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The School of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2017 H&S Summer Scholars Program. Students with H&S majors and an H&S faculty mentor are eligible to apply.

 

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 Christopher House, communication studies assistant professor and former predoctoral diversity scholar, recently co-authored a paper with politics major Amanda Morales.  Titled, "Crying for Justice: The #BlackLivesMatter Religious Rhetoric of Bishop T.D. Jakes", the paper was accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association in Philadelphia.



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The results of this year’s Cortaca Jug mean more than they ever have in the past. Not only are we giving it our all to reclaim the jug and make our team and schools proud, but this is also the final game that Head Coach Mike Welch will be coach the Bombers! This has upped the ante.

 

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Do you have a family member, colleague, professor, or friend who has served or is serving in the military? Perhaps you yourself have served. Join us as we honor veterans' (and their families') service.

14th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Noon–1 p.m.

Ford Hall, Whalen Center for Music

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Roger Matthew Grant (BM Theory, 2005, summa cum laude) received the prestigious Society for Music Theory Emerging Scholar Award on Saturday at the annual meeting in Vancouver for his book, Beating Time & Measuring Music in the Early Modern Era

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Lis discussed "Academic Libraries & High-Impact Educational Practices" with deans, provosts, and other chief academic officers.  The Institute's keynote address was delivered by Jeff Selingo, IC Class of 1995.

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EASDC Fall Social!!

Contributed by Tati Herold on 11/08/2016 

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The Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee is hosting our first social event of the year on November 21 from 11- 1pm in Klingenstein Lounge. Come get to know your Educational Affairs colleagues and have some fun raising money to support the Chapel Emergency Fund that provides monies, gas cards, and grocery cards to students, faculty and staff in need.

There will be food, music, make-your-own greeting card station, and a silent gift basket raffle.

The gift baskets for the silent raffle are being posted on the event page, so you can sneak a peak ahead of time! 

RSVP here!

November 1-30, 2016

ᏚᏳᎪᏛ- "Truth"

Ithaca College invites all as we commemorate the rich history and cultures of the indigenous and first peoples of our land. This campus-wide educational programming series provides learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, performances, film screenings with discussions, and other efforts, to honor native cultures and the history of our country.

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 November 1-30, 2016

ᏚᏳᎪᏛ- "Truth"

Ithaca College invites all as we commemorate the rich history and cultures of the indigenous and first peoples of our land. This campus-wide educational programming series provides learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, performances, film screenings with discussions, and other efforts, to honor native cultures and the history of our country.

 

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A Message from President Tom Rochon: 

It is with great relief that we convey the news from the Ithaca Police Department that an arrest has been made in the August 28 murder of Ithaca College student Anthony Nazaire ’19.

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 Raza Rumi, scholar in residence at Honors Program and visiting faculty at Park School, published a detailed analysis in Pakistan's largest English newspaper DAWN on how the next U.S. administration is likely to deal with Pakistan and South Asian region in general.

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 Mike Matheny, Clinical Associate Professor/Head Athletic Trainer in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Mary Pitti, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinic Director, and Assistant Chair in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Dr. Andrew Getzin, Medical Director for Athletic Teams have collaborated to publish "Dyspnea in Patients: Is It Really Asthma?" in the November/December issue of Athletic Training & Sports Health Care.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this fall fitness challenge. You all did an awesome job, walking a total of 7,434,300 steps throughout the month of October! 

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The IC Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Jennifer Lyons, Art History, titled  "Synagoga, Ecclesia, and the Typological Imagination at Chartres Cathedral."  Prof. Lyons will give her talk on Wednesday, November 16, at 5:30 in Business 103.  All interested members of the IC community are invited. 

 

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Dr. Enrique González-Conty presented a paper titled “The Cuban Connection: Caribbean Drug Wars on the Big Screen” on October 29, 2016, at the Conference of the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. His paper examined Orlando Jiménez Leal’s film 8-A (1992) and its role in deconstructing the official representation of what is known as the Ochoa affair of 1989 in Cuba.

Provost Linda Petrosino announced today that Dr. Alicia Swords, Associate Professor of Sociology, has been named Director of the Honors Program. Dr. Swords has taught at Ithaca College since 2006 and focuses on global development, social movements, and social change. A graduate of Oberlin College with majors in environmental studies and politics, she earned her Ph.D. in development sociology from Cornell University.  Dr. Swords employs community-based learning and service-learning in her teaching and has led short term study abroad trips to the Dominican Republic. 

 

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Today marks the start of our 2017 open enrollment period. Re-enrollment runs from Monday, November 7, through Friday, November 18, 2016 at Noon! This is your annual opportunity to make changes to your benefits.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is looking for some outstanding student leaders to be nominated for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. The PRWAACL recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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Submitted on Behalf of Dr. Roger Richardson & Dr. Brian Dickens
 

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students -  

The safety and security of the Ithaca College community is a top priority for the College. As we continuously strive to enhance our policies and programs related to campus security, it is helpful to periodically conduct objective assessments of our initiatives to help us to understand how we may further address the safety of our community.

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Jennifer Kimball (Biology '05), NC State University
will present at the Department Seminar Series

"Pillars of Plant Breeding: Genetic Diversity and Environmental Adaptation"


November 10  
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC events here.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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