Program Spotlight: Automotive Technology

November 11, 2017

Today’s automotive field offers ample job opportunities and high earning potential. Jackson College’s automotive program prides itself on preparing students for these opportunities in an industry that is constantly changing. “Technology is already available for cars to drive themselves,” says Chris Kaser, assistant professor of automotive technology at Jackson College, who began his work with […]

Profile: Veterans Resource Center

November 7, 2017

Transitioning from military to civilian life poses many challenges. Because of their service to our country, Jackson College is proud to help today’s student veterans make that transition. “When you enter military service, your whole paradigm changes. Everything is geared toward military life, your unit and camaraderie. It’s different than being a civilian. You belong […]

Career graduates in demand

October 25, 2017

Great jobs are available. Prepare for them close to home, at Jackson College. Jackson College offers a variety of educational opportunities. While some may recognize it as a good start toward a four-year bachelor’s degree with the opportunity for transfer to a university, it is much more than “just a transfer school.” “One of the […]

Profile: Oasis Center focuses on mental health & wellness

October 25, 2017

Promoting health and wellness for the whole person, that’s the goal of the new Oasis Center at Jackson College. The Oasis Center will provide mental health support to students and employees. Services are offered in partnership with Family Services and Children’s Aid (FSCA) of Jackson. Plans for the clinic began about a year ago, in […]

Campus View Housing Spotlight

August 15, 2017

Experience all that college life has to offer by making Jackson College home! The College offers students a unique opportunity to live on campus. Campus View 1 and 2 have welcomed students for several years now, and a third unit, Campus View 3, was completed in 2015, bringing the total number of students living on […]

Aviation Program Spotlight

June 20, 2017

The skies are brighter for those considering a career in aviation! Jackson College has operated the Flight Center at the Jackson County Airport – Reynolds Field for years, offering an associate degree and pilot certification for those looking to learn to fly. Since 2012, Jackson College has partnered with Solo Aviation to offer flight training. […]

Faculty Profile: Joe Shackelford

May 8, 2017

Professor Joe Shackelford’s positive manner in the classroom helps students learn. An alumnus of Jackson College, he knows firsthand the benefits that a community college offers. Today, as program coordinator for radiography, he gets to share his passion with students. Radiography involves imaging of the human body – from X-rays to CT scans, MRI and more. Shackelford became […]

Culinary Program Spotlight

April 12, 2017

Take students with a passion for cooking, add a new bachelor’s degree program and a burgeoning career field and you have the recipe for a satisfying future! Students may soon begin working toward Jackson College’s new Bachelor of Applied Science in Culinary Management and Hospitality! The College recently received approval from the Higher Learning Commission […]

Student Profile: First bachelor’s degree graduate

April 12, 2017

This May, Rose Isaacson of Jackson will be Jackson College’s first bachelor’s degree graduate! Isaacson will be the first student to complete the College’s Bachelor of Science in Energy Systems Management, launched in 2014. Isaacson completed her Associate of Science degree and Fundamentals of Engineering Certificate from the College and was enrolled in Michigan State […]