Careers Expo to Focus on Healthcare at JWCC

John Wood Community College will sponsor the Healthcare Careers Expo for area high school juniors and seniors on Friday, September 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Paul Heath Community Center on the JWCC Quincy campus, located at 1301 North 48thStreet. The event is free of charge.

JWCC anticipates 250 high school students will attend the event. The expo will feature mannequin demonstrations, suture stations and emergency service simulations, and will provide students an opportunity to learn about medical careers and healthcare programs offered by JWCC. 

Students wishing to attend are advised to contact their guidance counselor or teacher for approval to use an excused visit day, or attend with a group from their high school. For more information, contact Kathleen Rodgers, manager, career services and community based outreach, at 217-641-4152, email krodgers@jwcc.eduor visit www.jwcc.edu/healthcareexpo. 

The event is sponsored by Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences, West Central Illinois AHEC Memorial Hospital, SIU Medicine-Office of Regional Programs and Quincy Medical Group.

John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees and certificates and personal enrichment courses.

Learn more at: www.jwcc.edu.