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 […]

Program Spotlight: Nursing

January 26, 2017

Need a reason to study nursing? How about finding a reason not to! 1.       Opportunity and flexibility! Nurses work to promote health and offer counseling and education to individuals, families and communities. A degree in nursing offers a variety of career opportunities – from inpatient acute care, home care, skilled nursing facilities, community health and […]

Program Spotlight: Computer Support Specialist

January 13, 2017

Computer support specialists provide technical assistance, support and advice to individuals and organizations. They work within organizations that use computer systems, for computer hardware or software vendors, or for third-party organizations that provide support services on a contract basis, such as help-desk service firms. The faculty has upgraded the curriculum for 2016-17. To give students […]

Program Spotlight: Heavy Duty Diesel

January 11, 2017

Keeping trade rolling across the U.S.A. That is an important job for the heavy truck mechanics and technicians that work on larger trucks, semis and buses. Heavy duty diesel truck mechanics are in demand locally and across the nation. Instructor Chris Kaser developed a new heavy-duty repair program to be offered at Jackson College. Heavy […]

Scholarships help students find success

November 29, 2016

Students appreciate the valuable support that Jackson College Foundation scholarships provide! Foundation scholarships play a vital role in helping students meet the cost of college, offering them hope for a future. The Jackson College Foundation partners with donors to remove the financial barriers that may prevent students from pursuing higher education. Jason Valente, foundation president, […]