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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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Muse Center Opens

PEARL- Dr. Clyde Muse talks with MBJ-TV about HCC’s recent opening of the 75,000 sf. Clyde Muse Center at the community college’s Rankin County campus. The $26 million expansion includes a 3,000-seat auditorium and eight new classrooms.

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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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Keeping Our Eye On: Donnie Lindsey

Age: 28 Hometown: Pearl Education: B.S. in exercise science (University of Southern Mississippi), master of education in college student personnel (University of Southern Mississippi) Current Position: Academic counselor at Hinds Community College When working toward his undergraduate degree, Donnie Lindsey’s main goal was to become a physical therapist.  After graduating from Southern Miss, however, Lindsey found himself working as a ...

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Airport enhancements continue at Hinds CC

RAYMOND — Hinds Community College president Dr. Clyde Muse and Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will invest $1.85 million for the design and installation of an instrument landing system (ILS) for the John Bell Williams Airport. The funding is a collaborative result between Cochran, the FAA and Hinds Community College, which is the owner ...

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Hinds recognized for energy conservation

RAYMOND — Hinds Community College (HCC) reports it has achieved a 25 percent cost savings totaling $402,981 in five months since forming a strategic alliance with Energy Education, a national energy conservation company. The achievement has not gone unnoticed. The college was recently presented with the Energy Pacesetter, which is for those stellar organizations that are “setting the pace” in ...

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HCC sets enrollment records

Raymond – In the third week of classes, Hinds Community College’s (HCC’s) credit enrollment stood at more than 12,300 students, a 16 percent increase over fall 2008 enrollment. HCC reports enrollment has continued to break records for weeks. With 2,000 more students on campus this fall, the college is on track to serve nearly 30,000 credit and non-credit students this ...

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Richardson comes to MBA

Lori Richardson has joined the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) staff as an administrative assistant. She comes to the MBA from Parkway Baptist Church, where she worked as an administrative assistant for 18 years. Her career also includes stints at Financial Tracking System and Unifirst Bank (now Trustmark). Richardson is a graduate of Hinds Community College. She and her husband, Scott, ...

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