KU Edwards Campus
The southernmost point of the education research triangle is the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. The JCERT partnership and passage of the sales tax funded the construction of a 75,000-square-foot, $25 million building on the KU Edwards Campus.
The Business, Engineering, Science and Technology (BEST) Building houses classrooms, a business conference center, faculty and staff offices. It will allow enrollment at the KU Edwards Campus to grow by 1,000 students. The BEST Building opened in March 2012. Within the last two years, the BEST Building has hosted more than 135,000 attendees in the building, whether that be for Edwards Campus events, External Group events and academic program classes and events.
JCERT also funds more than a dozen degree and academic programs in BEST disciplines at the KU Edwards Campus:
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The KU Edwards Campus is proud to have awarded 120 students with $355,000 worth of JCERT scholarships since 2010.
The KU Edwards Campus' “Degree in 3” program, is a partnership with area educational institutions. The Degree in 3 program allows students to earn college credits in high school, complete an associate’s degree one year after graduating, and finish their bachelor’s degree two years later. Available Degree in 3 programs include: