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Please join us for the opening reception of NO/GOOD PLACE, curated by Paul Wilson (Department of Art History) and featuring the work of nine Finnish artists making work about utopia.

Opening Reception
Thursday, March 24, 5-7pm
(***SPECIAL PERFORMANCE OF THE IC COMPLAINTS CHOIR AT 6 PM!***)
Handwerker Gallery

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Wednesday, March 23, 6:00 pm: Artist Talk by Otto Karvonen
Handwerker Gallery

Otto Karvonen will speak about his work on view in the current exhibition at the Handwerker Gallery, NO/GOOD PLACE, and answer questions about his practice and ideas.

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The Peggy R. Williams "Difficult Dialogues" series invites all artists to submit their work on the subject of campus rape and sexual assault--the theme of this year’s quadrennial Difficult Dialogues series, created in honor of Ithaca College president emerita Peggy Ryan Williams. We've extended the deadline to Tuesday, March 29, at 11:59 p.m. (Some flyers around campus mistakenly say Sunday, March 29, but Tuesday is correct.)

Read on for details and instructions on how to submit your work.

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Presented by Ryan DeLany, Manager of the Academic Advising Center, with assistance from academic advisers Lisa Fell, Katie Burke, and Amber Cloke.

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Celebrate Easter!

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 03/22/2016 

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 Join the Ithaca College Protestant Community as we celebrate Good Friday and Easter!

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School of Music Faculty Nicholas Walker & Elizabeth Simkin were featured on NPR's Performance Today on Friday, March 18, 2016. 

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Dr. Janet Galván has been active as a guest conductor and clinician in January, February, and March.

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  The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you: the employee, and works to help you identify and move toward your personal health and wellness goals. After 6 months in the program, all MBM Members are eligible to receive free chair massages on-campus. 

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LGBT Awareness Month

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 03/22/2016 

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 LGBT Awareness Month is celebrated in April on campus, and the LGBT Center and our four campus LGBT-themed student groups join with many other groups, offices, departments, and individuals to contribute outstanding learning opportunities and other events to the compiled calendar of offerings. This year LGBT Awareness Month will feature a full range of events -- from speakers to film screenings to social events.

The most current list of offerings is always available on the LGBT Awareness Month webpage, with additional events added regularly. Please contact the sponsoring group directly for more info on any specific event.

Planning an LGBT-themed event? Let the LGBT Center know so it can be included in this calendar! Contact lmaurer@ithaca.edu

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Bigoted comments, jokes, negative assumptions and stereotypes are challenging because they can provoke our emotions and make us reactive, scared, confused, uncertain, judgmental, and less able to access our intelligence and good thinking.

 

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Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency. This workshop serves as the prerequisite Understanding Privilege and Microaggressions Workshop.

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Sustainability is a passion of ours at IC Dining and we'd like to wish everyone a very happy World Water Day. Starting today at lunch, we will have an infographic display at Terrace Dining Hall showing facts about global water use and accessibility.

If you can't make it down to Terrace Dining Hall, check out our Sustainability Blog for more information.

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James Suh has put together a great IC A Healthy Me Challenge this year - Food & Fitness. James is a senior Public and Community Health major from New Jersey and enjoys hiking with his dogs, running, and cooking healthy & delicious meals! 

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Please join us for Ed Tech Day 2016 this Thursday in the Campus Center – free and open to all. Complete details and schedule at: www.ithaca.edu/edtechday/

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Phi Kappa Phi is a national collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines that follows the motto “let the love of learning rule humanity.”  In honor of this phrase, the Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will be holding a book drive on campus. Book drives are a way to draw attention to the importance of literacy and gather crucial resources for community members who would otherwise have limited access to them.  All books collected will be donated to IC Books Thru Bars, a student-run program that provides books to incarcerated persons in New York State prisons.  

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We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, born within 3 weeks of due date, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  

 

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Barbara Ganzel, PhD, a candidate for the position of Director of the Gerontology Institute, will give a presentation on Wednesday, March 23rd at 9:00 AM in Room 203 Friends.  This presentation is open to all members of the campus community.

Contact:

Christine Pogorzala
Assistant Professor, Aging Studies
(607) 274-1051 / pogorzal@ithaca.edu

 

 

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG), will present “Write Your Own Story by Setting the Bar!“ during April 8-10, 2016 at the CSTEP Statewide Student Conference to be held at The Sagamore on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY.  “PWI Access, DENIED!” is scheduled to be presented by Dr. Kittrell on June 2, 2016 at NCORE 2016 in San Francisco, CA

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Fae Dremock, assistant professor of Environmental Studies and Science, recently had a story published by New World Writing.

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The eight annual Izzy Award will be presented by the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) on Wednesday, April 6, 7:00 p.m., in Park Hall Auditorium. Simultaneously, the I.F. Stone Hall of Fame will welcome Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!

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