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Dr. Ellie Fitts Fulmer (Ithaca College, Education Department) and Dr. Alesha Gayle (University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education) presented a paper at the Literacy Research Association’s annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. Their paper, titled “LOL? Racial Literacy Through Humor in Teacher Education” explores using racial comedy media in teacher education, using literacy as a lens for understanding more about this practice. Specifically, Fulmer and Gayle focused on students’ hesitation to laugh as an avenue for zeroing in on, and expanding, their racial literacy.

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Bob Sullivan and Tom Pfaff publish essay, Academics as Suburbanites, in Inside Higher Education. You can read the essay here http://tinyurl.com/hsuu3k7

Due to coverage, Career Service's drop-in hours for final exam week will be Monday, December 12 through Thursday, December 15 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Drop-ins will not be available on Friday, December 16.

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Winter Safety Tips

Contributed by Crystal Young on 12/06/2016 

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Submitted on behalf of Tim Ryan, Assistant Director, Environmental Health & Safety

As we head into the winter months, it's important to take precautions against icy conditions. When temperatures drop below freezing, walking from parking lots and building to building can be a dangerous game.

Although Maintenance and Facilities do an excellent job salting and shoveling campus walkways, black ice and icy patches can strike before getting attended to.

Slips and falls are the number one cause of accidents at Ithaca College. Nationally, they cause more than 1,500 deaths and 300,000 injuries per year -- but there are many ways to prevent such accidents. Here is a list of ways to protect yourself:

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With the holiday season upon us, it is a good time to review the college's policies on the safe use of decorations. Please take a moment to read this important information.

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Celebrate the holidays with a gift that really makes a difference. Your donation to the United Way can be that difference to those in our community. 

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Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, and Dale Hudson (NYU-Abu Dhabi) conducted a special workshop on their new book, Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places (2015) with PhD students in cinema studies at New York University on November 29, 2016. 

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 Join Dr. Paula Ioanide on 12/7 at 12pm in Klingenstein Lounge for a conversation on allyship.

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Check out this months' edition of the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Newsletter.

Individuals who had stroke more than 6 months ago are needed for a study investigating the impact of physical therapy on walking and balance. Participants will be randomized to exercise in the water or on land using a treadmill 3 times per week for 4 weeks and will be compensated for their time. Please contact Sarah Fishel at sfishel@ithaca.edu for additional information.

 

 

No Pressure Blood Pressure Testing Locations and Times:

 8:00 am - 9:00 am - CHS, Smiddy, Peggy Ryan Williams Center, Ceracche Center
9:00 am - 10:00 am - Physical Plant, General Services, Public Safety
10:00 am - 11:00 am - Gannett, Whalen Center, Hill Center
11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Dillingham, Job, Friends, A&E Center
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Campus Center, Hammond Health Center, Fitness Center
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Textor, Muller, Bookstore, Williams
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - CNS, Park, Admin. Annex
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Towers, Terraces, Alumni Hall

 

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will host a variety of end-of-the-semester screenings, exhibitions, and presentations to showcase student work.  All events are free. 

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VIC Radio, the Voice of Ithaca College, and WICB, the Station for Innovation, are proud to announce our first ever toy drive!

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Posted on behalf of Janet Williams, Interim VP for Finance and Administration.

Members of the campus community are invited to join our weekly D&I Discussion Circle on Wednesdays at noon in Klingenstein Lounge. Once a month, a guest presenter will join the group to talk about a topic related to diversity and inclusion. Here's our schedule for the next few months:

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IC Circle K, in partnership with Student United Way, will be having our yearly One World Market fundraiser! One World Market will be selling a number of their handmade, fair-trade goods on campus, and a portion of the profits will benefit both student organizations. They can help you prepare for the upcoming Ithaca winter with their array of hats, scarves, and gloves, in addition to help you check some friends and family members off your shopping list this holiday season! The sale will take place in the North Foyer of Campus Center on December 5, 6, and 7, from 9-3 each day.

 

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You are invited to a talk entitled OSIRIS-REx: NASA’s Asteroid Sample Return Mission Target: Carbonaceous Asteroid 101955 Bennu, with Beth Ellen Clark Joseph, Professor & Chair of the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy

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Seasons Eatings, everyone! Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life this Holiday Season? From December 1st through 16th, donations can be made at any of our ten retail dining locations.

All funds raised will go to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program to feed children in Tompkins County. When children from food insecure homes are not in school, often times, they aren't able to eat 3 meals per day. A $3.00 donation will fill a backpack with food for a child in need, helping to bridge the gap over weekends and school breaks. 

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 Employee permits for 2017 will be available to order online beginning Friday, December 2, 2016.

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Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe (PHYS-17500) is a 3-credit, introductory level astronomy course taught from the Natural Sciences perspective and aligned with the Inquiry, Imagination, Innovation and Identities themes. 

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Learn what happens in the biology labs!

Tuesday - Thursday, December 6-8
4:00 p.m.
View the schedule here.

Refreshments beforehand. (3:45-4:00 p.m.) in first floor lobby. 

Everyone is welcome to attend!

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