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ELLISVILLE – Seventeen cosmetology students from Jones College are inviting friends and family to a special commencement celebration and recognition ceremony on Thursday, August 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the Home and Health Auditorium on the Ellisville campus. Cosmetology instructor, Sylvina Buckle…

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ELLISVILLE – Four Jones College administration and faculty members were part of the 10th class of the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy.  JC’s Assistant Vice President of Instructional Affairs, Julie Atwood; Director of Practical Nursing, Teresa McDonald, MSN, R.N.; Radiograph…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones College’s Clarke County Center in Stonewall is offering Career & Technical Education and non-credit day and night courses this fall. Tuition costs can be found on the JC website, http://www.jcjc.edu along with registration information at https://www.jcjc.edu/registration/   

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ELLISVILLE – Three Jones College students returned to Mississippi as gold medalists after winning first place in theEngineering Design and Technology category in the National SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, Kentucky.  C.J. Hoodless of Ellisville, Preston Hammonds of Leakesville and Lake…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones College’s Greene County Center Director and retired administrator for the Greene County School District, Richard “Rock” Fleming will be leaving education behind to enjoy retirement, again. Jones College President, Dr. Jesse Smith appointed Fleming to head up JC’s Greene Co…

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ELLISVILLE – Twelve Jones College students attended the Phi Beta Lambda National Conference in San Antonio, Texas and returned with national honors.  The Management Analysis & Decision-Making team of Tyler Rouse of Lucedale, Owen Cote of Sumrall and Daniel Easley of Laurel placed fourth …

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ELLISVILLE – Jones College’s Sports Information Director, Shawn Wansley and Media and Public Relations Director, Teresa McCreery returned from the annual College Public Relations Association of Mississippi conference winning several awards.  However, Wansley swept the Sports News and the Spo…

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ELLISVILLE – The Rho Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Jones College ended the year with several chapter and individual honors. PTK President, Shivum Desai of Hattiesburg was selected for a few prestigious individual honors, including the Golden Key Award.

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ELLISVILLE - Jones College has announced the 2019 spring semester honor roll scholars. Full-Time students with 15 hours or more and who maintain the following grade-point averages will make the honor roll:

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ELLISVILLE - Jones College’s Jasper County Center in Bay Springs is offering summer and fall classes.  Beginning May 27, the hybrid Public Speaking 1 class with John Burks will be offered from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.  Students meet Monday nights, May 27, June 17, 24 and July 8, and 29, with the…

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ELLISVILLE - Prepare for the CDL (commercial driver’s license) test at Jones College with a three-day course beginning on Saturday, June 1, and continuing each Saturday, June 8, and June 15.  This three-day class meets from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville.…

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ELLISVILLE - Three Jones College students were nominated for the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s All-Mississippi Academic Team with two students earning first-team honors. Shivum Desai of Hattiesburg and Caleb Brownlee of Moselle were named to the All-Mississippi Academic First Team. Jared W…

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ELLISVILLE – Whether it’s continuing their education or working in a medical facility, 21 Jones College students earned their Associates Degree in Nursing and are ready for the next step in their lives. The graduating class captured a piece of history with a group photo of everyone before th…

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ELLISVILLE – First through six graders will have the opportunity to check out college this summer as a part of Jones College’s Kids’ College summer camp.  Campers will gather Monday, June 3, through Friday, June 7, from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.  The $95 non-refundable tuition includes all …

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At the 92nd annual Spring Commencement ceremonies at Jones College, State Auditor Shad White of Sandersville challenged graduates to “own” their destinies, work hard and set a course toward achieving their goals. 

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ELLISVILLE - Twenty-eight Jones College sophomores were selected as Hall of Fame finalists after completing an application listing campus and community involvement, volunteer service, leadership positions or offices held, academic honors and a minimum 3.6 GPA. Some of these students are athl…

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ELLISVILLE - Fourteen of the fifteen Jones College students that competed in the Phi Beta Lambda business honor society’s State competition in Columbus, Mississippi, came home, winners. They either placed first or second in their competitive events, qualifying them for the national competiti…

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ELLISVILLE – During graduation practice, six Jones College sophomores were awarded Leadership, Athletic and Merit Gold Key Awards. These students were voted on by their peers for this special recognition. 

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ELLISVILLE – Jones College held its annual “Retirement Tea” for eleven employees retiring in May.  When combined, these employees provided 191 years of service to JC, with some having additional years of service working at other educational institutions. 

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ELLISVILLE – Sixty Jones College faculty and staff members were recently honored for their years of service to the college. Administrators and the JC Foundation treated everyone to lunch and an afternoon of basketball. JC administrators honored employees for their service at five-year increm…

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ELLISVILLE – Five Jones College sophomores were selected for the highest honor bestowed upon students, being named Tullos Scholars. These students, Madeline Collins-Heidelberg; Shivum Desai-Oak Grove; Anna Catherine Hampton-Petal; Je’Shaiah Stephens-Laurel and Jared Woullard-Leakesville have…

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ELLISVILLE – Six Smith County students were recently awarded the Jones County Junior College A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship. English teachers from the three Smith County schools were asked to choose several students to compete by writing an essay on various topics for the Writing Competit…

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Continuing an 18-year tradition, Jones College’s Jazz Band along with vocal ensembles JC Voices and The Bridge, will present “Java and Jazz” on Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m. on the M.P. Bush Fine Arts Auditorium stage. The Java and Jazz concert will feature a variety of great music and is fr…

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ELLISVILLE – Mississippi’s 42nd State Auditor, Shad White will be returning to his home county to be the keynote speaker at both of Jones College’s Spring Commencement Ceremonies on Friday, May 3.  The morning ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. for students whose last names begin with the letter…

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The Jones County Junior College Radionian received 27 total awards and the first place General Excellence Award for two-year colleges in the 2018-2019 Better Newspaper Contest student division of the Mississippi Press Association.

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The Mississippi Special Olympics Piney Woods Region (Area 17) Spring Games will be Friday at the Jones College Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field in Ellisville. Opening ceremonies for the event, which is sponsored by Ellisville State School Leisure Services Department, will begin at 9 a.m.

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A feast of music from across the ages and around the world is being offered on Fridays in March and April at Jones County Junior College. The annual Spring Recital Series features a variety of musicians and vocalists entertaining the audience during a portion of the lunch hour. This musical …

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ELLISVILLE – Jones College sophomore, Layne Loftin of Seminary was awarded a $1,000 tuition scholarship from the Southeast Area Chapter of the Mississippi Professional Engineering Society as part of National Engineering Week.  He was elected by the MPES’s scholarship committee. Several stude…

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ELLISVILLE – A Magnolia, Mississippi native and current Alabama State University art professor’s work will be on display through March 19, at Jones College’s Eula Bass Lewis Art Gallery in Ellisville.  ASU’s visual arts associate professor, Charmagne Andrews will be on campus, Tuesday, March…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones College’s music instructor, Dr. Lindsey Keay has been selected as the JC 2018-19 Mississippi Humanities Teacher of the Year.  She will be honored by the Mississippi Humanities Council and the college on Tuesday, March 5, at 10:30 a.m. in the M.P. Bush Fine Arts Auditorium.…

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ELLISVILLE – Twenty four of Jones College’s engineering majors toured one of the state’s renowned engineering facilities at Mississippi State University.  In addition to being able to tour the Bagley College of Engineering, students toured the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) and…

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ELLISVILLE – Mississippi Economic Council COO, Cathy Northington spent a morning at Jones College recently sharing how Jones College students can be leaders who make a difference as the guest speaker for the college’s annual Black History Leadership program. Despite the many obstacles in her…

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ELLISVILLE - Jones College’s theater production of “Hairspray” is taking audiences back to the ’60s when the beehive and the flipped-bob hairdo’s were popular and social problems erupted. Star-struck teenybopper, Traci Turnblad, played by Kassidy Chandler of Laurel, takes the audience on an …