“This is only a test.”
That was part of a communication broadcast via e-mail, voice mail, and text messaging to JCC students, faculty, and staff earlier this month as the college tested NY-Alert, a safety notification system. According to Susan Bronstein, director of human resources and campus-wide safety, the test was a success.
JCC recently entered into several transfer articulation agreements with D'Youville College in Buffalo.
The agreements are designed for JCC students who plan to transfer to D'Youville for a bachelor's degree in business management or exercise and sports studies, or for a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in international business.
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.
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.
Mystery at the Bingo Hall, the JCC Alumni Association's 21st original, interactive mystery, is set for 7 p.m. on January 30 and 31 in JCC's Carnahan Center.
Admission, which includes hors d'oeuvres and refreshments served throughout the evening, is $20 per person for the general public and $17.50 for members of the alumni association or JCC's Faculty Student Association. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the alumni office at 716.338.1056.
The high energy talents of Zili Misik will be showcased at 1 p.m. on February 8 in the Cutco Theater at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.
The concert, co-sponsored by JCC's college program committee and the Olean Cultural Dialog Group, is free and open to the public. For more information call 376-7590 or 376-7586.
Basic vegetable and flower gardening, fruit growing, and pruning techniques will be featured in a non-credit gardening series conducted by Adrienne Ploss at JCC's Jamestown Campus, beginning February 4.
The series meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, February 4-March 4, and from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturdays, April 25 and May 2. Participants can register for single sessions or for all five. A discount applies for those who register for all five sessions. To register, call JCC, 338-1005.
The People's Law School series, featuring important legal topics presented by members of the Bar Association of Northern Chautauqua County, will be offered at JCC's North County Center in Dunkirk from 7-9 p.m. on Mondays, February 2-March 9.
Tuition for the entire non-credit series is $45, or $10 per session. To register, call JCC, 366-2255. Sessions are facilitated by area lawyers and are designed for the general public.
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.