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There will be food, lots of fun & surprises for everyone! Come by Emerson Suites on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 10am to 2pm for the Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair. Our valued benefit partners will be will be joining us for the day to play a few games with you and more.  Enjoy cotton candy, popcorn and treats galore.  

Benefit Eligible Faculty & Staff Only. Please bring your College ID to be entered to win our raffles.

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Ithaca’s Mock Trial teams put forth a solid showing in at the Eight Annual Spartan Throwdown Invitational tournament sponsored by Case Western University this past weekend in Cleveland, Ohio. 

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The Office of International Programs (OIP) would like to invite all faculty and staff to attend our upcoming workshops designed to assist in the development of short-term study abroad programs.  The workshops are offered as a two-part series. We recommend that those interested in developing short-term study abroad opportunities for Ithaca College students attend both workshops (Program Planning and Proposal Submission Logistics and Risk Management and Student Safety) in order to have a full understanding of the process and requirements for designing and leading short-term study abroad programs

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Did you or a family member or friend, colleague, or current or former student serve in the U.S. armed forces?

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Interested in presenting your research at NCUR this year? NCUR is the largest celebration of student scholarship in the world. Thousands of student scholars from across the United States and from many foreign countries will meet April 7-9, 2016 in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. Ithaca College will support approximately 40 students to present at NCUR.

To help you get going the College has scheduled two information sessions. Join us at whichever one is most convenient for you.

·         Monday, November 2nd at 4:00PM in Textor 101 

·         Tuesday November 3rd at 12:10 in Textor 102

                 Register Here - NCUR

 

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Where Does Our Time Go?

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/27/2015 

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Somewhere in the middle of our overlapping project deadlines, meetings, and daily emails, we are all just trying to do good work, but it's hard to keep up. 

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Just a reminder that Emerson Halloween will be held once again this Sunday (11/1) from 6-8pm in Emerson Hall.

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Check out our October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month webpage for ways you can raise awareness. 

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Wednesday, October 28, 12:00-1:15 pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Faculty facilitator: Dr. Joslyn Brenton, Department of Sociology

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present an evening with acclaimed fiction writer Edward P. Jones, Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Fellow. He will read from his work at 7:30pm on Tuesday, November 3rd in Hockett Family Recital Hall. The reading is free and open to the public. A question-and-answer period and book-signing will follow.

 

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As part of institutional analysis about how best to structure administrative offices and services, Ithaca College’s extended learning programs, including winter and summer sessions and summer pre-college programming, as well as the Ithaca College-Cornell University exchange, will be moved under the umbrella of the renamed Office of International Programs and Extended Studies, led by Assistant Provost Tanya Saunders. This expanded unit will enhance collaboration among the full range of academic opportunities outside the traditional fall/spring semester calendar, whether offered locally or in geographically distant locations. Staff responsible for these programs will be moving from Peggy Ryan Williams Center to Job Hall within the next few weeks.  The Office of International Programs and Extended Studies will collaborate with Digital Instruction and Information Services (formerly ITS) on ongoing and new technology-based learning experiences.

 

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Please refer to the Driving College owned and Rented Vehicles section of the Risk Management site at:  http://www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/driving/ to review the process.

Thank you!

Mary Pitti,MS, CCC-SLP (Speech Language Pathology and Audiology) and Mike Matheny MS, ATC (Exercise and Sport Sciences) were recently featured in the NATA News Magazine.

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Make printing even faster by using cherry keyboards.  Swipe your ID card, release your job, you're good to go!

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Learn how to observe wild howler monkeys and measure and map their ecology for credit! Interested students from all majors are encouraged to attend.

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Hélène Larin, PT, PhD, was invited to participate in the APTA Section on Pediatrics, Summit IV titled “Innovations in Technology for Children with Brain Insults: Maximizing Outcomes” held in Alexandria, VA, October 15-17, based on her work with the IC Tots on Bots research team.

 

On October 23, she also presented at the NYPTA conference held in Albany, NY, as recipient of the 2012 Arthur J Nelson Research Designated Fund Award.  The topic was “Pilot study: Feasibility of a novel control method for a robotic mobility device for young children with physical disabilities.”

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, October 28th.

Body:
67 million people have high blood pressure in America

What we already knew:

·Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.

·Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.

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Project Look Sharp will host a free webinar, “Media Construction of Presidential Campaigns,” from 7–8 p.m. EST Nov. 3 as a part of Media Literacy Week. 

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Need a course for your identities or mind, body, spirit theme?

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This year's Annual Employee Benefits and Work/Life Fair is an event you don't want to miss.  Tuesday, November 3, 2015 in Emerson Suites from 10am to 2pm.  Join us for games, prizes, treats and surprises.

The Hammond Health Center will be administering flu vaccines during the Fair.  Get the shot not the flu!!

Benefit Eligible Faculty & Staff Only-College ID to Enter. 

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