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Get Assistance at the Student Basic Needs Center

Housing, childcare, transportation and food assistance can help you achieve your goals.

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Laptop Loaners and Free Tutors

JCCC resources help students succeed.

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All-Electric Car Wrap Inspired by Carpet in ‘The Shining’

Olathe East High School Design Academy winner to sharpen skills at JCCC

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Laura Gascogne in a group photo with traveling companions in India

Fulbright Research Scholar Encourages Study Abroad

Gascogne seeks to sustain ancient terracotta heritage

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Colby Bunch sitting among tools in the welding lab

Welding Student Lands Job Before Graduation

High-demand trade jobs become promising careers.

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Getting Involved on Campus Helps Complete the JCCC Experience

At JCCC, we know education isn’t limited to lectures and labs. That’s why we offer many opportunities for students to get involved!

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Reach Your Goals at JCCC

Earn a degree, sharpen your skillset, start your own business - achieve all of that and more at JCCC!

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Top 6 Things Every New Student Should Do at JCCC

The first few weeks of classes can be stressful – these quick tips can help ensure you’re set up for success this semester.

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You’re Accepted to JCCC—What’s Next?

From application to graduation, you’re in good hands.

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Top 10 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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The JCCC Leadership Institute team

JCCC Team Are Global Collegiate Leadership Competition Champions!

JCCC students win first place, develop their leadership abilities

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Students conversing in a Japanese language class

JCCC offers Japanese language classes, study abroad trips and contests

Go beyond the classroom and explore Japan’s culture at JCCC.

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JCCC's Model UN Team

JCCC Model UN earns award at 2022 National Model United Nations Conference

An award-winning team developing career-ready skills

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Unlock Your Full Potential

From culinary arts to computers, from fine arts to fire science - discover your dream career at JCCC.

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JCCC Student Wins Prestigious Transfer Scholarship

Astha Thapa used JCCC’s resources for a winning application for KU’s International Excellence Award.

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Sanford Willis

NCircle and JCCC Partnership Builds a Better Tomorrow

Former Inmates Now Equipped to Succeed

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JCCC’s Cohen Community Series presents Scotty McCreery April 30

Enjoy multi-Platinum country music star Scotty McCreery while supporting JCCC students

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Exploring Interests at JCCC Can Lead to the Career of Your Dreams

Love of poetry and Maya culture leads former JCCC student to success.

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Brothers Travis (on the left) and Thomas (on the right) Babcock pose on stairs.

JCCC Debate Team Tops in Nation

Babcock brothers choose JCCC’s debate program for great coaches and tournament opportunities

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CEO of Computer Impressions, Jesse Salmon, Touts CSIT Reverse Career Fair

JCCC students make an impression on local business.

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Reach Your Goals at JCCC

Earn a degree, sharpen your skillset, start your own business - achieve all of that and more at JCCC!

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Students Express Satisfaction with JCCC in Nationwide Survey

Student satisfaction survey shows 86% of students said if they had to do it over, they would enroll at JCCC again.

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The Student Agency Builds Student Careers, Benefits Scholarships

Cavaliers get real-world experience and give back to JCCC

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Internships Offered Around the Globe

Get on-the-job experience on another continent

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3 Generations Give JCCC a Thumbs-Up

Minutes from home to JCCC’s front door

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From Siblings to Close-Knit Cavaliers

JCCC pride runs deep in the Tady family

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BNSF Scholarship Links NARS Grad to First Job

Four generations of working on the railroad

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Unlock Your Full Potential

From culinary arts to computers, from fine arts to fire science - discover your dream career at JCCC.

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Scholarship Helps Student Give Back

Random Acts of Kindness Scholarship winner focuses on the future — for himself and others.

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Student Basic Needs Center Sets Cavaliers Up for Success

JCCC removes obstacles to help students thrive in and out of the classroom

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Group photo of Ashley Hooley-Lickteig and JCCC Trustees Lee Cross and Nancy Ingram.

Scholarship Rewards Hard-Working Mother of Six

Clay Blair Family Foundation Scholarship Promotes Civic Leadership in Students at JCCC

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Colleen Duggan

Nursing Professor Shares Her Legacy of Giving

Consistent giving helps JCCC students succeed

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Willie Solano standing at the entrance to the Midwest Trust Center

Freshman Navigates College After Losing Vision

JCCC Access Services provides resources for success

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Nina Danner leaning on a fence, next to a tomato plant

Open Petal Farm Inspired Student to Open Own Farm

Compassionate People at JCCC Motivated Sustainable Agriculture Student to Her Next Career

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Reach Your Goals at JCCC

Earn a degree, sharpen your skillset, start your own business - achieve all of that and more at JCCC!

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International Student Finds a Career and a Home at JCCC

Student Bridges Communities and Nourishes Lives

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Scholarship for International Students from a JCCC International Student

Ani Kaufmann Mamisashvili remembers what it was like to be an international student.

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Pay It Forward Through Student Veteran Scholarships

Tributes to those who served provide financial assistance to current generation of veterans.

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Journey from Warrior to Civilian Depicted in Compelling Movie

Post-war trauma awareness, via the story of WWII hero Audie Murphy, gets spotlight Nov. 9.

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A Leader in the Making

Confidence stoked by campus involvement

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JCCC international student and Astha Thapa smiles and poses outdoors surrounded by other Student Senate members, all in matching t-shirts.

From the Himalayas to the Heartland

International student finds her place at JCCC

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Unlock Your Full Potential

From culinary arts to computers, from fine arts to fire science - discover your dream career at JCCC.

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Theatre Department Goes Underground

An unusual venue — the Lower East Parking Garage — becomes a stage.

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Step Up Your Study Habits

Expanded online services help you succeed — wherever you are

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Stormi Lewis leans against a wall and holds a stack of books. The book on top is “The Protector,” written by her.

The 'Write' Start

JCCC helps alum author hit “publish” on her dreams

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Group photo of members of the Student Sustainability Committee.

We are the Champions (of Sustainability!)

The commitment to transforming the JCCC campus into an eco-friendly institution has garnered a Champion of Sustainability award!

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Catalina Wedman poses on campus

Foreign Service Future Calls JCCC Alum

College’s diverse population contributes to career choice

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Officer Kathy Rhoades wearing her police uniform and standing in front of a police pickup truck

Police Officer Turned Childcare Provider

JCCC partners with the Kansas City YMCA to provide childcare for community

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Reach Your Goals at JCCC

Earn a degree, sharpen your skillset, start your own business - achieve all of that and more at JCCC!

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Tony Randall posing in front of single-engine airplane.

Teaching Critical Care

Respiratory Care instructor is also an essential healthcare worker

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A Balancing Act

JCCC's virtual tutoring and flexible class schedules tip the scales in student's favor

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Megan Segraves poses in front of New Chelsea Elementary School at 25th and Wood in Kansas City, Kansas.

Sometimes, You’ve Just Got to Laugh

Kindergarten teacher is dedicated to fun teaching

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Stephanie Ghilino standing outside a hospital wearing a stethoscope

JCCC Graduate Battles on Front Lines of Healthcare

Providing care and compassion during COVID-19

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Brad Mason, wearing a mask, and standing in a storeroom of medical supplies

JCCC EMS Grad/Deputy Chief Tackles Coronavirus, Shortages and More

Working tirelessly to keep first responders and the community safe

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Jesse Vega standing outside the Wylie Hospitality and Culinary Academy

JCCC Alum Shares Success Recipes

Seasoned with love for senior living residents

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Unlock Your Full Potential

From culinary arts to computers, from fine arts to fire science - discover your dream career at JCCC.

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 Vanessa McCarron poses in front of a colorful wall mural of angelic colorful wings.

JCCC Faculty and Online Learning to the Rescue

Student and family stranded in the Philippines during pandemic

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Rick Mareske watering plants on the Open Petal Farm

Harvesting Hope

JCCC’s Open Petal Farm continues to operate and bring fresh produce to many.

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Tammy Wiemers holding her award as she stands outside the Olathe Health Education Center

A Pathway to a New Career

The AO-K Healthcare Pathway program helps students transition into a career.

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Todd Sitcler sits at table in Cafe Tempo with cup of coffee.

Over-the-Road Driver Faced Some Rough Patches During Pandemic

Essential family man delivers!

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Cole Bonham leaning casually against a brick pillar

Entrepreneur Credits Success to JCCC Classes

In business for decades and leaving a lasting impression

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Student wearing a face mask studying in the newly remodeled library space

Billington Library – Right Info at the Right Time

The library’s online and in-person resources can save the day

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Reach Your Goals at JCCC

Earn a degree, sharpen your skillset, start your own business - achieve all of that and more at JCCC!

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From left, Whitney Bandel, Anna Baily, Ann Linnebur

Students Get More Than a Traditional Education

JCCC Student Agency connects students with clients for real-world experience

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Janelle Domoney surrounded by kitchen tools

Now you’re cooking!

JCCC’s Chef Apprenticeship program is ambitious and rewarding.

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Rachel Schuckman leaning against an outside window of her house

Adjusting Job Duties to Be Pandemic Friendly

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Andrew Blazo sitting behind the wheel of his car, a face mask dangling from the passenger seat

Feeding Front-Line Workers and Patients

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Debbi Yeoman wearing a lab coat and a face mask pulled down under her chin

First Responder for Mental Issues

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Masked EMS students training using a dummy

Paramedic Students, Professors Adapt and Overcome to Continue Essential Worker Training

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Unlock Your Full Potential

From culinary arts to computers, from fine arts to fire science - discover your dream career at JCCC.

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Isabelle Bohlken since cross-legged on the porch outside her home

JCCC Student Perseveres Through Essential Worker Stress

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Mark Chaplin poses outside Harvesters headquarters

Service-Learning Project Takes on New Meaning

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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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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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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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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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Reach Your Goals at JCCC

Earn a degree, sharpen your skillset, start your own business - achieve all of that and more at JCCC!

Explore what JCCC has to offer

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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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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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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