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Habit, Sculpture and Wall Pieces, an exhibition of works by Ani Hoover, opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on April 7 at the Center Gallery on JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition, which runs through May 18, can be seen during gallery hours Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The gallery is closed on weekends and all college holidays.

The exhibition is co-sponsored by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council and JCC.

JCC courses offered in collaboration with the Seneca Nation in Irving and Salamanca will be outlined in an information session on April 4.

The session will be held from 2-6 p.m. at the Cattaraugus Early Childhood Learning Center at 12837 Rt. 438 in Irving. The course schedule, as well as academics, admissions, and financial aid information, will be outlined by college personnel.

JCC’s academic programs, student services, and facilities will be the focus of an open house for high school students and others at the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses and North County Center.

The event will be held from 9 a.m.-noon on March 11 at the Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean, from 1-4 p.m. on April 2 in Jamestown, and from 5-6:30 p.m. on April 26 at the North County Center in Dunkirk.

Jamestown Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapters inducted new members in February.

Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor fraternity, has chapters on the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses. A student must achieve at least a 3.50 grade point average to be considered for induction and must have two faculty recommendations.

Jamestown Campus inductees:

Three films will be shown during JCC's Endangered Earth film series this winter.

The series, sponsored by JCC’s sustainability program, college program committee, Earth Awareness Club, and Hultquist Library, is free and open to the public. Films begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Carnahan Center Theatre.

The films include Flow on February 28, The Anthropologist on March 29, and The 11th Hour on April 25.

JCC will host a musical adaptation of the celebrated Walt Whitman poem, When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d, at 6 p.m. on April 26 in the Weeks Gallery.

The presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served courtesy of Weeks Gallery.

The JCC Alumni Association for the Cattaraugus County Campus will hold a Spring Marketplace from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 2 in the Good Times of Olean banquet hall at 800 East State St.

The event is free and open to the public

“We are excited to offer this event in the spring,” said Tammy Skroback, JCC Alumni Association board president. “We had a fantastic turnout for the Holiday Marketplace and had such positive feedback from vendors and patrons that we wanted to give everyone a chance to get a jump on spring and summer needs and buy local handmade artisanal products.”

The Arbor Day Foundation has designated JCC as a Tree Campus USA for the eighth consecutive year.

Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the National Arbor Day Foundation to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals.

The New York State Education Department and the State University of New York have approved three additional certificate programs for JCC’s Manufacturing Technology Institute in Olean.

The one-year programs – computer-aided design and computer numerical control, industrial equipment technology, and machine tool technology – join the welding technology certificate program currently offered at the facility.

JCC’s academic programs, student services, and facilities will be the focus of an open house for high school students and others from 9 a.m.-noon on March 11 at the Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

After opening remarks by JCC President Cory Duckworth, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about academic programs, admissions and financial aid, residence life, and experiential learning.

JCC’s honors program, study abroad, transfer agreements, and options for undecided students will be highlighted also. Guided campus tours are offered.

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