News Archive 2018

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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

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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