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Jefferson College Evening/Weekend Nursing Program

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

Take Back the Night

In conjunction with April’s designation as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), Jefferson College and COMTREA will co-host “Take Back the Night” on Thursday, April 30, beginning at 6 p.m. outside the Student Center on the Hillsboro campus as part of an international effort to end sexual violence in all of its forms, including sexual assault, sexual abuse, dating violence, and domestic violence.

Viking Summer Band Camp

Jefferson College Viking Music Camps

It’s not too early to begin thinking about wholesome, educational summer activities for kids. Registration is now underway for Jefferson College’s annual Viking Band Camp, July 5-9 and 12-16, which provides middle school and junior high school students from grades 4-8 with musical instruction and performance opportunities. 

Each week-long camp will be held on the Jefferson College Hillsboro campus, concluding with a concert in the Fine Arts Theatre. The deadline for registration is June 25 and a limited number of camp spaces is available. 

New Faculty for Nursing Program

Jefferson College Nursing Logo

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.

48-Hour Film Contest

Jefferson College 48-Hour Film Festival

Community filmmaking teams are invited to direct, produce, or star in an original short film during the fifth annual 48-Hour Film Festival sponsored by the college’s Events/Cultural Diversity Committee and Art Department. 

The contest is open to all Missouri residents within a 200 mile radius of the Hillsboro campus. There is no cost to enter. Teams of up to five members will be given a theme and must work within 48 hours to write, shoot, and edit a film up to seven minutes in length. Teams must attend all of the meetings in order to participate.