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JCC graduates can take advantage of an agreement which guarantees acceptance into the bachelor's degree program in sport and exercise science at Gannon University.

After taking designated JCC coursework as part of their associate's degree, students will be able to complete the bachelor's degree in four semesters at Gannon.

JCC and Gannon also updated their articulation agreements for Gannon's associate and bachelor's degree programs in respiratory care and master's degree program in occupational therapy.

 

Three JCC students met with state legislators in early March to garner support for the college as the State Assembly and Senate work through the 2011-12 state budget process.

Freshman Sharise Peacock and sophomores Robert Reed and Molly Woodfield, accompanied by JCC president Gregory T. DeCinque and vice president and dean of administration John Garfoot, travelled to Albany to meet with Assemblymen Joseph Giglio and Andy Goodell and Senator Cathy Young, legislative representatives for JCC service area.

A festival featuring Native American themes and performances by renowned Native Americans Gary Farmer and Kevin Locke will be featured during JCC's Native American Film Festival in March.

The festival, which features events on March 10 and 11 in the Lenna Teleconference Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus and on March 18 at the Fredonia Opera House, is sponsored by JCC's Faculty Student Association and College Program Committee.

Additional information on the festival can be obtained by calling Shannon Bessette, 716.338.1223.

K. David Harrison, a linguist and activist for the documentation and preservation of endangered languages, will be present during the screening of the Sundance Film Festival documentary, “The Linguists,” on March 8 at JCC's Jamestown Campus.

The program, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Student Union, is free and open to the public. Program sponsors are the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Endowment for the Arts and the college program committee of JCC's Faculty Student Association.

JCC will hold an Adult Learner Information Night at 6 p.m. on March 9 on the Jamestown Campus. Visitors are encouraged to check in at the admissions office, located in the Hamilton Collegiate Center.

 The sixth annual Middle School Challenge, an academic quiz bowl competition featuring teams from Beaty-Warren Middle School, Fillmore Central School, Fredonia Middle School, Friendship Central School, Otto-Eldred Central School, Ripley Central School, Sherman Central School, and Southwestern Central School, will be held Saturday, March 12, beginning at 9 a.m. at JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Spectators are welcome to attend the matches, which will be conducted in Lenna Theatre in Hultquist Library.

The students have spoken, and, according to the 2010 Student Opinion Survey administered by the State University of New York (SUNY), JCC earned top grades.

Computer forensics will be the focus of a Communiversity lecture at JCC at noon and 5 p.m. on February 23.

The lectures, which had been originally scheduled for February 2, will be presented at noon and 5 p.m. in the Lenna Teleconference Theatre in Hultquist Library on the Jamestown Campus. The noon lecture will be available in the Allied Health and Sciences Center on the Cattaraugus County Campus via interactive television. The presentations are free and open to the public.

The JCC Theater & Culture Club will present the ensemble sketch comedy “Feiffer's People” by American author and humorist Jules Feiffer at 7 p.m. on February 18 and 19 in Cutco Theater on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.

Admission for the inaugural student production is $3 for general admission and $2 for students. Tickets will be available at the door.

JCC student Sara Kuhn will serve as stage manager and Anna Bush, JCC's employment development specialist and club advisor, will direct.

Rehearsals are under way for the JCC Uncommoners' production of William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream.

The cast includes JCC students Michael Correy, Tyler Drew, Maeghan Farnham, Maxton Honeychurch, Maddie Schlick, and Amanda Wickmark. Also in the cast are Sonia Angeli, Kristina Benson, Lars Benson, Ian Bishop, Ashley Carnes, Noah Goodling, Raleigh Hawk, Don Hill, Pete Larson, Michael Magnuson, Nicole Pattison, Thomas Smith, and Matt Warren.                                            

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