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Southern Miss, Hinds Community College partner on student entrepreneurship

Bubba, the Army buddy of Forrest Gump in the 1994 movie, loved all kinds of shrimp and could endlessly recite uses for the tasty crustacean. Charles Johnson III feels the same way about Kool-Aid. The Delta youngster is turning his affection for the fruity-flavored beverage powder into dollars by becoming a fixture at school, community and church gatherings around Lambert ...

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Bank promotes Sylvester

Janet M. Sylvester has been promoted to mortgage loan originator for Community Bank in Brandon. She has been with Community Bank since 2009, formally holding the title of mortgage loan processor. Sylvester, who attended Hinds Community College, is a member of Mississippi Mortgage Bankers Association. Sylvester grew up in Florence, and has lived in Rankin County for over 25 years. ...

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BancorpSouth makes promotions

BancorpSouth has announced numerous promotions. Vanda Crowe has been promoted to vice president of business development at the Jackson Medical Center office of BancorpSouth.  She has been in banking for 34 years, nine of which have been with BancorpSouth. Crowe is a native of Byram, and obtained an associate’s degree in business administration at Hinds Community College.  She has attended ...

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Hinds Community College appeals ex-prof suit

JACKSON — A federal appeals court has scheduled arguments on Hinds Community College’s appeal of a workplace retaliation case. In 2010, the school was ordered to pay a former professor $345,020 after a federal jury found she had been the victim of workplace retaliation. The 5th U.S. Circuit of Appeals has scheduled arguments in the case for March 6 at ...

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BankPlus hires, promotes

BankPlus has hired Robert Hawkins as officer and credit analyst in the bank’s administration office. Hawkins has over eight years of experience in the banking industry and was most recently employed by M&F Bank. A native of Clinton, Hawkins is a graduate of Hinds Community College and Mississippi College. In the community, Hawkins is a member of the City of ...

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Magee, Palmertree promoted

Richard Magee has been promoted to manager of customer support at Bomgar Corporation. Magee’s role in leading the customer support engineer team builds on his more than 15 years of experience in the technical support field. Magee has been employed at Bomgar since October 2006. He and his wife, Dendy, and their families have been long time residents of Jackson. ...

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Hinds CC film program starts in August

Hinds Community College is ready to help with film industry workforce development by giving students the hands-on experience they need for employment in the film and video industry. Hinds will kick off its new film and video technology program at its Rankin campus in August, making it the only two-year college in Mississippi to offer film courses. Coursework for the ...

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Film Summit offers tips for investors

More than 200 investors, producers, actors, crew members and tourism professionals attended the recent Mississippi Film Summit held at the Hinds Community College Rankin Campus to learn about funding film projects and building Mississippi’s film industry infrastructure. Since the Legislature’s approval of an enhanced Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive, the state has one of the best incentive programs in the country ...

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Hinds adds Cook to PR staff

Lauren Cook has been named public relations writer/editor at Hinds Community College. Cook is a 2009 graduate of the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. A native of Gautier, she has finished her coursework for a master’s in public relations from the University of Southern Mississippi and will graduate in May 2011.

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Jenkins named dean at HCC

Dr. Joyce Jenkins of Byram has been named dean of Career-Technical Education, Raymond Campus, at Hinds Community College. Jenkins had served the division since 2005 as assistant dean. She joined the Hinds Raymond Campus faculty in 1988 teaching business technology and computer network support. Jenkins holds her bachelor’s in education, her master’s in business and her specialist in education degrees ...

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