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Student Athlete Success Print

The Office of Student Athlete Success provides a comprehensive academic support program for our student-athlete population leading to academic and athletic enrichment. The program emphasizes the three main areas of academic athletic advising, mentoring, and goal setting.       

Facts About Student-Athlete Success since Fall 2005

(45) NJCAA Students Earning: Exemplary, 3.6-3.79; Superior, 3.8-3.99; or Pinnacle, 4.0 GPA Academic Acheivement Honors (14) NJCAA All Academic Team Honoree Awards (204) Student-Athletes have continued their edcuation at a four-year institution and competed in their sport


2013-2014 NJCAA All-Americans Announced

This year (3) student-athletes qualified bringing the total to (42) student-athletes since 2005 to be honored.

NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement (3.80-3.99 GPA)
 Kara Pochon, Softball (3.85)

NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement (3.60-3.79 GPA)
 Paris Bridges, Women's Basketball (3.62)
 Mikah Simpson, Volleyball (3.67)

Here's a shortcut to the NJCAA announcement:

Congratulations to 2012-2013 NJCAA Academic Team-of-the-Year Qualifiers
Since 2005 when the Office of Student Athlete Success began, Jefferson College has had (10) teams qualify for distinction by having a 3.0 or better team GPA. This year Women's Volleyball and Softball have again proved they are the head of the class boasting 3.35 and 3.07 GPA's respectively, bringing the overall total to (12). Congratulations to Coach Steiger and Coach Cook for their leadership and to all the young women who worked so hard to make this happen.

Kayla Meier honored at 2013 Jefferson College Athletic Banquet  
Sophomore softball player Kayla Meier was just recently named Jefferson College Scholar Athlete of the Year for her tremendous work in four full-time semesters at the college. Kayla is the first softball player since Heather Kemper in 2009 to receive this honor. In all, 65+ student-athletes were recognized for their oustanding academic work in the classrooom. Stay tuned to see who wins individual and team honors as the spring semester winds down.


Student Right-To-Know Completion, Transfer, and Retention Rates (Disclosures as Required by Federal Law)   

 Jefferson College FTFDSFA (First-time, Full-time, Degree Seeking, and receiving athletically related Financial Aid) student-athletes have a four year average Completion and Transfer Rate of 83.4% which is 35.2% higher than the traditional student population from 2004-2007.  From 2007-2010, the Completion and Transfer Rate number is 90.9%, which is 43.1% higher than the traditional student(s).  For more information on our success please visit: or simply click on the STU/Athlete Handbook link on the left side and visit page 17

JeffCo Athletic Department Featured in JUCO Review

 Click on the JUCO Review graphic to the left to view the article. Opening the article requires Adobe Reader.




Last Updated ( Tuesday, 27 May 2014 )
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