Transformation has taken place in Utica

March 9, 2017 in Sports

By Tim Ward For years, the only sport that received considerable attention at Hinds Community College was football. Deservedly so. Coach Gene Murphy built the program to national prominence. […]

Foundation gives year of college to 60 Job Corps enrollees

November 8, 2016 in Education

CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – Students at a Mississippi Job Corps center will be among 60 getting a year of tuition-free college education, along with preparation and mentorship. The U.S. […]

Bell Honored For His Good Deeds

September 29, 2013 in Education, News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Link Newswire
UTICA –Mr. Charles Bell, Hinds Community College-Utica Campus student union director and facilities coordinator, has received a Community Service Leadership Certificate of Appreciation for the services of dedicated persons from the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury. For four months, January-April, Bell volunteered his service in helping to complete 97 income tax returns…

MDCC Receives $3.6M in Federal Grants

September 5, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News

Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC) was recently awarded two grants totaling $3,650,000 from the U.S. Department of Education through the Predominately Black Institutions (PBI) Program.

MDCC will receive a minimum of $250,000 per year for five years under the funding formula portion of the program.

Former education leader dies at 86

May 21, 2012 in Education, News, Obituaries, Statewide News

LAKE – (AP) E.E. “Tad” Thrash, who led Mississippi’s higher education system for 19 years as it struggled with desegregation issues related to historic black colleges, died Tuesday, May 2. […]