News Briefs

PARTNERSHIP WITH STOP HUNGER NOW RESULTS IN SHIPPING OVER 14,000 PACKAGED MEALS OVERSEAS 

The college’s first food packaging event in partnership with Stop Hunger Now shipped over 14,000 meals with the help of over 65 volunteers. This event was held to raise awareness about the international and local problem of hunger. A total of $3,500 was collected, with an additional $700 going to the college food pantry.

Volunteers came from various areas within the college, including nursing, nutrition, PTK, Intervarsity, International Club, Model UN, Student Sustainability Committee, academic support, counseling, Science Division, grants office, computer services, and ESL/EAP as well as several other members from both the campus and community.

ANNUAL BOOK SALE RAISES MORE THAN $2,000 FOR SCHOLARSHIPS 

The annual book sale held in COM raised $2,246.35 for scholarships. This is the largest amount raised by the college in the history of the book sale. It’s also the first time that approximately $1,000 will be donated to each of the two scholarships.

After taxes, $2,070.36 is being donated to the JCCC Foundation in the name of the Gene Jack Scholarship, which pays homage to an original faculty member, and the Jana Pinker Scholarship, honoring the daughter of a two long-time faculty members.

MENON IS PRESENTER AT NOON AT THE NERMAN DISCUSSION SERIES OCT. 11 

Noon at the Nerman’s speaker this week is Jennifer Menon, associate science professor. Presenting Friday, Oct. 11 at 12 p.m. The topic will be “Skipping Skeletons” painted by Allison Schulnik. This discussion will take place in the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

Noon at the Nerman is a weekly program that discusses works of art that are on display at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art and on campus. The program is free and open to anyone.

Compiled by Farhin Lilywala, news editor, flilywal@jccc.edu.

The Campus Ledger

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