December Archive

  • Maggie Chen

    Respiratory care at JCCC
    December 21, 2015

    After getting her bachelor’s degree at the University of California at Berkeley, Maggie Chen decided to come back home – not only to her parents but to the place where she grew up: Johnson County County Community College. Chen...
  • Gregory Choong

    Financially fit
    December 11, 2015

    Gregory Choong wants to help people be healthy – financially healthy – so they can make the most of the resources they have. He’s learning how to make that happen at Johnson County Community College. As the son of...
  • International family learning
    December 11, 2015

    Spouses and children of international students can lead lonely existences. They may have culture shock and few friends. Regulations may bar them from working, so their only social outlet may be their immediate family. However, a new change to the...
  • Nancy Whedon

    No one like Nancy
    December 04, 2015

    Monica Sambuu went looking for her boss one day. She found her in the basement washing dishes. “I asked her what she was doing. She said, ‘Oh, the dish washer said he didn’t feel well, so I let him go home.’...
  • Examples of historical medical books and equipment

    They did what?
    November 28, 2015

    Most history classes talk about battles won and lost, but not about the different types of amputation saws used on the limbs of wounded soldiers. Most science classes don’t really discuss that either, nor the bacteria that invaded...
  • Matt Phillips

    Against the best in the world
    November 28, 2015

    Matt Phillips is one of the best young chefs in the world – so good that he recently represented the United States during a prestigious culinary competition in Hungary. But what does he eat when he’s at home? Rice. And...