College offering students a boost for fall from CARES Act

August 7, 2020

Would $2,000 help with college expenses this fall? Jackson College is offering students $2,000 for the fall semester from unused federal CARES Act funding, available in addition to other aid that students may receive. In June, the College invited students to apply for emergency aid from the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, part of […]

Jackson College recognizes outstanding citizens

July 30, 2020

Jackson College will honor four local citizens with awards for 2020.   Woodrow Wilson Jr. receives the 2020 Dr. Ethelene Jones Crockett Distinguished Alumni Award.   Evelyne Jones and Albert Krieger both receive 2020 Distinguished Service Awards.   Nurse administrator Courtney McIntosh receives the Second Lt. Zenneth Pond Soaring Young Alumni Award.   Dr. Ethelene Jones Crockett Distinguished Alumni Award   The Dr. Ethelene Jones Crockett Distinguished Alumni Award honors an alumnus who has gone above […]

Jackson College’s first dental hygiene cohort graduates

July 22, 2020

Jackson College’s first cohort of dental hygiene graduates ran into an unexpected ending to their educational journey, but the first class finished their requirements this summer! “We are very proud of our first graduating class,” said Pat Guenther, program director. “There is a huge demand right now for dental hygienists, especially with the COVID virus. […]

College to offer new esports certificate programs

July 17, 2020

Building on Jackson College’s establishment of an esports team in 2019, students can now prepare for careers in this growing field with two new certificate programs, Esport Management and Esport Design. Jackson is currently the only community college in Michigan offering esport certificate programs. The popularity of esports has skyrocketed over the last decade, with […]

Student-athletes make the grade with NJCAA, MCCAA Academic Awards

July 16, 2020

The Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) and the National Junior College Athletic Association announced the 2019-20 NJCAA and MCCAA Academic Award winners this week. Jackson College has seven teams earn both MCCAA and NJCAA All-Academic Team honors, with 75 individual Jets student-athletes receiving recognition. To earn team honors, a team must have a cumulative GPA […]

Most fall sports move to winter following NJCAA action

July 15, 2020

Following recommendations from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Presidential Advisory Council and Board of Regents, the NJCAA has announced its adjusted plan of action for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year. Following the Board of Regents’ vote on Monday, a majority of competition will be moved to the second semester, due to the COVID-19 […]

College to distribute emergency assistance to eligible students from CARES Act

June 22, 2020

Jackson College students who incurred qualifying expenses related to the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for emergency aid. Funding will come from the College’s share of the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, part of the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Jackson College received $3.89 million from the CARES […]

How can online learning benefit you?

June 22, 2020

Jackson College’s learning has gone online, continuing to serve students via a virtual campus. Online learning has grown in popularity, for many reasons: FLEXIBILITY: With the opportunity to log on whenever it fits your schedule, it can definitely make life easier. Students may choose to do their classwork when and where they want it, whether […]

Jackson College to close Friday in celebration of Juneteenth

June 18, 2020

In recognition of the Juneteenth Celebration Day, Jackson College will give all employees and students a day off Friday, June 19. Juneteenth – a blend of the words June and nineteenth – commemorates the day in 1865 that Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger of the Union Army landed in Galveston, Texas, and informed slaves there that […]

Top reasons to attend Jackson College

June 15, 2020

Great Reputation — Satisfied employers and successful graduates tell us that our quality programs are well-recognized in the area. Sought-After Career Fields – Programs that help you land that perfect job, such as business and information technology. Transfer Opportunities – Start at the College and benefit from the affordability and excellent instruction, then transfer to […]