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JCC students Carly Olds of Andover, Andrew Robertson of Jamestown, and Molly Woodfield of Lakewood were among 249 SUNY students honored recently with the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence for their academic achievement, leadership, and community service.

High school juniors and their parents are encouraged to attend College 101, a special event sponsored at JCC's Jamestown Campus on May 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and at the Cattaraugus County Campus on May 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. The program begins with a session that encourages parents and students to work together in finding the “right fit” when exploring college options.

Reservations for the program can be made by registering at www.sunyjcc.edu/college101 or by calling 800.388.8557.
 

JCC's choir, concert band, vocal jazz ensemble, and jazz ensemble will showcase a variety of music styles during a combined performance on May 10. The JCC rock ensembles perform on May 12.

Both concerts will be performed in JCC's Scharmann Theatre. Admission to each concert is $4, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the JCC box office, 716.338.1187, or at the theatre door prior to a performance.

JCC's music students and faculty will present recitals in Scharmann Theatre on the Jamestown Campus. The programs are free and open to the public.

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.

The Theater and Culture Club at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus will perform two one-act plays in May.

The performances, free and open to the public, include “Clue” and “Your Basic Daytime Game Show” beginning at 7:30 p.m. on May 12 and 13 in the Student Union. A brief intermission between presentations will be held.

Both plays feature student performers and are directed by Anna Bush, club advisor.

JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus program committee will sponsor several events as part of Olean's Cultural Diversity Weekend.

The Seneca Youth Dancers will perform at 6:30 p.m. on April 29 in JCC's Cutco Theater. The performance is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served in the Magnano Reception Room, adjacent to the theater, after the performance.

JCC's Weeks Gallery will host an opening reception for its annual student art exhibition at 6 p.m. on April 21 in the gallery.

The reception, featuring music by Amanda Barton and Charity Nuse, is free and open to the public. An awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m. in the Sarita Hopkins Weeks Reception Hall, during which artistic excellence awards will be presented.

The JCC Alumni Association on the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses will present the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award during commencement ceremonies in May. The award recognizes graduates who have distinguished themselves in their careers and/or in service to their communities.

Cattaraugus County Campus
Dominic P. Rogers will be honored during the Cattaraugus County Campus commencement on May 20.

JCC sophomore Donald Pool has been named a Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar.

Gold Scholars each receive a $1,500 stipend and a special medallion. All Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholars were listed in USA TODAY.

Pool, a Jamestown resident who will graduate from JCC this spring with an Associate in Science: Human Services degree, is president of the PTK chapter on JCC's Jamestown Campus. He has been active in the college's Non-traditional Student Network and Sign Language Club.

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