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Dr. Mary Lourdes Silva would like your participation to complete a 20-30 minute open-ended interview on the ICC e-portfolio requirement. 

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As part of the Office of Residential Life’s 2014-2015 pilot extending break housing, Spring break housing will be offered for the entirety of the Spring 2015 break period, beginning at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 and continuing through 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 15th, 2015.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Dr. Alejandra Zambrano (Modern Languages and Literatures) presented at the 2015 Lozano Long Conference: Nuevas Disidencias: Youth Culture, Transnational Flows, and the Remaking of Politics in the Americas at The University of Texas at Austin. Her paper focused on the international education programs of La Poderosa Media Project, an organization that promotes youth empowerment, collaborative learning, and cultural empathy through visual arts programs in the Americas.

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On Monday, February 23, 2015, the Department of History inducted 9 students into Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honors Society.  

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The Ithaca College Chapter of the American Marketing Association (ICAMA) was named a semi-finalist in the 2014/2015 AMA International Collegiate Case Competition.

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Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 4 PM in Ford Hall, the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra presents its annual concerto competition concert.

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The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity and Handwerker Gallery are co-hosting a talk by Katie Dorame, a visual artist from Oakland, C.A. The talk comes as part of the CSCRE Discussion Series, TECH N' COLOR: Technology, Race, Resistance and Handwerker Gallery exhibition, Origin Stories (read more).

When/Where:

Thursday, February 26
7-9pm
Handwerker Gallery


Ms. Dorame received her Master of Fine Arts degree from the California College of the Arts and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California- Santa Cruz. Her work has been featured in a solo show at the Galería de la Raza in San Francisco, and was included in "Bay Area Currents" at Pro Arts Gallery in Oakland. She is a member of the Gabrielino/Tongva tribe of California and was recently awarded a Native American Arts & Cultural Traditions Grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission.

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The What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge is going on now! CLICK HERE to catch up on all of this week’s questions and improve your chances at winning one of three tablet computers

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The third installment of the 2015 HPPE Speaker Series will feature Barry Derfel, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, TST BOCES. Derfel will present a speech entitled "Affirming Diversity in 21st Century Classrooms and Schools" on Wednesday, February 25 at 6 p.m. in Hill Center 104. 

The 2015 HPPE speaker series is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. This year's topic is "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century."

For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit the calendar listing found here.

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Dr. Ed Baptist, Associate Professor of History at Cornell University, will be on campus Tuesday, February 24, to share insights from his new book The Other Half Hasnít Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism (Basic Books) and from his crowdsourcing project, Freedom on the Move. In a review of Dr. Baptistís new book, the Daily Beast notes that ďBaptist turns the long-accepted argument that slavery was economically inefficient on its head, and argues that it was an integral part of America's economic rise."

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Luca Maurer, program director of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, Services, authored a chapter in the new book How I Got Into Sex…Ed, an anthology of 60+ essays written by sexuality educators published by the Center for Sex Education.

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The Campus Life Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.  The nomination deadline has been extended to Friday, February 27, 5pm.

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Associate Professor Rachel Wagner’s husband John was seriously injured in a terrible automobile accident last week. You may have heard about it in the news late last week, involving a head-on collision with a dump truck in white-out conditions in Ovid, New York.

http://www.ithacajournal.com/story/news/public-safety/2015/02/19/seneca-county-accident/23668533/

John is expected to make a full recovery but it will take a few months. It is anticipated that he will be released from the hospital within the next day or so of this writing.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost
 
A final information session for students interested in the ICNYC Program for Fall 2015 will be held Thursday, February 26 at 12:10 p.m. in BUS 204.

Hersey Egginton, Director of the ICNYC Program, will be in attendance to answer any of your questions.

This general session is for all students and majors. We look forward to seeing you!
 

Are you interested in an internship experience in beautiful Washington, DC? If so, please attend the information session scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 26 in BUS 111.

Ithaca College has an arrangement with the Cornell in Washington Program (CIW) that allows you to study full-time in Washington, DC and to take advantage of the wonderful internship opportunities the City offers. 

Dr. Robert Hutchens will be in attendance to answer questions and to talk about the program. Whether your internship interest is political, financial, or issue-oriented, there is an organization in DC that shares your interest and needs interns.

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Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) attended the 56th annual meeting of the International Studies Association, in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 18-21, 2015.  He participated in five panels: 

  • “Why Don’t I See the Problem," roundtable presenter for Strategies of Critique for Narrative Approaches;
  • Chair for the panel, Politics of Survival: Debilitation, Precarity, and Resilience;
  • Co-host for “Narrative Approaches,” in Critical Security Studies Methods Café;
  • Roundtable presenter in the panel, Race and International Relations: A Debate Around John Hobson’s “The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics,” and,
  • Chair for the panel “Telling Stories: Migration, Translation, Complicity” 

  • Want to find full-time positions, summer jobs, or internship opportunities?
  • Hoping to expand your professional network?
  • Interested in learning more about possible career paths that you're considering?

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, February 25nd.

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Please join us as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their research:

Eli Adler:  Understanding the characterization of thin film growth

Connor Shea:  The Characteristic Phase Transitions of Cobalt Doped Barium Iron Arsenide Single Crystals

Jonathan Smucker: Temperature of the Ithaca College MOT

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