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Monday, March 31, 12.00-1.15 PM
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Provost Marisa Kelly, Dean Diane Gayeski, Assistant Provost Danette Johnson, Associate Dean Michael Richardson, Theater Chair Catherine Weidner, and English Chair Dan Breen

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

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The last day that students can sign up to take their final exams with SDS is Wednesday, April 23 since the office needs sufficient time to request copies of tests, plan for accommodation needs, reserve test rooms, and hire proctors/readers/scribes.

If you have not already assigned a final exam date for your class(es), it would be extremely helpful if you could notify students for whom you've received an Academic Adjustment Plan regarding the date/exam seating for your finals so they can submit a test request form before the deadline. Since we average around 300 students during finals week alone, we're unable to accommodate test requests after the April 23rd. deadline.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call Kelly Charnley, Testing Services Specialist, at 274-1257.

Come and hear Professor Sean Eversley Bradwell, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, will speak about research and the Ithaca experience with a presentation titled:  "Show and Prove:  Moving From What Students Know to Student Constructions of Knowledge” on Thursday, April 10 at 8:45 am in Emerson A, Campus Center.

Show your support for your classmates, fellow students, and colleagues who represent the Martin Luther King and Park Scholars programs, as well as over 150+ sessions of presentations, including 9 musical and theatre performances, and over 50+ student poster presentations by attending from 9:25 AM – 3:30 PM in the Campus Center.  The noon-hour session will feature finalist presentations for the Whalen Symposium Awards.  There will also be a closing session, featuring the awards ceremony which will begin at 3:30 pm.

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The 37th annual Spring Induction Ceremony of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Ithaca College was held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 in Hockett Family Recital Hall. During this year’s induction, 102 students have been added to the chapter membership.

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Three Ithaca College professors of music education presented at the New Directions in Music Education Conference at Michigan State University on March 19-22. Drs. Radio Cremata, Chad West and Baruch Whitehead presented research on Informal Learning and After School Music experiences. The conference was host to various national and international researchers interested in advancing new ideas related to music learning with emphasis on opening up possibilities for all children to have greater access and engagement in music education contexts.

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 March is Nutrition Month and we're inviting you to join Team No Kid Hungry! 

Donations are being taken at all dining retail locations and all proceeds will go to The BackPack Program for Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The BackPack program ensures that children in need don't go hungry over the weekend when they aren't in school. Every Friday, those children receive their food, placed discreetly into their backpacks. The need to supply children from low-income families is consistently rising. It only costs $3.00 to fill a backpack, but any amount helps! 

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Join over 40 employers for an outstanding opportunity to network and to make connections for job and internship opportunities in many different Science Technology Engineering and Math Fields (STEM).

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Ron G, known as one of the hottest upcoming comedians in LA, will open for Seth Meyers when he performs at Ithaca College on April 12.

Ron G was a finalist on Last Comic Standing and named the 2010 College Comic of the Year. He is also a 2013 recipient of a one-year talent holding deal with NBCUniversal.

About Ron G:

This former class clown decided it was time to graduate from the classroom and take his act to the world's stage.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Garden Level of Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Conference Room

Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of Human Resources

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Multiple perspectives on this emerging public health threat will be critically examined from a variety of perspectives, by leading experts and advocates.

Here is the first of our distinguished speakers:

March 31st- Textor Hall room 102 at 7:00pm

Dr. Gail Hansen
Senior Officer, Human Health and Industrial Farming , The Pew Charitable Trusts

Dr. Gail Hansen serves as a senior officer for Pew's campaign on human health and industrial farming, a project aimed at phasing out overuse of antibiotics in food production.

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The Upstate Venture Capital Association of New York (UVANY) and nine colleges based in the Central New York State region will be competing in the upcoming event: "Tomorrow's Leaders: Student eShip in CNY" to be held on Tuesday, April 8th in Emerson Suites.

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The Work/Life Mission Series would like to present our Eating On Campus Tour One! At this Eating on Campus Tour, we will start at Terrace Dining Hall to learn about its various offerings including Kosher Kitchen, Simple Servings’ allergen-free meals, Charleston Market’s home-style options, and the Food Lab’s educational demonstrations. We will also visit the CHS Coffee Cart and Café @ the Business School to explore their various coffee, soup, salad, sandwich, pastry, and snack options. Join us to learn about all of the delicious and healthy food options right here on campus!  

EATING ON CAMPUS TOUR ONE
WHEN: April 4, 2014 from 11:30am - 12:30pm
WHERE: Meet at Terrace Dining Hall 
RSVP to benefits@ithaca.edu
CLICK HERE to visit the Events Calendar

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On April 3rd, 10th and 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Friends 304, Ithaca College will be joining an community initiative across Ithaca and Tompkins County that is over 1,000 members strong, to view the eye-opening and powerful three-part series (one hour episodes, one episode each night) PBS documentary, Race: The Power of An Illusion. Each episode will be followed by a discussion about the film and its relevance today, that will be facilitated by a representative of the Multicultural Resources Center of Ithaca, in affiliation with Cornell’s Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

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The City of Ithaca plans to begin street cleaning operations on Monday, March 31, with streets on South Hill among the first on the schedule. The affected streets will be posted with “No Parking” signs 24 hours in advance of the cleaning. All vehicles parked on the street after 7:00 a.m. on the day of the scheduled cleaning will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense. The standard towing rate in the City of Ithaca is $100 plus sales tax, and storage fees are $25 per day.

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Taskstream, Excel, Outlook, Photoshop, Windows Best Practices, and Mac Best Practices from Monday, March 31 through Friday, April 4.

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Stephen Tropiano, associate professor of screen studies and director of the Ithaca College Los Angeles Program, served on a panel entitled "Archive Archaeology: Disrupting the TV Canon" at the 2014 Society for Cinema & Media Studies in Seattle. The panel focused on alternative and non-traditional archives and archiving practices for television historians and scholars.

Introduction to Film Aesthetics and Analysis, one of the longest continuously running courses in the Roy H. Park School of Communications (since 1968), has been named an outstanding, innovative undergraduate introductory media studies course as part of a Mellon Foundation funded benchmarking project housed at Hobart and William Smith College.

The tutors program for this course, instituted three years ago and headed by Associate Dean Bryan Roberts, was also identified as an exemplary and highly effective support system for an introductory media course with a humanities and academic skill building orientation. The report noted the tutor program for an introductory liberal arts course like this in a communications school is unique and represents the leading edge in the field of communications.

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following upcoming events.  Please register now.

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The Marketing Department in the School of Business and the Ithaca College chapter of the America Marketing Association are pleased to recognize this year's inductees into the Alpha Mu Alpha international honorary marketing fraternity.

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