Sustainability: Benefits & Best Practices, a conference spotlighting initiatives and measures that can be implemented throughout the area, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on April 7 at JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Sustainable practices that are relevant for local business, industry, municipalities, non-profits, small business, educational institutions, and manufacturing will be outlined throughout the program.

“Seeking Sustainability: A Culture of Community, Compassion, Connection, and Choice” was the theme of the spring semester college-wide faculty development program held recently on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

Mike Jabot, professor of science education at the SUNY Fredonia, and Sherri A. Mason, associate professor of chemistry at SUNY Fredonia, delivered the keynote address, “Why Educate for Sustainability?”

Auditions for the JCC Uncommoners' spring drama, The Glass Menagerie, will be held at 7 p.m. on January 30 and 31 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre.

Performances will be held March 16-18 and 22-24.

A copy of the script is available at the front desk of JCC's Hultquist Library. For additional information, call theatre director Bob Schlick at 716.338.1153.

Ninety students at JCC's Jamestown Campus and 30 students at the Cattaraugus County Campus were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor fraternity, recently.
A student must achieve at least a 3.50 grade point average to be considered for induction and must have two faculty recommendations.
Darren M. Williams, associate professor of physics/astronomy at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, and a 1990 JCC graduate, was the guest speaker for the Jamestown Campus ceremony.

Students named to the fall 2010 part-time student dean's list at JCC earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in six to 11 credit hours of letter-graded work. Named to the dean's list are:    

JCC's Weeks Gallery will host an opening reception for the annual student art exhibition at 6 p.m. on April 26. The reception, featuring music by Oliver Burdo, is free and open to the public.

The JCC Uncommoners will perform The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee during November.

The comedy will be performed at 8 p.m. on November 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre. A matinee performance will be given at 2 p.m. on November 13. Tickets can be purchased by calling JCC's box office, 716.338.1187.

As part of the Rising Star Series at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus, the Bonnie Loch Fiddlers will perform at 7 p.m. on March 10 in the Cutco Theater.


The free performance will include a blend of traditional, contemporary, and original Celtic music.

The concert is sponsored by Cutco Foundation and the JCC Faculty Student Association. For more information, call 716.376.7586.


Students who were awarded degrees or certificates from the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in December 2010 included:

JCC signed a transfer articulation agreement recently with Dowling College.

Students who graduate from JCC with an Associate in Applied Science degree in professional piloting are guaranteed acceptance into Dowling's bachelor's degree program in either aviation management or aerospace systems technology. JCC students can transfer up to 51 credits into either program.

JCC students who transfer to Dowling are considered for scholarships up to $11,000 per year. Amounts are awarded based on the cumulative grade point average earned at JCC.