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 Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $4 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate! Tonight and tomorrow, Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $4 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $4 to the cost of your dinner.

Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.

Questions? Reply to this post or contact the number below.

 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Rachel Marks at rmarks@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-5899. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Faculty, Staff, and Students:

One of the goals of Healthy People 2020 is to reduce the number of new cancer cases as well as the illness, disability, and death caused by cancer. Yet, cancer remains a leading cause of death in the United States, second only to heart disease. Several factors are involved in the development of breast cancer occurrence including the exposure to estrogen and estrogen-like substances in our environment. 

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It’s a Good Life will be given “new life” as a theatrical piece that incorporates puppetry, live performance, installation art, and animation.

Based on the classic short story and Twilight Zone episode, It's a Good Life has been adapted and directed by Dan Jones, Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts alumni, and will feature a puppetry team led by Chava Curland, another Ithaca College graduate.

Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9
8:00 p.m.
The Studio (Center Ithaca, old Cineampolis space)

This is an satellite event to the Ithaca College Rod Serling Conference, which takes place in Los Angeles this year.

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Department of Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Wendy Dann’s short play “Brother Love” has been accepted for publication in the winter 2014 issue of Stone Canoe: a journal of arts, literature, and social commentary for Syracuse University. Professor Dann will attend a launch celebration and award presentation on January 18, 2014 in Syracuse, NY.

Hersey Egginton, Director of the ICNYC Program, will be on campus for the Spring 2014 Program Orientation on Friday, November 8. The ICNYC Program, an IC20/20 initiative, offers semester-long internship experiences and academic courses in midtown-Manhattan for students from across the College.

Mr. Egginton would welcome the opportunity to meet with faculty or students between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in CHS 214. Please stop by to say hello, ask a question, or share a cup of coffee in conversation with Mr. Egginton. Former ICNYC students are encouraged to check-in.

Submitted on behalf of Provost Marisa Kelly:

Plans for uniting the physical therapy program on South Hill are progressing on schedule, and I wanted to provide the campus community with an update on how that move will prompt some additional moves by other programs and operations.

As you may remember from our June announcement, we were able to take advantage of the renovation work already underway in Hill Center to include construction of the cadaver and movement analysis laboratories in that project. We are well into the construction design phase for those labs, which will be used not only by our physical therapy students and faculty, but also by other programs in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance and elsewhere at the college.

As planned, students currently in the physical therapy program will remain in Rochester through the end of the summer of 2014, with the new facilities opening for the 2014–15 academic year.

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IC Mock Trial competed along with 18 other teams this past weekend at the annual Colgate Classic, and Freshman Samantha Shaffer and Sophomore Nate Spilman won individual honors. 

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92 WICB walked away with two first place awards in the College Broadcasters, Inc. National Student Production Awards.

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The film Bury My Heart With Tonawanda features a story of the Seneca Nation taking in a young man with Down Syndrome when he was rejected by his own society.

Michael Bastine (Algonquin), author of Iroquois Supernatural will introduce the film at 7pm on Wed. Nov. 6th in Textor 103.

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Submitted on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance.

Ithaca College recently completed an Effectiveness and Affordability review which identified a number of processes that were recommended for a more in depth review in an effort to identify potential gains in efficiency and application of industry best practices.  One such area that was identified is that of the College’s current purchasing processes.  In light of this information the College has decided to take a more in depth look at its current purchasing processes and compare them to current industry best practices and assess how strategic sourcing would benefit Ithaca College and what would be involved to move the College in that direction.

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The eleventh annual Veterans Day Celebration will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, November 7, 2013, in Ford Auditorium in the Whalen Center for Music. Members of the Ithaca College community are encouraged to join in the college salute to those who serve, or have served.

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Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents Paula Vogel's Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief. 

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The School of Music is pleased to highlight an upcoming performance by the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra  (CCO) as part of their 2013-2014 season.

November 9, 2013
8:00pm (7:15pm Pre-concert Chat)
Ford Hall, Ithaca College

Program
KAUFMAN: Composers Showcase Selection #2
MILHAUD: La création du monde, Op 81a
HONEGGER: Pastoral d'été, H. 31
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring

Zachary Schwartzman, guest conductor

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 THE LIBRARY won Best of Show by a landslide in the pumpkin competition this year. An award ceremony is being planned to present the winner’s trophy. The event was sponsored by Staff Council to raise money for the Ithaca College Caring and Sharing Fund.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to provide assistance to IC families faced with financial hardships. Applications are being accepted through Nov. 11th for Thanksgiving assistance. For more information, please contact the Caring and Sharing Committee Chair,Michelle Rios-Dominguez.

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Submitted by Marisa Kelly, Provost

Please join me on Thursday, November 7 for the second Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.  Dr. Todd Schack, Department of Journalism, will be presenting “The Art of War:  Graphic Journalism & the Representation of War.” 

Professor Schack completed a MA in Communications at Colorado State University in 1996, and a PhD in Media Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2006.  His research interests mainly reside in the fields of: Literary/Narrative Journalism; Media and Journalism History; Graphic Non Fiction/Comics Journalism; Media Representation of the Wars on Terror and Drugs. 

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Monday, November 11, 2013
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch), Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Steven S. Volk, Director of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (CTIE) at Oberlin College.

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Do the summer orientation informational sessions on the ICC seem like they were a million years ago?

Has the prospect of registering for spring classes made you question what you thought you knew about the ICC or brought up new questions?

Do you want to know more about possibly changing your ICC theme?

  

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On Thursday November 7 at 4PM, Nuyorican Poet Urayoán Noel will be visiting Ithaca College for an event in Textor 103 titled: A Diasporous Poetics: A Talk and Bilingual Performance by poet Urayoán Noel

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Spring 14 Technology Renewal questionnaire notices have been sent to all guardians and area coordinators, and should be completed by November 15, 2013.

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The Division of Institutional Advancement is profoundly saddened to share the news of the recent death of former staff member Anita Costa '06, who passed away on October 31 following a brief illness.

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