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Contributed by Matt Morgan on 03/30/2015
Students in the therapeutic recreation program at Ithaca College recently helped raise more than $1000 to benefit Special Olympics New York.
The students, as part of a marketing assignment, organized a variety of fundraisers and involved the local community and individuals in making donations and sponsoring the class to take the Polar Plunge. The event took place in the frigid waters of Cayuga Lake Saturday, March 21 and more than 600 people took a dip to raise money for Special Olympics New York.
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Contributed by Patricia Rodriguez on 03/30/2015
Barbara Ransby, scholar, author and longtime political activist, is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Chicago and Director of the campus wide Social Justice Initiative. Barbara Ransby is the author of Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision.
Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 4:30 p.m.
"Are you a Biographer or a Historian?": Radical Life Narrative Changing 20th Century Historiography"
Phil Lewis Auditorium
Tuesday, April 7 @ 4:30 p.m.
"Can History Change the Future? The Struggle Over Public History and the Uses of Memory"
Phil Lewis Auditorium
Wednesday, April 8, Africana Center @ 4:30 p.m.
“Conversations: 'Black Lives Matter', Past and Present: Ella Baker's Legacy and the Implications for 21st Activism”
~Join Barbara for an open and informal campus and Ithaca community conversation
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Contributed by Kellie Mooney on 03/30/2015
Are you interested in learning about pelvic floor exercises?
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Contributed by Teresa Moore on 03/30/2015
The New York Upsilon chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon inducted new student and faculty members on March 25. Dr. Timothy Johnson, Professor of Music Theory, was the keynote speaker at the Induction Ceremony.
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Contributed by Deborah Wuest on 03/30/2015
HLTH 22700 Stress: Its Nature & Management will be offered online during the May intersession, May 12th-22nd. Attributes - ICC Social Science, Liberal Arts, Theme - Mind, Body, & Spirit
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Caring Across Generations -- Dr. Grace Yoo will talk about her new book at the Handwerker Gallery on April 9th from 4-5:30pm
Contributed by Sue-Je Gage on 03/30/2015
Dr. Grace J. Yoo is Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University. She is a community-based scholar, researcher and teacher devoted to teaching and understanding the social and health issues impacting Asian Americans.
Dr. Yoo will talk about her latest book, Caring Across Generations (2015). Caring across Generations examines the intersections of structure, culture, class, immigration, and aging and how they impact relations between children of immigrant and their parents over a life-time.
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Contributed by Michael Twomey on 03/30/2015
On March 24, Michael Twomey (English; Dana Professor of Humanities and Arts), presented an invited lecture at Columbia University in New York to the combined programs of Religion and Writing and Medieval Studies.
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Contributed by Derrick Fox on 03/30/2015
Dr. Derrick Fox, Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education and Conducting, will be the baritone soloist for the Columbia Chorale's performance of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana in Columbia, Missouri.
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IC Hillel invites all members of the community, young and old, students and staff, Jewish and non-Jewish to attend our First Night Passover Seder on Friday, April 3rd at 8 pm in Terrace Dining Hall.
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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 03/30/2015
Please join us as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their research:
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 03/29/2015
The thirteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 24. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 03/29/2015
ITS is implementing a new Macintosh workstation management tool called Casper which will help ITS manage all college-owned Macs more efficiently. Casper is similar to the workstation management tools that have been in place for many years on campus Windows computers. Casper will be implemented in multiple stages:
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 03/29/2015
The Wi-Fi rebuild in the Center for Health Sciences and Campus Center was recently completed. Our testing shows that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like affirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in these buildings. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form:
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War,Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective will be offered online during Summer Session II beginning on June 29- July 31.
Attributes: (ICC) - Humanities, Liberal Arts, - Social Sciences,
Themes: Power and Justice AND Quest Sustainable Future
Course description: An investigation of the cost -- human and economic -- of organized violence, including genocide, and the efforts being made to ameliorate or eliminate the devastation. Particular emphasis is placed on the role that can be played by health care professionals who believe that war may be a preventable phenomenon that can be eradicated by traditional public health methods that have triumphed over other major health problems in the past. 3 credits
For more information, contact Stewart Auyash at firstname.lastname@example.org or 274-1312
Professor Danette Ifert Johnson, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Academic Programs, Has Been Selected as the Keynote Speaker at the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium on April 9
Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 03/29/2015
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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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 03/27/2015
If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 03/27/2015
Actor and philanthropist Geena Davis will serve as this year’s Park Distinguished Visitor. One of Hollywood’s most respected actors, Davis will speak on “Gender Equality in The Modern Media” on March 31 at 8 p.m. in Ford Hall, Whalen School of Music. The lecture is free and open to the public.
NOTE: Limited seating is available. The event will also be live streamed in Textor 102 and online at: http://www.livestream.com/parkmedianetwork. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before the event. Students enrolled in the Media for Social Responsibility course will be seated ahead of time, as this lecture is part of their course hours.
Davis broke ground in her portrayal of the first female President of the United States in ABC’s hit show Commander in Chief, earning the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama. She currently plays Dr. Nicole Herman on Grey's Anatomy.
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