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Faculty Connections Lead to New Life Plan

Alum: “JCCC provides more opportunities than you can imagine.”

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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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8 Effective Ways JCCC Students Can Prepare for Finals

Get an “A” in test prep with JCCC’s resources and tips!

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Honors Program, Soft Skills Land Her Dream Job

JCCC Honors Program Alum says, “I can always do more and strive to be better.”

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Review: Five stars for JCCC culinary education

Celebrated chefs, JCCC student prep for success at Wylie Hospitality and Culinary Academy.

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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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Fulbright Research Scholar Encourages Study Abroad

Gascogne seeks to sustain ancient terracotta heritage

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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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JCCC Team Are Global Collegiate Leadership Competition Champions!

JCCC students win first place, develop their leadership abilities

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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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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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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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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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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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Nursing Professor Shares Her Legacy of Giving

Consistent giving helps JCCC students succeed

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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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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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Police Officer Turned Childcare Provider

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

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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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JCCC Alum Shares Success Recipes

Seasoned with love for senior living residents

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JCCC Faculty and Online Learning to the Rescue

Student and family stranded in the Philippines during pandemic

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Harvesting Hope

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

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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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Entrepreneur Credits Success to JCCC Classes

In business for decades and leaving a lasting impression

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Billington Library – Right Info at the Right Time

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

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Students Get More Than a Traditional Education

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

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Now you’re cooking!

JCCC’s Chef Apprenticeship program is ambitious and rewarding.

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Fashion in a Global Classroom

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

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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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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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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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Small-scale Farming: A Growing Industry

JCCC Sustainable Agriculture grad creates a successful urban microfarm

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