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IC H.O.P.E. is a student-driven effort to connect students, faculty, and staff with nature on campus and empower all of us to make sustainable behavior changes.

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Important updated information about the Human Resources online employment system downtime.

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Faculty and students presented both collaborative and individual work at the national archaeology and biological anthropology conferences and the northeast regional anthropology conference. (right: Teresa Macagnone and Luke St. Clair discussing their posters with conference attendees)

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IMC majors, Sara Harmon and Lauren Denecke, have been named finalists for the 2014 Washington Media Scholars Foundation's Media Plan Case Competition. After challenging entry and semifinal stages, only six teams in the country are designated finalists.

 

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Matt Fee, assistant professor of screen studies and director of the Park Scholar Program, presented at the recent conference Contemporary Horrors: Destabilizing a Cinematic Genre, held at the University of Chicago.

Fee presented “A Decade of Decay: Industry, Ideology, and the Growth of the Irish Horror Film,” research that examines the recent boom in the production of Irish horror films, its ideological importance to contemporary anxieties regarding the rural and the family and, more generally, the complicated role of genre in developing a national cinema.

“The Night of Broken Glass,” a short story by Jack Wang, associate professor and chair of the Department of Writing, has been shortlisted for the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. His story is one of 19 finalists chosen by an international panel of judges from over 3,700 entries from 53 Commonwealth nations.

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will host a variety of end-of-the-semester screenings, exhibitions, and presentations to showcase student work. All events are free an open to the public.


Friday, May 2

Photo Workshop: What's In A Name
Opening Reception: 5:00- 9:00 p.m.
108 W Cayuga Street, 2nd floor above Bandwagon Brew Pub
Additional Gallery hours:
Saturday, May 3 from 3:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 4 from noon-6:00 p.m.

View the Events Calendar posting.

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Exciting news: IC Kicks Back has moved to the A&E Center! Still all the fun just in a new location.

Come celebrate the end of the year at IC Kicks Back on Friday, May 2 from 2pm-6pm in the A&E Center! Challenge your friends on an inflatable Boot Camp Obstacle Course, in the inflatable Meltdown Zone, and on the Fire and ICE Slide. Be sure to capture the moment with the IT Photo booth, also provided by NY Party Works.

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I am pleased to announce that The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride, has been selected for the First-Year Reading Initiative for the 2014–15 academic year. The novel won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2013, with the judges calling McBride “a voice as comic and original as any we have heard since Mark Twain.”

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The College Television Awards — a national competition recognizing excellence in college student-produced video, digital and film work — has honored Ithaca College senior Kristin Leffler for her documentary on a band composed of musicians with disabilities.

Leffler, a senior journalism major, was awarded the Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability Scholarship for Following Flame. The film was produced for Professor James Rada's Documentary Journalism course.

The scholarship recognizes student filmmakers whose work sheds light on people with disabilities, helps emerging artists gain recognition and increases visibility for artists with disabilities.

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A documentary by Leah Galant ’15, Caroline Padroza ’14, Rachel Woolf ’15 was recently screened at the Visions Film Festival and Conference in Wilmington, NC and the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle.

Their film, Beyond the Wall, explores the obstacles that former prisoners face as they reinvent themselves and reintegrate into society. Through the personal story of Raymond Roe, this film challenges the negative public perception of formerly incarcerated people.

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The Ithaca College-Longview Intergenerational Choir is excited to announce its spring concert!

 

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On April 29, 2014 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security recommended that all users temporarily discontinue the use of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) due to a critical security flaw.

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 The Library is conducting a short usability survey about the Library's website.  Everyone who completes the survey will be entered into a drawing for a Library Cafe beverage during Finals Week.

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The Politics Department invites you to a celebration of our friend and colleague, Beth Harris.

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Did you know that Simply to Go Catering delivers freshly prepared plain and pepperoni pizzas, here, on campus?

Each Simply to Go pizza serves up to 5 people and can be delivered anywhere on campus. Or, you can arrange for a convenient pick up time at Sandella's Cafe (formerly La Vincita).

  • Plain Pizza: $9.99 / Pepperoni Pizza: $10.99
    (A $25.00 order minimum is required for delivery and a 10% delivery charge is applied to all deliveries.)

Order up your Simply to Go Pizzas today!

Do you have a special request or question?
Please call 607.274.1176 to speak with our catering staff.

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ENVS’s natural history and wildlife ecology expert Jason Hamilton will be teaching a tracking class in May to help you read the stories that animal activities leave on the landscape and observe their behavior even when they are no longer present!

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Have you always wanted to learn to contra dance, but never had the chance? Do you already know how to contra dance and want to shake off some end-of-the-semester energy by dancing for a while this Friday night? Or do you want to come hear some great music and watch while others dance? Come on down.

Fishbowl, the Ithaca College contra band, will be playing for a contra dance ON CAMPUS this Friday, from 9-11 in the IC Pub. Admission is free, but contributions to pay for the caller are very welcome. Come join us! The caller will be teaching the dances as we go. It's so easy, and you'll have so much fun! Everyone is welcome. 

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The Ithaca College Department of Occupational Therapy had a memorable weekend at the 2014 American Occupational Therapy Association Conference in early April.

More than 30 members of the IC OT program past and present contributed to 12 presentations (full list below); faculty members received multiple honors; and alumni showcased products. 

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Admission is FREE.  The 50-minute show will begin on the Ithaca College quad in front of the library.  Comfortable shoes are recommended.  Bring your curiosity and playfulness (and maybe an umbrella)! 

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