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Contributed by Claire Swensen on 02/28/2014
“Crisis, Opportunity and Antiracism” will be the topic of a talk at Ithaca College on Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. The presentation by Phuong Nguyen is part of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) Discussion Series, and it is free and open to the public.
Nguyen is an assistant professor in the CSCRE and serves as coordinator of the minor in Asian American Studies. In his talk, he will present historical examples of how different ethnic and racial groups were able to climb the social ladder at the expense of another group, then discuss how communities today can rethink social justice and antiracism.
For more information on the CSCRE and the Discussion Series, visit ithaca.edu/cscre or theithacan.org/news/cscre-previews-spring-discussion-series-on-racial-language/
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Adrianus Van Der Velden, SUNY Stony Brook
Part of the Department's Seminar Series.
Everyone is welcome to attend!
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Lev Raphael, son of Holocaust survivors, to speak on March 4 on "The Burden of Inherited History," about returning to Germany, the country that had persecuted his parents.
Contributed by Rebecca Lesses on 02/28/2014
At noon in the Handwerker Gallery he will read from his book, My Germany: A Jewish Writer Returns to the World His Parents Escaped.
At 7:30 pm in Klingenstein Lounge he will speak on “The Burden of Inherited History: A Jewish Writer Returns to the World His Parents Escaped”
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 02/28/2014
Submitted on behalf of Wade Pickren, PhD, Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence/Sponsored Research:
Starting Monday, March 1, 2014 Ithaca College has subscribed for a free trial of SPIN which will expire on March 31, 2014. The higher cost of COS PIVOT, which we currently subscribe to, led us to investigate other alternatives. SPIN was selected because it offers similar functionality in funding searches and alerts at a fraction of the cost of PIVOT.
The SPIN database includes information on funding opportunities from federal, state, foundation, and other types of sponsors. The database is updated daily. Nationwide, universities use the SPIN database more than any other resource of its kind. It contains over 40,000 distinct opportunities from more than 10,000 global sponsors and provides both active searching as well as automated, daily opportunity notifications.
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Contributed by Suzanne Smith on 02/28/2014
CALLING ALL STAFF…. Commencement 2014 Festivities are right around the corner….
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/28/2014
Contributed by Michael A. Malpass on 02/28/2014
David Turkon presented an invited lecture, “Conceptualizing Communities in Applied Anthropological Practice using a Social Network Paradigm: Experiences from Lesotho and South Africa,” to the Working Group on Anthropology and Population at Brown University on February 21.
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Contributed by Barb Haff on 02/28/2014
Student Employees perform an invaluable service with enthusiasm, dedication and initiative. Along with our annual celebration of appreciation that will take place on April 17th, we will be honoring one student employee with an Ithaca College Student Employee of the Year Award.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/28/2014
MARCH 3, 2014 | HUMAN RESOURCES CONFERENCE ROOM (PRWC, GL52)
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Contributed by Rachel Marks on 02/28/2014
You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The surveys is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!
It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!
1. Click Here to complete the short online dining survey.
2. Insert your name and email address at the end of the survey and hit submit!
3. That's It! You're entered to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 Tablet!
Good luck everyone and thank you for your feedback!
(only one entry per person, please)
Contributed by Rachel Marks on 02/28/2014
Join us on Tuesday, March 4th as we celebrate Mardi Gras, New Orleans style! We'll have a special menu along with music and merriment to go around!
Come dressed in costume or in your best Purple, Green and Gold attire. Certain masqueraders will survey the landscape and hand out prizes to those dressed to the 9's! So, break out your masks and feathers and come join the good times!
Check out our Facebook Page for our Mardi Gras Menu! "Like" us while you're at it! You'll get sneak peaks for Dining Hall events.
Contributed by Beth Rugg on 02/27/2014
Full time ITS staff are participating in two upcoming events that will affect our availability and support. On Wednesday March 5th from 1:00 - 4:30 pm, we will be meeting with visiting Chief Information Officers who are part of an external review process and on Wednesday March 12th we will be attending an all day retreat.
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Contributed by Sean Reilley on 02/27/2014
The Friday Ashtanga Yoga classes held in the Fitness Center will begin at 3:00pm for the rest of the semester rather than the advertised time of 3:15pm. We apologize for any inconvenience, and hope to see you there!
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 02/27/2014
Dan Heffner '78 will host an open student session on Friday, February 28 at 4 p.m. in Park Auditorium. He will talk about his time at IC, his career path, show clips from his recent projects and answer audience questions.
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A series of informal sessions for faculty to collaboratively discuss their approaches to designing ICC courses and assignments for the ICC will be held in February. Faculty who have taught courses or developed successful course proposals will be present to share what they are doing in their courses (e.g., activities, assignments) and there will be ample time for all present to talk about possibilities for developing or modifying courses to meet ICC student learning outcomes. Sessions are perfect for faculty who are already teaching in the ICC, those who have ideas but aren’t quite sure how to move forward, or those who have some interest in teaching in the ICC but don’t know where to begin. This series is co-sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Integrative Core Curriculum.
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From CCUMC (Consortium of College and University Media Centers)
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/27/2014
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.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 02/27/2014
On Saturday February 8, Project Look Sharp directors and award-winning teachers Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry visited the participants of SUNY Cortland’s Access to College, or ACE program to share a keynote presentation entitled “Media Literacy.”
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