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December Archive


  • New class: Spanish equivalent of Comp I
    January 09, 2017

    A 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, 2017

    It’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...
  • Press Release

    Volunteers package 20,000 meals at BNSF to help stop hunger
    December 22, 2016

    OVERLAND 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...
  • Press Release

    JCCC enters partnership with UPS on tuition assistance
    December 20, 2016

    OVERLAND 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...
  • Press Release

    JCCC vice president to participate in leadership program
    December 08, 2016

    OVERLAND 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...
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    Local Store Gets PR Boost
    December 03, 2016

    Students 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...
  • Ben Carpenter poses in front of his food computer prototype model

    Making a food computer
    December 03, 2016

    Rest 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...
  • A smiling Sarah Patton at a podium presenting her research

    On the ‘trail’ of history
    December 03, 2016

    Johnson 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...