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Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 04/14/2015
Each year, the Ithaca College chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi invites outstanding seniors to apply for selection as the chapter’s candidate for one of the prestigious Phi Kappa Phi National Fellowships for the first year of graduate or professional study. This year the IC chapter of Phi Kappa Phi received many outstanding applications for consideration.
The selected application was submitted by Katharine Ahrens, a senior Mathematics and English major (Music Minor) in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College, who plans to continue study at North Carolina State in the Fall 2015.
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Contributed by Eleanor Henderson on 04/14/2015
The New Voices Festival brings writers at the beginning stages of burgeoning literary careers to share prose, poetry, and plays with the students and faculty at Ithaca College, and the large and diverse literary community in the city of Ithaca.
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Women's and Gender Studies Social Hour, April 16th, 4:30-6:00 pm, 2nd floor atrium of the Park Business Center
Contributed by Carla Golden on 04/13/2015
Come meet other WGST students and faculty and learn about courses next year and new program developments. Good people, good food, good times - all are welcome!
Summer ICC Online course under the Themes: Power and Justice and The Quest for a Sustainable Future (May 26-June 26)
Contributed by Srijana Bajracharya on 04/13/2015
Sustainable Living: A Holistic Approach to Health, HLTH 21400 CRN #10086 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the May 26-June 26
ICC Themes: The Quest for a Sustainable Future and Power and Justice
ICC Perspectives: Social Science & Natural Sciences
Below is a summary of the course content. Please contact Srijana Bajracharya at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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Individual development planning identifies the employee’s development goals and the strategies for achieving them by linking them to the organization’s mission and goals. Taking responsibility for your professional development can be challenging. Let us help you get started! The Office of Human Resources would like to invite you to attend a workshop devoted to creating an Individual Development Plan. We will meet on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in room # 52 on the Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center.
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Contributed by Craig Duncan on 04/13/2015
Erin Gardosh (Philosophy/Religion major), David Johnson (Philosophy/Religion major, International Politics minor), Gabriel Lefferts (Anthropology major, Religious Studies minor), and Jennifer Pike (Writing major, Honors minor) all presented papers at an undergraduate conference on Religion and Culture at Syracuse University on March 28, 2015.
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 04/13/2015
The following is submitted on behalf of Yvonne Rogalski, Chair of the Whalen Academic Symposium Steering Committee:
Congratulations to all the students and faculty sponsors who participated in the Symposium!
The following is a list of those students who won awards at the Symposium.
Recipients of this year's awards were selected through a two-step process. The first step was to submit an abstract for award in early March. The abstracts were separated into groups according to areas of research and discipline. Each abstract was judged by at least two judges and the judges determined the finalists from each group.
The finalists where then scheduled to present at finalist sessions during the Whalen Symposium. Again, the finalists presentations were judged by at least two judges and the judges then determined the award winners.
Congratulations to all of the winners on a job well done!
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Farewell Reception for School of Business Interim Dean Jim Simpson and Assistant Professor Athena Zhang
Contributed by Paul Deamer on 04/13/2015
Please join us on Wednesday, April 29, from 4:00-5:00 pm, in the second floor atrium of the School of Business for a farewell reception for Interim Dean Jim Simpson and Dr. Athena Zhang.
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Contributed by Nick Kowalczyk on 04/13/2015
The Writing Department is offering its 300-level Humorous Writing course online during Block I of the Summer Session (May 26-June 26).
Enrolled students will study the use of humor in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, in addition to generating their own humorous writing using prompts that focus on parody, satire, dark comedy, and surrealism. Workshops of student writing will take place on the course website. Responses to selected readings also will be posted to the course website.
Contributed by Deborah Wuest on 04/13/2015
Stress: Its Nature and Management will be offered ONLINE during the May intersession, beginning May 12th and ending on May 22.
The course provides an overview of the nature of stress and techniques to manage stress, while emphasizing both the societal and personal dimensions of stress. Discussion, workbook activities, and projects focus on personalizing the learning experience. This is asynchronous - no need to be online at any specific time. Ideal for those who are working, travelling, or interning.
3 credits. HLTH 22700 CRN 10035.
For more information, contact Deborah Wuest at email@example.com
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Contributed by Katherine Cohen-Filipic on 04/13/2015
Fulfill an ICC Diversity requirement or get a Counseling Minor course under your belt during May Term.
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Interested in hearing the first hand story of a Jewish man in the Holocaust? We are the last generation that will be able to do so, so this is something to tell your children about! Come on Wednesday April 15th at 6:30-7:30 in the Business School Room 111, to hear a remarkable survivor story.
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Contributed by Don Austin on 04/13/2015
Enjoy an evening out with your children at the IC Family Carnival! Inflated bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, and assorted activities stations will transform the fitness center into a children’s play land. You will want to stick around for the live entertainment, raffles, and snacks!
The event is on Friday, April 24th from 5:30 to 8 pm in the gyms on the lower level of the Fitness Center. Entry is $3 for kids, $5 for anyone over 18, and $16 for parties of 5 or more. Members of IC Student United Way organize and run the Family Carnival. All proceeds benefit the ICSUW's fall grant program, during which funds are allocated to organizations in the Ithaca community.
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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 04/13/2015
Please join us as Majors in the Department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their research for the 2015 Spring Seminar Series
Amy Parker: Contact Binary Stars
Matthew Bellardini: A Summer of SOFIA
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This June Jason Hamilton from the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department will teach a Summer Session course in herbal remedies and nature-based healing. ENVS 140 will explore both modern herbalism and ancient vitalist traditions.
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 04/12/2015
Come explore your voice in a fun, informal workshop with touring singer-songwriter Eli Conley at 12 noon on Friday April 17 in the Handwerker Gallery. Total beginners to experienced singers are welcome! Queer and transgender folks all too often find spaces focused on singing lacking relevance to our lives, awareness of our needs, and commitment to collective liberation. It is a powerful act for LGBTQ people and our straight and cisgender allies to find the power in our voices, listen deeply to each other as singers and raise our voices together in song.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 04/12/2015
Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below.
Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!
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Excitement is building about the Izzy Award ceremony, happening this Wednesday, April 15, 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites B&C, Campus Center (Phillips Hall).
Author NAOMI KLEIN (pictured; photo by Kourosh Keshiri), joining us in Ithaca amidst her whirlwind book tour of Europe and North America, and investigative reporter DAVID SIROTA, who continues to poke the powerful with new exposés just about every other day, will accept the Izzy Award and each give a speech.
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