Con Con presents ‘Improvising Frankenstein: Bringing to Life New Stories of Disability’

February 17, 2021

What does “Frankenstein” have to show us about how we respond to disability? Join in a fun and interactive event as the Concatenation Convention presents “Improvising Frankenstein: Bringing to Life New Stories of Disability,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 via Zoom. “Frankenstein” is a reflection of how we think about, respond to, and ultimately […]

Join the discussion as Lux et Veritas considers ‘The History of Race in America’

February 12, 2021

Race and issues surrounding racism have come to the forefront in our daily news. How has racism evolved over time? Join Jackson College as it hosts another symposium in the Lux et Veritas series, “The History of Race in America,” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 via Zoom. Learn more from a panel of Jackson […]

Commemorate Black History Month with Jackson College

February 10, 2021

Jackson College will host a number of online events for Black History Month during February.  College and community members are invited to participate in all activities: Black History Month Documentary Discussion – “Central Park Five,” Feb. 22, 2 p.m. via Zoom. Zoom Link Please watch documentary before discussion. From award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, “Central Park […]

Dental Hygiene Clinic seeks patients

February 9, 2021

Jackson College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic is seeking patients for dental cleanings and related services. The clinic allows dental hygiene students to complete several hours of practice required as part of their studies. Students will work under the direct supervision of licensed dental hygiene instructors and dentists as they offer the following preventive services: Dental Cleanings […]

Eligible adults could earn a tuition-free degree!

February 8, 2021

Jackson College is serving as a champion to support the Michigan Reconnect program unveiled Tuesday, Feb. 2, in Lansing by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an effort to address a widening skills gap within the state’s workforce. Hundreds of leading Michigan business, community and legislative leaders say Reconnect is exactly what state employers need to alleviate […]

Dissection day offers respiratory care students unique opportunity

February 8, 2021

Jackson College respiratory care students recently participated in a dissection day, exploring the anatomy of a pig to understand human systems better. Because the physiology of the pig is closest to humans, students can connect what they see and what they learn. First-year students explored the pig anatomy from the trachea to the diaphragm. Students […]

Reanimation and Zombies: Discussion with author Frank Swain explores attempts to raise the dead!

February 5, 2021

From ‘The Walking Dead’ to ‘The Santa Clarita Diet,’ the popularity of zombies never dies! Join the Concatenation Convention, or Con Con, for an interview and discussion with author Frank Swain, whose work has investigated the science behind attempts to create ‘real-life’ zombies! A free virtual discussion will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. […]

Ensuring ease of transfer, College selected to partner with Wayne State in new equity initiative

January 25, 2021

Jackson College will participate with Wayne State University in an Equity Transfer Initiative (ETI), a new effort led by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to improve transfer success. The two-year ETI awards up to $27,500 to partnerships to increase transfer and completion for underrepresented student populations, including African American, Hispanic, adult, and first-generation […]

Jackson College family residences offer unique opportunity

January 21, 2021

CV4 Family Residences, a living and learning community, are now open. These new residences are designed to welcomes students with families to live on Jackson College’s Central Campus! CV4 Family Residences will feature holistic student support to help parents change their lives while achieving a college associate degree. Four of six homes arrived on campus […]

Michigan Works! Southeast Partners with Jackson College to Connect Healthcare Employers to Job Seekers

January 20, 2021

HILLSDALE, JACKSON, & LENAWEE, MI – Dozens of area employers in the healthcare industry will connect with hundreds of job seekers through the upcoming Healthcare Heroes Virtual Job Fair, a collaboration between Michigan Works! Southeast, Jackson College, and the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity (LEO).  The event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23, […]