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An updated articulation agreement between JCC and Dominican College will ease the transfer into occupational therapy degree programs. 

The agreement specifies the conditions under which graduates of JCC's occupational therapy assistant program are guaranteed acceptance into bachelor's and master's degrees programs at Dominican, a four-year and master's level liberal arts college for men and women located in Orangeburg, NY.
 

Works by JCC sophomore Joe Rice and recent graduate Kyla Hill are among 27 works selected for inclusion in the Best of the State University of New York art exhibition.

Their work was chosen from entries in the fall SUNY Student Art Exhibition which is on display at SUNY Plaza until February 1.

The Best of SUNY exhibition, which combines select pieces from the fall and spring shows, will open at the State Museum in Albany next May.

The George Bataitis Open Golf Tournament will be held at Chautauqua Golf Club on May 11. A fundraiser for JCC athletics scholarships, the GBO celebrates its 24th anniversary this year. Jamestown Macadam, Inc. is the major sponsor for the tournament.

“Dear Governor Cuomo,” a film by Jon Bowermaster, will be shown at 7 p.m. on December 13 in the Carnahan Center Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the college program committee of JCC's Faculty Student Association.

“Dear Governor Cuomo” documents the activity of New Yorkers Against Fracking, a diverse coalition of citizens, musicians, and scientists fighting for a state ban of hydrofracking, and highlights their advocacy at the New York State Capitol.

Victory Media, a media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named JCC to its Military Friendly Schools® list for the second consecutive year.

The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to ensure the success of American military service members, veterans, and spouses as students.

The cast of Legally Blonde: The Musical, the fall production of the JCC Uncommoners, will include JCC students Carl Brewer of Cassadaga, Amanda Wickmark of Fredonia, and Kari Ames, Hillary Belin, Amanda Campbell, Jennie Cross, Caitlin Cusimano, Breontai Gates, Karimah Rahman, Brian Swartzwelder, Thomas Tracy, and Eva VanRusso of Jamestown, and former JCC students: Caitlin Clark, Michael Correy, Michael Giambelluca, Daman Holland, Matt Warren, Teal Weatherley, and Remington Whitcomb.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded JCC nearly $900,000 over the next three years to support biotechnology training for high school teachers and JCC students through HURI SURI, a collaborative program to provide undergraduate research opportunities for JCC and area high school students.

Gregory T. DeCinque, who is entering his 19th year as president of JCC, has announced his intention to retire following the close of the 2012-13 academic year. The announcement was made to faculty and staff at Dr. DeCinque's annual "welcome back" address.

Dr. DeCinque came to JCC in 1994 and is the longest-serving president in the history of the 62-year-old community college. According to Lance S. Spicer, chairman of the college's board of trustees, a formal search for Dr. DeCinque's successor will begin soon.

JCC and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania have formalized a transfer articulation agreement regarding Edinboro's nursing degree program.

JCC students who graduate with an Associate in Applied Science degree in nursing, are licensed as registered nurses, and who meet program prerequisites will be accepted into Edinboro's nursing bachelor's degree program with advanced standing. 

George Carlo, performance coach for the Detroit Tigers, will present “Secrets of Champions” during a men's health night program at JCC's Jamestown Campus from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on November 12.

The program, sponsored by JCC's campus health center, will be held in the Physical Education Complex and is open to male students as well as men from the community.

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