JCC, in collaboration with the ReHabilitation Center, the Department of Labor, the Cattaraugus/Allegany Workforce Investment Board, and WMX0/ MIX101.5, will present an Employment & Service Fair 2010 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 14 in College Center on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.
The event is free and open to the public.
An original Marilyn Monroe screenprint by Andy Warhol has been donated to JCC's Weeks Gallery by Ken and Lois Strickler.
The donation was made in honor of retired JCC English professor Robert Hagstrom, one of the primary forces for creating a gallery space at JCC. Mrs. Strickler, a fellow student of Warhol's at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, worked with Hagstrom to establish a gallery for fine arts.
William Gordon, associate professor of research at Louisiana State University Medical Center, will present a program on April 2 as part of JCC's Celebration of Science series.
Dr. Gordon will discuss “Oxidative Stress and the Role of Mitochondria in Photoreceptor Apoptotic Cell Death or Why Does Light Kill Photoreceptors?” The program, free and open to the public, begins at noon in the Weeks Reception Hall in the Arts and Sciences Center on JCC's Jamestown Campus.
David Gallo, special projects director at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will present “Deep Sea, Deep Secrets: Exploring the Fascinating World Beneath the Sea” at 7 p.m. on April 23 in the Scharmann Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus.
The presentation, free and open to the public, is part of JCC's Celebration of Science speakers series.
JCC has signed transfer agreements for students interested in St. Bonaventure University's elementary education and childhood studies degrees.
The agreement guarantees junior standing and the opportunity to complete the bachelor's degree in four semesters to JCC students who complete specified coursework as part of their associate's degree.
JCC graduates have the opportunity to pursue additional certification in early childhood education or special education through the elementary education degree program.
JCC has updated transfer articulation agreements in environmental science degree programs with several colleges and universities.
The agreements -- with St. Bonaventure University, the State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia, SUNY Brockport, and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry -- guarantee junior standing and the opportunity to complete the bachelor's degree in four semesters to JCC students who complete specified coursework as part of their associate's degree.
JCC graduates transferring to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, are eligible for grant-in-aid through a new program.
Grant-in-aid monies cover the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at Penn State Behrend. JCC graduates receive the grant as long as they maintain enrollment as Penn State Behrend undergraduates.
JCC, with help from CashCourse®, an online resource from the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE), is taking a proactive approach to improving its students' financial well-being.
More than 550 colleges and universities across the U.S. are using CashCourse, a free, unbiased, and noncommercial financial education solution for students and recent graduates.
For the 12th straight year, JCC will host the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 3 men's golf championship at Chautauqua Golf Club June 6-10.
Practice rounds will be held on Monday with competition rounds scheduled Tuesday through Friday. Tee times are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon. Team and individual score sheets will be posted. Several of the competitors are All-American and region medalists.
Tickets are available for JCC's March 29 bowling fundraiser to benefit a week of student community service.
Fountain Bowl in Jamestown is partnering with JCC to offer a special bowling rate from 5-10 p.m. on March 29. For $15, bowlers will get two games, shoe rental, and food specials. Proceeds will benefit JCC's Alternative Spring Break program. For tickets, contact Jessica Kubiak or Kim Irland at 716.338.1000.