Academics Affairs

The Academic Affairs Division includes the subdivisions of Health Sciences, BIC, Communication and Humanities, Math and Natural Sciences, Nursing, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Academic Affairs also oversees the Academic Assistance Center, Learning Support Program, Library, Distance Education, Tech Prep Education, Continuing Education, Writing Center, and the Small Business Development Center. There are three off-campus centers located in Savannah, Lexington, and Humboldt. The deans and directors of these areas report to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

The Academic Affairs Division of Jackson State Community College provides a dynamic, learning-centered environment dedicated to integrity, excellence, innovation and success.

Among other things, the Academic Affairs Office provides leadership for the academic calendar, advising, curriculum, coordination of classes, graduation process, faculty issues, and other academic policies and processes. We are located in the Administration Building, Room 113 and are open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Photo of Tom PiggTom Pigg
Professor of Computer Information Technology, Dean of Health Sciences and CIT, and Interim VP of Academic Affairs

Photo of Melissa LylesMelissa Lyles
Executive Secretary to VP of Academic Affairs

Photo of Jennifer CherryJennifer Cherry
Director, Curriculum and Adjunct Services