Criminal Justice Student Receives 2023 New York State Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship
Published: May 23, 2023
Jefferson Community College criminal justice student, Shane A. Peterson, Philadelphia, received a $500 scholarship from the New York State Sheriffs’ Association, presented by Sheriff Peter R. Barnett. The merit-based award is bestowed to a student enrolled full-time at a community college who is majoring in criminal justice, police science or equivalent and expresses an intent to pursue a career in the criminal justice field. Peterson holds a 3.55 GPA and anticipates graduating from JCC in December 2023. His career goal is to become a canine (K9) officer.
Free Summer Programs To Help New Students Test Out of Developmental Courses Begin July 10, 2023
Jefferson Community College (JCC) is offering summer programs to help fall-starting students strengthen their reading, writing and math skills in order to test out of developmental courses (non-credit bearing) and start the semester fulfilling degree required courses. Summer programs are free and begin July 10, 2023.