February Archive

  • Dave Ellis

    Offering a helping hand on first steps
    June 03, 2016

    Raise your hand if you like filling out forms. Odds are, you’re a high school senior unsure of where you want to go to college, or even if you want to go to college, you’re not going to raise your hand. Filling out forms can be...
  • Hosting a championship
    February 27, 2016

    On the evening of Saturday, March 19, a national champion will be decided on the court of Johnson County Community College. The National Junior College Athletic Association D-II women’s basketball championship game will cap off a week of...
  • Press Release

    Bob Drummond submits resignation from JCCC board of trustees
    February 22, 2016

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Bob Drummond has submitted his resignation from Johnson County Community College board of trustees.  The trustees will consider his resignation at their regular monthly meeting on March 24th, 2016. Drummond...
  • Mpho Kekana

    Ripples From Apartheid
    February 19, 2016

    Mpho Kekana grew up in a township in South Africa amidst the fall of apartheid and the freeing of Nelson Mandela. Like ripples from a rock thrown into a pond, the effects of that political upheaval led to his graduation from Johnson County...
  • Press Release

    JCCC Model United Nations team wins two position paper awards, honorable mention
    February 18, 2016 | Media contact: Anne Christiansen-Bullers

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Model United Nations team from Johnson County Community College received an Honorable Mention Delegation Award plus two position paper awards for its portrayal of France and Vietnam at the 2016 Midwest Model...
  • Maria Kuripet Diaz

    From trauma to triumph
    February 09, 2016

    Maria Kuripet Diaz, winner of a BizFest scholarship through the JCCC Foundation, is sure that without those funds, she’d never be successful in college. She imagines herself as a receptionist at a car dealership, trying to squeeze in...
  • Johnson County certifies JCCC as a green partner
    February 04, 2016

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Johnson County Community College was honored today by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioner as a certified green partner. The county board recognized JCCC and six other local businesses and organizations...
  • Press Release

    Academic Excellence Teams selected for national tournament
    February 04, 2016

    Two teams from Johnson County Community College Academic Excellence Challenge teams will compete in the National Academic Quiz Tournaments Community College National Tournament Feb. 26-27 – a first for the organization. Previously, only...