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Open Letter to the Ithaca College Community:

We, the undersigned continuing full-time faculty in the Politics Department, join our colleagues in other departments in voicing our support for our part-time and contingent colleagues in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College. In the event that adjunct faculty hold a legal strike, the Politics Department will not seek to replace them in order to fill our instructional needs.

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HSHP's Julie Dorsey and Michelle Bradshaw recently published an article titled: “Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Interventions for Lower-Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Systematic Review”.  It is published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy.  The full citation is below:

Dorsey, J., & Bradshaw, M. (2017). Effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions for lower-extremity musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101180030.

 "Don't Retreat. Teach Citizenship" emphasizes the role undergraduate educators can play in cultivating civility, empathy, and civic literacy across the curriculum at a moment when such aptitudes seem in short supply. The commentary draws on insights from the book Citizenship Across the Curriculum (Indiana UP, 2010), co-edited by Smith and his co-authors.


Bill D’Elia, an executive producer and director of the hit ABC television series “How to Get Away with Murder,” has been selected to deliver the main address at Ithaca College’s 2017 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 21. D’Elia graduated in 1969 with a degree in television-radio from the Roy H. Park School of Communications.

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Join the Christian Community Church (CCC) and Rev. Dr. Christopher House for dynamic weekly worship services at Muller Chapel on Sundays from 3pm-4:30pm. Join us this Sunday, January 29 at 3pm, for our Spring 2017 kick-off service with inspirational contemporary gospel music, sacred arts ministry, and an uplifting sermon.

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The Ithaca Insider is taking this semester to focus on rebranding our platform to better serve this community, especially our new and transfer students.

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Monday, January 30, 11:00 a.m. (Register Here)
The session will take place in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, and will last approximately one hour. 
Registration is encouraged, but not required.  Walk-ins welcome!

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Lecturer Katie Ballantyne was a featured presenter at the November 2016 TEDx Chemung River conference.

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In recent weeks, members of the Ithaca College community have expressed concern about the safety and security of our undocumented students, and have asked the college to commit to protecting them. We would like to affirm our commitment to this important principle, and to outline the protections and policies that have long been in place at the college.

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Open Letter to the Ithaca College Community:

We, the undersigned continuing full-time faculty in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, are writing to express our support for our part-time and contingent colleagues in Modern Languages and Literatures and across campus in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College. If, as stated among the IC guiding principles, “we commit to the responsible and sustainable management of natural, human, and financial resources,” we need to ensure that such responsible management of resources includes fair and equitable compensation for all instructors.

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The online submission process for faculty sponsors/students to submit student presentations for the 20th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on March 2, 2017. 

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Thank you to everyone who came out to the MLK Campus Wide Celebration events the past two days, including the School of Music concert, Tuesday’s educational sessions, and the Tuesday afternoon keynote speaker!

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For our third straight year, OSEMA will be offering students the chance to volunteer in three locations around the US as part of the Summer Service Trip Program.


Occurring from May 13 – May 20, Summer Service will take place in Boulder Creek, California, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Acadia National Park.

Students will volunteer with the YMCA Camp Campbell’s Outdoor Education Camp, which is located in the beautiful Redwoods about an hour south of San Francisco.

In Milwaukee, volunteers will help out at the largest urban agricultural center in the United States – Growing Power Inc.

And at Acadia National Park, students will help the National Park Service prepare for another busy camping season on the island!

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The J.J. Whalen Staff Scholar Award Committee is currently accepting scholarship applications for the spring 2017 semester; the deadline for applying is Friday, February 17, 2017

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Submitted on behalf of the Sustainability Coordinator Search Committee

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Want to study abroad or study away? Not sure how it all works? Don't know what your options are?  We can help you figure it out.  Come to one of our upcoming info sessions and get the information you need to make it happen!

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Submitted on behalf of the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship Committee.

As we continue to address the challenges of inclusion, cultural fluency, and global citizenship and what they will mean for Ithaca College, we invite you to save the date - Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge - and to participate in conversations that matter.

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As we start the spring 2017 semester I wanted to provide you with some updates from Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS).

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

We wanted to provide members of the Ithaca College community with a brief update on the status of contract negotiations between the college and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) representing part-time, per-course faculty.

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Jeff Cohen be joining a post-screening Q&A with filmmaker Jen Senko, who directed this documentary on the rise and impact of rightwing media.  The film dissects the misinformation spewed for decades by Fox News and conservative talk radio that has given rise to more than a few Trump voters.  Cohen is interviewed in the movie, along with other media critics, plus a couple dozen individuals representing the millions of families and extended families that have been split up after a family member became a devotee of conservative media.    

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