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May Archive


  • Cassie Nelson

    Retired. Returning. Ready.
    May 27, 2016

    Cassie Nelson could be enjoying her retirement in various ways – taking vacation, relaxing or spending more time with family. Instead she’s at Johnson County Community College to get her degree, finishing what she started years...
  • Samuel Sommerville

    JCCC foreign language prof is happy 'ayudar'
    May 27, 2016

    Students learning Spanish at the U.S. State Department will benefit from the work of Samuel Sommerville, professor of foreign language at Johnson County Community College.  The School of Language Studies at...
  • Press Release

    Foundation chooses Adam Hamilton as Johnson Countian of the Year
    May 24, 2016

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Adam Hamilton, founding pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, has been selected as the Johnson Countian of the Year by the board of the Johnson County Community College...
  • Chris Stanley

    Web Development Magic
    May 21, 2016

    Chris Stanley describes his web development certificate as "a little bit of magic." "It really was a little bit of magic to me," he said. "I wasn't expecting too much when I enrolled." But…poof! He used...
  • Press Release

    Hospitality and Culinary Academy at JCCC named for John 'Jack' and Glenna Wylie
    May 16, 2016

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The newest building at Johnson County Community College will be named the Wylie Hospitality and Culinary Academy after the late businessman and philanthropist John “Jack” Wylie and his departed...
  • Press Release

    JCCC introduces metro tuition rate for Missouri residents
    May 13, 2016

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Because the price of quality education is sometimes an obstacle for people wanting to go to college, the new Johnson County Community College metro tuition rate makes it more affordable for those who want to cross...
  • STEM: It's a Girl Thing
    May 13, 2016

    Flying drones. Artic parkas. Robots made from toothbrushes. All this, and more, was part of STEM: It’s a Girl Thing, a half-day workshop for fourth and fifth-grade girls at Johnson County Community College.  It was a...
  • Steve Gerson

    ‘Time to be thankful’
    May 13, 2016

    Steve Gerson, professor of English, is a happy man. It’s not just because he’s retiring after 38 years at Johnson County Community College. It’s not because he’s been chosen for a prestigious national award....
  • Press Release

    Sandate appointed to fill JCCC board vacancy
    May 06, 2016

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Henry Sandate has been appointed to fill the vacancy on the board of trustees at Johnson County Community College. Sandate, Shawnee, self-employed, State Farm agent, will complete the term of Bob Drummond, who...
  • Andrea Broomfield

    Kansas City, food and history
    May 06, 2016

    Andrea Broomfield, professor of English at Johnson County Community College, has written a tribute to her hometown. She calls it “a labor of love.” The book “Kansas City: A Food Biography” shares hundreds of...