News briefs – March 14, 2013

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SPEED BUMPS TO BE INSTALLED

This week, two speed bumps will be installed in front of two parking garages on campus.

One will be installed at the northeast Regnier Center parking garage at 6 a.m. on Friday, March 15. The second speed bump will be installed at the south entrance of the parking garage at Galileo’s Garden at 6 a.m. on Saturday, March 16. The following week, the north main section of North Campus Drive will be closed from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 18 through March 22 due to further road construction.

Compiled by Sydney Studer, special to the Ledger


JCCC TRUSTEE CANDIDATE FORUM

JCCC and the League of Women Voters will present a trustee candidate forum at 7 p.m. Friday, March 22 in GEB 137.

The candidates in the forum are Jerry Cook, Lee Cross, Robert Drummond, Melody Rayl, Richard Schroder and Stephanie Sharp. Dave Helling, reporter for the Kansas City Star, will be the moderator.

The candidates will present their views regarding impending legislative changes affecting higher education and Johnson County public schools. The moderator and audience members will be able to question the candidates on these issues.

Compiled by Sydney Studer, special to the Ledger


JCCC GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE NEARS

The college’s general scholarship application deadline is Monday, April 1.

Students can apply through the My JCCC EASI tab by clicking the “Student and Financial Aid” tab, the “Financial Aid” link and then the “2013-14 General Scholarship Application” tab. Students must be enrolled in at least six credit hours and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Over fifty general scholarships are offered to eligible students.

Visit the financial aid website for more information.

Compiled by Olivia Fox, special to the Ledger
DIVISIONAL SENATORS ANNOUNCED FOR FACULTY SENATE

Nineteen professors have been elected as divisional senators for the faculty senate. They are:

AHHS: Vin Clark, Jim Leiker

Business: Cherie Leiker, Hugh Forbes

Communication: Terry Helmick, Christine Buta

English and Journalism: Dave Davis, Lorie Paldino

Health Care/Wellness: Bob Parker, Joe Weiss

Math: Ron Palcic, Theresa McChesney

Public Safety and Cosmetology: Kay King

Science: Melanie Harvey, Steve Giambrone

Technology: Damon Feuerborn, James Hopper

Twelve-month: Marsha Cousino, Dave Ellis

The second senator for public safety and cosmetology has not been determined.

 

JCCC STUDENT WINS ACHIEVEMENT IN LITERATURE AWARD

Ben Orman, an honor student at the college, won the Kansas region of Phi Theta Kappa Achievement in Literature award for a paper he wrote for in art history class. His paper was titled “Art Nouveau and Gaudí: The Way of Nature.”

Two other students, Arthur Collins and Elizabeth (Aislin) Reynolds, received honorable mentions for their submitted work.

Compiled by Hannah Davis, news editor, at hdavis18@jccc.edu

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