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 The Tompkins County Relay for Life will be held on campus at Butterfield Stadium July 12-July 13, 2014 (5 pm to 5 am).  IC Hope is Ithaca's award winning Relay team, and we are anxious to have you join us!  We walk all night because cancer does not sleep; we raise funds through donations to help fund research in hopes of finding a cure for cancer (6-7 researchers funded are right here at Cornell!).  We are a fun team known for our spunk and our dedication...won't you join us?  Here is the link to join our team: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14EA?team_id=1504086&pg=team&fr_id=57439

IC Hope will be having a fabulous garage sale this Saturday, June 28th from 8 am - noon at the corner of Yates St.  and Willow Ave. in the Fall Creek area. We have tons of great items, including bikes, household items, games, a portable sewing machine, bookcases and more! All proceeds will go the the Relay.  Check out the sale, and while you are there, check out the team as well...you just might end up joining us!

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I am pleased to announce the appointment of Bonny Griffith as interim associate vice president for marketing communications, effective July 7.

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Carol Henderson, Associate Provost for Accreditation, Assessment and Curriculum is pleased to announce the formation of the Center for Academic Advancement (CAA).

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On Saturday, June 21st one of the college internet service providers will be performing extensive work on their network, which will result in a 2-4 hour downtime of websites and web services starting at 6:15 AM.

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The campus voice mail system will be unavailable for approximately 2 hours* starting at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, 6/24 due to system maintenance. During the maintenance, callers will not be able to access voice mail "trees" or leave voice mail messages.

*Note that the downtime is a correction from the originally-published one hour window.

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 Submitted on behalf of Interim Provost Linda Petrosino

Michael Yarrow, a longtime advocate for peace and justice who retired as an associate professor of sociology in 1997, passed away on June 2 at the age of 74.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 28, at 2:00 p.m. at the Third Street Quaker Meetinghouse, 120 Third Street in Ithaca.
 
 

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Marie Sanford, Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, presented a poster at the 22nd Annual Colloquium of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children-APSAC (June 11-14, 2014) in New Orleans, LA.. The poster was entitled “Clinical Perspectives in Interviewing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children.”

The Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology has conducted ongoing research in oral proficiency of non-native English speakers. The most recent presentation included work contributed by graduate student research assistants, Anne Escobedo (Class of 2015) and Julie Balazs (Class of 2014) with faculty member, Marie Sanford.

They presented a paper at the 9th International Conference of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences held at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. The paper was entitled “Identifying Reliable Predictors of Oral Proficiency in Non-Native English Speakers.”

Click here to view the presentation.

The Department of Physical Therapy (PT) recently experienced the departure of three faculty members. At the end of May, Dr. Deborah Nawoczenski and Dr. Ernest Nalette retired, and Dr. Karen Nolan pursued her career at another institution.

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Quoted in the media: Faculty members Alka Bramhandkar, Chris Hummel, Susan Swensen Witherup, Kari Brossard Stoos and Michael McCall; staff members Tom Rochon, Diana Dimitrova, Michael O’Neill, Gerard Turbide; and student Leah Galant. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.

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Marlena Grzaslewicz, an Emmy-winning sound editor, recently finished work on Ken Burns' upcoming documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate Story. The series is set to air on PBS in September.

Grzaslewicz served as dialogue editor on the project. At Ithaca College Grzaslewicz is a Pendleton Endowed Chair and Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies.

This week PBS released a preview of the series which is now available online. To watch the preview, visit: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-roosevelts/.
 

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"IC Love at First Sight"....NEEDS YOUR HELP! :)

The First-Year Residential Experience is collaborating with IC More Love Letters -- a student organization with IC Campus Cursive -- to provide a "love letter" for every first-year student room for their arrival on August 24th!  We're calling this initiative, "IC Love at First Sight"!

That means we need to write 1,077 love letters!!...WE COULD USE YOUR HELP!

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There will be no drop-in service available at Career Services for Tuesday, June 24 due to a staff planning meeting.  However, the office will remain open for taking phone and in-person messages as well as to schedule appointments. 

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Carlos Figueroa (Politics Department) has recently presented a paper titled “The Footnote/Endnote as an Interpretive Analytical Tool in Historical Political Science” as part of the Interpretation Across the Discipline panel, and also chaired a discussion on "Theorizing Black Identity" within the section titled Race, Ethnicity and Politics.  These sessions were part of the Western Political Science Association annual conference held in Seattle, WA, April 2014.  

Stewart Auyash, Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, participated as a member of the program review team for the IES Study Abroad programs in Cape Town, South Africa.  The on-site portion of the review took place in May.

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ICTV's Newswatch 16 won Fierst Place for Best News Story in the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association competition.

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Asma Barlas, professor and director, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, gave a keynote and a three-day class at the summer school on 'Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies,' in Granada, Spain, during the week of June 9th.

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On Monday May 26th, Enrique Gonzalez-Conty presented a paper titled “Inconsolable Memories: Miguel Coyula's Reconstruction of Cuban Cinema" at the Caribbean Studies Association Annual Conference in Merida, Mexico.

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Now is the time to learn all about Ithaca College's unique wellness program, MIND, BODY, ME, which focuses on YOU! This program gets you involved by helping you identify and move towards your personal health and well-being goals.

MIND, BODY, ME OPEN HOUSE
June 18, 2014 | 11:00am - 1:30pm
Klingenstein Lounge (Campus Center) 
Events Calendar - 
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Michael "Bodhi" Rogers receives the 2014 Excellence in Education award from the SUNY Geneseo Alumni Association.

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