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The JCC Theater & Culture Club will present the ensemble sketch comedy “Feiffer's People” by American author and humorist Jules Feiffer at 7 p.m. on February 18 and 19 in Cutco Theater on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.

Admission for the inaugural student production is $3 for general admission and $2 for students. Tickets will be available at the door.

JCC student Sara Kuhn will serve as stage manager and Anna Bush, JCC's employment development specialist and club advisor, will direct.

The Weeks Gallery on JCC's Jamestown Campus will hold an ArtParty for the opening of Barbara Proud's “First Comes Love: Radical Spirits, Civil Rights, and the Sexual Evolution” exhibition on June 15.

The gallery will open at 6 p.m. Ms. Proud will discuss her work during an artist's talk at 6:30. Zili Misik, an all-female Afro-Caribbean band from Boston, performs at 7:15, followed by a reception featuring hors d'oeuvres and wine and beer tasting.

The JCC Uncommoners' production of William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream opens March 11.

Performances are set for 8 p.m. on March 11, 12, 18, and 19 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre.  A matinee performance will be given on March 13 at 2 p.m.         

As part of the Rising Star Series at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus, the Bonnie Loch Fiddlers will perform at 7 p.m. on March 10 in the Cutco Theater.

 

The free performance will include a blend of traditional, contemporary, and original Celtic music.

The concert is sponsored by Cutco Foundation and the JCC Faculty Student Association. For more information, call 716.376.7586.

 

Three JCC students met with state legislators in early March to garner support for the college as the State Assembly and Senate work through the 2011-12 state budget process.

Freshman Sharise Peacock and sophomores Robert Reed and Molly Woodfield, accompanied by JCC president Gregory T. DeCinque and vice president and dean of administration John Garfoot, travelled to Albany to meet with Assemblymen Joseph Giglio and Andy Goodell and Senator Cathy Young, legislative representatives for JCC service area.

Sustainability: Benefits & Best Practices, a conference spotlighting initiatives and measures that can be implemented throughout the area, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on April 7 at JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Sustainable practices that are relevant for local business, industry, municipalities, non-profits, small business, educational institutions, and manufacturing will be outlined throughout the program.

“Seeking Sustainability: A Culture of Community, Compassion, Connection, and Choice” was the theme of the spring semester college-wide faculty development program held recently on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Mike Jabot, professor of science education at the SUNY Fredonia, and Sherri A. Mason, associate professor of chemistry at SUNY Fredonia, delivered the keynote address, “Why Educate for Sustainability?”

Auditions for the JCC Uncommoners' spring drama, The Glass Menagerie, will be held at 7 p.m. on January 30 and 31 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre.

Performances will be held March 16-18 and 22-24.

A copy of the script is available at the front desk of JCC's Hultquist Library. For additional information, call theatre director Bob Schlick at 716.338.1153.

Ninety students at JCC's Jamestown Campus and 30 students at the Cattaraugus County Campus were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor fraternity, recently.
 
A student must achieve at least a 3.50 grade point average to be considered for induction and must have two faculty recommendations.
 
Darren M. Williams, associate professor of physics/astronomy at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, and a 1990 JCC graduate, was the guest speaker for the Jamestown Campus ceremony.

Students named to the fall 2010 part-time student dean's list at JCC earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in six to 11 credit hours of letter-graded work. Named to the dean's list are:    
            

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