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Privilege is a concept with many meanings. Some privileges can be bought; some may be earned through one’s profession, office, or be awarded upon admission to an institution, club or society. This workshop will focus on the kinds of unearned privilege that are afforded on the basis of belonging to included social identity groups. 

Prerequisite: Participants must have already attended Moving Toward Cultural Competency Workshop in order to attend.

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Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency. This workshop serves as the prerequisite Understanding Privilege and Microaggressions Workshop.

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Bigoted comments, jokes, negative assumptions and stereotypes are challenging because they can provoke our emotions and make us reactive, scared, confused, uncertain, judgmental, and less able to access our intelligence and good thinking.

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In keeping with the College’s commitment to sustainability, students and faculty in the School of Business and the College have engaged in collaborative research.

Join us as these students present on their sustainability research topics and experiential learning in the field. 

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Come celebrate with Stillwater Magazine as we release our brand new issue this week! There will be readings and artwork by our featured writers and visual artists. Plus, we'll feed you all the cookies, cheese, and fresh fruit you can eat. Wednesday, April 20th, from 6:30-8:00 PM in Clark Lounge. We hope to see you there! 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Katie Marks at kmarks@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3569. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Come celebrate with Stillwater Magazine as we release our brand new issue! There will be readings and artwork by our featured writers and visual artists. Plus, we'll feed you all the cookies, cheese, and fresh fruit you can eat. Wednesday, April 20th, from 6:30-8:00 PM in Clark Lounge. We hope to see you there! 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Katie Marks at kmarks@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3569. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

A reading and discussion of the children's book "I Am Jazz" - the story of a transgender child based upon the real life experiences of Jazz Jennings - will take place in Room 319 of the campus library on Thursday April 28 at 12 noon. The event will be of interest to students, faculty, and staff across disciplines - in LGBTQ studies, as well as education and pedagogy, library sciences, rec and leisure studies, sociology and psychology, and other fields. Discussion of ways such works can be used by those going into teaching, coaching, counseling, health, parent education, and other fields, and  a short video clip of Jazz herself, will follow.

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On behalf of the students on the Senior Week Committee I want to share their website and events with faculty and staff that are making the various arrangements to celebrate our amazing students the week of May 15-20. 

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FLOWERS 4 JULIA

Contributed by Sheryl Scott on 04/19/2016 

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In Memory of Julia VanDeMark, we are taking orders for flowers to benefit The Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong Memorial Hospital.

For more information, see www.flowers4julia.com

LAST CHANCE TO ORDER!

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Please join us for a complimentary luncheon on Thursday, April 21, 2016, from noon to 1 in Emerson Suite B.

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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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  Counseling services help to assist and guide individuals in resolving problems and difficulties they might have in their lives. The main benefit of counseling is to help you have a life which you can entirely enjoy and appreciate and to also help you more deeply enjoy your important relationships.

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From April 1, 2016 to May 1, 2016, take this educational challenge to have fun and learn important information about financial planning. The What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge 2.0 features all new topics and questions to test your financial knowledge. Each day, 5 new questions are added to the Challenge. Every time you play, you are entered for a chance to win one of three tablet computers. The more you play, the better your chances of winning – so sign on every day! (All responses are confidential.)

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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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The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Faculty Development Committee are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015-2016 Faculty Excellence Awards.

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Monday, May 16, 8:30- 4:00 pm
319 Gannett Center   
                               
                                                       
Please join us for a lively day with Lott Hill and Soo La Kim from Learners at the Center*, a community of teachers collaborating to inspire, design, and share inclusive, equitable, learner-centered instructional philosophies and practices.

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Presenting his paper entitled 'Toward a 3D Caméra-Stylo: Technologies of Dimensionality in Jean-Luc Godard's Adieu au langage,' he analyzed Godard's critically acclaimed 3D film 'Goodbye to Language' as a way of considering the relationship between technology and aesthetics in contemporary 3D cinema, reframed via the theoretical model of the 'caméra-stylo' (a metaphorical film camera as light and nimble as a writer's pen) proposed by French theorist Alexandre Astruc in 1948.

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Matthew Holtmeier, postdoctoral teaching fellow in Screen Studies, and Chelsea Wessels, lecturer in Screen Studies, co-authored an article in the anthology Teaching Transnational Cinema: Politics and Pedagogy

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Earn 3 Themes & Perspectives credits while developing your writing style.

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The theme of Project Generations fourth annual intergenerational prom was  “Fly Me to the Moon.” The event is an opportunity for students and elders from the Ithaca community to engage through dance. It featured music by Frank Sinatra, swing dancing and a live band. “Fly Me to the Moon”was held Thursday, April 7 in Emerson Suites.

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