Picasso 2011!

Witness for yourself the work of the iconic artist who created modern art. Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris exhibit is coming to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Februrary 19-May 15, 2011. The VMFA is the only stop on the east coast (take that, DC!) The VMFA has created a video study guide to selected works in the exhibit. Click on the pictures to hear the curator explain more about each piece--no art degree needed! More information? Check out all the details from the VMFA and start making plans for…continue reading →

Book lovers wanted!

Why read alone? Join the tribe of readers: JTCC Book Club! The club will discuss one book every month—a book chosen by the club, for the club. FIRST MEETING Monday, October 4 at 3:00 in the Midlothian Student Activities Office, C103a. Bring ideas about what YOU want to read. Snacks included; there will be Doritos! Questions or more info? Contact Suzanne Sherry 804-594-1520 or ssherry@jtcc.edu.continue reading →

Octopuses or Octopi?

The answer may surprise you! Check out the other posts from the war of words from the editors of Merriam Webster Online: Affect vs. Effect Reign vs. Rein Fewer vs. Less Impress your friends! Destroy your enemies with displays of great erudition! Or maybe just learn something...continue reading →

Two dollars…I need my TWO DOLLARS

Who says a dollar isn’t worth anything anymore?  At JTCC one dollar buys twenty (20!) laser copies. Only ONE DOLLAR for the matching value card—amazing! What a bargain! Kidding aside, you DO pay to print in the library. 5 Cents/Page= Great Value. Bring CASH: students need two (2) ONE DOLLAR BILLS or one (1) FIVE DOLLAR BILL to purchase and load a print card. The vending machine is in the library and accepts $1 and $5 only. No credit cards, no debit cards. Bring your allowance, your tips, your brother’s wallet—it all works…continue reading →

Training for Full Moon Madness? Get your running info in the LIBRARY

Prepping for the Full Moon Madness 4 miler on October 23? Maybe the family-friendly 1-mile Moonwalk? Or just keeping up with the other students in the JTCC Running Club! Running has taken off during the recession…convenient and cheap, no gym (and resulting gym membership fee) needed. A bit of desire and a pair of shoes (sometimes not even shoes) makes anyone into a runner. BOOKS (all available at JTCC Library): Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall.  Staff pick for one…continue reading →