Submitted by RLocker on November 27, 2018
A married mother of two young children, Asia Ricketts is not your typical student in Jackson State Community College’s Advanced Maintenance Technician (AMT) Co-op.
The 26-year-old Huntingdon resident is Jackson State's first and only woman so far in the college's AMT co-op program. She has embraced the program, attending classes two days a week at Jackson State and learning hands-on experience while working three days a week as a co-op employee at Toyota Bodine in Jackson.
Submitted by RLocker on August 21, 2018
Jackson State Community College revealed its new athletic identity as the Green Jays Tuesday (Aug. 21, 2018) in an event open to the employees and the community. The newly refinished gym floor was revealed to spectators eagerly awaiting the new identity.
“From the very beginning we’ve been the Generals,” said Steve Cornelison, JSCC director of athletics and student activities. “At the time this mascot embodied our fighting spirit and continued with us as we built the institution and our athletic program from the ground up.”
Submitted by RLocker on August 1, 2018
People working in law enforcement and criminal justice fields seeking to advance their careers or students wanting to enter those fields quickly can take advantage of the new associate of applied science degree in criminal justice at Jackson State Community College.
The new two-year degree program launches this fall.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on June 1, 2018
Every graduate passed the NCLEX on first attempt, an achievement earning praise from the Tennessee Board of Nursing.
Submitted by RLocker on April 3, 2018
UT Martin’s Jackson Center and Jackson State Community College will host an open house event on Tuesday, April 17. The event will be held at JSCC’s McWherter Center between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on that day.
In December, UT Martin’s Jackson Center moved from its location on the 45 By-pass to Jackson State’s McWherter Center. The two institutions had entered into an articulation agreement in the fall which ensured a seamless transfer from JSCC to UTM.
Submitted by RLocker on March 5, 2018
Jackson State Community College and the University of Memphis Lambuth signed a memorandum of understanding on March 3 that makes it easier for students to transfer between the two public institutions.
Submitted by RLocker on January 16, 2018
People seeking a career as a firefighter or current firefighters who want to climb the ranks can benefit from a new degree in fire science at Jackson State Community College.
Submitted by RLocker on October 3, 2017
Students from 22 high schools will visit 15 area companies Oct. 6 & 20 to learn about careers in a growing industry that expects 2 million job openings over the next decade. Co-sponsored locally by Jackson State Community College and the Jackson Chamber, Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing held annually.
Submitted by RLocker on September 11, 2017
The beginning of the fall semester 2017 marks 50 years since classes were first offered on the Jackson State Community College campus. To commemorate this milestone, the college is hosting a reception in the Student Center on its main campus September 11 from 2 to 4 p.m.
“This will be a time to focus on the tremendous impact that the college has had in the lives of our students as well as in the communities we serve,” said Dr. Allana Hamilton, JSCC president. “We look forward to seeing former students, faculty and staff at this momentous event in our history.”
Submitted by RLocker on April 28, 2017
Jackson State's Creative Writing Club has created and issued the first print edition of Spilled Ink, the college's new student literary journal.