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Three members of the Veterans Club

Services for veterans rank high at JCCC

Our military-friendly campus has services for veterans that range from providing a free cup of coffee to finding funding for secondary degrees.

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Tutor helping a student in the Writing Center

JCCC - Your student resource destination

From resource centers to tutors, JCCC has countless tools to help students achieve success.

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Student Engagement Ambassadors team photo including 11 of their employees.

Make fun and games part of your Cavalier Student Life

Before, after or in between classes, stop by JCCC’s Student Lounge or Campus Center for board games, video games or quiet study time.

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Student ID card draped across a stack of books on a table. It is jean Claude Cavalier's ID card.

Perks of being a Cavalier: Student ID discounts

JCCC students have opportunities to save time and money using their student IDs.

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Your guide to dining on campus

New and improved: Discover the best spots to eat on campus

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JCCC student looking into the distance against a backdrop of the American flag

Cavaliers define the American Dream

In a recent video, four Cavaliers provide their thoughts on the age-old question, “What is the American Dream?”

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Students in a yoga class in the GYM

Health and wellness services

It’s not all about hitting the books. Many factors contribute to your successful college experience, including health and wellness. JCCC can help you excel – mentally, physically and academically.

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Two young boys having fun with arts and crafts

Discover JCCC’s summer youth programs

With summer in full swing, JCCC offers a variety of youth programs aimed at engaging, educating and entertaining. From art classes to sports camps and clinics, there are many opportunities for your children to cultivate new skills, make lasting...

Our College, Campus Life

Katie Sadler posing near the living wall pointing out different plants

It’s alive: Get to know Galileo’s Pavilion

With living walls and a water reclamation system, Galileo’s Pavilion takes “green building” to a whole new level.

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JCCC police officer walking and talking with a group of students

JCCC named 7th safest college in the U.S.

Teams of professionals and trained volunteers work around the clock to keep the JCCC campus safe and secure

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The 2018 Hare and Bell Academic Writing Contest winners are (from left to right) Savannah Price, Talita Shirky and Brandon Bender.

Hare and Bell contest recognizes great academic writing

Winners encourage others to ‘take a chance,’ write more

Campus Life, Our Students

Grace Palcic wearing a graduation cap and holding tassels from two different schools

Student doubles up on diplomas

College Now saves time and money; start your college journey in high school

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A cosmetology student styling a client's hair

Serving the community

JCCC provides experience-based education to its students, allowing them to gain real-world training while delivering a variety of services to the community.

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Photo from above of students studying at an octagonal computer table.

Use Billington Library to help during finals

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Graphic of a pathway with the words AccuCampus goals- track, engage and retain

Pathways + AccuCampus = Student Success

Your personal high-tech assistant is coming soon

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Coach Kent Shelley posing with a framed JCCC baseball jersey with the number 1,000 on it.

JCCC Baseball 1000th win

JCCC head coach Kent Shelley reaches sports career milestone

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Sustainable agriculture participant harvesting on the JCCC Open Petal farm

Open Petal Farm: JCCC’s hidden gem

Open Petal Farm serves as a learning lab for JCCC’s Sustainable Agriculture students so they can learn the ins and outs of growing local, fresh produce.

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Chefs presenting a cooking demonstration in the Wysong Family Culinary Theatre

Food is the performer at the Wysong Family Culinary Theatre

Flexible and unique space ideal for student learning and special events

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Students in the International Club posing by flags of various countries

‘Discover the World’ right here on campus

International students present on their homelands

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Aerial view of students working at an octagonal computer station in the library

Not your ordinary library: Check out the benefits

Be successful; use the library

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Sustainability efforts inspire student involvement

Students discover their passion by working with the Student Sustainability Committee

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Respiratory care students learn using a manikin

Respiratory therapy: An exciting and rewarding career. Interested? Apply by March 15

High demand and good pay await JCCC grads

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Culinary students prepare food in a kitchen

Local high school chef team wins JCCC competition

Midwest students compete for culinary scholarships and awards

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Beth Gully

Professor builds memories from year in China

Sister school offers cultural exchange for teachers and students

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Photo looking into the Food Court located on COM 1.5

Easy ways to trim your waistline and save your budget

Healthy eating doesn't have to cost a fortune

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2017 Gala raises over $600K for student scholarships

Student gives account of how funds transformed her future

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One student applying sensors to the arm of another student as they work in the motion capture studio

Mo-Cap Studio: Animation done digitally

JCCC’s Motion Capture Studio uses professional-level technology

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Salad with pears and greens on a triangular plate with the exterior of the Nerman Museum in the background

Café Tempo Wins Award

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The Collaboration Center at JCCC

Come to the CoLab: JCCC's "creativity toolbox" for experiential learning

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Randy Stange

Cavs welcome new Athletic Director

Randy Stange looks forward to the future, building programs and facilities.

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Two customers examining the options at the Global Kitchen in the basement of the COM building

If you're hungry

Where and why to eat at JCCC

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Pierce Turcotte with his band members

Online student logs credits on the road

A humble natural musician with a passion for life

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Graham Murphy under the trees in Fountain Square

Rebel with a Pathway

Learn how to plug into campus life

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Several basketball players' hands reaching up to grab a basketball

Championship basketball: Both men and women head to Nationals

Both the women’s and the men’s basketball teams from Johnson County Community College will be playing in their respective 2017 NJCAA Division II Tournaments.

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Ron Suskind in a chair addressing the Kansas Autism Conference

‘Life, Animated’ writer: ‘How does it feel to be you?’

Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and author, Ron Suskind, keynoted the annual Kansas Autism Conference.

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Jessie Artigue

Tips for winning at social media

Blogger, stylist and podcaster Jessie Artigue shared her tips on creating social media during an appearance at Johnson County Community College.

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Mary O' script with some measuring tape framing it; blurry costume drawing in the background.

JCCC Made

Collaboration is fundamental.

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Venita and Kirsten Cucurella with Olga and Michael Poleleyev

Honors program’s dynamic duos

The Johnson County Community College Honors program is not only seeing double, but seeing double double, with not one but two parent/child combos enrolled in the program at the same time.

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Fabiola Cruz

New culture, new country, familiar goal

To get a good job, Fabiola Cruz had to learn English, then get a college degree. Persistence is getting her there.

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A montage of photos of JCCC's sustainability program

Winning at Sustainability

JCCC wins three national awards for its earth-wise efforts.

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Paving the way

PAVE mentor program connects student veterans

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Adult Basic Education/GED® Program photo montage

JCAE spells GED® S-U-C-C-E-S-S

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week celebrates the courage and conviction of lifelong learning.

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