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Patricia Zimmermann and Dale Hudson were invited by the prominent new media group <empyre> to moderate a month of discussions exploring themes in their  new book, Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places

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As first posted on Intercom on 2/8, the U-Lot (Campus Center lot) will be serving as reserved parking for events associated with the Board of Trustees Meetings on February 10 and 11, and therefore will be closed for general use.  The lot will re-open for normal usage at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.  Individuals seeking handicapped parking can continue to access U-Lot handicapped spaces by speaking with the lot attendant.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding of this lot closure.  

On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the Emerson Suites, students are invited to participate in a Master Class conducted by one of the great minds of our time, Dr. Derald Wing Sue. acclaimed author of Microaggressions in Everyday Life, Dr. Derald Wing Sue will share his current and past research on the topics of Race, Culture and Microaggressions.  This event is hosted by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

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Nominations are open for student or faculty membership in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Sigma Xi is a national honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected to the society because of their research achievements or potential. The Paulen A. Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1965.

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Nominations are open for student or faculty membership in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Sigma Xi is a national honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected to the society because of their research achievements or potential. The Paulen A. Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1965.

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Bigoted comments, jokes, negative assumptions and stereotypes are challenging because they can provoke our emotions and make us reactive, scared, confused, uncertain, judgmental, and less able to access our intelligence and good thinking.

 

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Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency.

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Hannah Hjerpe-Schroeder, an Ithaca College alumna (English '11), has accepted an offer of admission to the Ph.D. program in English Literature at Emory University.  She will begin her course of study in August of this year.

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Jennifer Spitzer, Assistant Professor of English, will present a free public lecture at the Kitchen Theatre tonight (Wednesday, February 10), at 6:45pm.  Her lecture is entitled "The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up:  J.M. Barrie and the Fictions of Arrested Development."

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Faculty Council will hold its faculty-only Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, February 16  at 12:05 - 1:00 PM in Textor 102. No minutes will be taken, no reporters will be present. This meeting is intended to be an open forum for faculty from all of the schools to share thoughts and ideas of mutual concern and interest. Administrators holding faculty appointments are requested to refrain from attending.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Peter Rothbart at rothbart@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1497. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

When: Thursday 2/11/16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 Where: A&E Center VIP Room

Who: All Ithaca College staff members who are willing to listen openly, respect differing opinions, and to engage in discussion while sharing ideas and constructive feedback are encouraged to attend.

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PLEASE MAKE MY GLOCK PINK, PURPLE, OR TIFFANY BLUE: What the Nineties Teach Us About the NRA, Combative Politics, and the Women Who Engage 

Thursday, February 11, 6 p.m.

Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College

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Chris Sperry of Ithaca College’s media literacy organization, Project Look Sharp, recently authored an article titled “Constructivist Media Decoding in the Social Studies: Leveraging the New Standards for Educational Change.”

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Are you or do you know of any New York resident graduate student pursuing a graduate or professional degree at IC in a STEM major or have an interest in a STEM career or field leading to professional licensure during or after graduate/professional school?

 

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The 2016 Campus Life Award Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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New at Educational Technology Day in 2016 are the “Lightning Round Presentations.” In this 50 minute session there are 8 - 9 speakers who each share their technology projects in only 5 minutes.  We are inviting faculty and/or students to participate on March 24 in the block from 1:10 - 2:00 pm.  Topics can be related to educational technology or technology applications in your disciplines. 

Please email Marilyn Dispensa (mdispensa@ithaca.edu) if you are interested in participating.

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 Are you an Ithaca College faculty member who has found an innovative way to use technology in the classroom? Are you a staff member involved in a campus wide initiative using technology to enhance the workplace? Are you a student organization developing or applying technology? If so, you are invited to participate in the Ed Tech Day College Showcase.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is planning major network maintenance for late evening Saturday, February 20th into mid-day Sunday, February 21st. The maintenance is required to replace aging components of our network infrastructure.

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 The Catholic Community will be holding four Ash Wednesday services at Muller Chapel. We will have Mass at 8:10 AM and 5:10 PM as well as Liturgy of the Word services at 12:10PM and 3:10PM. Distribution of ashes will be at all four services. All are welcome!

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The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Faculty Development Committee seek nominations for Ithaca College’s annual Faculty Excellence Awards. We will offer five $1,500 awards.

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