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The University of West Alabama is giving Jones College students extra incentives to become UWA Tigers upon completion of their associate degree at Jones. UWA’s new partnership with JC guarantees admission for Jones students who have a 2.0 GPA and 45 transferable credit hours or an associate …

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Sara J. Adams, 81, of Laurel died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel. She was born Tuesday, Aug. 15, 1939, in Laurel.

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Fourteen Jones College students completed the EMT/Paramedic program and celebrated their achievement with a pinning ceremony. Each student successfully completing the program will receive an associate degree or technical certificate from the college and be eligible to take the National Regis…

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As health and education officials contemplate how to have classes and a fall sports season safely, the Jones College Bobcat Math League has also weighed the options. After careful consideration and consultation with JC administrators, BML Commissioner and Jones College math instructor Dr. Je…

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While all University-Parallel (academic) courses are being taught online through Sept. 4 at Jones College, some students taking medical courses and Career and Technical programs are cautiously meeting on campus. All students entering campus must meet a strict list of requirements to ensure t…

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Jones College President Dr. Jesse Smith announced at a virtual employee meeting late Wednesday that all University-Parallel (academic) courses would be taught completely online through Friday, Sept. 4. Noting that Jones County and the other seven counties comprised in the two-year college’s …

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ELLISVILLE - On June 17, 2020, at the Jones College Board of Trustees’ monthly meeting, a newly modified academic calendar was approved. In an effort to proactively protect students and employees from the impact of a potential fall wave of COVID-19, Jones College will start its fall semester…

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In preparation for scheduled electrical maintenance, the Jones College campus in Ellisville will be closed on Thursday, June 25, and Friday, June 26. All offices on the main campus in Ellisville will be closed. The phone system will not be operational as normal.

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Jones College has announced the 2020 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 Jones College drive-through graduation ceremony scheduled for June 12 has been canceled due to the increasing threat of COVID-19 in the Jones County area. Jones County transitioned into one of Mississippi’s hotspots over the last month with the latest state-reported statistics listing Jo…

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Community colleges in Mississippi and nationwide have responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic, making contributions to enhance capabilities of emergency responders and health-care professionals. Two-year public colleges have the unique capability to re-skill the workforce as Mississippi a…

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Fourth-year Jones College head football coach Steve Buckley preaches that at JC he wants to develop players academically, athletically and socially. And more than winning a national championship on the field, he wants kids to win in the classroom first.

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Francis Marion University men’s basketball coach Gary Edwards announced the signing of 6-foot-8 forward Zach Malone of Saline, La. Malone comes to FMU from Jones College and will have two years to suit up for the Patriots.

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Jones College’s Kids’ College summer camp has been canceled to ensure the college follows the CDC guidelines regarding the coronavirus. The summer camp has been the first week of June for the last 13 years for kids in first through sixth grade.

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As Jones College students finish the spring semester online, college president Dr. Jesse Smith is encouraging students to continue their education this summer by offering a tuition discount. The summer term tuition will be discounted to $75 per credit hour, or 40 percent off the full tuition price.

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Jones College women's soccer has announced the signing of a program-record nine student-athletes transferring on to participate at four-year schools across five different states. 

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A unique combination of resources and skills has sparked a collaborative effort among three Jones College faculty to help the healthcare providers on the “front line” fight the invisible war with the Corona Virus. Electro-Mechanical Technology instructor Cody Robertson, CAD Engineering Techn…

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As Jones College students embark on a new journey taking all classes online beginning March 30, college administrators are aware some students may need help to overcome a few obstacles to finish the semester. Among the top issues specifically being addressed by the college include access to …

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Jones College is complying with the restrictions on event sizes recommended by the White House due to the global, COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and has postponed spring commencement ceremonies. The college is planning to mail diplomas to graduates and is also considering opportunities for in…

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Jones College will dismiss classes after tonight (Thursday) and students will be allowed to begin spring break, college President Dr. Jesse Smith said in an email to students and employees.

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CLINTON – Destiny Haymer poured in her second career triple-double and Jatyjia Jones and Chyna Allen added career highs to help propel Jones past LSU Eunice, 84-72, Thursday night in the NJCAA Region 23 Semifinals.

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A musical feast featuring musicians from the region and music from around the world and centuries ago will be heard on Fridays in March and April at Jones College. The annual spring recital series features a variety of musicians and vocalists entertaining the audience around the lunch hour.  

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Jones College’s Concert Choir will spend the spring performing in churches throughout Jones County. The first concert is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Sharon.  The 86-member choir will perform at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 5 at West Ellisville Baptist Church and at 6 p.…

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SCOOBA – It just wasn't meant to be for the three-time defending MACJC Champion Jones College Bobcats Thursday night at Keyes Currie Coliseum.

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SCOOBA – Destiny Haymer (Holmes County Central) flirted with a triple-double, finishing two assists and three rebounds shy, and Jatyjia Jones (Pontotoc) added a double-double as No. 10 Jones knocked off Itawamba, 67-56, Wednesday afternoon at Currie Coliseum to advance to its fourth straight…

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Jones College psychology instructor Stephanie Green has been selected as the Jones College 2019-2020 Mississippi Humanities Teacher of the Year.  She will be honored by the Mississippi Humanities Council and the college on Tuesday, March 10, at 10:30 a.m. in the M.P. Bush Fine Arts Auditoriu…

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The Jones Bobcats and Lady Bobcats hosted back-to-back contests against East Central at A.B. Howard Gymnasium on Monday. Both home teams earned convincing wins, building more momentum to carry into postseason play. 

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Report shows Jones, other community colleges have huge economic impact in Mississippi

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The University of South Alabama’s “Pathway USA” partnership with Jones College has established more ways for Jones students to earn a bachelor’s degree. South Alabama President Dr. Tony Waldrop said the partnership benefits everyone involved but, most importantly, it's expanding access to fo…