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Health & Recreation

Wellness & Fitness Center

Wellness & Fitness Center is situated on the Main Campus with 11,000 square feet of space, it has an indoor track, weight room, aerobic studio, treadmills, bicycles, steppers, climbers, and an aerobic super-circuit.
The wellness staff provides personal training sessions, body composition analysis, and fitness testing. Health and nutrition seminars and incentive programs are offered throughout the semester to students to enhance their state of well being. Locker room and shower facilities are available for those who choose to use the facility before or after work or college, or on their lunch hour. The facility is open to the employees and students of the college, as well as the members of our community. They can attend classes, seminars, nutrition and fitness testing and counseling, as well as personal training, all at an affordable cost.

Participants are required to be currently enrolled in an activity course in order to use the KCKCC Wellness & Fitness Center (WFC) facility.

Campus Gardens

The Cooper-Campus GardenForeman Heirloom and Native Gardens is a collection of ethno-botanical gardens located on the campus of Kansas City Kansas Community College.  The gardens are privately funded and maintained by community volunteers.  KCKCC generously hosts these gardens for their educational value.

Garden Tours are conducted every 3rd Thursday of the month, June - August, by arrangement only.  Contact Pam Louis-Walden at 913 620-6930.

Blue Devil Fun Run Walk

Blue Devil Fun Run

Cooper-Foreman Gardens

Campus Gardens
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News

KCKCC Recognized for Innovative Use of Technology

Kelly Rogge
Public Information Supervisor
krogge@kckcc.edu
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Kansas City Kansas Community College has been recognized as being among the most tech-savvy community colleges in the nation.

Kansas City Kansas Community College has been recognized as being among the most tech-savvy community colleges in the nation.

The Center for Digital Education has announced the winners of its 2016-17 Digital Community Colleges Survey. Now in its 12th year, the survey analyzes how community colleges use a range of technologies to improve services to students, faculty, staff and the community. Award winners have demonstrated innovative uses of technology including online courses, mobile apps, mobile environments, wireless networks and secure platforms. KCKCC came in fourth in the Mid-sized Colleges Category (between 5,000 and 10,000 students) and is the only community college in the state of Kansas to be ranked in the top 10 in any category.

“This year’s survey indicates community colleges are continuing to improve efforts at creating cost-effective platforms and Open Education Resources, mobile environments, real-time resources, telepresence robots and more to create robust online and mobile environments for their students,” said Dr. Kecia Ray, executive director for the Center for Digital Education. “Congratulations to this year’s survey winners.”

All accredited community colleges in the United States are eligible to participate in the survey and are classified based on enrollment. Award winners will be recognized at the Digital Colleges Survey Awards dinner at the end of April in New Orleans, La.

“Students do not come to Kansas City Kansas Community College for the technology,” said Baz Abouelenein, Chief Information Officer for KCKCC. “But when they are here studying and working toward finishing their degree, they expect it.”

In addition to recognizing community colleges, the 2016-17 Digital Community Colleges survey also looks at what technology community colleges are prioritizing. Those surveyed said that mobility devices/app support is among their top priorities for the coming year, followed by website redesign/updates, cybersecurity tools and testing and digital content and curriculum.

For more information on the Center for Digital Education, visit www.centerdigitaled.com.

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