College Goal New York, a program that helps students from first generation and low-income families complete their electronic Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), will be held on Saturday, February 7, at Falconer Central School.

Participants are asked to arrive between 9 and 11 a.m. and should use the E. Main St. entrance to the school.

The event is a collaborative public service project of the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association and the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation.

Auditions for JCC’s production of All My Sons will be held January 20 and 21.

The auditions, which begin at 7 p.m. in Scharmann Theatre on JCC’s Jamestown Campus, are open to students and community members. The cast includes five males, four females, and a young boy.

All My Sons opens March 6 with additional performances March 7-8 and 13-14.

Winner of the Drama Critics Award for Best New American Play in 1947, All My Sons introduced Arthur Miller as a leading voice in American theater.

 John Bauer, Matt Kindberg, and Juanita Rublee joined the JCC Alumni Association board of directors on the Jamestown Campus in early January.

Skewed Perspective, an exhibition by Buffalo artist Anne Muntges, opens January 12 in the Center Gallery on JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

Home Facades (Laundry), pen and ink, paint, various construction materials, 6′ x 8’x 8’, 2014. Anne Muntges.

Works by Andy Warhol and artists he has influenced will be featured in an exhibition at JCC’s Jamestown Campus February 2 through March 24.

Companies and organizations in the Jamestown, Dunkirk, and Olean areas are invited to provide job shadowing opportunities for JCC students during the week of February 2-6.

JCC’s Shadow Week, sponsored by JCC’s experiential learning program, provides students with opportunities to observe how their classroom instruction maps to real-world work tasks. Students may spend a few hours or an entire work day “shadowing” their host, observing how professionals interact with customers, vendors, and coworkers.

The JCC Alumni Association will present “Mystery at the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame,” its 27th annual interactive mystery, on January 30 and 31.

The mystery begins at 7 p.m. both nights and will be held in the Student Union, located in the Hamilton Collegiate Center on JCC’s Jamestown Campus. During the event, teams of attendees will interview a cast of suspects and piece together clues to solve the mystery.

Poems reflecting neighborhood life, area culture, and serious and whimsical episodes have been published in Neighbors North: Poems of Northern Chautauqua County, a new volume by JCC English professor Gerry Crinnin.

Shannon Gunnell of Falconer was named an honorable mention All-American for Division III of the National Junior College Athletic Association recently.

Ms. Gunnell, who is enrolled in JCC’s occupational therapy assistant program, helped lead JCC’s women’s volleyball team to the regionals by scoring 403 kills (which ranked seventh overall), 283 digs, 43 serving aces, and 43 total blocks. 

JCC now offers qualifying veterans who live outside of New York state the in-state tuition rate.

On August 19, 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law Chapter 328 of the Laws of 2014, amending Section 6305 of the NYS Education Law to provide that: “[a]ny student attending a community college in accordance with the federal GI bills and in compliance with all applicable eligibility requirements thereof, whether or not a resident of this state, shall be charged the tuition rate for residents as approved by the state university trustees.”