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Johnston Community College


Smithfield, NC

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Johnston Community College (JCC) is a public, two-year, post-secondary college located at 245 College Road, Smithfield, North Carolina, USA. JCC is located 30 miles (48 km) east of Raleigh, near the junction of I-95 and US 70. The 175-acre (0.71 km2) main campus has 11 student buildings, an auditorium capable of seating 1,011 people, a 4,800-square-foot multi-use/banquet hall, four vocational shops/labs, an 16-acre (65,000 m2) arboretum, and three ponds. Johnston Community College has off-campus centers throughout Johnston County, including the Cleveland Center, the Workforce Development Center, and the Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center, a 2,800-acre (11 km2) wildlife preserve, and a teaching facility.

JCC ranks 16th among the 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System with nearly 6,000 students enrolled in curriculum education and more than 11,000 continuing education students per year.

JCC is the home of the North Carolina Truck Driver Training school; the oldest truck driver training program in the United States.

Every non-summer semester, JCC holds a one-day 'Spring Fling' or 'Fall Fest' with free attractions and food for all students with an ID. Most afternoon classes are cancelled during the event.

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