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M-Lot, S-Lot, O-Lot and U-Lot will be reserved beginning Saturday, April 12th, at 5:00 a.m.

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The Whalen Symposium Program  is now available on the website.   

The Whalen Symposium celebrates the tradition of student research and creative activity at Ithaca College.  Come and show your support by attending one or more of the 200+ sessions of student posters, presentations, and performances on Thursday, April 10, from 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM in the Campus Center.

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 This Sunday is Palm Sunday. There will be services at Muller Chapel put on by the Catholic Community during our normal service times at 1PM and 8PM

The fixIT Shop will temporarily be unable to accept Apple products for hardware repairs starting today, April 8th through Sunday, April 20th at 12:00 pm. Software services such as Data Backup and Data Recovery will still be available during this time. Please visit our website for details on hours, services, and rates at www.ithaca.edu/its/help/fixit. The fixIT Shop will resume normal Apple product repairs on Sunday, April 20th.

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Charles De-Ganga, Biochemistry’14

I am currently interested in general surgery and plastic surgery as specializations are concerned, but I am staying open to all experiences in medical school. I hope to be able to return to my home country of Nigeria to contribute to the betterment of health care system there. Having lived in Nigeria for 18 years of my life, I am well aware of the need for better health care professionals and facilities, and would like to set up a practice there as well.

Benjamin Jung, Biochemistry ‘16

His dream is to become a physician to help people who are suffering from physiological problems.   To learn more about the profession he has travelled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua to volunteer.  He also participated in a program in Thailand that allowed him to do clinical rotations . This experience confirmed his interest and desire to continue to medical school.

Thank you, Dr. Kastenbaum for your support!

Catherine Taylor, Associate Professor of Writing has been granted a six-week residency in Venice, Italy by the Emily Harvey Foundation in order to work on her current manuscript, tentatively titled Inanimate Subjects.
 

Saxophonist/composer/arranger Mike Titlebaum, who currently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at the Ithaca College School of Music, recently completed a guest artist residency at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick (Canada).

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Walker's presentation, Music Matters, focused on music advocacy strategies and pitfalls.

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Having received great acclaim, This is My House... has received two Global Music Awards for "instrumental soloist" and "creativity/originality."

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Stephen Sweet’s (Associate Professor of Sociology) article “Do Options for Job Flexibility Diminish in Times of Economic Uncertainty?”  has been accepted for publication in the journal Work, Employment and Society.

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Are you an older adult who is wondering whether to move out of your current home—but aren’t sure what the next step might be? Do you want to downsize and not have your “stuff” control you and your time? Or are you an adult child who wants to help your parents transition out of their home and into a more supportive living environment?

Find the answers to these and other questions at the Senior Housing Expo on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Hotel Ithaca (formerly the Holiday Inn) at 222 S. Cayuga St., Ithaca. The Expo will feature over 20 housing providers and facilities, as well as speakers about senior housing options and downsizing. This free event is sponsored by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and the Tompkins County Office for the Aging.

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City Year is an education focused, nonprofit organization located in 21 cities in the U.S.  15 Ithaca College alumni from the Class of 2013 currently work with City Year!

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 These summer online courses are open to all students. 

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Olubusola Esther Johnson, an expert in orthopedic physical therapy from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and a Fulbright scholar, will be giving her presentation "Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy: Where is Nigeria? Africa?" at Ithaca College April 9 at 7 p.m. in Job Hall rm. 161.

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This is a general notification about the annual campus electrical shutdown on Saturday, May 31, 2014 and Saturday, August 9, 2014.

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Dr. Christopher House, assistant professor of communication studies and former predoctoral diversity fellow, recently learned that he will receive the 2014 TRIO Achiever Award from the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education.  As the organization articulates:  “A TRIO Achiever is an outstanding former TRIO participant that has received recognition within his/her profession or for outstanding academic achievement. They are individuals who have made significant civic, community, or professional contributions.”  TRIO programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and began as part of the 1965 Higher Education Act.

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As was mentioned last Fall, the Office of Human Resources is in the process of implementing a new talent management system called Taleo.  This system will replace our current online employment system for faculty and staff, our current Job Shop for posting and hiring of student employees, and facilitate a new “onboarding” process for new faculty, staff, and student employees.  We anticipate rolling out the new system during the first few weeks of June and will be communicating training dates as we get closer to “go live”. 

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) seeks interested faculty AND STAFF to be FYRE Associates* for 2014-15! 

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On April 10th and 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Textor 101, 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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