Kirk Mercer to be recognized with Distinguished Service Award

April 26, 2018

Jackson College is pleased to recognize local businessman Kirk Mercer with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award. Mercer is the owner and chief executive officer of R.W. Mercer Co., founded by his father in 1961. A Jackson College alumnus, he oversees the multi-state firm, which has seven branches primarily serving Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, and has […]

Class of ’53 graduate to be honored with 2018 Crockett Distinguished Alumni Award

April 26, 2018

Jackson College is pleased to recognize Dr. Lewis “Keith” Yohn ‘53 as the 2018 Dr. Ethelene Jones Crockett Distinguished Alumni Award winner. Yohn is a dentist and retired University of Michigan faculty member. Yohn appreciates the support of the Jackson community in helping him become the professional he is today. He entered the Jackson Public […]

Commencement ceremony set for May 5

April 26, 2018

Jackson College will host commencement exercises at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5 in the Harold Sheffer Music Hall, Potter Center. Students completing their graduating requirements for fall 2017, winter or spring 2018 are invited to participate in commencement. Jackson College has nearly 700 students who are eligible to graduate and expects about 250-300 to participate […]

Exploring education in action, Symposium examines role of academia

April 17, 2018

Higher education has transformed through a relatively short span of history. Join the discussion of the role of academia and higher education with Jackson College. The College invites all to its final symposium of the year on Monday, April 23 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Bert Walker Hall, Rooms 144-145. Join the discussion at this symposium, […]

Find your next step at Jackson College Career Expo

April 16, 2018

Jackson College invites college students, alumni and community members to a Career Expo on Thursday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Bert Walker Hall, Rooms 144 & 145, on Central Campus. Many state and local employers are hiring. If you are graduating and looking for your next step, this Career Expo is […]

Go for the green: Money Smart Week events kick off Wednesday

April 16, 2018

** Deadline extended — find posters by 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 25! **   Jackson College and CP Federal Credit Union are partnering to help educate students about money management as part of Money Smart Week! Students have the opportunity to learn more about money management and win some cash during Money Smart Week events, […]

Health Career Open House

April 12, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018 9 a.m. – 12 noon Jackson College Central Campus Students interested in careers in allied health and nursing are invited to see what Jackson College has to offer. After a welcome in Bert Walker Hall rooms 144 & 145, students will be separated into groups and begin their tour of the […]

Sip, Savor, Support

April 9, 2018

Join us for a wine-tasting event to support Jackson College athletics Friday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m.! This fundraiser will be held at the W.J. Maher Campus and will feature 12 tastings, heavy hors d’oeuvres, food and wine pairings. Tickets $50 each. Please call the athletic department, 517.796.8628, or the Jackson College Foundation, 517.787.0244.  

Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross, Always and Forever, at Potter Center

April 7, 2018

An “American Idol” favorite pays tribute to a legend when Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross, Always and Forever, coming to the Potter Center stage for one show only, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018. In the 13 years since he brightened the world of pop music with his American Idol-winning romantic ballads, Ruben Studdard has […]

Domestic Violence Forum explores difficult relationship issues

April 6, 2018

Perhaps you know someone who has experienced a bad relationship. A relationship that starts out on cloud nine quickly changes. A partner becomes controlling, there is much fighting, perhaps there is manipulation. Perhaps the relationship turns physically violent. Recognizing and understanding domestic violence may be difficult for those caught in emotionally charged situations. To help […]