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.

JCC recently honored 46 area high school students from throughout southwestern New York as the 2016 students of the year in the College Connections program.

In selecting the students of the year, schools were asked to consider College Connections participants who had embraced the challenges of completing college level work while in high school and demonstrated resourcefulness, integrity, and dedication.

Session Will Outline Grants, Training

JCC's Center for Continuing Education will sponsor an information session on June 17 regarding available training grants and customized programming.

The program will be held from 8-9:30 a.m. in room 123 of the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center on JCC’s Jamestown Campus. A continental breakfast will be available at 7:45. To register, e-mail or call 716.338.1005 by June 13.

Lance S. Spicer, former chairman and long-time member of the JCC board of trustees and a current member of the JCC Foundation board of directors, has endowed the Sheridan E. Spicer Memorial Unified Student Assistance (USA) Scholarship in memory of his father. 

The annual scholarship will support the cost of tuition for students who meet JCC's USA Scholarship program criteria and are majoring in science with an interest in pre-pharmacy or pre-medical studies.

In 2013, Spicer endowed the Thelma K. McAuliffe-Spicer USA Scholarship in memory of his mother.


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