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.
The JCC Theater & Culture Club will present the ensemble sketch comedy “Feiffer's People” by American author and humorist Jules Feiffer at 7 p.m. on February 18 and 19 in Cutco Theater on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.
Admission for the inaugural student production is $3 for general admission and $2 for students. Tickets will be available at the door.
JCC student Sara Kuhn will serve as stage manager and Anna Bush, JCC's employment development specialist and club advisor, will direct.
Rehearsals are under way for the JCC Uncommoners' production of William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The cast includes JCC students Michael Correy, Tyler Drew, Maeghan Farnham, Maxton Honeychurch, Maddie Schlick, and Amanda Wickmark. Also in the cast are Sonia Angeli, Kristina Benson, Lars Benson, Ian Bishop, Ashley Carnes, Noah Goodling, Raleigh Hawk, Don Hill, Pete Larson, Michael Magnuson, Nicole Pattison, Thomas Smith, and Matt Warren.
Students who achieve at least a 3.50 grade point average, equal to a B or better, in 12 or more semester hours of study are named to the JCC deans' list. Fall 2010 deans' list students are:
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.
The JCC Uncommoners' production of William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream opens March 11.
Performances are set for 8 p.m. on March 11, 12, 18, and 19 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre. A matinee performance will be given on March 13 at 2 p.m.
JCC graduates can take advantage of an agreement which guarantees acceptance into the bachelor's degree program in sport and exercise science at Gannon University.
After taking designated JCC coursework as part of their associate's degree, students will be able to complete the bachelor's degree in four semesters at Gannon.
JCC and Gannon also updated their articulation agreements for Gannon's associate and bachelor's degree programs in respiratory care and master's degree program in occupational therapy.
Three JCC students met with state legislators in early March to garner support for the college as the State Assembly and Senate work through the 2011-12 state budget process.
Freshman Sharise Peacock and sophomores Robert Reed and Molly Woodfield, accompanied by JCC president Gregory T. DeCinque and vice president and dean of administration John Garfoot, travelled to Albany to meet with Assemblymen Joseph Giglio and Andy Goodell and Senator Cathy Young, legislative representatives for JCC service area.