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IC I Capture's Photography Exhibit

Contributed by Sarah Furie on 04/14/2011 

Come see what we see at IC I Capture's Photography Exhibit!

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Attention All Supervisors

Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 04/14/2011 

As was introduced at the All College Meeting in January, ongoing meetings will be held to support, develop and inform our supervisors. It is an expectation that all supervisors attend. The first of these meetings will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, from 8:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., in the Emerson Suites.  This being the first meeting, we’d also like to identify topics for future gatherings.

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Untold Narrative: Discover Progress is running because we want to help represent
YOUR voice on campus.

President – Elma Borcilo
Vice President of Business and Finance – Didi Shum
Vice President of Campus Affairs – Nate Hemingway
Vice President of Academics – Jon Wright
Vice President of Communications – Courtney Brown
Senate Chair – Tariq Meyers

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is now accepting nominations for the 2011 ALANA Senior Awards. All staff, faculty, and students of Ithaca College are encouraged to nominate deserving ALANA graduating seniors.

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IC staff and faculty are invited to be chaperones for wine tours during Senior Week.  This will be an all-day commitment (10am-4pm) on Monday, May 16.  Each bus tours four wineries, with lunch included for chaperones!  Two (2) chaperones are needed on each bus, for approximately 20-30 students on each bus.  Pair up with your favorite staff or faculty member to fully enjoy this experience!

You may choose from the following:
Monday, May 16: Seneca Lake
Monday, May 16: Cayuga Lake

This experience is on a first-come, first serve basis!  Please e-mail Jen Walsh, senior class advisor, at jwalsh@ithaca.edu if you would like to volunteer.

Departmental Adobe Purchases

Contributed by Rick Watson on 04/14/2011 

On April 11th, Adobe announced the upcoming release of Creative Suite 5.5, slated to begin shipping in May.

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UPSTATE NEW YORK PREMIEREEven the Rain is a narrative feature film that chronicles a filmmaker who goes to Bolivia to make a film about Columbus in the New World, and encounters the indigeneous people dealing with the Cochabamba water issues.  Casting director and IC alum Rodrigo Bellott will be on hand for the post-screening discussion.

ONLY TWO SCREENINGS AT CINEMAPOLIS: 

THURSDAY APRIL 14  7:20
SATURDAY  APRIL 16 7:10

Use your FLEFF pass, or $9.50 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens.

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We had 47 First time donors, Thank you so much for being brave and steping up to donate. Thank you to all our returning Blood Donors too!!! Without ALL of you we would not be so sucessfull. We collected 166 successful donations, 36 Double Reds and 130 regular units.

!!!!!!!THANK YOU  SO MUCH!!!!!!!

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions, was ranked #2 on the 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® list, affirming its position as a benchmark employer in leveraging diversity and inclusion expertise as a competitive advantage in business. This year 535 companies applied to be evaluated by DiversityInc.

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Muller Chapel

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As part of a panel that explored ways in which to use new technologies to enhance student learning, Prof. Cornwell spoke about the importance of using technology intentionally in ones teaching with a keen eye towards its role in reaching clearly defined student learning outcomes.  She also provided examples of how the technology can advance learning and enrich the educational experience in important ways.

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April Work/Life Line: Hypertension

Contributed by Alison Bowman on 04/14/2011 

Hypertension, also known as High Blood Pressure, affects 74 million Americans. This includes teenagers and children. Hypertension is the most common cardiovascular disease, and is the leading cause of stroke and a major cause of heart attacks. While the numbers are grim, the good news is it’s manageable and in some cases curable. It is important to be aware of your blood pressure, the causes/risk factors, and steps you can take to prevent hypertension.

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Is a vanpool in your future? With gas prices hovering at the $4 per gallon mark, vanpooling might provide you with that convenient transportation option that could save you a carload of money!  TODAY, come to one of four information sessions to discover whether vanpooling to work or school is right for you!

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Every Voice Matters is the title and theme of a video being made about suicide prevention and the importance of reducing the stigma that keeps students from seeking counseling when needed.  If your voice matters and you want to be recorded, look for the film crew Friday morning after 10:30 at the Send Silence Packing exhibit on the Academic Quad (rain location: Emerson Suites).  

Question prompts include:

  1. Why does your voice matter regarding the importance of suicide prevention?
  2. Why does your voice matter regarding others (or yourself) seeking counseling when needed?
  3. What are your thoughts about the exhibit, Send Silence Packing?

Your Voice Matters!

 

Questions and requests for accommodations should be directed to LeBron Rankins, lrankins@ithaca.edu.

We have a new logo and new apparel such as pinnies.  Please visit: http://www.pspunlimited.com/category_s/49.htm to check them out!  The catalogue is available until THIS FRIDAY, April 15.

 The Student Activities Center serves as the headquarters for several student organizations. Student organizations that apply, may be chosen to use designated space in the Student Activities Center  for one year, provided they adhere to policies and procedures, demonstrate they are using the space effectively, and help maintain the professional culture in the space.

 

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Ithaca has great opportunities coming up quickly for all of you Jazz Fans!  Mark your calendars now so you won’t miss any of these unique opportunities!

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Carl St.Clair, the well-known Music Director of Pacific Symphony, is conducting classes at both Ithaca College and Cornell University, April 12-16, 2011. The workshop will include score study sessions, conducting sessions with two pianos, conducting sessions with string quartet and piano, conducting sessions with Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra and Cornell Symphony Orchestra, and video review.

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Then you gotta join Ithaca College's newest student organization, IC Food Allergy Awareness Club!

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The Ithaca College Ballroom Dance Team hosted their second annual Dancing with the Stars competition and fund raiser this past Saturday, April 9th.

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