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 Join us this Friday, January 30th for Faculty/Staff Family night as Ithaca College basketball teams take on Utica College.

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If you are between the ages of 18 and 25 and received services for mental health or substance abuse challenges while an adolescent living with family at home, we want to hear your experiences and your point of view on these topics.

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Applying to the RA, SLC, OL, PCA, President's Host or other leadership position on campus? Make sure your resume makes the right kind of first impression! In this session you'll learn how to reflect the experiences and skills you have in relation to the leadership position, in addition to other important resume essentials.

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Congratulations to Dr. Orlando-Marquez Kittrell, State Grants Administrator/Manager of the Office of State Grants at Ithaca College.  Dr. Kittrell has been awarded full membership in the STEM Education Coalition based in Washington, D.C., and will represent Ithaca College on the Coalition's Leadership Council. 

Dr. Kittrell joins a select group of educators and decision-makers who work together to inform federal and state policymakers on the critical need, goals, and global benefits for improving of STEM education at every level.  As a member of the Coalition, the Ithaca College Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) Program recently lent its support 

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Please join us for the Physics Spring Seminar Series as Matthew Price, Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy, gives a talk on The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics:

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 to:

Isamu Akasaki, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan
Hiroshi Amano, Nagoya University, Japan
and Shuji Nakamura, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
“for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources"

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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; highlights across the next week are listed below. 

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

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The first installment of the 2015 HPPE Speaker Series will feature Luvelle Brown, Ph.D., Superintendent of Ithaca City Schools. Dr. Brown will present a speech entitled "Engage, Educate, Empower: A Strategic Approach to Meeting the Needs of All Learners" on Monday, February 2 at 6 p.m. in Hill Center 104. 

The 2015 HPPE speaker series is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. This year's topic is "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century."

For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit the calendar listing found here.

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Faculty Council will hold its next Town Hall meeting in Textor 102 on Tuesday, January 27 at 12:10 PM.  All faculty are invited to attend and participate. Any topic of concern or interest to faculty may be raised. No media will be present and faculty holding administrative appointments and staff 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.

Does your organization need an iPhone app developed?  Students in the Computer Science course "Software Engineering" (COMP 34500) will be providing free iPhone app development for Ithaca College organizations this spring.

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February is American Heart Month, a time to learn about your risks for heart disease and staying “heart healthy.” To celebrate, we will be hosting a Heart Health Trivia Challenge on the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page beginning on February 2nd. You do not have to be a member of Mind, Body, Me to participate!

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If you were inducted as a member of Phi Kappa Phi at another institution, we want to know! There is an active chapter at Ithaca College and we would like to include you on updates and announcements regarding several important events taking place throughout the year.

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Come practice your French in a casual and friendly atmosphere at the weekly French conversation group!  French speakers of all levels are welcome. 

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The Campus Life 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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IC faculty and staff and their families are cordially invited to a pool party in the Athletics and Events Center on the afternoon of Saturday, February 7. Hosted by the Ithaca College Alumni Association, the event is open to local alumni, parents, and other members of the IC community.

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Join this unique, three week study abroad program and volunteer at festivals such as the Galway International Arts Festival. Watch the video here !!

To learn more, come to the information session, Wednesday, January 28th at 7pm in PARK 223. 

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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.  There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.

 

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Members of the Ithaca College Habitat for Humanity and the varsity rowing team will join up to raise funds with the annual "Row for Humanity."  A row-a-thon will take place this Friday, January 30, from 8:15 am until 5:30 pm in the North Foyer of the Campus Center.  Participating members will be rowing on ergometers throughout the day to raise awareness and money for Habitat builds and the Crew activities.

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Contributed by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research/IACUC Chair

All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving live vertebrate animals for research and/or teaching must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of all activities that have a direct impact on the well-being of animals.

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Did you know CAPS now has a Facebook Page? Want to learn more about CAPS Group offerings for spring, 2015? Do you know about Seasonal Affective Disorder? Did you know that it's super common AND there are things you can start doing today to help manage it? Check it all out in the Winter, 2015 CAPS Cares Newsletter!

Download Newsletter Here (pdf)

The scheduling office within Campus Center and Event Services is currently experiencing a high volume of room requests and will be extending our response time from 1-2 days to 3-5 days for all non-urgent requests.

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