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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; the next few week’s are listed below. Be sure to catch a show in our newly renovated Ford Hall, too!

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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Do you commit random acts of kindness? Volunteer? Are you in a club that does good things? Do you help others through your work?

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The Office of the Provost and Center for Faculty Excellence are pleased to co-sponsor a series of informal gatherings for faculty to talk about courses they are teaching in each of the six ICC themes. Participants should come prepared to talk for 2 minutes about what they are doing to address the theme and also to hear how their colleagues are integrating the theme into courses. We anticipate mutual learning among faculty members that will enrich every ICC course. Faculty who aren’t yet teaching in a particular theme are also welcome to attend and gain insight into possibilities for their own courses. We encourage you to drop in for a few minutes before or after class or stay the entire time as your schedule allows. Refreshments will be provided. 

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Friday, September 26, 2014
11:00-1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
12:10-1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 (Register here) (Registration is encouraged, but not required.)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Repeated on:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (Register here) (Registration is encouraged, but not required.)
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Clark Lounge
Mary Deane Sorcinelli and Becky Wai-Ling Packard, Mount Holyoke College

Schedule
8.45-9.15 AM, Coffee, Croissants, and Conversation about Mentoring
9.15-10.45 AM, Mary Deane Sorcinelli and Becky Packard, Developing a Network Mentoring Program
11.00-11.50 AM, Two concurrent sessions: Early Career/Post-Tenure  (both in Clark Lounge)

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
12:10 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. (lunch provided)
HR Conference Room, Garden Level of Peggy Ryan Williams Center

Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.

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Students interested in a semester-long internship and academic experience in Washington, D.C. are invited to attend the IC in DC information session on Thursday, September 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Job 312.

Representatives from the Cornell in Washington program will be available to answer questions. Interested students and their academic advisors are encouraged to attend.

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Andrew Utterson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, delivered an invited address at the British Film Institute (BFI)’s annual conference in London, U.K. In a lecture and workshop entitled “Early Cinema: Learning to Love the Past,” delivered to an audience of film educators, he placed his academic research on film history and digital culture within a broader pedagogical context of how best to teach the films of the past to the students of today.

Ithaca College Theatre will present “The Good Person of Setzuan,” written by Bertolt Brecht and adapted by Tony Kushner. Performances will run in the Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center on Oct. 1, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10 and 11 at 8 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinee performances on Oct. 5 and 11. Don't miss the first show of the 2014-15 season!

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, September 24th.

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Gary Sforzo, Miranda Kaye, Frank Micale, and Sarah Simunovich presented “The Effects of Health and Wellness Coaching on Health Status When Added to an Employee Wellness Program” on September 12 in Boston MA at the Harvard-sponsored Institute of Coaching annual meeting.  

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Join us from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites on September 30th!

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Faculty, please encourage your students to attend this great opportunity to learn about graduate school.

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The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies is accepting applications for the Spring 2015 Outdoor Adventure Leadership (OAL) Immersion Semester Program (ISP). 

The ISP is an intensive semester-long study away program for outdoor leadership and skill development that employs adventure pursuits (i.e. backpacking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting) to consider topics ranging from wilderness philosophy to wilderness ethics, wilderness leadership to risk management, and wilderness literature to wilderness medicine.

The ISP is open to all majors and minors featuring six courses (18 credits-listed below) and experiential learning opportunities emphasizing leadership, judgment, decision-making, and communication.

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The 13th annual Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) for Ithaca College students will be held on October 31 to November 2, 2014. This two and a half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationship to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group. There will also be an opportunity to connect in smaller, informal groups. 

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Want to come play (or learn to play) contra music? Come to Fish Bowl, the open contra music group that meets on Friday afternoons in the Campus Center, near or inside the Fish Bowl (the glass-walled room near the coffee shop). On nice days, we'll be outdoors on the patio. 

 

 

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Join us for a fun and easy 30 minute walk/jog/run/roll around campus!

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A handful of ordinary folks -- teachers, students, and young parents among them -- heartsick at the escalating war despite mounting popular resistance to it, alarmed that government surveillance was spiraling out of control, having tried all sorts of peaceful protest and seeing no other way to effect change, decided to break into an FBI office.

Their hope: to expose the bureau's political spying by collecting actual records, thereby allowing the U.S. public to see and judge for themselves.

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