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Posted on behalf of President Rochon and Provost Petrosino
We are writing to the campus community to share important information involving our part-time and adjunct faculty.
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 04/17/2015
Come join a Weight Watchers Leader and your co-workers at our Weight Watchers Open House. Learn how you can lose weight without sacrificing the foods you love and change your relationship with food.
Plus, when you join Weight Watchers during an Open House* event, you can receive a Free Starter Kit** full of tools to help you get started.
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So graduation is in a few weeks and for some of you the thought of making career decisions and taking that next step is a bit scary. This is not a time to “freak out” but rather incorporate some very active steps associated with what the next phase of your life will bring. Join us for this workshop which will offer a no-nonsense approach to your job search and beyond.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 04/17/2015
Like any organization that deals with sensitive information, Ithaca College must be in compliance with a variety of security standards. To ensure this compliance, our security practices and policies are regularly reviewed by external auditors, and often result in recommended or mandated changes to our security practices. One such recommendation that the college as a whole has been asked to comply with is the enforcement of screen saver passwords on virtually all college-owned computers.
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Contributed by Bonita Ferguson on 04/17/2015
Catalog Description: Study of human development from infancy through adolescence, including cognitive and behavioral approaches to learning and fostering motivation in the context of school and other instructional situations. Attention given to the empirical attitude in relating theory and practice in various educational settings.
Course Goals and Purpose: Through lectures, hands-on activities, and discussions, this course focuses on basic research methods, the theory and application of behavioral, social and cognitive approaches to learning and fostering motivation in educational settings as well as the discussion of current issues in education. The purposes of this course are to help you understand and translate psychological principles into practice and to provide you with the competencies required for teacher accreditation.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 04/17/2015
Take advantage of the last two weeks of concerts offered this semester by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; some highlights are featured 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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Yo! Songs of the People: Music from the heart of Japan and the spirit of India. Featuring Yutaka Oyama on shamysen, Ty Burhoe on tabla, and Akihisa Kominato on shakuhache. Come celebrate our global community through music!
Contributed by Denise Nuttall on 04/17/2015
The Monday April 20th concert will be held at the Muller Chapel from 12:05 - 1:00 p.m. Come experience a blending of musical traditions which includes Indian tabla (drumming) Japanese shamysen (stringed instrument) and shakuhache (flute).
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Congratulations to Whalen Symposium Award Winners Alexandra Battaglia, Psychology Senior, and Laura Douthit, Jazz Studies Sophomore
Contributed by Bonita Ferguson on 04/17/2015
They are award winners for their research project sponsored by Dr. Nia Nunn Makepeace entitled, "Processing Transformative Discussion: White Students' Responses to Antiracist Work." Dr. Nia, Alexandra, and Laura also engaged the greater Ithaca area by presenting their research on WRFI community radio Monday, April 13.
Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/17/2015
Discover practical strategies for taking retirement income, tax advantages of various types of distributions, and see how to manage your retirement plan account for the long term.
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With the end of the year wrapping up and several events occurring all across campus, Campus Center & Event Services would like to remind you that requests for catering, A/V and Facilities must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to your event. If you have any questions about this, or where you may be able to get an alternative to the service needed, please call the office at (607) 274-3313 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Contributed by Barbara Terrell on 04/17/2015
The Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival is a project driven by students, faculty, and Ithaca community members.
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Contributed by Michael Smith on 04/17/2015
On Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00PM (Earth Day), The History Center in Tompkins County will present the work of Ithaca College environmental history students. With news of human-induced environmental change increasingly in the news, the latest installment of this history project offers insights into the historical relationship between people and the local environment.
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Contributed by Debbi DeWeese on 04/17/2015
Katharyn Howd Machan, Professor in the Writing Department, has been selected as the 2015 National Award Winner for City Works Journal in San Diego.
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Contributed by Matt Gorney on 04/17/2015
Smiddy Hall is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and April 24th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.
Once testing confirms successful network performance, the building will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status. This expected completion will mark the eleventh building to enter the new updated wireless environment at Ithaca College.
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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Hill Center has now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and is complete. Faculty, Staff and Students using that building should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.
The entire ITS 2015 Wi-Fi project team is excited that we are keeping an aggressive pace and look forward to the next nineteen buildings, as the largest wireless initiative in the school’s history moves along with success.
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Srijana Bajracharya presented paper at the 7th International Conference on Climate: Impacts and Reponses, in Vancouver, Canada
Contributed by Matt Morgan on 04/17/2015
Srijana Bajracharya, Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented a paper at the 7th International Conference on Climate: Impacts and Reponses, in Vancouver, Canada on April 11.
This paper described institutional commitment and initiatives to reduce carbon emission by promoting sustainability positive activities among campus community in order to combat climate change. It highlighted a course that was designed to fit in a newly designed campus wide Integrative Core Curriculum (ICC) Themes, “The Quest for a Sustainable Future & Power and Justice” and Perspectives “Social Sciences and Natural Sciences.” This liberal arts course on holistic health focuses on the environmental sustainability approaches with multi-disciplinary perspectives in order to promote overall wellness and quality of life.
Enjoy an evening out with your children at the IC Family Carnival! Inflated bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, and assorted activities stations will transform the fitness center into a children’s play land. You will want to stick around for the live entertainment, raffles, and snacks!
The event is on Friday, April 24th from 5:30 to 8 pm in the gyms on the lower level of the Fitness Center. Entry is $3 for kids, $5 for anyone over 18, and $16 for parties of 5 or more. Members of IC Student United Way organize and run the Family Carnival. All proceeds benefit the ICSUW's fall grant program, during which funds are allocated to organizations in the Ithaca community.
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