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June Archive


  • New and Improved
    November 23, 2015

    Looking for a new class at Johnson County Community College? You’re in luck. You can choose from 110 of them. Yep – you read that right. There are triple digits on the number of classes with a...
  • Katie nelson

    Competing with cancer
    September 11, 2015

    Imagine traveling with teammates on your way to compete in a championship meet and you find out you have cancer. That is the reality that Katie Nelson, a sophomore on JCCC’s women’s cross country and track team, faced last...
  • New Zealand culinary team wins; JCCC had best dessert
    June 29, 2015

    The New Zealand team won overall, garnering the highest number of points. Hong Kong won for best teamwork. Australia won for best appetizer. United Kingdom won for best main course and JCCC won for best dessert.  Felix Sturmer, professor...
  • Kathryn Grube

    Lobbying for color
    June 29, 2015

    Kathryn Grube, assistant professor of interior design, has received the 2015 Publications Award from Johnson County Community College for her research on the use of color on classroom walls. Grube has published four scholarly articles on the...
  • Nathaly Cifuentes

    Passion for People
    June 19, 2015

    Nathaly Cifuentes Riano is a hugger. The Johnson County Community College student (and student activities ambassador) works at the Student Welcome Desk – a perfect job for a person who loves meeting people. “I’m...
  • Help for nurses and patients
    June 19, 2015

    Looking for a job where demand is increasing? Consider becoming a licensed practical nurse through study at Johnson County Community College. As the baby boomer generation ages, more of the American population will be over 65 years old. In fact,...
  • Juan and (almost) done
    June 06, 2015

    Juan Piedrahita already had his bachelor’s degree when he decided to attend Johnson County Community College “I couldn’t find a good job in Colombia,” Piedrahita said of his home country. His plan, then, was...