JCCC Stories

Secretary DeVos visit the automotive technology lab and speaks to faculty and students

JCCC Praised by DeVos

DeVos Visited Campus Thursday, Sept. 14

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JCCC student Hunter Meyer

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Use DegreeCheck to keep track of courses and grades.

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Professor Allison Smith, art history

Art + History = So-Cool Culture

Professor makes art history enthralling.

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JCCC student placing wires on the scalp of a volunteer patient. The wires are for a sleep study

Get great jobs fast

JCCC's neurodiagnostic program sets the pace for accreditation.

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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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JCCC admissions staff gathered around Braden Decker waving at the camera

JCCC Admissions staff rally around one of their own

Braden Decker needs a new kidney. His co-workers rally in support.

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Professor Mazen Akkam teaching a networking class

JCCC wins grant for cybersecurity classes

To strengthen its cybersecurity classes, Johnson County Community College will receive more than $20,000 from a national mentorship program.

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Two JCCC students sitting on a sofa and working on their laptops

Info for online classes

Two systems, but one goal

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JCCC student sitting in the electric car which has the JCCC logo on it

JCCC accelerates sustainable driving

Electric cars steer driver ed students away from gas guzzlers

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Wil WIlcock

Student ditches art school for JCCC

Hanna 'Wil' Wilcock finds self-expression in JCCC Art Department

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Henry Fortunato giving a talk in front of a historical marker on the Indian Creek Bike and Hike Trail.

JCCC’s history is just a trail away

The history of Johnson County Community College has now been shared with the community as part of a major enhancement to the Overland Park segment of the Indian Creek Bike and Hike Trail.

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At a recent convention in Orlando, CoSIDA president Andy Seeley (left) presented the organization’s 25-year award to Tyler Cundith, Johnson County Community College sports information director. Contributed photo.

Honoring excellence

JCCC Sports Info Director gets big win at convention

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Dan Murtaugh

English professor publishes book on WWII-era writer

'Goodnight, Beloved Comrade' gives a voice to an unspoken epistolary love story

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Bathroom trash bin labeled 'paper towel composting'

The Beauty of It

JCCC adds new initiatives that advance overall sustainability goals.

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Juniper Tangpuz posing by a model of Superman in flight

Fine Arts lab aide breaks barriers at mall studio

In April, the Fine Arts studio aide at Johnson County Community College became the first Artist in Residence at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Rebekah Lodos

KCPT partnership opens world for JCCC students

Advanced Reporting class at JCCC pairs students with producers and reporters at Kansas City Public Television.

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Two JCCC students posing with a car wrapped with the JCCC logo

Car wrap gets a good rap

Blue Valley students get real-world marketing, design experience at JCCC

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Cata Wedman posing outside on campus

8 great reasons to love JCCC

Student Cata Wedman shares her list

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Wylie Hospitality and Culinary Academy with students walking across campus

Tuition stays same for 2017-18

Students win when tuition stays flat.

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Kendra Wendte

In her own words: Kendra Wendte

‘JCCC is a college to get excited about’

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Alison Smith standing in front of a line of semis

Women of the Road

Female truckers steer into nontraditional career

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Young girl wearing safety goggles and holding a molecular model

JCCC gets grant to get STEM Scholars succeeding

Select students interested in working in science, technology, engineering and math have a unique opportunity to get the financial, academic and social support they need to complete their degree.

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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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Stock image of skateboarder

Alumnus to share documentary March 21

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Dan Kampen

For the love of his departed wife

Donor sets up scholarship for career programs

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Two smiling students studying together in a resource center

Free tutoring!

Get help to succeed at campus resource centers

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Nicole Fuentes

Student vlogger: “Why I Love JCCC”

JCAV producer shares her award-winning video, career goals

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The Collaboration Center at JCCC

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

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JCCC marketing class meeting in Collaboration Center

Local Store Gets PR Boost

When academic hunger meets real-world business needs great things can happen.

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Ben Carpenter poses in front of his food computer prototype model

Making a food computer

JCCC student wins national developer award for his futuristic project

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A smiling Sarah Patton at a podium presenting her research

On the ‘trail’ of history

Student enjoys unique internship, uncovering past in JCCC archives

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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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Paving the way

PAVE mentor program connects student veterans

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A JCCC representative at the Sporting Kansas City stadium

Out and About with JCCC

Community engagement activities showcase innovative experiences.

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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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Daniel Jenab

Depth of perception

Alumnus Daniel Jenab thought JCCC was for losers until he fell in love with the place

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A job-shadow student meets with a worker in her chosen field.

Job Shadowing

JCCC students like Kashae Roark can meet with area professionals in their chosen fields.

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David Moore

People to meet. Places to go.

Graduate credits JCCC for opening doors.

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Samira Hussein

Internationalizing human resources

Professor Samira Hussein brings global focus to business class

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Jon Roberts

Getting in the door

Storefront design and fabrication company wins KSBDC Exporting Business of Year.

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Steve Waddell and his dog

Learning through interaction

Education company wins KSBDC Existing Business of the Year.

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Danny Alexander

Real Love, No Drama

English professor Danny Alexander writes book on Mary J. Blige

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Nancie Chenoweth

‘You can do it, too’

In 1973 at JCCC, with four kids under age 10, Nancie Chenoweth began her inspiring educational journey

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Eric Schroder and David Kuluva

Getting to the heart

Cardiac screening company wins KSBDC Emerging Business of Year.

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Jeffery Redmond

Courage to change

Stuck in dead-end jobs, Jeffery Redmond empowered himself to change the world.

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Troop of young girl scouts from above

We 'can' help!

Former JCCC student Laura Pulliam and her Girl Scouts help JCCC food pantry

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Dave Ellis

Offering a helping hand on first steps

Counselor Dave Ellis reached out to high schools to help students apply for college, even if the college wasn’t JCCC.

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Samuel Sommerville

JCCC foreign language prof is happy 'ayudar'

Samuel Sommerville’s work will be used by U.S. State Department to teach Spanish

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Chris Stanley

Web Development Magic

When Chris Stanley found the right certificate program, his career fell into place

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Andrea Broomfield

Kansas City, food and history

English professor Andrea Broomfield writes “Kansas City: A Food Biography”

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Gregory Choong

Financially fit

Future financial adviser Gregory Choong is already making good money decisions

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Matt Phillips

Against the best in the world

Culinary student Matt Phillips competes in international competition.

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Student, Jamelle Blunt and counselor, Bruce Harvey

Student Says Counselor Gave Him Courage

Thanks to counselor Bruce Harvey, Jamelle Blunt has a head start on his career path.

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