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The high energy talents of Zili Misik will be showcased at 1 p.m. on February 8 in the Cutco Theater at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

The concert, co-sponsored by JCC's college program committee and the Olean Cultural Dialog Group, is free and open to the public. For more information call 376-7590 or 376-7586.

Basic vegetable and flower gardening, fruit growing, and pruning techniques will be featured in a non-credit gardening series conducted by Adrienne Ploss at JCC's Jamestown Campus, beginning February 4.

The series meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, February 4-March 4, and from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturdays, April 25 and May 2. Participants can register for single sessions or for all five. A discount applies for those who register for all five sessions. To register, call JCC, 338-1005.

The People's Law School series, featuring important legal topics presented by members of the Bar Association of Northern Chautauqua County, will be offered at JCC's North County Center in Dunkirk from 7-9 p.m. on Mondays, February 2-March 9.

Tuition for the entire non-credit series is $45, or $10 per session. To register, call JCC, 366-2255. Sessions are facilitated by area lawyers and are designed for the general public.

 

The women's soccer team at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus earned the ethics/sportsmanship award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for the 2008 season.

The Jaguars were the only team from Division I or III of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) to have only one yellow card throughout the entire season. A yellow card is a serious caution issued by the referee.

Is it better to let sleeping dogs lie, or to unmask lies by awakening us to the truth?

A suicide, missing funds, and the fate of a well-established publishing house contribute to an engaging, fast-moving ride through the JCC Uncommoners' production of J.B. Priestley's play, Dangerous Corner, set to open in March in JCC's Scharmann Theatre.

Leadership Cattaraugus, a local group dedicated to growing informed and active community leaders, is accepting applications for the Class of 2009 until February 20.  

Established in 2004 as a collaboration between the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, JCC, The Rehabilitation Center, and St. Bonaventure University, Leadership Cattaraugus strives to help emerging and future leaders make Cattaraugus County a better place in which to live and work. 

The Community Reads Project at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus has chosen The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon as its reading selection for 2008-2009.      

The Community Reads Project is part of the “one book, one community” movement that has spread across the U.S. from Seattle where it originated.

JCC and the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Endowment for the Humanities will sponsor a poetry reading by Gerry Crinnin and Jae Newman at 7 p.m. on November 18 in the Sarita Weeks Reception Hall on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

“This is only a test.”

That was part of a communication broadcast via e-mail, voice mail, and text messaging to JCC students, faculty, and staff earlier this month as the college tested NY-Alert, a safety notification system. According to Susan Bronstein, director of human resources and campus-wide safety, the test was a success.

JCC recently entered into several transfer articulation agreements with D'Youville College in Buffalo.

The agreements are designed for JCC students who plan to transfer to D'Youville for a bachelor's degree in business management or exercise and sports studies, or for a  bachelor's degree and a master's degree in international business.

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