In connection with Jefferson College’s mission to provide diverse educational experiences for area residents of all ages, the schedule of events and artists has been announced for the fourth annual Performing Arts and Cultural Enrichment (PACE) series.
The 2015-16 PACE season features nearly 30 professional performances spanning a wide range of entertainment genres including a capella vocal music, comedy, magic, jazz, a live podcast, guest speakers, modern rock, and a BBQ with music by a German polka band.
As part of Jefferson College’s continued emphasis on health-related education, the Jefferson College Foundation recently received a $210,125 grant on behalf of the College from the Jefferson Memorial Community Foundation.
The grant will specifically provide for $110,000 to continue and support the student/employee holistic Wellness Program, $70,125 to purchase Nursing SIM lab equipment, and $30,000 to support Health Occupation scholarships.
Jefferson College is one of seven colleges and universities across the country that has been recognized for improving and prioritizing student health.
The College received Honorable Mention in connection with the 2015 Healthy Campus Award sponsored by Active Minds and the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation. It is the only national recognition of its kind that celebrates leadership, innovation, collaboration, and excellence in campus health. Jefferson College was the only higher education institution in Missouri to be acknowledged.
For the third consecutive year, the Jefferson College Marketing and Public Relations Department has been recognized for its excellence by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR).
Jefferson College won 11 “Medallion of Excellence” Awards during the 2015 NCMPR District 5 Conference:
Jefferson College is offering a variety of professional development, licensure certification, job skills improvement, personal interest, and enrichment courses through the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department this fall.
Continuing Education courses provide anyone with the opportunity to enter or re-enter the mainstream of education, prepare for occupational advancement or re-training, and make learning a lifelong process. Costs vary by course.