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Contributed by Anne Carlineo on 11/10/2014
The Oracle Honor Society Inducts 180 New Members on Monday, November 3, 2014.
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Ithaca College voice professor and mezzo-soprano, Dawn Pierce, sang Charlotte in Massenet’s opera, Werther with Mobile Opera in Alabama.
Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 11/10/2014
Ithaca College voice professor and mezzo-soprano, Dawn Pierce, just returned from singing Charlotte in Massenet’s opera, Werther with Mobile Opera in Alabama. Tamara Ikenberg of AL.COM says; "As Charlotte, mezzo soprano Pierce, who is singing the role for the first time, nails Charlotte's strength and grace.
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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 11/10/2014
We are now collect non-perishable food items to help families in need during the holiday season.
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Contributed by Chip Gagnon on 11/10/2014
Naeem Inayatullah was chair and discussant on a panel “Capitalism and Cool” in Cornell’s inaugural Conference on Histories of American Capitalism, November 6-8.
Chair and Comment: Naeem Inayatullah, Ithaca College
Jim McGuigan, Loughborough University (UK), “Cool Capitalism: The Signs and Symbols of Disaffections in Mainstream Neoliberal Culture”
Donnell Alexander, Journalist / Independent Scholar, “Capitalism and Hip-Hop Mixtape Culture Cool, 1986-Present”
Joel Dinerstein, Tulane University, “The History of Cool from the Postwar (Not Selling Out) to the Present (Selling In)”
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 11/10/2014
Matthew Holtmeier, postdoctoral teaching fellow in Screen Studies, authored an article in the anthology Cinematic Homecomings: Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema.
His piece, titled "Burning Straw Men: The 1979 Revolution and Bahman Farmanara's Stubborn Cosmopolitanism," explores director Bahman Farmanara's departure from Iran due to the 1979 revolution, and his subsequent return after working as a producer abroad. The films Farmanara made after returning to Iran illustrate the director's 'stubborn cosmopolitanism,' despite the newly structured sense of national identity in post-revolution Iran.
Contributed by Stephen Sweet on 11/10/2014
Olivia Abry (Sport Management Class of 2017) published her research on the challenges confronting working single parent mothers on the website One Million for Workplace Flexibility. Olivia read over 30 articles and book chapters in the process of writing this editorial, concluding that single parents face challenges in meeting care needs of their children, laboring in jobs that lack flexibility, and discrimination on the basis of gender and parental status. This work was performed in Stephen Sweet’s sociology course “Work and Family.” Read Olivia’s article here: http://www.workflexibility.org/millennial-voice-failures-heroes-constant-struggle-single-parent/.
Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/10/2014
You have achieved the one year mark with your Mind, Body, Me wellness program and it’s only the beginning. In celebration of this achievement, we hosted a Flight Festival for you!
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Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/10/2014
The nomination process is now open for the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. This award is Ithaca College's recognition of outstanding juniors and seniors, who excel in academic achievement, perform service to the College community, and represents an exemplary level of accomplishment. The names of students selected for the award will then be submitted to the national Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
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Steven Jakobi to Speak this Wednesday about Efforts to Restore the American Chestnut Tree – Once a Primary Component of our Native Forests and Now on the Brink of Extinction
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 11/09/2014
The American chestnut tree has been a central part of the ecosystem of central New York and the rest of the eastern United States, once covering 25% of the forest canopy. Its presence in American music, literature, house and barn construction, furniture-making, and history makes it an integral part of our culture. However, what once was a vital economic and ecological mainstay is now on the brink of extinction. Professor Steven Jakobi of Alfred State College will talk on what has happened to this grand tree, and what is currently being done to bring this tree back as a vital component of our local forests. Jakobi graduated with a PhD in in Plant Pathology from West Virginia University, where he researched hypovirulence as a way to increase American chestnut survival against the invasive fungus afflicting it.
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Contributed by Dan Breen on 11/09/2014
Jason Potel '16 and David Kramer, Assistant Professor of English, were featured in Saturday's Ithaca Journal for their work on a new edition of Grace Miller White's 1909 novel Tess of the Storm Country.
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Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 11/09/2014
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."
Each November, the "Thank You for Making a Difference" peer-to-peer appreciation program offers employees the opportunity to send "thank-you" notes to colleagues across campus.
Handwritten notes are a simple - yet powerful - form of communication that conveys a clear message: "You are worth my time." We invite all Ithaca College employees to take a few minutes during the months of November and December to send a note of gratitude to those who have positively affected your work/life!
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 11/09/2014
Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below.
Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 11/07/2014
Due to the upcoming holiday breaks, the Office of Career Services will have limited credential request processing times.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 11/07/2014
Every year in Napa, California, an event called PBL World takes place, or Project Based Learning. Here, educators gather to empower a new generation of students through alternative project based learning techniques. This event is sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, and allows educators to learn new techniques in project design, assessment, and management of curriculum through workshops and training sessions.
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Contributed by Carly Hills on 11/07/2014
Posted on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance.
I am pleased to announce that a longtime procurement professional with an extensive background in supply chain management and experience in strategic sourcing has been named Director of Procurement at Ithaca College. Dean Casterline, who has served since 2005 as a Senior Subcontract Manager for Lockheed Martin and previously as a senior supply chain management professional for IBM Corporation, will join Ithaca College on December 1.
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Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.
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Contributed by Theresa Radley on 11/07/2014
Newly born poker club is asking for an advisor who knows about and would like to discuss the game of Texas No-Limit Hold’em. We will start off out meetings with several lessons of the game for those who do not know and discuss something related to playing the cards.
All are welcome to join!
Also, anybody who would like to be a poker dealer for the club is very, very welcomed as well!
Just feel free to join anytime. Contact Jimmy Tang at firstname.lastname@example.org or 917-873-0458. Thanks!
Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 11/07/2014
The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its annual Fall Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 14th, 4:00 PM in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.
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