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...