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Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 05/07/2014
Ithaca College’s chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi welcomes Michelle Denison (Occupational Therapy major) and Lisa Famularo (Business Administration major) as the 2014-2015 Student Vice-Presidents. Michelle and Lisa will serve on the chapter’s Executive Committee and attend meetings and events.
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Sophia Terazawa '13 Publishes Article on Experience in Aging Studies' Fieldwork Course in Journal of Creativity in Mental Health
Contributed by Paula Davis on 05/07/2014
Sophia Terazawa '13, who majored in psychology with a minor in aging studies, has had her article, "The Language of Loss: Modeling a Transformative Narrative of Grief," published in the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. Terazawa's fictional narrative is based on the true experience of her undergraduate Fieldwork in Gerontology course at Longview, a senior retirement community with which Ithaca College has had a 15-year partnership.
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Contributed by Paula Davis on 05/07/2014
Bereavement services are an important part of end-of-life care with potential to ameliorate distress among bereaved caregivers. However, little is known about individuals' preferences regarding structure, content, and delivery of services.
Elizabeth Bergman, assistant professor of aging studies, recently presented "Exploring Bereavement Service Use Preferences and Motivations" at the 36th annual meeting of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC), held April 23-26, 2014, in Baltimore. She presented survey outcomes from 60 bereaved hospice caregivers. Professor Bergman conducted the research in collaboration with Marna Metcalf, MA, a grief counselor with Hospice of Central New York.
Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 05/07/2014
Contributed by Bruce Henderson on 05/06/2014
Bruce Henderson, Communication Studies, has been invited by Carole Blair, First Vice-President of the National Communication Association, to be one of six panelists to participate in the Opening Plenary Session of the National Communication Association in Chicago in November 2014.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 05/06/2014
Like any organization that deals with sensitive information, Ithaca College must be in compliance with a variety of security standards. To ensure this compliance, our security practices and policies are regularly reviewed by external auditors, and often result in recommended or mandated changes to our security practices. One such recommendation that the college as a whole has been asked to comply with is the enforcement of screen saver passwords on virtually all college-owned computers.
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Contributed by Matt Morgan on 05/06/2014
Rogalski, who did her doctoral work at UF, conducted a study showing older adults remembered more details from a text when they read it and described it to someone else compared to those who just re-read it several times.
The study was inspired by a training technique Rogalski developed at UF called "Read Attentively, Summarise and Review." This method, known as RASR, calls for participants to read a passage out loud and then summarize what they’ve read after each paragraph.
Rogalski’s research was originally published online by Aphasiology in February and appeared in the journal’s print edition in April.
To read the full article on Rogalski’s research, visit the UF website here.
Contributed by David Prunty on 05/06/2014
The Office of Facilities, in collaboration with the Campus Center and Event Services Office would like to inform the campus community of upcoming mechanical renovations in the Campus Center from May 19, 2014 through June 16, 2014
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Pej Reitz, Piano Faculty in the Music Department, will be a Guest Artists at the Newport Music Festival in Newport, Rhode Island.
Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 05/06/2014
The concert will take place on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 8:00 pm at the Breakers Mansion. Reitz will be performing with Theater Street Productions.
Music Education student, Grace Demerath, has been elected as President of the 2014-15 NAfME-Collegiate/NYSSMA Executive Board
Contributed by Dan Isbell on 05/05/2014
Music Education student and horn player, Grace Demerath has been elected as the President of the 2014-15 National Association for Music Education (NAfME)-Collegiate/ New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Executive Board. Congratulations Grace, for this prestigious honor!
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 05/05/2014
Order up for your Senior Week and Commencement Celebrations! Pizza, Sandwiches, Salads and more!
Simply to Go Catering is ready to deliver a menu of freshly prepared items right to your door!
Seniors, Faculty & Staff, plan for your pre-Commencement celebration with the convenience of on campus delivery. Order online and get the party started right!
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Contributed by Paul Deamer on 05/05/2014
Congratulations to the following School of Business seniors who scored in the top ten percent of Ithaca College students taking the ETS Major Field Test (MFT) in Business this year:
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 05/05/2014
Contributed by Garrett Eisler on 05/05/2014
The new Oxford Handbook of Sondheim Studies will feature an essay by IC Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Garrett Eisler among its collection of new perspectives on the work of Stephen Sondheim, the great composer-lyricist of the modern musical theatre.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 05/05/2014
Thursday, May 8, 2014, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Contributed by Danette Johnson on 05/05/2014
A few more spots are available for faculty interested in participating in evaluations of ICC student portfolio submissions at the end of May. Three to four more evaluator slots are available for both natural science and quantitative literacy and one to two more slots are available for humanities.
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Contributed by Bernard Beins on 05/05/2014
Associate Professor Jeff Holmes published an article in Teaching of Psychology entitled "Undergraduate Psychology's Scientific Identity Dilemma: Student and Instructor Interests and Attitudes."
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Contributed by Carol Hansen on 05/04/2014
ENVS will hold the first-ever model solar car race on the Fitness Quad at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, May 6! Students in this term’s introductory Environmental Science and Technology class built miniature (approximately 8” wide by 12” long) solar-powered cars using guidelines set by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Solar Sprint event. Student teams chose their preferred design; their cars (each one unique in design, durability, and appearance) will race on Tuesday. About six cars will compete in each heat, with the top three cars advancing to the next round. A one-foot tall barrier will be built at the end of the course into which all the cars must crash. The fastest and most durable car will be pronounced the winner!
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