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Contributed by Suzanne Smith on 12/03/2014
Just a reminder that you are cordially invited to celebrate the accomplishments of our December 2014 graduates at a dessert reception on Saturday, December 13, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites of Phillips Hall.
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Contributed by Sarah Schupp on 12/03/2014
Leadership Weekend applications are now being accepted. All First-Year Students are welcome to apply!
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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 12/02/2014
The Caring and Sharing Committee's Holiday Drive has begun and there are several ways you can help.
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Contributed by David Maley on 12/02/2014
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Harold R. “Bud” Garrity will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Whalen Center’s Hockett Family Recital Hall. Members of the campus and local communities are invited to attend the 11 a.m. gathering, which will be followed by a reception in McHenry Lounge. Garrity died on Oct. 25 in Charleston, South Carolina, following a brief illness.
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Contributed by Paula Ioanide on 12/02/2014
Need to fulfill your ICC Diversity or Gen Ed requirements? Enroll in Winter 2015 Online course CSCR 26100 Watching Race in American Media.
Spend your break watching films and learning about the history of race and representation while getting your requirements out of the way.
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Contributed by David Maley on 12/02/2014
A tech giant, IBM, recently recognized the Division of Enrollment and Communication of Ithaca College as a “Smarter Planet” organization for its leadership in creating dynamic and positive changes in the global education community through smarter use of big data and analytics.
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Webinar New Media Consortium (NMC) On the Horizon> Competition from New Models of Learning + Discussion
Contributed by Wade Pickren on 12/02/2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. (bring your lunch) (Register here)
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Contributed by Karen Emnett on 12/02/2014
Submitted on behalf of Interim Provost Linda Petrosino
It is a pleasure to announce the appointment of Marc Israel as the assistant provost for finance and administrative operations effective December 15, 2014.
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Contributed by Wendy Dann on 12/02/2014
Please join us for a post-performance panel:
Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center.
All are welcome and invited, even if you didn't go to the matinee!
Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 12/02/2014
Did you participate in the red dot/green dot exercise and/or one of the master plan town hall meetings back in October? By sharing what’s important to you and telling us your thoughts about the campus, you helped direct the master planning team’s effort to set priorities and contribute concepts to support the college’s mission and vision over the next decade and beyond.
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For expected delivery of holiday mail and packages by Christmas, the Postal Service recommends keeping the following mailing and shipping deadlines in mind:
· Dec. 2 – First-Class Mail International/Priority Mail International
· Dec. 10 – Priority Mail Express International
· Dec. 15 – Standard Post
· Dec. 17 – Global Express Guaranteed
· Dec. 20 – First-Class Mail/Priority Mail (domestic)
· Dec. 23 – Priority Mail Express (domestic)
School of Music faculty, students, and ensembles to present and perform at upcoming state music education conference
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 12/02/2014
The School of Music has a grand showing at the New York State School Music Association's (NYSSMA) 79th Annual Winter Conference in Rochester, NY. Held from Thursday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 7, the conference attracts an average of 1,800 in-service teachers and college music majors, 890 All-State high school students, and 3000 parents as well as a host of performing groups.
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Contributed by Bonita Ferguson on 12/02/2014
Sherry Deckman’s (Education) work, “Beyond the Numbers: Institutional Influences on Experiences With Diversity on Elite College Campuses,” appears in the current (December 2014) issue of Sociological Forum. The paper, co-authored with Natasha Warikoo (Harvard University), draws on 77 in-depth interviews with students from two elite universities. The paper argues that though the schools have demographically similar student bodies, different institutional approaches can have significant impact on students’ campus diversity experiences and reflects Sherry’s larger research agenda focused on diversity in education.
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Daniel Weller (Anthropology 2012) and David Turkon (Anthropology) coauthor article for Ecology, Food and Nutrition
Contributed by Michael A. Malpass on 12/02/2014
The article, "Contextualizing the Immigrant Experience: The Role of Food and Foodways in Identity Maintenance and Formation for First- and Second Generation Latinos in Ithaca, New York," is based on research that Weller carried out while a student at Ithaca College. Weller's original paper won the prestigious Christine Wilson Award, presented to outstanding undergraduate and graduate student research papers that examine topics within the perspectives of nutrition, food studies and anthropology.
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Writing Professor Catherine Taylor Read and Presents at the University of Warwick, England, and the ACUD Kunsthaus in Berlin, German.
Contributed by Debbi DeWeese on 12/02/2014
Catherine Taylor, Associate Professor in the Writing Department, read from her creative writing in Warwick, England and Berlin, Germany.
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Contributed by Kellie Mooney on 12/02/2014
Please join us to celebrate Dr. Katherine Beissner and her 28 + years of service to Ithaca College. Please stop by Clark Lounge on Thursday, December 11th from 4-6pm to wish her well.
Contributed by Kelly Charnley on 12/02/2014
The Student Accessibility Services office is seeking volunteer proctors for final exam week. If you have time available during the week of December 15 - 19, and can give us a three-hour block of time for proctoring exams, please contact us. Our daily seating times for exam administration are:
7:30 - 10:30 AM
10:30 - 1:30 PM
1:30 - 4:30 PM
4:30 - 7:30 PM
6:00 - 9:00 PM
This may be a good time for you to get some grading or reading done and, at the same time, provide a valuable service to the IC community. If you are interested in helping, please contact Kelly Charnley at email@example.com or at 4-1257 for more information.
Thank you very much for your consdieration.
Contributed by Katie Sack on 12/01/2014
It's officially Holiday Season and what does that usually mean? Gift Giving! Let the BalanceWorks December Newsletter help you avoid over-spending this season!
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