JCC Students Honored By Phi Theta Kappa

JCC Students Honored By Phi Theta Kappa

    Contributed by Jamestown Community College Recent Jamestown Community College graduates Marina Kessler, Kathryn Nicholson, and Johanna Nordland were among the State University and City University of New York placed on the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 2018 All-New York Academic Team for Community Colleges. The students were honored in Albany earlier this spring for their academic achievements, leadership, and service to their colleges and communities. Kessler, a Fredonia resident, graduated with an associate’s degree in biotechnology. She received the JCC Trustee Award for the highest academic achievement in her degree area. Kessler plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in molecular genetics at the State University of New York at Fredonia. While at JCC, Kessler served as secretary of Phi Theta Kappa and vice president of the DNA Club and was a member of the golf team. Nicholson, who lives in Great Valley, earned an associate’s degree in liberal arts and sciences: mathematics and science. She plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in mathematical sciences at Binghamton University. She was treasurer of Student Senate and served as a peer tutor for three semesters on JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus. Nordland graduated with an associate’s degree in criminal justice and will pursue a bachelor’s degree in intelligence studies at Mercyhurst University. She served as secretary of the Criminal Justice Club and treasurer of PTK and the Leadership Club. Nordland was an intern at Love Elementary School and Chautauqua County Family Court. The PTK academic team awards are sponsored by the New York Community College Trustees, the Association of Presidents of Public Community Colleges, and the Faculty Council of Community Colleges.

JCC Summer Youth Programs Offered

JCC Summer Youth Programs Offered

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Registration for several summer youth programs at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus has begun. The programs feature interactive classes in science, technology, engineering, math, art, culinary arts, and music. To register, call or visit JCC’s Center for Continuing Education in the Carnahan Center, 338.1005. The center is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Full- and half-day camp options are offered July 23-26 for youth ages 8-12 in Kids’ College. Some courses include Extreme Team Challenge, Picture This, Really Cool Reptiles & Awesome Amphibians, Minecraft(tm) Animators, Stuff It, The Amazing Race(tm), Dinosaur Dig, and Trinkets, Treasures & Travels. A full list of courses can be found at http://www.sunyjcc.edu/continuing-education/youth-programs. Tech College, for youth ages 10-14, will be held July 30-August 2 from 9 a.m.-noon. The program features Toy Creation Frenzy, in which students will use 3D printers and CNC machines to design a toy. Wee College is offered July 30-August 2. These classes, for children ages six and seven, include Sweet Science Sensations, in which students learn about science and conduct experiments with candy, and Petite Picassos and Savvy Scientists, a course blending art and science. Participants choose either a morning or afternoon session. A number of scholarships, provided through the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Blossom Fund and the JCC Foundation, are available. To be eligible for a scholarship, an individual must qualify and provide documentation for the public school free or reduced price lunch program or provide documentation of income based on the number of persons in the household.

“Newsies” Auditions June 4 At JCC

“Newsies” Auditions June 4 At JCC

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Auditions will be held June 4 for Jamestown Community College’s production of Disney’s Newsies: The Musical this fall. The auditions, which begin at 7 p.m. in Scharmann Theatre, are open to JCC students, high school students, and community members. Performances will be held in November. Julie Costantini will direct […]

JCC’s Summer Sessions Begin May 21

JCC’s Summer Sessions Begin May 21

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Day and evening courses as well as online learning opportunities are offered at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses and North County Center May 21-July 2 and July 9-August 16. A complete listing of courses is available at www.sunyjcc.edu/summer. For more information, call JCC’s Jamestown Campus, 338.1000, […]

Suicide: The Ripple Effect Will Be Shown At JCC

Suicide: The Ripple Effect Will Be Shown At JCC

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Suicide: The Ripple Effect, a documentary on the devastating effects of suicide, will be shown at 7 p.m. on May 3 in Jamestown Community College’s Scharmann Theatre. The screening, co-sponsored by JCC’s campus life program and the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention, is free and open to the public. […]

JCC Awarded Military Friendly School Status

JCC Awarded Military Friendly School Status

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Jamestown Community College has earned the 2018-19 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using public data sources and proprietary survey responses. Student survey data was also taken into consideration. More than 1,400 schools participated in the 2018-2019 survey with 941 earning the designation. The […]

JCC Alumni Nurses, UPMC Honored

JCC Alumni Nurses, UPMC Honored

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College The Jamestown Community College Alumni Association honored several alumni nurses recently. Julie Apperson, a psychiatric nurse practitioner for UPMC Chautauqua, received the 2018 Nurse of Distinction Award. The award honors a person who exemplifies JCC’s tradition of excellence and brings credit to the college through professional achievement. Ms. Apperson […]

Speech and Debate Performances Announced

Speech and Debate Performances Announced

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Jamestown Community College’s production of Speech and Debate will be performed at 8 p.m. on April 13 and 14 and at 2 p.m. on April 15. Adam Owens directs the production, which focuses on three high school students who unravel a scandal involving their teacher. Speech and Debate contains sexual references and […]

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