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Bryon Hurt will present his documentary, “Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes,” at 4 p.m. on April 16 in Murphy Auditorium at St. Bonaventure University to open Olean's Diversity Weekend. Diversity Weekend is co-sponsored by A Call to Men of Olean, the program committee at Jamestown Community College's Cattaraugus County Campus, and St. Bonaventure University.

This year's programs will focus on how men can demonstrate their respect to women in meaningful ways. All events are free to the public unless otherwise noted.

Poet Linda Gregg will hold a reading of her work at 7 p.m. on April 28 at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.

The free event, which will be held in room 308 of the Library and Liberal Arts Center, is co-sponsored by JCC and the Olean Public Library with funding from the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Endowment for the Humanities and the New York State Council on the Arts.

A total of 503 students were named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester at JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses. The students named to the list earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in 12 or more semester hours of study.

The People's Law series, featuring important legal topics presented by area attorneys, will be offered at JCC's Jamestown Campus during March and April. Sessions meet from 6-9 p.m.

Tuition for the entire non-credit series is $45, or $10 per session. To register, call JCC's Center for Continuing Education, 716/338-1005. The series is sponsored by JCC, the Robert H. Jackson Center Inn of Court, and the Jamestown Bar Association.

The Tri Region Science and Engineering Fair (TRSEF) will conduct the Family Science Adventure in the Carnahan Center at JCC's Jamestown Campus from 1-4 p.m. on January 24.

The program, supported by a Chautauqua Region Community Foundation grant, is free and open to youth grades 5-12 and their families. Participants will complete “mini-projects” as they learn all they need to launch their own science and engineering projects.

JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean will host a special information night highlighting credit degree and certificate programs in business from 6 to 7 p.m. on August 6 in College Center. Academic offerings, financial aid, transfer of credits, internships, and student services will be outlined during the event.

 

Business program offerings at the Cattaraugus County Campus include accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, medical office technology, and office technology.

Fall semester classes begin August 26.

Mystery at the Bingo Hall, the JCC Alumni Association's 21st original, interactive mystery, is set for 7 p.m. on January 30 and 31 in JCC's Carnahan Center.

Admission, which includes hors d'oeuvres and refreshments served throughout the evening, is $20 per person for the general public and $17.50 for members of the alumni association or JCC's Faculty Student Association. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the alumni office at 716.338.1056.

Professional storyteller Karima Amin will be featured during a community-wide observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 19 on JCC's Jamestown Campus. The program is free and open to the public.

Advisement and registration for individuals who plan to enroll for the spring semester at JCC's Jamestown Campus will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. on January 8 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 9.

Advisement and registration at the Cattaraugus County Campus will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on January 8 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 9.

Spring semester courses begin January 12. Additional information can be obtained by calling 716.338.1065 on the Jamestown Campus and 716.376.7520 on the Cattaraugus County Campus.

The body's responses to invading organisms will be the focus of a new course in immunology to be offered at JCC during the upcoming spring semester.

The four-credit hour course meets from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays beginning January 12 with labs scheduled on alternating Friday afternoons. While lectures and labs are based on the Jamestown Campus, students at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus can participate in lecture sessions via interactive television.

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