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Contributed by Matt Morgan on 03/13/2014
Dr. Margaret Arnold, Associate Dean of HSHP and Associate Professor of Recreation and Leisure Studies, recently presented at the Academy of Leisure Sciences Teaching Institute in Pacific Grove, California. Dr. Arnold delivered a presentation entitled "Sense of Community: Tweets, MOOCS, and Branding, Oh My!" with Dr. Charles Bullock, Dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Arts, from San Jose State University.
Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership winners for the 2013-2014 School Year
Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 03/13/2014
The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to congratulate the following junior and senior students who were selected to receive the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership this year. The award is given to students who excel academically, perform service to the College community and nation, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.
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Contributed by Tony Tabone on 03/13/2014
ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Taskstream, Sakai, Excel, Photoshop, and Access from Monday, March 17 through Friday, March 21.
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Contributed by Paul Deamer on 03/13/2014
School of Business Assistant Dean Dawn Kline, will be presenting at the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region 1 Conference in Newport, RI, March 19-21.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/13/2014
Congratulations! We posted our first "Quit Smoking" Intercom 4 weeks ago and if you've quit smoking for 4 weeks, you have probably already seen some of these great benefits of quitting:
Keep smoke free! You're doing great!
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 03/12/2014
Dr. D. Brandon Williams
“Obesity: Causes & Cures”
Dr. Williams will also present:
12:10-1 pm, CNS 115
Anyone interested in the health profession should attend.
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Contributed by Cory Brown on 03/12/2014
Writing Department Associate Professor Cory Brown won one of three finalist awards in The Missouri Review's Jeffrey E. Smith Editor's Prize, for his personal essay "Compliance." The essay is scheduled to be published in the fall issue of South Loop Review.
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 03/12/2014
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 8 to 18 year olds in the US spend nearly 8 hours a day engaged with media. Because of this reality, it is important that our classrooms address contemporary forms of communication if they are to be relevant and engaging platforms for teaching 21st century literacy. On Saturday March 14, Director of Curriculum and Staff Development for Project Look Sharp Chris Sperry will present two workshops on Media Literacy in the 21st Century, with one focusing on ELA and Social Studies, and the other on STEM.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 03/11/2014
The Web infrastructure maintenance scheduled for Thursday, March 13th is being postponed due to unexpected technical difficulties.
Contributed by Michele Lenhart on 03/11/2014
The Leadership Scholars program recognizes students with a demonstrated record of academic and co-curricular achievements. Students enter the program during their first year at Ithaca College and take on new leadership challenges every semester until they graduate. Components of the program include service projects, professional development, and leadership in student organizations that is recorded in leadership portfolios that are presented to administrators and peers every semester.
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When it comes to retirement planning, it’s never too early to start! The more you invest and the earlier you start planning increases the likelihood of a successful retirement. Not sure where to start? Start here:
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Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, Pre-doctoral Diversity Fellow in Modern Languages, presented at MACLAS Conference
Contributed by Enrique Gonzalez-Conty on 03/11/2014
On Friday May 7th, Enrique González Conty presented a paper titled “Redefining Identity in Contemporary Cuban Cinema" at the Mid-Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies Conference in New Brunswick, NJ. The conference was hosted by Rutgers University.
Contributed by Pam Ameigh on 03/11/2014
Theresa Radley, Vice President Education and Membership of the Ithaca College Toastmasters Club, won the Area 10 International Speech Contest on Saturday in Cortland with her speech, "Seeing My Strength."
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 03/10/2014
Ithaca, NY – On November 11 2013, the entire teaching at the Elizabeth Anne Clune (EAC) Montessori School in Ithaca New York participated in a full day training that focused on the integration of media production and analysis into core curriculum. Chris Sperry facilitated the workshop as Director of Curriculum and Staff Development for Ithaca College’s media literacy initiative, Project Look Sharp (www.projectlooksharp.org). Both Project Look Sharp and the Ithaca City School district are excited to be bringing their professional experience to help out the local Montessori schools.
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Contributed by Beth Rugg on 03/09/2014
As a reminder, ITS full time staff will be participating in an all day retreat on Wednesday March 12, 2014. The Helpdesk will be open normal business hours but second tier support will not be available.
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Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 03/07/2014
Writing Department Associate Professor Catherine Taylor gave a presentation on “Research and Innovative Writing: History, Archives, and Documentary Aesthetics” at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a public reading of her creative writing as part of the "Felix Series of New Writing" on Thursday, March 6th.
Mary Ann Erickson, Chair of Aging Studies, Presents at National Meeting on Higher Education and Aging
Contributed by Paula Davis on 03/07/2014
Mary Ann Erickson, associate professor and chair of aging studies, recently presented at the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)'s Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference in Denver. Erickson's presentation, "What Undergraduate Intellectual Biographies Tell Us About Aging Studies," summarized the narratives of 17 recent graduates, who had participated in a gerontology senior seminar in which they were required to write an intellectual biography outlining the experiences that shaped their identity as a gerontologist.
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Contributed by Bill Scheddin on 03/07/2014
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