Johnston Community College Featured in TV Series Hosted by Dennis Quaid

Published: January 17 , 2024

JCC is the focus of an episode of “Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid”

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Johnston Community College is featured on an episode of “Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid,” an acclaimed television series which highlights excellence and innovation in education. The show is distributed to 170 public television stations across the country for use over the next year.

The episode featuring JCC looks at the college’s unique partnerships with Grifols and Novo Nordisk that help shape the local workforce in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing fields.

Viewpoint is a widely recognized television series developed by a team of award-winning producers that provides an educational platform with carefully curated content on issues impacting society.

JCC’s episode focuses on the unique educational experience community college offers and how this partnership with two of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing companies is revolutionizing workforce development.

“Not only does this partnership benefit the companies, it changes lives,” says JCC President Dr. Vern L. Lindquist.

“Many of our students have jobs with these companies before they graduate,” Lindquist adds.

The episode includes conversations with Dr. Lindquist, Grifols Senior Manager of Performance Development Blaire Narron, and Novo Nordisk Early Talent Advisor Amber McGregor.

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