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Kara’s Sights & Bites: Pasta has been on Americans’ – and my – mind

By Kara Kimbrough      “After extensive efforts, we regretfully announce that Ronzoni Pastina is being discontinued.” The Jan. 3 announcement from the long-time pasta manufacturer sent shock waves through America. Headlines like, “Pastini fans are devastated!” and “Mourning continues for pastini” dominated the internet and air waves for days. Despite being a pasta lover,…

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U.S. News Taps Mississippi College Master’s in Education for 2023 Best Online Programs Rankings

Taylor Mraz, a full-time teacher at Eastside Elementary School and assistant volleyball coach at Clinton High School, is thankful that Mississippi College offers a Master’s in Education program online. Attending classes and completing assignments and exams remotely have allowed her the flexibility to obtain her advanced degree while not missing a step professionally. When U.S. News…

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Registration open for Living Young Mardi Gras Bash trip

The Clinton Courier The Clinton Therapeutic Recreation Department’s Living Young group will be visiting Louisiana for the Mardi Gras holiday on Saturday, February 11. The 2023 trip to Shreveport-Bossier City will be the city’s seventeenth annual Red River Mardi Gras Bash. Attendees will be treated to an exclusive party during the Krewe of Centaur parade,…

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MC Family Members Can Give a Part of Themselves to Help Save Lives During Campus Blood Drive

What started as an academic bonus for Evie and Isabella Dart became an exceptional way to help give the gift of life. The identical twin sisters, sophomore pre-nursing majors from Ethel, Louisiana, had never donated blood. When their Anatomy and Physiology professor offered extra points to participate in last fall’s Mississippi Blood Services drive on…

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Popular Graduate School Dean, Associate Provost Announces Retirement from Mississippi College

A high-ranking administrator and tenured faculty member who came to Mississippi College as a transfer student from Hinds Community College will be leaving the University after 40 years of exemplary service. Debbie Norris, dean of the Graduate School and associate provost, who shepherded her alma mater through three successful decennial reviews by the Southern Association…

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New MC-CFA agreement expands higher education opportunities for Chick-fil-A employees in Mississippi

Mississippi College leaders say offering scholarships to Chick-fil-A employees and their immediate family members in the Magnolia State is “our pleasure.” A new agreement between the similarly minded organizations will provide significant savings for eligible CFA workers in Mississippi who attend the Christian University. According to the statewide partnership, MC will offer qualified undergraduate commuters…

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Civic Corner: Board of Aldermen Recap – January 16

By Ricki Garrett, PhD, Alderwoman at Large The Board of Aldermen are beginning 2023 with a very substantial plate of issues to work through. Some of the issues have previously been discussed and analyzed, and some of them are new, but all of them will have to be dealt with as soon as possible for…

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Hinds’ female aviation maintenance students buck trends

Special to The Clinton Courier Hinds Community College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) Program has more females enrolled and on track to graduate than it has in the last ten years. Five women enrolled in the Hinds program are bucking stereotypes of what many consider the norms for women’s careers. Jazmyn Perritt of Clinton, Mckynzie Nutt…

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Hinds plans Pitch Banquet

Special to The Clinton Courier The Hinds Community College baseball program will host its inaugural First Pitch Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, January 28, at the Muse Center at Hinds’ Rankin Campus. Christian Ostrander, well-renowned associate head coach and pitching coach at the University of Southern Mississippi, will serve as the program’s guest speaker. “The…

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