Youth basketball tourneys coming in January at Jackson College

December 5, 2018

Boys and girls youth basketball teams are invited to January tournaments at Jackson College. A Girls Youth Basketball Tournament for girls in grades 3-6 will be held Jan. 12, 2019 at the Victor Cuiss Fieldhouse. Games start at 9 a.m. Cost for teams is $145, with a three-game guarantee. Gate fee is $5 per adult, […]

Make a holiday feast to delight at December cooking class

December 5, 2018

Make your holiday a delicious success with the help of a Holiday Dinner cooking class offered by Jackson College’s own Chef David Hooper! Class will meet Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, from 5-9 p.m. at the Jackson Area Career Center. During this class, Chef Hooper will guide students through a hands-on demonstration on how to cook […]

Heritage Center documentary wins State History Award

December 3, 2018

Congratulations to the Jackson College Heritage Center for receiving two State Awards in one year! The most recent award, the 2018 State History Award for Educational Programs, recognizes institutions that demonstrate “outstanding contributions to the appreciation, collection, preservation and/or promotion of state and local history.” Awards will be presented during the annual Michigan History Conference […]

2019 Martin Luther King Celebration honors Harold White Jr., welcomes speaker James White

November 20, 2018

For his lifetime of leadership and community involvement, Jackson College recognizes Harold White Jr. with the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Medal of Service Award. The award will be presented at the annual King Celebration Dinner in January. “Harold White is a great leader in our community. He is very passionate about civil rights, […]

Celebrate International Education Week at Jackson College

November 12, 2018

Jackson College celebrates International Education Week, Nov. 12-16, with a variety of campus activities. International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Jackson College currently has 70 international students from 20 different countries enrolled. With a dedicated space in Bert Walker Hall, the International Student Institute hosts […]

Jets cross country runners compete at nationals

November 12, 2018

Four Jackson College cross country runners wrapped up their seasons Saturday at the NJCAA Division 1 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championship in Garden City, Kansas. Under very high winds and low temperatures, the women’s runners competed against the top runners. Runner Sarah Hanson finished with a time of 22:08.5 in the 5K, placing 131 […]

Nominations sought for Jackson College Dr. Ethelene Jones Crockett Distinguished Alumni Award

November 8, 2018

Jackson College alumni have been bettering their communities for 90 years. Do you know of an outstanding Jackson College alumnus that deserve to be recognized? The Jackson College Foundation is now accepting nominations for the annual Dr. Ethelene Jones Crockett Distinguished Alumni Award. Criteria                                                                                                                                                                                                 The recipient shall be a person who has attended Jackson Junior […]

Hillsdale LeTarte Center hosts financial aid workshops

November 8, 2018

Students, looking for ways to pay for college? Let Jackson College LeTarte Center help you get a start by filing for financial aid. The Hillsdale LeTarte Center has two upcoming workshops planned to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA. This is an important first step in determining eligibility for aid […]

Symposium to explore ‘The Role of Humility in the Quest for Truth’

November 8, 2018

Jackson College invites students and community to explore “The Role of Humility in the Quest for Truth” at its first Lux et Veritas symposium of the year. Join the discussion Monday, Nov. 26 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Bert Walker Hall, Community Rooms 144 & 145. Humility is the quality of being humble, not thinking too […]

Great minds welcome at new psychology honor society!

November 7, 2018

Do you love to learn about people? Connect with others with Jackson College’s new Psi Beta, the Community College National Honor Society in Psychology. Students who plan to major or minor in psychology, as well as students who simply have an interest in psychology, are invited to learn more. Professor Michael Walraven said that the […]