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Luke Keller, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Madison Mangano, Physics and Astronomy major, have been selected as the Keynote Speakers for the 19th Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium on April 14, 2016.

Dr. Keller is also a co-investigator with a team of scientists and engineers who designed and built an infrared camera and spectrometer for NASA's airborne Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).  Madison Mangano is a senior in the department of Physics and Astronomy (B.S., May 2016) with minors in Honors and Mathematics. 

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 We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, 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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In this Dollars and $ense session we will discuss the recent announcement of changes to lease accounting standards from the Financial Accounting Standards Board.  These changes will impact all organizations, including nonprofits and colleges and universities. This is being discussed in this session due to our current technology renewal program.  Our annual spend on this program is close to $1.3 million per year, and there are issues that we have to open a dialogue around in terms of the following:

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The Office of Human Resources would like to remind benefit eligible staff to review Paid Time Away Balances now to allow plenty of time to use vacation before the end of the fiscal year, May 31, 2016.   

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Come and enrich the residents of Tompkins County

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Ithaca College students participating in the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) participated in the 18th Annual STEP Statewide Student Conference held on March 18-20th at the Albany Marriott in Albany, NY. 

 

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Ithaca College students traveled to Albany, New York on February 2nd to stand up for student aid! More than 370,000 New York students count on state student aid programs each year to help pay for college.

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On February 11, PLS’ Director of Curriculum and Staff Development, Chris Sperry, launched a video training titled Constructivist Media Decoding. Via the internet, he delivered the first of a two-session course that supported his goal: to integrate media literacy into teacher education classes.

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Sarah Flade, ’14 and Brittany Valente, ’14 will share their stories of success from IC to New York City.  Transitioning from coordinating projects and developing solutions, to managing projects and presenting solutions, these alums will provide their tips for success to working with a team and their journey to leadership positions at MasterCard and Convene.

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Raza Ahmad Rumi, scholar in residence at Honors Program will speak today on countering violent extremism with a focus on Pakistan's experience in recent years at an event organised by Cornell International Affairs Society.

Date/Time: Wednesday March 23, 5pm

Venue: 228 Malott

 

 

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The topic of the presentation was "Building Effective Peer Tutoring Programs on College Campuses:  Considerations for Total Quality Administration."

In this 2-hour presentation, Yolanda emphasized guildelines from the Council on Academic Standards (CAS) in HIgher Education for Learning Assistance Programs.  Other suggested practices and guidelines were drawn from her success at Ithaca College and from national certifying organizations such as the College Reading & Learning Association; the Association for the Tutoring Profession; the National Association for Developmental Education; and the National College Learning Center Association.  Foundational theories which framed portions of the presentation included ecological systems theory; student development theory; social cognitive theories; and management theories which address the supervisory needs of today's millenials.

The session closed with a rich discussion on the importance of student learning outcomes, evaluation and assessment as determinants for continuous quality improvement of services.

The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 and its effect on everyday people is the subject of two new documentaries that will be screened during the 19th Annual FLEFF Festival.

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The Third Annual Israel Film Festival is made possible through the partnerships of Hillel at Ithaca College, IC Jewish Studies Program, IC Park School of Communications, IC Student Alliance for Israel Minienu, Ithaca Area United Jewish Community, Temple Beth El, Israel on Campus Coalition, Hasbara Fellowships and StandWithUs.

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On Thursday, March 24th, the College will be holding its 26th Educational Technology Day.  This exciting event attracts hundreds of visitors to our campus to explore new technologies and learn more about how technology can be used both in and out of the classroom.  We are asking that students, staff, and faculty please be aware of the parking impact of Ed Tech Day on both the event date and the preceding Wednesday, as described below and first posted to Intercom on 3/20.  

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Ithaca College's intercollegiate lacrosse teams open Empire 8 conference play this week.

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Ithaca Dining would like to thank the IC Community for generously donating at retail locations across campus, helping to support the FoodNet’s Meals on Wheels program serving Tompkins County. IC Dining’s donation drive and pop-up Mac ‘n Cheese Kiosk in IC Square dished out Smokin’ Good Gouda Mac ‘n Cheese samples in return for donations. Our donation drive preceded the 3rd annual Mac ‘n Cheese Bowl held at Ithaca High School on March 12th. Steve Griffin, Executive Director of Foodnet Meals on Wheels had this to say: “Meals on Wheels is often the first service a person is willing to accept in their home, and opens the door to other supports that help keep people independent. We are grateful to Ithaca Dining Services and the IC Campus Community for your care and concern for our most vulnerable elderly, as shown by the Mac 'n Cheese fundraiser held on campus in conjunction with Foodnet Meals on Wheels 3rd annual Mac 'n Cheese Bowl. Your gifts, good will and encouragement strengthen Foodnet's outreach and services."

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The fourteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 15. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

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"Women in IT” is the subject, not the audience!

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19th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival

2016 FLEFF/CFE FORUM ON LANDSCAPES

Roundtables featuring cross-disciplinary conversations exploring landscapes

Monday, March 28, 2016

Park Auditorium, 3-6:30  p.m. Free and Open to Students, Faculty, and the Public.  Just drop in anytime.

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Ithaca College Complaints Choir
FINAL PERFORMANCE

(taking place during the exhibition opening reception of NO/GOOD PLACE)
Thursday, March 24, 2016
6:00-6:05 pm

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