JCTC is at the forefront of preparing their students for the workforce required by growing industry sectors. Enrollment at JCTC has grown to 7,500 students downtown, and JCTC offers over 70 programs with over 300 degree, diploma and certificate options. JCTC remains flexible enough to offer what is needed in the workforce, adding programs as needed. In particular, JCTC is adept at preparing students for a variety of positions in the healthcare industry.
In addition to preparing students JCTC also offers workforce solutions for existing employees. JCTC has conducted training for over 800 local businesses in a range of fields. This includes everything from basic educational development to customized training in industry, professional development and even Six Sigma.
U of L’s master planning and strategic development all point to renewed commitment to Downtown and to a course to engage the city’s core in a positive way, expanding both programmatic presence in the downtown and enhancing existing and developing an expanded physical presence in the city.
“The IdeaFestival is all about the bottom line.
Creative people, organizations and companies understand that breakthroughs and transformational innovation require a mix of ideas and perspectives as well as the ability to successfully integrate and translate diverse knowledge.
The IdeaFestival occupies a unique space by providing a stage on which to explore innovation and cutting-edge ideas across a range of fields ... as well as the strategic tools needed to "see", synthesize and apply this knowledge in dynamic new ways.”
Just A Few Big Ideas To Come From Downtown
· First large scale installation of Edison’s light bulb
· Nation’s first hand transplant
· First completely artificial heart transplant
· Development of the cervical cancer vaccine
· First specialized trauma/emergency department in the world
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