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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…

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JCCC United Way workplace campaign donations top $20,000 mark  The JCCC United Way workplace campaign began Nov. 4; more than 70 employees donated a combined total of $21,284.61. College employees that donated may designate part or all of their contribution to one or more United Way agencies, or “write-in” a designation (must be a 501(c)(3)…

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Nov. 7 poetry reading kicks off Veterans Week events at JCCC  Bill Bauer and H.C. Palmer , Vietnam veterans, will read their poetry and discuss writing’s role in their post-war lives in “A Call to Words: Veterans and Why They Write” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in Hudson Auditorium in the Nerman Museum of…

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Academic Excellence Challenge team wins first tournament of the season  The college’s undefeated Academic Excellence Challenge team added another win to its record at the fall preliminary tournament. Participating members include Kurt Partridge, Trevor Crookston, Jared Mullis, Rhiannon Pearson and Elliot Rodgers. At the end of the day, the team finished with a 5-0 record,…

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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…

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GALILEO’S PAVILION RECEIVES PLATINUM LEED CERTIFICATION  Galileo’s Pavilion, built last year, recently received the Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) with a platinum certificate, a nationally renowned environmentally-friendly building certification program. For the program, buildings are rated on energy-saving and environmentally-friendly construction. This building is equipped with photovoltaic panels, wind turbines, living green walls, LED…

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