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Contributed by Baruch Whitehead on 03/21/2017
On Thursday March 23rd, 2017 at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall, Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa will perform with the IC African Drumming and Dance Ensemble and Worlds of Music Class.
The concert will feature music from the Ewe, Dagomba and Ga tribes of Ghana by the African Drumming and Dance Ensemble and the Worlds of Music Class.
Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa is very visual on stage and do an intense performance that incorporates modern African dance to enhance the music with colorful costumes, call and response singing supported by great melodic instruments, guitars, flutes keyboards and percussion featuring the Gangan (Yoruba talking Drum).
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Contributed by Michael Twomey on 03/21/2017
The Ithaca College Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Dan Breen, titled “Marlowe’s Edward II and the Limits of Humanist History,” on Thursday, March 23, at 12:10 to 1:45 p.m. in Business 301.
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Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 03/21/2017
Five History majors presented original research at the March 4, 2017 meeting of the Phi Alpha Theta Western New York Regional Meeting.The students presented their research to both their peers and faculty who are experts in the fields.
Naomi Hanson won one of six "Best Conference Paper" awards for "A Royal Encounter: Finding Commonality between Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley and Queen Elizabeth I."
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Contributed by Scott Erickson on 03/21/2017
The Ithaca College chapter of the American Marketing Association (ICAMA) was again recognized as one of the leading chapters in the country, receiving numerous awards at the 2017 AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, March 16-18.
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Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 03/20/2017
In collaboration with the Office of Programs and Outreach, the weekly D&I Discussion Circle will host a special workshop training focused on how to be an ally with IC alum, Cornell Woodson. Please join us on Wednesday, March 22 at noon (12pm) in the Taughannock Falls Room.
Allyship: What Does It Really Look Like?
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 03/20/2017
Thursday, April 6, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
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Dr. Ellie Fitts Fulmer (Education Department) and Dr. Alesha Gayle (University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education) present paper on racial literacy through comedy at Ethnography Forum in Philadelphia
Contributed by Bonita L. Hogben on 03/20/2017
Dr. Ellie Fitts Fulmer (Ithaca College, Education Department) and Dr. Alesha Gayle (University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education) presented a paper at the Ethnography in Education Research Forum at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia last month. Their paper, titled, “LOL? Humor and Racial Literacy in University Classrooms” explores using racial comedy media in college coursework, drawing on a literacy lens for understanding more about this practice. Specifically, Fulmer and Gayle seek to move towards a theory of racial comedy in teacher education, given that this is currently widely practiced in college classrooms absent of a critical framework undergirding it.
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Professor Srijana Bajracharya publishes an article in the International Journal of Health, Wellness, & Society
Contributed by Tati Herold on 03/20/2017
Srijana Bajracharya from the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education published an article titled, “Knowledge, Perceived Benefits and Barriers of College Employees Regarding Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening: A Replication Study” in a peer reviewed journal, International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society. This paper was presented at the International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society, in Madrid, Spain, in 2015.
The purpose of this project was to replicate a previous study and examine current employees’ knowledge and perception regarding CRC issues and find out if there is any difference between the results from two studies. The main reason for this research was to find out what current population’s needs are so that targeted CRC educational workshops can be planned for them.
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Parenting the Hardest Job in the World: An 8 week series for parents/caregivers.
Parenting Skills Workshop Series -- PS: It Works! Communication Skills for All
Learn to talk with your children using the skills: Encouragement, Can Do, Choices, Self-Control and Respecting Feelings.
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Dr. Vanessa R. Mirabito, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC and graduate student researchers from the Department of Physical Therapy are looking for volunteers to participate in a study involving two different taping techniques (kinesio taping) for the treatment of neck pain.
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Project Look Sharp's "Santa Expert" Cyndy Scheibe Helping Keep the Magic Alive: A Reflection on the Macy’s Believe Campaign 3 months later
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 03/20/2017
In the internet age, where a simple Google search can spoil the magic of Santa Claus for kids, Macy’s hoped to fill the World Wide Web with positive affirmations of belief. Cyndy Scheibe, a developmental psychologist from Ithaca College, had conducted her own research on belief in Santa to contribute to Macy’s efforts.
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Contributed by Eleanor Henderson on 03/20/2017
Stephen Burt, the final Distinguished Visiting Writer of the spring 2017 semester, will give a reading on Tuesday, March 28th in Klingenstein Lounge at 8 PM.
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Contributed by Katy Hall on 03/19/2017
Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs!
Tuesday, March 21
Join us for lunch as at this kick-off event as Mr. Spiotti speaks about his experience in athletics and how that has shaped his unique leadership style.
Open to All! Students: RSVP in OrgSync under the School of Business tab for Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance.
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Starting and Navigating Your Career: What I Learned in and (Mostly) out of the Classroom, and What to do with it: Mike Ungvary '87
Contributed by Katy Hall on 03/19/2017
Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs!
Thursday, March 23
Join Mr. Ungvary for pizza and an interactive discussion about his role as Vice President of Strategy and Payer Relations at Siemens Healthcare USA and how he got there!
Open to All. Students: RSVP in OrgSync under the School of Business tab for Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance.
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Contributed by Rachel Gould on 03/19/2017
Ithaca College's exchange partner Akita International University (AIU) offers semester, full year, and short-term study abroad opportunities in English for IC students, as well as opportunities for international collaboration for faculty. There will be an informational meeting this Tuesday, March 21, 12:10-1:00, in Friends 205 with an AIU representative who will be visiting campus. The meeting is open to both students and faculty members wishing to learn more about what AIU has to offer.
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On Monday, March 20th Digital Instruction and Information Services will be moving the fixIT Shop from Friends 110 to Job 104, adjacent to the Service Desk. This move will improve our service to the campus community by centralizing our services with the Service Desk to provide one location for all information technology support needs.
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The Ithacan Wins Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Crown and “Apple Award” for Best of Show at National College Media Convention
Contributed by Michael Serino on 03/19/2017
The Ithacan was presented with a Silver Crown award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention on March 12 at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel in New York City. The Crown Awards are the highest honors presented by CSPA.
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