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Holmes Community College was recently named Mississippi’s Best Community College by Stacker on its list of “Best Community College in Every State.”

Stacker names Holmes Best Community College in Mississippi

Holmes Community College was recently named Mississippi's Best Community College by Stacker on its list of "Best Community College in Every State." Offering an accessible education that helps students prepare for promising careers, Holmes was ranked for standing out in both quality and affordability. Read more

Pictured are (left to right) Ridgeland Campus Vice President Dr. Don Burnham, Goodman Campus Vice President Andy Wood, Homecoming Queen Mikayla Williams and Alumni Association President Dr. James Young.

Williams crowned Holmes Homecoming Queen

On Thursday, Nov. 12, Holmes Community College hosted its annual Homecoming celebration on the Goodman Campus. Because of COVID-19, the college did not hold a day full of activities as the school traditionally does, but the Homecoming Court was still recognized. Mikayla Williams of Yazoo City, daughter of Bernitta Jones and Darion Williams, was crowned 2020 Homecoming Queen at halftime. Goodman Campus Vice President Andy Wood crowned the queen, Alumni Association President Dr. James Young presented her robe and Ridgeland Campus Vice President Dr. Don Burnham presented her flowers. Prior to the Homecoming Court Presentation, the Holmes Marching Band, directed by Jeffrey Brown and Terry Miller, performed on the field. Read more

Community Colleges join Mississippi Optical Network

Jackson, Miss. (November 12, 2020) -- C Spire is adding 15 community colleges to the Mississippi Optical Network (MissiON) just 26 months after completing a major technology upgrade of the state's science and technology research and development arm -- increasing capacity and expanding the size of the consortium. Read more