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Students who achieve at least a 3.50 grade point average, equal to a B or better, in 12 or more semester hours of study are named to the JCC deans' list. Fall 2010 deans' list students are:

Students who were awarded degrees or certificates from the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in December 2010 included:

Area low income students who may never have thought they could go to college will benefit from a local program to help them prepare to enroll and succeed in college with funds from New York's College Access Challenge Grant (CACG).

The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) recently awarded a $50,000 federal CACG award to the GEAR UP program at JCC to help disadvantaged students gain access to college.

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JCC and Daemen College have signed an agreement to guarantee admission of JCC graduates into Daemen's physical therapy degree programs.

The Medaille College Communiversity lectures on computer forensics scheduled for February 2 at JCC's Jamestown Campus are cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. 

 

 

Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES), a Swedish-based organization operating 17 independent schools, will conduct teacher recruitment fairs in the area in February and March.

IES, with which JCC established a partnership recently, is recruiting certified, native English-speaking teachers for academic year instruction in Sweden. IES schools enroll over 9,000 students in Sweden.

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council and JCC will present an opening reception for “Juror's Choice: Member Show Winners” exhibition on February 18 in the Center Gallery, located on the second floor in College Center on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.

The reception begins at 6 p.m. and includes hors d'oeuvres and wine tasting. A brief introduction and talk begin at 6:30 p.m.

The exhibition will be on display until April 1. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Parents of high school students who are taking courses through JCC's College Connections program are invited to a public forum to learn more about the program.

The forums will be held at JCC locations from 7 to 8 p.m. Sessions are set for February 7 at the North County Center in Dunkirk, February 10 at the Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean, and February 17 at the Jamestown Campus. Reservations are not required.

Maria Kindberg, College Connections coordinator, will provide details on courses available to qualified students through the program at area high schools.

College Goal Sunday, a nationwide program that helps students from first generation and low-income families complete their electronic Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, February 5, at Falconer Central School. Although the event is labeled College Goal Sunday, the date of the event is definitely Saturday.

The Community Reads Project at JCCs Cattaraugus County Campus has chosen Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich as its next reading selection. 

The Community Reads Project is part of the “one book, one community” movement that has spread across the U.S. from Seattle where it originated.

Community Reads is sponsored by the Olean Public Library and JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus Program Committee and Faculty Student Association. All events are free and open to the public. Paperback copies of Love Medicine are available for $5 in JCC's campus store.

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