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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.  

Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost

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.

 

Dancing is a way you can stay active at any age, shape or size! 

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Have you ever wished you could try out many new books, DVD’s, and exercise equipment catered towards achieving a healthy lifestyle without the burden of cost?  

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Dr. Chandra Talpade Mohanty is Distinguished Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Syracuse University.  There will be light refreshments served before her talk.  

Hurry, there's still time to take the What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge —and be entered to win a tablet computer! Take the challenge now since it ends at the end of the day today!

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Want to get spring break ready? Register now for Monday, March 2nd in North Foyer: http://bit.ly/inchathon

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As National Eating Disorders Awareness Week comes to a close, it’s important to understand the true nature of eating disorders. Maybe you had no idea that you can’t always tell by looking that someone is in the throes of an eating disorder, or that for some, innocently beginning a diet can lead to a full-blown eating disorder. They are serious illnesses and not a phase or a lifestyle choice.

When someone has an eating disorder, it is vital to seek help. Because of the complex nature of the illness, a comprehensive treatment team which includes medical, nutritional, and psychological therapies is recommended. The earlier treatment begins, the better chance there is for a full recovery.

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Today, the TLC will be providing an online workshop for Microsoft OneNote, a digital note taking application.

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