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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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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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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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From JCCC to In-demand Careers

Alumni take to Twitter to share success stories

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People surround a large sculpture of Charlie Parker's head near 18th and Vine streets.

Making Community Connections Through Art

A unique Honors Forum class introduced students to Kansas City’s art history and current arts scene

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Students gathered under the trees in Fountain Square

Step into summer at JCCC

Flexible online and on-campus classes await. Enroll today.

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Potential employers gathered around a student, laughing and talking

Students Take Charge at CSIT Reverse Career Fair

Nontraditional event format facilitates career conversations

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JCCC Board members and administrators cut the ribbon dedicating the Fine Arts and Design building

Celebrating the Fine Arts & Design Studios

Campus community commemorates new facility with dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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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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JCCC's Model U N team in New York City

Model UN Team Honored at National Conference

Model UN Team Honored at National Conference

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Hare and Bell winners from left to right - Hyojin Angela Lim, Kayla Cossins, Avery Gott

Hare & Bell Winners Gain Recognition, Rewards

Three students take home cash prizes for exceptional work entered in the Writing Center-sponsored Hare & Bell Writing Contest.

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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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L to R - Carlos Barra, Warren Freeman, David Fessenden, Brendan Whisenant

Life as a CDL Driver

JCCC prepares many students for life on the open road

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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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Get scholarships!

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Architect's rendering of the new Career and Technical Education building

Say hello to 2019

As we look toward a new year, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the last 365 days.

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Brenna Nelson in a nursing classroom wearing a stethoscope

Certified Nurse Aide course helps teen meet her goal

A future MD is getting a head start on her career while still in high school.

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Jason Soltys standing near the courtyard by the OCB building

So long internship, hello career!

Four weeks as a summer intern led to a job offer for this Web Development and Digital Media student, and he hasn't even graduated yet.

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Graphic Design student Roxanne Wright works on her artwork for the TSC.

Technical Support Center showcases student artwork

Graphic Design student puts her classroom learning to work at an on-campus job.

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A graphic of a turkey decorated with the words thankful, family, friends, good, gathering, home, joy health, faith and love.

An attitude of gratitude

Students share what they’re thankful for this holiday season.

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50th anniversary logo on a black-and-white background of the campus

JCCC prepares for 50th anniversary

Some Enchanted Evening Gala highlights 2019 celebration

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Doctor Behdad Miremadi and his mother, Rabeh Ghadiri, both graduates of Johnson County Community College.

Immigrant dreams come true at JCCC

After leaving Iran for a better life, this mother and son achieved success in the United States with more than a little help from JCCC.

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Take steps to transfer your JCCC credit hours

Students agree: Holding on to your hard-earned college credits pays off in many ways

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Forever a Cavalier: JCCC helps students be career ready

Five students excel in impactful careers after JCCC

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Debra Lind sitting at a desk in a Business Office Technology lab.

New horizons for a nontraditional student

After deciding to make a career shift, Debra Lind completed the associate degree she started 39 years ago.

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Eric Fecteau posing outside Galileo's Pavilion

Degree in 3 student finds success

Eric Fecteau is on track to receive his bachelor’s degree in less than three years. Check out his advice for other students considering the Degree in 3 program.

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Michelline Smith (seventh from the right) enjoys a day of working outdoors in NARS’ simulated rail yard.

National Academy of Railroad Sciences student offered life-changing career before graduation

Friendly and dedicated JCCC employees put grad on fast track to a better life

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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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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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Cody Davidson posing in cap and gown with his wife and five children

Capping off a rewarding JCCC experience

Recent nursing graduate reaps benefits of pushing hard, staying focused

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Practical nursing students work on a patient simulator at JCCC’s Olathe Health Education Center (OHEC)

JCCC practical nurses care for patients across the metro

Big demand for nurses means plenty of perks for grads

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Grace Palcic wearing a graduation cap and holding tassels from two different schools

Student doubles up on diplomas

College Now saves time and money; start your college journey in high school

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Three JCCC students conversing at a reverse career fair.

Graduate with Confidence

JCCC’s Career Development Center is poised to lend advice and share resources to help students throughout their educational journeys.

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Jarar Bangash posing on the concrete circular stairs in the GEB building

Job shadowing opens doors

Engineering student Jarar Bangash found answers with Argus Consulting

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All adult members of the Schmidt family posing in the Shull Foyer of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

One family, many connections to JCCC

Everyone (except the toddler) has been a JCCC student

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Nils Beverlin

Sustainability initiatives support student scholarships

On-campus sustainability initiatives fund thousands of dollars in scholarships each year

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Andrew Hartnett poses with the family who hosted him in China

Study in China

Apply for a scholarship and study abroad

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Janelle Domoney surrounded by kitchen tools

Chef apprentice embraces a new future

Hard work and determination propel student’s success

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Students in the International Club posing by flags of various countries

‘Discover the World’ right here on campus

International students present on their homelands

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Front of a cell phone showing a picture of Nayzia Thomas studying in her hospital bed

A labor of love: Student completes finals from hospital bed

Not even childbirth keeps Nayzia Thomas from finishing her finals

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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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Student-Athlete Shares ABCs of College Success

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

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Mother and daughter land same JCCC job – 25 years apart

Two generations plan fun events for students

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Isaac Jambor standing in front of a backdrop of the NASA logo

Student has a blast leading NASA team

Project manager Isaac Jambor blends science with people skills

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Katee McLean poses in her restaurant

Culinary grad’s hot new restaurant inspired by Swedish roots

Restaurateur credits JCCC for solid business foundation

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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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Left to right - Alex Wells, Phyllis Greenquist, Andy Meenen

Student gets two ‘surprise’ degrees

JCCC counselors and staff come together to get two degrees conferred to a chronically ill student who wants to pick up a third.

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Echo Tyler standing under trees with a fall foliage

Considering winter session? One student tells why to try.

Accounting major did the math: 4 weeks = 3 credits

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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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JCCC students Rebekah Lux and Nguyet Nguyen posing in a fashion design classroom

Designers Show Flair Among KC Fashion Elite

"Dress for success” takes on new meaning for two JCCC Apparel Design and Technology students whose collections are premiering at Kansas City Fashion Week this October.

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College age is any age

Nontraditional senior students get a bargain tuition rate.

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Cecilia and Jessica Lopez

Sisters achieve ‘American Dream’

Two sisters found paths to their dreams at JCAE.

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Save Time, Save Money

Use DegreeCheck to keep track of courses and grades.

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Student ditches art school for JCCC

Hanna 'Wil' Wilcock finds self-expression in JCCC Art Department

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Phillip Peters

Australian earns GED® then plugs into Electrical Technology

Love and encouragement = Success

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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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Juniper Tangpuz posing by a model of Superman in flight

Fine Arts lab aide breaks barriers at mall studio

In April, the Fine Arts studio aide at Johnson County Community College became the first Artist in Residence at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kansas.

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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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Rebekah Lodos

KCPT partnership opens world for JCCC students

Advanced Reporting class at JCCC pairs students with producers and reporters at Kansas City Public Television.

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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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