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Posted on behalf of Rory Rothman and Terri Stewart:

With Halloween approaching, IC wishes you a happy Halloween night and weekend!  Each year, we like to share with the campus community some thoughts on how to keep your Halloween safe and enjoyable. 

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Hélène Larin, PT, PhD, a member of the IC Tots on Bots research team, presented "Effect of Robotic Self-initiated Mobility Experience on Cognition in Pre-crawling Infants: Preliminary Findings."

 

We are looking for infants who will soon turn 5 months, born within 3 weeks of due date, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees, and are developing typically.  

 

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On October 14-15, the Ithaca College School of Business hosted the 13th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management, and Organisational Learning, drawing scholars and practitioners from around the world to discuss key topics managing data, knowledge, and intelligence.

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Arhlene A. Flowers, associate professor in Integrated Marketing Communications, and Yvette Sterbenk, assistant professor in Communication Management and Design, published “Winter, You Win: Ithaca Convention and Visitors Bureau ‘Surrenders’ to Key West with an Unconventional Campaign that Goes Viral” in Case Studies in Strategic Communication (CSSC). CSSC is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of strategic communication through the case study form. Both Flowers and Sterbenk are in the Department of Strategic Communication housed in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.

 

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The 2nd Annual U.S. Media Literacy Week will be held from October 31-November 4, 2016. This week is designed to bring attention and visibility to media literacy education in the United States. The National Association for Media Literacy Education is working to create a media literacy week to showcase the amazing work done by media literacy educators and organizations across the country. The overall mission of Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its role in education today.

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This program will provide small grants of up to $300 to individual faculty members to help defray the costs connected with developing or redesigning a course that incorporates or is focused on diversity and/or international/cultural issues (/diversity/). Costs covered include books, other print materials, digital resources such as DVDs or other electronic resources, and laboratory supplies when relevant. Material purchases are limited to items that are directly related to the development or redesign of the course. The program is not intended for use by faculty in their quest for advanced degrees. Early career and ALANA faculty are strongly encouraged to apply.

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 Thursday, October 27, 12-12:50 pm - Gannett 319 --The Digital Commons: Supporting Open Access at Ithaca College

Bridget Bower, College Archivist, will introduce the Digital Commons@IC, our online repository for hosting the scholarship of Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff.  Matt Gorney, Digital Media Coordinator, DIIS, will discuss adding Kaltura-created media to the Commons.

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We're bringing you the Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair. 

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Through the collaborative efforts of the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, our campus partners in various departments and offices, and our student organizations, we are able to provide various opportunities to learn, share, celebrate, empower, and appreciate Latinx Heritage Month, Native Heritage: 1st Peoples Month, Black History Month, and Focus Asia Month. 

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The deadline for summer sessions 2017 undergraduate course proposals is November 1st.

If you'd like to propose a summer session undergraduate course, contact your department chair.

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Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? Join us on Thursday, October 27th, at dinner in Towers Dining Hall for some delicious steak and sides!

 

 

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Explore the benefits of on-campus dining! Click here to download a registration form.

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The Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center (FLGEC) and the State Society on Aging New York will partner to present a Rural Summit. This one-day event will focus on issues related to the health needs of older people in rural New York.

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The State Society on Aging (SSA) of New York is an interdisciplinary membership society. SSA brings together individuals and groups from health, government, educational and community settings committed to improving the quality of life for older New Yorkers through education, research, service, and advocacy.

 

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Posted on behalf of President Tom Rochon and Interim Vice President (CFO) Janet Williams. 

Beginning this year, the U.S. Department of Education is making the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available three months earlier than in the past. Students can now apply for federal financial aid beginning October 1, rather than January 1. The goal of early FAFSA is to expand college opportunity by ensuring that students and families have more time to consider their college options with an understanding of the financial resources available to help them pay for college.

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Please join us for the opening reception of DARK PASSAGE at the Handwerker Gallery, on Thursday, October 27, from 5-7 pm. Stop by, meet the artists, gather with friends, and get a first-look!

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The Handwerker Gallery is proud to present DARK PASSAGE, which will remain on view from Wednesday, October 26 through Sunday, December 11. Featuring paired bodies of work by artists Sarah Sutton (Department of Art) and Ben Altman, DARK PASSAGE welcomes the progression of Fall with an exhibition exploring the tangle of human experience in a chaotic world.

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Listed below are all of the currently scheduled sessions where members of the Shared Governance Task Force will be in attendance and available to receive feedback from the Ithaca Community.

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An Entrepreneurial Application of an Environmental Studies Degree on Monday, October 31 at noon in CNS 115.

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