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ELLISVILLE – Homecoming on the campus of Jones College in Ellisville is set for Saturday, October 5, with the theme, “Bobcat Revolution.”  Earlier this month, JC students elected its 2019 Homecoming Court with the following ladies representing them during Homecoming festivities.

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ELLISVILLE – Perennial top contenders have a couple of new teams to challenge them in Jones College’s Bobcat Math League competition this fall. As the competition begins its 8th season, Raymond and Petal High Schools have joined the STEM-based contest initiated by the Jones College Math Depa…

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One of the nation’s top junior college football matchups will take place in Ellisville tonight (Thursday) when the No. 12 Hinds Eagles will be at Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field to face the No. 18 Jones College Bobcats in the MACJC South Division opener for both teams.

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ELLISVILLE – Head coach Steve Buckley has no idea what to expect when his fourth-ranked Jones College Bobcats open the 2019 season Thursday at Coahoma Community College.

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ELLISVILLE – Vibrant, flashy, creative and booming may best describe this years’ performance of the Maroon Typhoon Marching band at Jones College.  Director of Bands, Dr. Burge said the look and the sound of this year’s band will have more brass and a lot more “flash.”

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ELLISVILLE – The rainfall Monday (August 26) created a wet walk for Jones College students on the first day of fall semester classes.  While many students brought umbrellas and rain ponchos, some choose to embrace the elements. Inside Jones Hall, the Alumni and Foundation Office passed out l…

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A former player in the National Football League and two of the top coaches in intercollegiate athletics will soon be inducted into the Jones College Sports Hall of Fame.

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ELLISVILLE – Jones College President, Dr. Jesse Smith and Dean of Workforce College, Jennifer Griffith named JC graduate, Reggie Richardson as the new, Clarke County Center Director in Stonewall. The former Center Director, Jody Buchanan left to work at Mississippi State University.

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ELLISVILLE – A new wave of Maroon Typhoon student leaders will take the field this year at Jones College.  Two freshmen drum majors, Danielle Beech of Ellisville and Graeme Forrest of Richton will lead the 200-member marching band into a new era of musical style.

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Jones College President Dr. Jesse Smith and Workforce College Director Jennifer Griffith introduced JC graduate Alan Cook as the new, Greene County Center director in Leakesville. The former center director, Richard Fleming, retired July 1, and the Center’s navigator and dual-enrollment coor…

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ELLISVILLE - Jones College has announced the 2019 summer 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: President’s List--4.0; Dean’s List--3.99-3.5: Faculty List--3.49-3.0.

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ELLISVILLE – Graduates of Jones College’s practical nursing program often feel like family after spending a year in classes and clinicals together and sharing life events. However, recent practical nursing graduate, Anna Grace Mills of Ellisville not only took classes with her mother, but he…

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 ELLISVILLE – About 50 of the 106 eligible graduates of Jones College’s High School Equivalency program who participated in the commencement ceremony, were challenged to continue pursuing their dreams. Before students were handed diplomas, Jones College President, Dr. Jesse Smith emphasized …

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ELLISVILLE – Alumni and Foundation representatives from the state’s 15 community colleges gathered on the campus of Jones College for the annual Mississippi Inter-Alumni Association Conference. The group toured historic downtown Laurel before delving into topics of concern for the college’s …

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ELLISVILLE – Every journalist dreams of having their story being picked up by the Associated Press Newswire. Ironically, some journalism students at Jones College discovered the national press-wire featured their newspaper, theRadionian after it earned a national award.  The college’s studen…

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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.