Photo Stories 2014

    December, 2014

  • Dudes in Nursing

    Dudes in Nursing

    Male practical nursing students form group to support, motivate each other

    Published On: 12/08/14

  • Finding education – and a calling

    Eric Gormly

    Where Eric Gormly ended up isn’t where he started; he couldn’t be happier

    Published On: 12/08/14

  • Why choose JCCC?

    Apply: Selfie with Jean-Claude

    Applying is fast and easy – acceptance is quick

    Published On: 12/01/14

  • Seeing is believing

    Visit: group in Fountain Square

    Come for a tour, stay for an education

    Published On: 12/01/14

  • Spring registration now open

    Enroll: braided, bunned women and computer

    Three tips to help in choosing your classes

    Published On: 12/01/14

  • More than a grade

    Dawn Gale

    Helping out in their community leads students to gain insight, experience

    Published On: 12/01/14

  • Taking a chance on education

    Ryan Goeckner

    Alumnus Ryan Goeckner advises American Indian students on higher ed

    Published On: 12/01/14

  • November, 2014

  • College Close to Home

    JCCC offers classes at satellite locations that may be right nearby

    Published On: 11/24/14

  • Hare & Bell

    Academic journal takes writing community "to next level"

    Published On: 11/24/14

  • TechConnect


    Journalism faculty, students mentor aspiring videographers in autism spectrum

    Published On: 11/17/14

  • Experiencing Kansas on foot

    Henry Fortunato shares tales of his trek across Kansas Nov. 19

    Published On: 11/12/14

  • Veterans Week

    Veterans Week

    Variety of campus activities honor and celebrate military veterans

    Published On: 11/10/14

  • ‘Passionate practicality’

    Farrell Hoy Jenab

    Hear College Scholar Farrell Hoy Jenab discuss role of women in Kansas Flint Hills

    Published On: 11/03/14

  • Engaging student veterans

    Christopher Chance at new veterans center

    New vet resource center will help students like Chris Chance transition from military life

    Published On: 11/03/14

  • October, 2014

  • There is an ‘Ei’ in team

    Jennifer Ei, volleyball coach

    Volleyball coach Jennifer Ei believes in recruiting the right kids

    Published On: 10/27/14

  • Praise for second chances

    Sadik Rahic

    High school salutatorian stumbled at university but excels at JCCC

    Published On: 10/27/14

  • Choices Project

    Choices Project

    Share a personal, hand-written note in literary display at Carlsen Center

    Published On: 10/20/14

  • Instructors with influence

    Johnson and Potts

    Two JCCC microcomputing teachers make KC Magazine’s ‘Most Influential’

    Published On: 10/20/14

  • Sewing savant

    Budding designer launches fashion collection, thanks to JCCC

    Published On: 10/13/14

  • Ethics, law and science

    Deb Williams

    Professor examines controversies in medicine, animal research and more during three upcoming presentations

    Published On: 10/13/14

  • Interpreting success

    Ena Yordana Rivera de Guzman

    Student says divine intervention led her to her perfect career

    Published On: 10/06/14

  • September, 2014

  • Providing a running start

    Lace Up for Learning

    JCCC 5K run-walk raises money for scholarships

    Published On: 09/29/14

  • New Dance Partners

    Dancers from New Dance Theatre

    Original ballet Sept. 26-27 will be subject of upcoming film

    Published On: 09/22/14

  • Check it out

    Photo of textbook spines

    Billington Library lends textbooks for short-term, in-library use

    Published On: 09/22/14

  • CLEAR path to success

    Student Cheryl Kennedy

    Service learning led student Cheryl Kennedy to job offer

    Published On: 09/22/14

  • Center of Grace: Health and more

    Oral Health on Wheels photo

    Dental hygiene students help with community center’s mission

    Published On: 09/15/14

  • Center of Grace: Education

    Classroom scene at Center of Grace

    JCCC pairs with Olathe community center for ESL, literacy programs

    Published On: 09/15/14

  • College Scholar Terry Easley

    Do women care about politics? Find out Sept. 17, 25

    Published On: 09/15/14

  • ‘Struggles only make me better’

    Ashley Ladd

    Math story problem adds up to a happy ending

    Published On: 09/08/14

  • Getting to business

    Mike West, business dean

    West sets direction as new business dean

    Published On: 09/08/14

  • Understanding the plan

    Photo of JCCC

    Strategic planning sets defined course for JCCC’s future

    Published On: 09/08/14

  • Designing her career path

    Rachel Carver

    On her way to making jewelry, Rachel Carver found a gem: JCCC

    Published On: 09/01/14

  • Sweet success

    Nick Wesemann

    Local pastry chef, a JCCC culinary grad, gains national notoriety

    Published On: 09/01/14

  • August, 2014

  • It’s not too late!

    Late start classes

    Enroll in late-start classes, available in most academic areas

    Published On: 08/25/14

  • Recipe for a championship

    JCCC culinary team slices and dices its way to the top

    Published On: 08/25/14

  • Getting to know you

    Welcome Week activities engage, energize JCCC students

    Published On: 08/18/14

  • Afraid of math?

    How did student Austin Hoffman overcome his math anxiety? Find out

    Published On: 08/18/14

  • Miss Johnson County

    JCCC student wins Kansas Cares Award at Miss Kansas pageant

    Published On: 08/11/14

  • Fresh from harvest

    Reserve your spot for Aug. 22 sustainability fundraiser dinner

    Published On: 08/11/14

  • Finding something better

    Vicente Silva

    Student Vicente Silva leaves violent gang life for automotive future

    Published On: 08/04/14

  • July, 2014

  • Scholarships to Ottawa

    Ottawa and JCCC

    Success of first graduates leads to program expansion

    Published On: 07/28/14

  • Do what Dana does

    Dana Carr volunteering

    Want to help others? Need help with reading, writing, GED? Here’s the answer

    Published On: 07/28/14

  • Duck dynasty

    Raquel Kramer

    Culinary student wins national duck-recipe contest and $2,500

    Published On: 07/21/14

  • Come for a visit!

    Welcome Center

    New home for student recruiting creates a welcoming vibe

    Published On: 07/21/14

  • College in your ZIP code

    Shawnee Mission North High School

    JCCC to offer evening classes at Shawnee Mission North High School this fall

    Published On: 07/14/14

  • Automotive passion

    Scholarship winner works hard to pay for education, hobby

    Published On: 07/07/14

  • Pharmacy technician

    Hands-on program, now accepting applications, receives six-year accreditation

    Published On: 07/07/14

  • June, 2014

  • Strength and Freedom

    Christian Stokes

    Army veteran, now JCCC student, battles back from post-service head trauma

    Published On: 06/30/14

  • Exchanging history

    Sarah Boyle

    JCCC history department reinvigorates instructor exchange with KU

    Published On: 06/30/14

  • Entrepreneur in 5

    Photo of Donna Duffey and Joe Magnant

    Innovative idea lets you try out entrepreneurship in only 5 weeks

    Published On: 06/23/14

  • Art under the Tuscan sun

    Hanah Bratt

    Student Hanah Bratt spent a week in Italy on a JCCC art study tour

    Published On: 06/16/14

  • Get out on the highway

    motorcycle training

    Enroll in newly updated training offered by Motorcycle Safety Foundation

    Published On: 06/16/14

  • Using tech to connect

    Winners of Udmurt State speech contest

    JCCC instructors judge Russian speech contest from their OP offices

    Published On: 06/09/14

  • JCCC’s Yo-Yo Man

    His life has its ups and downs

    Published On: 06/02/14

  • May, 2014

  • Seeing is believing

    Future optometrist attends JCCC after experiencing an informative campus tour

    Published On: 05/26/14

  • First chair in leadership

    Continuing Education’s Debbie Rulo is a nationally recognized leader

    Published On: 05/26/14

  • Game On!

    Former students develop Mafia-style video game with Kansas City focus

    Published On: 05/19/14

  • Leaping to the next level

    36 JCCC women’s basketball players land scholarships to play on

    Published On: 05/19/14

  • May Graduation

    Two large ceremonies and other celebrations scheduled at JCCC

    Published On: 05/12/14

  • Campus Compact Fellow

    What does Professor Anna Page want for students? More opportunities to help

    Published On: 05/12/14

  • Honored to help

    Judge assists in development of JCCC’s legal interpreting program

    Published On: 05/12/14

  • Creating Kansa

    How do you make art come alive – literally? Plant an earthen sculpture

    Published On: 05/05/14

  • Embedded tutors

    One student helps other students by becoming a part of the class

    Published On: 05/05/14

  • Basketball star

    Former JCCC standout Bri Kulas picked in WNBA draft

    Published On: 05/05/14

  • Blending color and function

    Alumna Kathleen Ramsey’s nursing background melds well with interior design

    Published On: 05/05/14

  • Teaching nutrition

    Harvesters program provides food to participants, experience for student

    Published On: 05/05/14

  • April, 2014

  • Mind’s Eye preview

    Authors selected for JCCC literary mag read at noon April 30; sales start soon

    Published On: 04/28/14

  • Cohen Community Series

    See country star Tracy Lawrence perform at JCCC May 3

    Published On: 04/28/14

  • Two x 2 x 2

    New program lets you complete classes in only eight weeks

    Published On: 04/28/14

  • ‘The Kansas Hermit Poems’

    Professor Thomas Reynolds channels voice of pioneer in poem collection

    Published On: 04/28/14

  • On the air

    Students put their own spin on ECAV radio

    Published On: 04/28/14

  • Exploring the Border War

    College Scholar Ann Raab presents the local archeology of the Civil War era

    Published On: 04/21/14

  • New classes for fall 2014

    JCCC has more online sections and 38 new courses. See what’s new.

    Published On: 04/21/14

  • National Poetry Month

    Professor will read Homer's "Odyssey" for 12 hours on April 29; don’t ‘myth’ it

    Published On: 04/21/14

  • Barefoot Spirit

    Want to start a business? Barefoot Winery founders tell you how during April 30 talks

    Published On: 04/21/14

  • Environmental warrior

    Earth Days success story: Alumnus Eric Nelson got into compost at JCCC

    Published On: 04/21/14

  • Egg-cellent Farm

    Two JCCC professors raise free-range chickens

    Published On: 04/14/14

  • You asked, JCCC listened

    Fall 2014 online enrollment opens at 9 p.m. April 23

    Published On: 04/14/14

  • La Mejor!

    JCCC professor earns “Best in Kansas” honors

    Published On: 04/14/14

  • Earth Days

    Plant, swap, eat, think at JCCC Earth Days April 18-25

    Published On: 04/14/14

  • All-Kansas Academic Team

    Two very different JCCC honor students make prestigious list of Kansas scholars

    Published On: 04/14/14

  • Creating your brand

    Shawn Polowniak

    President of KC creative firm shares his vision for marketing your true self

    Published On: 04/07/14

  • Lobbying for color

    Kathryn Grube

    Interior design professor studies effects of wall color on learning

    Published On: 04/07/14

  • JCCC’s caffeine trifecta

    Coffee Bars

    Campus coffee bars are convenient places for great cuppa joe

    Published On: 04/07/14

  • HITECH possibilities

    Health Information Systems Degree

    Technology, health care and business combine in latest associate’s degree

    Published On: 04/07/14

  • March, 2014

  • Who’s our next caller?

    Call Center Operator

    Students take over answering phones to welcome every caller to JCCC

    Published On: 03/31/14

  • Science under the stars

    Evening with the Stars

    Learn about black holes, view night sky in free program April 5

    Published On: 03/31/14

  • Have suitcase, will volunteer

    Jerry Robins

    Jerry Robbins gives his Saturdays to be the go-to guy for CLEAR program

    Published On: 03/31/14

  • Helping guide entrepreneurial spirit

    Stephanie Landis

    New business consultant transformed from JCCC client to JCCC employee

    Published On: 03/31/14

  • V-Day reading benefits charities

    See A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer March 29

    Published On: 03/24/14

  • Let’s go to the movies

    Take 5 film festival features cool stuff; register to attend by March 28

    Published On: 03/24/14

  • Using talents, making a difference

    Student Jeremy Higgins designs skateboard decks for American Indian tribes

    Published On: 03/24/14

  • Rethinking resources

    Printer consolidation in CE

    How something as simple as a question can save $17,000

    Published On: 03/17/14

  • NATEF Noticed

    Ed Hensley

    JCCC’s Ed Hensley wins national automotive tech instructor award

    Published On: 03/17/14

  • Picking dessert first

    Emily Allen

    Alumna turned adjunct instructor values trying the ‘fun’ classes, since she did

    Published On: 03/17/14

  • Rock star to rocket scientist

    Attend Adam Steltzner’s ‘How Curiosity Changed My Life’ March 27

    Published On: 03/17/14

  • Driving for success

    New truck driving training help graduates reach goals; next session starts soon

    Published On: 03/17/14

  • Walking with L and C

    Trustees David Lindstrom and Jerry Cook trek the scenic byways of Kansas

    Trustees trek the scenic byways of Kansas

    Published On: 03/10/14

  • Finding more ways to help

    JCCC welcomes parliamentarian from Uganda, discusses increasing service learning there

    Published On: 03/10/14

  • Working on the (animated) railroad

    Animation students intern for BNSF’s media services

    Published On: 03/10/14

  • Keeton Could

    Professor and lead teacher Sally Keeton came back to JCCC – and just kept going

    Published On: 03/10/14

  • Revved up and ready to go

    Automotive student can pursue his passion thanks to President’s Scholarship

    Published On: 03/10/14

  • Seeing sacred sites

    Beebe Bahrami

    Author to speak about pilgrimages in Europe

    Published On: 03/03/14

  • Archeology made exciting

    Ann Raab

    JCCC prof Ann Raab presents “"Finding Your Inner Indiana Jones" March 12

    Published On: 03/03/14

  • Triple threat

    Mary Anne Matos

    She started as a volunteer, then became a student and now works at JCCC, too

    Published On: 03/03/14

  • Transforming ideas to reality

    CAD department

    Learn computer-aided drafting and design at JCCC

    Published On: 03/03/14

  • Miss Johnson County

    Miss Johnson County Meagan Johnson

    First-ever pageant winner awarded $1,200 scholarship from JCCC Foundation

    Published On: 03/03/14

  • February, 2014

  • Meeting the academic challenge

    Academic Excellence Challenge Team

    Quiz bowl team qualifies for national tournament this week

    Published On: 02/24/14

  • Dining with purpose

    International dinner

    Want to enjoy great food and help fund scholarships? Attend the international dinner

    Published On: 02/24/14

  • Movie was the motivation

    Deb Williams

    JCCC science professor walks famous pilgrimage in spiritual “adventur-cation”

    Published On: 02/24/14

  • Small scholars, big impact

    HCDC accreditation

    Hiersteiner Child Development Center gets all As on its accreditation report card

    Published On: 02/24/14

  • It only takes a spark

    Aaron Fitzgerald

    From chemistry to sustainability to journalism, Aaron Fitzgerald enjoys it all

    Published On: 02/24/14

  • Well on her way

    Kate Keegan

    Kate Keegan’s goal of being neonatal ICU nurse is fast approaching, thanks to Quick Step

    Published On: 02/17/14

  • Help for nurses and patients

    Practical nursing

    Learn practical nursing and other health occupations at JCCC

    Published On: 02/17/14

  • National tournament returns

    NJCAA 2014 Division II Women's National Championship

    Women’s basketball championship comes to JCCC, where it began

    Published On: 02/17/14

  • Role of the rivers

    KSI River Talk

    Are rivers prized for natural beauty or industrial capacity? JCCC professor discusses Feb. 27

    Published On: 02/17/14

  • Horticultural Sciences Day

    Horticultural sciences field day

    Events Feb. 21-22 share how to grow food in urban setting, keeping pests at bay

    Published On: 02/17/14

  • Learn fine arts at JCCC

    Fine arts

    Students learn a range of fine arts at JCCC.

    Published On: 02/10/14

  • Farmer Dave makes food fun

    Farmer Dave Smith

    Hospitality professor David Smith wants to revolutionize how kids view veggies

    Published On: 02/10/14

  • Making good choices

    Willie Mays Aikens

    On Feb. 18, former Royals player Willie Mays Aikens shares his struggles with substance abuse

    Published On: 02/10/14

  • Bridging cultures

    Chinese art

    JCCC hosts National Endowment for the Humanities workshop on Chinese art, culture, identity

    Published On: 02/10/14

  • Turning her life around

    Gaelyn McGhee

    After getting her GED, honors student Gaelyn McGhee is on a promising path

    Published On: 02/10/14

  • Learn architecture at JCCC

    Learn Architecture

    Architecture is a union of the practical with the aesthetic.

    Published On: 02/03/14

  • Beacon in the darkness

    Dementia care certificate

    Certificate program teaches compassionate care for those with dementia, other brain disorders

    Published On: 02/03/14

  • Welcome to JCCC!

    Student welcome desk

    Student welcome desk gets new name, adds second location in Carlsen Center

    Published On: 02/03/14

  • Her Dear Langston

    Carmaletta Williams

    English professor has published her second book on Langston Hughes

    Published On: 02/03/14

  • Harnessing the power of the sun

    Las Pintas project

    Las Pintas solar water heater project

    Published On: 02/02/14

  • January, 2014

  • A Career You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

    Pat Walters

    Teacher, researcher credits JCCC for life’s path

    Published On: 01/27/14

  • Opening the doors to possibilities

    Jon Roberts CAD storefronts

    JCCC students find success in drafting and design

    Published On: 01/27/14

  • Follow them anywhere

    Office of Outcomes Assessment

    Office of Outcomes Assessment joins blogosphere and Twitterverse

    Published On: 01/27/14

  • Activity-based costing

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant

    Gates Foundation asks national institute at JCCC how much college costs

    Published On: 01/27/14

  • Back on the Board

    Bob Drummond

    Bob Drummond fills trustee vacancy, believing in promise of higher ed

    Published On: 01/27/14

  • A great place to start

    Josh Thrutchley

    “JCCC is a great place with great professors”

    Published On: 01/20/14

  • Jazz Winterlude

    Jazz Winterlude

    Celebrate jazz with international artists, local musicians, movie and more

    Published On: 01/20/14

  • Economic forecast

    Polsky presentation of Tim Carlin

    What will the economy do in 2014? Polsky Series speaker predicts

    Published On: 01/20/14

  • Info for incoming students, parents

    Decided Days

    If you've chosen to be a Cavalier, come to Decision Days

    Published On: 01/20/14

  • Saving the buffalo

    Buffalo King

    Friday film, talkback panel will discuss conservationist Scotty Philip

    Published On: 01/15/14

  • Ready for College Now?

    Lindsay Reed

    In high school, Lindsay Reed learned to be a college student

    Published On: 01/13/14

  • Virtual computers, instant job

    David Boldt

    Certificate completion leads David Boldt to lightning-fast job offer

    Published On: 01/13/14

  • 3-D Voluminous Vessel

    The 3-D Voluminous Vessel

    Calculus students design drinking glass using drafting’s 3-D printer

    Published On: 01/13/14

  • Welcome Week 2014

    Welcome Week

    Free coffee and hot chocolate, fun games kick off spring semester

    Published On: 01/13/14

  • Trustee Lee Cross

    Lee Cross

    Parents, local lawmakers sparked desire to serve

    Published On: 01/06/14

  • Opening the door

    Admissions Trio

    These three women want you to get the most from JCCC

    Published On: 01/06/14

  • Tasting Her Dream

    Culinary job shadowing

    Amani Daoud’s dreams of studying culinary arts after high school

    Published On: 01/06/14

  • There is an app for that

    Check out JCCC’s new mobile app!

    Published On: 01/06/14

  • Journey of Determination

    Akot Arech

    Sudan native Akot Arech will graduate with gratitude for JCCC

    Published On: 01/06/14

  • November, 2013

  • Four-legged helpers

    New policy clarifies the role of animals on campus

    Published On: 11/18/13

  • Perpetual Stories

  • Leaves of Learning

    Colorful display is just one way science teacher Barry Herron conveys chemistry