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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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  Raza Rumi (Scholar in residence, Honors Program) recently published a blog entitled ' Media in the Cross Hairs: Militants Continue to Target Journalists in Pakistan' for The Center for International Media Assistance, Washington D.C. Despite the commitments of the Pakistan government to protect journalists, media freedoms remain endangered in the country. Pakistani journalists continue to struggle with the threats posed by violent extremists who consider media to be a legitimate target. 

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School of Music Concerts

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/08/2016 

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Selected concerts are highlighted below, or see the full calendar.

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The Women’s Swimming and Diving Team will be offering private swimming and diving lessons again this spring. We invite all different ages and skill abilities to participate. A member of the team will teach participants in either a private lesson or in a group of two. Each session is 45 minutes long with your convenient choice of time slot: 9:30-10:15 am OR 10:30-11:15am. We will try to accommodate your requests the best that we can. Whether you or your child wants to enjoy the pool for the first time, they need work on refining their strokes and turns, or if you’re training for a triathlon, the swim team is here to help!

The dates are: 
April 9
April 16 
April 23
April 24
April 30

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Have a car? Post your commute on Zimride, Ithaca College’s private ride matching network and share the costs with others going the same way. www.zimride.com/ithaca/

 

Faculty, staff and student groups are invited to reserve a table at the upper deck of Terrace Dining Hall. Reserve your space at the table today!

 

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Summer Orientation is Live!

Contributed by Erica Shockley on 04/07/2016 

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New students can now sign up for their summer orientation session. Check out what they are learning about on the orientation website!

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Farewell to Beth Blinn

Contributed by Kirra Franzese on 04/07/2016 

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Please join me in acknowledging the contributions of Beth Blinn as Manager of Student employment as she leaves Ithaca College after over 12 years.  Beth’s last day at the College will be April 12th.

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Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.

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The Ithaca College School of Business has joined the PhD Project, an organization whose mission is to increase the diversity of corporate America by increasing the diversity of business school faculty. Sean Reid, Dean of the School of Business, says, I am very excited that Ithaca College has become a participating institution in the PhD Project. Our accrediting body, AACSB International and several partners including the KPMG Foundation, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), and the Citi Foundation established the PhD Project hopeful that a more diverse business faculty would lead to advances in workplace diversity. As a participating institution, the Ithaca College School of Business will have access to a talent pipeline of diverse business faculty who will better prepare our students for success as future business leaders.

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Dr. Stephen Tropiano, associate professor of screen studies and director of the Ithaca College Los Angeles Program, delivered a public lecture in March at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism on the University of Southern California campus. 

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Dr. Matthew Holtmeier, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Screen Studies, recently presented at the annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference in Atlanta. 

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Do You Want to Win a Tablet?

Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/07/2016 

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In conjunction with National Financial Literacy Month, we are pleased to team up with TIAA to bring faculty and staff the newest What's Your Financial IQ Challenge 2.0. By testing your financial know-how, you could win a tablet computer

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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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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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A budget helps you determine whether you can grab that bite to eat or should head home for a bowl of soup.  

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Don't miss this opportunity to learn from ENVS naturalist, snake charmer, tracker and department chair Jason Hamilton. He will be teaching two classes this spring/summer that can bring you into closer contact with the local landscape. 

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Mauk’s pedagogical method, Saxophone Warm-Ups, was recently published in the People’s Republic of China. Mauk toured China in 2012 and presented concerto and recital performances, as well as master classes in several cities. His association with the premiere saxophone professor in China, Yusheng Li, led to his method being published there. The book was released only last month and will be one of the few English language saxophone books to be translated into Chinese. 

Submitted by Business and Finance - Janet Williams, Controller

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TVR320: Topics in Media Technology: The Seduction and Surveillance of New Media (ICC WI) focuses on how the seduction of new media (mobile, social, web, etc.) has led to some unanticipated outcomes that affect our personal life experience in both utopic and dystopic ways. 

 

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