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Submitted on behalf of Marisa Kelly, Provost

The NCAA formally recognizes four key institutional positions:  the President, the Director of Athletics, the Senior Woman Administrator, and the Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR).  Professor Wenmouth Williams, who is retiring at the end of this academic year, is currently serving as the Ithaca College FAR.  He has and continues to do this with distinction.  

We are now seeking nominations (including self-nominations) of individuals interested in serving in this capacity, effective June 1, 2014. The NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative must be a tenured faculty member or senior ongoing NTEN who is appointed by the President. The term of the appointment is for two years, renewable up to four times.

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IC Theatre will begin its 2014-15 season by presenting Bertolt Brecht’s masterpiece, “The Good Person of Szechwan”. The fall musical will be the 1960’s Frank Loesser classic, recently revived on Broadway, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”. 

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The Office of Student Engagement & Multicultural Affairs, in conjunction with the African Latino Society, is proud to bring STEP AFRIKA! to the Emerson Suites on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 8pm.

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The LGBT Center is hosting a meet and greet for asexual students and their allies at 7 pm in the LGBT Resource Room (located on the lower level of Hammond Health Center). Warm up with some hot beverages, eat delicious snacks, and meet new friends in the LGBT Resource Room (located on the lower level of the Hammond Health Center). All students are welcome.

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Faculty and staff are invited to attend the public viewing and discussion of a 3-part film series entitled, Race: The Power of an Illusion.

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You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The surveys is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Click Here to complete the short online dining survey.

2. Insert your name and email address at the end of the survey and hit submit!

3. That's It! You're entered to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 Tablet!

Good luck everyone and thank you for your feedback!

 

(only one entry per person, please)

The gallery is seeking 7-10 television sets and dvd players for a one-month exhibition called Strange Bedfellows

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On Friday, February 21st at 6 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, On the Verge will present a staged reading of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece, The Cherry Orchard.  The cast will feature Frank Wood, a stage, film and television actor who was honored with a Tony award for his performance in Sideman in 1999. Wood also recently performed in the Broadway casts of August: Osage County and Clybourne Park, and he played the role of Roy Cohn in the acclaimed 2010 off-Broadway revival of Angels in America.  The Cherry Orchard cast will also include IC faculty members Paula Murray Cole, Kevin Murphy and Michael Twomey; students from the IC Theater and English departments; and local professional actor Jesse Bush. The reading was directed by Claire Gleitman, a faculty member in the IC English department.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is expanding! FYRE is an educational, community experience for first-year students with goals of easing first-year student transitions, supporting academic success, and providing opportunities for meaningful interactions with peers, faculty, and staff outside the classroom. A signature of the FYRE program is its connection with the Integrative Core Curriculum themes.

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In an effort to better accommodate several prospective students and families visiting campus during the next week, the Visitor Lot will be reserved only for guests from Monday, February 17 through Friday, February 21.

In addition, the N-Lot will be reserved on Monday and Tuesday, February 17-18, for visitors to campus.

Employees and students who usually park in the designated spaces in the Visitor Lot or in N-Lot will be required to find alternate parking on campus. We also suggest carpooling or taking advantage of TCAT service on these dates.

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Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $4 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate! On Wednesday and Thursday (2/19 and 20), Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Towers Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $4 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $4 to the cost of your dinner.

Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.

Questions? Reply to this post or contact the number below.

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In a previous calendar tip, I explained how you can create a recurring meeting.  When doing so, it is recommended that you set an end date to your meeting series.  But what should you do if the recurrence is no longer necessary?

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; this week's are listed below.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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A screening of the award winning documentary "Tell Me the Day Backwards" will be held Tuesday, February 25 at 7 p.m. in Park Auditorium for HSHP students, faculty, and staff. This event is free of charge and is relevant to anyone in the field of health sciences and human performance.

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In one more week, two new systems will be available to the Ithaca College community to reserve event space and promote their events on the website.

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Longview/Ithaca College shuttle will have reduced availability for the last two weeks of February. The reduced schedule, which starts Monday, Feb. 17 and is in effect through Friday, Feb. 28, was devised to accommodate regular riders. Other riders are welcome to use the shuttle during this time for the runs that are listed.

 

We expect the shuttle to resume its regular schedule on Monday, March 3. Questions should be directed to Chris Pogorzala, IC/Longview coordinator, at 274-1051 or pogorzal@ithaca.edu .

 

An Evening of Readings followed by an Open Mic

Jacob White, Lecturer at Ithaca College

Carrie-Lynne Davis, Alumna of Ithaca College

6 pm Tuesday, February 18

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jim Stafford at jstafford@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-5145. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

The Campus Life Committee is seeking final nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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The Styles of Acting class in the Department of Theatre Arts invites you to lighten up your day with some farce by Moliere. 

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Implementing Comprehensive Reform of Introductory Physics at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution: A Longitudinal Case Study Michael Rogers, Matt Price, Luke Keller, Andrew Crouse Accepted for publication on February 13, 2014 in Journal of College Science Teaching

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