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Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/11/2013
Do you know which former U.S. President has a hearing impairment or what popular rock star has ADHD? Or, that Albert Einstein had Dyslexia, ADD and was very likely on the Autism Spectrum? While it's probably no surprise that Robin Williams has ADD but did you know that Michael Phelps, David Beckham and APL.DE.AP from The Black Eyed Peas also have a disability?
Come and celebrate Disability Awareness Month with Student Disability Services by stopping by our table on Tuesday, October 29 from 10-2 in the Campus Center Lobby.
We'll have games, trivia, give-a-ways and more. And, you'll have the opportunity to step up and pledge to be a Disability Ally.
See you there!
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month is celebrated in October. In observance of LGBT History Month, the LGBT Center website will feature videos highlighting different historical figures who have made a difference in the LGBT community. Visit the LGBT Center website's LGBT History Month Featured Videos section to find a new video each day of October. Here are some figures who will be highlighted in the coming days:
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/11/2013
Cyndy Scheibe, the founder and Executive Director of Project Look Sharp at Ithaca College, was the featured speaker at the Rotary Club’s Sunrise Breakfast. At the event, Scheibe spoke to an audience of business professionals from different fields about media literacy in the world today and the importance of it for children and teens.
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Contributed by Rachel Marks on 10/11/2013
Take a break to enjoy this Friday's seasonal lunch buffet at the Tower Club.
-- 6 Convenient parking spots designated for Tower Club patrons during lunch time.
To reserve your table at the top, call: 607-274-3393.
Hardy Harvest Lunch Buffet
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REGISTER NOW for the Gerontology Institute Workshop “Handling Stress in a Rapidly Changing Environment”
Contributed by Kat Burton on 10/10/2013
The Gerontology Institute Workshop “Handling Stress in a Rapidly Changing Environment” will be held on Wednesday, October 16 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road, Rte. 96B.
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Contributed by Tony Tabone on 10/10/2013
ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Taskstream, Sakai, Web Profile Manager, Excel, and Photoshop from Monday, October 14 through Wednesday, October 16. Note that there are no workshops on Thursday or Friday due to Fall break.
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Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 10/10/2013
We are excited to welcome many of our benefit partners including Aetna, Davis Vision, Ameritas, and TIAA-CREF. If addition, we have IC’s Gerontology Department, the IC Sir Alexander Ewing Hearing Clinic, Recreational Sports, and the Wellness Clinic joining us. As always, Hammond Health Center will be on hand to provide flu shots and cholesterol screening to benefit eligible employees. From the Tompkins County community, we will have the Finger Lakes Independence Center, Ithaca Carshare, Child Development Council, and Way2Go, just to name a few.
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Contributed by Rachel Cullenen on 10/10/2013
Bill Sheasgreen, director of Ithaca College's London Center, is on campus this week to assist with the Spring 2014 London Center orientation activities. The Office of International Programs will host a "coffee talk" reception for him on Friday, October 11, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the ground floor lounge of the Center for Health Sciences (one floor below the Office of International Programs). Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/10/2013
The Office of Human Resources would like to present to faculty, staff, and students our newest Work/Life Mission Series. This semester's Gaining the Edge on Diabetes series explores total diabetes care and wellness through prevention, proper nutrition, and utilizing available resources! Whether you have diabetes or are a caretaker of someone who does, this series is for you!
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 10/10/2013
Friday, October 11, 2013
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Contributed by Brooke Hansen on 10/10/2013
Thursday Oct. 24th in CNS 115 at 7pm.
Anthropology majors will present on fieldwork and study abroad experiences in South Africa (SIT), Ireland (IES) and China (SIT). Students will also present their summer fieldwork and research on forensic anthropology in Washington, D.C. , and archaeological excavations in the Cayuga Lake region.
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Several members of the campus community have asked why there seem to be issues with the Wi-Fi network. Wi-Fi clients, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones rely on wireless access points (APs) to send and receive data.
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Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) gave a keynote, "Challenging violence against women from an Islamic perspective," at the invitation of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women in Toronto, Canada, on October 6. She has also written the foreword to the CCMW's report, Violence Against Women – Health and Justice for Canadian Muslim Women, by the noted feminist lawyer, Pamela Cross.
For more information on CCMW's report, please visit: ccmw.com/violence-against-women-health-and-justice-for-canadian-muslim-women/
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/10/2013
London UK – In June, Cyndy Scheibe of Project Look Sharp presented the organization’s media literacy curriculum lesson for young children at the International Communication Association Annual Conference. Scheibe’s presentation was part of a special extended session on media literacy research and approaches.
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Contributed by Cynthia Stewart on 10/10/2013
Ithaca College Theatre announces the on-sale dates for the final two productions of the Fall – the musical Into the Woods, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine and Mere Mortals by comic playwright David Ives. Tickets for Into the Woods go on sale Monday, October 28 and for Mere Mortals on Wednesday, November 13 through the Ithaca College Theatre Ticket Office located in Dillingham Center
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Contributed by Claire Swensen on 10/10/2013
“Repoliticizing Racial Justice in the Age of Obama” will be the topic of the next presentation in the yearlong Discussion Series sponsored by the Ithaca College Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE).
The talk by Daniel HoSang, associate professor of ethnic studies and political science at the University of Oregon, will be held on Monday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. It is free and open to the public.
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For more information on the CSCRE Discussion Series, please visit: www.ithaca.edu/cscre/discussionseries/
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Contributed by Michael Serino on 10/10/2013
Vanessa Schneider ’07, Geo Media Manager at Google, will present a workshop on “Storytelling with Google Maps” at 4 p.m. Friday, October 11, in room 285 of Roy H. Park Hall.
Storytelling with Google Maps
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