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The Office of Facilities, in collaboration with the Campus Center and Event Services Office would like to inform the campus community of upcoming mechanical renovations in the Campus Center from May 19, 2014 through June 16, 2014

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The concert will take place on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 8:00 pm at the Breakers Mansion. Reitz will be performing with Theater Street Productions.

 Music Education student and horn player, Grace Demerath has been elected as the President of the 2014-15 National Association for Music Education (NAfME)-Collegiate/ New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Executive Board.  Congratulations Grace, for this prestigious honor!

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Order up for your Senior Week and Commencement Celebrations! Pizza, Sandwiches, Salads and more!

Simply to Go Catering is ready to deliver a menu of freshly prepared items right to your door!

Seniors, Faculty & Staff, plan for your pre-Commencement celebration with the convenience of on campus delivery.  Order online and get the party started right!

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Congratulations to the following School of Business seniors who scored in the top ten percent of Ithaca College students taking the ETS Major Field Test (MFT) in Business this year:  

Alex Behrens
Andrew Ebert
Steven Episcopo
Ryan Ewing
Luke Garvey
Sarah Gibson
Fernando Goncalo
Colton Herrington
Connor Jones
Rebecca Kabel
Samuel Lee
Ryan Meister
Danielle Puleo
Van VanArsdale
Andrew Weaver

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The school year is coming to a close and Dining Services has posted its Finals Week and Senior Week schedules to ithacadiningservices.com. Please click on the links for more information and feel free to contact us should you have any questions..

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I.C. ANNUAL ASSESSMENT SUMMIT (register here) (Registration does not require you to attend all sessions.)
Monday, May 19, 2014, Klingenstein Lounge
Keynote Speaker and Morning Workshop Leader:
Jodi Levine Laufgraben, Ed.D.
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Assessment & Institutional Research, Temple University

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The new Oxford Handbook of Sondheim Studies will feature an essay by IC Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Garrett Eisler among its collection of new perspectives on the work of Stephen Sondheim, the great composer-lyricist of the modern musical theatre.

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Thursday, May 8, 2014, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Presented by Mary Jo Watts, Instructional Technology Specialist

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A few more spots are available for faculty interested in participating in evaluations of ICC student portfolio submissions at the end of May. Three to four more evaluator slots are available for both natural science and quantitative literacy and one to two more slots are available for humanities. 

 

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Associate Professor Jeff Holmes published an article in Teaching of Psychology entitled "Undergraduate Psychology's Scientific Identity Dilemma: Student and Instructor Interests and Attitudes."

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ENVS will hold the first-ever model solar car race on the Fitness Quad at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, May 6! Students in this term’s introductory Environmental Science and Technology class built miniature (approximately 8” wide by 12” long) solar-powered cars using guidelines set by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Solar Sprint event. Student teams chose their preferred design; their cars (each one unique in design, durability, and appearance) will race on Tuesday. About six cars will compete in each heat, with the top three cars advancing to the next round. A one-foot tall barrier will be built at the end of the course into which all the cars must crash. The fastest and most durable car will be pronounced the winner!

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You are invited to an evening of wit and wonderment as the performance majors in the Styles of Acting course present scenes from William Shakespeare, John Ford and Oscar Wilde.

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If you are considering using a student response system for your fall 2014 courses, please contact the IC Bookstore and include Turning Technologies NXT clickers with your textbook orders.

More information is available on the Clickers ITS web site

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Worried about passing finals? Then pass the cheese please and take a study break with Stillwater Magazine.

Stillwater is hosting an event showcasing the newly released magazine. The event will feature a raffle for some great PRIZES, plus FREE COFFEE, cheeses, fruits, and dessert will be served. Listen to readings and check out great artwork to get inspired.

Come to Klingenstein Lounge on Tuesday, May 6th from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Stick around or just stop by on your way to the library!

Don't forget to leave with a copy of the magazine.

Join us to beat the studying blues with some creative appreciation and coffee!

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Special optical scanning procedures and schedules are in place for the processing of final exams during finals week.

Final exams will be processed Tuesday through Friday, May 6th – 9th and Monday, May 12th with a twenty-four hour turnaround time. Special procedures are in place after hours between 5pm-8pm Tuesday–Friday and again 5pm-8pm Monday. Regular optical scanning processing will resume on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Please see last week’s Intercom article detailing the Optical Scanning finals week procedures. If you have questions about the optical scanning process, please visit our website or contact the ITS Help Desk at 274-1000, between 8am-5pm, Monday – Friday.

Sarah Mucci, mentored by Assistant Professor Yvonne Rogalski, presented a poster on Global and Local Coherence in Parkinson's Disease at the third annual Master's Level Graduate Research Conference in Brockport, N.Y. on April 26. 

Change is today's norm, navigating transition can feel overwhelming and yet, it's here to stay.  Ask yourself the question...

Would it be alright with me if ongoing change got a little easier?

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Mary Jo Watts of ITS has many years of teaching and research experience and is currently co-authoring a biographical book project SCUM: The Life and Times of Valerie Solanas.  She will demonstrate the key technologies and workflows she has been using to record  and catalog interviews as week as manage hundreds of digital assets acquired over a period of 8 years.    She will highlight technologies that not only help in managing work but transformed the way she approached research. [Register]

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: Gannett 316, Center for Faculty Excellence.

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As a culmination of their graduate education in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Ithaca College, students presented their posters from the small group work done with faculty mentors in the Advanced Clinical Reasoning course. 

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