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Service Learning Stories
Campus Compact Fellow
When Anna Page was named a Kansas Campus Compact faculty fellow, she set two goals for herself: strengthen community ties for service learning and combat hunger in whatever concrete ways she could.
Service learning expands to Uganda
For the past two years, nursing students from JCCC have completed a three-week medical mission at St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor (pronounced Latch-o) in the Gulu district of northern Uganda.
Finding more ways to help
Expanding service learning opportunities in northern Uganda was the purpose of a recent visit by the Honorable Reagan Okumu, a legislator for the Gulu district.
Using talents, making a difference
Johnson County, with its affluence and opportunity, is worlds away from the Pine Ridge Indian reservation in South Dakota.
A personal passion Jorden Henderson discovered while participating in the Civic Honors program at JCCC led her to North Dakota State University to pursue a degree in equine science with a minor in therapeutic horsemanship.
JCCC fights hunger
Johnson County Community College students and employees are fighting hunger this semester with a pair of efforts that attack the problem both globally and locally.
Harnessing the power of the sun
You might say that Dan Eberle got into hot water when he and a group of six students visited Mexico this spring.
JCCC honored for citizen diplomacy
JCCC has been selected by the Higher Education Task Force and U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy as one of 10 U.S. colleges and universities that serves as an outstanding example of how to engage Americans in citizen diplomacy and address the major global challenges of the 21st century.