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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 11/23/2014
On Friday, November 21st, Dr. Cyndy Scheibe, Executive Director of Project Look Sharp presented at the National Council for Teachers of English annual conference in Washington, DC.
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Contributed by Lew Durland on 11/21/2014
With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s a good time to be mindful of how you can save energy in your office, even when you’re not there. It’s easy, helps Ithaca College save energy and money, and gets us closer to our commitment of achieving climate neutrality by 2050. Here’s what we all can do.
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 11/21/2014
When you leave the 29th annual Network Nights this January in New York City and Boston, will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn’t what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd of hundreds and follow up steps to take after Network Nights.
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The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me wellness program focuses on you: the employee. It gets you involved by helping you identify and move toward your personal health and well-being goals and encourages celebration of your successes. Mind, Body, Me promotes a culture of wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a healthier YOU!
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 11/21/2014
Please adjust your calendars, everyone: We are back in our regularly scheduled meeting room on the ground floor of Peggy Williams Center, Room GL52!
When: Every Tuesday
Times: 11:15am - 12:00pm
With Monthly Pass, meetings run on an on-going basis and are open to the entire Ithaca College community. You can join anytime and it is never too late. You are also welcome to sit in on a meeting to see what it is like—there is no obligation to join. Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 10/24/14 for more information.
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Contributed by James Pfrehm on 11/21/2014
Intro to Linguistics (LNGS 23200) will be offered this winter session, in a convenient online format. Registration on Homerconnect runs from now until Jan. 5th.
Perfect for those of you looking for a course to fulfill your liberal arts, general ed, or ICC requirements. Intro to Linguistics is designated 3a for the old H&S Gen Ed system (Verbal Language). It counts as a Humanities or Social Sciences course, for all you Business, Park, HSHP, or Music students under the "old" Gen Ed system
Attention all freshmen and sophomores! Intro to Linguistics will count toward your Identities or World of Systems theme in the ICC.
Linguistics is the science of language. And since language is always an interesting and timely topic, this is your chance to learn more about it!
This will be a 2-week, intensive online course. No need to be on campus to take it.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 11/21/2014
The Roy H. Park School of Communications presents IC Mad Men Day on Monday, December 1, 2014. Events include a panel, meet and greet session, and classroom visits. The events open to the public are:
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Ithaca College and the New York Student Film Network will host series of workshops, panels, and guest presentations on Saturday, December 6.
This summit will give students access to local filmmakers and to workshops not normally covered in traditional film and television courses, and is supported by the New York State Governor’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development.
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Contributed by Lisabeth Chabot on 11/21/2014
Jana Waller, Clinical Instructor/Fieldwork Coordinator/Assistant Chair in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and Laura Kuo, Health Sciences Librarian, presented at the 2014 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, being held November 20-22, 2014, in Orlando, FL.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 11/21/2014
Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 11/20/2014
All members of the campus community are invited to attend the open interviews and presentation sessions by our finalists for the position of Case Manager. The Case Manager will work within the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life to enhance our Assisting Students At Risk Initiative. This program serves to identify, track, and intervene with students who are experiencing distress due to health, academic, and other related concerns.
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Contributed by Danette Johnson on 11/20/2014
In January, evaluation sessions will be held for student ICC portfolio submissions from the diversity (January 12-13), Ithaca Seminar (January 13-14), and social sciences (January 13-14) ICC requirements. Faculty interested in evaluating during these sessions should email email@example.com and indicate which session is of interest. Lunch and coffee are provided both days of each session and evaluators are paid a stipend of $500 for each two day session.
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Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 11/20/2014
Submitted on behalf of Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle, Search Committee Co-chairs.
As you know from previous reports of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs (VPEA) Search Committee, the final phase of our recruitment effort includes an invitation to select candidates for campus visits. We are excited that we will be welcoming four finalists to campus immediately after Thanksgiving break. The dates are: December 2-3, 4-5, 9-10 and 11-12. The finalists' visits will include two days of meetings with our campus community. The schedule for the first candidate is as follows:
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The Catholic Community will NOT be hosting Mass on Sunday November 23 at Muller Chapel. For anyone who is interested in going to Mass that will be on campus is welcome to attend Immaculate Conception Parish for Mass at 8:30AM & 10:30AM or at Cornell's Sage Chapel at 10:30 AM or 9:30 PM. The Catholic Community will be hosting Mass again on Sunday November 30 at 8:00PM. We hope to see you then. If you have any questions or concerns please email Dave at Dholmes@ithaca.edu.
Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 11/20/2014
Submitted by Wade Pickren, PhD
The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will be open starting Monday, December 1, 2014 and will close on Monday, March 2, 2015.
Students: Interested in participating?
Faculty: Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays. Starting Monday, December 1, the online submission form and information can be found on the Whalen Symposium website at http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/whalensymposium/.
The Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/20/2014
Faculty teaching ICC themes/perspectives courses during the 2015-16 academic year are invited to apply for collaborative mini-grants. The purpose of the grants is to support faculty in working on common assignments or other course-related experiences that would link students across their courses by interacting together in a meaningful way. Mini-grants may be awarded for either spring 2015 or summer 2015 development work.
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SAVE THE DATE: Dr. Katherine Beissner’s Retirement Reception Thursday, December 11th from 4-6pm in Clark Lounge.
Contributed by Kellie Mooney on 11/20/2014
Please join us to celebrate Dr. Katherine Beissner and her 28 + years of service to Ithaca College. Please stop by Clark Lounge on Thursday, December 11th from 4-6pm to wish her well.
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