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The Weeks Gallery on JCC's Jamestown Campus will hold an ArtParty for the opening of Barbara Proud's “First Comes Love: Radical Spirits, Civil Rights, and the Sexual Evolution” exhibition on June 15.

The gallery will open at 6 p.m. Ms. Proud will discuss her work during an artist's talk at 6:30. Zili Misik, an all-female Afro-Caribbean band from Boston, performs at 7:15, followed by a reception featuring hors d'oeuvres and wine and beer tasting.

New transfer articulation agreements between JCC and Medaille College provide for online completion of degrees in health information administration and homeland security.

A festival featuring Native American themes and performances by renowned Native Americans Gary Farmer and Kevin Locke will be featured during JCC's Native American Film Festival in March.

The festival, which features events on March 10 and 11 in the Lenna Teleconference Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus and on March 18 at the Fredonia Opera House, is sponsored by JCC's Faculty Student Association and College Program Committee.

Additional information on the festival can be obtained by calling Shannon Bessette, 716.338.1223.

K. David Harrison, a linguist and activist for the documentation and preservation of endangered languages, will be present during the screening of the Sundance Film Festival documentary, “The Linguists,” on March 8 at JCC's Jamestown Campus.

The program, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Student Union, is free and open to the public. Program sponsors are the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Endowment for the Arts and the college program committee of JCC's Faculty Student Association.

JCC will hold an Adult Learner Information Night at 6 p.m. on March 9 on the Jamestown Campus. Visitors are encouraged to check in at the admissions office, located in the Hamilton Collegiate Center.

 The sixth annual Middle School Challenge, an academic quiz bowl competition featuring teams from Beaty-Warren Middle School, Fillmore Central School, Fredonia Middle School, Friendship Central School, Otto-Eldred Central School, Ripley Central School, Sherman Central School, and Southwestern Central School, will be held Saturday, March 12, beginning at 9 a.m. at JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Spectators are welcome to attend the matches, which will be conducted in Lenna Theatre in Hultquist Library.

The students have spoken, and, according to the 2010 Student Opinion Survey administered by the State University of New York (SUNY), JCC earned top grades.

Computer forensics will be the focus of a Communiversity lecture at JCC at noon and 5 p.m. on February 23.

The lectures, which had been originally scheduled for February 2, will be presented at noon and 5 p.m. in the Lenna Teleconference Theatre in Hultquist Library on the Jamestown Campus. The noon lecture will be available in the Allied Health and Sciences Center on the Cattaraugus County Campus via interactive television. The presentations are free and open to the public.

Celtic rock performed by Scythian will be featured during the opening reception for “Dan Reidy and Nathan Naetzker: Fact, Fiction, and Fantasy” on February 5 in the Weeks Gallery on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

The artists will be introduced at 6:30 p.m. Scythian performs at 7 and a reception, featuring hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer tasting, begins at 8:30.

A national study of new nurses focusing on career changes and work attitudes will be outlined during a May 4 program at JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Carol Brewer, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, principal investigator for the RN Work Project, will present “The Nursing Workforce: Who Are We? Who Stays? Who Goes? What's The Result?” at 7 p.m. on May 4 in Scharmann Theatre. The program is free and open to the public.

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