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Submitted on behalf of Rory Rothman and Cedrick-Michael Simmons

We would like to invite you to our traditional celebration for the last Friday of classes – IC Kicks Back. 

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Due to popular demand, Information Technology Services in collaboration with the Center for Faculty Excellence will continue the iPad Pilot and loan out twenty 3rd generation iPads to faculty members for Summer 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015.

  • Applications due for summer onMay 13, 2014 at 5PM
  • iPads distributed week of May 20, 2014.
  • iPads returned to ITS Aug 15, 2014

Visit the iPad Pilot web site for more information and apply to join the program. 

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Last week four students from the Park Media Lab accepted two national awards at an awards ceremony in Las Vegas for the 2014 BEA (Broadcast Education Association) Annual Festival of Media Arts.

 

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Visiting Speaker Presentation: Fast Food Kids: Youth and the Changing American Food Landscape Dr. Amy Best, Professor of Sociology, George Mason University, Thursday April 24, 5:15-6:15 Business 104.  A reception will follow.

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Students enrolled in Keri Watson’s ARTH 111: Episodes in Art History will be re-enacting the Exposition Universelle de Paris of 1889 on Tuesday, April 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Handwerker Gallery.

 

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I am writing to inform the college community that Dr. Marisa Kelly has accepted a position as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Suffolk University in Boston. She will complete her tenure as Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs at Ithaca College on May 31, 2014.

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Congratulations to Dr. Christopher House of the Department of Communication Studies who has been appointed to the 2014-15 Eastern Communication Association (ECA) Committee of Scholars.  The Committee of Scholars is comprised of three emerging scholars within the association and participates in selecting the recipient of ECA’s Everett Lee Hunt Award for outstanding scholarly book. The Committee of Scholars is appointed annually by the ECA President.

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Four chemistry undergraduate students attended the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Dallas, TX from March 16-19 in 2014, and presented posters on their faculty-student collaborative research projects.

 

 

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Othie: A Woman's Adaptation of Othello encore performance will be held on April 17 at 7:30pm in the Lehman Alternative Community School Blackbox Theatre, 111 Chestnut St, Ithaca.  Suggested $5 donation.  All proceeds go to the Women’s Opportunity Center of Ithaca.

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Summer registration is still open for ANTH 104000-02.  Fulfill one of your general education requirements with the thought-provoking class, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (online) this May session from the comforts of wherever you are. The Anthropology Department is offering several interesting courses during the May Session--check them out!

Contact Dr. Sue-Je Gage at sgage@ithaca.edu for more information.

 Opportunities for Online Health Courses for All Students

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Dan Cohen, a director of "Space Shuttle Columbia: An Article of Hope" is coming to Ithaca College for a screening, and Q&A with students, faculty and community members. This event is presented by Hillel at Ithaca College in part of Holocaust Education Series.

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Come to Food Lab at Terrace Dining Hall on April 22nd at 2:30PM!

Space is limited, so please REGISTER HERE!

Students will learn about the "farm to fork" local food process and why is it a more sustainable alternative to traditional, mass-produced and "factory farmed" meat. Guest speaker, Dan Purdy, from local vendor, Purdy and Sons, will present about how produce the sustainable, ethical and high quality products they offer Ithaca College Dining Services. Dining Services’ Executive Chef, JJ Molina, will demonstrate how porchetta is made and those in attendance will enjoy a delicious snack!

Can't make it to the event? No problem! Dan Purdy will be at Food Lab during lunch to answer any questions that you have!

 

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Handwerker Gallery’s final exhibition of the semester—Letters To Our Future Selves: 2014 Senior Student Show—will be on view from Thursday, April 17 to Sunday, May 18, and will feature the work of 31 graduating students. The show’s opening reception will take place Thursday, April 17, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the gallery’s main lobby.

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The annual Recognition of Service celebration is a presidential event honoring Ithaca College's dedicated faculty, staff, and administrators who have completed 10 to 50+ years of service at the College, with individual recognition taking place in five-year intervals.

This year's event will be held on Thursday, May 1, in the Emerson Suites and will honor employees with anniversary dates of hire that fall between June 1, 2013, and May 31, 2014.  Employees who have retired or will retire during the 2013-2014 fiscal year will be especially honored at the celebration.

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On April 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Textor 101, we will be viewing and discussing the last part of the Race: The Power of an Illusion.

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 Staff Council will be meeting on Thursday April 17th from 2-3:30pm in Taughannock Falls Room.

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Teatro will present a bilingual staged reading of La historia de nuestras vidas/The Story of Our Lives 

en homenaje a todos los indocumentados que viven día a día en los Estados Unidos, temiendo a la migra...

in honor of all whom are undocumented and live day-to-day in the United States, fearing deportation...

The performance will be followed by a discussion with Professor Donathan L.  Brown of the Department of Communication Studies.


Assistant Professor Donathan Brown has recently co-authored a book with Syracuse University professor Amardo Rodriguez, titled When Race and Policy Collide: Contemporary Immigration Debates 

Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Latin American Studies Program 

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The School of Business is proud to host the Third Annual Susatinability Case Competition, Wednesday, April 16, at 4 p.m. in Business 301.

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