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 On Wednesday the Catholic Community will be hosting three Ash Wednesday services at 8:00, 12:15 and 5:30 at Muller Chapel

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In addition to making decisions on the 2014–15 budget and on faculty tenure/promotion cases, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees had the opportunity to continue discussions on the academic direction of the college, to hear from current students, and to meet with alumni and friends of the college during its recent meeting on the West Coast.

 

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"Paintings by Lin Price: Realities, Dreams, and Myths" is at The Gallery at the Ann Felton Multicultural Center March 3 through April 15, 2014. Artist's Reception will be Wednesday March 5, 11:30am - 12:30pm. The gallery is located at 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse.

Mike Titlebaum, who currently serves as director of Jazz Studies at the Ithaca College School of Music, recently presented a clinic entitled “Developing Your Band’s Groove: The Inner Game of Rhythm” at TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) in San Antonio.

 

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Saxophonist/composer/arranger Mike Titlebaum, who currently serves as director of Jazz Studies at the Ithaca College School of Music, recently performed a concert of his arrangements and original compositions at the James Madison University School of Music in Harrisonburg, VA.

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Dacia Maraini, a world-renowned novelist, journalist, playwright and activist, will give a lecture entitled "Saints and Rebels: Portraits of Women in History" at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Handwerker Gallery. Maraini will talk about the representation of women in her plays and novels.

The lecture will be followed, at 6:00 p.m., also at the Handwerker Gallery, by the dramatic reading of Dacia Maraini's play, Charlotte Corday, translated by Marella Feltrin-Morris and adapted by Emily Jackson.

 

 

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Hello Fitness Center Users!

As you may have noticed we recently installed some brand new strength training equipment.  If you are interested in learning more about how to use the new equipment we will have personal trainers available throughout the week for FREE!  The orientation hours are listed below.  If you have any questions please e-mail recsports@ithaca.edu.

Tuesday 3/4 - 7:00am-9:00am, 12:00pm-2:00pm, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Wednesday 3/5 - 7:00am-9:00am, 11:00am-2:00pm, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Thursday 3/6 - 7:00am-8:00am, 12:00pm-2:00pm, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Friday 3/7 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Do you know how to steer your career in the right direction?  Are you prepared to take action on career goals?  Do you know why it’s important to take advantage of networking opportunities?  These questions and more will be answered when you attend this workshop. 

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Los Angeles-based poet Will Alexander, whose work has been described as Afro-futurist or Afro-surrealist, will give a poetry reading that is free and open to the public on March 25th at 6:00 pm in the Handwerker Gallery. According to poet and critic Harryette Mullen, Will Alexander's "literary influences connect him to an international avant-garde, just as his experience as an African American connects him to a black diaspora, and to the political struggles of Third World people."

http://events.ithaca.edu/event/poetry_reading_by_will_alexander

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I am pleased to share that Molly Israel, director of communication in the Office of Marketing Communications, was recognized as the 2014 Young Professional/Rising Star by the Association of Communicators in Education (CUPRAP).

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David Gondek, Biology, will show and share how he uses student response systems to engage students in his biology classes. In addition to sharing his instructional strategies, he has first hand experience with both the Poll Everywhere and the Turning Technologies systems.

Date: Thursday, March 6
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Place: Gannett 316 (Center for Faculty Excellence)

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Contributed by Mary Ann Rishel on 03/03/2014 

Mary Ann Rishel, Professor Emerita, Writing, recently presented a paper on epistemology, language and humor at the International Society for Humor Studies Conference, College of William and Mary.  A second paper on teaching epistemologies with readings in the humanities was presented at the International Forum for University Teaching held at the Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

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Take the Ithaca Dining Services' Satisfaction Survey and enter to win a Google Nexus 7!

You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The surveys is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Click Here to complete the short online dining survey.

2. Insert your name and email address at the end of the survey and hit submit!

3. That's It! You're entered to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 Tablet!

Good luck everyone and thank you for your feedback!

 

(only one entry per person, please)

Join us on Tuesday, March 4th as we celebrate Mardi Gras, New Orleans style! We'll have a special menu along with music and merriment to go around! 

Come dressed in costume or in your best Purple, Green and Gold attire. Certain masqueraders will survey the landscape and hand out prizes to those dressed to the 9's! So, break out your masks and feathers and come join the good times!

Check out our Facebook Page for our Mardi Gras Menu! "Like" us while you're at it! You'll get sneak peaks for Dining Hall events.

You can adjust the working hours and days of your calendar so that others know when your work day starts and ends.  Once set, in the day or week view your calendar will appear white during working hours and all other hours will be shaded.  To adjust your working time:

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On Saturday, March 1, Ithaca College students Tommy Conners and Caitlin McSherry presented academic papers at Binghamton University's second annual conference on Latin American, Latin@, Caribbean, and Indigenous Studies.

 Tommy Conners is a Spanish (Teacher Ed) major and delivered a paper entitled "Translingualism: Gustavo Pérez Firmat's Self Expression of Hybridity"    

Caitlin McSherry is a double major in Cinema &Photography (Cinema Production concentration) and Art History. Her paper was entitled "Women in Revolutionary Cuba, As Portrayed and Discussed in Cuban Film"      

¡Felicitaciones a los dos!    

 

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At its February meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to 4 former faculty members and awarded promotions and tenure to 14 current faculty members.

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Women's Studies together with the Center for Faculty Excellence, Department of Psychology, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and Department of Politics cordially invite the entire campus community to a talk tentatively entitled "Googling Baby (On Global Assisted Reproduction Services" given by Debra Castillo, Cornell University Professor of Comparative Literature. The event, which is also in celebration of Women's History Month, will take place on March 4th at 7 in Textor 101. Join us for a lively discussion on a timely subject. 

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Wellness Wednesdays, the bring-your-lunch series for students, faculty, and staff is back. Most weeks there will be a drop-in practice session of meditation techniques.  Occasionally, we will also have outside speakers on other forms or meditation or stress management.

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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; this week's are listed below.

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

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