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The Staff and Administration Performance Review Process is now open for completion online. The online process allows for the Self-Assessment and Performance Review forms to be completed electronically and automatically attached to each individual employee’s record within Parnassus.

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The twelfth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 25. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please visit http://alumni.ithaca.edu/rainbow_reception_2014 to register.

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There are a few seats remaining for Seth Meyers’ comedic performance this Saturday night at Ithaca College. The show is expected to sell out, so purchase your tickets as soon as possible.

Ron G, a finalist on Last Comic Standing and the 2010 College Comic of the Year, will open for Seth Meyers.

To Purchase Tickets:

Visit: iceventstickets.com

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In an effort to better accommodate several prospective students and families visiting campus next week, the Visitor Lot will be reserved for guests only from Monday, April 14 through Friday, April 18.

In addition, the N-Lot will be reserved Monday-Friday from 8:30-Noon for visitors to campus.

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History majors Jonathan Lee and Charles Russak presented research papers at the 2014 West/Central New York Phi Alpha Theta Conference at SUNY Buffalo on April 5. Jonathan Lee presented "The Road to Critical Mass: Science, Fear, and the Journey to the Bomb," which he wrote in Dr. Michael Trotti's senior seminar. Charles Russak's "'Let the Servant be Treated as a Man:' Domestic Servants, Masculinity and the Franchise" written in Dr. Karin Breuer's senior seminar, won a conference prize.  

ICCE -  Ithaca College Contemporary Ensemble  

Saturday, April 12, 8:15 p.m.

Hocket Family Recital Hall, School of Music

Free admission

View the Events Calendar listing.

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Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 319 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum

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IC My Future
April 23, 2014 | 9:00am – 3:00pm | Emerson Suite B

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To celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, the Department of English invites students to delve deeply this summer into three of the playwright’s masterpieces—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, and The Tempest. Over the course of five weeks, students will be introduced to the plays in their original cultural and theatrical contexts.  At no cost, they will also have the opportunity to attend a live performance of Hamlet by the Ithaca Shakespeare Company, experiencing firsthand the pleasures and challenges of interpreting Shakespeare in modern performance.

No previous experience with Shakespeare required.

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Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories.  Direct Course Enhancement is the traditional IDF grant.  Diversity/International Projects is a new category for IDF.   Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by April 15.  Guidelines and application forms may be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.

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Professor Jennifer Spitzer will be giving a talk entitled "Something Borrowed, Something New": Rebecca West’s “Derivative” Modernism" on Thursday, April 17, 5:30-6:30, in Business 103. 

The lecture is sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and is free and open to the public.

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Submitted on behalf of Terri Stewart, Director for Public Safety and Emergency Management

Today, an estimated one in five women is sexually assaulted in college.*

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Please join us at the Handwerker Gallery for the final two events in conjunction with the current exhibition, STRANGE BEDFELLOWS, which closes this weekend.  Performance and media artist Tara Mateik will give a public lecture and discuss his Oz-inspired creative practice on Thursday, April 10, at 6pm. The following day, during the noon hour of Friday, April 11, Mateik will collaborate with artist Guadalupe Rosales and writer Savannah Knoop to produce a 1915-era silent film of a reenactment of the Declaration of Sentiments from the Seneca Falls Women's Suffrage movement with the help of a cast and crew comprised entirely of IC students. Both of these events are free and open to the public and will occur at the Handwerker Gallery.

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In early April, Deborah Rifkin led a workshop at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angelos, CA. The workshop reviewed recent studies in cognitive science and what they reveal about creativity in the arts. Participants from the fields of dance, music, visual arts, theater, sociology, history, and communication studies explored the implications of the cognitive studies for teaching, creating, and performing in the arts.

For more information:

http://cal.lmu.edu/event/the_creative_mind_using_cognitive_science_to_improve_understanding_and_pedagogy_of_the_arts

Spring is here and we want to see how you enjoy the warmer weather!

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Electrical Safety

During a typical year, home electrical problems account for 67,800 fires and $868 million in property losses.

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Dependent Tuition Remission applications for returning students should be submitted no later than May 1st for the upcoming academic year.

Employee Tuition Remission applications should be submitted  one month prior to the start of the semester. If you are considering taking courses during the summer session please see the Educational Benefit Policy pertaining to Summer Sessions.

Dependent Cash Awards applications should be submitted by June 1st for fall and December 1st for spring along with a copy of a tuition bill for the semester you are applying for the benefit.

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Steve Mauk, professor of music, recently released his latest CD recording - Rite of Passage.

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Jonathan Ablard, associate professor of history and co-director of the Latin American Studies program, has published an essay in Perspectives, the newsletter of the American Historical Association.

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Twenty-four exceptional School of Business students were inducted into the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma on Sunday, April 6.  Lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest honor a business school student anywhere in the world can achieve at a school accredited by AACSB International.

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