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We are pleased to announce our newest IC A Healthy Me Challenge - The Stop Light Challenge developed by Joseph D'Alessandro (Health Sciences Major, with a Nutrition Emphasis).

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Student Employees perform an invaluable service with enthusiasm, dedication and initiative.  Along with our annual celebration of appreciation for all our student employees, that will take place on April 16th, we will be honoring one student employee with an Ithaca College Student Employee of the Year Award. 

The Student Employment Office is still accepting nominations and will continue to do so until March 15, 2015. All nominations must be completed online and contain the required documentation to be considered complete and eligible for the committee to review.  The application form and instructions can be found on the student employment website and will be available until March 15, 2015. Nominate your student today!

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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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The National Science Foundation has granted an award to Ithaca College researchers Dr. Carole Dennis, Professor in Occupational Therapy, Dr. Sharon Stansfield, Associate Professor/Chair in Computer Science, Dr. Hélène Larin, Acting Associate Dean in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, Dr. Nancy Rader, Professor in Psychology, and Dr. Judith Pena-Shaff, Associate Professor/Chair in Psychology to investigate the effect of locomotor experience on the development of executive function in pre-crawling 5 to 7-month old infants.

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When you leave Ithaca Network Night will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn't what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd, and follow up steps to take afterward.

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After 3 years of service as the Assistant Director of the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute, Paula Davis will be leaving to start the next chapter of her life at Bowling Green State University where she will be the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.  Please join us in thanking Paula for her contributions and wishing her the very best as she leaves Ithaca College.  Paula’s last day on campus will be March 6, 2015.

Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 15 years.

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 Come explore different facets of your personal health and wellness at the first annual Women's Wellness fair on Wednesday, March 4th 11am-2pm in the North Foyer of Campus Center (right outside Emerson Suites).  Active minds, Health Center, August Moon, Planned Parenthood, Advocacy Center, and the Exercise Science Club will all be in attendance.  This event is part of the Women Leaders Series. Visit our website for information regarding other events happening through the month-long series! 

http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/osema/leadership/paygap/

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I am announcing a special meeting for the Ithaca College community – faculty, staff and students – to be held in Textor 102 on Thursday, March 5, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m. In an effort to reach the entire campus community, the meeting will also be webcast live.

The webcast site can be accessed at https://www.ithaca.edu/collegemeeting/livestream/. Faculty, students and staff can sign into the livestream with email and password.

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It's Not Too Late - Attend as Your Schedule Permits! 

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
All sessions will take place in the Klingenstein Lounge.


Patrick Green, EdD
Director, Center for Experiential Learning
Loyola University Chicago

EPortfolio pedagogy provides higher education institutions with the opportunity to embed integrative learning in and through the curriculum. Fostering evidence-based learning through critical reflection encourages transformative education. A model for ePortfolio integration will be highlighted. Strategies for utilizing ePortfolios to enhance teaching and learning and integrated course design will be shared. Sample student ePortfolios will demonstrate approaches to enhance student learning and foster engaged learning in the curriculum.

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Help make this book drive a success by donating a new or gently used book. It's an easy way to make a big difference!

Collection bins have been placed around campus! Last day to donate will be on Friday, March 20th.

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We are observing Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month this March!

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The objective of the Awareness of Wellbeing for Employees (AWE) Center Survey is to provide resources to assist in you with making healthier decisions.

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NURSES’ HEALTH EDUCATION ABOUT LGBT ELDERS (HEALE) CULTURAL COMPETENCY CURRICULUM

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road in Ithaca

Presented by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute in partnership with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center and the Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services.

 

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Mary Ann Rishel, Prof Emeritus, Writing, has published an article 

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IC Alumnus and Tony-nominee Jeremy Jordan (’07 Musical Theatre) stars in the musical film "The Last Five Years," based on the musical play by Jason Robert Brown, directed by Richard LaGravenese. Appearing on ABC’s "Good Morning, America" on February 18th, 2015, the composer accompanied Jordan singing "Moving Too Fast" and as associate professor Norm Johnson put it, “They made it all look so easy.” While Jordan was an IC student, the Department of Theatre Arts produced Brown’s show, "Parade." The composer came to campus for a visit, worked with students, and played a few songs from his new “project,” which ended up being "The Last Five Years."

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From March 5-15, seniors Meghan Hellwitz, Alice Lainez, and Jacob Thorpe, will be participating in the Volunteer Tax & Loan Program (VTLP), sponsored by the Alaska Business Development Center.  They will be accompanied by Accounting Lecturer, Mary Bouchard.

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 Join us on Thursday, March 5, at 12:05 p.m. in Business 111, as Kimberly Zeoli '89 shares her career story and lessons learned along the way. 

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IC Alumni and Tony-nominee Jeremy Jordan (’07 Musical Theatre) stars in the musical film The Last Five Years, based on the musical play by Jason Robert Brown, directed by Richard LaGravenese. Appearing on ABC’s Good Morning, America February 18th, 2015, the composer accompanied Jordan singing "Moving Too Fast" and as associate professor Norm Johnson put it, “They made it all look so easy.”

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On days that classes are in session there is a shuttle that provides transportation between Longview and the College in the morning, with stops at the Center for Health Sciences and Textor.  This shuttle is available to members of both the Longview and Ithaca College Communities.

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