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Established in 1969, JCCC is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning.

Our Mission, Vision and Values

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JCCC inspires learning to transform lives and strengthen communities.


JCCC will be a national leader through educational excellence and innovation.


  • Integrity — We hold ourselves accountable for decisions and actions.
  • Collaboration — We respect diversity of thought in building a culture of collaboration.
  • Responsiveness — We respond to the needs of our students and communities through relevant offerings.
  • Leadership — We pursue leadership roles in our communities and higher education.