Category Archives: Academics and Research

Top 11 Courses You Can Still Get Into This Spring

Do you crave knowledge? Thirst for the opportunity to learn? Stay awake past midnight to check, and double check, and triple check your available course options the night before registration?…

Courses You Can Still Get Into This Spring: Music Edition

Do you love music? The history, the influence, the technology, the vast variety of sounds and melodies, the audience’s reactions? Check out the following MUS courses with open seats for…

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An Experience Getting Better and Better by the Day!

As the days go on, things are getting easier and easier to handle. It’s not nearly as stressful as it was the first couple of weeks we were here. The…

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O Anthropology: Some History of the Christmas Tree

Christmas time is here again. At least, that’s what the stores’ decorations say. So what better way to start off the beginnings of Christmas cheer than with a little lesson…

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Anthropology: Something for Everyone

Anthropology: the study of all people, in all places, at all times. Sounds intimidating, doesn’t it? Maybe it sounds confusing, or even boring. I know I was pretty scared the…

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Transferring 101

For me, Jamestown Community College was a giant springboard for my post-secondary education. I got an understanding of how the college process works, I know the type of workload that…

Top 15 Courses with Open Seats at JCC

It’s hard to believe that classes will be starting next week! But if you find yourself with some extra space on your schedule, it’s not too late to sign up…

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Tropical Biology: Societies of Costa Rica and Panama

Costa Rica is an amazing place, whether looking at the extraordinary biodiversity or the remarkable efforts made by the people and government there to protect the amazing flora and fauna….

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Tropical Biology: Geography

Geography of Costa Rica Geography  The Republic of Costa Rica is a unique country, both geographically and climatically.  This is due to its mountain ranges and location near the equator….

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Tropical Biology: Conservation

The tropical rainforest is home to more than 50 percent of life on Earth. The rainforests help maintain climate by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. They also play a…