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Jefferson College is seeking area professionals from a variety of career fields to participate in the annual Career Expo that helps area elementary school students begin to make educated choices about future occupations.
The event will be held on Tuesday, February 28, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Field House on the Hillsboro campus.
In connection with Jefferson College’s mission to provide diverse educational experiences for area residents of all ages, the Performing Arts and Cultural Enrichment (PACE) series continues this spring featuring events spanning a wide range of entertainment genres including nationally renowned visiting artists, instrumental and vocal musical groups, art, and theatre.
In addition to the variety of performers and entertainers, the series also includes several student-community performances such as band and choir concerts, musical theatre performances, art exhibits, and a pottery sale.
Most events are held in the Fine Arts Theater on the Hillsboro campus.
The Jefferson College Board of Trustees regularly meets in public session on the second Thursday of each month in the Administration Building Board Room on the Hillsboro campus.
Trustees include Steve Meinberg, President; Krystal Hargis, Vice President; Ron Scaggs; Gary Davis; Margie Passmore; and Retta "Susan" Tuggle.
Jefferson College English Associate Professor Lisa Ebert was recently honored by the Missouri Community College Association with the Excellence in Teaching Award. Nominees are submitted from every community college across the state and presented to two outstanding instructors for work done during the previous year.
Jefferson College and the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) recently honored Mercy Hospital Jefferson (MHJ) for outstanding support of Missouri community colleges. The hospital received the 2022 Distinguished Business/Industry Award at the statewide MCCA convention.
The prominent award is given annually to businesses that go above and beyond to show their support for Missouri community colleges and the progression of higher education.