Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

September 12, 2019

Jackson College will host a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at noon Thursday, Sept. 19 on the Potter Center Patio. Visitors can sample great cuisine and listen to music from DJ Juan Rayas. This free event is open to students and the community. In case of rain, it will move inside to Bert Walker Hall, Rooms […]

Corrections officers: Complete necessary courses in as little as 6 months!

September 12, 2019

Hundreds of jobs are available with the Michigan Department of Corrections. Jackson College is making it easier for new corrections officers to complete their required college coursework. Due to the high demand for corrections officers and the lack of recruits, the MDOC has changed the standard to become an officer. In the past, one needed […]

The Guess Who kicks off Potter Center season Sept. 21

September 10, 2019

There is no guessing necessary when the Potter Center at Jackson College welcomes the immortal sounds of the classic rock band The Guess Who for one night only, Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. The Guess Who have connected with fans for decades with an exultant hit parade including “These Eyes,” “Clap For the Wolfman,” […]

Faculty contract settled before prior agreement expired

September 3, 2019

At the Aug. 12 meeting of Jackson College Board of Trustees, the Board unanimously approved a faculty labor agreement that will run from Sept. 1, 2019, until Aug. 31, 2022. Both negotiating teams tentatively agreed upon the faculty contract on July 23, more than a month before the expiration of the current labor contract. This […]

Business Roundtable to Focus on Successful Communities

September 3, 2019

What does a successful community look like? Join us as the Enterprise Group of Jackson and Jackson College present the second annual Business Roundtable on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 7:30-9 a.m. in Bert Walker Hall, Community Rooms 144 & 145, Jackson College Central Campus. Communities across the country are challenged with retaining and attracting people to […]

Dr. Edward Mathein honored for service

August 23, 2019

Jackson College congratulates Board of Trustees member Dr. Edward Mathein, named the 2019 Trustee Leadership Award recipient for the Central Region of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). Mathein has served on the Jackson College Board of Trustees since 1998 and was Board Chair from 2008-’12. He is an alumnus of Jackson Junior College, […]

College to bring classes to Jackson’s King Center

August 23, 2019

Connecting with the downtown community, Jackson College will offer classes at the Martin Luther King Community Center later this fall. “This is an intentional effort for the College to connect with the community of Jackson,” said Chief Diversity Officer Lee Hampton. “We have several students who live in the inner city community who either catch […]

Saturday hours help students prepare for fall semester

August 21, 2019

Thinking about college? It’s not too late to get started! Jackson College’s fall semester begins in a couple of weeks. Jackson, Lenawee and Hillsdale campuses will be open Saturday, Aug. 24 to help students. Central Campus Student Services (in Bert Walker Hall) will be open from 9 a.m. to noon. In Lenawee County, Jackson College […]

College welcomes new basketball coach, Joshua Kutchinski

August 21, 2019

Jackson College welcomes new men’s basketball coach Joshua Kutchinski to the Jets program this 2019-2020 season. Kutchinski spent eight years as associate head coach for basketball at Mesa Community College in Arizona, a season as an assistant at Lake Superior State University, and a season as head coach and general manager of operations for the […]

Win a chance to audition for American Idol!

August 20, 2019

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next American Idol? Find out when My ABC is WLAJ presents an Idol Contest on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the Jackson College Central Campus, George E. Potter Center. Registration starts at 1 p.m. and tryouts run from 2-6 p.m. Only the first 200 participants […]