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Park Productions was recently awarded a BEA “Best of Festival” King Foundation Award in the Student Documentary Competition.  Park Productions’ film, Water in the Cloud Forest, was among the 17 out of 1,300 student and faculty submissions chosen to receive a “Best of Festival” award.  Previously Water in the Cloud Forest won first place from The Smithsonian in Motion video contest in the natural world category.   

 

 

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Dr. Mary Lourdes Silva would like your participation to complete a 20-30 minute open-ended interview on the ICC e-portfolio requirement. 

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The third installment of the 2015 HPPE Speaker Series features Mark C. Coleman, President of Convergence Mitigation Management. Coleman will present a speech entitled "Teaching Leadership and Success in Sustainability: The Power of Personal Will, Trust and Accountability" on Thursday, March 5 at 6 p.m. in Hill Center 104. 

The 2015 HPPE speaker series is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. This year's topic is "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century."

For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit the calendar listing found here.

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The Women’s Swimming and Diving Team will be offering private swimming and diving lessons again this spring. We invite all different ages and skill abilities to participate. A member of the team will teach participants in either a private lesson or in a group of two. Each session is 45 minutes long with your convenient choice of time slot: 9:30-10:15am or 10:30am-11:15 am.  We will try to accommodate your requests the best that we can.

Whether you or your child wants to enjoy the pool for the first time, they need work on refining their strokes and turns, or if you’re training for a triathlon, the swim team is here to help!

The dates are:

March 28

April 11

April 18

April 25

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The Office of Human Resources is pleased to partner with TIAA-CREF to offer "Equally Prepared: Financial Planning for the LGBT Community" on Wednesday, March 11 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

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Are you interested in studying abroad? IES Abroad is one of Ithaca College's affiliated study abroad providers.  An IES representative will be on campus next Tuesday, March 3, 12:10-1:00, in Textor 101 to meet with students and provide further information about the IES study abroad options. A free pizza lunch will be provided!  

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next week are listed below. 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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We Need Your Help!  Help our Students Have a Great Commencement Weekend!

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Sign up on HOMER for a 1 credit FLEFF mini course. Courses start March 16th (Block II).  Students in each of these courses attend films and participate in events offered by the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. FLEFF is sponsored by Ithaca College. More info about the Festival is available at https://www.ithaca.edu/fleff/ The festival runs from April 6-12, 2015. Course descriptions are below.

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On February 26, 2015, our Ithaca College community came together like never before in a one-day effort to generate support for our students and our college. On behalf of the Division of Institutional Advancement, I want to thank you for making our first-ever IC Giving Day such a tremendous success!

This was a historic moment for IC. We ended the 24-hour period with 2,306 gifts representing $735,249. The college also set a new record for most gifts received in a single day.

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Associate Professor Cory Brown, Writing Department, has published a personal essay in the nonfiction and art magazine South Loop Review, out of Columbia College Chicago. The essay, entitled "Compliance," also won finalist in Missouri Review's 2013 essay competition and will appear later this year in the local literary magazine States of Mind. The essay is about his sister's death. 

 

The Women's and Gender Studies Program presents a lecture by Dr. Chandra Talpade Mohanty titled Feminism Matters: Cultivating a Passion for Gender Justice.  March 3, 2015 in Business 111, 6-8 pm.  Light refreshments will be served before the talk.  

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Please join me on Thursday, March 5, 2015 for the second Faculty Colloquium for the spring semester.

Dr. Ellie Fitts Fulmer, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of education in her second year at IC.  She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Literacy and Social Studies, and supervises student teachers in elementary schools throughout the greater Ithaca area.  Dr. Fulmer’s recent scholarship includes The Race Comedy Project, which is currently enrolling participants for focus groups beginning in March. 

 

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Monday, March 2, 2015 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 10:00 - 10:50 a.m. (Register here)
All sessions will take place in the Klingenstein Lounge.
Patrick Green, EdD
Director, Center for Experiential Learning
Loyola University Chicago

EPortfolio pedagogy provides higher education institutions with the opportunity to embed integrative learning in and through the curriculum. Fostering evidence-based learning through critical reflection encourages transformative education. A model for ePortfolio integration will be highlighted. Strategies for utilizing ePortfolios to enhance teaching and learning and integrated course design will be shared. Sample student ePortfolios will demonstrate approaches to enhance student learning and foster engaged learning in the curriculum.

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost/Vice President for Educational Affairs

The Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs would like to invite all members of the campus community to an art exhibition by our very own Ithaca College students.

Please join us on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center.  A reception will be included as we hope to create a relaxed and informal environment to view the artwork.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Provost/VPEA office at (607) 274-7918 as much in advance of the event as possible.

 

 

 

Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, director of the Ithaca College program, Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) is headed to the White House on March 6, 2015. 

As Ithaca College’s representative on the STEM Coalition's Leadership Council, Dr. Kittrell will join STEM Leadership Council colleagues to meet with the Office of Management and Budget, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the Domestic Policy Council to provide feedback on the 2016 Fiscal Year Budget for STEM initiatives, and working with the White House on future STEM initiatives.

The STEM Education Coalition, located in Washington, D.C., works aggressively to raise awareness in Congress, the Administration, and other organizations about the critical role that STEM education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace of the 21st century.

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Join us on Thursday, March 5, at 12:05 p.m. in Business 111, as Kimberly Zeoli '89 shares her career story and lessons learned along the way. 

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
With Sheri Englund of Englund Literary Services

If you will be spending this summer preparing a book manuscript, it’s not too soon to think about approaching publishers. Is your manuscript ready? How can you create and narrow a list of suitable presses? And what will you need to do to introduce acquisitions editors to your manuscript—and seize their interest?

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Donathan Brown, assistant professor in Communication Studies and former H&S Diversity Fellow, has accepted a visiting professorship during the summer at the University of Maribor in Slovenia.  Funded by the Ministry of Education, the University of Maribor, and the European Commission, the appointment will be in cooperation with two departments:  English and American Studies.

 

Dr. Brown will give public talks and guest lectures in his role as visiting professor. These talks will focus on the role that race plays within American public policy,  particularly as pertains to African Americans and Latinos.  He will also engage with the University’s Faculty of the Arts and give a presentation focused specifically on material covered in his 2014 book, When Race and Policy Collide.

 

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