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***Due to weather and sensitive road conditions, Snyder's talk has been postponed until Thursday, February 5th, 6pm.

 

 

The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to invite local artist/photographer Laurie Snyder to share her artistic practice in a presentation called ART IS HARD on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at 6:00 p.m..

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With a winter storm forecast to impact the region over the next several days, we want to take this opportunity to remind the campus community of our closing policies and procedures. As per the Ithaca College Policy Manual, weather conditions, no matter how extreme, normally will not close the college when classes are in session. Individual classes or specific activities may be delayed or canceled without an official closing.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Sherry Deckman, Assistant Professor, Department of Education; Joslyn Brenton, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology; Ali Erkan, Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Computer Science; Judith Ross-Bernstein, Assistant Director, Center for Faculty Excellence.

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As one of the top scholars on the subject of lynching and mob violence in the post-Civil War U.S. South, the Journal of American History invited Dr. Trotti  to contribute a response to an essay by historian Michael Pfeifer. In "The Multiple States and Fields of Lynching Scholarship" Journal of American History 101(December 2014): 852-3. Dr Trotti offers a review and critique of Dr. Pfeifer's essay “At the Hands of Parties Unknown? The State of the Field of Lynching Scholarship.”  

The traffic light at the intersection of Alumni Circle and Route 96B has defaulted to a flashing yellow light due to a system malfunction. The Office of Facilities has been working with outside contractors to diagnose the problem and identify the corrective action as quickly as possible.

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 This Thursday December 11, the Catholic Community will be hosting a special Journey Into Christmas Mass at Muller Chapel. Come celebrate Christmas early with your Ithaca College family. 

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Textbook Buyback and Rental Return at the Campus Store begins Thursday the 11th.

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 Please join us on Friday, December 12, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. , in the second floor atrium of the School of Business for a farewell reception for Dr. Michael McCall and Dr. Granger Macy.

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All and anyone interested in social studies/history teaching is invited to attend

Thursday, December 11th at 5:30 in Williams 211


Many thanks to –


Angela Affronti, Rachel Corocoran, Paul Highland, Brad Benjamin, for being our Alum teacher presenters from the ICSD.

 

Please RSVP to Zenon Wasyliw at wasyliw@ithaca.edu 

The Punk & the Making of Self ICSM presents a punk-inspired happening at the Handwerker Gallery 6-8pm (Tuesday 12/9) with live music, punk interviews, art, and readings!

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Día Internacional de los Derechos Humanos
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
7-8:30pm Textor 102
Ithaca College

December 10th marks the date that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. This Wednesday, Dec. 10th, we will honor this historic date by unveiling stories that bear witness to U.S. - Latin American relations and the experiences of activism and resistance. 

7-7:45pm Teatro y Fronteras. IC Teatro will will share original works they've written inspired by the Teatro Campesino movement.

7:50-8:30pm Ayotzinapa's 43 missing student activists.

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On December 2, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted it's annual Extreme Gingerbread Making Competition in IC Square.  Fifteen teams competed to win gift cards to local stores and restaurants using various assortments of candy, icing, and graham crackers. Many impressive gingerbread houses were built!  Congratulations to Nora Noone and the other members of the firs place team.  Great job everyone!

SAB is a student organization that works to provide events such as comedy, films, music, speakers, and special events to educate and entertain the Ithaca College community.

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On November 18, IC Sketch held its fall showcase entitled You Can't Stop the Beet.  Members were able to submit sketches beforehand, and seven were chosen to be performed live that night along with one digital short.  Over 40 people attended the event, and overall it was a great success.

IC Sketch is a student-run sketch comedy club that is open to students in all majors.  The student organization puts on multiple shows each semester giving members many opportunities to submit sketch ideas and perform.

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On November 17 and 18, the IC National Residence Hall Honorary held their annual Krispy Kreme Donuts Fundraiser in the North Foyer to raise money for their service and recognition projects. This year they sold 540 donuts and made over $300.

IC NRHH is a chapter of a national organization that recognizes individuals living in residence halls who have been of outstanding service, and who have provided important leadership in the advancement of the residence hall system and/or the Ithaca College community.

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Día Internacional de los Derechos Humanos
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
7-8:30pm Textor 102
Ithaca College

December 10th marks the date that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. This Wednesday, Dec. 10th, we will honor this historic date by unveiling stories that bear witness to U.S. - Latin American relations and the experiences of activism and resistance. 

7-7:45pm Teatro y Fronteras. IC Teatro will will share original works they've written inspired by the Teatro Campesino movement.

7:50-8:30pm Ayotzinapa's 43 missing student activists.

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The IC Amani Gospel Singers held its fall concert on Saturday, November 15 in Emerson Suites. Twelve of the group members performed seven songs that were selected by the members in the student organization.  Some songs featured included "Blessed Assurance," "Expect the Great," and "I Feel Your Spirit." Congratulations to Xavier Edwards, who performed a solo song he chose himself and prepared over the course of the semester.


Amani Gospel Singers is a student-led vocal group on campus  focused on spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ through songs of praise and worship. Individual members and small groups of members have the opportunity to practice pieces on their own and perform in concert as well.

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Do you know someone with MS (multiple sclerosis) or have a close friend or relative who knows someone dealing with MS? Looking to join an organization that positively impacts the IC community? Check out ICMSA (Ithaca College Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Club)! Under the leadership of Julie Donner (President), ICMSA has become a powerful force on campus that brings awareness to the student body on MS (Multiple Sclerosis). Julie, like other members of the organization got involved because someone close to her had been diagnosed with MS and she wanted to know what she could do to help.

 

As an organization, ICMSA is dedicated to raising awareness for MS as well as funding research and supporting community members affected by the disease. Their weekly meetings consist of discussions on why they are members of the organization, how they can fundraise and why it is so important to spread awareness.

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The Fall 2014 Ithaca College photo workshop class is proud to present Plan Z, an exhibition of photographic works, set to open at 133 The Commons, on December 12th, from 5:30-8:00PM.

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George Shank and Randy Laurenson to retire January 5, 2015

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Luca Maurer, program director of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services, presented at the National Sex Ed Conference in Meadowlands, NJ. The Center for Sex Education’s National Sex Ed Conference is the largest gathering of sexuality educators in the world.

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