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Pictured is Holmes Fine Arts Department Chair Jay Cheatham, who is teaching painting classes at the Attala Center on June 17 and June 24.

Holmes to offer paint classes at Attala Center

The Holmes Community College Attala Center is offering a class called "Paint It My Way," taught by Fine Arts Chair and art instructor Jay Cheatham, Thursday, June 17 and Thursday, June 24 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Limited Seating Available. Read more

Pictured are members of the Holmes Community College Communications and Marketing/Recruiting departments who placed in the CPRAM Awards Competition. They are (left to right) Barin von Foregger, former Holmes multimedia specialist (now at Mississippi Public Broadcasting); Mary Margaret Busby, APR, public relations specialist/journalism instructor; Bronwyn Martin, director of marketing; Stephanie Wood, graphic designer, and Steve Diffey, director of communications/sports information. Not pictured: Katherine Ellard, public relations specialist/alumni coordinator and Dr. Michelle Burney, vice president for the Grenada Campus.

Holmes wins 9 awards at CPRAM Conference

Members of the Holmes Community College Communications and Marketing/Recruiting departments brought home 9 awards from the 2019 College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) annual conference held May 20-21 on the Holmes Ridgeland Campus. Read more

President's/Dean's Lists named for Spring Semester

Academic and technical students with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President's or Dean's list. To be eligible for such recognition a student must be enrolled in at least twelve semester hours. Read more

Members of the winning team, Mitchell Metal Products, included: (left to right) Brad Love, Trent Adams, Charly Williamson and Austin Taylor.

Foundation holds annual golf tournament at Deerfield

The Holmes Community College Development Foundation, Inc. Golf Classic was held on Wednesday, May 8, at Deerfield Golf Club in Madison. Registration and lunch began at 11 a.m., began at noon and a social was held immediately following the completion of play. Read more

IN THESE PHOTOS:

(top left) Pictured are Chelsea Williams and Jacquelyn Seuser. Williams was the 2019 Ridgeland Campus M.C. McDaniel Scholarship recipient, and Seuser received the Ridgeland Campus Outstanding Phi Theta Kappan Award.
(top middle) Pictured are Courtney Dees, Macie Craddock, Tyler Sloan and Hallie Westbrook. Dees received the Grenada Campus Outstanding Phi Theta Kappan Award, Craddock received the Grenada Campus M.C. McDaniel Scholarship, Sloan was named Goodman Campus M.C. McDaniel Award recipient and Westbrook was named Goodman Outstanding Phi Theta Kappan.
(top right) Pictured are Ridgeland Campus honorees. They are salutatorian Jacquelyn Seuser and valedictorian Garret James Kelley. Not pictured: salutatorian Robert B. Oakes.
(bottom) Pictured are the valedictorians from the Goodman and Grenada campuses; all of whom had a perfect 4.0. They are (left to right) Mary Morgan Stafford, Hallie Westbrook, Lake Shipp, Makenzie Ryals, Bradford James, James Swinney, Tyler Sloan, Loftin Price and Nickolas Bails.

Holmes graduates class of 2019

Holmes Community College held its 91st commencement exercises on May 10 in Frank Branch Coliseum on the Goodman Campus. The ceremony for Goodman and Grenada campuses and the Attala Center was held at 10 a.m. The ceremony for the Ridgeland Campus and the Yazoo City location was held at 2 p.m. Read more

Pictured are the 2019 Ridgeland Campus ADN graduates prior to their Pinning Ceremony. They are (front row, left to right) Brittany Jones, Kristen Lee, Kelsey Oswalt, Ashley Nicole Ashley, Alexis Topik, Stephanie Paul, Katherine Middleton, Soma Dhar, Crystal Anderson, Madalyn Morris, Kaylee Butts, Veronica Rivers, Tori Sprowles, Gabriel Bridgeman, Crystel Sayles, (back row, left to right) Natasha Hudson, Emily Baldwin, Brooke Boteler, Kaitlyn Westcott, Shelby Smith, Madison Clausel, Kelsey Smith, Aqila Moses, Jessica Knott, Rebecca Dickard, Sam Jones, Alice Shelton and Aliesha Hudson.

Ridgeland Campus nursing students honored

The Ridgeland Campus of Holmes Community College held a Pinning Ceremony for the graduating Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Class of 2019 on May 8 at Ridgeland High School. Twenty-eight students graduated from the program. Read more

Pictured is Shea Coleman, the surgical technology instructor on the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus, who was elected president of the Mississippi State Assembly of Surgical Technology.

Coleman named president of state surgical technology association

Travia Shea Coleman, the surgical technology instructor on the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus, was elected president of the Mississippi State Assembly of Surgical Technology. Coleman was elected president on Feb. 22, and will serve in this role until 2021. Previously, Coleman served as vice president for two years and on the board of directors for two years. Read more

PN students recognized at Miss. LPN Association Convention

The Practical Nursing students attended the Mississippi LPN Association convention in Biloxi (IP Casino) April 9-11. The students attended sessions on a variety of topic such as NCLEX Preparation, Lab Values Made Easy, Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy and Nursing with Purpose. Read more

Pictured with (back) Holmes President Dr. Jim Haffey are the nine 2019 retirees. They are (left to right) Chief Christopher Dill, Nona Horne, Julie Muse, Dr. Fran Cox, Dr. Myra Harville, Dr. Donna Banks, Diann Parker-Barr, Jackie Thurman and Carolyn Ratliff.

Nine employees retire from Holmes

Nine Holmes Community College employees who are retiring after the 2018-19 school year were honored during a reception April 26 at the President's Home on the Goodman Campus. Retirees from the Goodman Campus include: Dr. Donna Banks, Dr. Fran Cox, Nona Horne and Jackie Thurman. Retirees from the Grenada Campus are Dr. Myra Harville, Diann Parker-Barr and Carolyn Ratliff. Chief Christopher Dill and Julie Muse are retiring from the Ridgeland Campus. Read more

Holmes Ridgeland Campus Vice President Dr. Don Burnham accepts the donation on behalf of the Holmes Foundation from Barney Daly, President of Metro-Commercial Lending for Trustmark National Bank.

Holmes Foundation receives $1K Grant from Trustmark

Trustmark Bank donated a $1000 grant check to the Holmes Community College Development Foundation. Dr. Lindy McCain, Executive Director of the Foundation, requested and was approved for funding through Trustmark's grant program. The monies will be used for the purchase of STEM lab supplies district-wide. Read more

(top photo) Pictured are the SkillsUSA winners from the Ridgeland Campus. They are (front row, left to right) Kasey Bruckner of Madison, Edalit Viveros of Madison, Mayson Reeves of Flora, (back row, left to right) Tyler Thrash of Lena and Hilton Ladner of Madison.

(bottom photo) Pictured are the SkillsUSA winners from the Goodman Campus. They are (front row, left to right) Corey Boone of Canton, Reed Hasty of Benton, Yernita Parham of Sallis, Hallie Westbrook of Pickens, Audrey Elmore of Jackson, Jada Ware of Greenwood, Lyndsey Williams of Kosciusko, (back row, left to right) Welding and Cutting Technology instructor Ben Lewis, Automotive Technology instructor Derrick Rainey, HVAC instructor Jeffrey Cotten, William Montgomery of Bentonia, Michael Hood of Canton, Logan Burchfield of Kosciusko, Jon William Garrett of Goodman, Nathan Cagle of McCool, Mason Harris of Ackerman, Alyssa McLemore of Lexington, Chloe Clark of Ethel, Katelyn Powers of Carthage, Mailey Melton of Yazoo City, Cosmetology instructor Christie Adams, Devin Leal of Bentonia, Engineering Technology instructor Cham Blain and Engineering Technology instructor Will Alexander.

Holmes shines at 2019 SkillsUSA State Conference

The SkillsUSA chapters from Holmes Community College's Goodman and Ridgeland campuses successfully competed in the 2019 SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference held April 8-10. The winners were recognized during a ceremony on April 10 at the Jackson Marriott. Overall, Holmes took home 13 awards: eight from the Goodman Campus and five from Ridgeland. Read more

IN THESE PHOTOS: 
(top left) The judge for the MCCCWA competition in the Fiction Category, (right) award-winning author Michael Farris Smith, is pictured with first place winner, Holmes Goodman Campus student Hayden Mitchell of Kosciusko.
(top right) The judge for the MCCCWA competition in the Literary Essay Category, (right) Belhaven University English Chair Dr. Don Hubele, is pictured with second place winner, Ridgeland Campus student Kamilah Brown of Jackson. 
(bottom) The judge for the MCCCWA competition in the Poetry Category, (right) poet/artist Paula Lambert, is pictured with Honorable Mention winner, Goodman Campus student Amira Wallace of Jackson. 

Not pictured: Devin Ammons of Bentonia.

Holmes hosts 2019 state creative writing workshop, celebrates 7 awards won

Creative writing students from across the state gathered on the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus on Friday, April 12, to receive their accolades as they were announced winners in the 2019 Mississippi Community College Creative Writers Association competition. During the awards ceremony portion of the workshop, Holmes was recognized with seven awards. Read more

Pictured is Bradford James, a Holmes Community College Grenada Campus sophomore who was awarded the prestigious Lyceum Scholarship from the University of Mississippi.

Grenada student receives prestigious UM Lyceum Scholarship

Holmes Community College sophomore Bradford James, son of Tange and Dan James, recently received the prestigious Lyceum Scholarship from the University of Mississippi. The scholarship provides full resident tuition for two years. James will graduate from Holmes on May 10 and will begin his studies at Ole Miss as an accounting major in the fall of 2019. Read more

Commencement exercises set for May 10

The Ninety-First Commencement Exercises are set for Friday, May 10 in Frank Branch Coliseum on the Goodman Campus. Goodman and Grenada graduates will take part in the 10 a.m. ceremony while Ridgeland graduates will have a ceremony at 2 p.m. Read more

Holmes Community College was recently ranked third in the 2019 Best Online Community Colleges in Mississippi list provided by SR Education Group.

Education group ranks Holmes as a top online community college

Holmes Community College was recently ranked third in the 2019 Best Online Community Colleges in Mississippi list provided by SR Education Group. A leading education research publisher, SR Education Group was founded in 2004 with the mission to create authoritative online resources for students seeking an online education program that best suits their budget and career aspirations. Read more

Pictured are all of the awards recipients following the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus Honors Day held April 9 in the McGowan Center. They are (front, left to right) Chelsea Williams, Andrea Bonner, Savanna Moore, Gabriel Bridgeman, Aurora Sant'Angelo, Lee Cummings, Samantha Endsley, Victoria Alexander, (second row, left to right) Antonio Benson, Zachary McInnis, Terry Williams, Joshua Patton, Mallory Walker, Kamilah Brown, Kempseyann Barnett, Matthew Welch, Daniel Hits, Joshua Hinkle, (back row, left to right) Victoria Hines, David Humphreys, Lucas Langford, William Bilbro, Peyton Montgomery, Abby Hudson, Reece Dent, Rodney Burch, Bekah Misner, Henry Simmons, Thomas Vinson, Haley Mathiews and Tressa Harris.

Ridgeland Campus holds 2019 Honors Day

The Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus recognized its students' achievements and honors during the 2019 Honors Day Program held April 9 in the McGowan Workforce Training Center. Representatives from each academic and career-technical program presented awards to students who have shown excellence in their given major, program or extracurricular activity. Other special awards were given, as well, in various categories. Read more

Pictured are 2019 Sports Hall of Fame inductees with (far left) Holmes President Dr. Jim Haffey. The inductees are (left to right) Robert William Gates, football; John Anthony “Tony” Stanford, football; Sheila Sullivan Hickman, women’s basketball coach; Richard Wayne Akins, football and Gregory Neal Holloway, soccer.

Holmes inducts five into 2019 Sports Hall of Fame

On April 4, the Holmes Community College Alumni Association inducted five former athletes into the 2019 Sports Hall of Fame in Frank Branch Coliseum in Goodman. The inductees included: John Anthony "Tony" Stanford, football; Gregory Neal Holloway, soccer; Richard Wayne Akins, football; Robert William Gates, football, and Sheila Sullivan Hickman, women's basketball coach. Read more

Pictured is (center) Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann with Holmes instructors at a College and Career Fair in Canton on Feb. 14. Secretary Hosemann not only supports Holmes at local events, but provided a scholarship though the Hosemann Family Autism Foundation that enabled 20 teachers to complete PSY 2543 – Applied Behavior Analysis at Holmes. 
(Photo credit: Leah Rupp Smith, Assistant Secretary of State of Communications)

Hosemann Foundation provides scholarship to local educators for new Holmes course

An advocate for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is helping more Mississippians gain credentials to work in the field. One such way is through the Applied Behavior Analysis Scholarship for Teachers, provided by the Hosemann Family Autism Foundation. The scholarship was offered to the first 20 Mississippi educators that applied, registered and passed the PSY 2543 - Applied Behavior Analysis course at Holmes Community College that began on Jan. 22. Read more

The Holmes Community College Yazoo Center is pleased to announce the addition of new workforce training/community course offerings for the spring of 2019.

Yazoo Center to offer job readiness courses

The Holmes Community College Yazoo Center is pleased to announce the addition of new workforce training/community course offerings for the spring of 2019. Located at 637 East 15th St., the Yazoo County Economic Development and Educational Center will serve as the site for job success preparation courses. Read more

Regina Gray, a Ridgeland Campus Growl staff reporter, poses for a photo with her certificates following the Better Newspaper Contest Awards Presentation. Gray won a second place award for Best Sports Feature and a third place award for Best Sports News Story. The Growl won third for General Excellence.

Growl staff garners awards at journalism conference

Six Holmes Community College students attended the annual O.C. McDavid Journalism Conference on Thursday, March 28 at the Two Mississippi Museums. Growl newspaper reporter Regina Gray, a sophomore on the Ridgeland Campus, was recognized during the conference for winning tow awards in the Better Newspaper Contest: Student Division. The Growl also took home third place in General Excellence. Read more

Pictured are the Goodman Campus Creative Writing Contest winners. They are (left to right) Alyssa Allbritton of Jackson, Amira Wallace of Jackson and Hayden Mitchell of Kosciusko. Not pictured: Hallie Westbrook of Pickens.

Goodman Campus announces Creative Writing Contest winners

Each year, the Goodman Campus holds a Creative Writing Contest. All winners receive cash prizes furnished by the Holmes Foundation. First and second place winners are forwarded to the Mississippi Community College Creative Writing Association contest and will be published in Holmes' Creative Writing Journal, "Reflections." Read more

Pictured is (left) Grenada Public Schools special education teacher Marie Lane speaking with Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann at ABA Capitol Day on March 19. Lane just finished they ABA course at Holmes that Secretary Hosemann provided a scholarship for through his family’s foundation.

Grenada educator, Holmes dean speak at ABA Capitol Day

Marie Lane, a special education teacher for Grenada Public Schools, and Dr. Jenny Jones, Goodman Campus academic dean/Attala Center director, represented Holmes Community College at the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Capitol Day on Tuesday, March 19. Lane was one of 15 Mississippi educators who received the Applied Behavior Analysis Scholarship for Teachers, provided by the Hosemann Family Autism Foundation. Read more

Winners of the Annual Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) District Junior High Math Competition, held at Holmes Community College on March 22, included: (left to right) second place for eighth grade, Dhanush Kondbathani, Germantown Middle School; first place for eighth grade, Leo Mei, Madison Middle School; first place for seventh grade, Landon Tu, Madison Middle School and second place for seventh grade, Andy Lu, Madison Middle School.

Holmes host MCTM Junior High Math Competition

On Friday, March 22, the Holmes Community College Mathematics Department hosted the Annual Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) District Junior High Math Competition for area seventh and eighth grade students in the Joe A. Adams Student Center on the Ridgeland Campus. Read more

Pictured are Lisa Anglin and Bethany Miller, both of whom received the Phi Theta Kappa Horizon Advisor Award.

Anglin, Miller honored with Phi Theta Kappa Horizon Advisor Award

Holmes Community College mathematics instructor Lisa Anglin and Trek coordinator Bethany Miller were both honored with the regional Phi Theta Kappa Horizon Advisor Award. This is an honor bestowed on Phi Theta Kappa chapter advisers in recognition of exemplary service and dedication to the mission of the organization. Read more

Pictured is Abigail Wilkerson of Madison, a sophomore on the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus, who has been named a 2019 Phi Theta Kappa New Century Scholar.

Wilkerson named Phi Theta Kappa New Century Scholar

Abigail Wilkerson of Madison, a sophomore on the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus, was named a 2019 Phi Theta Kappa New Century Transfer Pathway Scholar and will receive a $2,250 scholarship. This is the first time in school history that a Holmes student has received this honor, which is bestowed upon the students who receive the highest All-USA Academic Team application scores in their state. Read more

Pictured are the 2019 Goodman Campus Hall of Fame inductees. They are (front row, left to right) Mary Morgan Stafford, Alexis McBride, Vivian Shipp Lake, (back row, left to right) Christopher Nalls and Tyler Sylvester Sloan.

Goodman Campus announces 2019 Hall of Fame

Each year, Holmes Community College faculty and staff members select the winners for the prestigious Hall of Fame. This year, the Hall of Fame inductees from the Goodman Campus included: Alexis McBride of Kosciusko, Christopher Nalls of North Carrollton, Vivian Lake Shipp of Benton, Tyler Sylvester Sloan of Choctaw and Mary Morgan Stafford of Kilmichael. Read more

Pops Concert set for April 30 at Grenada Campus

Since 1993, the annual Pops Concert from the Holmes Community College Choral Music Department has been one of the major concerts at the college. This year, however, due to the renovation of McDaniel Hall on the Goodman Campus, the concert "A Night to Remember" will be moved to the Corey Forum on the Grenada Campus on Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. Read more

Pictured is Ridgeland Campus Financial Aid Advisor Mary Haralson , who earned a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Belhaven in December.

Haralson earns Master of Healthcare Administration

At Holmes Community College, it's not just the students who are continually furthering their education. Ridgeland Campus Financial Aid Advisor Mary Haralson earned a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration in December and wants to encourage others to never give up on their dreams. Read more

Pictured are the 2019 Grenada Campus Hall of Fame inductees. They are (left to right) Courtney Dees, Macie Craddock, Bradford James and Kendall Preston.

Holmes Grenada Campus announces 2019 Hall of Fame

Each year, Holmes Community College faculty and staff members select the winners for the prestigious Hall of Fame. This is the highest honor a student can achieve at the institution. This year, the Hall of Fame inductees from the Grenada Campus included: Macie Craddock, Courtney Dees, Bradford James and Kendall Preston. Read more

Pictured are the Ridgeland Campus Creative Writing Contest winners. They are (left to right) William Sutherland, Devin Ammons, Samantha Endsley, Hailey Pittman and Satoshi Maehata. Not pictured: Kamilah Brown and Rachel Hairston.

Ridgeland Campus announces Creative Writing Contest winners

Each year, the Ridgeland Campus holds a Creative Writing Contest. All winners receive cash prizes furnished by the Holmes Foundation. First and second place winners are forwarded to the Mississippi Community College Creative Writing Association contest and will be published in Holmes's Creative Writing Journal, Reflections. Read more

Colleges hold Capitol Day in Jackson

JACKSON- In an effort to get the Mississippi Legislature's attention, Community College presidents, faculty, and students reminded everyone at a Capitol building press conference, community/junior colleges provide a vast array of educational and economic opportunities for everyone. Additionally, the two-year college system also provides a healthy return on every dollar spent on the nation's oldest community college system. MACJC Legislative Co-chair and Jones College President, Dr. Jesse Smith encouraged legislators to "face the facts." Read more

Pictured is Elizabeth Shelby, an administrative assistant for Holmes Community College's admissions and financial aid offices, who completed the Paralegal Technology program at Holmes and passed the Accredited Legal Professional Exam.

Shelby earns paralegal certification

Holmes Community College administrative assistant Elizabeth Shelby completed the Paralegal Technology program at Holmes and passed the Accredited Legal Professional Exam given by the National Association of Legal Professionals. Shelby, who works in admissions and financial aid on the Ridgeland Campus, plans to continue her education at Mississippi State University and eventually earn a master's degree. Read more

Pictured is recent Holmes Community College alumna Sykina Butts of Kilmichael. Butts recently landed a research assistant position with the University of Utah’s Applied Cognition Lab for the summer of 2019.

Holmes alumna lands University of Utah assistantship

Recent Holmes Community College alumna Sykina Butts of Kilmichael landed a research assistant position with the University of Utah's Applied Cognition Lab for the summer of 2019. As a research assistant, she will assist cognitive psychologists Dr. Joel Cooper and David Strayer with studies concerning the measurement of driver attention and distraction. Butts first met Dr. Cooper when Phi Theta Kappa honor society hosted a "Think and Drive" seminar on Oct. 16 on the Holmes Grenada Campus. Read more

Pictured is Jay Wilson, a history instructor on the Holmes Community College Grenada Campus, who has been named the 2019 Humanities Teacher of the Year. He will present his lecture, “Mississippi’s Monumental Men: Jefferson Davis and J. Z. George,” on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. in the Corey Forum on the Grenada Campus.

Holmes selects Wilson as Humanities Teacher of the Year

Jay Wilson, a history instructor on the Grenada Campus, was selected as the 2018-2019 Holmes Community College Humanities Teacher of the Year. He will deliver his scholarly presentation, "Mississippi's Monumental Men: Jefferson Davis and J. Z. George," on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. in the Corey Forum on the Grenada Campus. The lecture is free and the public is encouraged to attend. A reception will follow the presentation. Read more

President's/Dean's Lists named for Fall Semester

Academic and technical students with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President's or Dean's list. To be eligible for such recognition a student must be enrolled in at least twelve semester hours. Read more

HEADWAE taps Anglin, Westbrook 2019 Holmes award recipients

HEADWAE taps Anglin, Westbrook 2019 Holmes award recipients

Lisa Anglin, a mathematics instructor, and Hallie Westbrook of Pickens, an architectural engineering and accounting student, have been named Holmes Community College's honorees for the Legislature's HEADWAE (Higher Education Appreciation Day - Working for Academic Excellence) program for 2019. Read more

Front row: Monica Mallet, Jordan King, Ingalls Instructor and Test Saul Marquez, Ben Skelton, Matthew Moore, Brandon Purvis, Workforce Coordinator Mandy Burrell and Ingalls General Foreman/Recruiter Gene Ivey. Back row: Instructor Michael Thompson, Garrett Alston, Jadarius Melton, Martel Myers, Dylan Lee, Clint Miller, Clint Cook and Instructor Tim Townsend.

Ingalls Shipbuilding partners with Attala Center for shipfitting class

Holmes Community College partnered with Ingalls Shipbuilding in the fall for a 14-week shipfitting class at the Attala Center in Kosciusko. The class finished last week, and after Ingalls' representatives administered one final test, all class members were offered jobs and began employment at Ingalls this week. The remaining members were offered jobs with local companies. Read more

Spring 2019 Registration underway

Holmes Community College registration for the spring term began on Nov. 5. The college offers transferable academic courses, the Associate of Arts degree, the Associate of Applied Science degree, technical certificates and career certificates, as well as workforce training. Read more

Military Appreciation Night set for Nov. 8

November 8 is Military Appreciation Night at Holmes Community College. All military (both active and retired) will be admitted free to tomorrow night's basketball games at 6/8 p.m. in Frank Branch Coliseum. Read more

Pictured are students in the Paralegal Technology program, which was ranked No. 5 by SR Education Group.

Educational group ranks Paralegal program No. 5

Holmes Community College's paralegal program was recently ranked No. 5 in the 2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges listing. The full list, compiled by SR Education Group, can be found at their website, https://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/degrees/paralegal?utm_source=IMAP&utm_medium=email#most-affordable-associate. Read more

Foundation announces Killebrew Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship honoring the late Bobby Eugene and JoAnn Robertson Killebrew is being established at Holmes Community College. The Killebrews lived in Durant until 1976, and thereafter in Forest before Mrs. Killebrew passed away in 2013 and Mr. Killebrew in 2016. Read more

The Holmes Yazoo Center is offering Success Skills I and Residential Wiring this fall.

Yazoo Center offering fall community courses

The Holmes Community College Yazoo County Educational Center is offering community classes this fall. Two of the courses - Success Skills I and Residential Wiring - still have spots available for those who are interested. Read more

Homecoming 2018 is set for Oct. 20

Homecoming 2018 is set for Saturday, Oct. 20 on the Goodman Campus with activities starting at 9:30 a.m. and lasting until the end of the football game against Mississippi Delta Community College. Read more

Pictured are Holmes employees recognized for milestone years of service to the college.

Holmes recognizes faculty, staff for years of service

On Monday, Aug. 6, Holmes Community College celebrated the upcoming 2018-2019 school year with a "Running of the Bull(dog)s" themed Opening Convocation on the Goodman Campus. The day included: a breakfast social, a mechanical bull riding competition, an introduction of new employees, a president's message, break-out sessions and recognition of those who have reached milestones for their years of service to Holmes. Read more

Holmes Community College Workforce Development will hold an Electrical Lineman Program information meeting for those interested in being a part of the Fall 2018 cohort on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 5 p.m. in the Science and Mathematics Building auditorium on the Goodman Campus.

Electrical Lineman Program info session set for Aug. 28

Holmes Community College Workforce Development will hold an Electrical Lineman Program information meeting for those interested in being a part of the Fall 2018 cohort on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 5 p.m. in the Science and Mathematics Building auditorium on the Goodman Campus. The meeting is mandatory for all potential students who are interested in applying to the 16-week training program. Read more

McGowan Center

Ridgeland Campus offers evening Adult Education classes

Holmes Community College is now offering evening High School Equivalency (HSE) classes on the Ridgeland Campus. The classes, which begin on July 24 and will continue throughout the school year, will be offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. in the McGowan Workforce Training Center. Read more