To address the needs of international students as well as regional students for whom English is not a first language, JCC will introduce courses within a new English language instruction (ELI) curriculum this fall.
Three fall semester courses focusing on composition, reading, and speaking/listening will be offered at JCC's Jamestown Campus as well as the college's North County Center in Dunkirk.
A self-portrait in airbrush by JCC sophomore Baca Potts was one of 27 works selected statewide for inclusion in the Best of the State University of New York exhibition.
Potts's work was chosen from entries in the spring SUNY Student Art Exhibition which was held earlier this year at SUNY Plaza. The Best of SUNY exhibition showcases the most compelling works of art made by students attending SUNY campuses.
The Best of SUNY exhibition is on display through September 24 at the State Museum in Albany.
A total of 566 students were named to the dean's list for the spring 2010 semester at JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses. The students named to the list earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in 12 or more semester hours of study.
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.
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.
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.
Molly K. Woodfield has begun serving her term as the student representative to the JCC board of trustees.
Miss Woodfield is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society and JCC's Planning Council and Student Senate. An active musician, Miss Woodfield has performed with JCC's concert band, vocal jazz ensemble, and pep band and in JCC's theatrical productions.
Students at JCC's Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses were inducted into the Alpha Kappa Beta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor fraternity, in individual ceremonies.
G.I. Jobs, a magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has designated Jamestown Community College a military friendly school.
The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans as students.
Students who were awarded degrees or certificates from the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses of Jamestown Community College in August 2010 include:
Highest honors, representing a grade point average of 4.0, were earned by: A.S. Computer Science - Loretta Zaoutis of Wallkill.