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Hinds CC to graduate more than 800 students in Friday ceremonies

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Hinds Community College will confer more than 1,300 credentials to 811 students at the fall 2015 graduation ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 18.

Students will receive either one-year career certificates or two-year technical certificates for career-technical programs or associate degrees in one of three ceremonies at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. Some students are receiving more than one credential.

Graduating summa cum laude, with 4.0 grade point averages, are 156 students. Ninety-two graduate magna cum laude with GPAs of 3.6 to 3.99, and 135 graduate cum laude with GPAs of 3.2 to 3.59.

All nursing and allied health graduates will receive their degrees at 8 a.m. Bobbie Anderson, dean emeritus of Hinds’ Jackson Campus-Nursing Allied Health Center, is the speaker for the nursing graduate ceremony.

Ceremonies for academic and career-tech graduates are at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jeff Hughes, a 27-year math teacher at the college, speaks to those graduates.

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