Jefferson Community College (JCC) announces its 2023-2024 Military Spouse Friendly® School designation by VIQTORY, co-founders of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse.
VIQTORY evaluated institutions earning the Military Spouse Friendly® School designation by using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. JCC was designated as a 2023-2024 Military Spouse Friendly® School for its ability to provide quality education experiences for spouses of service members including service in the areas of admissions, retention, career counseling and mentoring programs, as well as offering flexible learning options and degree continuation programs designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.
President Daniel J. Dupee II says, "This recognition underscores our unwavering commitment to assisting spouses and family members of active-duty military personnel and veterans. Facilitating portable careers through training and transferable college credits is integral to ensuring that families transitioning from Fort Drum can seamlessly secure employment or continue their education. Our steadfast service to the military community is one of the many ways we fulfill our mission, and I am proud that Jefferson has once again achieved the military spouse friendly school designation.”
In 2022, JCC received its first Military Spouse Friendly® School designation and in 2012 received its first Military Friendly® School designation. It currently holds a Gold Level Military Friendly® School destination.
Learn about JCC’s military and veterans’ programs online.
About Military Friendly® Schools
The Military Friendly® Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary data-driven Military Friendly® Schools survey from participating institutions. The survey questions, methodology, criteria and weighting were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. The survey is administered for free and is open to all postsecondary schools that wish to participate.
Established on November 7, 1961, Jefferson Community College was the area’s first institution of higher education. Supervised by the State University of New York (SUNY), Jefferson offers 50+ associate degrees, certificates and microcredentials for career preparation or transfer; local access to bachelor’s and advanced degrees through partner institutions; lifelong learning through workshops and seminars; business and industry training; and provides community-based research and a forum for the productive discussion of ideas and issues of significance to the community through the Center for Community Studies. Jefferson is accredited by the Middle States Association and currently serves approximately 2,500 students, including a significant number of service members and their families.
Kori M. Nichols Named Athlete of the Week
Freshman guard, Kori M. Nichols, of the Jefferson Community College (JCC) women's basketball team was named JCC athlete of the week for the week ending December 3, 2023. JCC's athlete of the week program is sponsored by Victory Promotions.