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The Ridgeland Campus of Holmes Community College held a Pinning Ceremony for the inaugural Surgical Technology Class of 2015 on June 26 in the D.P. McGowan Workforce Training Center.
On Wednesday, June 24, representatives from the Yazoo County Economic Development Council, the Yazoo County Board of Supervisors, the Delta Council, and Holmes Community College - as well as other Yazoo County supporters - gathered for the ribbon-cutting of the Yazoo County Economic Development and Educational Center in Yazoo City which will serve as the newest location for Holmes classes.
McRight receives MAACE Award
The Ridgeland Campus of Holmes Community College held a Pinning Ceremony for the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Class of 2015 on June 19 at First Baptist Church of Ridgeland.
Holmes students head to national SkillsUSA competition
Holmes names Blair Practical Nursing Department chair
Holmes names Wolgamott Speech and Theatre Department chair
Holmes CC receives five CPRAM Awards
Robertson Trust donates $100,000 to Grenada Center
The Grenada Center of Holmes Community College held its Pinning Ceremony for the Graduating Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Class of 2015 on May 14 at The Corey Forum.
President's/Dean's Lists named for Spring 2015
The Ridgeland Campus of Holmes Community College held a Pinning Ceremony for the Graduating Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Class of 2015 on May 13 at Ridgeland High School.
Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) sophomore students and ADN Assistant Director Alice Austin recently put their nursing skills to good use to give back to the local community.
Jennie Pegg, mathematics instructor at the Grenada Center, was named Holmes Community College Mathematics and Computer Science Department Chair.
Laura Canard, history instructor and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) adviser on the Goodman Campus, was recently named Holmes Community College History and Political Science Department Chair. She will begin her role as Chair in the fall of 2015.
Two of Holmes Community College's Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students participated in the annual Scholars Bowl at the Mississippi Organization of ADN Student Association (MOSA) convention held at the convention center in Vicksburg on March 26, 2015.
Holmes Community College alumnus Aubrey Rozzell will be inducted into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame Tuesday night at Hinds Community College's Rankin Campus at the Muse Center.
On April 10, Holmes Community College students from all three campuses attended and brought home awards from the Mississippi Community College Creative Writing Association (MCCCWA) 2015 Conference and Awards Program at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville.
Longtime Goodman Campus instructor Jim Schroeder received one of the Goodman faculty’s highest honors Tuesday night during the Goodman Campus Awards and Honors Banquet, the Sally Wilson Distinguished Educator Award chosen by the student body from the Goodman Campus.
Kappa Alpha Chapter brings home four awards at PTK International Convention
Holmes Community College recently named Steven P. Deaton, English instructor on the Ridgeland Campus, as the new English and Foreign Language Department Chair. He will begin his role as Chair in the fall of 2015.
The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) named former President of Holmes Community College Dr. Glenn Boyce as the higher education commissioner on April 17.
Ballou will be 2015 Commencement speaker
The Holmes Community College Indoor Percussion Ensemble, directed by Jeffrey Brown, Jr., percussion and assistant band director, won first place at the Mississippi Indoor Association (MIA) State Championship held March 27-28 at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.
Goodman Campus announces 2015 Literary Contest winners
Fifteen teams participated in the Holmes Community College Open Crappie Tournament held at Grenada Lake over the Easter weekend.
Jones to receive Phi Theta Kappa award in San Antonio
Pops Concert set for April 14
Sports Hall of Fame set for April 23
Amber Benge of Pearl, a seventh-grade physical science teacher at Southeast Middle School in in St. Louis, Missouri, graduated from Holmes Community College in May 2008 - even though she only lived in Mississippi for four months during her time as a student. Holmes CC's eLearning program made it possible for her to complete her degree despite being far away.
Paralegal student Terri Spurk of Madison awarded the Jackson Legal Professionals Association Student Scholarship.
Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus sophomore Sarah Fitts of Madison recently won first place in the Word Processing category at the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference held March 25-27 at Mississippi University for Women (The W).
The Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus police department hosted the Mississippi Campus Chiefs and Directors Roundtable on April 2 in the Pat D. McGowan Workforce Training Center. Security chiefs and directors from colleges and universities around the state were in attendance.
Holmes Community College's Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department will host its 2nd Annual Crappie Tournament on Saturday, April 4, at Grenada Lake.
On Tuesday, March 17, students, faculty, and community members gathered in McDaniel Hall Auditorium to hear Chad Moorer read excerpts from his collection of poems, Father of Waters as part of the English Department's annual Arts and Letters Series.
Holmes Community College Grenada Center will be offering an ACT Preparation Workshop April 11 from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Students will be given a review of each section as well as test taking skills.
The English & Foreign Language Department recently announced the 2015 Holmes CC Ridgeland Campus Literary Contest winners.
Faculty and staff from the Goodman, Grenada, and Ridgeland campuses of Holmes Community College recently selected the winners for the prestigious Hall of Fame.
Holmes Community College students Shanequa Alexander of Ridgeland, Leyna Hendley of Madison, Lily Fran McCrory of Lexington, and Alexandria Paton of Kosciusko were honored on March 25 by the Mississippi Legislature for being named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Mississippi Academic Team.
Fine Arts Joint Concert set for March 31
The Kappa Alpha, the Alpha Lambda Sigma, and the Alpha Mu Beta Chapters of Phi Theta Kappa brought home top awards during the 2015 Mississippi/Louisiana (MSLA) Regional Award Ceremony held on the Louisiana State University campus in Baton Rouge this past weekend.
The Alpha Mu Beta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will conduct the Induction Ceremony for Spring 2015 inductees on Thursday, March 26.
Father of Waters: Mississippi Poems to be presented on March 17
The Alpha Lambda Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will conduct the Induction Ceremony for Spring 2015 inductees on Monday, March 2.
Jan Hammack, Holmes Community College alumna ('77) and legal assistant for the corporate counsel of U-Save Auto Rental of America, Inc., will serve as guest speaker for the Ridgeland Campus Holmes Association of Legal Students (HALS) on Monday, Feb. 23 from noon - 1 p.m. in Ridgeland Hall Room 213.
Dr. Tommy Stevenson, chief diversity officer at Mississippi State University (MSU), will serve as guest speaker for the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Alpha Lambda Sigma Chapter Induction Ceremony on the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus on Feb. 23.
Options given for student email from smart phones
Who's Who named at Holmes CC
MyHolmes portal has launched
There was no shortage of faculty, staff, students, friends, and family members present to wish the honoree well during the dedication ceremony for the Joe A. Adams Student Center held on the Ridgeland Campus of Holmes Community College Feb. 6.
Holmes Community College named Jenny Bailey Jones as the new Academic Dean for the Goodman Campus.
Services set for longtime faculty member David Rule
The Holme-Towne Players drama club won first runner-up and individual awards at the Mississippi Theatre Association's Statewide Theatre Festival held Jan. 15-19 at The University of Mississippi.
Ridgeland Campus Union dedication for Joe Adams set for Feb. 6
Out with the old, in with the new. On Feb. 5, Holmes Community College will shut down MyDoghouse and on Feb. 9, officially launch a new student portal with a new look called MyHolmes.
Holmes Ridgeland Campus OTA Program receives 10-year accreditation
The Grenada Arts Partnership: Grenada and Holmes Partner for the Arts proudly present "Back on Broadway" on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Corey Forum at the Grenada Center.
Holmes Community College will introduce a new student portal, MyHolmes, on Feb. 9 which features a new look to go along with the new name.
Holmes Community College awarded a semester of free tuition to two Grenada High School students, Logan Conner and Sierra Miller for the fall of 2015.
Olympia Branch of Durant and Ebonique Martin of Jackson, sophomores in the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program, each received a $1,000 scholarship to further their education during the Eliza Pillars Registered Nurse District IV Annual Scholarship Gala held Dec. 12 at Fondren Hall in Jackson.
President's/Dean's Lists named for Fall 2014
Dr. Daniel Wentland, an instructor in the Business Administration Department at Holmes Community College's Ridgeland Campus and graduate adjunct faculty member at Jackson State University, is proud to announce the release of his fourth book, Is Your Organization a Great Place to Work?
The Holmes Community College Grenada Center has received a $10,000 donation from Advanced Distributor Products (ADP) of Grenada.
On Friday, December 12, Leona "Sissy" Pierce will walk the halls of Holmes Community College's Grenada Center one last time.
Quilts made by Jackie Watkins, administrative assistant/inventory on the Ridgeland Campus of Holmes Community College, are currently featured in the Mississippi Arts Commission Folk Art Apprenticeship gallery.
Holmes Community College sophomore Marvin Miller of Madison was awarded the 2014 Mississippi Association of Developmental Educators (MADE) Student Scholarship during the 33rd Annual MADE Conference.
The Alpha Lambda Sigma chapter of PTK will be hosting Lee Anne Bryan, Educational Specialist at the Eudora Welty House & Museum, on Dec. 8 at 12:30 p.m. in Science Building East Room 126.
A major goal of the Natural Sciences department at Holmes Community College is to provide science students with continuing educational and eventual work opportunities.
For the fifth year in a row, two Paralegal Technology students Holmes Community College's Ridgeland Campus were recently honored by the Mississippi Paralegal Association (MPA) for placing in the 2014 Student Essay Contest.
To help accommodate those negatively affected by this change, Holmes Community College's Ridgeland Campus expanded its GED center, offering a "fully-loaded" full-service preparation and testing center, open to the public in the McGowan Workforce Training Center.
The Holmes Community College music department will present the annual festive concert "Carols of Christmas" in McDaniel Hall Auditorium on the Goodman Campus on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.
The 28th Higher Education Appreciation Day - Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) recognition banquet in February , 2015, will be attended by Holmes Community College's two honorees: Ms. Cindy Dugan and Ms. Lily Fran McCrory.
In an effort to promote degree and credential completion among Mississippi's community college students, Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapters at each of the 15 community colleges will coordinate campus-wide Community College Completion Challenge (C4) events the week of November 17.
Five students in the Power Tool Application class at the Goodman Campus recently showed off their handiwork as part of their four major projects in the class.
Twelve students from Holmes Community College in Goodman were selected to perform in the 2014 All-State Community College Honor Choir that was hosted on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg Sept. 29-30.
Holmes Community College's Humanities Teacher of the Year Stacey Coulter gave the audience something to think about during her humanities lecture on Nov. 4 in the McGowan Center on the Ridgeland Campus.
The SkillsUSA group from the Ridgeland Campus attended the Fall Leadership Conference yesterday at Jones County Junior College.
Jessica Elliott, Holmes Community College's surgical technology program director, was one of those featured in the October issue of The Surgical Technologist, the official national journal of the Association of Surgical Technologists.
The Holme-Towne Players are presenting their fall play "It Runs in the Family" a comedy by Ray Cooney on Nov. 11, 12 and 14 in the Montgomery Fine Arts Auditorium on the Goodman Campus at 7 p.m. with a special dinner theatre on Friday, Nov. 14.
Holmes Community College and Blue Mountain College entered into an articulation agreement that will ensure a seamless transition to Blue Mountain College for Holmes Community College graduates.
Holmes Community College hosted the first Mississippi Ride for Kids, a subset of the national series of motorcycle rides that supports the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF), on Sunday, Oct. 26 on the Ridgeland Campus
The deadline to apply for December graduation at Holmes Community College is Friday, October 31.
Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus business and office technology instructor Katrina Myricks was profiled and featured on the cover of Yes Ma'am magazine, a publication of St. Dominic Hospital, for her story of hope she shares after battling and beating breast cancer.
The Alpha Lambda Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at Holmes Community College in Ridgeland inducted 11 new members into the honor society for two-year college students on Oct. 27 in the McGowan Workforce Training Center.
Jessica Brown presents at TYCAM
The Holmes Community College Board of Trustees named lifelong Grenada resident Michelle Ligon Burney as the new vice president of the Grenada Center.
The Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus Phi Theta Kappa chapter will present The Holmes Arts Showcase at the Renaissance at Colony Park on Thursday, October 23, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
In late September, Holmes Community College instructors Mary Leigh Poole of the Goodman Campus, Jennie Pegg of the Grenada Center and Mark Galtelli from the Ridgeland Campus represented Holmes Community College at 2014 Lamplighter's Conference held at Coahoma Community College.
The Career-Technical Education Department on the Goodman Campus held their annual Meet and Greet on Tuesday, Oct. 7 on the Goodman Campus of Holmes Community College.
Jack L. Holmes has never been a man of few words, but Friday when Holmes Community College placed his name on the library at the Grenada Center his emotions showed through when he talked about his love for the Grenada Center and the city of Grenada.
Holmes Community College English Instructor and Writing Center Director Stacey Coulter has been named the 2014 Humanities Teacher of the Year for Holmes Community College.
NaTunya Johnson of Holmes Community College was named 2013-2014 Rookie Educator of the Year during the Mississippi Business Education Association (MBEA) Conference in Gulfport on September 19.
On September 29, Holmes Community College was given a generous donation of over $200,000 by the James M. Robertson Trust. Robertson was a veteran banking executive from Grenada for over 45 years who passed away in 2012.
We can't see your future, but we can see if you'll pass the GED test!
Hunter Engineering donates welding robot to Goodman CTE Department
Haffey welcomed as ninth Holmes president
The Holmes Community College Board of Trustees named Holmes County native Dr. Jim Haffey as the ninth president of Holmes Community College yesterday in Goodman.
Holmes to present Mississippi Songwriters Showcase
Homecoming 2014 is set for October 18
Ridgeland Campus offers full service GED Testing Center