JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus received a grant from the F.T. and Anna C. Manley Memorial Trust to upgrade security technology in JCC's Library and Liberal Arts Center.
The $15,000 grant was used to purchase and install vandal dome cameras, hardware, controllers, and the necessary software to make the building as secure as possible for students, faculty, staff, and community members who patronize the library.
Works by eight members of JCC's art faculty are featured in the Homegrown Excellence II exhibition that opens October 3.
The Homegrown Excellence exhibition showcases over 42 artworks, including photography, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media, prints, and new media/digital works by Gary Deckard, Debra Eck, Peter Goergen, Theresa Heinz, Mark Kirsch, Marilyn Martin, Heather Miller, and Yu Kanazawa.
David Gallo, special projects director at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will present “Deep Sea, Deep Secrets: Exploring the Fascinating World Beneath the Sea” at 7 p.m. on April 23 in the Scharmann Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus.
The presentation, free and open to the public, is part of JCC's Celebration of Science speakers series.
E-waste recycling will be conducted at JCC's Jamestown Campus from 9 a.m. to noon on May 14.
The event, coordinated by JCC's sustainability committee in cooperation with Regional Computer Recycling and Recovery, will be held in the parking lot near the Arts and Sciences Center, off James Ave.
The New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling & Reuse Act requires that electronics – which may contain hazardous waste elements such as lead solder, mercury, cadmium, and beryllium -- must be recycled in an environmentally sound manner.
Works by 16 JCC students were honored with awards during the opening of the annual student art exhibition in the Weeks Gallery.
The exhibition featured 55 artists and presented 109 artworks selected from 247 submissions that include drawings, paintings, 2D and 3D design, sculpture, ceramic, mixed media, photography, digital media, and short documentary films.
Lillian V. Ney and Carole B. Faulk have been appointed to the JCC board of trustees.
Dr. Faulk, who served on JCC's human services faculty from 1981 to 2003, earned a bachelor's degree at Millersville University and master's and doctoral degrees at the University of Pittsburgh.
An information night will be held at JCC's North County Center on Bennett Rd. in Dunkirk from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 5.
Academic programs, credit and non-credit programs, financial aid and transfer opportunities, and student services will be outlined during the program. A tour of the center's facilities will be conducted.
Additional information on the program can be obtained by calling the JCC North County Center, 716.363.6500.
High school juniors and their parents are encouraged to attend College 101, a special event sponsored at JCC's Jamestown Campus on May 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and at the Cattaraugus County Campus on May 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. The program begins with a session that encourages parents and students to work together in finding the “right fit” when exploring college options.
Reservations for the program can be made by registering at www.sunyjcc.edu/college101 or by calling 800.388.8557.
JCC's choir, concert band, vocal jazz ensemble, and jazz ensemble will showcase a variety of music styles during a combined performance on May 10. The JCC rock ensembles perform on May 12.
Both concerts will be performed in JCC's Scharmann Theatre. Admission to each concert is $4, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the JCC box office, 716.338.1187, or at the theatre door prior to a performance.