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Plan Your Future on April 26th!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/14/2016 

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to attend the IC My Future Retirement Planning Program on April 26. The event will be held 10am to 2pm in the Emerson Suites. There will be 3 sets of concurrent education seminars available for you to choose from depending on what interests you and where you are at in the retirement planning process. Please feel free to attend just 1 of the seminars, or 3!

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National Financial Literacy Month is an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach individuals how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.

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Submitted on behalf of Roger "Doc" Richardson, Associate Provost/Interim Chief Diversity Officer

Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG), presented “Write Your Own Story by Setting the Bar!“ to a crowded room of CSTEP students and administrators on April 9th at the CSTEP Statewide Student Conference which was held at The Sagamore on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY.

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Do You Want to WIN a Tablet!?

Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/14/2016 

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By testing your financial know-how, you could win a tablet computer! 

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Skott Jones, Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, in collaboration with two former graduate students, Amanda DiTomaso and Meredith Gennaro, published a study on phonological similarity in the current issue of Applied Psycholinguistics. 

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Or visit and use Sponsor Code: Ithaca College

Monday, April 18th 

& Tuesday, April 19th  

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

In the Fitness Center - Mondo Gym

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This year, thirteen students and one faculty member have been honored by membership in the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society. The Sigma Xi motto is: "Companions in Zealous Research", a phrase that describes these scientists well. Founded in 1886, Sigma Xi is the international honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected to membership because of their research achievements or potential. The honorees were introduced by their research mentors at the banquet of the Paulen A Smith Chapter, which is celebrating its Fifty-first year at Ithaca College.

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 In January, a team comprised of Xanthe Matychak, lecturer for the Environmental Studies Department, and the owners of Wicked Device Electronics Co and makers of Air Quality Egg, Dirk Swart and Vic Aprea, won an Infosys Maker Award to develop lights that visualize air quality data. 

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b r 1 N k  Presented by Cellist, Composer, and Multimedia Artist Kathy McTavish

Thursday, April 14 in Textor 102 from 7:30-9pm

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Submitted on behalf of James W. Nolan Jr. ’77, chair of the Presidential Search Committee

As promised in my first message, I can now provide information on the sessions that have been scheduled for you to be able to give feedback to the Presidential Search Committee. These sessions offer the opportunity for every member of our campus community to have input on the development of the position specification document. They also give our consultants the opportunity to engage with our campus community in order to gain a better understanding of the type of leader we are seeking in our next president.

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Need a course for your identities or mind, body, spirit theme?

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Do you want to learn more about startups and how an internship or first job at a startup can launch your career and set you up for success? The startup world is unique, and many don't realize the huge growth potential that exists at startups, where you can climb the ladder and gain responsibility at breakneck speeds.

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Couldn't get into Academic Writing 10600 this year?

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Barney Beins (Psychology) was elected president of the New England Psychological Association (NEPA) and is on the executive committee for the Northeastern Conference for Teachers of Psychology (NECTOP), which precedes the annual NEPA convention.

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People from all walks of life are currently seeking to learn more about herbal medicine and the natural world. Learn basic skills and sensory awareness that can apply to all aspects of your life. Being out in nature increases fitness levels, lowers stress, improves critical thinking and is just plain fun!  ENVS naturalist and department chair Jason Hamilton will be teaching two classes this spring/summer that offer these benefits.

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Mariah Flaim, Computer Science ’16, was awarded second place for Best Research Poster at the recent  New York Celebration of Women in Computing held in Lake George , NY.  


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At in seconds you can set up a profile, search for open seats to where you want to go and post your ride.  After all, if you’re sharing the same destination, you might as well share the same ride too.


It makes up 60% of your body. You can’t survive without it. Water is considered “blue gold,” but it’s much more valuable than gold. In this lively class, you learn about your water footprint, water in your body, in your hometown and on the planet. We examine water from personal, social/political and creative views in this unique online class with conversations, films, readings and guest experts from around the world to answer your individual questions.

Fulfills ICC Humanities Quest for Sustainability + Power and Justice + Gen Ed. Requirements.

Can be done from anywhere with high-speed online access. 

Register on Homer: GCOM 20100    General Communications  3 credits  Online Course May 16 – May 27, 2016     

If you’d like more info, ask Mara at


Sean Eversley Bradwell, candidate for the position of Director of Programs and Outreach, Provost/Educational Affairs, will give a presentation in response to the prompt, “What challenges do you see facing the Ithaca College community as they relate to diversity and inclusion?”  Given these challenges, what is your vision for transforming the IC community in this position?”

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Are you interested in event planning and management?  Don't miss this amazing weekend mini-course opportunity to learn about it from some of the best, Park School Alum Barry Mendelson and his team from MEG, the Mendelson Entertainment Group:

  • Barry Mendelson - President and CEO MEG
  • Minnie Madden - Creative Director
  • Chuck Rounds - Production Manager
  • Cassie Collins - Director of Operations
  • Michael Barone - Fabricator/Scenic Design

Register at  This course is open to all students (and seats are still available!)

GCOM 29256 - Everybody Loves a Parade - April 15-17 (1 cr.)

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