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JCC has updated transfer articulation agreements with D'Youville College, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and Cornell University College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

The agreements, which facilitate the transfer of JCC graduates into bachelor's degree programs, are among many which JCC has with numerous four-year institutions.

 

 

Ninety-seven students at JCC's Jamestown Campus were inducted into the Alpha Kappa Beta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor fraternity, on February 27.

Robert B. Anderson, a JCC alumnus from the class of 1990 and principal of Gowanda High School, was the guest speaker.

A student must achieve at least a 3.50 grade point average to be considered for induction and must have two faculty recommendations.

The Arbor Day Foundation has announced that JCC is a 2009 Tree Campus USA college for its dedication to campus forestry management and environmental stewardship.

JCC is the first community college in New York to be named a Tree Campus USA college. JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses and North County Center are included in the designation.

Bard College and Cornell University were the other New York state schools named to the Tree Campus USA list.

Middle School Challenge, an academic quiz bowl competition featuring teams from Cassadaga Valley, Fredonia, Maple Grove, Persell Middle School, Ripley, Sherman, Southwestern, and Washington Middle School will be held March 20, beginning at 9 a.m. at JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Spectators are welcome to attend the matches which will be conducted in Scharmann Theatre in the Arts and Sciences Center.

Students in JCC's World Politics course participated in a live interactive interview with John Park, international expert on Korea and Korean relations at the US Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, DC in early February.

The students will play the roles of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea in an online simulation during March and April with students from various colleges throughout the U.S.

JCC is participating in the pilot release of the new campus-based leadership development program created by the Institute for Community College Development (ICCD) at Cornell University.

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.

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

Admission to the 8 p.m. concert is $5, general public; $3, senior citizens and area students; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets are available in the JCC box office, 716.338.1187, or at the theatre door prior to the concert.

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.

Films featuring Native American themes and performances by renowned Native Americans Joanne Shenandoah, Doug George Kanentiio, and John Trudell will be featured during the Native American Film Festival at JCC April 29-May 1.

Admission to a performance by Trudell and the band Bad Dog on May 1 is $5. All other events in the festival are free. Although the April 29 film will be shown in Fredonia, other festival films and events are held on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

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