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Contributed by Linda Uhll on 08/16/2013
In response to requests by faculty for a statement regarding services for students with disabilities, here is a concise insert for inclusion in course syllabi. Please encourage students registered with Student Disability Services to meet with you during office hours to discuss their accommodation plan.
"In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodation will be provided to students with documented disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Students must register with Student Disability Services and provide appropriate documentation to Ithaca College before any academic adjustment will be provided."
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 08/15/2013
Shopping this week? Please think about purchasing an extra box of crayons, a backpack, some pencils... whatever you can do helps!
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Contributed by Tony Tabone on 08/15/2013
ITS is pleased to announce that the TLC (Technology Learning Center) will be offering training on Taskstream and Sakai from Monday, August 19 through Friday, August 23.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 08/15/2013
This month, Ithaca College Summer Music Academy (SMA) celebrated the conclusion of its third successful year. Having enrolled 381 participants—an increase of 19% from 2012—SMA students hailed from 18 states and six foreign countries, including Argentina, Canada, China, Japan, Morocco, and Taiwan. The SMA expanded to offer new programs this year, including an International Division, Performance Track, and Jazz Institute, which each added to the success and prominence of the Academy.
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Contributed by Chrystyna Dail on 08/15/2013
Saviana Stanescu, Assistant Professor of Playwriting in the Department of Theatre Arts, has completed her PhD with the National University of Theatre & Film in Bucharest, Romania.
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Contributed by Cheryl Boyer on 08/15/2013
Career Services will have limited services between August 19-27, due to training our Peer Career Advisors and Student Assistants.
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Contributed by Terrie Miller on 08/14/2013
Michael Trotti in the History department published an essay in the current edition of the Journal of American History entitled "What Counts: Trends in Racial Violence in the Postbellum South." This is a reinterpretation of the use of numbers in the study of racial violence, cataloging the challenges posed by quantification of so complicated a phenomenon.
Contributed by Karenn Reeter on 08/14/2013
Lis will serve as President of the Affinity Library group for 2013/2014. Members of the group include 33 comprehensive colleges and universities across the country.
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Lynn Gitlow, an associate professor in the department of Occupational Therapy will give a presentation at Longview on assistive technology that will address the following questions and more!
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Contributed by Kristine Slaght on 08/14/2013
Please read about an insurance program that is offered to Ithaca College students and employees. This annual insurance policy covers personal property worldwide. The College does not benefit in any way from this program. However, it is an attractive option, including a low insurance deductible, if you are seeking coverage for your personal belongings, such as computer, mobile devices, items at home, etc. For more detail, please view http://ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/property/personal_property/.
Contributed by Lauren O'Connell on 08/14/2013
Jennifer Germann, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper titled "The Queen's New Image: Jean-Marc Nattier's Portrait of Marie Leszczinska (1748)" at the Society for Court Studies meeting in July. The topic of the international conference, held at the University of Winchester in Great Britain, was Kings and Queens II: Making Connections. Germann's paper explored gift giving and political intrigue at the French court.
Contributed by Kimberly Anderson on 08/14/2013
During the summer of 2013, Jack Rossen directed an archaeological field school at a 1400s Cayuga settlement where anthropology students from four colleges (IC, Cornell, Wells, TC3) participated.
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Ithaca College recognized at United Nations celebration of the International Day of Indigenous Peoples.
Contributed by Kimberly Anderson on 08/14/2013
Mathew Q. Brooks, anthropology major, attended the United Nations celebration of the International Day of Indigenous Peoples on August 9, 2013. Brooke Hansen, Anthropology Associate Professor, and Jack Rossen, Anthropology Professor, accompanied him to the prestigious invitation only event. They were attending through their participation with the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign, which culminated in New York City on Aug. 9 with hundreds of paddlers in canoes and kayaks ending a 12 day journey down the Hudson River to raise awareness about honoring Native treaties and cleaning the environment. Matthew paddled the entire 12 days and was able to spend time and learn from Native American elders from many tribal backgrounds.
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Contributed by Kurt Lichtmann on 08/13/2013
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Contributed by Sean Reilley on 08/13/2013
Hello IC Campus Community!
The Fall 2013 Group Exercise Schedule is now available. Classes will begin on Tuesday 9/3/13, and with the exception of Tai Chi are available on a first come, first served basis. Tai Chi is available to IC Faculty and Staff only, if you are interested in attending please e-mail Sean Reilley. Enjoy!
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Kristin Libritz, Assistant Director of Alumni and Employer Relations for Career Services Concludes a two-year Leadership Role with EACE.
Contributed by John Bradac on 08/13/2013
Congratulations to Kristin LiBritz, Assistant Director of Alumni and Employer Relations for Career Services as she concludes a two-year leadership role as the Co-Chair of the Professional Exchange Site Visit Committee for the Eastern Association of Colleges & Employers (EACE). Through her efforts to coordinate this committee of 16 peers from member colleges and universities, career center professionals were able to visit 60 companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations throughout the Northeast.
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Contributed by Gary Wells on 08/13/2013
Paul Wilson, assistant professor in the Department of Art History, recently had an article and book chapter published.
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Contributed by Carsten Martensen on 08/13/2013
On Thursday, August 15, the Catholic Community will celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Please join us for Mass at 12:15 PM on Thursday in Muller Chapel.
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