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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs celebrated and honored the leadership, involvement, service, and scholarship of our students at our annual OSEMA Recognition Ceremony on Monday, April 28. Below is a list of our award recipients. If you see these students around campus, please congratulate them on their dedication to the Ithaca College campus community!

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The Ithaca College Art Department presents: NoEcho, A pop gallery transforming a raw industrial space into a display of the varied talents of junior and senior art majors at Ithaca College.

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Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity assistant professor Paula Ioanide will offer "Watching Race in American Media" as an online course during the May Summer Session (May 13-23). Course fulfills DIVERSITY designation; General Education requirements 1: Self & Society and GE h: Historical Perspective, Humanities, Liberal Arts. To enroll, search course number CSCR 26100 for Summer 2014 term on Homerconnect.

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Microsoft has released a patch to address the IE security flaw that was announced a few days ago. Once the patch has been installed, it is safe to resume use of Internet Explorer.

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The latest Wellness Clinic Newsletter is now up on our website. It includes articles on Understanding Body Composition, Functional Fitness, Talks By The Treadmill, our Fitness Specialist and Client of the Month, and Summer Exercise Tips. There's also a great chicken recipe. Check It Out!

IC Fit Kids: Personalized one-on-one training customized to help your child reach their fitness goals at the Ithaca College Robert R. Colbert Wellness Clinic!

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Textbook buyback at the Campus Store begins Monday, May 5th at 9am.  You can sell your books regardless of where you bought them.

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Summer sessions start as early as May 13 so it isn't too early to start planning and setting up your courses. These 90 minute sessions will offer some tips for successful online courses and using Sakai effectively. Participants will have ample time to plan and/or build their courses. Come to one or all. Sessions are in Job Hall 102 (CET - Center for Educational Technology).

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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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