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Take one simple step right now to make the most of your social security!  Register today for your personal My Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.

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The 38th annual Spring Induction Ceremony of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Ithaca College was held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Hockett Family Recital Hall. This year the chapter inducted Dianne Zamoiski, Admissions Operations Coordinator in the School of Music and 146 new student members from all five schools.

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Timothy Murray, PhD, Cornell University
Professor of Comparative Literature; Director of the Society of the Humanities
Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Gannett 319
A one-day convening of lectures and dialogues exploring the habitats of interdisciplinary screen studies

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The Cornell Savoyards have extended auditions for Princess Ida. To schedule an appointment, contact Karen Dumont at kwd3@cornell.edu by Friday, April 3.

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The first candidate for the Dean of the School of Business, Dr. Sean Reid,  will be on campus Tuesday March 31 and Wednesday April 1. 

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On April 16, 2015, the Office of Student Employment will be hosting a luncheon in Emerson Suites to thank Ithaca College’s outstanding student employees for their dedicated work. All current student employees will receive a personal invitation to come, and we encourage supervisors to attend with their student employees.

Here is where we need your help - Since it was such a huge success last year, we would like to again put together a video to be played during the event with pictures of your awesome students and/or any kind words of appreciation you would like to share with those students. Please email the information you would like included in the video to studentemployment@ithaca.edu before April 3rd.

 IC Hillel cordially invites you to choose from a variety of Seder options for the first night of Passover, Friday, April 3rd at 8 pm in Terrace Dining Hall.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is an educational community experience for first-year students with goals of easing student transitions, developing strong, active communities, and stimulating intellectual curiosity.

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Confused about how much food you should be eating? Registered Dietitian, Natalie Nicholas will be joining us from Longview to answer some of your portion distortion questions. Portion sizes have changed a lot in the last 20 years.  “Small fries” are replaced by “medium fries”, small lattes are now “tall” or “grande”. You can purchase 64 ounces of soda all at once.  While more food on the plate may seem great, portion sizes matter when it comes to our health and fitness.

Stop by the Portion Distortion table at Terraces Dining Hall and we’ll provide some answers! And, while you’re there, play the portion distortion game for a chance to win a Fitbit Flex!

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, April 1 - Don't be fooled by your blood pressure, get it checked!

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall). All faculty, staff, and students are welcome. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Congratulations to the current recipients:

  • Kaitlyn DeHority, Chemistry and BMO ’16
  • Colleen Feeney, Biology ‘16
  • Katrina Piemonte, Biochemistry ’16

 

 

The award is to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as: MCAT, DAT,  OAT, GRE.   Recipients must have a clear indication of career goals and reasons for pursuing those goals, as well has having a record of academic performance that is competitive for admission to the indicated graduate program.

 

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Posted on behalf of Deb Harper, Director, Center for Counseling Health, and Wellness

As the spring semester draws to a close, students can become increasingly stressed by class assignments, finals, and other competing priorities. The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a resource that can help.

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 The Ithaca College Catholic Community would like to invite everyone to our special Palm Sunday Mass this Sunday March 29. We will be holding our services at our normal 1PM and 8PM times in Muller Chapel. All are welcome!

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Jonathan Ablard, Associate Professor/History and Latin American Studies Coordinator
Christopher House, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

Moderated by Wade Pickren, Director, and Judith Ross-Bernstein, Assistant Director
Center for Faculty Excellence

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost

Please join me on Thursday, April 2, 2015 for the third Faculty Colloquium for the spring semester.

Carol McAmis, Professor/voice, M.M., B.M., GCFP, has been a member of the IC voice faculty since 1979.  In addition to teaching singers interested in musical styles ranging from opera and musical theatre to jazz to world music to pop; she also teaches vocal pedagogy and Awareness Through Movement® based on the somatic education method developed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais.

Her interest in the living body as a musical instrument has led to a focus on creating simple and unique methods of teaching the art of singing that can be used by vocalists of all ages who sing in many different musical styles.

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Bill Chapin Memorial Fund

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Come and hear Dr. Johnson speak about research and the Ithaca experience with a presentation titled:  “Undergraduate Research as a Signature Experience for Students” on Thursday, April 9 at 8:45 am in Emerson A, Campus Center.

Show your support for your classmates, fellow students, and colleagues who represent the Martin Luther King and Park Scholars programs, as well as over 280+ sessions of presentations, including 7 musical and theatre performances, and over 50+ student poster presentations by attending from 9:25 AM – 3:50 PM in the Campus Center.  The noon-hour session will feature finalist presentations for the Whalen Symposium Awards.  There will also be a closing session, featuring the awards ceremony which will begin at 3:50 pm.

To view the complete schedule, go to the Whalen Symposium website.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Co-sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence and Office of International Programs.

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Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories.  Direct Course Enhancement and Diversity/International Projects.  Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by April 15.  Guidelines and application forms may be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.

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