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JCC has launched an enhanced website to help local employers find qualified jobseekers.
Employers can submit jobs at www.sunyjcc.edu/postjob for posting on JCC’s website within one business day. Full-time, part-time, permanent, seasonal, and temporary positions will be accepted. The jobs pages of the website average 10,000 hits a month by students, alumni, and community members.

Renewing a partnership from the 1980s, JCC is again offering students the opportunity to spend the spring semester at Sodra Vatterbygdens Folkhogskola (SVF), a private higher education institution in Jonkoping, Sweden.

James D. Colby and Robert Phillips are recipients of the 2008 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Awards for Excellence.

They were among 228 faculty, librarians, and professional service employees within the SUNY system honored with a certificate and cast bronze medallion. The awards are announced after a SUNY advisory committee reviews nominations from faculty, students, and colleagues throughout the 64-campus system.

Callback auditions for JCC's fall musical production of Peter Pan will be held at 7 p.m. on August 26 in Scharmann Theatre in the Arts and Sciences Center.

Kurtis A. Fletcher, a 1984 JCC alumnus, delivered the keynote address at JCC's commencement exercises in May on the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses.
The ceremonies honored, collegewide, 488 spring 2008 graduates, 159 December 2007 graduates, and 40 summer 2007 graduates.

JCC and the Chautauqua County Counselors Association will host the 37th annual College & Career Night on from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on October 22 in the Physical Education Complex on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

 

The program offers high school students, their parents, and community members the opportunity to gather information about educational institutions and career possibilities. Representatives from over 100 colleges and career areas are expected to attend the event.

 

Area youngsters age 12 and under are invited to display their patriotism and artistic ability in “Chalkin' Proud America,” a chalk art competition being sponsored by the JCC Cattaraugus County Campus Alumni Association as part of the “Taste of Olean” celebration at JCC from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 26.

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.

West Valley High School won the 2009 High School Bowl championship, defeating Chautauqua Lake 73- 60 in the concluding match. The contest, held at JCC, broadcast over Media One radio stations WJTN and SE-93.

West Valley is only in its third year of competition in High School Bowl, and finished the season with a record of six wins and one loss. Chautauqua Lake finished with a record of four wins and two losses.

Three JCC students participated in the annual SUNY Model European Union Simulation (SUNYMEU) held in April at SUNY New Paltz.

This year's program was “European Council Summit: The Czech Presidency.” Students were assigned a role as a representative of a larger delegation (an EU country or the EU Commission), as heads of government, foreign ministers, EU commissioners, or even, for journalism majors, as members of the press corps.

Heather Pfeiffer of Olean and Kenneth Long of Dunkirk were honored recently with the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. The students are among 238 SUNY students recognized for their academic achievement, leadership, and community service.

The annual awards are given to students who earn a grade point average of 3.78 or higher and record a significant contribution to their campus or local community.

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