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Top Ten Things Every New Student at JCCC Should Know

Have questions as a first-time student at JCCC? We’ve got answers.

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Eric Fecteau posing outside Galileo's Pavilion

Degree in 3 student achieves success

Eric Fecteau got a bachelor’s degree in less than three years. Check out his advice for other high school students considering the Degree in 3 program.

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Students walking under the tree in Fountain Square on the JCCC campus

Stack Up Credits this Summer at JCCC

Enroll today in flexible online classes – save time and money

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Jennie Brockhoff reacts to the silliness of orange slice smiles during snack time with her childcare kids.

From Childcare Attendee to Childcare Employee

Alumna completes ‘full circle’ by working at the College’s childcare center she once attended

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Overland Park Battalion Fire Chief Brian Redelsheimer stands in front of fire trucks.

JCCC Sparks Hot Career

Alumnus says Fire Science education gave him a great start

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Student at a free FAFSA event getting help from two advisors

What’s the FAFSA, and Why Do I Want That Feeling?

In the same amount of time it takes to watch a sitcom, you could make yourself eligible for money to help pay for college.

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Chelsey Davis stands in front of ruins in an Italian city

Fashion in a Global Classroom

Students earn credits for high fashion courses in Italy, Vegas and NYC

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Vince Morris posing on a railing in the CTEC building

Second Chance Launches Leader Into Exec Chair

New Foundation Board member knows how it feels to flame out and be rekindled at JCCC.

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Michael Nelson and Jackson Byrd at the J C C C Bookstore

It’s CLEAR—These Students Are on the Job

Michael Nelson and Jackson Byrd are just two students developing life-changing job skills with on-campus internships through JCCC’s College Learning Experiences, Activities and Resources (CLEAR) Vocational Training Program.

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John Littleton, program director for Continuing Education, gave tours of the new space.

JCCC Community Gathers to Celebrate New Facility

Recently, the JCCC community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of state-of-the-art facility.

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Sofia Quintana Baez holding a photograph of her mother

Student Follows in Her Mother’s Scientific ‘Food’steps

On the menu: The perfect pairing of food and science for this student and her alumna mother through the Chef Apprenticeship and Pastry/Bakery programs.

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Two students examine solar panels outside CTEC

The Sierra Club Thinks We’re Cool

JCCC has been named one of the Sierra Club’s Cool Schools in North America

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Professor Cherie Leiker works with students in the Business Office Technology program

Video Promotes Admin Assistant Training Advantage

Businesses need proficient office admins on the job. JCCC’s Business Office Technology program delivers.

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Man in a dark hoodie trying to hack into a laptop

Cybersecurity Designation Gives Students Competitive Edge

IT students can graduate with the cyber defense skills employers are looking for.

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Christopher Elbow Chocolate’s Director of Production, Ethan Taylor, shows off customized JCCC 50th Anniversary chocolates.

50 Years of JCCC? Sweet!

These mouthwatering 50th Anniversary treats come from Christopher Elbow Chocolates—and the tastefully creative mind of one of JCCC’s own.

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Diedrick Otiankouya, vice president, and Isaiah Reasby, president of the Business, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Club

A Half-Ton of Blue Jeans Goes Green

Castoff denim clothing gets a second life as insulation thanks to the Business, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Club (Enactus)

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Students listening to a lecture among the solar panels outside the CTEC building.

We’re a Top 10 Community College for Sustainability!

JCCC’s commitment to reducing its environmental impact has been recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

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Sandy Rieger standing in front of the Billington library

The Game of Life Moves Alumna Full Circle

After 30 years in the financial industry, Johnson County Community College graduate Sandy Rieger returns to the College to help students fund their education.

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A young boy shows off his artwork at the Hiersteiner Child Development Center

Child Care Scholarship Makes Education Possible

A partnership between the JCCC Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education covers care costs at Hiersteiner Child Development Center for students with youngsters.

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Girls gathered around a computer in one of JCCC's computer labs

Coding with Girl Power

JCCC’s Girls Who Code bring their bold ideas to life.

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Steven Taylor poses against the propeller of a single-engine airplane

Aviation Program Prepares New Pilot for a Smooth Landing

Private Pilot Ground School launched the ideal departure into the wild blue yonder for one Johnson County resident.

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Photographer and JCCC graduate Laura Cobb stands in front of a window

Nelson-Atkins Museum Acquires Photos from JCCC Graduate

Laura Cobb’s black-and-white photos of Indian Creek, which she took using techniques learned in JCCC Photography classes, showcase her keen eye for the detail and beauty in landscapes.

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Dressed in identical green protective jackets and steel-toed boots, seven male welding students and their male instructor stand in a line behind three female students.

International Welding Graduates Bond

Unlocking the English language and learning how to weld at the same time sounds like an unlikely fusion. However, three women and seven men from all corners of the world – Algeria, Somalia, Dominican Republic, Chile, El Salvador, Colombia...

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Two female students walking in front of the COM building during Cav Craze

JCCC Named Safest College in Kansas

ADT recognizes the College’s efforts to maintain a safe and secure campus.

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Darrien Savage three-quarter profile head shot

BAM! KAPOW! Ecology-minded alumni flies high

By day, he is Darrien Savage, JCCC alum and wildlife biologist for Stantec, a worldwide environmental consulting company. But at night, he becomes a silent protector and watchful guardian of bat habitats. He is … “the batman!”

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Members of the JCCC debate team pose with their national trophies.

Debate Team Makes History

Students wrap up their most successful season to date, earning multiple awards at national tournaments.

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Collection of three photos showing a student in a computer class, a student in the Healthcare Simulation Center, and an instructor and student working at a table

Are you a National American University student? JCCC can help.

We’re sorry to hear about the educational obstacles you’re facing, and want to help you achieve your goals without losing momentum.

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Neil Rudisill poses among plants inside his greenhouse

Small-scale Farming: A Growing Industry

JCCC Sustainable Agriculture grad creates a successful urban microfarm

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Carlos Barra wearing a bluetooth ear piece poses in front of a semi cab

From Driver to Boss via JCCC Scholarships

Continuing Education scholarships covered most of the course fees for this CDL-A licensure student. With the training he received from JCCC, he started building his own fleet.

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Jaime Coffey stands near stairs

From Small Town to Big Bucks Via JCCC

Jaime Coffey’s time at JCCC was the perfect launching pad to attain an MBA and build her successful career in finance.

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Seiko Weber

Mock Interview Helped This Student Shine

This neurodiagnostic technology student nailed her first American job interview, thanks to some guidance from the team at JCCC’s Career Development Center.

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Three photos of Jonathan Rabanal at various places in Japan

Get scholarships!

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Three members of the Veterans Club

Services for veterans rank high at JCCC

Our military-friendly campus has services for veterans that range from providing a free cup of coffee to finding funding for secondary degrees.

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Kelcey Reed stands next to her father, Chris, who is seated at a table with an open book and a globe.

Johnson County Adult Education father/daughter duo graduate high school together

Chris and Kelcey Reed walked together through addiction recovery, then again when they crossed the stage at JCCC to receive their GED® certificates.

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Alt text: Eleven people straddle a metal bar on the ground in Greenwich, England. The bar represents the location of the prime meridian, the imaginary line of zero longitude around the earth from the North to South Poles.

Making the world their classroom: JCCC students study abroad

Students studied in Mexico, the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Japan and China – where will your education take you?

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JCCC student looking into the distance against a backdrop of the American flag

Cavaliers define the American Dream

In a recent video, four Cavaliers provide their thoughts on the age-old question, “What is the American Dream?”

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Biology students exploring a stream

Biology students partner with Friends of the Kaw

JCCC students gain real-world experience testing Kansas water quality through a service-learning initiative.

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Angela Wright in her graduation cap and gown posing in front of the Carlsen Center

Highlights from my JCCC journey

From the student perspective: Alumna Angela Wright explains how her involvement at JCCC laid the groundwork for her future endeavors.

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Photo of the exterior main entrance at the Olathe Health Education Center

OHEC – Resourceful, Responsive and Rewarding

Olathe Health Education Center focuses on the next generation of healthcare providers

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Outdoor sculpture featuring pill bottles

Fine Arts Student Artists Reach for Success

Sculpture students win Center for Sustainability honors. Their compelling pieces generate awareness about renewable energy and prescription drug abuse.

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Students in a yoga class in the GYM

Health and wellness services

It’s not all about hitting the books. Many factors contribute to your successful college experience, including health and wellness. JCCC can help you excel – mentally, physically and academically.

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Katie Sadler posing near the living wall pointing out different plants

It’s alive: Get to know Galileo’s Pavilion

With living walls and a water reclamation system, Galileo’s Pavilion takes “green building” to a whole new level.

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Dr.  Joe Sopcich and Beth Gulley with a group of faculty and administrators from Sukkur IBA University

Partnering with Pakistan: JCCC President Shares Community College Best Practices

Dr. Sopcich delivers the keynote address at a conference in Pakistan on the concept of community colleges.

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Angela Walker poses for a photo sitting in a chair

Angela says, 'Apply for scholarships!'

A recent JCCC grad left debt-free. You can, too.

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Action shot of Morgan Hill on the soccer field

Student-Athlete Shares ABCs of College Success

‘JCCC Is One of the Best Decisions I’ve Made’

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Aristo Camburako poses in a restaurant. He's wearing his chef's toque and holding a plate of cookies

Chef Apprentice Graduate Mixes It Up on the Food Network

Aristo Camburako competes in the ‘Holiday Baking Championship.’

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Monsharell 'Marsha' Hall posing in a classroom

Entrepreneurship classes help student open her dream nonprofit

Former homeless pregnant teen opens KC maternity home

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Hugh Libby holding a model airplane as if to toss it.

Libby donates $2 million to new tech center

Entrepreneur hopes gift will help start students on their own paths to success.

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Greg Ambuehl posing on a metal ladder going up to a railroad car

NARS training gets railroad careers rolling

Veteran uses NARS training to fuel second career.

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Left to right - Carol and Fred Logan

Logans sponsor new scholarship

First in family to go to college? DACA? Funds are now available.

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Image of Jack Conners standing against a starlit night sky

Rocketing to NASA

Student Jackson Conners takes love of astronomy to the next level.

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A healthcare worker slides a medical record into a row of files

Health Information Systems lands in-demand partnership

The largest health IT organization in the world welcomes JCCC as an Educational Partner.

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Student working at a computer

Students switch to digital-only news

The Campus Ledger, the student newspaper of JCCC, switches its focus to digital-only to improve multimedia collaboration and reflect the new reality of journalism.

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JCCC student sitting in the electric car which has the JCCC logo on it

JCCC accelerates sustainable driving

Electric cars steer driver ed students away from gas guzzlers

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At a recent convention in Orlando, CoSIDA president Andy Seeley (left) presented the organization’s 25-year award to Tyler Cundith, Johnson County Community College sports information director. Contributed photo.

Honoring excellence

JCCC Sports Info Director gets big win at convention

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Graham Murphy under the trees in Fountain Square

Rebel with a Pathway

Learn how to plug into campus life

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Brend Burford posing in front of graphic design projects

Getting graphic

When Brent Buford realized he didn't have the skills his dream job required, he found the solution at JCCC. Now his dream's within reach.

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Two JCCC students posing with a car wrapped with the JCCC logo

Car wrap gets a good rap

Blue Valley students get real-world marketing, design experience at JCCC

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Cata Wedman posing outside on campus

8 great reasons to love JCCC

Student Cata Wedman shares her list

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Gheed Nomann

Student lands a dream internship

Professor presented opportunity, student got the gig

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Kendra Wendte

In her own words: Kendra Wendte

‘JCCC is a college to get excited about’

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Alison Smith standing in front of a line of semis

Women of the Road

Female truckers steer into nontraditional career

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