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.

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.


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