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LEA Graduates Continue 100% POST License Pass Rate

LEA Graduates Continue 100% POST License Pass Rate

A class of 15 cadets recently graduated from the Jefferson College Law Enforcement Academy in Imperial (036 Night Class), helping to fill the ongoing need for qualified officers in Missouri.

After completing a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum filled with numerous tactical exercises using the latest instructional technology, the 036 class achieved a 100 percent completion pass rate on the POST license exam, continuing the lengthy streak of graduating classes from Jefferson College with a 100 percent total pass rate for the POST Class A license.

Board of Trustees 2022 Meeting Dates

Board of Trustees 2022 Meeting Dates

The Jefferson College Board of Trustees 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.

Those who wish to present information or address the Board are required to be present at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting, complete a sign-in log, and submit 10 copies of appropriate documentation (if applicable). Each speaker will be given a maximum of three minutes, unless allotted more time by the Board, and a maximum of three individuals will be heard regarding the same subject, unless additional speakers are approved.  

PACE Series Spring Events Bring Excitement and Variety to Region

PACE Series Spring Events Bring Excitement and Variety to Region

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 spring schedule will feature 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.

Oil Changes for Vets Rolls to Success

Oil Changes for Vets Rolls to Success

Thank you to Automotive Technology faculty Gerard Uhls and Brad Berrey along with their students for providing over 50 complimentary oil changes in connection with Veterans Week as a way to thank area service men and women. The event would not have been possible without the donations of tools, supplies and food by Dobbs Tire and Auto Centers, AutoZone, NAPA, and Domino’s Pizza. Appreciation also goes to our Nursing Department and Admissions Department for providing free blood pressure checks and college information. This was the first year for the event to be held at the College and plans are already underway for an even bigger day in 2022.

Addition of New Athletic Teams Slated for 2023

Jefferson College Athletics - Addition of New Teams Slated for 2023

For the first time since adding softball and soccer teams in 2005, Jefferson College Viking Athletics will undergo an historic realignment of its sports program while adding four new teams, including the return of men’s basketball, beginning in the fall of 2023.

“This is an exciting time to be able to expand the rich tradition of Vikings Athletics,” said College President Dr. Dena McCaffrey. “The return of men’s basketball and the excitement of adding men’s and women’s cross country and competitive cheer will provide greater opportunities for local student and community involvement underscored by our high standards on and off the field.”

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