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Works by JCC students Samantha Nordlund, Ceilyann Semidey, and Molly Morse of Jamestown, Morgan Anderson of Ashville, and Obehi Ejele of England were among the submissions selected for inclusion in the Best of the State University of New York art exhibition.

Their work was chosen from entries in the fall SUNY Student Art Exhibition which is on display at SUNY Plaza until early 2018.

Several area high school students participated in JCC’s annual Mathletics contest in October.

Students and their teachers worked in teams to locate and complete math activities that were distributed around campus. The winning team included Shane Dietz of Sheffield Area High School, Kiara Marchincin of Frewsburg Central School, Cade Pollock of Falconer Central School, and Andrew Pumford of Jamestown High School.

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council and JCC’s Center Gallery in Olean will celebrate the opening of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) exhibition, “From Turtle Island: Our Traditional Expressions,” with a reception from 5-7 p.m. on November 3.

The gallery reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition runs through December 7. The Center Gallery is located on the second floor of JCC’s College Center.

The documentary Merchants of Doubt will be shown on November 15 in JCC’s Carnahan Theatre.

The film begins at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Released in 2014, Merchants of Doubt examines how some members of the scientific community with extensive political connections purportedly ran campaigns to mislead the public and deny well-established scientific knowledge over four decades.

The screening is part of the “Our Planet, Our Choice” series sponsored by JCC’s sustainability committee and Earth Awareness Club.

Classical pianist James Welch will perform a solo recital at 7 p.m. on November 16 in JCC’s Scharmann Theatre.

The recital, free and open to the public, is sponsored by JCC’s music department, college programming committee, Faculty Student Association, and the arts, humanities, and health sciences division.

Welch is a collaborative pianist and class piano instructor in the State University of New York at Fredonia music program.

Globalize Your Mind: Guatemala, a three-credit course that provides participants the opportunity to receive instruction in Spanish and perform career-related volunteer work, will be offered May 26 through June 10 by Jamestown Community College.

The cost of the trip, which includes housing, meals, and roundtrip airfare to Guatemala City, travel insurance, and excursions is approximately $3,000. The first payment of $750 is due January 15.

JCC’s nursing program admission requirements and program details will be outlined during several information sessions.

The sessions, intended for individuals interested in entering the nursing program in fall 2018, will be held at 6 p.m. on November 9 and December 7 and at noon on November 13 and December 5 at JCC’s Jamestown and Olean campuses.

JCC’s nursing program is designed for full- or part-time study. Admission requirements, application deadlines, entrance exam details, and the program curriculum will be discussed during the information sessions.

Manufacturers can now have their employees achieve a national accreditation as a Certified Production Technician (CPT) through JCC.

Manufacturers from Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties are invited to join the training consortium for a nationally accredited certification program that will access grant funding and upgrade the knowledge and skills of their production employees.

The three State University of New York institutions in southwestern New York have formed a new partnership that will create opportunities for students to earn associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees at a single location. 

Titled “SUNY Select,” the collaboration unites Jamestown Community College, SUNY Fredonia, and SUNY Empire State College in a first-of-its-kind partnership in New York that will provide students with seamless degree completion pathways.

Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities will be provide information to prospective students during College Information Night from 6-8:30 p.m. on October 17 at JCC’s Jamestown Campus.

The event, which will be held in the Physical Education Complex, is hosted by JCC and the Chautauqua County Counselors Association. Admission is free. For additional information, call JCC, 716.338.1001.

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