Veterans Resource Center to host Open House

September 19, 2016

Jackson College will host an open house for veterans in the Veterans Resource Center, Room 235, Bert Walker Hall on Central Campus from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22. Current and future veterans students may learn about benefits, services available, the Student Veterans of America group and more. Meet Veterans Affairs Certifying Official Elizabeth Snell and […]

Comedy of Bill Engvall to kick off Potter Center season

September 16, 2016

Laugh at the comedy of top comedian Bill Engvall when he brings his unique brand of humor to the Potter Center stage for shows at 5 & 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Bill Engvall is a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country. Most recently, Bill was a […]

Jackson College reaches out to those impacted by ITT Tech closings

September 15, 2016

Jackson College invites students affected by the closure of ITT Technical Institutes nationwide to explore options available and has established a single point of contact. ITT students may contact Jackson College transfer coordinator, Jennifer Dorer,, or by phone at 517.787.0800 ext. 8140 to explore options available. “We welcome students whose academic lives have been […]

First Amendment Symposium to commemorate Constitution Day

September 14, 2016

Jackson College will commemorate the “birthday” of the U.S. Constitution with a Symposium on the First Amendment, on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Community Room 2 of Bert Walker Hall. The symposium will feature a panel of four faculty and four students, and each will address the question: “What does the First Amendment […]

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Jackson College

September 7, 2016

Jackson College will host a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at noon Thursday, Sept. 15 on the Potter Center Patio. Visitors can sample great cuisine and listen to music from Los Vaqueros, The Cowboys. This free event is open to students and the community. History In 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim a […]

Jackson College receives ‘veteran-friendly’ Gold Status

August 30, 2016

Committed to the success of student veterans, Jackson College recently earned gold-level status from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency for 2016-17. Jackson College is one of 65 colleges and universities who recently earned bronze-, silver- or gold-level status based on their commitment to providing on-campus, veteran-centric services to student veterans.   The Veteran-Friendly School program, […]

CMT Career Showcase & concert coming!

August 30, 2016

Careers and country music… a partnership initiative between Jackson College and CMT will bring those two together for one night this October! Jackson College will host a Career Showcase highlighting today’s in-demand fields, topped off by a free country music concert featuring performer Courtney Cole on Thursday, Oct. 13. The showcase begins at 5:30 p.m., […]

New loan offering means Jackson College, CP Federal have got your 6!

August 19, 2016

Helping student veterans cover their living expenses, CP Federal Credit Union and Jackson College have joined forces to offer low-cost, short-term loans based on anticipated payment. Veterans may notice a lag time between enrollment and when their educational benefits come in, especially during peak enrollment periods such as fall back-to-school time, said Elizabeth Snell, Veterans […]

Check out 2016-17 Potter Center season!

July 20, 2016

Music, comedy, magic, stage shows and more await audiences in the 2016-17 Potter Center entertainment series!  Tickets are on sale now! The season begins with Grammy nominated comedian, Bill Engvall on Oct. 1, followed by favorite illusionist, The Magic of Bill Blagg Live on Oct. 21. Potter Center welcomes musical stylings of  the Be One […]