Contributed by Michele Lenhart on 09/18/2014
The 13th annual Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) for Ithaca College students will be held on October 31 to November 2, 2014. This two and a half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationship to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group. There will also be an opportunity to connect in smaller, informal groups.
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Contributed by Rachel Wagner on 09/18/2014
Want to come play (or learn to play) contra music? Come to Fish Bowl, the open contra music group that meets on Friday afternoons in the Campus Center, near or inside the Fish Bowl (the glass-walled room near the coffee shop). On nice days, we'll be outdoors on the patio.
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Contributed by Steve Desmond on 09/18/2014
Join us for a fun and easy 30 minute walk/jog/run/roll around campus!
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Contributed by Maura Stephens on 09/18/2014
A handful of ordinary folks -- teachers, students, and young parents among them -- heartsick at the escalating war despite mounting popular resistance to it, alarmed that government surveillance was spiraling out of control, having tried all sorts of peaceful protest and seeing no other way to effect change, decided to break into an FBI office.
Their hope: to expose the bureau's political spying by collecting actual records, thereby allowing the U.S. public to see and judge for themselves.
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Timecards for the pay period September 8-September 21 must be submitted and approved by Tuesday, September 23rd at noon in order for payment on Friday, September 26.
It is important that you verify the dates on the timecard when you submit it for approval. If you create your timecard after September 21, you will need to choose the correct timecard from the list of values on the top of the timecard next to "Pay Period." Any future-dated timecards will not be processed. Also, if you have not yet done so, please sign up for direct deposit in Parnassus.
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book reading: The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. 9/18 6pm Buffalo St. Books
Contributed by Patricia Rodriguez on 09/18/2014
Cornell Professor, Ed Baptist presents his eye opening book "The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism"
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Contributed by Claire Swensen on 09/18/2014
Paula Ioanide, associate professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), published her essay “Oprah, Obama and Cosby Say Blacks Should Just Work Harder, Isn’t that Right?” The Myth of Meritocracy in Getting Real About Race: Hoodies, Mascots, Model Minorities, and Other Conversations, McClure, Stephanie M., Cherise A. Harris, eds. (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2014). Click link above if interested in ordering an exam copy.
Anthony Adornato, recently presented a paper at the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference in Montreal. His paper was titled “Forces at the Gate: Social Media’s Influence on Editorial and Production Decisions in Local Television Newsrooms.”
Adornato, an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, conducted a nationwide survey of news directors. The results show popular, or trending, content and topics on social media are a significant factor in choosing stories to cover. The study also explored how these stories are treated in newscasts versus those gathered through more traditional sources, and how relying on social media can increase the chance that newsrooms will spread misinformation.
Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/18/2014
Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 09/18/2014
Making connections is critical for anyone who wants to find professional opportunities, however, it can seem like a daunting process. This workshop will examine the different ways that people network and discuss strategies for doing it successfully.
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Report back from Colombia, Alternatives to Exploitation and War, features IC professor Patricia Rodriguez and premeire of film Dignity, Justice and Reparations
Contributed by Beth Harris on 09/17/2014
In July IC Politics professor Patricia Rodriguez led a delegation of eleven community members from Ithaca, Syracuse and Cortland (and one from Washington, D.C.) to Cajibío, Colombia to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of a “sister community” relationship with the Movimiento Campesino de Cajibío (Campesino Movement of Cajibío, MCC). During the 2014 Latino Heritage Month, Ithaca and Cortland participants in the delegation will share the extraordinary work of the MCC at their report back, Alternatives to Exploitation and War: Solidarity Economies and Communities, on Wednesday, September 17, 7-9pm. This event, which is free and open to the public, will be on the second floor of First Unitarian Society of Ithaca’s Annex, 208 E. Buffalo St. Refreshments will be served.
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Contributed by Patricia Zimmermann on 09/17/2014
Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari)
(Robert Wiene, Germany, 1922, 67 min)
With live improvisational score by the Cloud Chamber Orchestra (listen here)
Moderated Q and A with musicians immediately following the performance
Hockett Recital Hall
FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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Contributed by Tony Tabone on 09/17/2014
ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:
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Contributed by Naeem Inayatullah on 09/17/2014
Beachler and Shevory’s WHEN GOOD COMPANIES GO BAD: 100 CORPORATE MISCALCULATIONS AND MISDEEDS provides a detailed, accessible, and essential guide to recent cases of irresponsible, illegal, and sometimes criminal corporate behavior. Coverage areas include: financial and banking, health care, environment, arms exports, fraud, civil rights, sexual harassment, employment, and more.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 09/17/2014
Professor Nicholas Muellner (Photography) will give a visiting artist’s lecture at Cornell’s School of Architecture, Art and Planning on Monday, September 22, at 5:15 p.m. in Milstein Auditorium.
For more information about the event, click here.
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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will participate in National News Engagement Day on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.
National News Engagement Day is an initiative of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and is designed to encourage people of all ages to explore news and raise awareness about the importance of being informed.
Panel: Local Media and the Importance of Audience Engagement
Moderated by Bob Kur ’70
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Contributed by Rosalie Fitzgerald on 09/17/2014
Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Assistant Provost
It is my pleasure to invite faculty applications for the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester of the London Sabbatical Program. Applicants must be eligible for an approved and funded sabbatical from their school covering faculty salary either for the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester. The selected faculty members are expected to teach one course complementary to the London Center curriculum (an ICC-designated course is preferred), interact with London Center instructors and students, and attend London Center faculty meetings.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 09/17/2014
Ithaca Dining Services with support from the IC community helped Chris Allinger to reach his $30,000 goal to support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack Program, here in Tompkins County! Read more about Walkin' the Walk in and our efforts to stop Childhood Hunger.
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