Jarvis Christian College Is Our April School of the Month

About Jarvis Christian College
Established in 1912 and located in Hawkins, Texas, as an institution for teachers, Jarvis Christian College began as Jarvis Christian Institute, modeled after the Southern Christian Institute of Edwards, Mississippi. Today, the College is a private, residential, Historically Black Liberal Arts College affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

The College is headed by Dr. Lester C. Newman, the 12th President. The mission of the college is to prepare students intellectually, through academic programs that promote excellence in teaching and learning; socially, through student-centered support programs that encourage positive and constructive communication among peers, faculty, and staff; spiritually, through programs that stimulate spiritual growth and worship; and personally, through interaction that fosters self-development and maturity.


Students “Working for a Purpose,” in support of Jarvis Christian College being named The Tom Joyner Foundation April School of the Month.









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Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White is Director of Digital Strategy for the Tom Joyner Foundation, a writer and editor.

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