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Please join us on Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. in BUS 111, for a special lecture with Kenneth Fisher (School of Humanities & Sciences alumnus) entitled: “Our Nation’s Wounded: Leadership Challenges in a Time of Austerity,” funded by the Jahn Family Civic Leadership Fund. 

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 Mike Haaf (Chemistry Department) co-lead a two day workshop, held at Clark Atlanta University in Georgia from March 7-9, on the intersections between fine art and the chemical sciences.  The workshop, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, included dozens of hands-on experiments designed to illustrate the chemical principles behind the materials used to create art, such as pigments, dyes, binders, and metals.  The workshop was filled to capacity, and was well-received by the attendees.

 

Come one, come all to hear students in the Spoken Word Revolution class perform their works. Open Mic to follow performances.

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Help to support Foodnet's Meals on Wheels mission, in their effort to raise awareness about senior hunger.

16 restaurants, including Ithaca Dining Services will bring on some spectacular Mac 'N Cheese recipes for all to sample. To read more about the this weekend's Mac N Cheese Bowl, including ticket prices, click here. All proceeds to benefit Foodnet's, Meals on Wheels program.

Vote for your favorite, this Saturday, at the Mac 'N Cheese Bowl! And, support Foodnet!

  • Ithaca High School - Cafeteria
  • 1401 North Cayuga Street
  • Saturday, March 22nd, from 12noon to 4pm

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, March 26th. Important reasons not to miss the next screening:

1. 65 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure)

2. Many people don't even know their blood pressure is high because there are no symptoms in most cases

3. Hypertension can lead to heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and kidney disease

4. 66% of those IC employees measured at the last screening were pre-hypertensive   (above ideal )

5. A 20 point increase in systolic blood pressure (top number) or a 10 point increase in diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) doubles the risk of heart disease.

6. Poor diet, inactivity, and being overweight can lead to an increase in blood pressure

7. If one does not adopt a healthy lifestyle, the hypertensive individual will need to take costly medication with potential side effects

8. Physical and emotional stress can elevate your blood pressure

 

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its annual Spring Induction Ceremony on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

At that time, the chapter will be inducting new members from all five schools, all of whom have been vetted by the Chapter’s Executive Committee and invited to membership in the honor society.

Come help us celebrate excellence!  Everyone from the Ithaca College community is welcome to attend. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Tammy Sritecha phikappaphi@ithaca.edu
, or (607) 274-3113. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) presents at the University of Minnesota.

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This month's meeting will be held in Taughannock Falls room on March 20th from 2-3:30pm.

In addition to attending to typical Staff Council concerns there will be a professional development workshop on 'Building Trust'.

 

 The staff trustee position on the Board of Trustees, currently held by Doreen Hettich-Atkins, is up for re-election at the May 2014 board meeting for a three-year term beginning June 1, 2014. 

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Ithaca College is pleased to host several events in the A&E Center during the month of March. Due to these events several parking lots across campus will be impacted. Please read the following lot closures to determine how you may be impacted and direct any questions to Parking Services at 274-3756. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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 Come March 24th at 2:30pm in Terrace Dining Hall at Food Lab for our Meatless Monday Food Lab Demo to learn the story behind Meatless Monday.

Space is limited, so please REGISTER HERE

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Handwerker Gallery’s latest exhibition—Strange Bedfellows—will feature a series of events across the next four weeks, including an opening reception this Thursday, March 20, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the gallery’s main lobby.

On display at the Handwerker from March 17—April 11, Strange Bedfellows is a nationally traveling exhibition and catalogue exploring collaborative practice in queer art making. The exhibition is curated by San Francisco art historian Amy Cancelmo and is fiscally sponsored by the Queer Cultural Center (San Francisco). 

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An expert in wellness coaching, Margaret Moore offers ways to be more productive and information on self-help in her fascinating presentation "Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life: Using the Coaching Process."

The presentation takes place March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Textor 102. This event is free and open to the Ithaca community. 

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The Ithaca College Choir will perform its home concert of the 2014 Choir Tour this Saturday, March 22, at 8:15 pm.

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Friday, March 21, 2014, 12:10 - 1:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Anthony Adornato, Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, will discuss how he is using new technologies to complement the in-class learning experience. Although students are considered "digital natives," many don't yet understand how to use social media to enhance their learning experience. He will outline how Facebook and Twitter, among other platforms, are used to reinforce course topics, concepts, and readings.  
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Sam Brunk, a renowned Zapata scholar and author of The Posthumous Career of Emiliano Zapata: Myth, Memory, and Mexico’s Twentieth Century and Emiliano Zapata: Revolution and Betrayal in Mexico, will present Remembering Emiliano Zapata: A Brief Visual Tour of Mexico’s “Revolutionary” Century, on Monday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103.

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Do you have questions about planning your retirement, your eligibility to retire, retirement income options, social security benefits, health care in retirement, volunteer opportunities, or even when you should start your planning? If so, you’ll want to stop by IC My Future, a retirement planning open house being held next month. The open house will bring available resources together in one setting to help assist you in planning for your retirement and to help answer your retirement-related questions. The more information you get now, the easier it will be to make decisions that will achieve the brightest future for you AND you'll be entered into a door prize raffle just for stopping in! 

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following upcoming events.  Visit www.ithaca.edu/cfe for updates.

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The Senior Class of 2014 would like to invite campus community members to wish them off to the “real world” in style.  We invite you to send words of wisdom to the graduates via  https://ithaca.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_ey9Ylghx0wwwCgZ!  Use your favorite quote or your own words, but please take a minute to congratulate the graduates on work well done, to wish them well as they leave Ithaca College, and to provide them with guidance as they make this big step into the next phase of their careers.
 
Your words of wisdom will be printed and made available to graduates at the upcoming Graduation Fair, on Monday, March 24.  Each graduate will leave with at least one “words of wisdom” keepsake.
 
You never know how much the couple of minutes you’ll spend sharing your words of wisdom will impact a graduate.
 
All submissions must be received no later than 5 pm on Thursday, March 20.

The upcoming meeting of the Ithaca College Medieval and Renaissance Studies Faculty Colloquium will feature a presentation by Michael Twomey, IC's Dana Professor of the Humanities, entitled "Exemplary Environments:  Representing Nature in Medieval Encyclopedias."  All are welcome to attend.

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