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The Campus Store will be running 50% Off all in-stock Vera Bradley.

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If you have a dependent between the ages of 19 and 25 who is a full time student but did not receive Dependent Tuition Remission or a Cash Award for the 2014-2015 academic year, please complete a dependent/contact update form and attach documentation that verifies this information (a printed schedule, tuition bill etc.). In order for your dependent to continue coverage for the dental, vision & hearing care, dependent life, and AD&D,  FT student status must be verified prior to August 31st.  

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Every year, thousands of worker become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. Heat illnesses and death are preventable if you follow these basic heat safety tips.

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Patricia R. Zimmermann recently served as an invited panelist for the Media Arts section of the National Endowment for the Arts 2014 round of grants.

The National Endowment for the Arts offers grants to support the development, production, and distribution of innovative projects that demonstrate media as art and media about the arts (e.g., visual arts, music, dance, literature, design, theater, musical theater, opera, folk & traditional arts, and media arts including animation and digital art).

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Hello Campus Community!

The Climbing Wall will be open this Summer during the following hours:

Tuesdays - Thursdays from 4:30pm - 6:30pm.

The first day of operation will be Tuesday 6/10/14, and the listed hours will remain in effect through Thursday 8/7/14.  Members of the campus community may purchase a Summer pass for $20 at the Fitness Center front desk.

 

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50% Off the lowest marked price on all clearance items.

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From the moment you were born, you had unique gut instincts. There were things you “knew” long before you were taught or learned to think; things that stick with you for life. The way you play; how much "alone time" you need or want; the type of friends you choose; the work that interests you; how and whom you date; the physical exercise you like best; the spiritual practice that appeals to you; the type of living situation you prefer, what a “fun” vacation looks like–in short, all of the things that make you feel most fully alive, most joyful, most “you.” Not only were these drivers present in you at birth–they can often be expressed in just five to seven words.

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Graduate student Erica DeNicola and  professor Raj Subramaniam from the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education recently published article on Environmental Attitudes and Political Partisanship. This article explores the impact of political partisanship on environmental attitudes related to climate change in the United States and its implication for public health.  The authors make a strong case that preserving the environment must take precedence over economic growth if we want a habitable planet low in carbon.

To read the full article, click here

     

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With the May 31 departure from the College of Anthony Hopson, I wanted to update the campus community about how his community and government relations and civic engagement responsibilities are being distributed.

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Ithaca College achieved its highest finish in 10 years with a 12th-place finish in the final standings of the Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup rankings and a total of 671 points. The Directors' Cup ranks the nation's elite intercollegiate athletic programs based on their finish in championship events. Directors' Cup points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 18 sports in NCAA postseason competition, measuring nine women's sports and nine men's sports.

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Ithaca College Director of Athletics & Recreational Sports Susan Bassett announced the appointment of Vic Brown as Head Coach for Strength and Conditioning in a newly-created role within the department.

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Kick off summer with a new deliciously healthy recipe! Find recipes, such as Summer Squash Pizza and Blueberry Coffeecake with Almond Streusel, in the BalanceWorks June Newsletter

Naeem Inayatullah (Politics), Elizabeth Levine (Writing, 2014) and Paulo Chamon (Visiting Scholar, Politics) attended a symposium, “Narratives in International Politics,” at Vassar College, May 27-28, 2014.

You have achieved the one year mark with your Mind, Body, Me wellness program and it’s only the beginning. In celebration of this achievement, we hosted a Flight Festival for you, and what a success it was!

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A revised list of subcodes used in financial transactions is now available. 
It is most important that we begin to utilize these updated subcodes effective June 1, 2014. 

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Three students in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance received prestigious regional and national athletic scholarships late last month.

Theresa Lau (AT/DPT '16) was awarded the NATA scholarship; Andrew Claypool (AT/DPT '16) was awarded the NYSATA scholarship; and Rory Fawcett (AT/DPT '16) was awarded the EATA scholarship. 

Ithaca College has an impressive history of receiving athletic training scholarships. Since 1981, Ithaca College students have received a total of 67 scholarships from the NATA, NYSATA, and EATA, totaling $115,500, or an average of $1,750 per recipient. 

The recent meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, the largest and most prestigious organization of its kind in the world, was well-represented by the Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences.  

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It is with a mix of pride and regret that I announce that associate vice president for marketing communications Rachel Reuben has accepted an offer from Colgate University to serve as its vice president for communications. Reporting directly to President Jeffrey Herbst as a member of his senior leadership team, she will oversee all aspects of communications and messaging for the university. Her last day at IC will be July 3.

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Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered one of the closing plenary addresses at the What is Documentary? Conference at the University of Oregon, April 23-26, 2014.

With her collaborator and co-author Helen De Michiel, a new media artist, designer, and writer based in the Bay Area, she presented a talked entitled “Towards a Theory and Practice of Open Space New Media Documentary.”

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