Jarvis Christian College
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|Affiliation||Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)|
|President||Dr. Lester Newman|
|Address||PR 7631,Hwy 80 E, Hawkins, Texas,
|Colors||Blue and Gold|
|Sports||Basketball, tennis, soccer, baseball, volleyball|
Jarvis Christian College (JCC) is an independent four year, historically black college affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). It is located in unincorporated Wood County, Texas, near Hawkins. It was founded in 1912, and is currently headed by President Dr. Lester C. Newman.
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.
Eight of the nine National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities are represented on campus. These organizations are:
|Alpha Phi Alpha||ΑΦΑ||Theta Alpha||ΘA|
|Alpha Kappa Alpha||ΑKA||Zeta Chi||ZX|
|Kappa Alpha Psi||ΚΑΨ||Zeta Xi||ZΞ|
|Omega Psi Phi||ΩΨΦ||Phi Beta||ΦB|
|Delta Sigma Theta||ΔΣΘ||Theta Kappa||ΘK|
|Phi Beta Sigma||ΦΒΣ||Epsilon Zeta||EZ|
|Zeta Phi Beta||ΖΦΒ||Zeta Delta||ZΔ|
|Sigma Gamma Rho||ΣΓΡ||Kappa Upsilon||KY|
East Texas Natural History Collection
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.
- "Texas Christian University." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition, (2011): 1.
- NAIA Championship History