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Seven state community colleges provide two-year engineering degrees

By BECKY GILLETTE Editor’s note: The three community colleges referred to in this article are among seven in the state that offer engineering degrees. Some of the best paying jobs in Mississippi and elsewhere are in engineering, and many of the state’s community and junior colleges provide an affordable path to get a degree that can prepare them to go ...

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Hinds CC names new vice president for Raymond Campus, NAHC

Hinds Community College named Dr. Keri Cole as new vice president for the Raymond Campus and the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center. Cole, of Clinton, is a 1998 Hinds alumna and has been employed by the college since 2005, most recently as district dean of Instructional Technology and eLearning. Cole earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mississippi State University. In 2017, ...

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Hinds CC names new vice president for Utica Campus

Hinds Community College named Sherry Franklin as vice president for the Utica Campus. Franklin, of Brandon, has been with the college since November 2004 and has served in many roles, including Career and Technical Education Director, Dean of Students and Career and Technical Education Dean for the Rankin Campus. Since 2015, she has served as Associate Vice President of Career ...

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Sullivan hits 45-year mark as Hinds CC trustee

Hinds Community College Board of Trustees vice president Dale Sullivan was recognized as the longest serving member of the board with 45 years of continuous service. But that’s not the only distinction he has had over his long career in education. In 1973, at the age of 27, Sullivan became the youngest-ever trustee when he was elected Copiah County schools ...

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Continental Tire selects three Hinds students for internship program

Continental Tire has chosen three Hinds Community College students for its 2018 Maintenance Technician Internship Program, a summer training program at Continental Tire‘s plant in Mt. Vernon, Ill., and receive scholarships. Students are, from left, Dontrae‘on J. Gales of Fayette, Ty Treubel of Vicksburg, and Zachary Spell of Madison. The interns will be placed with Continental Tire maintenance and engineering ...

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HCC works deal with MSU Extension Service for land to expand

RAYMOND — Hinds Community College will expand its nursing and allied health programs in Jackson after agreeing to move Mississippi State University Extension Service employees to college property in Raymond. The Hinds County Board of Supervisors voted Sept. 2 to accept the swap. The college will gain use of 11.5 acres and two buildings. President Clyde Muse says one building ...

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Enrollment rises at state's public universities, but falls at community colleges

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Enrollment rose slightly for the fall semester at Mississippi’s eight public universities, but fell for the fourth straight year at the state’s 15 community colleges. Preliminary counts released yesterday show the number of students rose 1.1 percent at universities to 79,909 overall and fell 1.8 percent at the community colleges to 76,266. Students flocked to Mississippi’s community ...

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HCC incubator adds new start-up company owned by college staff

UTICA — The Hinds Community College-Utica Campus Business Incubation Center has added its newest business, D&J Solutions. The desktop publishing/events consultant company is owned and operated by Utica Campus employees Diana Brown, library assistant, and Joyce Woodhouse, administrative assistant. Brown says she and Woodhouse had been providing the services out of their homes for over a year, and after discussing ...

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Joe Johnson retires from Hinds Community College

Joe Johnson has retired from Hinds Community College. He has served as an administrator, coordinating the Cooperative Education, Work-Based Learning, and Job Placement programs for the past 18 years. Prior to coming to HCC, Johnson taught in the Jackson Public Schools at the Career Development Center, and at Long Beach High School, McComb High School and Chamberlain-Hunt Academy. He also ...

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