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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.

JCC's Jamestown Campus will hold an Adult Learner Information Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 5. Visitors are encouraged to check in at the admissions office, located in the HamiltonCollegiateCenter.

While students returning to state-operated campuses of the State University of New York  will face tuition increases this January, tuition at JCC remains unchanged.

Although JCC is part of the state's university system, the 14% tuition recently announced by the SUNY board in response to state budget shortfalls doesn't include community colleges.

 

Residents of the Salamanca and Irving areas can choose from a variety of spring semester credit courses to be offered by JCC. All offerings are evening courses.

 

JCC's choir, concert band, and jazz and rock ensembles will showcase a variety of music styles during upcoming winter concerts in Scharmann Theatre. The concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.

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 performances.

JCC students now have additional opportunities to pursue a bachelor's degree without leaving the area, through a new agreement between JCC and Excelsior College, a world leader in distance education.

The agreement provides JCC students and alumni with opportunities for streamlined credit transfer as they seek to earn four-year degrees and enhance their career opportunities. Students who transfer to Excelsior from JCC also will qualify for reduced tuition and fees at Excelsior.

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