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Mikalah Waajid ('05), Doctoral Candidate, Georgia State University School of Public Health will present the following topic as candidate for the position of HSHP Dissertation Diversity Fellow for 2016-17 academic year. 

Friday, March 4. Hill Center G24

"Examining the Syndemic of Alcohol Use, Violence and HIV among High Risk Youth in Sub- Saharan Africa"  

The Ithaca College men's basketball season will continue as the Bombers received the fourth seed in the upcoming Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Metro/Upstate Championship. 

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 The Art Department's Creative Space Gallery is pleased to present a new exhibition of mixed media work by Upstate New York artist, Nick Ruth. Please join us for the opening Friday, March 4th 5-8pm.

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Check out the Employee Benefits & Work/Life National Nutrition Campaign. Also look for more tips and resources on Intercom, Facebook, and our Blog.

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 Submitted on behalf of Gerard Turbide, Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management


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You are invited to join us for the second Spring CSCRE Discussion Series Event on Thursday, March 3, 2016, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge.  Admission is FREE and open to the IC campus community and the general public.

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 A tribute CD to Ithaca College composer Dana Wilson has recently been released. 

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After members of the Task Force give a brief introduction, they want to hear ideas and questions from you as to how our community can improve shared governance on campus.

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Not a PowerPoint presentation, this is a highly interactive seminar that delivers 3 skills to help supervisors and managers improve employee performance. 

Skill #1: Give employees job feedback the way they want to be given it so they’re much more likely to cooperate. Skill #2: Defuse defensiveness and resolve the issues that are often behind it. Skill #3: How to give positive feedback that’s effective and believable. 

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(Posted on behalf of Weight Watchers At Work Leader Samarra Mbenga)

In February, Ithaca College Weight Watchers team lost 40.2 pounds. 92.4 pounds have been lost for the year!

Our new attendance campaign starts next week! The theme is "Adventure"! Where do you want to go on your adventure in March? Which pair of pants do you want to be able to fit in? Wherever your adventure takes you, let's take it together!

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 The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is proud to present awards to outstanding members of the Ithaca College community. Student awards recognize the individual's contribution to their co-curricular life at the college, their growth in leadership roles, and their creative involvement in campus life.  The 2016 OSEMA Recognition Ceremony, which will recognize recipients of the awards, will take place on Monday, April 25, 2016 from 4:30-6:30pm in Emerson Suites.

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Each year, the School of Music Performance Studies Department sponsors a concerto competition.  The winners of this competition are provided the opportunity to perform with the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra (ICSO).  On Sunday afternoon, January 31st, nineteen finalists, having already been selected to perform via preliminary rounds of competition, took the stage in Ford Hall to compete for this honor.

The following students were declared winners in the 2016 Ithaca College Concerto Competition:

Benjamin Pawlak, a Piano Performance major studying Prof. Greg DeTurck;

Ariana Warren, a Vocal Performance & Music Education major, studying with Prof. Carol McAmis;

Kathryn Vorel & Kengo Ito, marimbists, Percussion Performance majors, studying with Prof. Gordon Stout.

These students will perform their selections with the ICSO, under the direction of Prof. Jeffery Meyer, on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM in Ford Hall, James J. Whalen Center for Music. 

Congratulations to these deserving students!  

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Digital Instruction and Information Services is hosting the third and final candidate for the position of Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology tomorrow, March 1st. Details for the two open sessions are:

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Freezin' For A Reason

Contributed by Catherine Gooch on 02/29/2016 

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The Annual Polar Plunge to benefit New York Special Olympics is approaching! On Saturday, March 19th brave individuals will be Freezin' For A Reason as they take a dip in Cayuga Lake!

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The Committee on U.S.-Latin American Relations (CUSLAR), the Latin American Studies Program, and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will host a screening of the documentary "The Battle of the Invisibles" as well as a Q&A with director Manuel de Alba next Wednesday, March 2 at 4pm in Textor 101.  

This event is free and open to the public. Please feel free to bring your family and friends and spread the word. See more information on the film and the director below. 

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Victoria Levine Named Registrar

Contributed by Cathy Wood on 02/29/2016 

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After a national search, Victoria (Vikki) Levine has been selected as Ithaca College’s next Registrar. Vikki joins IC from Longwood University in Virginia, where she has served as Registrar since 2012.  At Longwood, Vikki has led implementation of the DegreeWorks degree evaluation tool and an electronic transcript delivery system and has restructured her office to enhance student service. 

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The Council on Diversity and Inclusion (CODI) invites you to self-nominate to serve in one of two at-large membership roles. We are looking for students, faculty or staff who have demonstrated a commitment to furthering diversity and inclusion education and advocacy across campus. The council will look to attract and engage individuals who possess a perspective that will aid the council in understanding and addressing current climate issues or who are positioned to help further our mission. We encourage all self-nominations. Nominations of a second party are not encouraged at this time. We ask that you have an active discussion with any individuals you would like to see nominated and ask them to submit a self-nomination.

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 On Monday March 7th from 9 am - 5 pm, Hillel will be hosting the annual Inch-a-thon, that will take place in the North Foyer. 

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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 Ithaca Dining Services need your help! Please fill out our survey and give us your feedback on your dining experiences at Ithaca. As a bonus for filling out the survey, you’ll be entered to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet!


We’re always trying to improve your dining experiences and would love any feedback you can provide.

Follow this link to the survey:

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.

Those interested in attending are highly encouraged to review the FY 2016-2017 Budget in advance of Tuesday’s meeting. (Please note: You will be prompted to enter your Netpass user name and password.)

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