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JCC recently hosted a Hispanic Outreach Leadership and Ambassador (HOLA) workshop.

Approximately 40 Hispanic students from both Dunkirk High School and the Chautauqua Striders program in Jamestown participated in the session. The workshop was facilitated by renowned cultural speaker Kyle Reyes, who specializes in workshops focused on cultural identity and education.

The Meta Trio, featuring saxophonists Michael Hernandez and Jacob Swanson and pianist James Welch, performs at 7 p.m. on April 12 in Scharmman Theatre on JCC’s Jamestown Campus.The concert is sponsored by JCC’s college program committee and is free and open to the public.

Works by Quantz, Singelee, Brahms, and Piazzolla will be featured.

Hernandez has been heard in concert halls throughout Europe and North America as well as on NPR’s “Performance Today.”

JCC’s annual Earthfest to celebrate Earth Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 19.

The event, sponsored by JCC’s Earth Awareness Club and the college program committee of the JCC Faculty Student Association, is free and open to the public.

Weather permitting, Earthfest will be held outside the Hamilton Collegiate Center near the pond. Otherwise, the program is held in the Student Union.

RegisteredNursing.org has rated JCC’s nursing program among the best in New York state.

JCC was ranked fourth out of 30 schools considered to have top nursing programs in New York. Overall, 99 programs offering associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in nursing were analyzed.

Entries and sponsorships are being accepted for the 25th Annual JCC Scholarship Classic Golf Tournament at Bartlett Country Club on May 24.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon.

The tournament is sponsored by the JCC Foundation and the college’s athletic department and Cattaraugus County Campus. All proceeds benefit Cattaraugus County Campus athletic and intramural programs.

Habit, Sculpture and Wall Pieces, an exhibition of works by Ani Hoover, opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on April 7 at the Center Gallery on JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition, which runs through May 18, can be seen during gallery hours Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The gallery is closed on weekends and all college holidays.

The exhibition is co-sponsored by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council and JCC.

JCC courses offered in collaboration with the Seneca Nation in Irving and Salamanca will be outlined in an information session on April 4.

The session will be held from 2-6 p.m. at the Cattaraugus Early Childhood Learning Center at 12837 Rt. 438 in Irving. The course schedule, as well as academics, admissions, and financial aid information, will be outlined by college personnel.

JCC’s academic programs, student services, and facilities will be the focus of an open house for high school students and others at the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses and North County Center.

The event will be held from 9 a.m.-noon on March 11 at the Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean, from 1-4 p.m. on April 2 in Jamestown, and from 5-6:30 p.m. on April 26 at the North County Center in Dunkirk.

Jamestown Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapters inducted new members in February.

Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor fraternity, has chapters on the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses. A student must achieve at least a 3.50 grade point average to be considered for induction and must have two faculty recommendations.

Jamestown Campus inductees:

Three films will be shown during JCC's Endangered Earth film series this winter.

The series, sponsored by JCC’s sustainability program, college program committee, Earth Awareness Club, and Hultquist Library, is free and open to the public. Films begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Carnahan Center Theatre.

The films include Flow on February 28, The Anthropologist on March 29, and The 11th Hour on April 25.

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