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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.

We are inviting all departments and schools to donate prizes for the "First-Year Friday" raffle!

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  • Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
  • Can you better balance your spending priorities to help you save more for your financial goals?
  • What investment mix and strategy is best for you to increase your portfolio's potential?
  • How do I get started contributing to the College's retirement plan?

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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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City Year is an education focused, nonprofit organization located in 21 cities in the U.S.  15 Ithaca College alumni from the Class of 2013 currently work with City Year!

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Chinese Sports

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 04/07/2014 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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 These summer online courses are open to all students. 

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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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This is a general notification about the annual campus electrical shutdown on Saturday, May 31, 2014 and Saturday, August 9, 2014.

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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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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 entitled

Life at the Nanoscale: Super-Resolution Imaging of the Cell Membrane

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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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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) seeks interested faculty AND STAFF to be FYRE Associates* for 2014-15! 

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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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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Garden Level of Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Conference Room

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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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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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.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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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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