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"Fresh" is the word this year at our annual Food Frenzy event! Located in Emerson Suites from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. A $3.00 donation gets you into the door and opens up a World of Food presented by our vendors. All proceeds go to The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, where only $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!

 

 

 

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Please join the Office of Career Services in congratulating Kristin LiBritz ’98, Assistant Director for Alumni & Employer Relations in the Office of Career Services, as she has accepted a position at Cornell University.  Kristin will be the Director of Career Management for the School of Hotel Administration and her last day at Ithaca College will be on November 14th.

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On Thursday November 6th from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST, Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp’s Director of Curriculum and Staff Development will be conducting a free webinar event about the Middle East through Media Literacy. 

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The theme for the 2015 MLK Day is "Whose Dream Is It Anyway?" 

MLK Day 2015 will be held on Monday, January 19.

Workshops are sought to fill two educational workshop sessions held from 10 - 11:30 am and again from 2 - 3:30 pm.

 

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Come to EcoFest 2014 and learn to live sustainably on campus, at home, in your apartment, and on the road!  EcoFest 2014 is next Friday, November 7, in Emerson Suites. 

 

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Friday, November 21, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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ITS has gotten several reports from Outlook users who have received one or more email messages indicating "Your meeting was found to be out of date and has been automatically updated". We believe this is somehow related to Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), though not all iOS users are reporting the problem.

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Contributed on behalf of:
Wade Pickren, PhD, Director, Sponsored Research
Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Sponsored Research will be presenting the following workshops:

Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4

Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – noon – 2pm – CFE – Gannett 316

Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants

Interactive Session on transforming your research ideas into fundable grants

• Overview of Federal/State and private funding sources. 

• Grants procedures at IC, including budget development and compliance with financial accounting rules.

• Demonstrations on how to search for grant funding opportunities using database tools such as: Foundation Center, SPIN, Grant Advisor, etc.

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 This time of the semester is often a period of high stress with heavy demands on everyone’s time and mental health. 

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On Thursday, October 30th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, the On the Verge play-reading series will present a reading of Michael Frayn's 1998 play, COPENHAGEN, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the C.P. Snow lecture series at Ithaca College. COPENHAGEN, a brilliant and elegant brain-teaser of a play, concerns the controversial meeting between the physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg in occupied Denmark in 1941.

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St. John Fisher College is hosting Wake County School District from Raleigh, NC for on-campus interviews on November 13 and 14, and IC students and alumni are invited to participate! They are interested candidates from all certification areas and those who will be certified by Fall 2015. For a list of current openings, visit www.wcpss.net.

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Or one you've never taught before?

OES will accept summer course proposals until November 1.

Visit the For Faculty site for more information about the proposal process and summer session policies.

Or contact Jen Wofford (4-3529) for more information.

Summer session course proposals must be approved by your department chair and/or dean's office.

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The Ithaca College Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to invite you to join Rhoda Meador, director of the Gerontology Institute, for a free webinar entitled “Life Planning: Mapping a Successful Life Course”.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. (EDT)

Registration is not required: ithaca.adobeconnect.com/lifeplanning/.

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FOOD FRENZY! TOMORROW, October 30 at 11:30am to 2:00pm  Emerson Suites 

"Fresh" is the word this year at our annual Food Frenzy event! Located in Emerson Suites from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. A $3.00 donation gets you into the door and opens up a World of Food presented by our vendors. All proceeds go to The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, where only $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!

 

 

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Join MathWorks engineers as they provide insight into the latest features of the MATLAB and Simulink product families.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 >>REGISTER www.mathworks.com/seminars/Ithaca2014

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Peter Melcher (Biology) presented, "Embolism Refilling under negative water potentials – Fact or Fiction?" at the University of Vermont, James Marvin Memorial Seminar Series on 10/23/14.  See link for details. http://www.uvm.edu/~plantbio/marvin.php

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As announced in a previous Intercom article, ITS has entered into a licensing agreement with Adobe. Ithaca College's Adobe Campus Agreement provides our campus community with access to Adobe professional applications for both institutional and personal use.

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Ruth Irupé Sanabria will be giving a reading at Ithaca College!  

Monday, November 3rd at 5:30pm

Textor 103. 

Irupé Sanabria's work is a powerful testament to her bilingualism and biculturalism. Along with capturing her unique experience as a young Latina in the U.S., her poetry is testimony to her experience as a daughter of political prisoners in Argentina and the experience of forced exile to the United States.

 Ruth Irupé Sanabria is the recent winner of the Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize and her work, When the Strange House Testifies (Bilingual Press)was named 2nd best Latino book of poetry of the year in 2010.

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ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications 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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IC Beatbox, a new student organization, is looking for an official adviser. Our mission is to teach the Ithaca College community the art of beatboxing.  Beatboxing is making percussion noises using only the mouth and throat muscles. If you’re interested, or have any further questions about the club itself, contact Casey Lederman at clederm1@ithaca.edu.

 

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