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Actor and philanthropist Geena Davis will serve as this year’s Park Distinguished Visitor. One of Hollywood’s most respected actors, Davis will speak on “Gender Equality in The Modern Media” on March 31 at 8 p.m. in Ford Hall, Whalen School of Music. The lecture is free and open to the public.

NOTE: Limited seating is available. The event will also be live streamed in Textor 102 and online at: http://www.livestream.com/parkmedianetwork. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before the event. Students enrolled in the Media for Social Responsibility course will be seated ahead of time, as this lecture is part of their course hours.

About Geena Davis:

Davis broke ground in her portrayal of the first female President of the United States in ABC’s hit show Commander in Chief, earning the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama. She currently plays Dr. Nicole Herman on Grey's Anatomy.

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(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College) 

Please mark your calendars:

There will be no meeting Tuesday, March 31st.  I will be on vacation. Please go to https://welcome.weightwatchers.com/find-a-meeting/ for another meeting that works in your schedule.  

I am sorry to announce that we will no longer be having the 11:30am meeting. Beginning April 7th we will be having only 1 meeting session: 12:15pm weigh-in and a 12:30 – 1:00pm meeting. I will have a substitute for that day, Cathleen Swanson from Dewitt. She is a leader, trainer, our territory assistant and a member who has lost 80 pounds!

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 Please join us on Thursday, April 2nd at 4:15 p.m. in the Center for Natural Sciences room 333.    

 

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Take one simple step right now to make the most of your social security!  Register today for your personal My Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.

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The 38th annual Spring Induction Ceremony of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Ithaca College was held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Hockett Family Recital Hall. This year the chapter inducted Dianne Zamoiski, Admissions Operations Coordinator in the School of Music and 146 new student members from all five schools.

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The first candidate for the Dean of the School of Business, Dr. Sean Reid,  will be on campus Tuesday March 31 and Wednesday April 1. 

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On April 16, 2015, the Office of Student Employment will be hosting a luncheon in Emerson Suites to thank Ithaca College’s outstanding student employees for their dedicated work. All current student employees will receive a personal invitation to come, and we encourage supervisors to attend with their student employees.

Here is where we need your help - Since it was such a huge success last year, we would like to again put together a video to be played during the event with pictures of your awesome students and/or any kind words of appreciation you would like to share with those students. Please email the information you would like included in the video to studentemployment@ithaca.edu before April 3rd.

 IC Hillel cordially invites you to choose from a variety of Seder options for the first night of Passover, Friday, April 3rd at 8 pm in Terrace Dining Hall.

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Confused about how much food you should be eating? Registered Dietitian, Natalie Nicholas will be joining us from Longview to answer some of your portion distortion questions. Portion sizes have changed a lot in the last 20 years.  “Small fries” are replaced by “medium fries”, small lattes are now “tall” or “grande”. You can purchase 64 ounces of soda all at once.  While more food on the plate may seem great, portion sizes matter when it comes to our health and fitness.

Stop by the Portion Distortion table at Terraces Dining Hall and we’ll provide some answers! And, while you’re there, play the portion distortion game for a chance to win a Fitbit Flex!

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, April 1 - Don't be fooled by your blood pressure, get it checked!

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall). All faculty, staff, and students are welcome. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Congratulations to the current recipients:

  • Kaitlyn DeHority, Chemistry and BMO ’16
  • Colleen Feeney, Biology ‘16
  • Katrina Piemonte, Biochemistry ’16

 

 

The award is to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as: MCAT, DAT,  OAT, GRE.   Recipients must have a clear indication of career goals and reasons for pursuing those goals, as well has having a record of academic performance that is competitive for admission to the indicated graduate program.

 

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Posted on behalf of Deb Harper, Director, Center for Counseling Health, and Wellness

As the spring semester draws to a close, students can become increasingly stressed by class assignments, finals, and other competing priorities. The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a resource that can help.

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 The Ithaca College Catholic Community would like to invite everyone to our special Palm Sunday Mass this Sunday March 29. We will be holding our services at our normal 1PM and 8PM times in Muller Chapel. All are welcome!

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Bill Chapin Memorial Fund

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Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Co-sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of International Programs.

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When it comes to retirement planning, it’s never too early to start! By starting to plan earlier, you are able to increase the likelihood of a successful retirement. Not sure where to start? Start here:

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 Join (or re-connect) with the Volunteer Stewards Program of Ithaca College Natural Lands!

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Ithaca College Chemistry research students presented results from their independent research projects at the 249th National American Chemical Society meeting in Denver, CO.    

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Spring is here! 30%OFF Men's and Women's Jackets.

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