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A total of 566 students were named to the dean's list for the spring 2010 semester at JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses. The students named to the list earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in 12 or more semester hours of study.

 

The New York State Department of Education has approved the offering of an associate's degree in accounting at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.

The 60-credit hour degree program, which has been awarded by JCC's Jamestown Campus for several years, prepares students for entry level accounting as well as professional careers in accounting, such as public accounting or management accounting.

“We are very excited to offer the A.A.S. degree program in accounting on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus,” said Jeanne Johnston, assistant dean of business and social sciences.

Area youngsters age 12 and under are invited to display their patriotism and artistic ability in “Chalkin' Proud America,” a chalk art competition sponsored by JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus Alumni Association during the Taste of Olean celebration at JCC from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 25.

Each youngster will be provided with chalk and asked to create a patriotic sidewalk drawing in a designated space. Competition entry is free, and winners will be selected at 3 p.m. Winners in each age group will receive special prize.

A submission by JCC sophomore Jill Mahon was one of nearly 100 scholarly posters represented in a showcase of undergraduate research done at SUNY colleges.

Ms. Mahon participated in the first Summer Undergraduate Research Institute at JCC in 2009, where she began studies to understand how cancer cells in bone marrow can be affected by chemotherapeutic agents.

Brian W. Mallory, vice president of beverage sales and corporate human resources at PepsiCo, will deliver the 2010 commencement address at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus on May 21 and at the Jamestown Campus on May 22.

The May 21 ceremony begins at 7 p.m. in the Olean YMCA/JCC Physical Education Center on Wayne St. in Olean. The commencement program in Jamestown begins at 10 a.m. in the Physical Education Complex.

To commemorate Arbor Day and the college's designation as a Tree Campus USA college, JCC will hold a special tree planting ceremony at 12:15 p.m. on April 30.

The public is invited to attend the event, which will be held north of the Jamestown Campus tennis court parking lot along Curtis Street.

The event includes the planting of Black Tupelo, Pioneer Elm, and Gingko trees and the presentation of the Tree Campus USA plaque to JCC officials. Sargent Cherry, Hackberry, Pink Spire crabapple, and red oak trees will also be planted on the Jamestown Campus this year.

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.

Students named to the fall 2009 part-time student dean's list earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in six to 11 credit hours of letter-graded work.

JCC Jazz Fest poster for Bobby MilitelloThe renowned Bobby Militello Quartet will perform during JCC's annual Jazz Fest on March 23 in Scharmann Theatre on the Jamestown Campus.

The Jayhawk women's basketball team won the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Region 3 title in a 64-53 win over Genesee Community College on February 28.

The JCC women's team now heads to Westchester Community College for a district title game against Monroe College on March 6. The winner of the game will play in the national tournament March 17-20 in Peoria, IL.

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