The Johnson Foundation has granted $60,000 to JCC to support its social media marketing internship program. 

The program places JCC students into local small businesses and non-profit organizations to strengthen social media communication efforts and is led by JCC faculty member Simone Mullinax and Small Business Development Center business advisor Curt Anderson. Felix Muzza, JCC’s coordinator of experiential learning, is responsible for managing JCC’s internships.

Students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester at JCC’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses earned at least a 3.50 average while enrolled in at least 12 degree credits.

Allegany: Alexander Anzivine, Andrew King, Zachary Lippert, Jeremy Pula, Travis Radomski

Almond: Crystal Meyers

Andover: Emily Olds, Racheal Whitesell

Angelica: Chelsea Halbert, Mark Willson

A total of 509 students were awarded degrees or certificates from JCC’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in May 2016. Highest honors represents a 4.0 grade point average, high honors a 3.50 to 3.99 GPA, and honors a 3.25 to 3.49 GPA.

Registration for individuals who plan to enroll for Summer Session II at JCC’s Jamestown, Olean, Dunkirk, and Warren locations is under way.

Summer Session II courses, representing a variety of disciplines, meet July 6 through August 16.

Additional information regarding registration can be obtained by calling the Counseling and Career Center on the Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean at 716.376.7508 and the registrar’s office on the Jamestown Campus at 716.338.1018, or by visiting

Four JCC faculty and staff members were awarded the 2016 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Award for Excellence recently.

Faculty, librarians, and professional service employees who received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award were honored with a certificate and cast bronze medallion. The awards were announced after a SUNY advisory committee reviewed nominations from faculty, students, and colleagues throughout the 64-campus system.

JCC staff members were recognized for their contributions and service during a recent program.

The President’s Award for Excellence was presented by JCC president Cory L. Duckworth to Linda Dubois, a custodial worker at the Cattaraugus County Campus, and Grant Umberger, director of continuing education at the Jamestown Campus. The award reflects the recipient’s self-improvement, efforts on behalf of JCC, and excellence in professional activities. They both also received the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence.

Registration for several summer youth programs at JCC’s Jamestown Campus is underway.

All of the programs feature interactive classes in science, technology, engineering, math, art, culinary arts, and music.

To register, call or visit JCC’s Center for Continuing Education in the Carnahan Center, 716.338.1005. The center is open from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

JCC hosted the annual College Connections Student Art Exhibition in JCC’s Weeks Gallery in late May.

Jessica Goodell, a 2007 JCC graduate, author, and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, delivered the keynote address at commencement exercises in Olean and Jamestown.

The ceremony honored, college-wide, 562 spring 2016 graduates, 172 December 2015 graduates, and 54 summer 2015 graduates.

JCC's board of trustees recently authorized college officials to move forward with proposed new Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees in sport management for the Jamestown Campus.

The proposals, which have been reviewed by the college’s faculty, will be forwarded to the State University of New York and the New York State Education Department for the next stages of approval.


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