Middle School Challenge, an academic quiz bowl competition featuring teams from Cassadaga Valley, Fredonia, Maple Grove, Persell Middle School, Ripley, Sherman, Southwestern, and Washington Middle School will be held March 20, beginning at 9 a.m. at JCC's Jamestown Campus.
Spectators are welcome to attend the matches which will be conducted in Scharmann Theatre in the Arts and Sciences Center.
Students in JCC's World Politics course participated in a live interactive interview with John Park, international expert on Korea and Korean relations at the US Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, DC in early February.
The students will play the roles of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea in an online simulation during March and April with students from various colleges throughout the U.S.
JCC is participating in the pilot release of the new campus-based leadership development program created by the Institute for Community College Development (ICCD) at Cornell University.
JCC will host a healthcare job and education fair from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on March 26 in the Physical Education Complex on JCC's Jamestown Campus.
Healthcare employers and representatives of four-year colleges have been invited to attend the event to provide information on job opportunities in the healthcare field.
Visitors to the job fair should several copies of their resume and should dress appropriately since they will meet with potential employers.
JCC has signed transfer articulation agreements with D'Youville College and Hartwick College.
The agreement with D'Youville facilitates transfer into D'Youville's exercise and sports studies degree program. It guarantees acceptance and junior standing with the transfer of 56 or more credit hours for JCC students who graduate with an appropriate associate's degree and a minimum JCC cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
The State University of New York Council of SUNY Community Colleges and SUNY's Office of University Life selected JCC as the 2008 recipient of the Outstanding Student Affairs Program Award for new student/first year programs.
“I am very proud of the efforts of the JCC Counseling and Career Development Center faculty and staff as well as the leadership of assistant dean Monica Moore in the development of the online advisement preparation session,” said Eileen Goodling, vice president and dean of student development.
Area residents are invited to share comments during a public forum to be held as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) reviews the Associate in Applied Science degree program in nursing at JCC for continuing accreditation.
“Comments are welcome from the healthcare community, students, alumni, and the public at-large,” said Dawn Columbare, JCC's director of nursing education. “This is part of the NLNAC's ongoing effort to make the accreditation process responsive to a broad range of constituents.”
Professional storyteller Karima Amin will be featured during a community-wide observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 19 on JCC's Jamestown Campus. The program is free and open to the public.
Advisement and registration for individuals who plan to enroll for the spring semester at JCC's Jamestown Campus will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. on January 8 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 9.
Advisement and registration at the Cattaraugus County Campus will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on January 8 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 9.
Spring semester courses begin January 12. Additional information can be obtained by calling 716.338.1065 on the Jamestown Campus and 716.376.7520 on the Cattaraugus County Campus.
The body's responses to invading organisms will be the focus of a new course in immunology to be offered at JCC during the upcoming spring semester.
The four-credit hour course meets from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays beginning January 12 with labs scheduled on alternating Friday afternoons. While lectures and labs are based on the Jamestown Campus, students at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus can participate in lecture sessions via interactive television.