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Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 04/24/2014
I am pleased to announce the following individuals have been selected to serve on the 2015 Senior Class Gift Committee. Please join me in congratulating this phenomenal group of rising seniors!
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 04/24/2014
Join us at the tc Lounge for an Adult Reception from 5pm – 8pm on Thursday, April 24th. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres while engaging with friends and enjoying the view from the 14th floor! Participate in a game of Ithaca College trivia and test your knowledge of Ithaca College! A cash bar serving wine and beer will also be available. Must be 21 years old to attend this event.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/23/2014
The Work/Life Mission Series presents our last Eating On Campus Tour! At this Eating on Campus Tour, we will start at the Café @ the Park School to see its coffee, snack, and lunch options. We will also visit the Food Court and its vegetarian, Asian, grill, deli, and to-go meals, as well as La Vincita and its variety of paninis, flatbread pizzas, coffee, and frozen yogurt. In addition, we will stop by Grand Central Café to explore its smoothie, coffee, and snack offerings, as well as Campus Center Dining Hall where we will learn about its international, vegan, and grill options. Please join us!
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Contributed by Gina L. White on 04/23/2014
Ryan Norland, physical therapy graduate student, recently traveled to San Francisco, CA on April 10-11, 2014 for the Third Annual Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation hosted by the University of California, San Francisco. Ryan was awarded a travel grant to help finance his trip, so that he could learn about new research going on in the field of Regenerative Rehabilitation.
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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 04/23/2014
Fourteen students were elected to the Sigma Xi scientific research honor society for 2014. Founded in 1886, Sigma Xi is the international honor society of scientists and engineers, who are elected to membership because of their research achievements or potential. The Sigma Xi motto is: "Companions in Zealous Research". The Paulen A Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1966.
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Contributed by Carol Hansen on 04/23/2014
Ithaca College Natural Lands (ICNL, see map) was created in 2004 as a conservation reserve system managed and used for multiple uses by students, faculty and staff. A core team of 20+ student interns and volunteers manage the Natural Lands. The ICNL Staff collaborates widely across the campus community, involving members from several Schools and student organizations. Several IC courses use the Natural Lands as their outdoor classroom. Diverse projects in the Natural Lands range from ecological research to environmental education to senior volunteer outreach to trail building and maintenance for recreational use.
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Nathan Hess, piano faculty, presents at College Music Society conference; performs and teaches throughout region
Contributed by Nathan Hess on 04/23/2014
Dr. Nathan Hess, School of Music, presented a lecture-recital at the CMS Northeast Regional Conference at SUNY Potsdam on April 5 titled “Ned Rorem’s Recalling (2003) for Solo Piano: An Examination of Compositional Style and Influences.” The talk highlighted the unique features that tie together all three movements of the work, including the direct influences from composer/author Paul Bowles. The presentation concluded with a live performance of Recalling.
In February, Dr. Hess was invited to perform his “American Masters” solo program at the Phelps Mansion Museum in Binghamton as part of its Second Sunday Concert Series. The recital consisted of contemporary works by John Corigliano, Ned Rorem, George Perle, and Samuel Barber.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 04/23/2014
Are you interested in sustainable and alternative food cultivation methods? If so, come to Terrace Dining Hall during lunch on Friday and end Earth Week with a bang! A student research team will present their live Aquaponics Garden and explain the process for all who would love to learn more.
WHAT: Aquaponics Display
WHERE: Terrace Dining Hall
WHEN: Friday, April 25th
TIME: 11:30AM - 2:00 PM
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Contributed by Tony Tabone on 04/22/2014
This will be the final week of TLC workshops for this semester. Please drop in for additional training during our summer hours. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:
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LGBTQA Pride Prom, Clark Lounge, Campus Center, 7-9 pm on Saturday April 26. Music, food, fun, and a photographer to record your Prom memories!
DJ'd by DJ Fuzzy Bear
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The Tots on Bots research team is looking for healthy infants who are between 6 and 12 months of age, and will weigh under 30 pounds to help us in our work developing mobile robots. We are developing different control options that infants with disabilities could use to control their movement on a mobile robot, but first want to test them with infants who are developing typically. Your baby can help us!
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Contributed by Kelly Dietz on 04/22/2014
On Wednesday, April 30, 2:00- 3:30 p.m., the Center for Faculty Excellence will host a workshop addressing challenges and strategies of teaching and communicating with visually impaired students. Professors whose fall rosters include visually impaired students, as well as campus organizations and offices who want to make their services more accessible, are especially encouraged to attend.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/22/2014
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has published an essay entitled “The Home Movie Archive Live,” in Amateur Filmmaking: The Home Movie, The Archive, The Web, ed. By Laura Rascaroli and Gwenda Young with Barry Monahan (New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2014).
The essay theorizes how multimedia performances combining amateur archival films and live music create additive structures to reconfigure images as a mobile, embodied, collaborative historiography. The essay also probes how relational aesthetics, plural temporalities, and provisional contiguities remake screen and concert space as transversal encounters.
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Retirement is a big milestone in everyone's life, and with an ever-changing economy the idea of retiring means different things to different people. It is more important than ever to consider your personal definition of what retirement means and plan for the future with those goals in mind. With everything you want to accomplish in retirement, making sure you've thought through all the issues before you get there is an important part of planning.
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