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The JCC Uncommoners will perform Frederick Knott’s Wait Until Dark in March.

The drama, directed by Robert Schlick with technical direction by Steven Gustafson and lighting design by Scott Barton, will be presented in Scharmann Theatre, on the Jamestown Campus, at 8 p.m. on March 7, 8, 14, and 15 and at 2 p.m. on March 9.

McSpacey Investigates, a digital video exploring Banned Books Week at JCC’s Hultquist Library, earned a gold Education Digital Marketing Award from the Higher Education Marketing Report.

The video, written and produced by Isaac McQuistion, JCC’s web content manager, was filmed by Vincent Gerace in 2012 while he was a student at JCC. Gerace will graduate from Full Sail University with a degree in film in May 2014.

Performer Dave Ruch will present “Occupational & Work Songs” at noon on March 5 in Cutco Theater on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

The program, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by JCC’s campus program committee.

Ruch sings and plays music for all ages on an intriguing assortment of instruments including mandolin, banjo, guitar, jaw harp, bones, and spoons. His concerts are characterized by a warm rapport with the audience, excellent musicianship, historical tidbits, and humor.

Students from JCC and other American and European colleges participated in a simulated European council summit during the annual State University of New York Model European Union Simulation (SUNYMEU) at Vesalius College in Brussels, Belgium in January.

Participants examined EU and NATO relations, the integration of Turkey into the EU, Ukraine’s economy, and ways to strengthen the European economy.

The simulation is sponsored by the SUNY Institute for European Union Studies and Simulations (IEUSS) and the SUNY Center for Global Affairs.

The well-received “Endangered Earth” film series, sponsored by JCC’s office of sustainability, resumes February 12.

Free and open to the public, the films begin at 7 p.m. A guided discussion is conducted at the conclusion of each film.

The series is held in conjunction with JCC’s college program committee and Earth Awareness Club. For additional information, contact the JCC’s office of sustainability, 716.338.1194.

A total of 188 students earned degrees and certificates from JCC’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in December 2013. Highest honors represents a 4.0 grade point average, high honors a 3.50-3.99 GPA, and honors a 3.25-3.49 GPA.

Ashville: Kaitlyn Elderkin (A.S. Individual Studies-Honors), Bethany VanOcker (A.A. Liberal Arts & Sciences: Social Science-High Honors), Greg Yuchnitz (A.S. Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics & Science)

Belfast: Casey Brundage (A.A.S. Business-Accounting)

Students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester at JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in 12 or more semester hours of study.

Allegany: Alexa Gross, Molly Hastings, Chloe Houston, Krystal Laird, Jessica Martin, Travis Radomski

Angola: Cashel Gallivan

Arcade: Nicholas Glasner

JCC's Weeks Gallery will host a reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on January 31 to open the Printmaking: Art, Process, Community exhibition. The event is free and open to the public.

JCC alumni are invited to enjoy a day of winter sports at Peek’n Peak Resort on February 17.

JCC alumni and their family and friends can take advantage of discounts on lift tickets, rental packages, and instructional lessons. Children ages five and younger ski free with a ticketed adult.

Alumni who participate in Ski Day also enjoy use of a private club room for the day where refreshments will be available. Participants are encouraged to bring a dish to share.

College Goal New York, a program that helps students from first generation and low-income families complete their electronic Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, February 1, at Falconer Central School.

Participants should use the E. Main St. entrance to the school.

The event is a collaborative public service project of the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association and the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation.

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