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Contributed by Greg Bostwick on 05/10/2016
As a playwright for the ages, the Bard's work can lend itself to a multitude of interpretations. Check out how IC's Styles of Acting students have updated several Shakespearean scenes with a Generation Y/Z sensibility.
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Contributed by Leslie D'Arcy on 05/10/2016
The offices of Admission, Enrollment Management, Enrollment Planning, Institutional Research and Student Financial Services will be closed on Wednesday, May 11th for a divisional retreat. The Office of Career Services will remain open with drop in hours from 12:30 to 3:30 (with PCAs. Counselors not available).
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf - A Choreopoem by Ntozake Shange
Contributed by Bonita Ferguson on 05/10/2016
Save the Dates: Fall Auditions!! September 3rd and 4th, 2016 - Production: November 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2016 - Community Reading Initiative - throughout Summer/Fall 2016! More details to come in the fall! Production Directed by Associate Professor Cynthia Henderson --- Community Reading Initiative Facilitated by Dr. Nia Michelle Nunn
Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 05/10/2016
(Submitted on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities)
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The Fitness Center opened in August 1999 and there have been over 2.2 million patrons that have come through its doors over the past 16+ years. We are pleased to announce that, following Commencement, the flooring, lighting and paint will be replaced and updated. This exciting renovation will put a brand new face on our facility, which is scheduled to reopen on Monday, July 11th.
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Allergies leave you feeling drained and keep you from having a good night’s sleep. Fortunately, you have access to Teladoc. Our doctors can quickly treat your allergy symptoms through the convenience of phone or video consults.
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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the 2016-17 academic year. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify our Service Desk (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
Please provide the following:
If you need to purchase software after June 1, please provide us with the installation materials by Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
Please note that by semester startup lab computers will come with the following:
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 05/10/2016
Submitted on behalf of Provost Benjamin Rifkin
Please join the Provost's Office in honoring Peggy Termina, Faculty Information Specialist in the Office of the Provost/VPEA, who will be retiring effective May 7, 2016.
During her thirty-three year tenure at IC, she has had a number of responsibilities. Some of these include: coordinating the annual faculty reappointment process; creating and maintaining the official faculty personnel files; coordinating and managing the review processes for the All-College Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee, the Faculty Personnel Appeals Committee and the Grievance Committee; overseeing and coordinating (all non-Board related) Convocation Day events; and serving on the Commencement Planning Committee.
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Assistant Professor of Journalism Anthony Adornato published a paper, Forces at the Gate: Social Media’s Influence on Editorial and Production Decisions in Local TV Newsrooms, in the Electronic News journal. The study reveals that the reliance on social media content has increased the chances that newsrooms will spread misinformation. A third of respondents indicated their stations have reported information from social media that was later found to be false or inaccurate. Despite this, policy has not caught up with practice. One of the more striking findings of this study is, of those newsrooms that have social media policies, nearly 40% said the policy does not include procedures for verifying social media content before it is included in a newscast. Read the study here.
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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 05/10/2016
Turning Technologies has been the centrally supported student response system (a.k.a clickers) for more than 4 years and is used to engage students during class, assess their learning, and for peer instruction.
The vendor will have a representative on campus on Wednesday, May 11th to help current users transition to their newest product, Turning Point Cloud. In addition there will be an overview session for those interested in both polling with clickers and with the companion mobile app, Responseware™.
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Contributed by Cathy Wood on 05/09/2016
The 39th annual Spring Induction Ceremony of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Ithaca College was held on Thursday, March 24, 2016 in Hockett Family Recital Hall. The following students were inducted into the Ithaca College chapter:
School of Business
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*Reminder* Farewell Reception for our Faculty Director of Service-Learning, Pat Spencer, on May 10th from 4:30-6pm in Clark Lounge in the Campus Center
Contributed by Suzanne Smith on 05/09/2016
Faculty, staff, and students--
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Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 05/09/2016
Donathan Brown, Department of Communication Studies, will be the College's next Fulbright Scholar. As part of the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program, he will spend January through May of 2017 at the University of Maribor in Slovenia. He will be housed in the Departments of English and American Studies, teaching and creating curriculum related to his research expertise in race and American public policy. He will give public lectures throughout Slovenia and serve on university committees.
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Contributed by Suzanne Smith on 05/08/2016
Submitted on behalf of the Commencement Committee
As we prepare for our 121st Commencement on Sunday, May 22, 2016, we would like to provide you with some information regarding the academic procession. The procession will form at 8:30 a.m. outside in the academic quad. Please look for the signs indicating where each school should start lining up. The academic procession will begin promptly at 8:50 a.m. and the Commencement ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. All guests will be encouraged to be seated by 8:45 a.m. The procession will be in the order noted below:
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Contributed by John Boccacino on 05/08/2016
Ithaca College's men's lacrosse and softball teams captured Empire 8 postseason championships and automatic qualifiers into the NCAA Division III tournament. Women's lacrosse earned an at-large bid into NCAA's.
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Contributed by Brooke Hansen on 05/08/2016
After many years of working and teaching in Hawai`i, we have decided to permanently relocate there. With a combined 38 years at Ithaca College, we have striven to make an impact on the college and community and realized it is time to move on.
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