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Advisement and registration for individuals who plan to enroll for the spring semester at Jamestown Community College's Jamestown Campus will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. on January13 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 14.

Advisement and registration at the Cattaraugus County Campus will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on January 13 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 14.

Spring semester courses begin January 18. Additional information can be obtained by calling 716.338.1065 on the Jamestown Campus and 716.338.7520 on the Cattaraugus County Campus.

One of the area's most experienced fund-raisers will soon put his talents to work for Jamestown Community College. Michael Moots of Jamestown has been appointed executive director of the JCC Foundation. Moots will assume his new post February 1.
 

“I am very excited for the community, as well as JCC, to have Mike with us,” said Hadley A. Weinberg, president of the JCC Foundation's board of directors, who announced the appointment.

Nominations for the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award are being accepted by the JCC Alumni Association for the Jamestown  and Cattaraugus County campuses. The award recognizes JCC alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers and/or in service to their communities.

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.

A pathway to small business ownership and success now passes through JCC. Both the New York State Education Department and the State University of New York have granted approval for JCC to offer a new 30-credit hour certificate in entrepreneurship.

The College Connections program at JCC hosted its annual professional development event recently for over 130 high school teachers from among 40 high schools and BOCES centers.

Rick Walters, retired Jamestown Public School teacher, JCC adjunct faculty member, and long-time College Connections instructor, delivered the keynote address during which he challenged the audience to examine the current goals and outcomes of public education.

“Milk,” the 2008 film about Harvey Milk and his struggles as an American gay activist, will be shown at 7 p.m. on December 3 in the Lenna Teleconference Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

The film showing, sponsored by JCC's Interweave (Gay-Straight Alliance) and college programming committee, is free and open to the public. The theatre is located in Hultquist Library.

The Jamestown Community College Alumni Association honored several “Alumni Nurses of Distinction” at a recent dinner.

The annual recognition honors nursing graduates who have distinguished themselves as healthcare providers. Each honoree was nominated by his or her employer.

The program also featured guest speakers and JCC nursing faculty members Deborah Johnston BS, RN, Kathy Taydus, DNP, RN, and Kelly Whitver, MS, RN who outlined a maternity simulation immersion project.

The JCC Alumni Association's “Mystery at the Big Italian Wedding” on January 28 and 29 has sold out. Ticket reservations are no longer being taken.

“We are delighted with the enthusiastic response to this year's mystery,” said Elizabeth Booth, JCC's director of alumni affairs.

 

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