JCC’s Voices of Diversity program committee will present a three-day residency with renowned spoken word artist and educator Jamila Lyiscott February 22-24.

Jamila Lyscott headshotDr. Lyiscott’s presentations, free and open to the public, are sponsored by the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Endowment for the Arts and JCC’s college program committee.

Students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses earned at least a 3.50 average during the semester while enrolled in at least 12 degree credits.
Allegany Geoffrey Dodd, Alisha Giardini, Joshua Harrington, Zachary Lippert, Travis Radomski

Andover: Racheal Whitesell

Angelica: Charlee Cobin, Chelsea Halbert, Mark Willson

JCC, the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier, and Dream It Do It Western New York will sponsor screenings of American Made in Jamestown and Olean in February.

The screenings, free and open to the public, begin at 7 p.m. on February 2 in Cutco Theatre on JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus and on February 4 in Scharmann Theatre on the Jamestown Campus.

Prospective students, their parents, and others interested in all that JCC has to offer are encouraged to attend an upcoming open house.

Each open house provides information on academic programs, internships, financial aid, JCC’s honors program, transferability of JCC credits, and options for undecided students. Guided campus tours are offered also.

JCC's Jamestown Campus will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to noon on February 27.

Students from JCC and other American and European colleges participated in a simulated European council summit during the annual State University of New York Model European Union Simulation (SUNYMEU) at Vesalius University in Brussels, Belgium.

The simulation is sponsored by the SUNY Institute for European Union Studies and Simulations (IEUSS) and the SUNY Office of Global Affairs.

The Decho Ensemble will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. on January 29 in Scharmann Theatre on JCCe’s Jamestown Campus. The concert is sponsored by JCC’s music program and the college program committee.

The ensemble was founded by saxophonists Sarah Marchitelli and Jacob Swanson who have performed on concert series, television, and radio throughout the United States and in Europe. Their repertoire includes established works for saxophone duo, transcriptions, and new pieces written specifically for them.

Guatemala: Language, Culture, and Community, a three-credit course that provides participants the opportunity to receive instruction in Spanish and perform career-related volunteer work, will be offered May 28 through June 12 by JCC. Pre-travel classes begin April 9.

JCC has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, a resource for military personnel transitioning into civilian life.

The Military Friendly® Schools designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, and trade schools in the U.S. that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.

JCC and the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation will host a free Fund Your Future college financial aid information program from 10 a.m.-noon on January 16 on JCC’s Jamestown Campus.

The event coincides with SUNY Financial Day and is designed for area families with a student planning to attend any college next year.

Fund Your Future will be held in the Carnahan Theater, located in the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center. Parking is available in the James Avenue parking lot.

Gospel Fest, commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, will be held at 4 p.m. on January 17 at the First Presbyterian Church, 212 Laurens St., Olean.

The event is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by JCC’s Cattaraugus County program committee and the Faculty Student Association.


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