Category Archives: Academics and Research

A student talks to a representative from a local college at JCC's transfer fair

Spring 2014 Transfer Fair

Let’s go, sunshine! Jamestown Community College held its second transfer fair of the spring 2014 semester on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. And by second, we really mean first, because the…

Blake Peterson with host family members

¡Adios, España!

It feels like just yesterday we were getting ready to go to Spain. Applying for my passport, buying plane tickets, and meeting with JCC faculty to prepare for our departure;…

Blake Peterson at a beach in Spain

United Cultures: Facilitators of Awesome

Over the past two and a half months, fellow student Luci Sena and I have been keeping you up to date through blog posts and pictures of our many different…

2014 Volunteer and Internship Fair

Jamestown Community College hosted our first Volunteer and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Non-profit and private organizations spoke about their programs and opportunities for students. Do you know…

view of Salamanca from high within cathedral

Travel-ception (Travel Within Travel)

First off, I want to apologize for the cheesy title of this blog post that bears reference to the 2010 thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Inception. With that out of the…

Teto completes his art installation

The Art of Conversation with Teto Elsiddique

Perhaps you have seen a giant pink splotch of paint on the wall outside of the Student Union. At first, you may have wondered why someone would desecrate such a…

students dressed up as pirates

“What are you doing here?”

Everyone I have met in Spain, as well as everyone back at home, has asked me similar questions: “What are you doing here?” or “Why are you going to Spain?”…

Tom DeWolf and Sharon Morgan sign books at presentation

An Entirely New Perspective on Our Past, Present, and Future

February 11 was a night that I will remember for quite some time. The presentation by Tom DeWolf and Sharon Morgan, gave students, faculty, and members of our community an insight…

woman working in La Espiga bakery

Culture Shock (Noun)

Close your eyes for a moment. Oh wait, I take that back…you have to keep them open to read this blog post. METAPHORICALLY close your eyes and imagine you are…

Luci teaching students

Teaching: A Learning Experience

It’s hard to believe that I arrived in Valladolid two weeks ago already! Let me be cliché and say that time flies when you’re having fun! But really, what an…