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The Whalen Symposium Program  is now available on the website.   

The Whalen Symposium celebrates the tradition of student research and creative activity at Ithaca College.  Come and show your support by attending one or more of the 200+ sessions of student posters, presentations, and performances on Thursday, April 10, from 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM in the Campus Center.

Facebook: JamesJWhalenAcademicSymposium

Twitter: @WhalenSymp_IC

 

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Do you have questions about how Flexible Work Arrangements work for your department? Have you received a request from an employee that you have questions about? Are you considering all options when you review a Flexible Work Arrangement? Let us help you! 

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 This Sunday is Palm Sunday. There will be services at Muller Chapel put on by the Catholic Community during our normal service times at 1PM and 8PM

Effective communication builds strong business and personal relationships. Read the BalanceWorks April Newsletter to learn simple principles that can be applied immediately and will make you a more effective communicator.

The fixIT Shop will temporarily be unable to accept Apple products for hardware repairs starting today, April 8th through Sunday, April 20th at 12:00 pm. Software services such as Data Backup and Data Recovery will still be available during this time. Please visit our website for details on hours, services, and rates at www.ithaca.edu/its/help/fixit. The fixIT Shop will resume normal Apple product repairs on Sunday, April 20th.

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Charles De-Ganga, Biochemistry’14

I am currently interested in general surgery and plastic surgery as specializations are concerned, but I am staying open to all experiences in medical school. I hope to be able to return to my home country of Nigeria to contribute to the betterment of health care system there. Having lived in Nigeria for 18 years of my life, I am well aware of the need for better health care professionals and facilities, and would like to set up a practice there as well.

Benjamin Jung, Biochemistry ‘16

His dream is to become a physician to help people who are suffering from physiological problems.   To learn more about the profession he has travelled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua to volunteer.  He also participated in a program in Thailand that allowed him to do clinical rotations . This experience confirmed his interest and desire to continue to medical school.

Thank you, Dr. Kastenbaum for your support!

Catherine Taylor, Associate Professor of Writing has been granted a six-week residency in Venice, Italy by the Emily Harvey Foundation in order to work on her current manuscript, tentatively titled Inanimate Subjects.
 

Please join H&S Pre-Law and the Ithaca College Alumni Association in welcoming Peter Mayer '70 (School of Business) and Jennifer Lahm '09 (School of H&S) to campus. Mayer and Lahm will share insights and answer questions about their academic and professional experiences at a dinner held in the Athletics and Events Center VIP Room at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 10.

Justice Mayer is a New York State Supreme Court Justice for the Tenth Judicial District, Riverhead, New York, where he presides over civil matters. Lahm is an associate at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP, where she assists with municipal matters. Their discussion will focus on the relationship between a judge and a clerk.

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Saxophonist/composer/arranger Mike Titlebaum, who currently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at the Ithaca College School of Music, recently completed a guest artist residency at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick (Canada).

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Walker's presentation, Music Matters, focused on music advocacy strategies and pitfalls.

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Having received great acclaim, This is My House... has received two Global Music Awards for "instrumental soloist" and "creativity/originality."

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Stephen Sweet’s (Associate Professor of Sociology) article “Do Options for Job Flexibility Diminish in Times of Economic Uncertainty?”  has been accepted for publication in the journal Work, Employment and Society.

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This month, no matter HOW  you commute to work: walking, biking, taking the bus, carpooling, working from home, or driving alone to work, by logging your commute using the free Zimride  Commute Calendar function, you can rack up points and be automatically entered in the Zimride Earth Day Sweepstakes. National sweepstake prizes include Kindle Fire HDs and gift cards from Starbucks and Amazon.com, but we are increasing your chances to win by offering a number of individual prizes just for Ithaca College participants. View complete sweepstakes rules. The contest starts on April 1 and runs through April 30, with prizes awarded in early May.

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Ursula Heinzelmann is a writer and food critic. On Tuesday, April 8th, from 4-5 pm in the Clark Lounge she will be holding a presentation on German food, followed by a tasting of German cheeses. This event is free and open to the public as well.

We are inviting all departments and schools to donate prizes for the "First-Year Friday" raffle!

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  • Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
  • Can you better balance your spending priorities to help you save more for your financial goals?
  • What investment mix and strategy is best for you to increase your portfolio's potential?
  • How do I get started contributing to the College's retirement plan?

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Are you an older adult who is wondering whether to move out of your current home—but aren’t sure what the next step might be? Do you want to downsize and not have your “stuff” control you and your time? Or are you an adult child who wants to help your parents transition out of their home and into a more supportive living environment?

Find the answers to these and other questions at the Senior Housing Expo on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Hotel Ithaca (formerly the Holiday Inn) at 222 S. Cayuga St., Ithaca. The Expo will feature over 20 housing providers and facilities, as well as speakers about senior housing options and downsizing. This free event is sponsored by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and the Tompkins County Office for the Aging.

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City Year is an education focused, nonprofit organization located in 21 cities in the U.S.  15 Ithaca College alumni from the Class of 2013 currently work with City Year!

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Chinese Sports

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 04/07/2014 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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