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Jones College sophomores Lauren Baker of Ellisville, Braden Dennis of Laurel, Samuel Marlow of Petal and Rebecca Speights of Silver Creek each received a Mississippi Engineering Society scholarship to earn their engineering degrees. Baker, Marlow and Speights are planning to attend Mississip…

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Jones College has announced the 2022 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: President’s List--4.0; Dean’s List--3.99-3.5: Faculty List--3.49-3.0.  

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The motto at Jones College is “Inspiring Greatness.” Dr. Jesse Smith, president of the college, said that motto is especially fitting for the 660 graduates in the Class of 2022, which has inspired administrators, faculty and staff as they persevered through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The MACCC Softball Tournament will take place May 4-7 at Community Bank Park/Gwen Magee Field on the campus of Jones College. Jones earned the host role by winning the MACCC regular-season crown. Head coach Chris Robinson’s Bobcats are 39-8 overall and finished 26-2 in conference play.

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PEARL – Former Jones College football player Kevin Jackson was inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame Tuesday evening at the Muse Center on the Rankin County campus of Hinds Community College. 

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The inaugural Bobcat Golf Tournament was a success. Nineteen teams participated in the event, which took place on April 22 at Laurel Country Club. The tournament was a fundraiser for the Jones College men’s golf program. 

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Jones College posted an important sweep of No. 3 Copiah-Lincoln Wednesday evening at Community Bank Park/Gwen Magee Field. Nia Luckett (Philadelphia) had seven strikeouts and three base hits in the opener to lead the Bobcats to a 6-3 win. In Game 2, Kathryn Smith (Luling, La.) hit two home r…

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Jones College sophomore Natalee Ainsworth of Laurel was crowned “Most Beautiful 2022” at the annual Jones College Most Beautiful Pageant in the M.P. Bush Fine Arts Auditorium. 

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Seven Jones College sophomore art students will have their artwork on display through May 6 in their final exhibition in the Eula Bass Lewis Art Gallery on the Ellisville campus. The public is invited to a reception at 1:30 p.m. on April 19 for sophomores Savannah Couch of Ellisville, Aryn C…

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Seven Jones College sophomore art students will have their artwork on display through May 6 in their final exhibition in the Eula Bass Lewis Art Gallery on the Ellisville campus. The public is invited to a reception at 1:30 p.m. on April 19 for sophomores Savannah Couch of Ellisville, Aryn C…

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Jones College competed in the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for colleges and brought home the General Excellence award in the community college category.

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Jones College has often been the launching pad that propels students forward with preparedness into a future they didn’t originally plan for. Pam Skaggs (former Musgrove), a lifelong resident of Ellisville and a 1986 Jones graduate, didn’t plan on a future in nursing. Her fresh start at Jone…

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Music will fill the air once again on the Jones College campus during April. The musical feast featuring musicians from the region and music from around the world, composed centuries ago to the present, will be heard on Fridays in April at the Foote Chapel. 

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Jones College’s visual arts instructor Melanie Eubanks was honored as Jones College’s 2021-22 Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year. Each community college and university select a faculty representative that the MHC honors with a cash award and certificate.

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Jones College has announced the 2021 fall 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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Plans are under way to make homecoming at Jones College a spectacular event involving reunions for the band, cheerleaders, 1970-71 JC 50-year class reunion, and the JCJC 2001 MACJC championship football team. All activities will incorporate the Homecoming theme, “Jones Family 2021” throughou…

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Homecoming on the campus of Jones College in Ellisville will be a celebration of the “Jones Family 2021” with numerous reunions and gatherings scheduled on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 8 and 9. Jones College students recently elected its 2021 Homecoming Court with the following ladies represent…

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Before the fall semester began in August, Jones College officials announced a vaccine incentive offering students tuition credit for proof they received the COVID-19 vaccine. Each student received a $50 tuition credit, including the big winner of the incentive program, Samantha Bishop of Flo…

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Jones College will close all campus locations at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29, due to the expected impact of Hurricane Ida. All information will be shared through campus email, the college website, https://www.jcjc.edu/ college social media channels, https://www.facebook.com/JonesCollege https:…

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Officials at Jones College are currently monitoring Hurricane Ida and the possible impact of the projected storm path. At this time, all college operations will move forward as scheduled for Monday, Aug. 30.

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The 160-member Maroon Typhoon Marching Band consists of Jones College students who are majoring in a wide variety of subjects who enjoy sharing their musical talents and support the Bobcat Athletics at various sporting events. Pictured in the front row is the feature twirler, Kaia Taylor-Col…

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Jones College’s 2021-22 Maroon Typhoon Marching Band is ready to blow fans away with a “Styleish” show this fall. Being fortunate to finish a week of band camp after having it canceled last year, the approximately 160 members endured the Mississippi heat, fine-tuning their technical and marc…

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Thirty practical nursing graduates from Jones College are entering the profession at the most critical time. They were challenged during their education and will most likely continue to be challenged in their careers. Amy Myers, director of the practical nursing program, said she is proud of…

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Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society, awarded two Jones College students to the honor society’s All-Mississippi Academic teams, after competing with a pool of more than 1,800 nominations from the state’s 15 community colleges.

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The Jones College staff and instructors were honored for their service — notably, two employees who had worked at the college for three decades.

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Jones College has announced the 2021 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: President’s List--4.0; Dean’s List--3.99-3.5: Faculty List--3.49-3.0.  

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Twenty-eight Associate Degree Nursing graduates left Jones College ready to continue to face the daily challenges nurses successfully handle minute by minute. 

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JC has special graduation ceremony for Laurel scholar

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Jones College hosted its annual “Retirement Tea” for 12 employees who retired in 2020 and the eight employees who are retiring this year. When combined, these 20 employees provided 459 1/2 years of service to JC, with some having additional years of service working at other educational insti…

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Jones College has invited graduates from last year to join this year’s graduating class of 2021 to partake in commencement exercises on Saturday, May 22, at 8 p.m. on the north lawn of Jones Hall. About 715 students are expected to participate in the ceremony and will receive either an Assoc…

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Jones College sophomore Caidyn Crowder of Ellisvile was crowned Most Beautiful at the annual Jones College Most Beautiful Pageant, which was April 20 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. 

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Jones College’s new Online Workforce College has the potential to make the Ellisville institution and the state of Mississippi the workforce training hub for the world. The virtual workforce training developed at Jones is customizable to the business or individual’s needs. It also provides p…

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Civil rights activist James Meredith will be speaking to Jones College students in the Charles Pickering Honors Institute on Monday at 6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Ellisville campus. His speech will focus on the topic, “To Our Future: Toward a New Day for Mississippi.” 

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Jones College’s Pharmacy Technology Program is accepting applications for the fall 2021 semester with a priority deadline of May 1.  Applications can be downloaded from the website at www.jcjc.edu/programs/pharmacy/ or by calling the department at 601-477-4230.

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The Jones College Concert Choir is excited to return to the concert stage presenting a choral performance at Salem Heights Baptist Church in Laurel, at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 18. It has been more than a year since the choir’s last concert performance, which was at First Baptist Church of Sharo…