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World Premiere!

Cotton Road (2014)
A documentary probing the transnational movement of cotton and its laborers from Georgia to China  

With film director and IC Alum Laura Kissel

Sat April 5, 
2:10 P.M.
at Cinemapolis

Admission charged  (advanced ticketing available at Cinemapolis)

FLEFF: A DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENT

www.ithaca.edu/fleff

www.cinemapolis.org

 

On Friday, April 11, at 4:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge, the Department of History will induct 20 new members into Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honors Society.

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Lilyana T. Mladenova, Department of Sport Management and Media and Darius J. Conger, Department of Economics, had their paper “Incentives and Productivity in ATP Tournament Settings” accepted for publication in the forthcoming issue of International Journal of Sport Studies.

 

A reading by Sonali Samarasinghe, human rights activist, award-winning journalist, and visiting international scholar-in-residence in Honors. Wednesday, April 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Handwerker Gallery.

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"Rhetorical Theology: Exploring Content, Context, and Commitments in Peacemaking" is the title of an invited talk by Christopher House, assistant professor of communication studies, this Friday (4/4) at Princeton Theological Seminary for the Association of Charismatic Theological Students (ACTS).  

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.:So Far Gone:. is a collection of works from Ithaca College Students Leo Anthony Oliva, Danielle Merendino, Hope Carter, and Kirsten Samanich.

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Professor Gregory Hopkins to be guest conductor of the

9th Annual High School Gospel Festival

 

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 "Created Equal" has been chosen as the name of an April American Studies conference at the National University of Ireland.  Donathan Brown, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, has been asked to speak to conference attendees about race and voting rights in the United States.  The title of the essay to be presented is "In Search of Voter Fraud: Race and Voting Rights in the United States."

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Deborah Rifkin (Associate Professor, Music Theory) presented "Peter in Motion: Early Animated Adaptations of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf" at the West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis, which was held in Salt Lake City in March. The presentation compared Prokofiev's concert version of the symphonic tale (1936) to the first animated versions of it by Disney (1946) and Soyuzmultfilm (1958). 

Two Ithaca College graduate students in their final year of study at the Rochester Center teamed up with graduate students from the Nazareth College Physical Therapy program for a research event at the local district meeting of the New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA).

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Students must attend a Student Driver Safety Class in order to drive a College owned/leased vehicle and must be present for the entire 2 hour class.

The last Student Driver Safety Class offered for the semester will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm in Textor 101.

Students can register on-line for the class at:  www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/ed_prog/.

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For your next meeting on campus - order online! Simply To Go Catering now accepts credit card payments online.

We are pleased to introduce Simply to Go online, newly launched and ready to deliver your next online order with convenience! 

More convenient than reaching for the phone, you can set up your profile, create and manage your online account, place an order, submit change order requests, even repeat past orders for added convenience. And, your information is securely stored (should you choose to save your information). Click program details for additional information.

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The staff trustee position on the Board of Trustees, currently held by Doreen Hettich-Atkins, is up for re-election at the May 2014 board meeting for a three-year term beginning June 1, 2014. 

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On April 3rd, 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.

It is not easy to talk about or make sense of race. Ask 10 people to define it and you’re likely to get 10 different answers. On few topics have there been so many assumptions, myths and misperceptions. And yet the ramifications of race- the meaning that we place on the color of one’s skin- continues to be real, and still has very real consequences for our country and our community.

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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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For the first time, ITHACON, Ithaca's own comic book convention, will be held on the Ithaca College Campus on Saturday, April 5 from 10am to 3pm.  The Comic Book Club of Ithaca is the oldest comic book fan club in the United States and has sponsored 38 previous conventions.  This year, in collaboration with the Ithaca College departments of English, Writing, Journalism, and Art, they are bringing the convention to the Emerson Suites, Campus Center.

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The Office of Admission concluded its review of a record applicant pool last week.  The College received 18,208 applications for the fall 2014 freshman class, up significantly from the 15,658 (+16.3%) applications received last year and 13,812 (+31.8%) applications received two years ago.  Not only is this year’s applicant pool larger, it also boasts impressive academic credentials and contributes to the growing diversity of our campus.

 

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The Upstate Venture Capital Association of New York (UVANY) and nine colleges based in the Central New York State region will be competing in the upcoming event: "Tomorrow's Leaders: Student eShip in CNY" to be held on Tuesday, April 8th in Emerson Suites.

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Wednesday, April 30. 2014, 2:00- 3:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Please join us on Thursday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in Textor 101, for a special lecture with TJ Ciaravino ‘95 (School of Business alumnus) entitled: “E-Commerce: The Future of Marketing.” 

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