It was a lot of fun but it is OVER!
That goes not just for what Jackie Granberry calls the “C” word – Centennial – but also the Nov. 4 Centennial Gala.
Hinds Community College spent 2017 celebrating “100 Years of Community Inspired Service,” wrapping it up with a Gala attended by more than 450 people. The proceeds all go toward a Centennial Endowment that will be used for student scholarships, faculty development and other future needs of the college.
In July 2016 I blogged about the Hinds Community College athletic teams and how they historically and continually reach the highest levels of competition in my post HINDS ATHLETES COMPETE AT NATIONAL LEVELS (Click to read previous blog for reference). This article is an update to that post, focusing on championships within the last year or so. Click hot links in maroon text to see more information on that item.
Just recently in the spring 2017 semester, it was announced that I along with many others made the Deans’ List. Statistically, it was my best semester to date here at Hinds Community College, culminating with a 3.6 GPA.
Honestly, achieving this feat didn’t come without its peaks and valleys. For example, although I’m a huge fan of sleep, there were many nights where an all-nighter seemed like the only option for a good grade. There are a lot of ways to become a scholar, but 10 ways stand out significantly. So, here are 10 ways to become a President’s or Deans’ Scholar.
Hello from Hinds, Utica Campus! On Oct. 27, I had the opportunity to take 22 students from the Utica Campus to visit the Nissan Canton Assembly Plant located in Canton. The Canton Plant makes more than 400 vehicles daily and each vehicle is test driven.
In the first two seasons as head women’s basketball coach at Hinds Community College's Utica Campus, Tomekia Reed has made a tremendous impact on the women’s basketball program. In the prior eight years before Reed, the women’s basketball program had only won four total games. In Reed’s first two seasons, she has already accumulated 31 wins including 21 wins last season and led Hinds to its first ever appearance in the regional championship in 2017. Below is inside look into Tomekia Reed and her up-and-coming program.
Understanding that cultural enrichment is nothing more than experiencing the practices and/or traditions of another culture with the common goal of promoting diversity, taking a trip to the New Orleans Cooking School allowed students at Hinds Community College's Utica Campus to do just that!
In August 2016, Hinds Community College was introduced to a new English instructor. Wilson L. Knight began his Hinds career a year ago during the school’s fall semester. A native of Mantachie in Itawamba County in north Mississippi, Knight attended Mantachie High School and took part in many academic teams and clubs.