Degree Works at Jamestown Community College,” a video by Patrick Myers, received special recognition at the 18th annual Degree Works Forum that kicked off this year’s Ellucian Live.

The conference, held in early April in Anaheim, California, was attended by users of Degree Works, a web-based degree auditing and tracking tool. Over 260 colleges, universities, and system offices in the United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ecuador, Australia, and Canada were represented at the event.

JCC's choir, concert band, vocal jazz ensemble, and jazz ensemble will showcase a variety of music styles during a combined performance at 7 p.m. on May 6 in Scharmann Theatre.

Admission is $5, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the JCC box office, 338.1187.

The college choir, directed by Brian A. Bogey. Selections include “Hallelujah Amen,” “Sing We and Chant It,” “Shut de Do,” “Ain’t She Sweet,” “Seasons of Love,” and a medley from “Les Miserables.”

Early auditions for JCC’s production of Les Miserables will be held May 29 and 30.

The auditions, which begin at 7 p.m. in Scharmann Theatre on JCC’s Jamestown Campus, are open to students and community members. Those auditioning must prepare a song that will demonstrate vocal range and acting ability. The song does not need to be from the show, but it should be memorized and show emotion and finesse. The best singers will be invited back for final auditions in August to vie for the lead roles.

A large chorus and technical crew are also needed for the production.

Thirty years of rock music at JCC will be celebrated in Rock Fest on May 1 and 2 in Scharmann Theatre.

Both concerts begin at 7 p.m. Admission to each concert is $5, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the JCC box office, 338.1187.

Student bands, directed by Bill Eckstrom, perform the annual Spring Jam concert featuring JCC’s rock ensembles on May 1.

 On May 2, Atica and Ruckus, both of which feature JCC alumni, will perform in Rockin’ for 30.

Transitions: From Military Student to College Student, a service and opportunity fair, will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on May 8 at JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean. The event, an opportunity for veterans to explore JCC’s programs and services, is free. To register, or for more information, call 716.376.7501.

JCC’s music students and faculty will present recitals in Scharmann Theatre on the Jamestown Campus during April. The programs, free and open to the public, are presented by JCC’s arts, humanities, and health services division and Faculty Student Association.

Students and others visiting the Science Center on JCC's Jamestown Campus now have access to a digital stream of information.

Students try out interactive screen in Science Center

An interactive video display in the atrium of JCC’s Science Center offers an array of information related to the JCC's science offerings and the building itself.

New York state residents who have been unemployed long-term may have the opportunity to participate in a new advanced manufacturing training program.

Information sessions for a machinist training program will be held at JCC’s North County Center in Dunkirk on April 29 and Jamestown Campus on May 6. Both sessions begin at 10 a.m. To reserve a seat, call 716.363.6500 for the Dunkirk session and 716.338.1005 for the Jamestown session.

Entries and sponsorships are being accepted for the 22nd Annual JCC Scholarship Classic Golf Tournament at Bartlett Country Club in Olean on May 21. Registration begins at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

The tournament is sponsored by the JCC Foundation and JCC Cattaraugus County Campus athletic department. All proceeds benefit Cattaraugus County Campus athletic programs.

For more information, contact Angela Pucciarelli, assistant director of athletics, at 716.338.1272 or

JCC students Nolan Farr, Amy Hulin, and Tyler Silagyi are among 274 SUNY students honored recently with the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence for their academic achievement, leadership, and community service.