Jackson College to host first Kente Ceremony for graduates

April 27, 2016

Celebrating the achievements of Jackson College’s diverse student population, a new Kente Ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Monday in the Michael Baughman Theatre, Potter Center. Kente graduation celebrations are held on college and university campuses across the United States. “Kente” is a brilliantly colorful fabric that is woven in Africa and is worn in […]

Dance students present free performance

April 26, 2016

Enjoy the talents of students enrolled in Jackson College’s Jazz Techniques class when they present an end-of-the-semester dance concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 in Michael Baughman Theatre, Potter Center. The concert features an eclectic mix of dance styles, including jazz, contemporary and hip hop, choreographed and performed by 12 dance students:  Morgan Bartell, […]

TableTop Gaming Day set at Maher Campus

April 21, 2016

Lovers of games are invited to participate in Concatenation Convention International Tabletop Gaming Day Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the W.J. Maher Campus. Come and enjoy the worlds of math, science and science fiction through a world of gaming. There will be several kinds of games played, but featured will […]

Explore public service careers at expo

April 20, 2016

Jackson College invites students to a Public Safety and Service Career Expo on Thursday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Jets Hangar. Students are invited to learn about job opportunities with several area employers, including the Department of Correction, Jackson City Police, Jackson Sheriff’s Department, Jackson County Sheriff’s Road Patrol, Calhoun […]

Jackson College student veterans help distribute water in Flint

April 20, 2016

Members of the Student Veterans of America Jackson College chapter, along with the Disabled American Veterans, held a water distribution initiative in Flint, Michigan on Saturday, April 16. Participants handed out 7,000 gallons of water to the residents of Flint, who are affected by the lead water exposure. Student Veterans of America is a student group at […]

Jackson College students recognized for academics, service

April 15, 2016

Congratulations to Jackson College students Nicole Cossum-Ready and Todd Roberts, who have been named to the 2016 All-Michigan Academic Team. They were recognized recently at a reception in Lansing presented by Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and the Michigan Community College Association. Nicole Cossum-Ready is a Hillsdale resident who is majoring in business administration. […]

Phelan to head national community college board

April 14, 2016

Dr. Daniel J. Phelan, president of Jackson College, will serve as chair of the American Association of Community College Board of Directors starting in July. Phelan has served on the AACC Board of Directors since 2013, and also served from 2003-06. AACC is a national organization representing nearly 1,200 two-year, associate degree-granting institutions, a national […]

Women of Color Leadership Conference offers time of inspiration

April 5, 2016

Enjoy a special opportunity for fellowship and motivation when Jackson College hosts a Women of Color Leadership Conference on Saturday, April 16 at the Jets Hangar on Central Campus, “It’s Your Time: Inspiring Leadership, Achievement and Self-Esteem.” This will be a time of networking and developing success strategies for women of color in the 21st […]

Fall registration begins in April

April 4, 2016

Registration for fall semester at Jackson College now begins in April! Returning students may register: April 6 for students with 24 or more Jackson College credits; April 7 for students with 12 or more Jackson College credits; April 8 for all returning students. New students may register after attending new student orientation and meeting with […]

New science fiction, fact and fun event, Concatenation Convention, to welcome author

March 29, 2016

concatenation:  A series of interconnected or interdependent things or events, two separate things coming together Bringing together the worlds of science fiction with scientific fact, Jackson College joins with several community partners to present the fun & exciting Concatenation Convention community series over the next several months. Over the coming months, a series of community […]