The JCC Foundation honored Jon and Judy Kirk and Dresser-Rand Co. during its annual recognition event on November 9.
The Kirks were the recipients of the foundation’s John D. Hamilton Award, which was established in 1995 to recognize individuals whose contributions exemplify those of Hamilton, a past president and trustee emeritus of JCC.
Dresser-Rand received the Community Partner Award.
JCC’s academic programs, student services, and facilities will be the focus of an open house for high school students and others from 1-4 p.m. on November 13.
After opening remarks by JCC President Cory Duckworth, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about academic programs, admissions and financial aid, residence life, and experiential learning.
JCC’s honors program, study abroad, transfer agreements, and options for undecided students will be highlighted also. Guided campus tours are offered.
Performers and Performers, a workshop for anyone interested in the performing arts, will be conducted by actress/singer/comedian Karen Volpe from noon to 1 p.m. on October 24 at JCC’s Jamestown Campus.
The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Scharmann Theatre.
The Boobé Sisters, a professional musical/comedy trio featuring Leah Finkelstein, Heather Stewart, and JCC alumna Karen Volpe, performs in JCC’s Student Union at noon on October 28.
The show is free and open to the public.
The California-based trio, specializing in parody songs, headlined at The Burbank Comedy Festival and are regular Main Stage performers at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank, CA.
The Boobé Sisters have performed on NBC’s America’s Got Talent and will celebrate the release of their first comedy album on October 15 at the Hollywood Improv.
The JCC Cattaraugus County Campus Alumni Association will hold a Holiday Marketplace & Handmade Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 19 at Good Times of Olean at 800 E. State St. Proceeds from the event benefit the association’s scholarship program.
Area high school students are invited to participate in Shadow Day at JCC’s Jamestown Campus on October 26.
Participants can shadow a JCC student for the morning, afternoon, or entire day, attending classes, touring the campus, and eating in JCC’s newly renovated dining area. JCC’s campus life program will be sponsoring its annual Fall Fest during the noon hour.
Several students were awarded degrees or certificates from JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in August 2016.
One student earned highest honors (4.0 GPA), six students earned high honors (3.50-3.99 GPA), and five students earned honors (3.25-3.49 GPA).
Allegany Jennifer Dombek (A.A.S. Individual Studies)
Ashville: Carly Abbate (A.S. Individual Studies - Honors)
Belfast: Brett Miller (A.S. Human Services)
Seven, a documentary play dramatizing the struggles of seven global women who have overcome massive obstacles, will be performed at 6 p.m. on October 14 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre.
The performance is free and open to the public. Seven is produced by the LakeArts Foundation in association with the State University of New York at Fredonia, Venture Productions, and JCC’s Weeks Gallery.
JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean will hold an open house for prospective students, their families, and others from 9 a.m. to noon on October 15.
Participants are encouraged to interact with JCC faculty during presentations on academic programs, career opportunities, and transferability options.
Information on admission and financial aid procedures, JCC’s honors program, and options for undecided students will be available. Guided campus tours are offered throughout the open house.
The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting celebrating renovations to the dining area on JCC’s Jamestown Campus at 10:30 a.m. on September 20.
Located in the Hamilton Collegiate Center, the dining area has undergone a complete redesign to improve customer experience and increase usage of the space.
Renovations began in summer 2015 with the installation of upgraded refrigeration and oven equipment. Repairs and infrastructure improvements were also made to the kitchen, an area that had not been updated in several decades.