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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 10/14/2016
So you made it to sophomore year, now what? Have you thought about internships yet? Is it too early to network with alumni? You may have been asking these types of questions, or maybe you haven't thought much about career planning yet. This student selected workshop will prepare you to create a resume, network with alumni and others, and provide information on searching for and obtaining an internship.
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 10/14/2016
Find out more about how to use IC Mentor Connect, the Alumni Directory, and the IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about networking etiquette and important strategies around utilizing these networking tools to make connections.
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 10/14/2016
Professor Doug Turnbull (Computer Science) was recently awarded an NSF Information & Intelligent Systems grant for $100,000. The grant focuses on using user preference information that is collected from his MegsRadio.fm personalized radio app to improve media recommendation algorithms.
This grant will primarily be used to support undergraduate research at Ithaca College over the next three years. Details can be found at:
This is a collaborative grant with Professor Thorsten Joachims who was awarded $400,000 to support graduate research at Cornell University.
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Contributed by Dylan Schoch on 10/14/2016
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Politics, featured for work on U.S.-Taiwan relations and Obama's foreign policy pivot to Asia.
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Timed Spaces in the Visitor Lot
Four 30 minute timed spaces have been added to the Visitor Lot for use by faculty, staff and student in need of short term parking to go to Peggy Ryan Williams Center.
Eastern Campus Visitor Spaces
Visitor parking has been added in M-Lot to provide some options for visitors wishing to park on the eastern end of campus. These spaces will be located near the outdoor pool and in the circle at the lower entrance to Glazer Arena. Visitors will need to stop by the A&E Center desk to obtain a permit to park in these spaces.
Contributed by Teri Reinemann on 10/13/2016
Steve Gorn, ethnomusicologist, world traveler and performing musician presents a series of events that are free and open to the public.
Sponsored by Hospicare and Palliative Care Services in partnership with the Ithaca College School of Music and the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute. No reservations are required.
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 10/13/2016
So you know you should have a LinkedIn profile, but aren’t quite sure how to maximize its use as a networking and branding tool? Come to this session to learn how to make your LinkedIn profile impressive, navigate the site efficiently, effectively use it to connect with professionals in your field of interest, and even find alumni mentors.
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Submitted on behalf of Marc Israel, Assistant Provost for Finance and Administrative Operations:
Faculty are encouraged to take advantage of the internal funding initiatives housed within the provost’s office.
Academic Challenge Funding
Academic Mini-Grant Funding
The deadlines are as follows:
Fall Selection Process: November 1st Deadline (for grants whose funds must be used between December 1 and May 31).
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Tuesday, October 18th from 8:00am through 12:00pm in Emerson Suites, Ithaca College will be holding our annual Point of Dispensing (POD) for all faculty, staff, and students to receive a free flu vaccination.
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Contributed by Chris Pollock on 10/13/2016
IC alumni, family, and friends are invited to a special presentation at the State Theatre by Lightwire Theater — and can get a special discount on tickets!
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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Ithaca College faculty and staff members have the opportunity to enjoy many perks that come with working for the College. These include access to our recreational facilities, discounts on tickets, transportation options, and more!
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Contributed by Nancy Law on 10/13/2016
Ithaca College and Cornell University unite to sponsor the 2nd annual SToPP event.
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Contributed by Helene Larin on 10/12/2016
We are looking for infants who will soon turn 5 months, born within 3 weeks of due date, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees, and are developing typically.
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Contributed by Alicia Swords on 10/12/2016
You are invited to a public presentation by Angel Alvarez, an agricultural engineer and community development practitioner from San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. Alvarez will speak about development work in rural and indigenous communities in the region.
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Harmony Bridge Music Program(TM) comes to Longview and to Ithaca College's Music and Lifelong Learning Symposium (Keith Kaiser, Music Education Department, and colleagues)
Contributed by Keith A Kaiser on 10/12/2016
Created by Michael Levine, of the Dallas Brass, Harmony Bridge(TM) is designed “to connect public school band musicians with seniors in retirement homes and communities.” Through a carefully developed and sequenced curriculum, public school-age children are provided the skills and resources to rehearse, predominantly independently, and perform in small ensembles, for residents of area senior communities utilizing “music of their time.”
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 10/12/2016
Wednesday, October 19, 8:30-10:00 am
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Lecture by Col. Michael J. Hertzendorf '89, of the 82nd Airborne Division, to Be Streamed Live Online
Contributed by Chris Pollock on 10/12/2016
Ithaca College is pleased to invite you to hear a free talk by Col. Michael J. Hertzendorf '89 on Monday, October 17. He will speak on leadership in a presentation titled "Curiosity: Not Why You Want People to Follow You."
Col. Hertzendorf, a 1989 graduate of IC's School of Business and a master aviator in the U.S. Army's aviation branch, has extensive combat experience in Afghanistan and Iraq. He has held numerous leadership and command positions in the army's 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. He is currently chief of staff for the 82nd Airborne Division, among the most elite organizations in the U.S. Army.
You are invited to either attend in person or watch live online at livestream.com/CCES. No RSVP is required. Archived video of the presentation will be posted online within a week after the lecture.
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