Category Archives: Academics and Research

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,…

Chengdu from balcony; group of friends

Chengdu: The Real City That Never Sleeps

Sleep? What’s that? This past week has been a busy one with all the hustle and bustle surrounding the ongoing Spring Festival festivities and the highly anticipated Chinese New Year!…

Claudia in front of the Disney University sign

“That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up.”

After a full two weeks here at the most magical place on Earth, I’m thinking that I don’t want to leave!! Everyone here is so nice and welcoming. Some people…

Three Sweathearts statues

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”

As I begin this journey, I realize there is a lot to take in. This is the first time that I will be away from home for such a long…

Someone in a Goofy outfit and a member of the Disney Intern program

The Beginning of a Great Adventure

Hello all!! I would like to start this blog off right with a countdown. Two weeks to go. I first heard about the Disney College Program when my family and…

Taylor Kickbush next to sign "Love Never Fails"

Cheers, from London!

I would have never imagined being in the city of London at this point in my life. Beautiful Victorian architecture, famous street art, bustling underground tubes (subways), 200 acre parks, double…

The Peer Mentors outside by the JCC pond

It’s all about YOU: 6 Resources That Could Save Your Behind in College

Did you know that there are countless resources online and on campus that can help you succeed at Jamestown Community College, and in the future? What if I told you that…

Power to the Students: SUNY SA and Making Our Voices Heard

We go to SUNY JCC, but does the SUNY part really have anything to do with us? As students, it’s easy to think that our voices go unheard, especially from…

The Beginning

It’s been a month and a half since I finally touched down in America and began my college journey at JCC in Olean. I met my roommate and teammates on…