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 […]

‘Art of the Book’ coming to Myers Family Art Gallery

April 2, 2018

Turning old books into works of art, the creations of Jackson College art students will be on display in the Potter Center Art Gallery April 6 through May 5 in a presentation entitled “The Art of the Book.” Students in Professor Tom McMillen-Oakley’s Art 201, Three-Dimensional Design class re-purposed old books from the William Atkinson […]

Drumlines roll on at Percussion Concussion

April 2, 2018

Grab the beat when some of the best drumlines around converge on Jackson College for the Jackson Percussion Concussion concert event, at 7 p.m. April 12 in Potter Center. The Percussion Concussion will feature performances from both professional and local percussionists in a fun evening. Performing will be: Detroit Pistons Drumline (current and former members) […]

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, […]