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Board of Trustees 2023 Meeting Dates

Board of Trustees 2023 Meeting Dates

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.

English Professor Receives Statewide Award for Excellence

English Professor Receives Statewide Award for Excellence

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.

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.

 

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.

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