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2015-16

Holmes announces return of year-round Pell Grant

Holmes announces return of year-round Pell Grant

In a win for students at Holmes Community College and across the nation, the Federal Pell Grant has now returned to year-round status and is available to cover summer school. Students may be eligible to use part of their Federal Pell Grant eligibility for the 2017-2018 academic year to cover expenses for the current summer term as long as they are enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours or half time over the course of the summer. In addition, beginning July 1, the maximum Pell Grant amount has increased by $105 to $5,920 for the 2017/2018 academic year. Read more

Ten Holmes programs ranked by AffordableCollegesOnline.org

Ten Holmes programs ranked by AffordableCollegesOnline.org

Earlier this year, Holmes Community College was named one of the nation's Best Online Community Colleges for 2016 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO), a leader in higher education information, resources and rankings. In addition to the 10 rankings Holmes received for the 2016-2017 school year, the college earned an additional 10 rankings for 2017-2018. Read more

Holmes Community College is now offering a three-hour journalism class for the first time in the institution's history. The class, JOU 1313 – News Writing and Reporting I, is an introductory journalism course designed to teach news writing and reporting.

Holmes offers News Writing, Reporting for Fall '17

Beginning in the fall of 2017, Holmes Community College will offer a three-hour journalism class for the first time in the institution's history. The class, JOU 1313 - News Writing and Reporting I, is an introductory journalism course designed to teach news writing and reporting. Upon completion of this class, students will be able to understand reporting and fact-gathering, utilize various interviewing methods, construct a basic news article, implement source and fact-checking and understand/implement online reporting. For now, JOU 1313 will only be offered as an online course. Read more

Holmes CC Registration

2017 Registration dates set

Holmes Community College  registration for the summer and fall terms began on April 4. The college offers transferable academic courses, the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Applied Science degree, technical certificates and career certificates, as well as workforce training. Holmes offers several campus locations, including the Goodman Campus, the Grenada Campus, the Ridgeland Campus, they Yazoo Center in Yazoo City, the Attala Center in Kosciusko, and the Wood Institute in Mathiston. Read more