Stay the Course: Scholarship strives to help dual-enrolled students complete their degree

If you ask Kathryn Gattis why she stayed the course at JCC after high school, she says the answer is simple. “It’s financially brilliant,” the West Johnston graduate says. “I’m going to earn my entire associate degree, and I didn’t have to pay for any of it. It just made complete sense to do it.” Gattis, 18, is one of about 50 students participating in the college’s new Stay...

JCC Offers New Dual Admission Program with N.C. State, ECU, and UNCW

Johnston Community College, North Carolina State University, East Carolina University, and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington have approved a partnership that will offer dual admission to students who are planning to enroll at N.C. State, ECU, and UNCW after earning an associate’s degree. The dual admission program offers a structured, guaranteed pathway for progressing directly...

The Art of X-Ray: Radiography program has long history of success

Chadwick Johnson describes his radiography classmates and instructors as his second family. “I love the sense of community that I feel with my fellow classmates as well as my instructors,” Johnson said. “The program isn’t easy, but you are given all the tools you need to succeed. There is truly no other program I’d rather be in.” Johnson is one of 30 students currently enrolled...
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Biotech Program Leads the Way: Renovation includes simulated drug manufacturing

Thanks to a recent $1.3 million renovation at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center biotechnology students at Johnston Community College can now learn how to manufacture medicine in a simulated environment, called BioSWE. On Oct. 1, state officials, county educators, local government leaders and economic development supporters celebrated the reopening of the 30,000-square-foot...
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The Power of Ultrasound: Sonography offers many career options

Donita Dixon says a career in sonography has many benefits for someone who wants to work in health care. “Sonography requires critical thinking skills and makes learning about the body fun,” the cardiac and vascular sonography student said. “It is a challenging but very interesting program. I wanted a less invasive medical job, and cardiac and vascular sonography was my choice.” JCC...
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Discover Your Future: Career Coach helps students explore career paths

JCC now offers Career Coach, a new online tool to help potential and current students research and explore career programs. Career Coach’s assessment feature allows students to complete a questionnaire that assists them in choosing an academic program and career path at JCC that best suits their interests and strengths. Through Career Coach, students can research careers and get relevant...

Funds Available to Help Students With Unforeseen Emergencies

Capital Area Workforce Development Board was awarded $200,000 to help community college students complete education and training programs at Wake Technical Community College and Johnston Community College. The funds come from Governor Roy Cooper’s Finish Line grant initiative developed to assist with unforeseen financial emergencies that can often derail program completion. “It’s in...

Learn and Earn: Apprentices receive on-the-job training while going to college

Johnston Community College is pleased to now offer apprenticeship opportunities for students seeking careers in applied engineering. Twelve students have been selected in the first consortium of apprentices and will be paid to work and take classes toward their associate in applied engineering degree. Caterpillar, CMC Electric and Novo Nordisk are the participating employers who chose the first...

Your Success Starts Here

Choosing a career path is an important decision and Johnston Community College is dedicated to providing education to fit a wide variety of career goals. Choose from associate degrees, certificates, diplomas to prepare you for careers that support your unique interests and ambitions. Johnston A-Z Program List Accounting Careers that involve analyzing, processing, and communicating information...