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Exercise Science faculty collaborate with Duke Integrative Medicine faculty and publish a systematic review of Health Coaching literature in Global Advances in Health and Medicine Journal.
Contributed by Jackie Wandell on 08/27/2013
Gary Sforzo, PhD and Miranda Kaye, PhD and Justine Vosloo, PhD of the Deapartment of Exercise & Sport Sciences, in collaboration with faculty from Duke's Integrative Medicine program, co-authored: "A Systematic Review of the Literature on Health and Wellness Coaching: Defining a Key Behavioral Intervention in Healthcare" in Global Advances in Health and Medicine Journal.
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Kathleen Mulligan has been named a recipient of The International Alliance of Women World of Difference Award.
Contributed by Kimberly Anderson on 08/27/2013
Kathleen Mulligan (Department of Theatre Arts) has been named a recipient of The International Alliance of Women (TIAW) World of Difference Award for her project "Wheels for Women", which benefits the residents of the Sakhi Shelter for victims of domestic violence in Kerala, India.
"Each year, through the TIAW World of Difference 100 Awards, The International Alliance for Women recognizes up to 100 extraordinary women – and men - from around the world who have contributed to the economic empowerment of women. This impressive group includes recipients from six continents who have supported women’s economic empowerment across a wide range of circumstances, from small communities to large cities, from rural areas the developing world to the business capitals of the developed world. What they have in common is their outstanding commitment to better the world through the economic empowerment of women." (TIAW Website)
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Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 08/27/2013
Ithaca College participates in the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) on a biannual basis. This is the premier college health survey implemented on campuses across the country. The data is used to measure trends and to plan for future programs and services related to substance abuse prevention and other relevant issues in student wellness.
The NCHA was last conducted here at IC in February of 2013. Many thanks to all the students who participated.
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Aging Studies Professors Elizabeth Bergman and Mary Ann Erickson Publish Research on Students and Interest in Aging
Contributed by Paula Davis on 08/27/2013
Two faculty members in gerontology and an alumna who minored in aging studies have recently published their research in the journal, Educational Gerontology. “Attracting and Training Tomorrow’s Gerontologists: What Drives Student Interest in Aging?” was authored by Elizabeth J. Bergman, assistant professor, Mary Ann Erickson, associate professor and department chair, and Jocelyn N. Simons ’11. The research was supported in part by a grant from Ithaca College’s Center for Faculty Research and Development.
Demographic and labor force trends point to a critical need for professionals trained to work with older adults. This current study investigated factors associated with interest in aging-related topics and careers and knowledge of the opportunities that exist in the field of gerontology. Readers can access the research methodology and read the authors’ conclusions in this on-line article.
Contributed by Luca Maurer on 08/26/2013
Wednesday August 28, 6:45 pm, Textor 101
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Department of Health and Human Services Awards Federal Grant to Ithaca College Gerontology Institute
Contributed by Paula Davis on 08/26/2013
The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute has received a federal grant of $73,254 to train health professionals as a participant in the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center (FLGEC) consortium. This grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the Department of Health and Human Services covers the current (and fourth) contract year of a five-year grant subcontract (7/1/2010 to 6/30/2015), with the University of Rochester as lead institution.
“This funding acknowledges the great work that the Gerontology Institute and its partners have been doing,” said Rhoda Meador, director of the institute. She continued, “In these times of federal sequestration, having this grant renewed is truly a vote of confidence and allows us to continue training health and aging services professionals in 17 rural counties in central and western New York.”
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 08/26/2013
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I want to remind all faculty that if you are planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving live vertebrate animals for research and/or teaching, you must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of all activities that have a direct impact on the well-being of animals.
Ithaca College’s animal use program is managed in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations. A link to federal guidelines can be found on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee website – http://www.ithaca.edu/iacuc/.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 08/26/2013
Mindful, a new dining experience at Campus Center Dining Hall.
What does Mindful mean?
Mindful means the use of low fat cooking methods such as steaming, poaching and grilling. And, maximizing nutrients while controlling calories. You will find satisfying flavors, full plates and healthy indulgence at the Mindful station. You will also find Mindful menu items featured at Towers and Terrace dining halls. The Mindful station, new at Campus Center dining hall. Enjoy and choose to be Mindful!
Information Technology Services would like to remind Instructors and Administrative staff that all Optical Scanning exams and course evaluations that are processed will be moved into a Sakai Drop Box. If you are not currently enrolled into your schools worksite you will be enrolled when you drop off your first exam or course evaluation. Computer Operations no longer prints hard copies of the PDF reports but you are able to do so from Sakai. Instructions are sent with every set of reports that are moved to a Drop Box via Sakai to the email@example.com email address.
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Contributed by Jeane Copenhaver-Johnson on 08/25/2013
Dr. Deckman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Education, authors the lead article in the Summer 2013 issue of the Harvard Educational Review. "Leaving the Space Better Than You Found it Through Song: Music, Diversity, and Mission in One Black Organization" explores the Kuumba singers of Harvard College and documents the story of Sheldon K. X. Reid, director of the Kuumba Singers, and how he has experienced his work as program director of the longstanding multicultural organization. She was invited to blog about the context for this research in Voices in Education.
New and returning students, faculty, and staff are strongly encouraged to sign up for Ithaca College’s Emergency Notification System (ENS), which uses voice, e-mail, and text messaging to provide time-sensitive information during critical situations.
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On Sunday, August 25, Mass will be celebrated at 8 PM in Muller Chapel. After Mass there will be a “cookies and milk” social to meet with members of the community as well as the new ministry and mission team. All are welcome! Come to praise God, celebrate Eucharist, and meet and greet new and old friends!
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The ITS fixIT Shop is now open and ready for your business! The fixIT shop, located in Friends 110, provides convenient on-campus computer support and service to students, faculty and staff for personal computers and college owned equipment like iPads. The fixIT shop's certified technicians can assist with a variety of problems on desktops, laptops, iPads and tablets.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 08/23/2013
With the new academic year starting, be sure to make time for yourself to recharge!
We are please to announce that Michael Faber will be returning to campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting this Tuesday (08/27), to offer MEDITATION at noon for our faculty and staff!
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Contributed by Beth Rugg on 08/23/2013
Over the summer, the President's Council approved the use of GoPrint print management software in the student labs (and the Library) starting this semester. President's Council asked that for the 2013-2014 academic year, the software be installed in all computer labs and printing usage monitored. A report based on this year's printing data will be given to President's Council in the spring. President's Council will then review the data and make recommendations for subsidized print allowances and, set print-pricing for students.
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Students Disability Services (SDS) was created to assist faculty and staff in their every day efforts to ensure equal access for students to all college programs and services. The following is a list of frequently asked questions.
We hope this information is helpful in providing the best possible service to students.
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For a limited time take advantage of some fall Flavours at your next event. Start with an Apple Pumpkin Soup, move onto Apricot Thyme Glazed Turkey or finish your meal with the amazing Pumpkin Whoopie Pies. Check out all of the mouthwatering options and
Download a copy of your menu today or call CC&ES at (607) 274-3313 for more information.
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Contributed by Jeane Copenhaver-Johnson on 08/23/2013
Dr. Cathrene Connery, Associate Professor of Education, has published Constructing a Community of Thought: Letters on the Scholarship, Teaching, and Mentoring of Vera John-Steiner. The volume is co-edited with Robert Lake of Georgia Southern University and includes essays by leading researchers in sociolinguistics, anthropology, psychology, education, and the arts. The text is part of Peter Lang's Educational Psychology series.
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