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Enjoy an evening out with your children at the IC Family Carnival! The fitness center at Ithaca College will transform into a child’s play land with inflated bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, and balloon animals. You will want to stick around for the live entertainment, raffle, and snacks for sale.

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Come to Food Lab at Terrace Dining Hall on April 22nd at 2:30PM!

Space is limited, so please REGISTER HERE!

Students will learn about the "farm to fork" local food process and why is it a more sustainable alternative to traditional, mass-produced and "factory farmed" meat. Guest speaker, Dan Purdy, from local vendor, Purdy and Sons, will present about how produce the sustainable, ethical and high quality products they offer Ithaca College Dining Services. Dining Services’ Executive Chef, JJ Molina, will demonstrate how porchetta is made and those in attendance will enjoy a delicious snack!

Can't make it to the event? No problem! Dan Purdy will be at Food Lab during lunch to answer any questions that you have!

 

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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The annual Recognition of Service celebration is a presidential event honoring Ithaca College's dedicated faculty, staff, and administrators who have completed 10 to 50+ years of service at the College, with individual recognition taking place in five-year intervals.

This year's event will be held on Thursday, May 1, in the Emerson Suites and will honor employees with have anniversary dates of hire that fall between June 1, 2013, and May 31, 2014.  Employees who have retired or will retire during the 2013-2014 fiscal year will be especially honored at the celebration.

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On April 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Textor 101, we will be viewing and discussing the last part of the Race: The Power of an Illusion.

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Attention faculty, staff, and students: Do you play mandolin, bazouki, guitar, fiddle, flute, whistle, recorder, banjo, drum, bass, dulcimer, harmonica, or accordion, even just a little bit? Come join us on Friday afternoon for some fun folk. 4-6, near the Fish Bowl. 

Fans of traditional music, bring a book or a friend and come hang out in the IC pub to listen. 


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 Staff Council will be meeting on Thursday April 17th from 2-3:30pm in Taughannock Falls Room.

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Teatro will present a bilingual staged reading of La historia de nuestras vidas/The Story of Our Lives 

en homenaje a todos los indocumentados que viven día a día en los Estados Unidos, temiendo a la migra...

in honor of all whom are undocumented and live day-to-day in the United States, fearing deportation...

The performance will be followed by a discussion with Professor Donathan L.  Brown of the Department of Communication Studies.


Assistant Professor Donathan Brown has recently co-authored a book with Syracuse University professor Amardo Rodriguez, titled When Race and Policy Collide: Contemporary Immigration Debates 

Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Latin American Studies Program 

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The School of Business is proud to host the Third Annual Susatinability Case Competition, Wednesday, April 16, at 4 p.m. in Business 301.

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On Thursday, April 17, from Noon – 1 p.m., the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise is proud to host the Annual Sustainability in Action Student-Faculty colloquium.

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On Tuesday, April 29, at 7pm in Textor Hall Room 101, Lorena Aguilar, internationally renowned expert on the intersection between gender and sustainable development, will present "Gender and Climate Change: Untold Stories from the Field."  This event is free and open to the public.

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Wednesday, April 30. 2014, 2:00- 3:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Presenters: Lis Chabot, College Librarian; Paula Turkon, Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies and Science; Mary Jo Watts, Instructional Technology Specialist, Technology and Instructional Support Services

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Thursday, April 17, 2014, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Service-learning educational opportunities allow students to work with a community-based individual, group, or organization in a collaboration that also benefits the community partner. Core components of service learning courses include 1) integration of academic and disciplinary skills and knowledge with experience in real-world environments; 2) consistent faculty mentoring; and 3) opportunities for reflection.

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In the summer of 2002, Katharine Kittredge was doing research in the Hampshire Record Office (Winchester, UK) when she stumbled upon a profoundly moving document: an 1807 journal describing the life and sudden death of a young child.  Intrigued, she embarked on a quest to learn more about the journal’s author, the Anglo-Irish diarist Melesina Trench (1768-1827).

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Professor Jennifer Spitzer will be giving a talk entitled "Something Borrowed, Something New": Rebecca West’s “Derivative” Modernism" on Thursday, April 17, 5:30-6:30, in Business 103. 

The lecture is sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and is free and open to the public.

Jennifer Spitzer is Assistant Professor of English at Ithaca College, where she teaches on late 19th-and 20th-century literature, transatlantic modernism and gender and sexuality. She has published on Oscar Wilde in Oscholars and on D.H. Lawrence and Freud in Modernism/modernity. Her current book project, Defending the Soul: British Modernism and the Resistance to Psychoanalysis, explores the discursive rivalries between modernism and psychoanalysis during the first half of the twentieth century in Britain.

Please visit the Events Calendar post.

 

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The Sustainability Café on Monday, April 7th will feature Dr. Nancy Jacobson, speaking about her work “Teaching Climate Change to Freshman Non-majors. The Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM, in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar. The Spring 2014 Sustainability Café/Environmental Seminar series is focused on the concept of Campus Sustainability: Hiding in Plain Sight. 

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The Shared Governance Research Task Force is sponsoring an Open Forum with the intention of soliciting faculty members' thoughts, suggestions, concerns and opinions regarding what works in our current governance structure, and what we would like to see changed. The goal of the Task Force, which is comprised of equal numbers of faculty and administrators, is to develop a series of governance scenarios for discussion, adaptation. selection and eventual adoption. All suggestions at the roundtable discussions will be noted for further exploration. An anonymous drop box will also be available.

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