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Dining Services is offering special Springtime Menus in Campus Center and Terrace Dining Halls on Sunday, April 5th.

The chefs at Campus Center Dining Hall will dish up dinner from 4:30 until 6:30 PM. Here’s what they’re cooking up:

Pineapple Glazed Ham

Vegetable Paella

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Loaded Baked Potato Bar w/ a variety of toppings

Corn

Peas

Cornbread

Coconut Cake

Apple Pie

The culinary crew at Terrace Dining Hall will serve up dinner from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Here’s what’s on the menu:

Carved Ham

Grilled Kielbasa

Chicken Tagine

Pierogies

Scalloped Potatoes

Braised Red Cabbage

Sautéed Zucchini

Vegetarian Stuffed Portobello

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Pulled Pork

Aaron Munzer and Kara Cusolito, IC graduates and co-owners of Plowbreak Farm in Trumansburg, will give a talk about how you can use your IC degree to run a CSA!  In addition, they will discuss the business/profit side of farming, how to make a career of farming of any kind, and how to start a farm if you're from a non-farming background. 

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The Employee Benefits & Work/Life Department is pleased to bring you our monthly newsletter.

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Salary Negotiating 101

Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 04/02/2015 

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So you’ve probably heard mixed messages about negotiating your salary, especially as a soon-to-be entry level employee. While there is no one-size-fits-all model for salary negotiation, there are strategies you can use regardless of industry and experience level. Come to this workshop for tips on how to navigate this sensitive process including how and when to bring it up, how to prepare, and what things you can negotiate.

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Jan Elich Monroe, Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, participated in the HAMK Wellbeing Week, Feb. 16-20 in Hameenlinna, Finland. 

Monroe presented a 10.5 hour workshop, The BREATH Pathway: Enhancing Functional Skills and Coping Strategies for Individuals with Disabilities. Students who participated in her workshop were from Finland, Scotland, and the Netherlands.

In addition to her presentation, Monroe participated in Finnish Cultural Activities and networked with students and faculty from from the Netherlands, Finland, Estonia, the UK, Scotland, and Lithuania. 

Contributed on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration

With the college’s continued pursuit of making Ithaca College more affordable for our students and their parents, and to increase operational efficiencies across campus, the Division of Finance & Administration is pleased to announce the recent restructuring of a number of operating units.  Accordingly, I am pleased to share the following changes.

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 Critical Health Issues, HLTH 20500 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offer during the two week May Session.  ICC Attribute: Diversity. Social Science. Self and Society. ICC Theme: World of Systems.

Below is a summary of the course content. Please contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu for more information.

 

Critical Health Issues is about the evolution and analysis of U.S. health policy and the provision of health services, a vast enterprise that includes all sectors of government and industry.  In the U.S.,  health and medical establishments account for about 1 out of every 10 workers and about 17 cents out of every dollar spent. Even with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, there are still more than 25 million people without insurance.  Health is also about racial, gender, ethnic, and class issues, as well as the quality of services received and overall health status. The poor, immigrants, and minorities are also affected by inequalities. Poverty is increasing in the U.S. and this affects health.

The following is submitted on behalf of Yvonne Rogalski, Chair, James J. Whalen Steering Committee:

Not sure what to do for class on Thursday April 9th? Let the Whalen Symposium be your classroom!

Encourage your students to attend the Symposium and complete an assignment on what they have learned. Please follow the link for an example of a class assignment used by Professor Sean Eversley Bradwell: 

Whalen Session Assignment

Whalen Session Worksheet

 

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 For the rest of Holy Week the Catholic Community will be holding special services in Muller Chapel. Our Good Friday service will be at Muller Chapel at 3PM, the Easter Vigil will be Saturday night at 8PM in Muller Chapel, and our special Easter Mass will be held at Emerson Suites at noon on Sunday. 

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Timothy Murray, PhD, Cornell University
Professor of Comparative Literature; Director of the Society of the Humanities
Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Gannett 319
A one-day convening of lectures and dialogues exploring the habitats of interdisciplinary screen studies

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If you don't yet have a budget, or if your current budget is constantly out of whack, take heart in knowing that you're not alone. In fact, 70% of all Americans don't have a working budget.

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“Encountering the International: reflections from conversations within and beyond the U.S."
A presentation by Paulo Chamon, visiting research scholar (in Politics) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

Tuesday, April 7, 6-8pm, BUS 104.

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Sustainable Living: A Holistic Approach to Health, HLTH 21400 CRN #10086 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the May 26-June26 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ICC Themes: The Quest for a Sustainable Future and Power and Justice ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ICC Perspectives: Social Science & Natural Sciences.

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Dr. Virginia Mansfield-Richardson, Associate Dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, will present research on "Assessing Minors: Best Practices and Why It Matters," at the annual conference of the Assessment Network of New York (ANNY) to be held April 29-May 1 at Mercy College. 

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Dining Services is offering special Springtime Menus in Campus Center and Terrace Dining Halls on Easter Sunday.

 

The chefs at Campus Center Dining Hall will dish up dinner from 4:30 until 6:30 PM. Here’s what they’re cooking up:

Pineapple Glazed Ham

Vegetable Paella

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Loaded Baked Potato Bar w/ a variety of toppings

Corn

Peas

Cornbread

Coconut Cake

Apple Pie

The culinary crew at Terrace Dining Hall will serve up dinner from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Here’s what’s on the menu:

Carved Ham

Grilled Kielbasa

Chicken Tagine

Pierogies

Scalloped Potatoes

Braised Red Cabbage

Sautéed Zucchini

Vegetarian Stuffed Portobello

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Pulled Pork

 

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The Writing Department is offering its 300-level Humorous Writing course online during Block I of the Summer Session (May 26-June 26).

Enrolled students will study the use of humor in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, in addition to generating their own humorous writing using prompts that focus on parody, satire, dark comedy, and surrealism. Workshops of student writing will take place on the course website. Responses to selected readings also will be posted to the course website.  

 

 

 

Ithaca College Environmental Health and Safety personnel will once again be conducting fire and evacuation drills for all campus owned and occupied buildings.   

 

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Exercise and Sport Science students Caitlin Boreyko, Cait Finn, Margret McConnell, and Jessica Wood all presented research they conducted at the North Atlantic Sport Psychology Conference. Dr. Miranda Kaye (ESS) presented as well.

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This week's focus: SPACE FLEXIBILITY

Please join the TELE Collaborative as we host opportunities to visit and discuss learning space design across the Ithaca College campus throughout the spring. We will explore the innovation of the physical environment and discuss the impact that learning space design can have on teaching, student engagement and learning.   The goal is to solicit ideas from faculty users and multiple units on campus as collaborative stakeholders.  We intend to seek advice and recommendations for future classroom renovation and upgrades.

TELE Collaborative: LEARNING SPACE DESIGN SERIES [Fridays 3:45-5:00]

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, April 1.

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