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The women's soccer team at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus earned the ethics/sportsmanship award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for the 2008 season.

The Jaguars were the only team from Division I or III of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) to have only one yellow card throughout the entire season. A yellow card is a serious caution issued by the referee.

Is it better to let sleeping dogs lie, or to unmask lies by awakening us to the truth?

A suicide, missing funds, and the fate of a well-established publishing house contribute to an engaging, fast-moving ride through the JCC Uncommoners' production of J.B. Priestley's play, Dangerous Corner, set to open in March in JCC's Scharmann Theatre.

Leadership Cattaraugus, a local group dedicated to growing informed and active community leaders, is accepting applications for the Class of 2009 until February 20.  

Established in 2004 as a collaboration between the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, JCC, The Rehabilitation Center, and St. Bonaventure University, Leadership Cattaraugus strives to help emerging and future leaders make Cattaraugus County a better place in which to live and work. 

The Community Reads Project at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus has chosen The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon as its reading selection for 2008-2009.      

The Community Reads Project is part of the “one book, one community” movement that has spread across the U.S. from Seattle where it originated.

 The Weeks Gallery will hold its next ArtParty on February 7 to celebrate the opening of the American Spirit: Freedom, Growth, Grace, and Power exhibition.

The exhibition, featuring artwork by Stephen Marc, Vaughn Sills, and Dave Jordano and music by Zili Misik, celebrates Black History Month. Tickets for the ArtParty can be obtained through JCC's box office, 716.338.1187. Admission is $10 for the general public, $8 for area students and senior citizens, and $6 for JCC Faculty Student Association members.

 

JCC's GEAR UP program, Chautauqua Striders, and Monday Smiles will present a Boundless Possibilities workshop by Chappale Linn Burton from 10:30 a.m.  to 12:30 p.m. on February 3 for adults who work with youth.

The Tri Region Science and Engineering Fair (TRSEF) will conduct the Family Science Adventure in the Carnahan Center at JCC's Jamestown Campus from 1-4 p.m. on January 24.

The program, supported by a Chautauqua Region Community Foundation grant, is free and open to youth grades 5-12 and their families. Participants will complete “mini-projects” as they learn all they need to launch their own science and engineering projects.

JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean will host a special information night highlighting credit degree and certificate programs in business from 6 to 7 p.m. on August 6 in College Center. Academic offerings, financial aid, transfer of credits, internships, and student services will be outlined during the event.

 

Business program offerings at the Cattaraugus County Campus include accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, medical office technology, and office technology.

Fall semester classes begin August 26.

 

JCC, the Cattaraugus County Counselors' Association, and the Cattaraugus County Onestop Career Center will sponsor the third annual Career Horizons 2008 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. on November 21 in College Center at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

    JCC welcomed 7.4% more full-time students this fall over last fall. A total of 2,476 students are enrolled on a full-time basis, carrying course loads of 12 or more credit hours per semester. Overall college enrollment stands at a headcount of 3,718 full- and part-time students.

    Of those individuals, 991 are first-time, full-time students, representing a 17.8% increase in new full-time students over this year's budgeted number and 22.5% over last year's actual number of new full-time students.

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