Esports joins Jets athletics lineup; tryouts coming soon

October 1, 2019

Jackson College will recruit a new team of athletes this fall for a new world – or worlds – of competition! Because of growing interest in competitive video gaming, esports becomes the 13th Jets athletic team. Esports describes the world of competitive, organized video gaming. Any Jackson College student interested in trying out is invited […]

Discover educational opportunities at College Night

September 25, 2019

Explore college and higher education options at Jackson College’s College Night! This year’s event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 in Bert Walker Hall, Community Rooms 144 & 145, Central Campus. Make an informed choice. Representatives from more than 60 colleges, universities and financial institutions will be available to answer […]

Basketball teams meet up at Midnight Madness

September 23, 2019

Meet the 2019-20 Jets men’s and women’s basketball teams at Midnight Madness, 7 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Victor Cuiss Fieldhouse. Meet the players and coaches and check out scrimmages, 3-point contact, slam-dunk contest, games and prizes. College students and community members welcome! Cheer on the Jets at Midnight Madness! For more information, contact Josh […]

Celebrate Oktoberfest for a great cause at Jackson College Feast for Knowledge!

September 19, 2019

Support student scholarships while celebrating Oktoberfest! The Jackson College Foundation’s 10th Annual Feast for Knowledge fundraising event commemorates Oktoberfest with fun, food and spirits, coming Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Potter Center. Alumni and friends of Jackson College are invited to this signature gala event in which proceeds from this event support student scholarships, the […]

Tenth Avenue North combine storytelling & song

September 19, 2019

Multiple Dove Award-winning band Tenth Avenue North headlines the No Shame Tour this fall with 2019 Dove Award New Artist of the Year nominee Austin French and special acoustic storytelling performance by Tenth Avenue North lead singer and recent author Mike Donehey. The tour stops at the Potter Center at Jackson College at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. The No Shame Tour supports […]

Jackson College employees give back through service

September 19, 2019

  More than 200 Jackson College employees headed out of their classrooms and offices Tuesday for a day of service giving back to their communities. College employees participate in organized service projects twice a year as part of Convocation professional development days. “Our Jackson College employees love giving back to the communities that we serve,” […]

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 […]