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Contributed by James Pfrehm on 04/07/2014
Ursula Heinzelmann is a writer and food critic. On Tuesday, April 8th, from 4-5 pm in the Clark Lounge she will be holding a presentation on German food, followed by a tasting of German cheeses. This event is free and open to the public as well.
Contributed by Joelle Albertsman on 04/07/2014
We are inviting all departments and schools to donate prizes for the "First-Year Friday" raffle!
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Contributed by Paula Davis on 04/07/2014
Are you an older adult who is wondering whether to move out of your current home—but aren’t sure what the next step might be? Do you want to downsize and not have your “stuff” control you and your time? Or are you an adult child who wants to help your parents transition out of their home and into a more supportive living environment?
Find the answers to these and other questions at the Senior Housing Expo on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Hotel Ithaca (formerly the Holiday Inn) at 222 S. Cayuga St., Ithaca. The Expo will feature over 20 housing providers and facilities, as well as speakers about senior housing options and downsizing. This free event is sponsored by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and the Tompkins County Office for the Aging.
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Contributed by Kristin LiBritz on 04/07/2014
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Olubusola Johnson to present "Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy: Where is Nigeria? Africa?" at Ithaca College on April 9
Contributed by Matt Morgan on 04/07/2014
Olubusola Esther Johnson, an expert in orthopedic physical therapy from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and a Fulbright scholar, will be giving her presentation "Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy: Where is Nigeria? Africa?" at Ithaca College April 9 at 7 p.m. in Job Hall rm. 161.
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Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 04/07/2014
Dr. Christopher House, assistant professor of communication studies and former predoctoral diversity fellow, recently learned that he will receive the 2014 TRIO Achiever Award from the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education. As the organization articulates: “A TRIO Achiever is an outstanding former TRIO participant that has received recognition within his/her profession or for outstanding academic achievement. They are individuals who have made significant civic, community, or professional contributions.” TRIO programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and began as part of the 1965 Higher Education Act.
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Contributed by Irene Scott on 04/07/2014
To augment the college’s end-of-fiscal year procedures, Information Technology Services asks that you also keep the following guidelines in mind as you plan your end of year / start of next fiscal year computer-related purchases and activities.
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Sarah A. Shelby, Graduate Student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University, gives a talk for the Department of Physics and Astronomy's Spring Seminar Series
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 04/07/2014
Sarah A. Shelby, Graduate Student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University, gives a talk entitled
Life at the Nanoscale: Super-Resolution Imaging of the Cell Membrane
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Contributed by Kirra Franzese on 04/07/2014
As was mentioned last Fall, the Office of Human Resources is in the process of implementing a new talent management system called Taleo. This system will replace our current online employment system for faculty and staff, our current Job Shop for posting and hiring of student employees, and facilitate a new “onboarding” process for new faculty, staff, and student employees. We anticipate rolling out the new system during the first few weeks of June and will be communicating training dates as we get closer to “go live”.
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Contributed by Jacqueline Kay Winslow Robilotta on 04/07/2014
The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) seeks interested faculty AND STAFF to be FYRE Associates* for 2014-15!
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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 04/06/2014
On April 10th and 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Textor 101, Ithaca College will be joining an community initiative across Ithaca and Tompkins County that is over 1,000 members strong, to view the eye-opening and powerful three-part series (one hour episodes, one episode each night) PBS documentary, Race: The Power of An Illusion. Each episode will be followed by a discussion about the film and its relevance today, that will be facilitated by a representative of the Multicultural Resources Center of Ithaca, in affiliation with Cornell’s Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.
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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 04/06/2014
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.
Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of Human Resources
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 04/06/2014
The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series will host a free public showing of “Austin Unbound,” a documentary about a man who is both deaf and transgender, on Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery.
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This week culminates the exhibition run for STRANGE BEDFELLOWS, on view at the Handwerker Gallery through Friday, April 11. The exhibition will be open for limited hours on Saturday, April 12 for prospective students and families visiting the college from 11am-3pm.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 04/06/2014
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.
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The Ithacan has once again been named the Best College Newspaper in New York State by the New York Press Association. The award, the NYPA's top collegiate honor, was announced April 5 at the organization’s annual convention at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Ithacan Contributing Writer Ramya Vijayagopal ’17 and News Editor Sabrina Knight ’16 and accepted the awards on behalf of the paper.
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