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Contributed by Teri Reinemann on 02/08/2017
Ithaca College Aging Studies Fieldwork Instructor Lisa Kendall and Dr. Nancy Kusmaul, University of Maryland, discuss the possible impacts of traumatic experiences as people transition into older adulthood. They describe specific applications of a trauma perspective with elders and what helping professionals might observe in their clients to warrant further assessment. Dr. Kusmaul and Ms. Kendall highlight the distinctive opportunities and manifestations for re-traumatization with the older adult population, and the trauma-informed care implications for organizations and caregivers serving older adults.
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Contributed by Maria Russell on 02/08/2017
Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but eating healthy and being physically active can be the key to a healthier heart. This Valentine’s Day, Exercise Science Students will be coming to your area to take your blood pressure and offer you a heart-healthy gift.
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Srijana Bajracharya presented at the 13th Annual International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability
Contributed by Tati Herold on 02/08/2017
Professor Srijana Bajracharya presented a paper at the 13th Annual International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 19th, 2017.
Srijana Bajracharya, from the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented a paper titled, “A Cross-cultural Assessment of Pro-environmental Behaviors (PEB) from Two Communities: A Pilot Study”. This study was a part of her sabbatical leave activity. The purpose was to pilot test the study and see if the methods including the instrument is adequate. Additional purpose was to see if there is a relationship between individual’s perceptions about themselves and the nature and their pro-environmental behavior with special focus on reducing solid waste and also see if there is a cultural differences between populations living in two countries, London and Tompkins County.
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Eleven Ithaca College students received the “MLK NOW” Award for their above-and-beyond service during the college’s annual MLK Day of Service, which concluded a week of educational workshops and performances. The “MLK NOW” Award is given to one student from each volunteer group who demonstrates servant leadership and exceptional teamwork. The winners are voted on by the members of their group.
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Contributed by Mara Baldwin on 02/07/2017
Please join us at the Handwerker Gallery for Rhonda Vanover's Exhibiting Artist Talk on Thursday, February 9, at 6 p.m.. The artist will contextualize her current work on display at the Handwerker (exhibition summary below) within the greater arc of her studio practice, ongoing research, and professional career. Q & A to follow.
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Advancing Sustainability Initiatives Across the Campus and Curriculum: Lunch, Presentation, and Discussion
Contributed by Greg Lischke on 02/07/2017
Submitted on behalf of the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 02/07/2017
Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services
On Thursday, March 23rd at 10:00 AM in the Klingenstein Lounge Alex Freeman from the New Media Consortium, will be sharing insights from the 2017 NMC Horizon Report, which will have just been released a few weeks before Ed Tech Day. The internationally recognized NMC Horizon Report series and regional NMC Technology Outlooks are part of the NMC Horizon Project, a comprehensive effort established in 2002 by the NMC that identifies and describes important developments in technology likely to have a large impact over the coming five years in education around the world. This particular edition focuses on trends, challenges, and developments in technology disrupting global higher education.
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Contributed by David Maley on 02/07/2017
From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.
The Ithaca College bargaining team is disappointed to hear of the part-time, per-course faculty union’s announcement that it plans to conduct a strike authorization vote on February 13 and 14. Significant and meaningful progress has been made to date in the negotiations for a part-time faculty contract. There is a planned bargaining session with a federal mediator set for February 21 to discuss the college’s most recent wage proposal, as well as another bargaining session with the mediator scheduled for February 24.
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CSCRE DISCUSSION SERIES PRESENTS: "YOUTH, RACE, AND SURVEILLANCE: STUDENT "SUCCESS" IN A PUNITIVE SCHOOL: THURSDAY, 2/9/17, AT 6:00 PM IN KLINGENSTEIN LOUNGE
Contributed by Penny Bogardus on 02/07/2017
IC Sociology's Assistant Professor, Jessica Dunning-Lozano's presentation explores the extension of punitive policies into the school lives of marginalized black and Latino children. Additionally, how disciplinary practices and procedures in punishing schools constitute "disciplinary technologies" devoted to the transformation of students deemed "culturally deficient" by school authorities.
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Contributed by Terrie Miller on 02/07/2017
Donathan Brown, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, recently served as an expert commentator on the news radio program, Central Time, on Wisconsin Public Radio
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Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/07/2017
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 join us on Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge to participate in Making Excellence Inclusive: Teaching, Learning, and Classroom Climate, a panel presentation and discussion.
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Staff & Faculty workshop: Risk Management and Travel Safety Planning in Short-term Study Abroad Programs
Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/07/2017
The Office of International Programs and Extended Studies (OIPES) would like to invite all staff and faculty interested in taking students abroad to attend our upcoming workshop about the development and planning of faculty/staff-led short-term study abroad programs. The workshop will be held on Friday, February 17, from 3:00-4:30 pm, in the Taughannock Falls Room, Campus Center. Participants are invited to stay for a wine and cheese reception with the workshop facilitator and International Programs staff from 4:30-5:00.
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Contributed by Theresa Johnson on 02/07/2017
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Contributed by Dylan Schoch on 02/07/2017
Please join the History Department for a roundtable featuring members of our Ithaca College community.
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Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 02/07/2017
The Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Circle invites members of the campus community to attend its weekly gatherings on Wednesdays at noon in Klingenstein Lounge. One to two times a month, a guest presenter leads a discussion to take a deeper look at a topic related to diversity and inclusion. During the Wednesday sessions where there are no presentations scheduled, we share reactions to current events and/or discuss presentations and articles that relate to the topic of diversity and inclusion.
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Contributed by Kristin Morse on 02/06/2017
Professor Mike Mooney, along with Kurt Pakan, have deleloped a series of posters for the Cancer Resource Center of Ithaca. Be on the lookout for the posters around town.
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