News briefs

Bookstore retail buyback and textbook rental check-in runs Dec. 4-14 

The college’s bookstore retail buyback and textbook rental check-in dates are Dec. 4-14. Check the bookstore website for daily buyback hours. The last day for textbook rental check-in without penalty is Saturday, Dec. 14.

Model UN team receives awards at conference 

The college’s Model United Nations team received four awards for policy positions papers of Tanzania and Zambia at the 2013 American Model United Nations Conference held in Chicago Nov. 23-26.

The team received a set of awards for each nation that they represented. The awards recognize pre-conference preparation. In order to resolve issues as the Model UN team, these papers are required as they cause the team to negotiate and compromise to create feasible solutions.

New AED installed in Student Center 

Due to traffic flow and feedback, an additional Automated External Defibrillator (AED) life-saving device has been placed at the base of the stairway on the second floor of the Student Center. This AED is ready for use.

In the past two months, 26 people attended CPR/AED training classes on campus and are now trained in both.

If you wish to join your Building Emergency Team, contact Alisa Pacer, emergency preparedness manager at ext. 7622 or

United Way update: Final total tops $27,000 

The JCCC United Way workplace campaign ended with 97 employees donating a combined total of $27,009.49

Compiled by Farhin Lilywala, news editor,

The Campus Ledger

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