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.
An evening of jazz will be featured in the next Rising Star Series program when composer, pianist, and Olean native Jacob Pleakis performs with singer Abby Payne at 7 p.m. on February 13.
The concert, free and open to the public, will be held in Cutco Theater on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.
The Rising Star Series is presented by the Cutco Corporation, Olean Medical Group, and JCC's Faculty Student Association.
JCC honored 12 alumni who have distinguished themselves in education during a recent awards banquet on the Jamestown Campus.
Scholarships and awards were presented during recent ceremonies on the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses to:
Allegany Wesley Callahan, Most Improved in Mathematics Award
Baldwinsville Jeffrey Parker, Sophomore Computer Information Systems Award
Belmont Max Evans, Honorable Mention in Mathematics Award
Bemus Point Britt Anderson, Constance E. Casey Memorial Scholarship
Clymer Allison Carey, Andrew P. Kibler Memorial Scholarship
The show features selections from the artist's monograph, Saga: The Journey of Arno Rafael Minkkinen, Thirty-Five Years of Photographs.
Minkkinen is the featured artist for JCC's Global Collection of Photography (GCP) summer exhibition. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-5 pm., Monday-Thursday.
Individuals who are unemployed or underemployed are encouraged to visit JCC's Jamestown Campus on May 13 to explore the college's certificate and degree programs and learn about admissions procedures and financial aid opportunities.
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.
JCC students Heather Pfeiffer of Olean and Jill Mahon of Dewittville were among 51 students from the State University and City University of New York placed on the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 2009 All-New York Academic Team for Community Colleges.
The students were honored at a recent luncheon in Albany for their academic achievements, leadership, and service to their colleges and communities.