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.

Several students were awarded degrees or certificates from JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in August 2017.

One student earned highest honors (4.0 GPA), seven students earned high honors (3.50-3.99 GPA), and two students earned honors (3.25-3.49 GPA).

Allegany: Julianna Fuentes (A.S.-Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics & Science)

Angola: Jessica Kondrick (A.A.S.-Occupational Therapy)

Bemus Point: Dakota Anderson (A.S.-Communication)

The cast of Hairspray, JCC’s fall theatre production, has been announced.

The cast includes current and former JCC students Teal Weatherley, Jamie Lee Davis, Daman Holland, Raelyn Robinson, Emily Hanson, Brit Anderson, Jessica Mack, Lucy Marsh, Megan Davis, Shelby Rowicki, Lameire Flowers, Sam Elleman, Shannon McGrath, Anna Towne, Michael Correy, Chloe Kilmartin, Jacob Toy, Angelika Yudakova, Samantha Ecklund, Elena Menshina, Darina Khusainuva, Olivia Michalak, Derek Devlieger, Quinn O’Rourke, and Ethan Sawyer.

JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean is launching a non-credit modern residential plumbing program this fall.

The 150-hour program, conducted by Nick Shembeda of Shembeda Plumbing, will introduce students to the most current plumbing technologies, machinery and equipment, tools, and devices through classroom sessions and hands-on training.

An exhibition of works by several current and former JCC art faculty members is on display until October 13. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, and by appointment.

Coinciding with the exhibition will be a noontime poetry reading on September 27 featuring JCC faculty members Gerry Crinnin, Neil Flory, Justin March, Chris Munde, and Karen Weyant. Art faculty will discuss the works in the show at noon on October 5.

JCC and the Chautauqua County Counselors Association will host College Information Night from 6-8:30 p.m. on October 17 in JCC’s Physical Education Complex. Admission is free. For additional information, call JCC, 338.1001.

The program offers high school students, their parents, and community members the opportunity to meet representatives from many colleges and universities throughout the evening.

Information on grants and scholarships, including the new Excelsior Scholarship for eligible New York state students, will also be available.

Works from the Southern Tier Biennial exhibition will be on display at JCC's Center Gallery in Olean and the Olean Public Library from September 23 to October 27.

Receptions will be held on September 23 beginning at 3 p.m. in the Olean Public Library Art Gallery and 4:30 p.m. at JCC’s Center Gallery on North Union Street in Olean.

The receptions are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at both venues, and the State Street Ramblers will perform in JCC’s gallery.

JCCs North County Center in Dunkirk will offer an English as a Second Language course this fall. 

The classes are designed for adults who want to improve their ability to speak, read, and write in English. Students will practice English for everyday situations such as jobs, parenting, and life in the community.

The $15 registration fee includes the cost of the course and all materials.  


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