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  • Press Release

    JCCC receives grant to train veterans in truck-driving program
    October 19, 2016

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Johnson County Community College is one of seven technical and community colleges across the nation to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety...
  • Honors program’s dynamic duos
    October 15, 2016

    Like mother, like daughter: Venita and Kirsten Cucurella "I learned about JCCC through an online web search," Venita Cucurella said. "My daughter attended JCCC during her senior year. She had such a good experience that I...
  • Press Release

    Seeking six students for STEM scholarship…
    October 12, 2016

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Current Johnson County Community College students are eligible to apply for a prestigious scholarship program from the National Science Foundation. The scholarships, based on past academic performance and...
  • New culture, new country, familiar goal
    October 07, 2016

    Twenty-five years ago, Fabiola Cruz had just gotten married. She was 15, the daughter of seasonal farm workers who moved wherever harvest time took them. Now, at 40, she’s a college student who’s already finished her associate...
  • Press Release

    Firehouse Subs donates AED to JCCC Police Department
    October 06, 2016

    Em Smail, supervisor of JCCC Dining Services, Gregory Russell, chief of police, and Tara Ruff, franchise owner of the Firehouse Subs in the JCCC food court, show off the new campus AED device. Photo by Susan McSpadden/JCCC OVERLAND PARK, Kan....
  • Press Release

    JCCC wins $10,000 national Green Genome Award for sustainability efforts
    October 03, 2016

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Johnson County Community College is one of nine community colleges from across the nation to receive a 2016 Green Genome Award for exemplary efforts to promote sustainability. The award is presented by the American...
  • Winning at Sustainability
    October 03, 2016

    Over at the Center for Sustainability, they’re making more room on the trophy shelf. Announced only a few weeks apart, Johnson County Community College scored three major national awards for its ongoing sustainability...
  • Paving the way
    October 01, 2016

    Johnson County Community College has been selected to be a partner school with PAVE (Peer Advisers for Veterans Education), a nationally recognized peer mentor program for veterans. According their website, “PAVE connects incoming...