Central Community College
About Central Community College
Central Community College is a two-year community college with a campus in Grand Island, Nebraska. Grand Island offers a full array of public parks and recreation, from the Heartland Public Shooting Park to the Island Oasis Water Park and Jackrabbit Run Golf Course. Other attractions include the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, the Crane Meadows Nature Center, and Fonner Park. The city also hosts annual events such as the Central Nebraska Ethnic Festival and Husker Harvest Days.
CCC offers a two-year AAS degree in architectural drafting. Coursework includes basic drafting, CAD operations and drafting, and architectural drafting. Students also study site drawings and building foundations for a thorough understanding of translating ideas and concepts into plans. Students in this program may also opt for the shorter certificate or diploma programs. The diploma in architectural drafting can be completed in one year, while the certificate can be completed in less than one year.
CCC also offers an information technology department, with certificate, diploma, and degree programs for the Web developer specialization. The two-year AAS degree program includes study in operating systems, Web page design, database concepts and design, and data communications. The one-year diploma program is not specialized, but does include available coursework in Web page design and visual basic programming. The certificate program, to be completed in less than one year, involves the study of only one information technology specialization, such as Web developer.
Central Community College offers many scholarship programs to its students. Some of these programs are available to graduating high school seniors, some are available to current or new nontraditional students, and some are available to both groups. Scholarships are awarded in academic achievement, excellence, and opportunity. There are also privately-funded and department-specific scholarships available.
The Grand Island campus offers student housing in a privately-owned apartment building on campus. There are many student organizations and activities available to help students gain more from their college experiences. There are groups to fit every student interest, from Campus Crusade for Christ to intramural sports teams. There are also honor societies and leadership organizations, plus multicultural student groups. The student activities committee plans campus activities such as the annual Fall Picnic, bowling parties, and the Winter Celebration.