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Due to the increase in activity in Human Resources this month, our Weight Watchers meeting is being relocated on February 9th to the large conference room (PRW 137) behind the Admissions reception desk in Peggy Williams Center.

 

Please refer to the Intercom story dated 2/4/2016 for more information about our WW meetings...and join us!

Click here to view Plum Benefits February Entertainment Guide featuring offers from Walt Disney World ResortUniversal OrlandoSeaWorld Orlando and more.

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The first weekend of the spring semester was an exciting time for game developers at Ithaca College. The Global Game Jam, taking place from January 29th to the 31st, took place at event sites in 93 countries all over the world, including at Ithaca College.

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Leigh Ann Vaughn presented a poster co-authored with Emma Hayden (Psychology BA, 2015). This poster included Ms. Hayden’s honors thesis research, and it was about psychological need support, regulatory focus, and self-compassion.

 

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Ellie Fulmer, Assistant Professor of Education, recently published an article in Dragon Lode, the children’s literature journal of the International Literacy Association. The piece, titled, “Swimming with Flotsam: Peri-Postmodernism and the Postmodern Picturebook” explores a new subgenre of postmodern children’s literature, what she calls, “peri-postmodernism.” The article centers on the chief tenets of this subgenre, as explored through the responses of early adolescents, using David Wiesner’s award-winning text Flotsam (2006) as a case study.

The Department of Writing's Handwerker Reading Series invites you to come celebrate creative writing on campus with fiction readings by Asst. Professor Linda Godfrey and sophomore Writing major Khin Chan Myae Maung, to be followed by Stillwater Magazine's open mic reading event, all starting at 6:00pm in the Handwerker Gallery (Gannett Center) on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

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The Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents the third production in their series of Shakespeare's history plays.

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Here’s a practical webinar that gives you step-by-step advice for developing a set of skills that will guide you to success in your management career. You’ll gain tips and advice for managing your employees, organizing a productive team, and delivering results.

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Take advantage of the semester's first few weeks of concerts at the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; some highlights are featured below.

More than 30 web-streamed performances are available live and on demand this semester at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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Dave Gondek (Biology). “Local professor weighs in on Zika outbreak”. Ithaca Journal. February 3, 2016View the PDF here.

Photo by Kelsey O'Connor

 

Biology Seminar: February 11

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/04/2016 

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Sarah Refi Hind, Boyce Thompson Institute

"The tomato receptor FLAGELLIN-SENSING 3 perceives flgII-28 and activates immune signaling"

February 11   
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

The Office of Human Resources invites you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of the hiring manager.

Topics for this training session address important components of an inclusive search and selection process: beginning with building diverse pools, navigating the hiring system, assembling your search committee, inclusivity in the selection process, crafting interview questions, the on-campus visit through onboarding for success.

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The 7th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us for this annual event that explores and celebrates the notion of community and diversity. This year’s event promises to be really special as we explore the topic of Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Higher Education, our guest speaker is Dr. Derald Wing Sue.

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The members of the Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) invite you to attend our monthly meeting, on Tuesday, February 9th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., in the Cayuga Lake Meeting Room, Campus Center, and participate in a presentation and discussion regarding multi-cultural adoptions, facilitated by Emily Quinn, Clinical Health Studies, Class of 2016, DAC Member.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to congratulate the following junior and senior students who were selected to receive the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership this year. The award is given to students who excel academically, perform service to the College community and nation, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment. They will be recognized in this year's publication of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.  Please welcome us in congratulating these students!

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(Posted on behalf of Weight Watchers At Work Leader Samarra Mbenga)

We meet in Peggy Williams Center EVERY TUESDAY in Room GLO54 at 12:30pm (12:15 weigh in). 61.6 pounds were lost by IC WW members in January! 

FREE GIFTS FOR NEW REGISTRANTS!

New registrants (currently not a registered member) will receive a redemption coupon to receive one "Fresh and Easy" cookbook, one WW tote bag and one set of two (2) portion plates! 

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The Office of Marketing Communications is excited to invite current Ithaca College employees as well as May 2016 graduates who meet the required qualifications to apply for the position of Multimedia Developer.

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Did you know that your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help you with legal and/or financial help?!

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February 9, 10:30-11:00 am
From your office or home, simply log in here to join the learning.

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New at Educational Technology Day in 2016 are the “Lightning Round Presentations.” In this 50 minute session there are 8 - 9 speakers who each share their technology projects in only 5 minutes.  We are inviting faculty and/or students to participate on March 24 in the block from 1:10 - 2:00 pm.  Topics can be related to educational technology or technology applications in your disciplines. 

Please email Marilyn Dispensa (mdispensa@ithaca.edu) if you are interested in participating.

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