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Mercy Hospital Jefferson Receives Award from MCCA

Mercy Hospital Jefferson Receives Distinguished Business Award from MCCA

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. ​

Jefferson College Awarded $400K State Grant for Tech Ed Programs

Jefferson College Awarded $400K State Grant for Tech Ed Programs

To further support the impact of career and technical education (CTE) training programs across the state, Jefferson College has been selected by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to receive a $400,000 grant for the College’s HVAC and Fire Science programs.

 

Marketing and PR Department Wins Awards

Marketing and PR Department Wins Medallion Awards of Excellence

For the tenth consecutive year, the Jefferson College Marketing and Public Relations Department has been recognized for its creative and professional excellence by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR). The department won eight “Medallion of Excellence” Awards during the NCMPR District 5 awards ceremony, which is the most by any community college in Missouri.

Jefferson College earned gold in six categories including Annual Report, Flyer, Print Wildcard, E-Newsletter, E-Card, and TV/Video Paid Advertisement. Certificates for bronze were awarded in Logo Design and Social Media or Online Marketing Campaign.

Webster University Creates “Heartland” Scholarship Program

Webster University Creates “Heartland” Scholarship Program

Webster University recently launched the Heartland Promise Initiative, a program at Jefferson College that will encourage students to pursue four-year college degrees. Scholarships will be awarded to offset the costs of tuition, books, and room and board.

The program is designed to address a troubling statistic that is often overlooked when addressing barriers to attaining a college education: rural high school students have a significantly lower acceptance rate to four-year institutions than students in urban areas.

Radiologic Technology Student Is State Winner

Radiologic Technology Student Is State Winner of Breaking Traditions Award

Jefferson College student Robert Smith recently received the statewide Breaking Traditions Award for his success as a nontraditional student in the College’s Radiologic Technology program. The awards, sponsored by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), provide an opportunity for students, career-technical programs, educators, and schools to receive recognition and statewide acknowledgment for their achievements related to nontraditional careers.

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