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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

    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...