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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.

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

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.

JCC, Finger Lakes Community College, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, and Delaware Technical and Community College have been awarded a $3.35 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

A recent issue of the renowned journal Science featured a profile of Jacqueline Crisman, associate professor of biotechnology at JCC.

The profile was included in an examination of the challenges and opportunities for community college faculty engaged in scientific research. Dr. Crisman, as well as two others who are coordinating undergraduate research programs for students at two-year schools, were interviewed.

The Community Reads Project concludes activities around its book selection, The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan, in April.

Students named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in 12 or more semester hours of study. Named to the list were:

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.

Sharise Peacock of Cuba has begun serving her term as the student representative to the JCC board of trustees, a post to which she was elected during the spring.

Ms. Peacock is the daughter of Sheila Hartle-Peacock of Cuba and Larry Peacock of Wellsville. A graduate of Cuba-Rushford Central School, Ms. Peacock is majoring in fine arts at JCC. She has been a member of the residence hall council, sustainability committee, and Phi Theta Kappa.

JCC alumni, family, and friends are invited to JCC Night at the Ballpark with the Jamestown Jammers on September 2 at Russell E. Diethrick Jr. Park.

 

The Jammers will take on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers 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.

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