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The Jefferson College PACE (Performing Arts and Cultural Enrichment) event series will continue with a performance by the instrumental ensemble Chamber Project Saint Louis on Tuesday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Hillsboro campus.
Update: Due to possible inclement weather, the ATS Open House has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 30, from 5-8 p.m.
In an effort to showcase the variety of educational programs available through the Jefferson College Area Technical School (ATS) that provide Jefferson County high school students with hands-on instruction, the ATS will host an informational Open House for students and parents on Thursday, January 30, from 5–8 p.m. on the Hillsboro campus.
There is no cost to attend and reservations are not required.
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 performances 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, children’s and musical theatre performances, a film contest screening, art exhibits, and a pottery sale.
Dobbs Tire and Auto Centers recently donated a fully functional racecar to the Jefferson College Foundation for instructional use in the College’s Automotive Technology program.
Pictured with the vehicle, from left, is Jefferson College Dean of Instruction Dr. Chris DeGeare, Automotive Technology Instructor Bradley Berrey, Automotive Technology Professor Gerard Uhls, Dobbs Tire and Auto President/Chief Executive Officer David Dobbs, and Jefferson College President Dr. Raymond Cummiskey.
For those who are interested in a career within the business side of the healthcare field, the Jefferson College Health Information Technology (HIT) program is moving to a fully online format beginning in the Spring of 2020.
HIT is an Associate of Applied Science degree program that is flexible for those who work and can be taken either full-time or part-time. It prepares students to further their career as a manager of health information systems in a broad range of healthcare settings, and gives a career option to those who are not comfortable with blood, needles, or bodily fluids.
Courses are taught by experienced professionals in the industry.