“Since its establishment in 1928, Copiah-Lincoln Community College has been committed to providing quality education and support services to the students and communities we serve in our seven county district. In serving an economically challenged rural population, affordability and access are vital for the success of our students. Copiah-Lincoln Community College offers a range of educational opportunities in academics, career and technical education, and workforce training needed to close the skills gap in rural, Southwest Mississippi.” — Dr. Jane Hulon, President of Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Name: Copiah-Lincoln Community College
President: Dr. Jane Hulon
Board Chair: Mr. Tommy Sasser
Board of Trustees website: https://www.colin.edu/about/who-we-are/board-of-trustees/
Type of college: Public
Campus setting: Rural
Year established: 1928
Student Characteristics Fall 2017
Total Enrollment: 3,075
African American: 40%
- Copiah-Lincoln Community College is well-known across the state of Mississippi and the country for its unique educational and community programs.
- The college is the only community college in the state with an International award winning Underwater Robotics Team.
- In addition, Copiah-Lincoln Community College led the efforts of having the first county in Mississippi to become ACT Work-Ready.
- In 1990 Copiah-Lincoln Community College began The Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration. The NLCC annually presents a theme-based lecture series enhanced by films, field trips, workshops, exhibits, book signings, concerts, and discussions. The NLCC has been called by official evaluators “Mississippi’s most significant annual conference devoted to literature, history, film, and culture” and has won numerous awards for its outstanding programming.