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Eva Chebishev ’19 (Biology) was recently selected by the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) to participate in their prestigious 2017 ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship (ASM-URF) Program.

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An article by Communication Studies Assistant Professor Chris House will appear in Volume 7 of the Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric.  Titled, "Remembering Jim Crow in the Age of Trump: An Analysis of the Rhetorical Function of the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia," the essay analyzes how racist images and artifacts are being used to create a more honest record of public memory of the Jim Crown period.

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Deciding to see a counselor is often a difficult decision, but your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to help!

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6th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) Thursday May 18th, 2017. Take this time to help your institution become more aware of accessibly. This is celebrated on the third Thursday of every May.

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We are looking for infants who will soon turn 8 months or are any age between 8 and 12 months, who are able to crawl, and are typically developing.

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On Friday, May 5, the School of Humanities and Sciences recognized a select group of students for outstanding academic achievement in the 2016-17 academic year. The Dean's Award is granted annually to the graduating senior with the highest grade point average in each of the four disciplinary areas in H&S: Social & Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities, and Fine & Performing Arts.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 9:00-2:30
Clark Lounge, Campus Center

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Janet Millspaugh, R.N., is retiring from her position as a nurse at the Hammond Health Center after 30 years of service.

She has worked as a clinic nurse as well as her current position as Lab Result Nurse. In addition to this role, she coordinates with the local health department and chairs the Infection Control Committee at the Health Center.

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Thank You Students!

Contributed by Rick Watson on 05/17/2017 

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I would like to thank the students that donated their Bonus Bucks to purchase food for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG), has been invited to submit a manuscript to the peer-reviewed Journal of US-China Education Review for his original work on “Make STEM Education Great Again: The Challenges of Creating an Intentional and Transformational Pipeline for Historically Underrepresented College Students” which he is presenting at the 2017 National Conference on Race & Ethnicity In American Higher Education (NCORE) May 31 – June 3, 2017. 

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Buying a home is one of the best ways to build assets! Home Buyer U will show you how to be a successful and happy homeowner. Join us to learn more about:

  • How much money you need to buy a home
  • Your credit score and how it affects you
  • How much house you can afford
  • What a Realtor can do for you
  • How to get a mortgage
  • Strategies for choosing the right home
  • Home Inspections!
  • How to protect your investment

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All seniors, their families and all on campus are welcome to attend the Baccalaureate Mass taking place this Saturday May 20 at 5 pm in the Hockett Recital Hall in the Music School! Join us as we gather to celebrate the Eucharist and the class of 2017 before graduation on Sunday! 

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In a paper entitled ‘Cinephilia in the z-Dimension: Jean-Luc Godard’s Intertextual Vectors of Love and Death,’ he spoke on how the recent 3D films of French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard engage ideas on death espoused by French philosophers Emmanuel Levinas (‘Bad Conscience and the Inexorable’) and in turn Jacques Derrida (The Gift of DeathAdieu to Emmanuel Levinas).

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Dr. Carly Jo Hosbach-Cannon, Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, was selected as the 2017 Graduate Marshal for the 163rd Commencement of Syracuse University, held on May 14th.

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This informal conversation is a chance to get to know the two honorary degree recipients who will be part of the Sunday Commencement program.

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The Network and Unified Communications team with assistance from two third party partners will be replacing outdated network equipment in several buildings on campus between Monday May 22nd and Friday May 26th. Once complete, network services will be more reliable and ready to accommodate additional bandwidth.

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Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Contributed by Noel Wheeler on 05/15/2017 

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Submitted on behalf of Melinda Cozzolino, Faculty Coordinator of Graduate Studies. 

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the Graduate Hooding Ceremony. 

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This Saturday Ithaca College will commission two of its graduates into the US Army.

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Submitted on behalf of Brian Dickens, Vice President for Human Resources

As communicated in early March, the College has engaged Sibson Consulting (a Human Resources consulting firm that is nationally recognized in Higher Education), to reassess and update the staff compensation program and provide a high-level review of health benefits, retirement, and other pay-related policies.  To launch this project, members of the Sibson consulting team visited campus and met with various representative groups to begin to understand current perspectives around the College’s compensation and benefits programs. At that time, we indicated that our employees would have an opportunity to participate in this data gathering phase of the project through an on-line survey.  

 

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In an effort to support the increasing growth of conferences and events occurring at Ithaca College during the summer, Parking Services has collaborated with Campus Center and Event Services to create new summer parking restrictions that are more hospitable to the many visitors that are attracted to come to Ithaca College over the summer.  The goal of this change is to create a more welcoming environment for our summer guests who are unfamiliar with our campus.  These changes are feasible given the significant reduction of faculty, staff and students accessing parking facilities on campus during the summer months. 

 

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