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 Elijah Breton (Sports Studies and Communication Studies, 2016) finished in first place in the prose interpretation event at Emerson College's Rose Invitational Speech Tournament on February 21.  

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Contributed on behalf of CFCU

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Contributed on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and David Lissy ’87, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees.

Dear Ithaca College Community,

As many of you know, the board of trustees was on campus during the week of February 8 to hold our winter meeting. The February meeting was slated to be held in Los Angeles, but we moved it to the Ithaca campus so we could stay close to the campus community and provide more opportunities for members of the community to engage with us. 

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 Ithaca Dining Services need your help! Please fill out our survey and give us your feedback on your dining experiences at Ithaca. As a bonus for filling out the survey, you’ll be entered to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet!

 

We’re always trying to improve your dining experiences and would love any feedback you can provide.

Follow this link to the survey: http://vcil.cc/ed0tbx3.

Johan Dulfer, who turned Clarkson University into a national power during his 10-year career, has been hired to lead the Ithaca College volleyball program.  

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 The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wedneday, February 24th.

 

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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Ithaca College have announced that construction is underway on a 2.9 megawatt (MW) solar electric project that will provide enough electricity to meet approximately 10 percent of the college’s energy needs. The project will produce clean, renewable and sustainable energy for the college, lower its energy costs and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

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Assistant Professor of Politics, Carlo Figueroa gave a talk entitled "Bayard Rustin: Black Gay Quaker Thinker and Civil Rights Activist," at Illinois State University on February 15, 2016.  The talk was part of Illinois State's President's Speaker Series.

 

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Monday Feb 22, Clark Lounge, 7 pm. LGBT activist and advocate Etai Pinkas will talk about LGBT marriage laws, and his role working with city council government. He is an LGBT community leader in Israel, served as chairman of the national LGBT association in Israel and was a member of the Tel Aviv-Jaffa City Council and advises the mayor on LGBT affairs. He married his partner in 2005 as part of a public campaign to compel Israel to recognize same-sex marriages.Their marriage was performed in Canada, the only country at that time which granted same-sex marriages to foreign citizens. Sponsored by IC Hillel and cosponsored by the LGBT Center and several additional offices.

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 Ithaca Dining Services menus are now located in an easy to access app! Simple go to your phone's web store, and search for "Bite". Once downloaded, enter Ithaca College's code: U43H7. You'll have all 3 dining hall menus, nutrition information, and how much longer the dining halls are open - right at your fingertips! 

Please join us for a talk entitled - How to Build an Airplane - with Professor Bruce Thompson, Ithaca College Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Contributed on behalf of Cathy J. Saloff-Coste, MS, RD, CDN, registered dietician and nutrition consultant at Hammond Health Center.

February 21-27 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), and the focus this year is on early detection and intervention. The earlier an eating disorder is recognized and treatment begins, the better chance there is for a full recovery. 

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental disorder, and up to 30 million Americans will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their life. Eating disorders are complex life-threatening bio-psycho-social illnesses, not lifestyle choices. They profoundly impact not only those who are ill, but also their friends, family, and the whole community. 

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Initiating and maintaining the diversity and inclusion dialogue can be challenging. As practitioners, we often ask ourselves, how do we continue the D&I conversation in between formal initiatives? In this webinar, participants will use the GROW coaching model as a tool to initiate and advance the diversity and inclusion dialogue. Participants will generate a list of powerful questions that stimulate conversation and participants will prepare for a coaching conversation they can have in their organization in the upcoming weeks.

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At its February meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to 4 former faculty members and awarded promotions and tenure to 17 current faculty members.

  • Donald Lifton, who passed away on Dec.5, was posthumously named professor emeritus of management.
  • Stephen Clancy, who retired in 2015, was named professor emeritus of art history.
  • Roger Hinderliter, who retired in 2014, was named professor emeritus of economics.
  • Kent Scriber, who retired in 2015, was named professor emeritus of exercise and sport sciences.

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The Changing Face of Long Term Care

Thomas H. Dennison, Ph.D.  
Tuesday, February 23
7:00 p.m.
Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall
Ithaca College

 

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Wendy Dann, Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, will direct Constellations at the Dallas Theater Center. 

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In observance of International Women's Day, please join us for a Casual Colloquy probing Race, Gender, Sexualities, and Nation in Media with an interdisciplinary panel of Ithaca College faculty and staff. 

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Saving is possible!  

We all agree that saving is a good idea. That’s the easy part. Figuring out how to manage your expenses so you can save, or save more? That may not be so easy. America Saves Week is your opportunity to commit—or recommit—to saving for today and for later in retirement. Saving is more than just a good idea. It’s possible!

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Congratulations to Thi Kim Ngan Tran ’18 and Don Austin, Assistant Director of Community Service in the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, for presenting at the 2016 IMPACT Conference.  

 

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Come to this information session on Tuesday, March 1 to learn more about the Student Assistant and Marketing Intern opportunities.  There will be FREE pizza!

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