JCC's commitment to connecting students to their goals was underscored recently as officials from JCC and five other colleges unveiled the “Communiversity at Jamestown Community College.”
Global perspectives were the focus of discussion as students in two JCC summer programs came together for a combined class session in mid-August.
Students from JCC's English Language Immersion Program met with students in the college's Scholar Enrichment Program to exchange ideas and perceptions of each other's culture.
Students named to the spring 2010 part-time student dean's list at Jamestown Community College earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in six to 11 credit hours of letter-graded work. Named to the dean's list are:
Richard J. Rupprecht received the 2012 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Faculty, librarians, and professional service employees who received the SUNY Chancellor's Award were honored with a certificate and cast bronze medallion. The awards are announced after a SUNY advisory committee reviews nominations from faculty, students, and colleagues throughout the 64-campus system.
JCC's 2012-2013 budget was approved by the college's board of trustees on June 19. The new budget, which totals $33,994,003, is 2.5% larger than the college's original 2011-2012 spending plan. JCC's new fiscal year begins September 1, 2012.
“Given the continued economic uncertainty in our state, country, and throughout the world, this was yet another challenging budget to build,” said JCC President Gregory T. DeCinque. “The approved budget includes a state aid amount of $2,272 per full-time equivalent (FTE) student.
Ticket purchases for events held in JCC's Scharmann Theatre have become more convenient with a new online ticket system .
Presale tickets can be purchased online through JCC's box office from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. Online tickets for general admission can be purchased up to four hours before the start of an event.
Hilary Corna, author of One White Face, will present “Create Your Own Opportunity and Embrace Your Potential: I Dare You” at noon on October 17 in the Carnahan Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus. The program is free and open to the public.
A total of 536 students earned degrees and certificates from JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in May 2010. One student earned two degrees and four students earned a degree and a certificate. Eleven students graduated with highest honors, representing a 4.0 grade point average.
JCC honored nine alumni who have distinguished themselves in the field of education during a recent awards banquet on the Jamestown Campus.
Mary Kay Szwejbka, associate professor and director of education and human services, and recent graduate Daniel McNeill provided remarks on JCC's teacher education transfer degrees.
JCC is offering two College Credit at Chautauqua courses this summer.
Each one-credit course, which reflects a particular morning lecture theme at Chautauqua Institution, is offered at a discounted rate of $100 for New York state residents and $200 for non-residents. A $100 lab fee, which covers the cost of the weeklong morning Chautauqua gate and parking passes, is also charged.