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Contributed by Jane Ray on 03/17/2016
Not a PowerPoint presentation, this is a highly interactive seminar that delivers 3 skills to help supervisors and managers improve employee performance.
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Contributed by Suzanne Smith on 03/16/2016
We Need Your Help! Help our Students Have a Great Commencement Weekend!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/16/2016
When it comes to retirement planning, it’s never too early to start! The more you invest and the earlier you start planning increases the likelihood of a successful retirement.
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Want to learn how to use those cellphones, computers and tablets to stay in touch with family and friends? Play games? Get health information and more? Technology has certainly changed the way we do things but it’s never too late to learn how to be a “Cyber-Senior”.
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Contributed by Jackie Paul on 03/15/2016
An expanded essay on Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB (1983) by Matthew Holtmeier, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Screen Studies, was recently published by the Library of Congress for its list of films inducted into the National Film Archive.
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Contributed by Jackie Paul on 03/15/2016
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered an invited keynote address at the iDocs Symposium in Bristol, UK, at the University of the West of England. Her talk was entitled “Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments.”
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Last Thursday, the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) held an event titled “We Are Not Our Stereotypes” in Emerson Suites. This event featured a series of speeches and performances all with the purpose of dispelling stereotypes about individuals of Caribbean heritage. This event aligned perfectly with CSA’s mission, which is to “educate themselves and others within and out of the Ithaca College community about the social, political, and fiscal issues of the Caribbean.” Congratulations to CSA for hosting such an impactful event for both the amazing performers and all the excited attendees in the audience.
Contributed by Theresa Radley on 03/15/2016
Last Friday, the IC International Club hosted Interfashional Night, an annual fashion show showcasing clothing from all around the world. Both international and American students got the chance to walk the runway wearing traditional clothing from many different cultures. This year’s theme was “Now Boarding,” which served as a reference to boarding a plane to travel to a new destination and represented the truly cross-cultural nature of this event. The event also included live entertainment and refreshments, which made for an exciting night!
For more on IC International Club and other student organizations please click here.
Sister 2 Sister, an empowerment group for the women at IC and a network of support for social, emotional, psychological, academic, and political growth, held an event called “Re-Claiming Blackness” to conclude Black History Month, Sunday, February, 28 in Emerson Suites. The event showcased a variety of Ithaca College students and alumni as well as a group of three poets/teachers from Albany called, “The New Poets.”
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Bullying in the Workplace Training Workshop Presented by ENI: Space Still Available in Tomorrow's Session
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 03/15/2016
You may not hear a lot about adult bullying, but according to the Workplace Bullying Institute, up to a third of workers may be the victims of workplace bullying. About twenty percent of workplace bullying crosses the line into harassment. Workplace bullying refers to the repeated, health-impairing, mistreatment of a target, driven by the perpetrators need to control. Allowed to continue this behavior undermines legitimate business interests, lowers morale, and impacts the overall ability “to get work done.” Workplace bullying can make life quite miserable and difficult. Supervisors should especially be made aware of workplace bullies, since they can disrupt productivity and create a hostile work environment which can lead to legal ramifications.
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On March 31, 2016, 7:30 pm, Business School 104, Dr. Marla Brettschneider will speak on “The Jewish Phenomenon in Sub-Saharan Africa: Multiple and Conflicting Discourses.” Her talk is sponsored by Jewish Studies at Ithaca College and is free and open to the public.
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Contributed by Michelle Warfield on 03/15/2016
Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is hosting two candidates for the position of Director of Architecture and Infrastructure on campus this Thursday 3/17/16 and Friday 3/18/16.
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 03/13/2016
The fourteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 15. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.
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Fractionation (the opposite of escalation) is a process by which big conflicts are broken down into little conflicts, where they can be more easily understood and resolved. We’ll explore the way conflict manifests in three venues (intrapsychic, interpersonal and intergroup) but we’ll focus on interpersonal aspects.
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 03/11/2016
Working outside the United States can be simple or more complicated than you imagined, depending on what you want to do or where in the world you want to go. This workshop will help you figure out how to job search and network internationally, relocate and adjust to new cultural norms, and offer best practices for launching an international career.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 03/11/2016
The Roy H. Park School of Communications will honor Journalist Barbara Walters with the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism on Friday, March 18 in New York City. David Muir ’95 will present the award to Walters.
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Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 03/11/2016
As noted in a recent intercom announcement, Ithaca College’s Task Force on Meals & Entertainment has developed a proposed policy on the utilization of Ithaca College funds for meals, receptions, alcohol, etc. in order to help us be more purposeful, efficient, and equitable about how we spend on food and under what circumstances. Representatives of the Task Force and the IEBC solicited feedback from Student Government Association, Faculty Council, Staff Council and from those who attended the campus-wide open session on March 3.
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CSCRE's Paula Ioanide presents with Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva and Dr. Rayshawn Ray at University of Miami's Know Justice, Know Peace Symposium.
Contributed by Paula Ioanide on 03/11/2016
Paula Ioanide, associate professor of comparative race and ethnicity studies, was honored to present on the emotional politics of racism with sociologists Rayshaw Ray of Univ. of Maryland and Eduardo Bonilla-Silva of Duke University in February. The symposium, titled "Know Justice, Know Peace," was organized by David Ikard, Professor of Africana Studies at University of Miami. A video of the symposium may be viewed here.
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