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Is there a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) person in your life? Do you work with LGBT students? Does your curriculum include topics about LGBT youth, adults, or families? National Coming Out Day is October 11. Many resources are available to you, both on and off campus, to assist you in supporting LGBT people during this time and throughout the year.

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Ithaca College music professors Frank Gabriel Campos and Nicholas Walker were featured on American Public Media's Performance Today, America's most popular classical music radio program.

 

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. (bring your lunch)

Peggy Ryan Williams Center, Garden Level, Room 052

Presented by: The National Association of College and University Attorneys

Seating Limited!  Please RSVP to pgarin@ithaca.edu

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Come and attend three workshops in two hours on Friday, October 10.

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We need the college community’s input to help create a vision for the future.

All students, staff and faculty are invited to attend one of two hour-long town hall sessions scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, to provide input on the campus master plan. Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suite B, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.   

By sharing what’s important to you and telling us your thoughts about the campus, you can help direct the work of the master planning team, setting priorities and contributing concepts. The town halls will include an exercise that will assist you in having a meaningful influence on the planning process.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jaimie Voorhees at jvoorhees@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3118. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Contributed on behalf of Ernie McClatchie

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Sox Sperry returned to his alma mater this past June to present as part of Hampshire College’s Food, Farm, and Sustainability Institute. Sperry’s presentation was part of a six-week session, which led students, faculty, staff and alumni through the hands on experience of food production and sustainable agriculture.

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 Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that the Park School of Communications is the first building to be completed in the 2014 Campus Wi-fi Project.  Our initial testing phase is complete and occupants of that building should now be experiencing the benefits of the new, modern, robust wi-fi environment.

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The second installment of Vice President Hector’s “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Tuesday, October 14, 9:00 – 10:00 am, in Klingenstein Lounge.  Faculty and staff are invited to attend and engage in discussion around this month’s topic, Zero Base Budgeting (ZBB).

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Join us on Tuesday, October 7, for an engaging discussion with clean tech leader Dan Miller.  His presentation, “How to Fix Climate Change for Free,” will take place in Textor 102 from 6-7:30 p.m.  

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 (Register Here)
9:30-10:30 a.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
(Part of the Series on Enhancing Student Engagement with Technology from the TELE Collaborative*)

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 (Register here)
3:00-4:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Ever have a day go by, or week go by, and wonder where the time went? What did you accomplish?

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For the 2014-2015 academic year, the Office of Residential Life will be piloting an expanded break housing program during Thanksgiving, Spring, and portions of the Winter break periods.

 

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will participate in National News Engagement Day on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

National News Engagement Day is an initiative of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and is designed to encourage people of all ages to explore news and raise awareness about the importance of being informed.

Events Include:

Panel: Local Media and the Importance of Audience Engagement
12:10 p.m.
Park Auditorium

Moderated by Bob Kur ’70
Former NBC News National Correspondent, MSNBC Host, and anchor at WTOP all news radio in Washington, D.C.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present best-selling biographer D.T. Max as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.

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The Ithaca College Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Michael Twomey (English) and Scott Stull (Anthropology) titled "Chaucer's Houses in the Tales of the Miller and the Reeve: The Architecture of Satire" on Tuesday, October 7, from 5:00 to 6:30 in the Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center.

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Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory CANCELED!! October 3, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

CANCELED due to forecast of cloudiness, poor visibility & rain!!

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Overload stipends are available for faculty interested in teaching 1 credit hour block II mini courses in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.  Faculty from all departments are encouraged to apply. Mini courses are designed to take advantage of FLEFF films and events and engage students in sustainability related topics broadly defined. FLEFF will run from April 6-12, 2015. The theme for this year’s Festival is Habitats.

 

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Dr. Alex Moore is a Senior Research Associate in Cornell University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and is director of Cornell’s Field Program in Earth and Environmental Systems in the Hawaiian Islands. She has taught geology and environmental sciences for many years in the US and overseas, and for over 15 years has conducted field work with undergraduate students in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.

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