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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 11/13/2014
What are micro-aggressions, micro-inequities and unconscious bias? How do they manifest themselves in our everyday interactions? How does this bias impact our daily decision making process? These are some questions that will be explored doing this highly interactive workshop, facilitated by Dr. Belisa Gonzalez.
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“Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” Benjamin Franklin
This workshop will help participants identify and leverage your strengths. Identifying and capitalizing on your strengths will lead to your success as an individual and as a team member. Get to the heart of building and sustaining strength-based performance and discover the power of you at your best.
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Contributed by Nikki Lynn on 11/13/2014
It's only November, but graduation is right around the corner. Get prepared with Career Services!
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Contributed by Lisabeth Chabot on 11/13/2014
The IC Library and FLEFF have collaborated in the development of an extensive and unique collection of media materials that demonstrate the broad-ranging scope of the festival over the last ten years.
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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, November 19th.
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 Cortaga Jug is this Saturday -- start your game day with a hot breakfast! Campus Center Dining Hall with have hot breakfast items available, starting at 8:30am, Saturday, November 15th.
So, fuel up and enjoy the game! Go Bombers!
After a rigorous and competitive bidding process—one which garnered participation from a large cross-section of the campus community—I am pleased to announce that Ithaca College has engaged with Unimarket to provide our first e-marketplace solution.
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Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.
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Contributed by David Turkon on 11/12/2014
His paper "The Middle Horizon Site of Sonay: New Radiocarbon Dates (!) and Interpretations (?)" was presented at the 33rd annual Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory at the University of Vermont on Oct. 18-19.
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Contributed by Anne Theobald on 11/12/2014
Come practice your French in a casual and friendly atmosphere at the weekly French conversation group! French speakers of all levels are welcome. Ben, our wonderful group leader, will be graduating in December, so now is the time to take advantage of his presence and expertise!
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As we head into the winter months, it's important to take precautions against icy conditions. When temperatures drop below freezing, walking from parking lots and building to building can be a dangerous game.
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Contributed by Maria Russell on 11/12/2014
Kristina Hugar '06 will be presenting on Tuesday, November 18th, at 4:15 p.m. in CNS 333 titled: “Design of Base-Stable Organic Cations for Use in Anion Exchange Membranes in Alkaline Fuel Cells ”.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 11/12/2014
Teaching Critical Thinking in Iran – Local Educators Speak after Nov. 25 Film at Cinemopolis
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Susan Giarratano, Dr. Ellie Fitts Fulmer, and Dr. Nia Nunn Makepeace present on Racial Comedy at the National Association for Multicultural Education Conference
Contributed by Bonita Ferguson on 11/12/2014
Susan Giarratano (HSHP senior), Ellie Fitts Fulmer, and Nia Nunn Makepeace (both Assistant Professors of Education) presented, "'Going Too Far?' Exploring Race and Humor in Teacher Education" at the National Association for Multicultural Education annual conference in Tucson, AZ. Their roundtable presentation featured the work of five undergraduate students and the two faculty members as they examined racial comedy media clips together in the context of a course on multicultural education. This analysis will inform their upcoming research to identify a Pedagogy for Racial Comedy. The research team is currently co-authoring a piece on this topic for journal submission this fall.
Contributed by Matt Gorney on 11/12/2014
Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Williams Hall is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and November 18th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the Williams Hall community for feedback on any issues.
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Hannah Steinfeld (Sociology Class of 2015) and Yanilsa Frias (Business Administration and Marketing Communication Class of 2015) publish in One Million for Work Flexibility.
Contributed by Stephen Sweet on 11/12/2014
Hannah Steinfeld (Sociology Class of 2015) and Yanilsa Frias (Business Administration and Marketing Communication Class of 2015) published their research on the challenges confronting working parents raising children with special needs on the website in One Million for Work Flexibility.
Steinfeld and Frias read over 40 articles and book chapters in the process of writing this editorial, documenting that children caring for children with disabilities has profound effects on parents’ labor force attachment, career prospects, and strain. They conclude that employers can help make meaningful differences in the lives of these families by expanding access to flexible work options. This work was performed in Stephen Sweet’s sociology course “Work and Family.”
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Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/12/2014
The nomination process is now open for the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. This award is Ithaca College's recognition of outstanding juniors and seniors, who excel in academic achievement, perform service to the College community, and represents an exemplary level of accomplishment. The names of students selected for the award will then be submitted to the national Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 11/12/2014
Are you on a meal plan? You're in for a delicious, deep sea treat! For $10 extra you can dive into some deep sea deliciousness!
Seas the Day with Roasted Lobster Tail, Coconut Shrimp and Shrimp Scampi and some fresh sides that will bring you right back to the beach!
Tonight and tomorrow only, Dining Services will feature a Seafood House pop-up station in Campus Center Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $10 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $10 to the cost of your dinner!
Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.
Contributed by Tony Tabone on 11/11/2014
ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:
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