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 The Ithacan was presented with a Gold Crown award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention on March 14 at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel in New York City. The Gold Crown awards are the highest honors presented by CSPA.

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On March 14 and 15, 2014, 16 students representing  5 research teams presented 10 posters about their research at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, in Boston, MA.

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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents the Financial Elder Abuse workshop on Wednesday, March 19, from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is FREE for IC students, faculty and staff, but registration is required. Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.

 

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Ticket information is now available for Seth Meyers’ performance on April 12 at Ithaca College. Ithaca College students will be able to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, March 19 at 10 a.m. EST. Any remaining seats will be open to the general public on Friday, March 21 at 10 a.m. EST.


To Purchase Tickets:

Visit: iceventstickets.com

Please note: You will need to create an account to purchase tickets. Create your account ahead of time for a faster and easier ticket purchase experience.

Ithaca College Students: To receive the IC student discount on non-premium seats, you MUST enter your student ID when you create your account. Enter your ID number in the "IC ID#/Promo Code" section. Ithaca College students can purchase up to 6 tickets. Non-premium seats are $15 each and premium seats are $40 each.

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Rachel Kushner’s most recent novel, The Flamethrowers, was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award. Her debut novel, Telex From Cuba, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, won the California Book Award and was a New York Times bestseller and Notable Book. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Believer, Artforum, Bookforum, Fence, Bomb, and Grand Street.  She is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow. Her reading on Thursday, March 20th at 7:30 pm in Park Hall Auditorium is free and open to the public.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2015 Senior Class Gift Committee.  More information about the Senior Class Gift Campaign and Committee can be viewed at http://goo.gl/YroKr7.

 

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Monday, March 17, 2014, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
http://events.ithaca.edu/calendar/day/2014/3/17

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Presented by Bodhi Rogers, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Think, Pair, Share is a form of cooperative group learning where students silently form their own answer and then share with their neighbors, group, or table. This instructional mode encourages all students to participate and has the potential to create cognitive dissonance, which may result in deeper learning.
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Stephen Sweet (Associate Professor of Sociology) has been selected as editor of the journal Teaching Sociology.

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John Confer (Biology), Leann Kanda (Biology) and Ireyena Li (recent ENVS graduate).  “Northern Saw-whet Owl regional patterns for fall migration and demographics revealed by banding data” accepted for publication in the Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 2014.

 

Submitted on behalf of Robert Cree, Associate Vice President for Business and Finance

 As the College’s strategic sourcing initiative gets underway, we are preparing to hold the initial “kick-off” meetings for each of the four advisory committees that have been created to assist with various aspects of the overall initiative.  The four advisory committees that have been created are as follows:  Supply Management, Change Management, Information Technology, and Purchasing/Travel Card.

 A listing of the members that will be serving on each of the committees can be found below:

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Assistant Professor of Education, Ellie Fitts Fulmer, recently presented "Emerging from 'Puzzling Moments': A White Teacher's Narrative in a Course on Multicultural Education," at the Penn GSE Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The annual conference, sponsored by the Center for Urban Ethnography, includes a special focus on teacher inquiry and on urban schooling and was held February 28 to March 1, 2014. 

Peter Martin, Assistant Professor of Education, recently presented research at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) in San Diego, California. NABE is a professional association that advocates for research and policies to address the needs of bilingual and English Language Learners, and Professor Martin presented his research, "Developing a Bilingual Literacy Program Through Teacher Initiative and Collaboration."

The Department of Occupational Therapy invites you to attend the annual Occupational Therapy Graduate Research Colloquium on Friday, March 21st.

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IC Theatre will present the contemporary musical, “Gone Missing,” originally created by The Civilians. Performances of this production will take place in the Clark Theatre at 8 p.m. on March 25, 27, 28, 29, and April 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. A 2 p.m. matinee will take place on March 29 and 30 and April 5.

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Sherry Deckman, Assistant Professor of Education, recently presented her research, "Doing Diversity Differently in One Black Student Organization," at the Penn GSE Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, held February 28 to March 1, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The research was based on a study she conducted as part of her dissertation, a portion of which was published last summer in the Harvard Educational Review.

Assistant Professor Cristina Gomez (Departments of Mathematics and Education) presented her work, "Connecting Research and Practice in the Mathematical Preparation of Elementary Teachers," at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 1, 2014. The research focused on the scholarship of teaching--changes to her own practice in light of changing requirements for preservice teacher candidates.

 

Ithaca College is pleased to host several events in the A&E Center over Spring Break and during the month of March. Due to these events several parking lots across campus will be impacted. Please read the following lot closures to determine how you may be impacted and direct any questions to Parking Services at 274-3756. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

 

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Janice Elich Monroe, associate professor and chair of the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, recently presented during Well Being International Week at HAMK University of Applied Sciences in Finland.

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