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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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Contributed by Nick Kowalczyk on 03/18/2014
The Writing Department will be offering an online section of Personal Essay (WRTG 20500) this summer from June 30 to Aug. 1. The course encourages students' own self-exploration of their identities and introduces them to the Personal Essay genre through assigned readings and writing practice. Various techniques of narrative and reflective storytelling also are taught. The course is ideal for students in Ithaca, at home, or on the move, as it's online and all the work will be turned in digitally.
Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/18/2014
Do you have questions about planning your retirement, your eligibility to retire, retirement income options, social security benefits, health care in retirement, volunteer opportunities, or even when you should start your planning? If so, you’ll want to stop by IC My Future, a retirement planning open house being held next month. The open house will bring available resources together in one setting to help assist you in planning for your retirement and to help answer your retirement-related questions. The more information you get now, the easier it will be to make decisions that will achieve the brightest future for you AND you'll be entered into a door prize raffle just for stopping in!
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Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 03/18/2014
The Senior Class of 2014 would like to invite campus community members to wish them off to the “real world” in style. We invite you to send words of wisdom to the graduates via https://ithaca.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_ey9Ylghx0wwwCgZ! Use your favorite quote or your own words, but please take a minute to congratulate the graduates on work well done, to wish them well as they leave Ithaca College, and to provide them with guidance as they make this big step into the next phase of their careers.
Contributed by Dan Breen on 03/18/2014
The upcoming meeting of the Ithaca College Medieval and Renaissance Studies Faculty Colloquium will feature a presentation by Michael Twomey, IC's Dana Professor of the Humanities, entitled "Exemplary Environments: Representing Nature in Medieval Encyclopedias." All are welcome to attend.
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Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 03/18/2014
Dr. Elizabeth Peterson, Professor of music education and conductor of the Symphonic Band at Ithaca College, was just honored with membership in the prestigious American Bandmasters Association. Invitation to membership is extended to only a few conductors annually, and follows a rigorous vetting process. It is considered a pinnacle achievement in the world of wind bands.
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Contributed by Irene Scott on 03/18/2014
ITS has several changes to announce for Technology Renewal starting June 1 with the Summer 2014 lab system installs.
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Ergonomics is simply fitting the job to the person. It is a way to modify and adapt your working space to create a supportive environment that protects the body. Located on the Ithaca College website, under the Office of Human Resources' Work/Life section, there is a brand new section titled “Ergonomics: A Workstation that Works for You!” Please follow this link to the page: http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/benefits/wrklife/Ergonomics.
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Jake Brenner, Environmental Studies and Sciences, and Student Mary McKean '15, with Gerontology Institute Director Rhoda Meador, Present Workshop about RISE Program at Making Brooklyn Bloom Conference
Contributed by Paula Davis on 03/17/2014
Jake Brenner, assistant professor of Environmental Studies and Sciences, Mary McKean, Environmental Studies ‘15, and Rhoda Meador, director of the Gerontology Institute, presented a workshop entitled “Grey and Green: Cultivating Active Retirees” at the 33rd annual Making Brooklyn Bloom Conference: Sowing Connections, Growing Gardeners, on March 8, 2014 at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
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Contributed by Barth Myers on 03/17/2014
As you begin to plan for Commencement/Senior Week 2014, please keep in mind the following on-campus housing guidelines. All campus residents except for graduating seniors, Resident Assistants, and Circle Apartment residents are required to vacate their rooms no later than 3:00 p.m. on May 10, 2014 unless they receive written approval from the Office of Residential Life to remain. For students with a final exam scheduled, or final papers/projects due on Monday, May 12, 2014, the deadline to vacate their rooms will be extended until 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Students with a Monday final exam, paper or project due should notify their RA.
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Contributed by Eleanor Henderson on 03/17/2014
Jim Rutman, an agent with Sterling Lord Literistic since 1998, will visit Ithaca College on Wednesday, March 19 at 2:30 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery to talk with students about the publishing world.
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