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March is Nutrition Month and we're inviting you to join Team No Kid Hungry!
Donations are being taken at all dining retail locations and all proceeds will go to The BackPack Program for Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The BackPack program ensures that children in need don't go hungry over the weekend when they aren't in school. Every Friday, those children receive their food, placed discreetly into their backpacks. The need to supply children from low-income families is consistently rising. It only costs $3.00 to fill a backpack, but any amount helps!
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Women of Ciudad Juárez
Saturday, March 22, 4pm
Studio 2, Dillingham
Teatro Travieso will give a powerful performance that addresses the realities of life for women living, and dying, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
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Contributed by Annette Levine on 03/19/2014
Sunday, March 23, 11am-12:30pm
Studio 3, Dillingham
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 03/19/2014
On Wednesday March 26, Project Look Sharp presenter Sox Sperry will return to the Kendal at Ithaca community to present on sustainability and water issues after a successful showing last year.
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School of Business Welcomes NYC Real Estate Executive and Philanthropist, Kenneth Fisher, for Special Lecture
Contributed by Paul Deamer on 03/19/2014
Please join us on Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. in BUS 111, for a special lecture with Kenneth Fisher (School of Humanities & Sciences alumnus) entitled: “Our Nation’s Wounded: Leadership Challenges in a Time of Austerity,” funded by the Jahn Family Civic Leadership Fund.
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Contributed by Mike Haaf on 03/19/2014
Mike Haaf (Chemistry Department) co-lead a two day workshop, held at Clark Atlanta University in Georgia from March 7-9, on the intersections between fine art and the chemical sciences. The workshop, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, included dozens of hands-on experiments designed to illustrate the chemical principles behind the materials used to create art, such as pigments, dyes, binders, and metals. The workshop was filled to capacity, and was well-received by the attendees.
Contributed by Mary Beth O'Connor on 03/19/2014
Come one, come all to hear students in the Spoken Word Revolution class perform their works. Open Mic to follow performances.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 03/19/2014
Help to support Foodnet's Meals on Wheels mission, in their effort to raise awareness about senior hunger.
16 restaurants, including Ithaca Dining Services will bring on some spectacular Mac 'N Cheese recipes for all to sample. To read more about the this weekend's Mac N Cheese Bowl, including ticket prices, click here. All proceeds to benefit Foodnet's, Meals on Wheels program.
Vote for your favorite, this Saturday, at the Mac 'N Cheese Bowl! And, support Foodnet!
The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, March 26th. Important reasons not to miss the next screening:
1. 65 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure)
2. Many people don't even know their blood pressure is high because there are no symptoms in most cases
3. Hypertension can lead to heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and kidney disease
4. 66% of those IC employees measured at the last screening were pre-hypertensive (above ideal )
5. A 20 point increase in systolic blood pressure (top number) or a 10 point increase in diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) doubles the risk of heart disease.
6. Poor diet, inactivity, and being overweight can lead to an increase in blood pressure
7. If one does not adopt a healthy lifestyle, the hypertensive individual will need to take costly medication with potential side effects
8. Physical and emotional stress can elevate your blood pressure
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Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 03/19/2014
The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its annual Spring Induction Ceremony on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.
At that time, the chapter will be inducting new members from all five schools, all of whom have been vetted by the Chapter’s Executive Committee and invited to membership in the honor society.
Come help us celebrate excellence! Everyone from the Ithaca College community is welcome to attend. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Tammy Sritecha email@example.com , or (607) 274-3113. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
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Contributed by Kenesha Chatman on 03/19/2014
Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) presents at the University of Minnesota.
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This month's meeting will be held in Taughannock Falls room on March 20th from 2-3:30pm.
In addition to attending to typical Staff Council concerns there will be a professional development workshop on 'Building Trust'.
Ithaca College is pleased to host several events in the A&E Center during the month of March. Due to these events several parking lots across campus will be impacted. Please read the following lot closures to determine how you may be impacted and direct any questions to Parking Services at 274-3756. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 03/19/2014
Upcoming Handwerker events for Strange Bedfellows, a nationally traveling exhibition exploring the collaborative practice in queer art
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 03/18/2014
Handwerker Gallery’s latest exhibition—Strange Bedfellows—will feature a series of events across the next four weeks, including an opening reception this Thursday, March 20, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the gallery’s main lobby.
On display at the Handwerker from March 17—April 11, Strange Bedfellows is a nationally traveling exhibition and catalogue exploring collaborative practice in queer art making. The exhibition is curated by San Francisco art historian Amy Cancelmo and is fiscally sponsored by the Queer Cultural Center (San Francisco).
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An expert in wellness coaching, Margaret Moore offers ways to be more productive and information on self-help in her fascinating presentation "Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life: Using the Coaching Process."
The presentation takes place March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Textor 102. This event is free and open to the Ithaca community.
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Contributed by Janet Galvan on 03/18/2014
The Ithaca College Choir will perform its home concert of the 2014 Choir Tour this Saturday, March 22, at 8:15 pm.
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Faculty Show and Share: Using Social Media & Mobile Devices to Create an Online Community for Your Class, 3/21 12:10 pm
Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 03/18/2014
Friday, March 21, 2014, 12:10 - 1:00 p.m.
Anthony Adornato, Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, will discuss how he is using new technologies to complement the in-class learning experience. Although students are considered "digital natives," many don't yet understand how to use social media to enhance their learning experience. He will outline how Facebook and Twitter, among other platforms, are used to reinforce course topics, concepts, and readings.
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Sam Brunk, Professor of History, University of Texas at El Paso, will present the Department of History’s Annual Marjorie Fortunoff Mayrock Lecture, Monday, March 24.
Contributed by Vivian Bruce Conger on 03/18/2014
Sam Brunk, a renowned Zapata scholar and author of The Posthumous Career of Emiliano Zapata: Myth, Memory, and Mexico’s Twentieth Century and Emiliano Zapata: Revolution and Betrayal in Mexico, will present Remembering Emiliano Zapata: A Brief Visual Tour of Mexico’s “Revolutionary” Century, on Monday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103.
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