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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) to all faculty, staff, and students. Click the link below to register for our upcoming workshop:

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The Women’s Swimming and Diving Team will be offering private swimming and diving lessons again this spring. We invite all different ages and skill abilities to participate. A member of the team will teach participants in either a private lesson or in a group of two. Each session is 45 minutes long with your convenient choice of time slot: 9:30-10:15am or 10:30am-11:15 am.  We will try to accommodate your requests the best that we can.

Whether you or your child wants to enjoy the pool for the first time, they need work on refining their strokes and turns, or if you’re training for a triathlon, the swim team is here to help!

The dates are:

March 28

April 11

April 18

April 25

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The National Science Foundation has granted an award to Ithaca College researchers Dr. Carole Dennis, Professor in Occupational Therapy, Dr. Sharon Stansfield, Associate Professor/Chair in Computer Science, Dr. Hélène Larin, Acting Associate Dean in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, Dr. Nancy Rader, Professor in Psychology, and Dr. Judith Pena-Shaff, Associate Professor/Chair in Psychology to investigate the effect of locomotor experience on the development of executive function in pre-crawling 5 to 7-month old infants.

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When you leave Ithaca Network Night will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn't what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd, and follow up steps to take afterward.

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After 3 years of service as the Assistant Director of the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute, Paula Davis will be leaving to start the next chapter of her life at Bowling Green State University where she will be the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.  Please join us in thanking Paula for her contributions and wishing her the very best as she leaves Ithaca College.  Paula’s last day on campus will be March 6, 2015.

Cornell Savoyards Musical Theatre will hold auditions for Princess Ida on March 15 and 19 at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 109 Oak Avenue, Ithaca (Collegetown).

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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.

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.

She received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as the offbeat dog trainer Muriel Pritchett in Lawrence Kasdan’s The Accidental Tourist.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 15 years.

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 Come explore different facets of your personal health and wellness at the first annual Women's Wellness fair on Wednesday, March 4th 11am-2pm in the North Foyer of Campus Center (right outside Emerson Suites).  Active minds, Health Center, August Moon, Planned Parenthood, Advocacy Center, and the Exercise Science Club will all be in attendance.  This event is part of the Women Leaders Series. Visit our website for information regarding other events happening through the month-long series! 

http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/osema/leadership/paygap/

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I am announcing a special meeting for the Ithaca College community – faculty, staff and students – to be held in Textor 102 on Thursday, March 5, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m. In an effort to reach the entire campus community, the meeting will also be webcast live.

The webcast site can be accessed at https://www.ithaca.edu/collegemeeting/livestream/. Faculty, students and staff can sign into the livestream with email and password.

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Wed. Mar. 4th @ 12-12:50pm, Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center

Come engage in art as therapy, relaxation, and self-awareness.

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It's Not Too Late - Attend as Your Schedule Permits! 

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
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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Help make this book drive a success by donating a new or gently used book. It's an easy way to make a big difference!

Collection bins have been placed around campus! Last day to donate will be on Friday, March 20th.

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We are observing Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month this March!

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The objective of the Awareness of Wellbeing for Employees (AWE) Center Survey is to provide resources to assist in you with making healthier decisions.

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NURSES’ HEALTH EDUCATION ABOUT LGBT ELDERS (HEALE) CULTURAL COMPETENCY CURRICULUM

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road in Ithaca

Presented by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute in partnership with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center and the Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services.

 

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“Gen Silent”

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Textor Hall, Room 102, Ithaca College

Free and open to the public. Discussion to follow.

Presented in partnership with the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services.

 

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Mary Ann Rishel, Prof Emeritus, Writing, has published an article 

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IC Alumnus and Tony-nominee Jeremy Jordan (’07 Musical Theatre) stars in the musical film "The Last Five Years," based on the musical play by Jason Robert Brown, directed by Richard LaGravenese. Appearing on ABC’s "Good Morning, America" on February 18th, 2015, the composer accompanied Jordan singing "Moving Too Fast" and as associate professor Norm Johnson put it, “They made it all look so easy.” While Jordan was an IC student, the Department of Theatre Arts produced Brown’s show, "Parade." The composer came to campus for a visit, worked with students, and played a few songs from his new “project,” which ended up being "The Last Five Years."

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From March 5-15, seniors Meghan Hellwitz, Alice Lainez, and Jacob Thorpe, will be participating in the Volunteer Tax & Loan Program (VTLP), sponsored by the Alaska Business Development Center.  They will be accompanied by Accounting Lecturer, Mary Bouchard.

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