On April 7, 2012, the Jarvis Christian College Board of Trustees approved five new sports programs for the upcoming academic school year 2012-2013:
- Men Baseball
- Men Track & Field
- Women Track & Field
- Women Volleyball
- Men Soccer
Jarvis Christian College is thrilled to expand its commitment of supporting collegiate athletics with the addition of these new programs. “Bringing back baseball, volleyball, soccer and track & field will enhance our athletic program,” stated Elissa Burwell, Director of Athletics. “We feel that these new programs will have a significant impact on student campus life.”
For more information, please contact Elissa Burwell, Director of Athletics at 903-730-4890 ext. 2520.
ABOUT JARVIS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
Founded in 1912, Jarvis Christian College is a historically Black College affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The mission of the College is to prepare each student intellectually, socially, spiritually and personally to participate in and contribute to a global and technological society. The campus is situated in an attractive wooded area of about 1,000 acres, providing adequate room for future expansion. The campus proper covers approximately 243 acres approximately 100 miles southeast of Dallas, Texas and 89 miles southwest of Shreveport, Louisiana. The college is also conveniently located 30 miles west of Longview, Texas and 21 miles northeast of Tyler, Texas.
Jarvis Christian College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate degree.