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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2016 Senior Class Gift Committee

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Five Ithaca College study abroad students' photos are currently finalists in the IES Abroad Fall 2014 Photo Contest! Go have a look at their photographs on Facebook, vote to support your fellow IC students, and have a glimpse at some amazing study abroad experiences!  The photo with the most likes in each of four categories will win $200.  Votes must be submitted by 1:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 6. The students whose photos are featured in the IES Fall 2014 Photo Contest include:

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We are pleased to announce our newest IC A Healthy Me Challenge - The Stop Light Challenge developed by Joseph D'Alessandro (Health Sciences Major, with a Nutrition Emphasis).

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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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Campus Center Dining Hall
Campus Center Dining Hall will be closed for the remainder of the day.

An additional update will be communicated later this afternoon regarding retail service hours for tonight.

Thank you.

 

Student Employees perform an invaluable service with enthusiasm, dedication and initiative.  Along with our annual celebration of appreciation for all our student employees, that will take place on April 16th, we will be honoring one student employee with an Ithaca College Student Employee of the Year Award. 

The Student Employment Office is still accepting nominations and will continue to do so until March 15, 2015. All nominations must be completed online and contain the required documentation to be considered complete and eligible for the committee to review.  The application form and instructions can be found on the student employment website and will be available until March 15, 2015. Nominate your student today!

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With the widespread power outage in central campus today, and the subsequent closure of affected buildings, Phillips Hall Post Office is closed for all business until further notice.

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When it comes to retirement planning, it’s never too early to start! The more you invest and the earlier you start planning increases the likelihood of a successful retirement. Not sure where to start? Start here: 

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Due to today’s campus power outages, the following dining locations and service hours are now in place:

Terrace Dining Hall
-- OPENS AT 9:30 a.m. for continental breakfast
-- LUNCH OPENS at 11:00a.m. and offers continuous service through dinner

Towers Dining Hall
--  Regular Hours

SubConnection / Towers Concourse
-- OPENS AT 9:30 a.m.

***The dining facilities noted below are closed until further notice***
Campus Center Dining Hall, Food Court, Sandella’s Cafe, Grand Central and the Library Café are all closed until further notice.

All other dining locations are operating on their normal schedules.
Additional updates will be communicated on intercom as they become available.

Thank you and we apologize for the inconvenience.

 

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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 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.

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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