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Contributed by Kathleen Mulligan on 10/28/2015
There are still seats available for the three performances this weekend of this original theatre piece based on interviews with survivors of the Partition on Friday October 30 (8PM) and Saturday October 31 (2PM and 7PM). For ticket reservations please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Include name, performance choice, and number of tickets requested. You will receive a confirmation email.
There will be a reception with the company following the Friday evening performance. Jason Freitag (History) will present a talk on Partition prior to the Saturday matinee at 1pm in the Dillingham lobby. Barbara Adams (Writing) will moderate a talk back with the company after the Saturday evening performance.
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Diversity and Inclusion Webinar Series “Accommodating Employees with Mental Health Disabilities in Higher Education” on November 3rd
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 10/27/2015
This professional webinar session is facilitated by John D. Kemp, Esq. and Beth Loy, Ph.D. John D. Kemp, Esq. President & CEO of The Viscardi Center, a network of non-profit organizations that provide a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities. Beth Loy, Ph.D., Principal Consultant with the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), a free consulting service funded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy.
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On Monday, October 26, by special invitation John W. White (Music Theory) gave two presentations to local-area educators at the 2015 Staff Development Day for the Seneca Tompkins Music Educator's Association. The two talks focussed on musicianship pedagogy: (1) Practical Application of Rhythm Solfege (Takadimi); and (2) Analyzing with Your Ear: A constructive approach for insightful listening.
Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 10/27/2015
There will be food, lots of fun & surprises for everyone! Come by Emerson Suites on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 10am to 2pm for the Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair. Our valued benefit partners will be will be joining us for the day to play a few games with you and more. Enjoy cotton candy, popcorn and treats galore.
Benefit Eligible Faculty & Staff Only. Please bring your College ID to be entered to win our raffles.
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Contributed by Michael G. Whelan on 10/27/2015
Ithaca’s Mock Trial teams put forth a solid showing in at the Eight Annual Spartan Throwdown Invitational tournament sponsored by Case Western University this past weekend in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Contributed by Rachel Gould on 10/27/2015
The Office of International Programs (OIP) would like to invite all faculty and staff to attend our upcoming workshops designed to assist in the development of short-term study abroad programs. The workshops are offered as a two-part series. We recommend that those interested in developing short-term study abroad opportunities for Ithaca College students attend both workshops (Program Planning and Proposal Submission Logistics and Risk Management and Student Safety) in order to have a full understanding of the process and requirements for designing and leading short-term study abroad programs
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 10/27/2015
Interested in presenting your research at NCUR this year? NCUR is the largest celebration of student scholarship in the world. Thousands of student scholars from across the United States and from many foreign countries will meet April 7-9, 2016 in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. Ithaca College will support approximately 40 students to present at NCUR.
To help you get going the College has scheduled two information sessions. Join us at whichever one is most convenient for you.
· Monday, November 2nd at 4:00PM in Textor 101
· Tuesday November 3rd at 12:10 in Textor 102
Register Here - NCUR
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Contributed by Tiffani Ziemann on 10/27/2015
Just a reminder that Emerson Halloween will be held once again this Sunday (11/1) from 6-8pm in Emerson Hall.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 10/27/2015
Wednesday, October 28, 12:00-1:15 pm
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Contributed by Eleanor Henderson on 10/26/2015
The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present an evening with acclaimed fiction writer Edward P. Jones, Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Fellow. He will read from his work at 7:30pm on Tuesday, November 3rd in Hockett Family Recital Hall. The reading is free and open to the public. A question-and-answer period and book-signing will follow.
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Office of Extended Studies Programs Moved to Office of International Programs and Extended Studies; Assistant Provost Gearhart named Interim Associate Dean of Park School of Communications
Contributed by Danette Johnson on 10/26/2015
As part of institutional analysis about how best to structure administrative offices and services, Ithaca College’s extended learning programs, including winter and summer sessions and summer pre-college programming, as well as the Ithaca College-Cornell University exchange, will be moved under the umbrella of the renamed Office of International Programs and Extended Studies, led by Assistant Provost Tanya Saunders. This expanded unit will enhance collaboration among the full range of academic opportunities outside the traditional fall/spring semester calendar, whether offered locally or in geographically distant locations. Staff responsible for these programs will be moving from Peggy Ryan Williams Center to Job Hall within the next few weeks. The Office of International Programs and Extended Studies will collaborate with Digital Instruction and Information Services (formerly ITS) on ongoing and new technology-based learning experiences.
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Contributed by Diane Rogers on 10/26/2015
Please refer to the Driving College owned and Rented Vehicles section of the Risk Management site at: http://www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/driving/ to review the process.
Mary Pitti (SLPA) and Mike Matheny (ESS) featured in National Athletic Training Association news magazine.
Contributed by John Sigg on 10/26/2015
Mary Pitti,MS, CCC-SLP (Speech Language Pathology and Audiology) and Mike Matheny MS, ATC (Exercise and Sport Sciences) were recently featured in the NATA News Magazine.
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Contributed by Olivia Boyle on 10/26/2015
Make printing even faster by using cherry keyboards. Swipe your ID card, release your job, you're good to go!
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Rescheduled: Primate Ecology Field School, Summer 2016, Costa Rica: Information Session Thurs, Oct 29th, 5-6pm, Williams 118
Contributed by Lisa Corewyn on 10/26/2015
Learn how to observe wild howler monkeys and measure and map their ecology for credit! Interested students from all majors are encouraged to attend.
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Contributed by Helene Larin on 10/26/2015
Hélène Larin, PT, PhD, was invited to participate in the APTA Section on Pediatrics, Summit IV titled “Innovations in Technology for Children with Brain Insults: Maximizing Outcomes” held in Alexandria, VA, October 15-17, based on her work with the IC Tots on Bots research team.
On October 23, she also presented at the NYPTA conference held in Albany, NY, as recipient of the 2012 Arthur J Nelson Research Designated Fund Award. The topic was “Pilot study: Feasibility of a novel control method for a robotic mobility device for young children with physical disabilities.”
Contributed by Maria Russell on 10/26/2015
The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, October 28th.
What we already knew:
·Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.
·Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.
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