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The Office of Communications at Holmes Community College is responsible for all news and announcement content for the College. For more information on News & Announcements, e-mail Steve Diffey, or phone (662) 472-9068.
The Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus recently welcomed Chief Christopher B. Dill as the new chief of police.
Holmes Community College Goodman Campus English Instructor Jessica Brown was the recent recipient of the prestigious Ovid Vickers Award for Excellence in Teaching, awarded to an English instructor who has demonstrated excellence in the classroom. She was honored at the Two-Year College English Association of Mississippi (TYCAM) Annual Conference held at Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond on Sept. 18.
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The 47 Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus freshmen Associate Degree Nursing (AND) students participated in the 17th Annual St. Dominic Senior Wellness Fest on Sept. 22. Held at Mississippi Trade Mart, the annual event is one of Mississippi's largest senior events of the year.
Kathryn Erickson, sales engineering manager at DataStax, spoke to Santosh Parakkal's class in Science Building East Thursday, Sept. 17 about what to expect before and after graduation.
The Alpha Lambda Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at Holmes Community College in Ridgeland inducted 17 new members into the honor society for two-year college students on Sept. 14 in the McGowan Workforce Training Center.
The Holmes Community College eLearning Department is now offering online accelerated four-week courses. The first session of courses will be offered Sept. 21-Oct. 16, and students can sign up any time from now until the Friday before classes begin, Sept. 18.
The Holmes Community College Attala Educational Center, in conjunction with Ivey Mechanical Company, LLC, is offering an "Introduction to Plumbing Trades" training course this fall. An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 24, at 5 p.m. at the Attala Educational Center for all students interested in pursuing a career in plumbing.
The Holmes Community College Goodman Campus will hold an Electrical Lineman Program information meeting for those interested in being a part of the spring cohort on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 5 p.m. in the Science and Mathematics Building auditorium.
Holmes Community College recently welcomed 14 new hires to all three campuses. Those faculty and staff members include: Madeline Brewer, Reagan Dilmore, Shiquita Haralson, and David "Nathan" Hutchinson in Ridgeland; Tammy Caldwell, SFC Timothy Harper, Katrena D. Harris, Dustin Landry, and Scott Pitts, CPA, in Goodman, and Jennifer Brunson, Nettie A. Coggin, Amber Harrison, Patricia Nell Ray, and Julie Tipton in Grenada.
Military Appreciation Game set for Sept. 17 at Grenada High School
Holmes offers Magnolia GOLD program in conjunction with National Guard
Holmes donates equipment to Kosciusko Upper Elementary
Holmes Community College Associate Degree Nursing Instructor Tiffany Gordon Cox recently earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing (NLN).
Holmes Community College English Instructor and Writing Center Director Stacey Coulter recently earned her PhD in English from Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.
Matt Surrell of Winona, director of business services at Holmes Community College, was recently selected as a 2015 Outstanding Business Officer (OBO) Award winner for Region VI by the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) organization.
Holmes Community College Attala Educational Center is excited to announce the addition of new (non-credit) community course offerings for the fall of 2015 and spring of 2016. The Center is offering Basic Photography, Conversational Spanish, Customer Service Training, a "Know Your Cell Phone" training course, a "Don't Let Your Smartphone Be Smarter than You" course, and 10 Exceptional Team Leadership workshops.
McMorrough Library on the Goodman Campus is offering faculty, staff and students a variety of cultural enrichment activities during the fall of 2015. The library will offer faculty and staff a Ball Room Dancing clinic this fall, as well as Professional Etiquette and Customer Service workshops (dates to be announced soon).
McMorrough Library on the Goodman Campus is now serving breakfast from 7:30 - 11 a.m., Monday - Thursday.
Holmes Community College is proud to announce that it is now offering a new Business Management Technology program in Goodman, Grenada, and Ridgeland beginning this fall.
On Monday, Aug. 10, Holmes Community College celebrated the upcoming 2015-2016 school year, as well as the 90th anniversary of the institution, with a tropical-themed Opening Convocation on the Goodman Campus. During the program, the institution also recognized those who have reached milestones for their years of service to Holmes.
Holmes Community College will open its doors to students at its newest location - the Yazoo County Economic Development and Educational Center in Yazoo City - on Aug. 17. In addition to the eight academic class offerings, the new site will host workforce training workshops for local citizens.
Dorm students asked to check room status
Holmes Community College has recently been awarded a $283,339 grant from The Department of Education's Student Support Services program.
Brett Spell, a recent Holmes Community College graduate and Lexington native, was recently selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Dentists Scholarship Program (MRDSP).
Lily Fran McCrory, a recent graduate of Holmes Community College and Lexington native, was recently selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program (MRPSP).