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Join the Christian Community Church (CCC) and Rev. Dr. Christopher House for dynamic weekly worship services at Muller Chapel on Sundays from 3pm-4:30pm. Join us this Sunday, January 29 at 3pm, for our Spring 2017 kick-off service with inspirational contemporary gospel music, sacred arts ministry, and an uplifting sermon.

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The Ithaca Insider is taking this semester to focus on rebranding our platform to better serve this community, especially our new and transfer students.

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Monday, January 30, 11:00 a.m. (Register Here)
The session will take place in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, and will last approximately one hour. 
Registration is encouraged, but not required.  Walk-ins welcome!

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Lecturer Katie Ballantyne was a featured presenter at the November 2016 TEDx Chemung River conference.

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In recent weeks, members of the Ithaca College community have expressed concern about the safety and security of our undocumented students, and have asked the college to commit to protecting them. We would like to affirm our commitment to this important principle, and to outline the protections and policies that have long been in place at the college.

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Open Letter to the Ithaca College Community:

We, the undersigned continuing full-time faculty in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, are writing to express our support for our part-time and contingent colleagues in Modern Languages and Literatures and across campus in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College. If, as stated among the IC guiding principles, “we commit to the responsible and sustainable management of natural, human, and financial resources,” we need to ensure that such responsible management of resources includes fair and equitable compensation for all instructors.

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The online submission process for faculty sponsors/students to submit student presentations for the 20th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on March 2, 2017. 

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Thank you to everyone who came out to the MLK Campus Wide Celebration events the past two days, including the School of Music concert, Tuesday’s educational sessions, and the Tuesday afternoon keynote speaker!

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For our third straight year, OSEMA will be offering students the chance to volunteer in three locations around the US as part of the Summer Service Trip Program.

 

Occurring from May 13 – May 20, Summer Service will take place in Boulder Creek, California, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Acadia National Park.

Students will volunteer with the YMCA Camp Campbell’s Outdoor Education Camp, which is located in the beautiful Redwoods about an hour south of San Francisco.

In Milwaukee, volunteers will help out at the largest urban agricultural center in the United States – Growing Power Inc.

And at Acadia National Park, students will help the National Park Service prepare for another busy camping season on the island!

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The J.J. Whalen Staff Scholar Award Committee is currently accepting scholarship applications for the spring 2017 semester; the deadline for applying is Friday, February 17, 2017

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Submitted on behalf of the Sustainability Coordinator Search Committee

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Want to study abroad or study away? Not sure how it all works? Don't know what your options are?  We can help you figure it out.  Come to one of our upcoming info sessions and get the information you need to make it happen!

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Submitted on behalf of the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship Committee.

As we continue to address the challenges of inclusion, cultural fluency, and global citizenship and what they will mean for Ithaca College, we invite you to save the date - Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge - and to participate in conversations that matter.

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As we start the spring 2017 semester I wanted to provide you with some updates from Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS).

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

We wanted to provide members of the Ithaca College community with a brief update on the status of contract negotiations between the college and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) representing part-time, per-course faculty.

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 “THE BRAINWASHING OF MY DAD”

Jeff Cohen be joining a post-screening Q&A with filmmaker Jen Senko, who directed this documentary on the rise and impact of rightwing media.  The film dissects the misinformation spewed for decades by Fox News and conservative talk radio that has given rise to more than a few Trump voters.  Cohen is interviewed in the movie, along with other media critics, plus a couple dozen individuals representing the millions of families and extended families that have been split up after a family member became a devotee of conservative media.    

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Open letter to the Ithaca College Community

We, the undersigned continuing full-time faculty in the Department of Sociology, are writing in support of our part-time and contingent co-workers in their present union negotiations with our college. We view these negotiations as necessary steps toward improved wages and a more welcoming working climate. Above all else we see this as an issue of equity. It is in everyone's interest that the wide disparity between their wages and ours change. 

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Professor Arhlene Flowers’ article, “5 Ways  to Customize Your Newsroom for Global Audiences,” was published January 20, 2017, on Ragan’s PR Daily. See https://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/22087.aspx to read the entire article.

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Students interested in careers in law, politics, social justice, and other fields are invited to attend a panel on Friday, January 27 from 1-2 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge titled “Is Law of Grad School Right for You? Admissions, Scholarships, and Careers.” All members of the Ithaca College community are welcome to attend. 

The panel features Keith Watters ’76, former Ithaca College Trustee and founder of Keith Watters & Associates; Kevin Judd, current president of the National Bar Association (NBA), the oldest and largest national voluntary legal association with a network of over 66,000 predominantly black lawyers, judges, educators and law students; and Isabelle Ramos, the Associate Director of Admissions at Cornell University Law School. 

The panelists will focus on:

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The 6th Annual "Wheels for Women" cabaret, featuring members of the senior class in the Department of Theatre Arts, will be performed on Sunday, January 29 at 7pm in the Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center.

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