Remembering Our Past, Creating Our Future

our past

our future

  • A group holding  Support our college sign
  • Mil Levy rally supporting the college in the 1960s
  • Students in the student union
  • main campus in the 1970s

Our History


The Beginning

The first classes started on Sept. 10.

Due to segregation, the college had two divisions (locations): The Main division for whites, located at Wyandotte High School, and the Sumner division for Blacks, located at the Sumner High School.


Going Independent

KCKCJC becomes independent from the KCK public school system. This was part of becoming a state-recognized community junior college. KCKJC swears in its first Board of Trustees.


100 Years

KCKCC celebrates 100 years of helping students achieve their goals and support the communities that it serves.

100 Stories

Learn more about us, our history and our impact through our students, alumni, employees and community members.

100 Stories