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Katharyn Howd Machan, Professor in the Writing Department, has been selected as the 2015 National Award Winner for City Works Journal in San Diego.

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Smiddy Hall is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and April 24th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the building will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status. This expected completion will mark the eleventh building to enter the new updated wireless environment at Ithaca College.

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Hill Center has now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and is complete.  Faculty, Staff and Students using that building should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.

The entire ITS 2015 Wi-Fi project team is excited that we are keeping an aggressive pace and look forward to the next nineteen buildings, as the largest wireless initiative in the school’s history moves along with success. 

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Srijana Bajracharya, Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented a paper at the 7th International Conference on Climate: Impacts and Reponses, in Vancouver, Canada on April 11.

This paper described institutional commitment and initiatives to reduce carbon emission by promoting sustainability positive activities among campus community in order to combat climate change. It highlighted a course that was designed to fit in a newly designed campus wide Integrative Core Curriculum (ICC) Themes, “The Quest for a Sustainable Future & Power and Justice” and Perspectives “Social Sciences and Natural Sciences.” This liberal arts course on holistic health focuses on the environmental sustainability approaches with multi-disciplinary perspectives in order to promote overall wellness and quality of life.

Enjoy an evening out with your children at the IC Family Carnival! Inflated bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, and assorted activities stations will transform the fitness center into a children’s play land. You will want to stick around for the live entertainment, raffles, and snacks!

The event is on Friday, April 24th from 5:30 to 8 pm in the gyms on the lower level of the Fitness Center. Entry is $3 for kids, $5 for anyone over 18, and $16 for parties of 5 or more. Members of IC Student United Way organize and run the Family Carnival. All proceeds benefit the ICSUW's fall grant program, during which funds are allocated to organizations in the Ithaca community.

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Did you know that $3 can help a child in need? Until April 24, Dining Services Retail Locations are taking donations at the registers for the BackPack Program for Food Bank of the Southern Tier. 

You may donate any amount, but if you can spare $3.00, it'll supply a BackPack full of nutritious food for a child who otherwise might not be able to have 3 meals a day over the weekend. 

Donate today at  at Grand Central Café, Food Court, Sandella's Flatbreads, Business School Café, Park Café, and CHS Coffee Cart.

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It’s that time of year again! South Hill Forest Products is hosting our annual Sugar Bush Open House on Saturday, April 18th, from 9am to 2pm. Come on by to see how this student-run business makes its maple and hickory syrup, soaps, salves, and honey, and sustainably ‘farms the forest.’  There will be free pancakes, maple and hickory syrup, live music, face painting, tree identification walks, and wood chopping demonstrations. 

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"Bees Do It (For Now): Biologist’s Research May Lead to Building a Better Vibrator"

Read a press release about Paul's work.

FREE COFFEE, TEA, COOKIES, CHEESE AND CRACKERS!

Now that we’ve got your attention, we’d like to invite you to Stillwater Magazine’s release party and showcase!

Come to Emerson Suites on April 21st from 7-9pm for refreshments, great artwork, and readings of original works by your peers. Stay the full two hours or just pop by! We’d love to have you!

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FREE COFFEE, TEA, COOKIES, CHEESE AND CRACKERS!

Now that we’ve got your attention, we’d like to invite you to Stillwater Magazine’s release party and showcase!

Come to Emerson Suites on April 21st from 7-9pm for refreshments, great artwork, and readings of original works by your peers. Stay the full two hours or just pop by, we’d love to have you!

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On Thursday, April 23, from Noon – 1 p.m., the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise is proud to host the Annual Sustainability in Action Student-Faculty colloquium.

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Understand the financial challenges unique to women, as well as get tailored approaches to saving for retirement, goal setting, evaluating your financial health, and tips to help your money work harder.

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Monday, April 20, 2015, 319 Gannett Center
Dr. Michele DiPietro
, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Kennesaw State University

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Timothy Butterfield, PhD ATC, associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Kentucky, is presenting “Massage à Trois: Uncovering the mechanism of massage efficacy using three research models” on Thursday April 23rd at 7 pm in Hill 104. The talk is free and open to the public.

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I’d like to invite you to the Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra’s final concert of the 2014-15 season. It is a first of its kind collaboration between the Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra, several schools at Ithaca College, a brilliant collection of renowned guest artists, faculty soloists and notable alumni. It should prove to be a very unique and enjoyable evening. There will be two opportunities to see the concert in Ford Hall.       

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Erika Bucior presented a poster at the Northeast Regional American Society of Plant Biologist Conference held at Northeastern University in Boston, MA on  April 11th and 12th.

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The Faculty Handbook Amendment Committee (FHAC) will hold its final information session regarding the committee's draft revision of tenure and promotion policies and procedures. 

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The Spring 2015 Jewish Studies Faculty Showcase Presents 

Dr. Garrett Eisler 

"America's First Holocaust Drama: We Will Never Die (1943)"

Thursday, April 16, 2015
12:10-1pm 
Handwerker Gallery

*Free and open to the public
 

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Are you interested in how eastern, western, and indigenous religions have influenced prison policy and practice?

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Please join us on Wednesday, April 29, from 4:00-5:00 pm, in the second floor atrium of the School of Business for a farewell reception for Interim Dean Jim Simpson and Dr. Athena Zhang.

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