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 Crystal Felima is a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the U. of Florida and is the second candidate for the position of Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship. The title of her talk is: 

Within and Against Critical Mortality: An Anthropological Study of the State, Vulnerability, and Hope through Disaster Narratives in Cap-Haitien, Haiti

Date: Monday, March 7
Time: 3:00- 4:00
Place: CHS 201

If you have any questions, please contact Stewart Auyash ( or 274-1312)

Posted on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration.

The Search Committee for the Vice President of Enrollment Management is pleased to provide the campus with an update on our progress. The application deadline closed this past Friday, March 4, 2016. The committee now shifts its focus to reviewing the resumes, and determining the candidates who will move forward in the process.

Our goal is to conduct interviews with candidates within the next several weeks, with the finalists being brought to campus in the month of April. We will be updating the campus community at each stage of the process, especially to ensure that there is adequate communication around the on campus visits of the finalists.

Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall

Tuesday, March 29

7:00-8:30 PM

Textor Hall, Room 102 Ithaca College


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Thank you everyone who attended one of the open sessions last week regarding shared governance at Ithaca College. Even if you did not attend you can still learn about the work of the task force and provide your feedback.

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James Suh has put together a great IC A Healthy Me Challenge this year - Food & Fitness. James is a senior Public and Community Health major from New Jersey and enjoys hiking with his dogs, running, and cooking healthy & delicious meals! 

"I am excited for this upcoming challenge that I am leading and I hope to motivate everyone to make healthier choices everyday!"

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Submitted on behalf of Provost Benjamin Rifkin:

Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has been selected for the Roster of Fulbright Specialists.  Her selection is a result of her books, publications, lectures, and workshops on democratic new media documentary and her research and programming work on environmental and human rights issues across media and multiple arts for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival at Ithaca College.

This Roster is a list of candidates who are eligible to be matched with incoming project requests from overseas academic institutions for Fulbright Specialists.  Dr. Zimmerman will be considered for projects that require her expertise. 

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Welcome to threads@CFE. This week's post is Planning Your Course: The Way Forward is Through Backward Design by Joslyn Brenton.

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The fourteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 15. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

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Need a pre spring break break?  There are many concerts this week in the School of Music that would welcome you coming to listen!

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 On Monday March 7th from 9 am - 5 pm, Hillel will be hosting the annual Shoshana Rudnick Inch-a-thon, that will take place in the North Foyer, on the second floor of Campus Center in Phillips Hall. 

Get 8" of hair cut for FREE or get a $10 haircut! 

All haircuts will be done by professionals from Satori Spa and Center Haircutters!

All money will be donated to Shasheret, a Jewish nonprofit supporting breast cancer & the hair will be donated to Pantene Beautiful Lengths!

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 Nine Ithaca College students traveled to New Brunswick, New Jersey as registered participants of the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) conference held on the campus of Rutgers University.  As members of the Asian American Alliance student organization, Candice Tan ’18, Lucy Chen ’16, Sara Kim ’17, Walter Martzen ’19, Erika Mae Dimagiba ’19, Michelle Flores ’19,  Jung Chen Kuo ’19, Luke Watkins ’18, and Fion Wu ‘16  represented IC among the many institutions and participants present.



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"Boosting the biochemical arsenal: enzymes involved in plant defense against insects"

March 10      
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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Mr. Henry Evans, the inspiration and instigator of Robots for Humanity (R4H) will be conducting a session showcasing the power of robotic technology to assist those with disabilities on Thursday, March 24th at 12:10 PM in the Klingenstein Lounge, as part of Educational Technology Day.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is planning major network maintenance for late evening Saturday, March 12th into mid-day Sunday, March 13th. The maintenance is required to replace aging components of our network infrastructure.

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The nationally-ranked Ithaca College gymnastics team will compete for a spot in the national championships during Sunday's National Gymnastics Coaches' Association (NCGA) East Regionals inside the Ben Light Gymnasium. 

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In Observance of International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8, all students, faculty, and staff are invited to a Casual Colloquy: "Race, Gender, Sexualities, and Nation in Media," with coffee and cake. The conversation will be held in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 315 Gannett Center, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

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The Ithaca College Women in Computing (ICWC) sent two teams to the  RIT WiC Hackaton and came home with two awards.

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Check It Out!!

Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 03/03/2016 

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This months' edition of the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Brief is now available.

Calling All Supervisors!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/03/2016 

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We've added additional information to our Employee Benefits & Work/Life Supervisor Toolkits!

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Faculty and Staff have an additional opportunity to learn about the FY 2016-2017 Budget on Friday, March 4, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, in Klingenstein Lounge.  

As noted in President Rochon and Vice President Hector’s recent announcement, February’s Dollars and $ense was solely devoted to the recently approved FY 2016-2017 budget. Vice President Hector is offering a second session for those who were unable to attend last week’s presentation.

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