has been named Vice President of Utica Campus and Administrative Services. Both actions were approved Wednesday by the college’s Board of Trustees.

Marvin Moak

Marvin Moak

Moak, of Raymond, has been dean of the Highway 27 campus since 2014. He began work at Hinds in 2000 as an electrical technology instructor and eventually moved to department chair/industrial service coordinator. In that role, he developed curriculum and courses for college-level students and administered courses for business and industry. He also worked with advisement, retention and job placement for students.

“I am humbled by being selected for Vicksburg Vice President, I look forward to serving the college in this new role,” Moak said. “I will always be grateful for this opportunity to assist the college grow and develop. We will continue to grow the Vicksburg Campus and work through the district wherever needed.”

Jackson, of Clinton, has served as Vice President for Student Services and Dean of Students for the Raymond Campus since July 1 after having been associate vice president of those areas since August 2013. He is also the Title IX coordinator for the Hinds district. Prior to his work at Hinds, the Rosedale, Miss. native spent two years at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, as dean of students for the Jefferson Davis Campus.

Dr. Tyrone Jackson

Dr. Tyrone Jackson

“I am eternally grateful that Dr. Muse has afforded me the opportunity to serve the Utica Campus in the capacity as Vice President,” Jackson said. “The Utica Campus has a rich history and has maintained a strong presence as an HBCU.”

Moak is a Hinds CC alum (1993-2009) where he received his associate degrees in general studies and electronics technology, as well as his degree in electrical technology. He has his Bachelor’s degree in technical and occupational education from the University of Southern Mississippi and his Master’s degree in technology education from Jackson State University.

Jackson is a graduate of Delta State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree, Master’s of Education degree and Doctor of Education degree.

Both will report directly to Dr. Muse, as do all vice presidents at the college.

Since 2013, the vice presidency of the Vicksburg-Warren and Utica campuses was held by Dr. Debra Mays-Jackson, who has accepted a position as Vice President and Chief of Staff at Jackson State University.

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