Marketing director Karkheck honored for career achievement

March 27, 2018

Each day, Director of Marketing & Communications Dotty Karkheck guides the many methods that Jackson College communicates with its communities. For her commitment, Karkheck was recently recognized by the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations as the 2018 Petrizzo Career Service Award Winner! Karkheck began her career at Jackson College in 2002, bringing years […]

Hop out to Jackson College for fifth annual egg hunt

March 25, 2018

Jackson College will welcome the community for the Fifth Annual Easter Egg Hunt, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 31 on Central Campus. The event gets started at 10 a.m. with fun family activities, with the egg hunt starting promptly at 10:30 a.m. Children will again search in various age groups: 0-2, 3-5, […]

Jackson native Dr. Heather Harding brings message of hope to the Women of Color Conference

March 25, 2018

Jackson College invites students and community to a 2018 Women of Color Leadership Conference: Taking It to Another Level and Cultivating Greatness, Saturday, March 31 in Bert Walker Hall on Central Campus. Local native to speak Keynote speaker for the conference will be Dr. Heather Harding, Jackson native and senior program officer for the Bill […]

‘Voices of Pop Culture’ concert to feature Concert Band, Chorale & Children’s Choir

March 22, 2018

Jackson Community Concert Band will come together with the Jackson Chorale and Youth Choir for a special spring concert, Voices of Pop Culture, at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25 in the Harold Sheffer Music Hall, Potter Center. Voices of Pop Culture will feature pop music of past and present. Italy’s voice of independence, Giuseppe Verdi, […]

Jets softball team ranked among top 20 nationally

March 21, 2018

Coming off a strong spring break trip to Florida last week, the Jackson College Jets women’s softball team is nationally ranked in the top 20 of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Softball Rankings, at no. 18. The Jets went 9-1 on their Florida trip, with the offense scoring 93 runs including 11 […]

Several Jets players receive basketball All-Conference recognition

March 21, 2018

As the men’s and women’s basketball seasons come to a close, several Jackson College Jets players received season honors recently from the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Western Conference. For the men: Brandon Thomas, guard, hometown Ypsilanti, Third Team All-Conference Jagger Surface, guard/forward, hometown Fort Wayne, Ind., Third Team All-Conference Michael Bruce, guard/forward, hometown Ypsilanti, […]

Register soon! Spring classes start May 23

March 20, 2018

Registration open now for spring and fall semesters at Jackson College! With registration available for spring and fall, students can plan their schedules in advance. Community college offers ample opportunities for well-paying careers that are accessible with an associate degree, such as healthcare and information technology, along with transfer opportunities for students planning to complete […]

Men’s basketball battles in semi-final but falls to G.R.

March 8, 2018

The Jackson College Jets men’s basketball team battled in the semi-final game of the NJCAA Region 9 Tournament Thursday but fell to the Grand Rapids Raiders 98-88. Grand Rapids took the lead right away and held it throughout the game. At halftime, the Jets were down 30-48. They came out strong in the second half […]

Local graduate Daniels to coach bowling teams

March 8, 2018

Jackson College is pleased to announce Corey Daniels is the bowling coach for the new men’s and women’s bowling teams. Daniels, a veteran bowler of over 17 years, is a graduate of Northwest High School where he bowled for four years. He continued his studies at Grand Valley State University for business administration, and also […]

Get ready for Mars Attacks! Concatenation 2018 event

March 8, 2018

Make provisions now for the Mars Attacks! Concatenation Convention, or Con Con, set to invade Saturday, March 24 in Bert Walker Hall, Room 144-145, on Jackson College’s Central Campus! Con Con brings together the world of science fiction and fact in a fun, one-day event with additional activities leading up to it. This year’s “Mars […]