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Contributed by Tom Schneller on 02/10/2017
Open letter to the Ithaca College community:
We, the undersigned members of the steering committee of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, are writing in support of our part-time and contingent colleagues in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College.
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Ticket information is now available for Trevor Noah’s performance on April 8, 2017 at Ithaca College.
Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff will be able to purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, February 15, at 10 a.m. EST. Any remaining seats will be open to the general public on Friday, February 17, at 9 a.m. EST.
To purchase tickets, click here and select the “Buy Tickets” button under Trevor Noah’s photo. This will take you to the University Tickets system. Once you are on the University Tickets site, click on the “general public” button to create your account, or sign in if you already have an account.
Please note: Since you will need a University Tickets account to complete your ticket order, create your account ahead of time for a faster and easier purchase experience. For those seeking to purchase tickets beginning on Wednesday, February 15, you must use your Ithaca.edu address.
Maximum number of tickets per person is 6.
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Contributed by Karen Serbonich on 02/10/2017
Please return empty Intra- campus envelopes and duplicating envelopes and boxes to us by placing these in your mail/duplicating drop area in your building.
Please do not use for storing student files, office materials or for shipping.
Print Production calculates the cost to replenish unreturned supplies in the printing costs we charge. Help keep our costs low by returning empty Print Production supplies to our office by placing them in the mail/duplicating drop area in your building.
Contributed by Michael Twomey on 02/10/2017
English Department chair Dan Breen, Associate Professor, has published an article titled “Shakespeare and History Writing” about the historiographical dimension of Shakespeare’s plays. The article appears in Literature Compass, a highly-regarded online journal focusing on cutting-edge literary criticism.
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Contributed by Michele Lenhart on 02/09/2017
Contributed by John Fracchia on 02/09/2017
Contributed by Tom Schneller on 02/09/2017
Open Letter to Students, Faculty, Alumni and Friends of Ithaca College
Higher education in America is facing an existential crisis. The prohibitive cost of college education has barred an increasing number of young people from fulfilling their dreams, while for a majority of faculty, being a professor has become a dead-end job that offers no adequate pay, no job security, and no possibilities for advancement. While administrative salaries have soared, faculty compensation overall has decreased, and the percentage of tenure-eligible faculty has shrunk to under 30%. The result has been the creation of a new academic underclass: a “precariate” of demoralized and underpaid contingent professors who are forced to cobble together multiple jobs, do not have benefits, and sometimes have to rely on manual labor, food stamps or Medicaid to get by.
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The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded upon the powerful belief in kindness and dedicated to providing resources and tools that encourage acts of kindness.
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LGBTQ Film Series partners with Handwerker Gallery and Gerontology Institute for Gen Silent screening Feb 16 at 6 pm in the Handwerker Gallery
Contributed by Luca Maurer on 02/09/2017
Thursday February 16, 6 pm in the Handwerker Gallery
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Contributed by Tom Schneller on 02/09/2017
Open Letter to the Ithaca College Community,
The Department of Art History writes to express our deep appreciation and support for our part-time and contingent faculty members, who are currently involved in contract negotiations with the Ithaca College administration. We recognize the essential role performed by part-time and contingent faculty in the education of our students, and acknowledge that their labor conditions have an impact not only on their students’ educational experience, but also on the entire institution’s ability to fulfill its mission.
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Contributed by Christine Pogorzala on 02/09/2017
The Longview/Ithaca College Shuttle will be providing only limited service today due to the weather. It is anticipated that it will be back to its regular schedule tomorrow.
If there are any questions, please contact Christine Pogorzala, IC/LV Coordinator, at 607.274.1051 or email@example.com.
Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/08/2017
Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian K. Dickens
Maura Benner (Class of 2019, Health Sciences)
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Contributed by Tom Schneller on 02/08/2017
Open letter to the Ithaca College Community
We, the undersigned full-time, continuing faculty in the Department of English, are writing in support of our part-time and contingent co-workers in their present union negotiations with our college. We view these negotiations as necessary steps toward fair, living wages and a more welcoming and equitable working environment. It is in everyone’s interest that the wide disparity between faculty wages be ameliorated.
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Contributed by Teri Reinemann on 02/08/2017
Ithaca College Aging Studies Fieldwork Instructor Lisa Kendall and Dr. Nancy Kusmaul, University of Maryland, discuss the possible impacts of traumatic experiences as people transition into older adulthood. They describe specific applications of a trauma perspective with elders and what helping professionals might observe in their clients to warrant further assessment. Dr. Kusmaul and Ms. Kendall highlight the distinctive opportunities and manifestations for re-traumatization with the older adult population, and the trauma-informed care implications for organizations and caregivers serving older adults.
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Contributed by Maria Russell on 02/08/2017
Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but eating healthy and being physically active can be the key to a healthier heart. This Valentine’s Day, Exercise Science Students will be coming to your area to take your blood pressure and offer you a heart-healthy gift.
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Srijana Bajracharya presented at the 13th Annual International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability
Contributed by Tati Herold on 02/08/2017
Professor Srijana Bajracharya presented a paper at the 13th Annual International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 19th, 2017.
Srijana Bajracharya, from the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented a paper titled, “A Cross-cultural Assessment of Pro-environmental Behaviors (PEB) from Two Communities: A Pilot Study”. This study was a part of her sabbatical leave activity. The purpose was to pilot test the study and see if the methods including the instrument is adequate. Additional purpose was to see if there is a relationship between individual’s perceptions about themselves and the nature and their pro-environmental behavior with special focus on reducing solid waste and also see if there is a cultural differences between populations living in two countries, London and Tompkins County.
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