JSCC Sponsors New Horizons Art Show at the Ned

Jackson, Tenn. — Jackson State Community College is sponsoring the New Horizons art show at the Ned through April 30. This is in cooperation with ArtReach, an art outreach program in collaboration with the City of Jackson. The site of the show is the The Ned McWherter Cultural Arts Center located at 316 East Main St. in downtown Jackson.

The annual event highlights the art work of college students and emerging artists. Jackson State has two students in the show as well as several alumni.

There will be a reception on Friday, March 27, 6:30

JSCC Radiography Program Hosts Information Sessions

Jackson, Tenn. — The Radiography Program at Jackson State Community College will offer information sessions for those interested in a rewarding career in medical imaging on Monday, April 6 at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Nelms Classroom Building room C1E3 at the college’s main campus in Jackson.

The sessions will be conducted by the program director and a radiography faculty member who will share information concerning the program application process, program structure and job opportunities.

The JSCC Radiography program is a two year, associate of applied science degree program and graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination to become Registered Technologists in Radiography.

The application deadline for admission to the Fall 2009 Radiography class is June 1. For more information call 425-2612 or go online to http://www.jscc.edu/academics/departments/allied-health/radiography.html.

Jackson State Announces First Graduates in Public Library Program

Jackson, Tenn. — Jackson State Community College is proud to announce the first graduates in its public library certificate program.

Pauline Vaughn of Estill Springs, Tenn., who works at the Coffee County Lannom Memorial Public Library in Manchester, Tenn., and Sharon Timbs of Covington, Tenn., who works at the Tipton County Public Library in Covington, were the first students at Jackson State to complete requirements for the certificate.

This online course of study is designed for public library support staff and for those interested in a career in public library service. This certificate can assist individuals in getting a greater degree of competency at their present level of employment or aid in career advancement.

Completion of the certificate requires six intensive courses and results in 18 hours of college credit.
For more information on the public library certificate at Jackson State, contact Scott Cohen at 731-424-3520 x615 or scohen@jscc.edu.