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In recognition of Digital Learning Day and Use Technology to Learn Every Day (February 17th), we’d like to recognize the college’s partnership with lynda.com, an online video training and professional development resource. 

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The J.J. Staff Scholar Award Committee is pleased to announce that four Ithaca College staff members are recipients of the J.J. Staff Scholar Award for the spring 2016 semester.

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Teladoc Live Webcast Event!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/18/2016 

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Join us for HealthyU's "power up" livecast where you'll learn how to get started with Teladoc so you'll be in the know when you need to access care.

In just 10-15 minutes, you’ll learn:

  • How to activate your account
  • Connect with Teladoc
  • Request a consult

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Ithaca College’s Task Force on Meals & Entertainment has developed a proposed policy on the utilization of Ithaca College funds for meals, receptions, alcohol, etc. in order to help us be more purposeful, efficient, and equitable about how we spend on food and under what circumstances.  The College’s Institutional Effectiveness and Budget Committee (IEBC) has reviewed the policy and is working with the Task Force to share the proposal with the campus community in order to solicit community feedback.

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Due to safety concerns regarding fire safety and the potential for serious injuries to riders, self- balancing scooters, or hoverboards will not be allowed to be charged, operated, possessed, or stored in any residential hall or apartment on the Ithaca College campus. This policy is being instituted immediately based on recent reports of fires and explosions that have occurred from faulty lithium batteries. Students with hoverboards will have one week from today to send the item home or make alternative storage arrangements. The Office of Environmental and Emergency Management and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission are investigating the cause of fires and the risks associated with this product. In addition, the National Fire Protection Association and the New York State Office of Fire Prevention have issued safety alerts and warnings. 

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Stephen Tropiano is serving as a judge for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the College Television Awards and Academy Honors.

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Four Ithaca College students traveled to New Haven, Connecticut as registered participants of the Black Solidarity Conference held on the campus of Yale University. Sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, Anissa Ash '18, Brandon Paul '17, Arlana Shikongo '17, and Efosa Erhunmwunse '18 represented IC among the 50+ institutions and 700+ participants. 

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René Esparza, a doctoral candidate in American Studies at the University of Minnesota, will give a talk titled PLAY IT SAFE!  Anti-violence gay activism, racialized criminality, and the spatial politics of homonormativity.  

The talk will be on Monday, February 22nd, from 3-4 pm in the Handwerker Gallery.  

René Esparza is a candidate for the 2016-2017 Dissertation Diversity Fellowship in Women's and Gender Studies at Ithaca College.

 

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 If you are between the ages of 18 and 25 and received services for mental health or substance abuse challenges while an adolescent living with family at home, we want to hear your experiences and your point of view on these topics.

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The Center for Print Production's website will be down for a short period Friday 2-19

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Ithaca College has had a very successful partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 16 years.  Part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty & Staff Lecture Series at Longview.

 

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Members of the Grammy award–winning jazz vocal ensemble New York Voices will collaborate with Ithaca College School of Music students and faculty in a memorial concert for beloved faculty member Dave Riley on Tuesday, Feb. 23 — exactly one year to the day of his passing at the age of 83.

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Please join Dean Karl Paulnack and the New York Voices on Tuesday, February 23rd, at noon in the Hockett Recital Hall for an open discussion on the role of jazz in the education of the 21st century musician. 

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 Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost

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Only two more performances remain of Ithaca Shakespeare Company's production of HENRY V, the third in their series of Shakespeare's history plays.

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The Office of the Budget announces that the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Budget document approved by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees is available on our web page.

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 Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Founders Room - PRWC - 3rd Floor
Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants

Bring your ideas/concept paper and talk with Wade Pickren, PhD, Director of Sponsored Research and Warren Calderone, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

 REGISTER HERE FOR GRANTS 101

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 The Ithaca College ACDA Student Chapter was acknowledged in ChoralNet, the professional networking cite for the online global choral community for their latest project, a choral warmup book.  

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Monday Feb 22, Clark Lounge, 7 pm. LGBT activist and advocate Etai Pinkas will talk about LGBT marriage laws, and his role working with city council government. He is an LGBT community leader in Israel, served as chairman of the national LGBT association in Israel and was a member of the Tel Aviv-Jaffa City Council and advises the mayor on LGBT affairs. He married his partner in 2005 as part of a public campaign to compel Israel to recognize same-sex marriages.Their marriage was performed in Canada, the only country at that time which granted same-sex marriages to foreign citizens. Sponsored by IC Hillel and cosponsored by the LGBT Center and several additional offices. 

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Enter the powerful world of water by viewing engaging documentaries, animations and short films about water issues. We will explore approaches that range from humorous to hard-hitting political pieces, poetic to personal, all created in order to help people understand complex environmental issues. During the course, you will develop concepts and approaches for creating media that can help expand water awareness, including here at Ithaca College.

The only media experience needed is your own film-tv-internet viewing.

1 cr.        TVR 29302          Park Communications 184        Mara Alper

Fri. Feb.  19 + 26    3 - 6:15 pm

Sat. Feb.  20   12 - 6 pm