Jackson College earns Military Friendly® Designated Status

February 26, 2019

Jackson College takes pride in educating military veterans and their families. The College’s efforts and dedication have been recognized with a Military Friendly® Schools Designation from VIQTORY (previously Victory Media), which has evaluated schools for this ranking for 10 years.

Jackson College has been awarded “Designated Status” as a Military Friendly® School. This recognizes the College’s services and support for veterans, active military, and their family members. The College’s Veterans Resource Center, located in Bert Walker Hall, helps student veterans enroll in their education and find success in their courses. They may receive guidance with their GI Bill education benefits and academic advising, all while enjoying space where they can connect with others. A Student Veterans of America group welcomes all student and family members. The College enrolls about 140 military-connected students each year.

“This national status, along with our Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) gold-level recognition, lends credence to the Jackson College commitment to our military-connected student population,” said Randall Locke, veterans resource representative. “We strive to improve, and these external reviews and acknowledgments, complemented by the success of our students, let us know we’re on the right track.”

The Military Friendly® Schools list has come to set the standard for higher education institutions to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. Institutions earning the Military Friendly designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey completed by the College. This year, 766 schools earned this prestigious designation.

The 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine. Find the list at http://www.militaryfriendly.com.

veteran center photo

Veterans Center offers military-connected students a place to receive assistance, study, or relax and connect with other students.