Ninety-seven students at JCC's Jamestown Campus were inducted into the Alpha Kappa Beta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor fraternity, on February 27.
Robert B. Anderson, a JCC alumnus from the class of 1990 and principal of Gowanda High School, was the guest speaker.
A student must achieve at least a 3.50 grade point average to be considered for induction and must have two faculty recommendations.
The Arbor Day Foundation has announced that JCC is a 2009 Tree Campus USA college for its dedication to campus forestry management and environmental stewardship.
JCC is the first community college in New York to be named a Tree Campus USA college. JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses and North County Center are included in the designation.
Bard College and Cornell University were the other New York state schools named to the Tree Campus USA list.
Middle School Challenge, an academic quiz bowl competition featuring teams from Cassadaga Valley, Fredonia, Maple Grove, Persell Middle School, Ripley, Sherman, Southwestern, and Washington Middle School will be held March 20, beginning at 9 a.m. at JCC's Jamestown Campus.
Spectators are welcome to attend the matches which will be conducted in Scharmann Theatre in the Arts and Sciences Center.
Students in JCC's World Politics course participated in a live interactive interview with John Park, international expert on Korea and Korean relations at the US Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, DC in early February.
The students will play the roles of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea in an online simulation during March and April with students from various colleges throughout the U.S.
JCC is participating in the pilot release of the new campus-based leadership development program created by the Institute for Community College Development (ICCD) at Cornell University.
JCC will host a healthcare job and education fair from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on March 26 in the Physical Education Complex on JCC's Jamestown Campus.
Healthcare employers and representatives of four-year colleges have been invited to attend the event to provide information on job opportunities in the healthcare field.
Visitors to the job fair should several copies of their resume and should dress appropriately since they will meet with potential employers.
“Architectural Observations: Paintings by Hope Zaccagni” will be displayed in the Center Gallery on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean February 12 through May 7. The gallery is located on the second floor of College Center.
An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on February 12. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibition is sponsored by JCC and the Cattaraugus County Arts Council.
“Architectural Observations” is a gathering of five small series of paintings of buildings, spaces, and places.
The JCC Foundation has announced that the Hultquist Foundation and Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation are the lead donors of a new science facility being constructed on JCC's Jamestown Campus. Each foundation contributed $1,000,000 toward the project.
Begun in September 2009, the building will focus on green technology and sustainable living to meet the requirements of the U.S. Green Building Council and qualify for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.
Three JCC faculty members were promoted with the start of the 2011-12 academic year:
Theresa Baginski and Amber Kautzman were promoted to associate professor. Sarah Kelley was promoted to assistant professor.
Ms. Kelley joined JCC's faculty in 2006 as a reading instructor on the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses. She earned an associate's degree at JCC, a bachelor's degree at Keuka College, and a master's degree at Mansfield University.
G.I. Jobs, a magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has designated Jamestown Community College a military friendly school.
The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans as students.