Annual MLK Day Forum Monday to examine American presidency

January 14, 2017

Jackson College will commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an annual forum, “Through the Eyes of Dr. King – The White House: Reflections and Projections.” College and community members are invited to this special event from 2:30-4 p.m. Monday in the Robert Snyder Dining Commons, Potter Center. A panel of leaders […]

Enjoy classics from past & present at Winter Film Series

January 13, 2017

  Explore filmmaking and enjoy movies from classic to contemporary when Jackson College’s 41st Annual Winter Film Series kicks off Jan. 16. The Winter Film Series is held annually at the Michigan Theatre in downtown Jackson as part of the College’s English 210 Introduction to Film class. Community members are welcome. Doors open at 7 […]

College Board of Trustees elects officers

January 13, 2017

The Jackson College Board of Trustees met Monday in their first meeting of 2017 and elected officers for the coming two years. Continuing in their officer positions will be: Sam Barnes, chairman. Barnes is vice president of Commonwealth Associates, Inc., a Jackson engineering firm. In his role at Commonwealth, he manages the Power Generation & […]

Wynonna and The Big Noise to perform at Potter Center

January 12, 2017

After performing as a solo artist for 30 years, country superstar Wynonna is now a singer in a band – Wynonna and the Big Noise. They bring their show to the Potter Center at Jackson College at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. A five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author, Wynonna has always […]

Softball Winter Prospect Camp coming Jan. 22

January 6, 2017

Girls in grades 7-12 are invited to a Softball Winter Prospect Camp at Jackson College on Sunday, Jan. 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Victor Cuiss Fieldhouse on Central Campus. This softball camp welcomes athletes who are looking to continue their softball careers at Jackson College or learn advanced hitting and infield/outfield […]

Live on campus! Student housing openings available

January 5, 2017

Make the most of your college experience with student housing at Jackson College! Rooms are still available for the winter 2017 semester in Campus View student housing! The College offers a unique opportunity among community colleges with the option for students to live on campus. Living on campus can enrich a student’s college experience – […]

‘The Sleeping Beauty’ ballet coming to Potter Center

January 4, 2017

The Russian National Ballet Theatre brings the classic tale “The Sleeping Beauty” to life through ballet, taking the stage at the Potter Center at Jackson College at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. With a timeless score by Tchaikovsky and beautiful choreography by Marius Petipa, the ballet captures the delight, the fantasy and the drama of […]

New bachelor’s degree in culinary management & hospitality approved

January 4, 2017

Students may begin enrolling this fall in Jackson College’s second bachelor’s degree program, a Bachelor of Applied Science in Culinary Management and Hospitality, following recent authorization by the Higher Learning Commission. The College has offered associate degree and certificate options in culinary arts and hospitality for several years, along with several shorter-term credentials that can […]

Consumers Energy Foundation grants $24,000 for new automotive hoist

December 21, 2016

Jackson College is thankful for the generosity of the Consumers Energy Foundation for the recent donation of $24,000 for a new hoist for the automotive technology area. The grant will enable Jackson College to replace existing equipment that is quickly becoming outdated. The current hoist in question is approximately 35 years old, having been installed […]

Robert Burton Sr. to receive 2017 King Medal of Service Award

December 21, 2016

Jackson College is pleased to announce the 2017 recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Medal of Service Award will be Robert L. Burton Sr., a retired educator for Jackson Public Schools who has spent a lifetime helping young people and serving his community. Burton is a native of Holly Springs, Miss., who moved […]