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JCCC Programs and Initiatives

An important component of the Foundation's mission is to identify and develop partnerships that provide financial support to JCCC programs and initiatives.

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The College's on-campus healthcare simulation lab, service projects, adult education, and other activities and programs have all been strengthened by Foundation support.

Healthcare Simulation Center

The Foundation supports JCCC's Healthcare Simulation Center with funds for maintaining the facility. The lab is a unique learning area that prepares nursing, respiratory care and emergency medical science students by teaching them to provide safe care using state-of-the-art simulated patients.

JC3 InnovationsTM

JC3 InnovationsTM is a healthcare products developer/retailer based at the College. The business is a division of the JCCC Foundation. The Foundation uses all proceeds from the sale of JC3 InnovationsTM products for student scholarships.

International Service-Learning Projects

The Foundation helps fund JCCC's Partnership for Service Learning, which offers students and faculty semester-length service-learning programs in 11 countries.

The Children's Garden at JCCC's Hiersteiner Child Development Center

Gifts through the Foundation funded the construction of a hoop house garden at the HCDC. Children at the center watch as seeds are planted and produce is harvested and made into fresh, healthy meals.

Johnson County Adult Education

The Foundation receives grants to help support Johnson County Adult Education, a program that helps adults improve their reading, writing and math skills and prepare for the GED® test.

JCCC Athletics

Foundation contributions help maintain JCCC's first-class athletic programs by providing support for team travel and other program needs. Currently the Foundation supports fundraising efforts for women's basketball (FastBreak Club), volleyball (Ace Club) and baseball (Hit-a-thon), as well as athletic sponsor recognition in the facilities, fields and gymnasium.

Wylie Hospitality and Culinary Academy

The Foundation led a $3 million capital campaign to fund the construction of the Wylie Hospitality and Culinary Academy. This beautiful facility includes culinary labs, an innovation kitchen and a demonstration kitchen in a culinary theater. It houses classes that prepare JCCC students for jobs as chefs, dietary managers and other foodservice professionals.