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State of Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II visits Jackson College

(September 28, 2022 3:33 PM) Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist visited Jackson College on Tuesday for a tour of the facilities and an update on the College's educational efforts. Meeting with Jackson College trustees, President Dan Phelan, administration, faculty and staff during a walking tour of the campus, Gilchrist visited Student Services, the Center for Student Success, and the Multicultural Center in Bert Walker Hall, the Health Laboratory Center with three learning labs and the Dental Clinic, the Oasis and the Health Clinic. The tour ended at the new STEAM Factory (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), which will soon house advanced manufacturing/industry 4.0 as well as art and graphic design. “I appreciate the invitation and I’m really proud to be able to come and spend some time on campus,” Gilchrist said. “Our hope, the Governor and I, is to enable people to see more pathways to college. I think a college like Jackson College uniquely embodies that. In particular, I’m impressed with the investments in student success. It's important to recognize that there are many reasons why people don’t finish college, then to find ways to meet all of those needs so that people have more reasons to finish than…

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