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 The Physical Therapy Department would like to congratulate graduate student Candice Brown on being awarded the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Scholarship of Excellence.  The purpose of this scholarship program is to recognize outstanding students in the allied health professions who are achieving excellence in their academic programs and have significant potential to assume future leadership roles in the allied health professions.

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Sherry Deckman, Education, presented, “Doing Diversity Differently in One Black Student Organization” at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC in December. This paper presentation focused on Sherry’s ongoing research on diversity in higher education. In the study this paper is derived from, she draws on over a year of ethnographic fieldnotes and participant interviews to document how one black undergraduate student organization at Harvard University negotiates a multiracial membership.

The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce its Faculty-in-Residence for the 2015-2016 academic year. Each of the Residents will focus on a project that has relevance for the college community.

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This is a reminder for users of College computers not to upgrade to Java 8 if prompted. Java 8 is not fully tested with Parnassus core apps, HomerAdmin, and other applications commonly used on campus.

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Career Services wishes to inform the community that Ms. Laura Klemer from PWC  has rescheduled her upcoming visit due to the winter storm that is expected to impact the Northeast this week. The new date for her visit is February 11.

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When you log into the Ithaca College myHome portal on Wednesday, January 28, the sign-up page for the Emergency Notification System (ENS) will automatically appear. We urge you to add or update your contact information when you see this page. This is repeated at the beginning of each semester, though you may add/update your information at any time by going to the ENS website.

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The Ithaca College Office of Human Resources is introducing a new way to receive the latest information on Employee Benefits & Work/Life.   

Employees will be able to keep up on the latest information as well as learn more about the services offered by our benefit partners through postings on the Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Facebook page. 

In addition, we will be offering a new segment to include Employee Benefits to the existing Work/Life Blog.  Our Work/Life Blog already offers the latest information on Work/Life and Wellness related news. The Blog has been renamed to the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Blog to include benefits related material as well.  Please check us out.

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 Join us this Friday, January 30th for Faculty/Staff Family night as Ithaca College basketball teams take on Utica College.

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If you are between the ages of 18 and 25 and received services for mental health or substance abuse challenges while an adolescent living with family at home, we want to hear your experiences and your point of view on these topics.

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Applying to the RA, SLC, OL, PCA, President's Host or other leadership position on campus? Make sure your resume makes the right kind of first impression! In this session you'll learn how to reflect the experiences and skills you have in relation to the leadership position, in addition to other important resume essentials.

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Congratulations to Dr. Orlando-Marquez Kittrell, State Grants Administrator/Manager of the Office of State Grants at Ithaca College.  Dr. Kittrell has been awarded full membership in the STEM Education Coalition based in Washington, D.C., and will represent Ithaca College on the Coalition's Leadership Council. 

Dr. Kittrell joins a select group of educators and decision-makers who work together to inform federal and state policymakers on the critical need, goals, and global benefits for improving of STEM education at every level.  As a member of the Coalition, the Ithaca College Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) Program recently lent its support 

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Please join us for the Physics Spring Seminar Series as Matthew Price, Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy, gives a talk on The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics:

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 to:

Isamu Akasaki, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan
Hiroshi Amano, Nagoya University, Japan
and Shuji Nakamura, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
“for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources"

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next week are listed below. 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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Does your organization need an iPhone app developed?  Students in the Computer Science course "Software Engineering" (COMP 34500) will be providing free iPhone app development for Ithaca College organizations this spring.

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February is American Heart Month, a time to learn about your risks for heart disease and staying “heart healthy.” To celebrate, we will be hosting a Heart Health Trivia Challenge on the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page beginning on February 2nd. You do not have to be a member of Mind, Body, Me to participate!

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If you were inducted as a member of Phi Kappa Phi at another institution, we want to know! There is an active chapter at Ithaca College and we would like to include you on updates and announcements regarding several important events taking place throughout the year.

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Come practice your French in a casual and friendly atmosphere at the weekly French conversation group!  French speakers of all levels are welcome. 

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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.

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Join this unique, three week study abroad program and volunteer at festivals such as the Galway International Arts Festival. Watch the video here !!

Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 20th. This program is open to all academic majors.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 15 years.  There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.

 

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