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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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 What do recording artist Drake, First Lady Michelle Obama's cousin Capers Funnye, and performer Lenny Kravitz have in common...?

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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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Chris Hummel, MS, ATC to receive national service award from National Athletic Trainers' Association at June Annual Meeting

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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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Are you a dedicated student leader at Ithaca College? Do you spend your free time at meetings for student organizations or volunteering in the community?

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Ed Tech Day 2014 will be held next Thursday, March 27, 2014 in the Campus Center. Over 55 technology vendors come to campus to showcase their latest technology including 3D printers and present seminars focused on technology issues facing educational institutions. The College Showcase features faculty, staff and students demonstrating how they are using educational technology including Calvin Chestnut, an Ithaca College student, showcasing his work with Google Glass.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend this invite; you don't need to register - just come!

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In Outlook, you generally view your events in a calendar or grid view.  You can also view your events as a list, which you can sort and search through.  To view your calendar events as a list, follow these steps: 

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STRANGE BEDFELLOWS: Collaborative Practice in Queer Art

Curated by Amy Cancelmo

March 17—April 11, 2014

Opening Reception, March 20, 4.30 p.m.–6.30 p.m.

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On April 3rd, 10th and 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, at Park School of Communications Auditorium, Ithaca College will be joining an community initiative across Ithaca and Tompkins County that is over 1,000 members strong, to view the eye-opening and powerful three-part series (one hour episodes, one episode each night) PBS documentary, Race: The Power of An Illusion. Each episode will be followed by a discussion about the film and its relevance today, that will be facilitated by a representative of the Multicultural Resources Center of Ithaca, in affiliation with Cornell’s Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

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 The Ithacan was presented with a Gold Crown award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention on March 14 at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel in New York City. The Gold Crown awards are the highest honors presented by CSPA.

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On March 14 and 15, 2014, 16 students representing  5 research teams presented 10 posters about their research at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, in Boston, MA.

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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents the Financial Elder Abuse workshop on Wednesday, March 19, from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is FREE for IC students, faculty and staff, but registration is required. Visit to register and for more information.


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Ticket information is now available for Seth Meyers’ performance on April 12 at Ithaca College. Ithaca College students will be able to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, March 19 at 10 a.m. EST. Any remaining seats will be open to the general public on Friday, March 21 at 10 a.m. EST.

To Purchase Tickets:


Please note: You will need to create an account to purchase tickets. Create your account ahead of time for a faster and easier ticket purchase experience.

Ithaca College Students: To receive the IC student discount on non-premium seats, you MUST enter your student ID when you create your account. Enter your ID number in the "IC ID#/Promo Code" section. Ithaca College students can purchase up to 6 tickets. Non-premium seats are $15 each and premium seats are $40 each.

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Rachel Kushner’s most recent novel, The Flamethrowers, was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award. Her debut novel, Telex From Cuba, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, won the California Book Award and was a New York Times bestseller and Notable Book. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Believer, Artforum, Bookforum, Fence, Bomb, and Grand Street.  She is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow. Her reading on Thursday, March 20th at 7:30 pm in Park Hall Auditorium is free and open to the public.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2015 Senior Class Gift Committee.  More information about the Senior Class Gift Campaign and Committee can be viewed at


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Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Monday, March 17, 2014, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Presented by Bodhi Rogers, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Think, Pair, Share is a form of cooperative group learning where students silently form their own answer and then share with their neighbors, group, or table. This instructional mode encourages all students to participate and has the potential to create cognitive dissonance, which may result in deeper learning.
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Stephen Sweet (Associate Professor of Sociology) has been selected as editor of the journal Teaching Sociology.

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