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Jarvis Christian College (JCC) is an independent four year, historically black college affiliated with the Christian Church ( Disciples of Christ). It is located in [1 ] unincorporated Wood County, Texas, near Hawkins. It was founded in 1912, and is currently headed by President Dr. Lester C. Newman. [2 ]
Athletics [ edit ]
Jarvis Christian teams, nicknamed athletically as the Bulldogs, are part of the
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), primarily competing in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC). Men's sports include basketball, baseball, and cross country; while women's sports include basketball and cross country. Jarvis Christian has appeared in the NAIA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament three times: 2003, 2008, and 2009.
Student Life [ edit ]
Eight of the nine National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities are represented on campus. These organizations are:
East Texas Natural History Collection [ edit ]
Jarvis houses a regional collection of biologial specimens in its 10,000 square foot Frost Hall. The collections are concentrated on the herbarium and entomology collections, but also houses minor holdings in other natural history areas of study and historical materials that are related to natural history or land use history.
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