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The Jefferson College Board of Trustees meets in public session on the second Thursday each month in the Administration Building Conference Room 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 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 annual PACE 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.
The Arnold Chamber of Commerce has awarded its 2018 Business Person of the Year award to Jefferson College President Dr. Raymond Cummiskey. Chamber President Brian Lindsey presented the award in appreciation of Cummiskey’s dedicated service to the Arnold community while exhibiting the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.
Those on food stamps are now eligible to get free training at Jefferson College thanks to the SkillUp grant program that provides free tuition and support services to individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamp) benefits.
Through the College’s short-term training programs, SkillUp can help individuals achieve a new career path, obtain employment, and realize self-sufficiency.
To celebrate the opening of the new Jefferson College Vikings’ Vault food pantry for students, the College recently held a ribbon cutting and open house on the Hillsboro campus.
The event included an overview of the project and acknowledgment of the College’s Certified Professional Staff group for their role in suggesting and championing the project.