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April 19, 2016 12:10-1:00pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Presented by Elizabeth Belanger, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

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Please join us for the bilingual performance of 

Coser y cantar (Sewing and Singing) 

Friday, April 15th, 2016
5:30pm
Studio 2, Dillingham

 

Free and open to the public!

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Need a break from your routine?  Take in some live music at the School of Music!  Selected highlights are listed below, or peruse the complete calendar.

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Free popcorn! Raffle prizes!

All are invited to the second-annual Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival. The fun starts this afternoon, Friday April 15, with a screening of Americanese in Textor 102 at 4:00pm. Director Eric Byler and author Shawn Wong will join us to answer questions about writing, film, and the process of adaptation.

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Have a car? Share a ride with other Ithaca College commuters and make a difference by reducing your carbon footprint and help relieve traffic congestion. Looking for a ride? Post a ride at  and find matches with those who are going the same way.

Eric Machan Howd (Lecturer in Writing, IC H&S Class of 1990) received a national innovation award for preparing students and faculty for online learning; he has also been asked to coordinate electronic portfolio (ePortfolio) efforts across the State University of New York (SUNY).

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Sean Eversley Bradwell, candidate for the position of Director of Programs and Outreach, Provost/Educational Affairs, will give a presentation in response to the prompt, “What challenges do you see facing the Ithaca College community as they relate to diversity and inclusion?”  Given these challenges, what is your vision for transforming the IC community in this position?”

 

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On Friday, April 15, the Ithaca College Student United Way will be holding their annual Family Carnival from 5pm-8pm in the IC Fitness Center lower gyms. The carnival will include a bounce houses, food, raffles, crafts and various activities.

The admission is $3 per child and $5 per adult and $16 total for parties of 5 or more.

The money raised is used to create small grants that support a variety of local community organizations. Funds have been used to assist many organizations over the past seven years, including Ithaca Health Alliance, Greater Ithaca Activities Center, and Ithaca Children's Garden.

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Public Viewing night, is ON for TONIGHT!! Friday, April 15th from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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Joe Goodliffe, Biochemistry ‘09   

"Spatiotemporal Development of the Forebrain in the Dp16 Mouse Model of Down Syndrome"

April 21   
CNS 112
4 pm.

Everyone is welcome.

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 Please join us Friday evening (Tonight!) for an installation by composer and media artist, Kathy McTavish.

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On Sunday, April 17 at 1pm in Textor 102, nationally known hip-hop sensation Sammus will perform some of her songs and give her thoughts on race, gender, and gaming.  Admission is free.

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ITHACON, held on the IC Campus Saturday and Sunday has lots to offer kids of all ages: a classic comic book convention, crafts, comic creation workshop, pokemon, Harry Potter Trivia, cosplay, and a coloring contest.

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The New York Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists Northeast Region held their annual conventions the weekend of April 8–10 and presented their respective professional and student press awards.

Once again, The Ithacan was named Best College Newspaper in New York State by the NYPA and received numerous individual awards. in addition, stories from the paper took First Place in the Best News Story category from both organizations. The awards were for work produced during the 2015 calendar year (Jack Curran ’15, editor-in-chief Spring 2015; Kira Maddox ’16, editor-in-chief Fall 2015).

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Dorothy VanArkel Boothroyd, longtime supporter of the School of Music, passed away March 10 in Sarasota, Florida. She was the widow of former trustee Robert S. Boothroyd '24, after whom Boothroyd Hall is named.

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Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, will discuss the innovative uses of mobile and social media for journalism, at the 2016 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Convention in Las Vegas. Serving on two panels, his talks are: 

-There’s An App For That: Storytelling with Snapchat

-Curriculum Swapshop: Digital-First Story Pitches, Developing News Stories for Social Media and Mobile 

 

Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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This competition is open to any Ithaca College student in any program at any level.  

Six businesses will give a ten minute presentation about their company, followed by five minutes of Q&A from a panel of experienced judges.  After deliberation, the top three business plans will be announced and prize money awarded to help get the businesses off the ground!

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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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All are invited to the second-annual Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival. Events start tomorrow, Friday April 15, with a screening of Americanese in Textor 102 at 4:00pm. Director Eric Byler and author Shawn Wong will be joining us. Start the weekend right with a movie, popcorn, raffle prizes, and more! 

Asia Night (in the pub) will follow the movie. Join us for a night of fun, food, and prizes. 

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