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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.

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.

The JCC Uncommoners' production of The Who's Tommy will premiere at 8 p.m. on November 4 on JCC's Scharman Theatre stage.

The musical will also be performed at 8 p.m. on November 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20. A matinee performance will be given at 2 p.m. on November 14.

JCC is hoping area residents will participate in an Arbor Day Foundation campaign.

By casting a vote for JCC at www.arbordaynow.org, JCC will be in a position to win $2,500 in trees. Individuals should register as “tree planters” at the website, which is maintained by the Arbor Day Foundation. The contest ends November 5.

“Milk,” the 2008 film about Harvey Milk and his struggles as an American gay activist, will be shown at 7 p.m. on December 3 in the Lenna Teleconference Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

The film showing, sponsored by JCC's Interweave (Gay-Straight Alliance) and college programming committee, is free and open to the public. The theatre is located in Hultquist Library.

JCC's music ensembles will present two distinctly different concerts during the week of December 6. The concerts, which begin at 7 p.m., are held in Scharmann Theatre.

Admission to each concert is $4, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the JCC box office, 338.1187, or at the theatre door prior to performances.

JCC's choir, concert band, vocal jazz ensemble, jazz ensemble big band, and concert band perform on December 7.

Out in the Silence, a documentary about fairness and equality in rural America, will be shown in the Student Union on JCC's Jamestown Campus on November 5.

The film is free and open to the public. A meet and greet session with Out in the Silence filmmakers Joe Wilson and Dean Hamer begins at 6:30 p.m. The film begins at 7.

The documentary examines the actions of residents of Oil City, PA confronting homophobia and the limitations of religion, tradition and the status quo.

The JCC Uncommoners will hold auditions for their spring production of William Shakespeare's romantic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, at 7:30 p.m. on November 22 and 23 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre.

Auditions are open to members of the community as well as all JCC students. Those auditioning should prepare a one-minute monologue and expect to do “cold” readings from the script.

JCC and several four-year colleges and universities have signed transfer articulation agreements to ease the transfer of JCC graduates into baccalaureate programs. The new agreements include:

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