Check out fun, helpful classes at Free College Day

June 20, 2017

Jackson College invites the community to campus for Free College Day on Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is the community’s chance to visit the College, check out the campus, and enjoy the fun and informative classes taught by College faculty and staff. Explore a personal interest or learn about college […]

Get set for Rose Run, coming July 22!

June 19, 2017

Step up for the 47th Annual Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists Rose Run on July 22 at Jackson College! The Rose Run features 10K and 5K runs and a 5K walk around the Jackson College Central Campus, starting at 8 a.m. Kids can have fun and get involved with a half-mile Kids Run. Awards will be presented […]

Jets pitcher drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates

June 14, 2017

Congratulations to Jackson College Jets baseball pitcher & outfielder Alex Manasa, drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 11th round of the Major League Baseball draft today. Manasa recently completed his freshman season with the Jackson College Jets (Jackson, Mich.). “It’s always been a dream of mine to be a professional baseball player,” Manasa said, […]

Jets baseball team marks strong season; players honored

May 26, 2017

Congratulations to the Jackson College Jets baseball team on another strong season! The Jets finished second in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Eastern Conference, with a conference record of 20-8 and an overall record of 32-17-2. Several individual Jets players have been recognized with season honors: Adam Freiman (infield, sophomore from Warren) – All […]

Softball marks improvement in 2017 season

May 19, 2017

The Jackson College Jets women’s softball team finished their 2017 season with their most wins since 2010, for a record of 19-24-1. Six Jets softball players received conference honors, the most in the program’s history since the return of athletics in 2007! They include: All-Conference 2nd Team: Savannah Young (shortstop, second base; sophomore from Westfield, […]

Front Porch Concert Series hits high note with summer line-up

May 17, 2017

Great music plays on this summer with the 2017 Front Porch Concert Series at Jackson College! The 2017 season of Jackson College’s “Front Porch Series” Concerts this summer will feature the Capital City Brass Band on June 8, Trombonefest on June 18, and will conclude with the Jackson Community Concert Band Pre-July Fourth Concert on June 27. […]

Heritage Center invites community to a special event

May 17, 2017

Learn about the extraordinary friendship between Jackson Junior College alumni, Lt. Zenneth Arthur Pond and Captain William J. Maher, with a special tribute to the Pond family, on Thursday, June 15, from 6-8 p.m. at the Jackson College W.J. Maher Campus. In 2016, a group of Jackson College students pored through journals, tax records and […]

Juneteenth Celebration to feature Phase 5, Shantelle & Terence Hawkins

May 9, 2017

Jackson College will host a Juneteenth Celebration featuring Motown, jazz and gospel music, Saturday, June 17 from 4-9:30 p.m. at the CP Federal City Square, Jackson. Performing will be the band Phase 5, Jackson’s own Shantelle & Terence Hawkins. DJ Jerome Smith will kick off the evening. New this year, Juneteenth will now include a […]

Jackson College alumni shine in their communities!

April 28, 2017

Jackson College alumni can be found working and serving in every corner of our community. Each year, the College features several notable alumni with features on the “alumni wall,” the grand staircase in the Potter Center. Those alumni currently featured include: Charles Birney ‘54 grew up in Jackson. He has fond memories of his days […]

College introduces JetStream platform for registration

April 21, 2017

Jackson College is transitioning to a new student registration and planning software tool, JetStream. Students should meet with their student success navigator soon to learn more about JetStream. This is a user-friendly, visually appealing system that will help students to easily communicate with their navigator, aid in long-term planning and in tracking progress and ultimately […]