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Several JCC students were inducted recently into Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor fraternity.

The JCC Uncommoners' production of J.B. Priestley's play, Dangerous Corner, opens at 8 p.m. on March 13 in Scharmann Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Dangerous Corner will also be performed at 8 p.m. on March 14, 19, 20, and 21. A 2 p.m. matinee is scheduled for March 15. Tickets are $8, general admission, $6, area students and senior citizens, and $4, Faculty Student Association card holders, and can be reserved in advance at JCC's box office, 716.338.1187.

JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus will welcome the Fredonia Chamber Singers as the next event in the Rising Star Series on March 29. The concert, free and open to the public, begins at 3 p.m. in Cutco Theater. For more information call 716.376.7590 or 376.7586.

The Center for Continuing Education at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus will offer a new credit-free course, Your Company and Ecology…an Environmental Start, on April 28.

The session, which will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., examines what an Olean company is doing to promote ecology. Practical tips on initiating a green campaign and how ecology can easily fit into a business plan will be provided.

The course instructor is Pam Bailey, Going Green coordinator for CUTCO Cutlery Corporation and marketing coordinator for Vector Marketing Corporation.

 

The women's soccer team at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus earned the ethics/sportsmanship award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for the 2008 season.

The Jaguars were the only team from Division I or III of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) to have only one yellow card throughout the entire season. A yellow card is a serious caution issued by the referee.

Residents of Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, and Warren counties are invited to submit up to three original works to Jamestown Community College's Four-County Poet Competition. Entrants must be at least 16 years old by June 1, 2010.

Participants can submit one packet of three unpublished original poems by the July 1 deadline. Initial judging will be conducted by JCC faculty with finalists' poems sent to a published poet for selection of winners.

William Gordon, associate professor of research at Louisiana State University Medical Center, will present a program on April 2 as part of JCC's Celebration of Science series.

Dr. Gordon will discuss “Oxidative Stress and the Role of Mitochondria in Photoreceptor Apoptotic Cell Death or Why Does Light Kill Photoreceptors?” The program, free and open to the public, begins at noon in the Weeks Reception Hall in the Arts and Sciences Center on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Works by 16 JCC students were honored with awards during the opening of the annual student art exhibition in the Weeks Gallery.

The exhibition featured 55 artists and presented 109 artworks selected from 247 submissions that include drawings, paintings, 2D and 3D design, sculpture, ceramic, mixed media, photography, digital media, and short documentary films.

Lillian V. Ney and Carole B. Faulk have been appointed to the JCC board of trustees.

Dr. Faulk, who served on JCC's human services faculty from 1981 to 2003, earned a bachelor's degree at Millersville University and master's and doctoral degrees at the University of Pittsburgh.

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