The Jefferson College Foundation’s fifth annual Jazz & Jeans dinner, dance and auction netted $88,370 in proceeds to support scholarships, emergency student loans, textbooks, and other projects for the benefit of students attending Jefferson College.
Highlighted by a hot air balloon theme, “Up, Up and Away: Helping Our Students Succeed,” the signature event generated a 40 percent increase over 2014 and established a new Jazz & Jeans record by the Foundation. The annual event has experienced an increase in the amount of funds raised each year.
The Jefferson College Faculty Senate recently selected Edward Moreno as Jefferson College’s 2015 Alumnus of the Year.
A class of 11 students (017 Day Class) recently graduated from the Jefferson College Law Enforcement Academy program as the class of 2015.
Jefferson College recently received approval by the Missouri State Board of Nursing to permanently move the start date of the evening/weekend class of the college’s bi-level Nursing program from August to January. The next evening/weekend class will start on January 11, 2016.
Applications for the evening/weekend section are now open and will be accepted through October 15, 2015. For more information about the application process, visit www.jeffco.edu/nursing.
In addition to a revamped curriculum, an emphasis on skills development and academic needs of students, and introduction of state-of-the-art patient simulation equipment, an entirely new group of highly qualified faculty are making their mark on the Jefferson College Nursing program as part of a recent revitalization of the well-known career training program.