Jets baseball team marks strong season; players honored

May 26, 2017

Congratulations to the Jackson College Jets baseball team on another strong season! The Jets finished second in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Eastern Conference, with a conference record of 20-8 and an overall record of 32-17-2. Several individual Jets players have been recognized with season honors: Adam Freiman (infield, sophomore from Warren) – All […]

Softball marks improvement in 2017 season

May 19, 2017

The Jackson College Jets women’s softball team finished their 2017 season with their most wins since 2010, for a record of 19-24-1. Six Jets softball players received conference honors, the most in the program’s history since the return of athletics in 2007! They include: All-Conference 2nd Team: Savannah Young (shortstop, second base; sophomore from Westfield, […]

Front Porch Concert Series hits high note with summer line-up

May 17, 2017

Great music plays on this summer with the 2017 Front Porch Concert Series at Jackson College! The 2017 season of Jackson College’s “Front Porch Series” Concerts this summer will feature the Capital City Brass Band on June 8, Trombonefest on June 18, and will conclude with the Jackson Community Concert Band Pre-July Fourth Concert on June 27. […]

Heritage Center invites community to a special event

May 17, 2017

Learn about the extraordinary friendship between Jackson Junior College alumni, Lt. Zenneth Arthur Pond and Captain William J. Maher, with a special tribute to the Pond family, on Thursday, June 15, from 6-8 p.m. at the Jackson College W.J. Maher Campus. In 2016, a group of Jackson College students pored through journals, tax records and […]

Juneteenth Celebration to feature Phase 5, Shantelle & Terence Hawkins

May 9, 2017

Jackson College will host a Juneteenth Celebration featuring Motown, jazz and gospel music, Saturday, June 17 from 4-9:30 p.m. at the CP Federal City Square, Jackson. Performing will be the band Phase 5, Jackson’s own Shantelle & Terence Hawkins. DJ Jerome Smith will kick off the evening. New this year, Juneteenth will now include a […]

Jackson College alumni shine in their communities!

April 28, 2017

Jackson College alumni can be found working and serving in every corner of our community. Each year, the College features several notable alumni with features on the “alumni wall,” the grand staircase in the Potter Center. Those alumni currently featured include: Charles Birney ‘54 grew up in Jackson. He has fond memories of his days […]

College introduces JetStream platform for registration

April 21, 2017

Jackson College is transitioning to a new student registration and planning software tool, JetStream. Students should meet with their student success navigator soon to learn more about JetStream. This is a user-friendly, visually appealing system that will help students to easily communicate with their navigator, aid in long-term planning and in tracking progress and ultimately […]

Comedian Gallagher brings his farewell tour to Potter Center

April 21, 2017

Gallagher brings his Jokes On You Comedy Tour – his farewell tour — to the Potter Center at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017. The Sledge-O-Matic wielding, watermelon-smashing funnyman Gallagher is listed by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time. He traveled to California in 1969 and started […]

Explore proposal on Hillsdale County Early/Middle College

April 20, 2017

Jackson College invites the community to learn more about opportunities possible with the creation of a Hillsdale County Early/Middle College at one of the several upcoming meetings. The proposed Early/Middle College will be a combined high school and college program. Beginning in the 11th grade, students will complete their high school requirements and enroll in […]

Provost Rebekah Woods selected as one of only 40 nationwide for 2017-18 Aspen Presidential Fellowship

April 20, 2017

JACKSON, Mich. – Dr. Rebekah Woods of Jackson College has been awarded the prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence, a highly selective leadership program aimed at  developing a new cadre of outstanding leaders capable of transforming student success at community colleges across the U.S. The Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization […]