Category Archives: Everyday Life

Ouran stands in busy New York CIty square

My experience as an international student at JCC

My name is Ouran Yingkeyoufu, an international student from China. My major is mathematics, and I’m very interested in it. JCC is an amazing campus along with motivating programs and…

Dr. DeMarte sits at desk

Interview with President DeMarte

JCC went on Facebook LIVE to interview our new president Dr. Daniel DeMarte about his first few weeks at JCC. Thanks for chatting with us, President DeMarte!

math

Take class with Professor Zwyghuizen if you want learning to be fun

I double major in Math and Computer Science. I want to share my experience in a math class that I am taking this semester at JCC. I am taking Calculus…

natasha and jennifer posing for photo

The Best Place to Hang Out on Campus

As a young adult, I find myself most times, fighting inner battles of figuring out what do I want from life, what can I do, or can I overcome this…

Mary in Spain

Introversion Doesn’t Translate

Confession time: I’m constantly using Google Translate to look up Spanish words. Like— I kid you not— constantly. When I’m talking with my host family and I get stuck on a…

“What exactly are you doing over there in Spain?”

“What exactly are you doing over there in Spain?” This is a question I think I have been asked, thousands of times, by so many. From what you’ve seen through…

Spain at dawn

Time to Change

“When it’s time to change, then it’s time to change.  Don’t fight the tide, come along for the ride, don’t you see?” This inspirational quotation comes from one of my…

Ohana Means Family

“Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.” This brilliant quote that I learned while watching Disney Channel’s Lilo and Stitch series has been something that has…

Katie at Spanish Castle

Seizing the day by saying “Sí”

14 days, 336 hours, 20,160 minutes, and 1,209,600 seconds or something equivalent to that, that represents how much time I have been able to seize my days here in Spain. Within…

Two Worlds Collide in my Home Country

Before I continue detailing everything and anything I happen to encounter on campus at Jamestown Community College, I feel it’s only right that I document the three month break that…