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.
Spanish in Guatemala: Explore and Volunteer, a four-credit course that provides participants the opportunity to receive instruction in Spanish and perform career-related volunteer work in Antigua, will be offered May 29 through June 12.
The cost of the trip, which includes housing, meals, and roundtrip airfare to Guatemala City, is $2,500. The first deposit is due March 15. To register for the course, or to obtain additional details, contact JCC faculty members Theresa Baginski, 716.338.1159, or Andrea Turton, 716.376.7550.
The Bonnie Loch Fiddlers, under the direction of Sue Tillotson, will perform at 7 p.m. on March 10 in Cutco Theater on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.
The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by Cutco Foundation, Olean Medical Group, and the JCC Faculty Student Association.
The JCC Alumni Association will present “Mystery at the Clown Convention” on January 29 and 30 in the Student Union on JCC's Jamestown Campus.
The event, which is the organization's 21st original, interactive mystery, begins at 7 p.m. 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.
Music by the Jazz Mandolin Project will be featured during the opening reception for “Global Vision: Selections from the Permanent Collection” on October 2 in the Weeks Gallery on JCC's Jamestown Campus.
A talk by JCC's Community Cultural Center director James Colby will be presented at 6:30 p.m. The reception, which begins at 7:10, features hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer tasting, and music by Amanda Barton and Steve Davis. The Jazz Mandolin Project performance begins at 8:30 in Scharmann Theatre.
High school students throughout southwestern New York were recognized as students of the year in JCC's College Connections program at the close of the 2009-2010 academic year.
JCC honored the students, who were chosen by their schools, during a special reception in June. In selecting the students of the year, schools were asked to consider College Connections participants who had embraced the challenges of completing college level work while in high school and demonstrated resourcefulness, integrity, and dedication.
Several JCC student athletes have been recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements. Students must achieve grade point average and athletic participation expectations to be recognized at regional and national levels.
JCC alumni, family, and friends are invited to JCC Night at the Ballpark with the Jamestown Jammers on August 27 at Russell E. Diethrick Jr. Park.
The Jammers will take on the Williamsport Crosscutters during the game. Gates open at 6 p.m., and the game begins at 7:05 p.m.
Free bleacher tickets are available to JCC alumni free of charge. Each alumnus is limited to a maximum of six tickets. The event is sponsored, in part, by the JCC Alumni Association.
Cruise In at the College, featuring classic cars, will be held on JCC's Jamestown Campus from noon to 5 p.m. on August 8.
The event will be held in the James Ave. parking lot on the campus. Proceeds benefit the JCC cheerleading program.
Classic cars and other vehicles are welcome at the cruise in. A $5 per car donation is appreciated. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 cars and people's choice trophies will be presented to the top five vote getting vehicles. Cars and vehicles newer than 1990 are judged separately.
JCC signed a transfer articulation agreement with SUNY Potsdam recently.
JCC students who graduate from JCC with an Associate in Science degree in computer science are guaranteed acceptance into SUNY Potsdam's bachelor's degree program in computer science. Under the agreement, students can pursue a concentration in either computer science or information systems.