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    October 16, 2014

  • JCCC offers study-abroad trip to Portugal

    If you’d like to visit Portugal, you might be interested in joining a study-abroad trip sponsored by Johnson County Community College that will take place July 24 to Aug. 4, 2015....
  • October 15, 2014

  • Peace-building conference

    Johnson County Community College will host a one-day conference on Saturday, Nov. 1, that will explore local peace-building initiatives in northern Uganda....
  • Artist who works with combat veterans

    An artist who has been working with service members transitioning out of the war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Johnson County Community College....
  • October 14, 2014

  • Enroll in two high-demand medical career programs, get a 15 percent discount

    Hiring a multi-skilled employee who can do multiple jobs is the reason behind a paired certification offer from Johnson County Community College. Students who are accepted into both the ECG technician program and the phlebotomy certification course will receive a 15 percent discount....
  • College Scholar Farrell Hoy Jenab

    Farrell Hoy Jenab presents “Flint Hills Women” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Hudson Auditorium at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. A 6:30 p.m. public reception in the Regnier Center atrium will precede the event. Her presentation is part of the College Scholars program at JCCC....
  • October 13, 2014

  • Veteran’s Week

    A new center especially for student veterans will open at Johnson County Community College Nov. 10, kicking off a week that honors and celebrates U.S. veterans....
  • October 8, 2014

  • Some Enchanted Evening

    Gary Morsch of Olathe, who has been named by the Johnson County Community College Foundation as the Johnson Countian of the Year for 2014, will be honored at the Foundation’s 28th annual Some Enchanted Evening gala on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Overland Park Marriott Hotel....
  • Debate team takes two division championships in Utah tournament

    The Johnson County Community College debate team won two divisions of a tournament hosted by Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, Oct. 10 and 11....
  • October 7, 2014

  • Manufacturing Day panel discussion

    Johnson County Community College joins more than 1,500 businesses and educational institutions highlighting the need for skilled labor in manufacturing during planned events in October. At JCCC, a three-person panel representing three unique local businesses will present to students and the general public from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in room 128 of the Arts and Technology Building....
  • October 2, 2014

  • Annual Kansas autism conference

    JCCC and the University of Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) will host the seventh annual “Beyond the Diagnosis: Autism Across the Lifespan,”...
  • October 1, 2014

  • College wins 2.5 million jobs grant

    Johnson County Community College has received $2.5 million to provide innovative training programs in partnership with local employers....
  • September 22, 2014

  • College Scholar Deb Williams

    Science, law and ethics intersect in three presentations by College Scholar Deborah Williams, an associate professor of science at Johnson County Community College....
  • Ruel Joyce Series

    The lineup has been set for the fall season of the Ruel Joyce Recital Series at Johnson County Community College....
  • September 17, 2014

  • Japan Festival

    Activities abound at the Greater Kansas City Japan Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11, at Johnson County Community College, and this year, planners can be savers....
  • September 16, 2014

  • JCCC debate wins six speaker awards at UMKC tournament

    Members of the Johnson County Community College debate team started off the season by winning six individual speaker awards at a tournament hosted by the University of Missouri-Kansas City Sept. 13 to 15. ...
  • September 11, 2014

  • Commercial Driver’s License program offers weekend-only alternative

    Johnson County Community College is now offering its Commercial Driver’s License — Class A program on weekends. In just nine short weekends, you can be on the road to a new career. ...
  • Lace Up for Learning

    The second annual Lace Up for Learning 5K Run-Walk will take place Sunday, Oct. 12, at Johnson County Community College....
  • September 10, 2014

  • Charlotte Street exhibition

    The Charlotte Street Visual Artist Awards Exhibition will open with a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College....
  • September 8, 2014

  • Music department fall concerts

    The music department at Johnson County Community has announced the schedule for its academic concerts for the fall 2014 season....
  • September 4, 2014

  • State of the College presentation

    Joe Sopcich, president of Johnson County Community College, will deliver his second State of the College presentation at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Polsky Theatre of the Carlsen Center, JCCC....
  • Campus Safety Day

    September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month and Emergency Preparedness Month. ...
  • September 3, 2014

  • Academic Theatre: "[title of show]"

    The theatre department at Johnson County Community will open its fall season on Friday, Oct. 3, with a play called “[title of show]” by Hunter Bell and Jeff Bowen....
  • September 2, 2014

  • Emergency preparation presentation

    Are you prepared for a widespread emergency or a natural disaster? If not, you might want to attend a presentation that will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Johnson County Community College. ...
  • August 28, 2014

  • Learn heating, ventilating, air conditioning in 12-week class

    Students will learn the fundamentals of heating, ventilating and air conditioning at Trane’s renown Air Conditioning Clinic, offered this fall at JCCC...
  • August 27, 2014

  • 'Pakistan’s Fight Against Terrorism'

    JCCC will host a panel discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, on “Pakistan’s Fight Against Terrorism.”...
  • ‘We Are Superman’

    “We are Superman,” the documentary that shines a light on the geographical segregation of races within Kansas City, will be shown at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in Hudson Auditorium....
  • August 22, 2014

  • Jazz Series

    The fall season of the JCCC Jazz Series will kick off Tuesday, Sept. 23, with a group called Diverse. ...
  • August 21, 2014

  • Healthcare Simulation Conference

    Expertise – the process of gaining it and performing it – is the topic of the 2014 Healthcare Simulation Conference at Johnson County Community College. The seventh annual conference, this year entitled “The Key to Expert Practice: Raising Clinical Competence to Expert Performance with Cognitive and Behavioral Methods” will be Sept. 5 and 6. ...
  • August 19, 2014

  • ‘Diversidad’ conference

    How can higher education enroll more Hispanic students? Moreover, how can those Latino students gain the skills, finances and confidence to succeed in college? A day-long conference at Johnson County Community College seeks answers to these key questions. “Diversidad: Engaging Our Hispanic Students from Prospect to Graduate,” will draw educators, administration and support staff from a four-state area from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. ...
  • August 15, 2014

  • College scholar to share research on women in politics

    Research shows that American women tend to be less interested, more cynical and less knowledgeable about politics than men. Do women from emerging democracies share the same views?...
  • August 12, 2014

  • Fall semester begins with 50 new recycling bins on campus

    Johnson County Community College has received 50 recycling bins as part of a national grant made possible by Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation....
  • July 31, 2014

  • JCCC culinary team wins national championship

    The JCCC culinary team is the crème de la crème among college student chefs, winning the 2014 American Culinary Federation Student Team National Championship...
  • Fall semester payment deadline

    Enrolling for fall semester credit classes at Johnson County Community College? The deadline to pay for your credit courses is 6 p.m. Monday, August 11....
  • July 24, 2014

  • JCCC culinary program recognized by global chefs group

    Johnson County Community College’s culinary program has a world-class reputation. Its quality was affirmed by the World Association of Chefs Societies, which has awarded the JCCC program with a Recognition of Quality Culinary Education designation, an honor shared by only 35 culinary schools around the world including just two others in the United States. ...
  • July 22, 2014

  • Harvest Dinner

    JCCC’s Center for Sustainability will present its annual Harvest Dinner, starting with a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner and a program at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the Capitol Federal Conference Center in the Regnier Center on campus....
  • July 1, 2014

  • JCCC’s Nerman Museum receives gift from Cohen Charitable Trust to create Kansas Focus Gallery

    A first-floor space in the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art will become the Kansas Focus Gallery, thanks to gifts from the Barton P. and Mary Davidson Cohen Charitable Trust, as well as the donation of the Barton P. Cohen and Mary Davidson Cohen art collection from Leawood resident Mary Davidson Cohen....
  • Culinary program fundraiser

    Wine tasting, anyone? How about dinner and a show? Friends with Taste, a membership group that supports the culinary arts program at Johnson County Community College, is offering all three at an event that will take place on Saturday, July 26. ...
  • June 23, 2014

  • Two exhibits at the Nerman

    The exhibition “Don’t close these doors…” surveys a selection of works from the past decade for what will be a Kansas City homecoming for Chicago-based conceptual artist Jason Lazarus. It will open Friday, June 27, at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. ...
  • June 19, 2014

  • JCCC trustees select officers, set meeting dates for 2014-2015

    At their meeting June 19, the Johnson County Community College board of trustees elected officers for 2014-2015. ...
  • June 18, 2014

  • Pharmacy technician program receives six-year accreditation

    The pharmacy technician program at Johnson County Community College has received a rare six-year accreditation from the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHSP)....
  • June 16, 2014

  • In only five weeks at JCCC, learn if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur

    Should you open your own business? Do you want to be your own boss? In five weekends, you can find out if entrepreneurship is right for you with an innovative new approach at Johnson County Community College....
  • JCCC to offer classes at Shawnee Mission North High School this fall

    College students in northeast Johnson County won’t have to travel far for college classes, starting in September. The College Close to Home program at Johnson County Community College will offer evening classes four nights a week at Shawnee Mission North High School, 7401 Johnson Drive....
  • June 10, 2014

  • JCCC announces honor rolls for 2014 spring semester

    Johnson County Community College has released its student honor roll listings for the 2014 spring semester....
  • June 4, 2014

  • International soccer viewings

    Soccer fans now have a new venue to view the international soccer matches this month...
  • May 19, 2014

  • First cadre of legal interpreters complete certificates at JCCC

    For the first time ever at Johnson County Community College, a cadre of students received their certificates in legal interpreting...
  • May 16, 2014

  • New culinary building at JCCC earns LEED silver rating

    The new Hospitality and Culinary Academy at Johnson County Community College has earned a LEED Silver certification....
  • May 15, 2014

  • Three organizations partner in logistics training to fill workforce need

    A pilot program combined the efforts of three area organizations to select and educate workers for the growing logistics industry, with the goal of placing them in employment within 30 days....
  • HCA Wins LEED Silver Rating

    The Hospitality Culinary Academy wins the LEED silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
  • May 12, 2014

  • Light Up the Lawn Concerts

    The 2014 Summer Light Up the Lawn free concert series schedule is set with Friday, June 13 as the first performance date.
  • Summer payment deadline

    ? The deadline to pay for your credit courses is 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 27
  • May 9, 2014

  • JCCC trustees approve the college’s 2014-2015 operating budget

    At their monthly meeting May 8, the Johnson County Community College board of trustees approved the college’s 2014-2015 primary operating budget of $140,107,726.The college’s 2013-2014 primary operating budget was $137,701,764...
  • May 6, 2014

  • Free Summer Movies

    The Performing Arts Series of Johnson County Community College will bring free classic movies and the 2014 FIFA World Cup games to the big screen in Yardley Hall of the Carlsen Center this summer...
  • April 29, 2014

  • ‘Festival of Song’

    The Johnson County Chorus and Choraliers, under the direction of Anita Cyrier, will present “Festival of Song,” a spring choral concert, at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, in Yardley Hall of the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College...
  • April 23, 2014

  • Graduation Ceremonies

    JCCC is breaking precedent by scheduling two commencement ceremonies for college graduates...
  • April 18, 2014

  • Tax Freedom Day Event

    The Johnson County Community College College Republicans, in conjunction with the FairTax Kansas Association and the Association of Mature American Citizens (Amac), will host a Tax Freedom Day event at JCCC on Tuesday, April 22, in the Craig Community Center Auditorium (GEB Building, Room 233) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will deliver the keynote address...
  • Tree JCCC

    Johnson County Community College and United Parcel Service are teaming up on Earth Day to plant 340 trees on the north side of campus...
  • Academic Music Concerts

    Students and faculty from the music and theatre department of JCCC will present their final performances of the season...
  • April 17, 2014

  • JCCC Model UN team receives top award at National Model United Nations Conference

    The Johnson County Community College (JCCC) Model United Nations team received an Outstanding Delegation Award for its portrayal of Niger April 13 to 17 at the National Model United Nations Conference (NMUN) in New York City...
  • ‘Kansa’ planting rescheduled

    Due to temperatures that are hovering at the freezing point at night, organizers of the “Kansa” Veggie Plant event have decided to reschedule the planting of the earthen artwork on the west side of campus...
  • April 15, 2014

  • Third Thursday · Visiting Artists Presentation

    The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at JCCC will host visiting artist presentations...
  • April 11, 2014

  • Kennedy Center invites college to participate in arts partnership

    Johnson County Community College and the Shawnee Mission School District will be inducted this month into an arts education program led by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts...
  • April 10, 2014

  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation launches new phase of training exclusively at JCCC

    Before its national launch, the newest version of a popular motorcycle-rider training program made its debut at Johnson County Community College...
  • April 8, 2014

  • Multicultural Night is April 18

    April 18 event raises money for Invisible Children...
  • JCCC board schedules retreat for May 13

    The Johnson County Community College board of trustees has scheduled a retreat....
  • April 4, 2014

  • JCCC ranks first among large digital community colleges for 2013-2014

    For 2013-2014, JCCC has been named the top-rated community college for digital technology...
  • April 3, 2014

  • JCCC Cosmetology students give free pre-prom services for selected high school students

    Prom is the social event of the season for high school students, and cosmetology students at JCCC want to help those students look their best...
  • March 31, 2014

  • With regional win, JCCC culinary team heads to national competition

    The JCCC culinary team cooked up a win in Saint Louis on March 18 and is headed to the culinary version of the final four in July...
  • Barefoot Spirit program

    Whether you’re just starting to think about starting your own business, or you’re leading a successful enterprise, you won’t want to miss Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey when they visit Johnson County Community College in April...
  • March 27, 2014

  • ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’

    Students and faculty of the music and theatre department of Johnson County Community College will present “ The Cripple of Inishmaan” during several performances in April and May...
  • Evening with the Stars

    If you've ever wanted to take a closer look at the night sky, you've got a chance to do so on Saturday, April 5, at Johnson County Community College...
  • JCCC Culinary Knowledge Bowl team wins silver medal

    The Johnson County Community College Culinary Knowledge Bowl team earned a silver medal at the American Culinary Federation Central Region conference held in St. Louis March 17 and 18....
  • March 25, 2014

  • JCCC trustees change April meeting time

    The meeting of the Johnson County Community College board of trustees scheduled for April 17, 2014, will begin at 4 instead of 5 p.m....
  • March 24, 2014

  • Earth Days

    Johnson County Community College has planned a (mostly) action-packed schedule to celebrate Earth Days in April....
  • March 20, 2014

  • Third Thursday • Visiting Artist’s Presentation

    Third Thursday • Visiting Artist’s Presentation
  • March 17, 2014

  • JCCC names executive vice president, finance and administrative services

    JCCC has hired a vice president from a community college in Florida to serve as its executive vice president of finance and administrative services...
  • Blacktop president Polowniak to receive JCCC’s Headline Award

    Shawn Polowniak, president of Blacktop Creative, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Headline Award...
  • March 12, 2014

  • Gary Morsch is JCCC Foundation’s Johnson Countian of the Year

    Gary Morsch, Olathe, has been named by the JCCC Foundation as the Johnson Countian of the Year for 2014...
  • March 10, 2014

  • Take 5 film festival

    The Johnson County Community College Cavalier Film Festival is back this year with a new name and a new format.
  • March 7, 2014

  • dy/nas/ty • Ebony G. Patterson

    dy/nas/ty • Ebony G. Patterson, a new exhibition, opens Friday, March 7, in the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art's second-floor galleries...
  • March 6, 2014

  • V-Day JCCC

    Johnson County Community College students will present readings that explore the impact of violence against women during a benefit performance March 29 that raises both awareness and funds to help stop violence against women and girls.
  • March 3, 2014

  • Exploring the Border War

    Just below the soil is the history of the Civil War and evidence of its destruction along the Missouri-Kansas border...
  • February 28, 2014

  • Naturalization Ceremony

    For the second year in a row, JCCC has been chosen to host a naturalization ceremony...
  • February 27, 2014

  • Polsky Series - Adam Steltzner

    Adam Steltzer grew up in a dysfunctional family in the San Francisco Bay area...
  • February 24, 2014

  • JCCC Model United Nations team wins multiple awards at Midwest conference

    The Model United Nations team from Johnson County Community College received an Outstanding Delegation Award...
  • February 18, 2014

  • JCCC accounting students offer free federal income tax return preparation

    JCCC students are providing free federal income tax preparation through March 4 for households earning $52,000 or less...
  • February 17, 2014

  • Ming Lee and the Magic Tree

    Students and faculty from the Music and Theatre department of JCCC will present the children’s play ...
  • February 14, 2014

  • Academic Music Concert

    Students and faculty of the music and theatre department of JCCC will perform a choir concert...
  • Third Thursday · Visiting Artists Presentation

    The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at JCCC will host visiting artist presentations...
  • February 13, 2014

  • Horticultural Sciences Day

    How can plants improve people’s lives and livelihoods in an urban environment...
  • February 12, 2014

  • Pilgrimages in Europe

    Beebe Bahrami, an author and anthropologist, will share her knowledge of sacred sites and pilgrim routes ...
  • JCCC Fashion show

    Some people love vintage fashion...
  • Carpe Diem Schools

    JCCC will host a dialogue with Rick Ogston, founder of the nationally-acclaimed Carpe Diem Schools...
  • February 6, 2014

  • Contemporary American Indian Art

    Contemporary American Indian Art · The Nerman Museum Collection, opens Friday, Feb. 7, in the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art’s first-floor galleries...
  • February 3, 2014

  • Two JCCC students named to All-Kansas Academic Team

    Fifty-two top community college scholars from the state of Kansas, including two from Johnson County Community College, will be honored Feb. 13...
  • January 27, 2014

  • Progressive Era

    Rivers, for all their power to position cities and to transport goods, may possess another power...
  • January 25, 2014

  • Spring 2014 Jazz Series

    JCCC has announced the performance schedule for the spring 2014 Jazz Series...
  • January 24, 2014

  • JCCC announces fall 2013 student honor roll

    JCCC has released its student honor roll listings for the 2013 fall semester...
  • January 22, 2014

  • Ruel Joyce Recital Series

    The lineup for the spring Ruel Joyce Recital Series is set...
  • January 21, 2014

  • Tennessee Williams’ One-Acts

    Students in the JCCC Music and Theatre department will bring the works of Tennessee Williams to the stage ...
  • January 17, 2014

  • Junior/Senior Day

    High school juniors and seniors and their guests can get a close look at JCCC during...
  • January 16, 2014

  • Willie Mays Aikens

    Former Kansas City Royals player Willie Mays Aikens, who served 16 years in prison for drug offenses...
  • January 13, 2014

  • Learn about Chinese art

    How is cultural identity signified? One common way is through art...
  • January 10, 2014

  • The Buffalo King

    “The Buffalo King,” a documentary on an immigrant who worked diligently to save the bison from extinction...
  • January 9, 2014

  • Decided Days

    High school students who intend to attend Johnson County Community College starting this summer or fall ...
  • January 6, 2014

  • Parent Open House is canceled due to inclement weather.

    Parents of high school sophomores, juniors and seniors can learn what they need to know...
  • January 2, 2014

  • Jazz Winterlude

    Two internationally known artists and 10 local bands will perform when the fifth annual...