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The Ladies First Jazz Big Band, an all-female jazz group, will perform during JCC's annual Jazz Fest on April 4 in Scharmann Theatre on the Jamestown Campus.

The event, sponsored by the JCC's music department and the college program committee of JCC's Faculty Student Association, features a pre-concert discussion, “Women in Jazz,” at 7 p.m. and a performance, beginning at 8.

Admission prices are $4, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, FSA members. Tickets are available in the JCC box office, 716.338.1187.

 

JCC has signed articulation agreements with the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, which will increase transfer-degree opportunities for JCC students.

The following students were awarded degrees or certificates from JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in December 2008. A total of 136 students earned degrees and certificates. Two students earned highest honors, 22 earned high honors, and 19 earned honors.

Students graduating with highest honors, representing a 4.0 grade point average, included: Associate in Arts (A.A.)-Individual Studies - Lucy Evans of Fredonia and Associate in Science (A.S.)-Individual Studies - Cara Fickling of Sherman.

Brian W. Mallory, vice president of beverage sales and corporate human resources at PepsiCo, will deliver the 2010 commencement address at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus on May 21 and at the Jamestown Campus on May 22.

The May 21 ceremony begins at 7 p.m. in the Olean YMCA/JCC Physical Education Center on Wayne St. in Olean. The commencement program in Jamestown begins at 10 a.m. in the Physical Education Complex.

The Raptor Project, featuring live eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls will return to the Olean area with a 7 p.m. show on May 3 in Cutco Theater on the JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.

Sponsored by JCC's campus program committee, this popular event is free and open to the public. For information, contact Mike Marvin at 716.376.7586.

Jonathan Wood, master falconer and wildlife rehabilitator, has trained and handled raptors for over four decades and created an exciting, award-winning show.

Nearly 20 JCC faculty and staff members completed the first JCC Leadership Academy program recently.

In partnership with the Institute for Community College Development at Cornell University, JCC is participating in a program to develop and enhance the leadership skills of its employees.

JCC's Faculty Student Association and college program committee will sponsor a performance by mezzo soprano and hometown artist Dawn Pierce at 2 p.m. on July 10 in the Cutco Theater on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

Students earning degrees and certificates from JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in May 2011 included:

The cast of the JCC Uncommoners' production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has been selected.

The comedy will be performed at 8 p.m. on November 11, 12, 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.

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