New class: Spanish equivalent of Comp I
January 09, 2017A new class at Johnson County Community College will help students who grew up speaking Spanish to better learn the spelling, grammar and other rules of their “heritage”...
Triple Play: Sisters Earn PMI-PBA® Certificates
January 03, 2017It’s long been said, the family that plays together stays together and in the case of the three Brown sisters, the family that learns together earns certifications together. Jennifer and Janelle Brown are twins and Natashea is their...
Volunteers package 20,000 meals at BNSF to help stop hunger
December 22, 2016OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Somewhere in the world, a child who is hungry soon will eat a meal packaged by volunteers associated with Johnson County Community. On Friday, Dec. 16, more than 145 people, mostly staff from Burlington Northern...
JCCC enters partnership with UPS on tuition assistance
December 20, 2016OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Johnson County Community College has agreed to become a partner in the United Parcel Service (UPS) Earn and Learn® program. Under the terms of the agreement signed on Tuesday, Dec. 20, JCCC will allow a...
JCCC vice president to participate in leadership program
December 08, 2016OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce has selected 35 business professionals to participate in its 2017 Leadership Overland Park program. Among them is Randy Weber, vice president of student success and engagement...
Local Store Gets PR Boost
December 03, 2016Students tackle collaboration – local business scores Energy that’s created by collaboration is undeniable. When academic hunger meets real-world business needs great things can happen, which is why JCCC’s Small...
Making a food computer
December 03, 2016Rest assured: it may be in pieces now, but Ben Carpenter will complete a personal food computer. “Those who know me know that once I get an idea into my head, I don’t stop,” he said. For his tenacity and technical...
On the ‘trail’ of history
December 03, 2016Johnson County Community College alumna Sarah Patton wanted a history internship that was unlike any other. She found it researching for the Indian Creek Trail Interpretive Signage Project. The project is a series of outdoor exhibit panels to be...