In 2016, JCJC
learners clocked 1,400 hours of classroom instruction, had opportunities to earn more than seven industry-recognized credentials, and experienced a 100 percent job placement rate, demonstrating that, when a program is committed to setting high standards of quality, learners succeed.
Danera Forrest, who has served as the women's assistant coach for the last three seasons at JCJC
, was named interim coach.
In building the program, JCJC saw its enrollment drop this fall--nearly 700 students to 5,044 students, down from 5,740 students in fall 2010.
While JCJC is all open-enrollment institution, the school has routinely placed low-scoring students in developmental, noncredit courses in the areas of math, English and the sciences.
For example, JCJC offers 26 programs under its career and technical banner.
Both PRCC and JCJC offer associate degree tracks through their career and technical programs, marrying the practical with the classroom.
It's part of a collaboration between JCJC
, Jones County and the city of Ellisville that originated last year when Sheriff Alex Hodge presented plans for the county's first ever penal farm.
recently received a $250,000 check from Community Bank to help build a baseball and softball complex, scheduled to be completed by summer 2010.
Jennifer Powell, director of eLearning at JCJC
, said 1,307 students are enrolled in 2,063 online classes.
With its $2.4 million share of the bond bill, JCJC
is focusing on a new humanities building, Vice President of Business Affairs Rick Youngblood said through a spokeswoman.
It's made admissions counseling personnel available at JCJC
, PRCC and MGCCC; it sends faculty to colleges to advise instructors what students should be learning to prepare for university work and more, officials said.
That's the message JCJC
is trying to give to faculty and staff through a new wellness program that encourages healthy eating and exercise.