Jackson College tiny homes to welcome families to campus

January 21, 2021

Campus View 4 tiny homes, a living and learning community, will open in March 2021. These new residences are designed to welcomes students with families to live on Jackson College’s Central Campus! Tiny homes will feature holistic student support to help parents change their lives while achieving a college associate degree. Four of six tiny […]

Michigan Works! Southeast Partners with Jackson College to Connect Healthcare Employers to Job Seekers

January 20, 2021

HILLSDALE, JACKSON, & LENAWEE, MI – Dozens of area employers in the healthcare industry will connect with hundreds of job seekers through the upcoming Healthcare Heroes Virtual Job Fair, a collaboration between Michigan Works! Southeast, Jackson College, and the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity (LEO).  The event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23, […]

Creating a spark: Concatenation Convention explores electricity, fact and fiction

January 20, 2021

Concatenation Convention continues with an illuminating discussion on electricity with Jackson College Physics Professor Dr. Xania Payne, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. The Concatenation Convention, or Con Con, continues its year-long exploration of reanimation and the forces of nature that inspire humans to create incredible art and culture. The exploration of “reanimation” continues with […]

Lux et Veritas Symposium explores ‘Race in America’

January 19, 2021

Free online event, 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 Jackson College’s Lux et Veritas Symposium series continues with a discussion of “Race in America: What is Race?” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21. This virtual event will be free and all are invited to participate. We hear a lot about race on the news today, but […]

Board of Trustees re-elects officers for term

January 14, 2021

Jackson College’s Board of Trustees organized for the new term at Monday’s meeting, preparing for continued leadership in the ongoing pandemic and beyond. Three officers were re-elected from the previous two years: Sam R. Barnes, chairperson; John M. Crist, vice-chairperson, and Sheila A. Patterson, secretary. Completing the seven-member board are Matthew R. Heins, Philip E. […]

View the cosmos from your couch! Con Con presents virtual planetarium show

January 12, 2021

Jan. 20, 2021 8 p.m. The Concatenation Convention, or Con Con, continues its year-long exploration of reanimation and the forces of nature that inspire humans to create incredible art and culture — this time, with a mind-blowing tour of the cosmos! Enjoy the view afforded by a modern planetarium right in the comfort of your […]

Basketball, volleyball seasons canceled for Jackson College Jets 

January 11, 2021

With the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, Jackson College’s Leadership Council has decided to cancel the men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball seasons. In July, the College shifted all close-contact sports to the winter semester. After careful consideration, plans have changed for these three sports, which will be canceled. A protocol is being established for men’s and […]

Making education more affordable: Online learning fees waived for winter, spring semesters

January 7, 2021

Jackson College continues to make online learning more affordable by providing student scholarships to cover online class fees. This means one less expense for students as they study safely at home. Jackson College continues to offer predominantly online learning as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The College awarded students emergency scholarships in 2020 and will continue […]

Memorable Events begin at Jackson College

December 22, 2020

The College takes over catering and event services With expanded options, local farm-to-table opportunities, and outstanding personal service, Jackson College is bringing catering and food service in-house. The new enterprise will be called Memorable Events, which is both a promise and a guarantee. “We were nearing the end of our contract with (previous provider) Continental Services […]

Day of events planned to honor King, look to future

December 21, 2020

Community members are invited to join Jackson College in a day of observances for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Jan. 18, 2021. “Jackson College is deeply committed to keeping Dr. King’s dream alive. Dr. King’s dream was a dream of equity, that every person that is willing to work hard will be provided every […]