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Contributed by Dara Engler on 02/21/2017
The Flying Africans and Black Holes: Legends of Folklore and Scientific Imagination
The Art Department Presents Visiting Artist: JESSICA SCOTT-FELDER
Artist Lecture at the Handwerker Gallery, Friday February 24th, 2:30pm
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WGST presents a talk by Shehnaz Haqqani on ISLAMIC FEMINISM, Tuesday, February 28th, 4-5 pm in the Handwerker Gallery
Contributed by Carla Golden on 02/21/2017
The Women's and Gender Studies Program presents a Dissertation Diversity Fellowship talk by Shehnaz Haqqani, Ph.D. candidate in Islamic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.
The talk, "Islamic Feminism: Objectives, Methods, and Trends" will introduce Islamic feminism as a significant development in - and part of broader conversations within - Religious Studies and Women's and Gender Studies. Shehnaz Haqqani will discuss the origins of Islamic feminism, highlight some pioneers of the field, and address major themes and trends in current feminist scholarship as well as the future of Islamic feminism as a field of study.
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IC Progressives has launched a movement to channel Ithaca College's interests into more environmentally friendly energy. With much of Ithaca College's energies coming from fossil fuels, IC Progressives has sparked conversations including one with sophomore Mike Hanlon last week in the IC Library where he encouraged a small group of seniors to embrace the movement. This is a big step forward in better energy use by our community, thanks to IC Progressives!
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Contributed by Andrew Kosinuk on 02/21/2017
On Wednesday, February 22, the U-Lot (Campus Center Lot) parking lot will be serving as reserved special event parking for the day. Individuals typically parking in this lot will need to utilize other campus parking options until U-Lot re-opens for general usage at approximately 4:00 p.m. Additionally, one bank of spaces within O-Lot (Park School of Communications Lot) will be closed to serve as overflow parking for this event.
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Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most important cultural events in the United States. It is such a big event that did you know roughly 28,000,000 pounds of chips, 1.25 billion chicken wings, and 8,000,000 pounds of guacamole are consumed during the Super Bowl. IC After Dark's screening of the Super Bowl last Sunday was just as big as the event itself. There were many students who cheered and roared for their favorite team. A big thanks to IC After Dark and its E-Board, members, and team for putting on an excellent event!
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Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) is a student organization at Ithaca College whose mission is to make connections between students and alumni while promoting school spirit and philanthropy. The student organization works in conjunction with Office of Alumni Relations, the Alumni Association Board of Directors and various other Ithaca College community members to reach their mission. Some of STAT’s previous work this past semester is promoting the Cortaca Jug through IC Spirit Week and help with Alumni Weekend and First Bomber’s Weekend.
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Cyber-Seniors: Lynn Gitlow, Ph,D., OTR/L, ATP, FAOTA, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Ithaca College and Teri Reinemann of the Gerontology Institute - An Ed Tech Day Featured Session
Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 02/21/2017
Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services
On Thursday, March 23 at 11:00 AM in the Ithaca Falls room during Ed Tech Day, there will be an engaging session about technology and the senior population. The discussion will be about how some elders in our society have been using the video "Cyber-Seniors" as a starting point for a discussion about the ways in which they can learn about technology and how to use it to enhance their lives.
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Zoom is offering custom webinar trainings for Ithaca College. Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. Please register for the webinar using the links below.
Introduction to Zoom
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Dear Members of the Campus Community,
On behalf of the Presidential Search Committee, I invite you to join us in Emerson Suites Wednesday morning, February 22, from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m., for an exciting announcement about the presidential search.
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LOCAL YOUTH ACTIVIST PANEL - CSCRE Discussion Series Event "Acting Locally: Organizing from the Perspective of Generation Z"
Contributed by Belisa Gonzalez on 02/21/2017
As part of our #Imminentgeneration series, CSCRE invites you to the second CSCRE Spring Discussion Series event “Acting Locally: Organizing from the Perspective of Generation Z.”
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Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 02/21/2017
On Friday, May 19, Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, 2017, Ithaca College will hold its 122nd Commencement Weekend activities. To ensure a smooth Commencement Ceremony and a positive experience for our graduates and their families and friends, we need your assistance. There are many important roles to fill Commencement Weekend, which are described below.
Non-exempt/hourly employees who assist in this event will be paid time and a half based on a 37.5 hr. work week. Exempt staff are encouraged to participate as well and may, at the discretion of their supervisor, be granted a flexible schedule in recognition of their participation in this important weekend.
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IC CONTINGENT FACULTY SUPPORTED BY CORNELL GRADUATE STUDENTS UNITED ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (CGSU-OC) AND CORNELL ORGANIZATION FOR LABOR ACTION (COLA)
Contributed by Tom Schneller on 02/20/2017
The Ithaca College Contingent Faculty, including full-time and part-time faculty, have authorized labor actions up to and including a strike. The authorization vote came last week, after 18 months of bargaining failed to persuade the Ithaca College administration to commit to the fundamental labor principles of “pay parity” and “equal pay for equal work.” The faculty members facing contingent work conditions, amounting to almost half of the current number of faculty at Ithaca College, held a rally on Monday, Feb 20th at the main entrance of IC campus. The rally preceded two days of scheduled mediation with the College administration and demonstrated the group’s collective power as well as public support for their insistent struggle to secure fair working and living conditions.
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Contributed by Patricia Zimmermann on 02/20/2017
The TELE Collaborative (Library, Center for Faculty Excellence, TLT/DIIS) hosts: Digital Literacy Webinar
Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/20/2017
The webinar is organized by the New Media Consortium (NMC), of which Ithaca College is a member.
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Contributed by Eleanor Henderson on 02/20/2017
Distinguished Visiting Writer Yiyun Li, winner of the MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, will give a reading on Tuesday, February 28th at 7:30 PM in Clark Lounge.
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Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:00pm, Emerson Suites, Campus Center
Activists on Activists connects current students with local (NY State) social change agents for the opportunity to bring dialogue around continued action and advocacy post-undergraduate experience.
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Contributed by Don Austin on 02/20/2017
For our third straight year, OSEMA will be offering students the chance to volunteer in three locations around the US as part of the Summer Service Trip Program.
Occurring from May 13 – May 20, this Summer Service trip will take place in Boulder Creek, California, at the YMCA Camp Campbell’s Outdoor Education Camp, which is located in the beautiful Redwoods about an hour south of San Francisco.
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Professor Beth Clark Joseph gives a talk for the Department of Physics and Astronomy Spring Seminar Series
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 02/20/2017
Please join us for a talk with Professor & Chair Dr. Beth Clark Joseph, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Ithaca College: OSIRIS-REx UPDATE: NASA’s Asteroid Sample Return Mission Target: Carbonaceous Asteroid 101955 Bennu
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