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Dependent Tuition Remission applications for returning students should be submitted no later than May 1st for the upcoming academic year.

Employee Tuition Remission applications should be submitted  one month prior to the start of the semester. If you are considering taking courses during the summer session please see the Educational Benefit Policy pertaining to Summer Sessions.

Dependent Cash Awards applications should be submitted by June 1st for fall and December 1st for spring along with a copy of a tuition bill for the semester you are applying for the benefit.

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Steve Mauk, professor of music, recently released his latest CD recording - Rite of Passage.

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Jonathan Ablard, associate professor of history and co-director of the Latin American Studies program, has published an essay in Perspectives, the newsletter of the American Historical Association.

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Twenty-four exceptional School of Business students were inducted into the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma on Sunday, April 6.  Lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest honor a business school student anywhere in the world can achieve at a school accredited by AACSB International.

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Inspired by the example of Beethoven, one of the first musicians to understand his own society's music market and to operate as a free agent within that market, becoming a 21st century musician requires skills of perception, innovation in programming, entrepreneurship, networking, and writing skills which go beyond the musical skills honed and refined within the practice room. This festival will offer seminars and performances, open to all IC students, to celebrate and encourage these skills. 

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The 2014 Finger Lakes Landfill Summit will be held at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on April 9, 2014 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at Albright Auditorium on the HWS Campus. The Summit is co-sponsored by the City of Geneva and the Colleges, and aims to foster regional dialogue and greater understanding of the impact of solid waste management on the economy and communities of the northern Finger Lakes area.

While the 2013 Landfill Summit focused on answering the question, “Where are we?” with regard to the solid waste situation in the northern Seneca Lake region, the 2014 summit will present information about “Where should we try to go?”

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Anthony Adornato, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, served on two panels at the 2014 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Convention in Las Vegas.

BEA is the professional association for “professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises."

Adornato participated in the following panels: Out and On-Air: Openly Gay TV News Professionals with Real World Advice and the Twitter’s staying power and how to teach your students to be responsible using it.

He also gave a presentation at the conference titled, "Using Vine to Teach Video Sequencing.”

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Peter Melcher has been elected to serve as a member of the Executive Committee for the Northeastern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologist.

Stephen Tropiano, director of the Los Angeles Program and associate professor of screen studies, is a juror for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the 7th Annual Television Academy Honors, which recognizes television "with a conscience--programming that inspires, informs, motivates, and even has the power to change lives," and the College Television Awards. In addition, Tropiano is currently serving as one of three judges for the Richard Wall Memorial Book Award sponsored by the Theatre Library Association.

ITS is currently planning for software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs for the 2014-15 academic year.

If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Lisa Efing-Guida (lefing@ithaca.edu) and Brian Brashear (bbrashear@ithaca.edu) no later than Sunday, June 1, 2014.

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Quoted in the Media: Faculty members Deborah King, Michael McCall, Rebecca Lesses, Jeff Cohen, Paul De Luca, Annemarie Farrell and Diane Gayeski; staff member Maura Stephens; and student Isabel Galupo. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.

 

 

IC in the Media

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M-Lot, S-Lot, O-Lot and U-Lot will be reserved beginning Saturday, April 12th, at 5:00 a.m.

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The Whalen Symposium Program  is now available on the website.   

The Whalen Symposium celebrates the tradition of student research and creative activity at Ithaca College.  Come and show your support by attending one or more of the 200+ sessions of student posters, presentations, and performances on Thursday, April 10, from 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM in the Campus Center.

Facebook: JamesJWhalenAcademicSymposium

Twitter: @WhalenSymp_IC

 

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 This Sunday is Palm Sunday. There will be services at Muller Chapel put on by the Catholic Community during our normal service times at 1PM and 8PM

Effective communication builds strong business and personal relationships. Read the BalanceWorks April Newsletter to learn simple principles that can be applied immediately and will make you a more effective communicator.

The fixIT Shop will temporarily be unable to accept Apple products for hardware repairs starting today, April 8th through Sunday, April 20th at 12:00 pm. Software services such as Data Backup and Data Recovery will still be available during this time. Please visit our website for details on hours, services, and rates at www.ithaca.edu/its/help/fixit. The fixIT Shop will resume normal Apple product repairs on Sunday, April 20th.

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Charles De-Ganga, Biochemistry’14

I am currently interested in general surgery and plastic surgery as specializations are concerned, but I am staying open to all experiences in medical school. I hope to be able to return to my home country of Nigeria to contribute to the betterment of health care system there. Having lived in Nigeria for 18 years of my life, I am well aware of the need for better health care professionals and facilities, and would like to set up a practice there as well.

Benjamin Jung, Biochemistry ‘16

His dream is to become a physician to help people who are suffering from physiological problems.   To learn more about the profession he has travelled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua to volunteer.  He also participated in a program in Thailand that allowed him to do clinical rotations . This experience confirmed his interest and desire to continue to medical school.

Thank you, Dr. Kastenbaum for your support!

Catherine Taylor, Associate Professor of Writing has been granted a six-week residency in Venice, Italy by the Emily Harvey Foundation in order to work on her current manuscript, tentatively titled Inanimate Subjects.
 

Saxophonist/composer/arranger Mike Titlebaum, who currently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at the Ithaca College School of Music, recently completed a guest artist residency at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick (Canada).

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