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The College Television Awards — a national competition recognizing excellence in college student-produced video, digital and film work — has honored Ithaca College senior Kristin Leffler for her documentary on a band composed of musicians with disabilities.

Leffler, a senior journalism major, was awarded the Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability Scholarship for Following Flame. The film was produced for Professor James Rada's Documentary Journalism course.

The scholarship recognizes student filmmakers whose work sheds light on people with disabilities, helps emerging artists gain recognition and increases visibility for artists with disabilities.

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A documentary by Leah Galant ’15, Caroline Padroza ’14, Rachel Woolf ’15 was recently screened at the Visions Film Festival and Conference in Wilmington, NC and the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle.

Their film, Beyond the Wall, explores the obstacles that former prisoners face as they reinvent themselves and reintegrate into society. Through the personal story of Raymond Roe, this film challenges the negative public perception of formerly incarcerated people.

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The Ithaca College-Longview Intergenerational Choir is excited to announce its spring concert!

 

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On April 29, 2014 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security recommended that all users temporarily discontinue the use of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) due to a critical security flaw.

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 The Library is conducting a short usability survey about the Library's website.  Everyone who completes the survey will be entered into a drawing for a Library Cafe beverage during Finals Week.

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The Politics Department invites you to a celebration of our friend and colleague, Beth Harris.

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Did you know that Simply to Go Catering delivers freshly prepared plain and pepperoni pizzas, here, on campus?

Each Simply to Go pizza serves up to 5 people and can be delivered anywhere on campus. Or, you can arrange for a convenient pick up time at Sandella's Cafe (formerly La Vincita).

  • Plain Pizza: $9.99 / Pepperoni Pizza: $10.99
    (A $25.00 order minimum is required for delivery and a 10% delivery charge is applied to all deliveries.)

Order up your Simply to Go Pizzas today!

Do you have a special request or question?
Please call 607.274.1176 to speak with our catering staff.

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We are open and here for you even after classes end (and all summer!)

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ENVS’s natural history and wildlife ecology expert Jason Hamilton will be teaching a tracking class in May to help you read the stories that animal activities leave on the landscape and observe their behavior even when they are no longer present!

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Have you always wanted to learn to contra dance, but never had the chance? Do you already know how to contra dance and want to shake off some end-of-the-semester energy by dancing for a while this Friday night? Or do you want to come hear some great music and watch while others dance? Come on down.

Fishbowl, the Ithaca College contra band, will be playing for a contra dance ON CAMPUS this Friday, from 9-11 in the IC Pub. Admission is free, but contributions to pay for the caller are very welcome. Come join us! The caller will be teaching the dances as we go. It's so easy, and you'll have so much fun! Everyone is welcome. 

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The Ithaca College Department of Occupational Therapy had a memorable weekend at the 2014 American Occupational Therapy Association Conference in early April.

More than 30 members of the IC OT program past and present contributed to 12 presentations (full list below); faculty members received multiple honors; and alumni showcased products. 

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Admission is FREE.  The 50-minute show will begin on the Ithaca College quad in front of the library.  Comfortable shoes are recommended.  Bring your curiosity and playfulness (and maybe an umbrella)! 

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Information Technology Services would like to remind Instructors that all Optical Scanning exams that are processed will be moved into the Instructors Sakai Drop Box and all Course Evaluations processed will also be moved to the Administrative Assistant's Drop Box.

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Dr. Lynn Gitlow, associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, was recently named a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association. This honor is given to occupational therapists who, with their knowledge and expertise, have made significant contributions to continuing education and the professional development of other members of the AOTA.

Gitlow was one of just 36 people named a fellow in 2014. Fewer than 850 people have been given this honor nationally since 1973. Gitlow is the second Ithaca College faculty member to earn this honor. Carole Dennis was the first in 2012.

The Office of Human Resources’ second annual Ithaca College IC My Future, a retirement planning open house, was a great success! We were pleased to see so many of you attend the event to take advantage of being able to interact personally with representatives from various resources to help you plan for your future. 

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The Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology was well represented last weekend at the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention in Saratoga Spring, New York.

Five faculty members (Tina Caswell, Jana Waller, Mary Pitti, Amy Rominger, and Luanne Andersson) and four students (Sharon Beltaine, Danica Carlson, Kaitlyn Risberg, and Casey Phillips) presented at the conference:

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Submitted by Marisa Kelly, Provost

Please join me on Thursday, May 1st for the final Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.  

Dr. Vivian Bruce Conger, Associate Professor and Robert Ryan Professor in the Humanities, Department of History, will be presenting “Sally Franklin Bache:  Learning from the Past or Charting a New Course?” 

Professor Conger received her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1994.  Her research interests include American Colonial and Revolutionary History and Women’s History.  

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The Ithaca College All College Teacher Education Committee (ACTEC) is sponsoring an event titled "What All Educators Should Know About the Impact of the Common Core State Standards," on Wednesday April 30th from 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. in Textor 101.

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Here's your chance to bloom this May with exciting wellness workshops offered by Mind, Body, Me and Work/Life! 

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 LGBT initiatives at Ithaca College were highlighted in articles by Buzzfeed and Nerd Scholar. Ithaca College's LGBT friendliness was recognized by Buzzfeed in "The 25 Best Colleges and Universities for LGBT Students.” It was lauded for having the "Most Innovative" LGBTQ initiatives by Nerd Scholar.

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