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September 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020

Zoom English Conversation Hour

Online

English Conversation Hour is a great opportunity for students and others to practice their English-speaking skills and meet people from different cultures. Join the conversation and make new friends! These free sessions will take place on Zoom.

Virtual, Campus Life, Community

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September 3, 2020 - October 1, 2020

IISS Great Decisions Fall 2020

Zoom

Stay in the know of the world around you with Great Decisions Fall 2020!

Virtual, Community

Promotional poster for Defying Gravity.

September 17, 2020 - September 27, 2020

Academic Theatre: 'Defying Gravity'

Carlsen Center

Explore the Challenger Space Shuttle explosion and the lives still impacted.

Community, Arts & Performances, Campus Life

Words: Crush the Vote (the o in vote is a sunflower) Johnson County Community College

9:30 PM, September 29, 2020

DebateWatch 2020: Watch, Listen, Learn

Virtual

Discuss issues that matter after the first 2020 presidential debate.

Community, Virtual, Campus Life

A market scene in Morocco.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, September 30, 2020

Explore the World Series: JCCC Travelers, Middle East

Online

JCCC Travelers – Middle East: Melanie Bevell Hull, Dawn Gale and Dessa Crum. This event is free and open to the public.

Community, Virtual, Campus Life

Poster with words Latinx Family Day/Día de Visita para Familias Latinas: Día en el colegio

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, September 30, 2020

Latinx Family Day/Día de Visita para Familias Latinas: Día en el colegio

Online via Zoom

Hear about enrollment, scholarships, resources, clubs and more!

Campus Life, Virtual, Community

A woman doing school work at a computer at JCCC.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM, October 1, 2020

Virtual Nontraditional Student Day

Online via Zoom

Join other nontraditional students who want flexible options for balancing life, work, home and school.

Community, Virtual

Words: Crush the Vote (the o in vote is a sunflower) Johnson County Community College

October 7, 2020

Missouri Residents: Last Day to Register to Vote

Online

Be involved! Voting is your right and privilege!

Community, Campus Life

Danny Alexander with a copy of "Salem's Lot."

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 7, 2020

Great Books Mini-Lecture Series: Salem's Lot by Stephen King

Online

JCCC’s Great Books Mini-Lecture Series will host a virtual speaker Oct. 7 about "Salem's Lot" by Stephen King.

Virtual, Community, Campus Life

Poster with words Greater Kansas City Peacebuilding Conference.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, October 7, 2020

Peacebuilding Conference October

Online

October speaker Tamanna Salikuddin will speak on social justice and today’s challenges.

Virtual, Community, Conferences & Lectures

City of Krakow at dusk with buildings lit up

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, October 14, 2020

Explore the World Series: International Careers, Banking and Purchasing

Online

International Careers: Konrad Patterson, UBS (international banking) and Katerina Kochergina, Kongsberg Group (strategic buyer)

Virtual, Campus Life, Community

Digitized padlock on a background of binary code.

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM, October 14, 2020

So You Want to Be an Application Security Engineer?

Online

Panelists from information security consultant Security PS will discuss careers in cybersecurity.

Virtual, Conferences & Lectures

Promotional photo of Bob Bowman.

7:00 PM, October 18, 2020

Carlsen Center Presents: Winterlude: Bob Bowman

Polsky Theatre

Bassist, composer and Kansas native Bob Bowman has been a major contributor to Kansas City jazz since 1988.

Arts & Performances

Event poster with the words Virtual Networking Fair.

October 19, 2020 - October 20, 2020

Virtual Networking Fair

Online

Explore careers and industries in today’s workplace.

Campus Life, Virtual

Photo of people waiting along a railroad track in Africa.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, October 21, 2020

Explore the World Series: Headlines from Uganda

Online

Headlines from East Africa: Gloria Laker, Coordinator, Uganda Refugee Online News Network (Uganda)

Virtual, Campus Life, Community

A street scene in Tokyo.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, October 28, 2020

Explore the World Series: JCCC Travelers, Asia

Online

JCCC Travelers: Japan — Sheilah Philip, Beth Gulley and Aaron Prater. This weekly event is free and open to the public.

Community, Campus Life, Virtual

A boy doing schoolwork on a laptop at home.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, October 29, 2020

Virtual Homeschool Day

Online via Zoom

See what it is like to attend JCCC while you’re still in a homeschool environment or after you graduate high school.

Community, Virtual

Poster with words Greater Kansas City Peacebuilding Conference.

November 4, 2020 - November 5, 2020

Peacebuilding Conference November

Online

To wrap up the conference in November, keynote speaker Rev. Dr. Vernon P. Howard Jr., Eric Garbison, Rabbi Doug Alpert, Melissa Robinson and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas will inspire us to “be the change.”

Community, Virtual, Conferences & Lectures

Gavel lying on top of a world map

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, November 11, 2020

Explore the World Series: International Careers, Law

Online

International Careers — Aaron Mann, Terracon Consultants (international law). This event is free and open to the public.

Community, Campus Life, Virtual

A young Pakistani boy and an old man.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, November 18, 2020

Explore the World Series: Headlines from Pakistan

Online

Headlines from Pakistan: Dr. Sher Muhammad Doudpota and Panel, Sukkur IBA University (Pakistan)

Community, Virtual, Campus Life

A city view in Argentina.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, December 1, 2020

Explore the World Series: JCCC Travelers, Latin America

Online

JCCC Travelers, Latin America: Luz Alvarez, William McFarlane and Sam Sommerville. This event is free and open to the public.

Community, Virtual, Campus Life

Promotional photo of a Bridget Kibbey and the Dover Quartet.

8:00 PM, December 5, 2020

Carlsen Center Presents: Bridget Kibbey and the Dover Quartet

Polsky Theatre

Harpist Bridget Kibbey and the Dover Quartet will present an all Bach program.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of A la Mode Quintet.

7:00 PM, December 6, 2020

Carlsen Center Presents: Winterlude: A la Mode Quintet

Polsky Theatre

Spotlights the very essence of Prohibition-era Kansas City.

Arts & Performances

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8:00 PM, December 12, 2020

Carlsen Center Presents: Mariachi Los Camperos: Fiesta Navidad

Polsky Theatre

This holiday fiesta is perfect for the entire family!

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Larry Carlton

7:00 PM, March 14, 2021

RESCHEDULED: Carlsen Center Presents: Larry Carlton

Polsky Theatre

Carlton’s artistry spans four decades in the jazz, blues, pop and rock worlds.

Arts & Performances