Category Archives: Academics and Research

Ciao from Venice, Italy

Hello! Today marks two weeks that I’ve been in Venice, and I still can’t believe that I’m here! I’ve been so busy since I’ve been here that I’ve hardly had…

Arrival and Transition in Guatemala

Before departing for Guatemala back in May, I had never travelled outside of the United States except for a few brief visits to nearby Canadian provinces. I have always felt…

boys working on craft

Learning to Teach

I don’t know about you, but my June was pretty great! It was spent with great people, great culture, and a GREAT internship. The impetus for my journey to Spain…

Nicole with catedral

When in Spain

A gloomy, chilly, and rainy Monday morning. Looking out the window, there are Spaniards walking to work in rain boots, heavy coats, and scarves: fashion similar to that in the…

painting by sischo

JCC Student Art and Design Exhibition 2015 – Weeks Gallery

Having the chance to watch and see how Juror Tim Frerichs chose pieces for this year’s JCC Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition at the Weeks Gallery was a captivating…

Life in America after Interning Abroad

I felt pretty strange as I boarded the first plane of our three-legged journey back home. I wasn’t immediately upset, but I felt a little empty inside. Chengdu had carved…

Thanks For The Opportunities, JCC

Hi, guys! My name is Jordan Brooks. I’m a Panama High School graduate, and as of May 2015, I’ll be a Jamestown Community College graduate too. I know, you’re probably…

snow white and dwarf made out of legos

“It was all started by a mouse.”

Hi everyone! Work has been crazy lately, but that means I have plenty of photos to share! I hope you all enjoy these pictures taken in sunny Florida. I’m so…

JCC Deans' List Certificate

“Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.”

As I continue to work in the Disney College Program, I guess I’ve become a little reflective as I think about my amazing mother and how she pushed me to…

Blake holds a crab; crab on plate

Sushi, Sashimi, and Shrimp at the Shangri La

Because Chinese New Year officially begins on 2.18.2015, many of our new friends are preparing to fly home for the holiday. As a treat and a thank-you from the YMCA,…