Transfer Week — Tips for a Successful Transfer!

October 16, 2020

It’s National Transfer Student Week, Oct. 19 – 23! To celebrate, Jackson College wants to provide our students with the necessary information and resources to help make their transfer journey as smooth as possible. Make sure to check back for more transfer tips and events hosted by four-year colleges and universities! 1. Ask Questions and […]

Cross country keeps on running

October 12, 2020

In a season like no other, Jackson College’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams are enjoying the opportunity to continue to train and prepare for their upcoming competitions! “Practices have been going great. The runners are super excited for the season,” said head coach Serafin Llerena. The Jets women are coming off a strong year that […]

Students face challenges during pandemic

October 12, 2020

Jackson College students, like others across the nation, have adapted quickly to changing times during this COVID-19 pandemic. And they have carried on like champions in the face of adversity and change. Many juggle online learning with busy home lives, economic hardship, and technology issues. Still, they persist. Read more about how students are not […]

Remember FOAM: 4 ways to stop spread of COVID-19

October 12, 2020

Jackson College science chair and virologist Dr. Matthew Badtke has  monitored the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the summer he revised a public health course to  cover the virus and the public health  response. He offers an acronym, FOAM, to remember four steps to fight the spread of the virus.   Face mask The mask is critical. A […]

Welcome to Fall

October 12, 2020

Fall certainly looks different in the pandemic. While most learning continues online, we have welcomed some students to housing, a few in-person classes as well as a few ground-based, hands-on labs – each with extensive life safety measures in place. Students are adjusting to the changes in learning platforms and adhering to our safety requirements. […]

Earn 3 credits in 3 weeks with intersession classes

October 5, 2020

Jackson College students can earn three credits in just three weeks with Jackson College’s new “intersession” classes. Intersession classes will be offered online over the break between fall and winter semesters, beginning Dec. 21 and ending Jan. 8. “Intersession provides an additional opportunity for traditional, personal interest, and guest students to get ahead in their […]

Free college: New Connect With My Future Program offers opportunity for college credential

October 1, 2020

Free college for those who qualify! Boosting Michigan’s skilled workforce and offering free education to those lacking a college credential, Jackson College and Michigan Works! Southeast have come together to offer select certificate programs for free through Connect With My Future, designed for those who: Have some credits and want to return to college Are […]

Take advantage of more class options for fall

September 29, 2020

Don’t push pause on your future during these uncertain times. There is still time to register for fall semester classes at Jackson College! More 5-week and 7-week classes begin in October and November. Start or continue your college experience with the convenience, safety and affordability of Jackson College! Students may choose from more options and […]

Potter Center Virtual Series planned

September 22, 2020

With performing arts venues closed in the region, the Potter Center at Jackson College will offer a Virtual Series, free for the community, this fall. “We were looking for ways to engage our patrons, to let our patrons know we are still thinking of them,” said Sandra Phelan, operations coordinator. “Fall tours have been canceled […]

College discontinues aviation program, Flight Center

September 21, 2020

Jackson College leadership has made the difficult decision to discontinue operations at the College Flight Center at the Jackson County Airport, effective after this fall 2020 semester. The following is a statement from Jeremy Frew, vice president of academics and student services:  “Due to a couple of recent developments presented to Jackson College, the Leadership […]