Man Proposes to Girlfriend Using Illuminated Residence Hall (+ VIDEO)
Jan10

Man Proposes to Girlfriend Using Illuminated Residence Hall (+ VIDEO)

A man proposed to his girlfriend this January using lights on a high-rise residence hall at the University at Buffalo.  The photograph was posted online January 8, saying, “My bestfriend proposed to his girlfriend last week with a 10-story college dormitory.”  As of Friday midday, the picture had over 430,000 views on imgur and nearly 4,000 up-votes on reddit. As it turns out, the couple met at the University at Buffalo....

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10 Musicians That Made It Big After SUNY
Nov19

10 Musicians That Made It Big After SUNY

If you follow along, we recently explored SUNY Alumni In Television and Movies This Semester to great acclaim! So, naturally, it is time to highlight talented SUNY alumni in music. This fits perfectly with the start of Round I of Music Madness, which pits 13 of some of the top musical artists in the SUNY system against each other to discover who is the voters’ favorite SUNY star. Of those who have attended a SUNY school before...

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Alumni Profile: Anita Moore
May28

Alumni Profile: Anita Moore

Anita Moore is a nurse, actress, and mother. Ms. Moore is program director of research quality improvement at the University of Maryland’s Greenebaum Cancer Center and Jamestown Community College Class of 1997 alumna. She spoke at Jamestown Community College’s 2013 Commencement in May. While at JCC, Ms. Moore studied nursing and was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, serving as president from 1996 to 1997, and...

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JCC’s Extreme Logo Makeover
May24

JCC’s Extreme Logo Makeover

When Jamestown Community College decided to announce the redesign of its logo, they wanted to do something that went beyond the standard approach. Sure, there would be a press release, and a big event to unveil the new design. But how many students read press releases? How could they let students know about the new logo? More importantly, how could they get them to care, to get excited about the new logo? JCC decided to create a...

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ICYMI: The Best SUNY Mascot Madness Responses
Apr03

ICYMI: The Best SUNY Mascot Madness Responses

SUNY Mascot Madness is all about SUNY engagement; students, fans, alumni, and community members rally together to boost their favorite SUNY mascot up.  But what’s the reasoning behind two hundred thousand votes cast in 2013? As we approach the end of this year’s competition (which you still have some time to vote in if you haven’t already), we compiled the best mascot quotes from their profiles to explore the differences...

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Why Go to College?
Dec05

Why Go to College?

As the cost of a college degree keeps going up, more and more people find themselves asking if it’s even worth it to go to college. Why bother? Why spend the money? At Jamestown Community College‘s November 18 Open House on the Jamestown Campus, we decided to ask several college students and high schoolers why they were making the decision to go to college. The responses we got back were varied, including the standard, but...

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