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If you are a student who would like to nominate an Ithaca College faculty or staff member for a FYRE Associate for the 2015-2016 academic year, please email Jacqueline Robilotta at with their name and contact information by Wednesday, April 15th.


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Tuesday-Friday 10-12:30 (no class July 3rd).

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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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Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Jonathan Ablard, Associate Professor/History and Latin American Studies Coordinator
Christopher House, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

Moderated by Wade Pickren, Director, and Judith Ross-Bernstein, Assistant Director
Center for Faculty Excellence

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Julia Lapp, Associate Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented at the European Institute of Food History and Food Studies in Tours, France in late March.

The presentation titled "From Schmierkase to Sustainability: New York State Cheese and the Artisanal Cheese Movement" is based on Lapp's current research about New York State cheese manufacture. In her research, Lapp explores the history of cheese making in NYS and interviews contemporary NYS cheese-makers about their work in relation to the development of the regional food system.



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IC After Dark Wants You!

Contributed by Francesca Esce on 04/07/2015 

 IC After Dark, a late-night event planning organization, is accepting applications for the Fall 2015 semester.

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Beatriz Montilla (Spanish), Priscilla Lee (Film, Photography, & Visual Art), and Dr. Sherry Deckman (Education) recently presented a breakout session at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Alumni of Color Conference. The interactive session focused on cultivating cross-racial empathy in race-focused higher education classes and study abroad programs. Beatriz, Priscilla, and Sherry are currently in the process of preparing an article manuscript based on this work.


Peter Martin (Education) recently published his work “Contradictory Reforms: When NCLB Undermines Charter School Innovation” in the journal Current Issues in Education.  By examining how a particular public charter school was transformed in response to the need to improve student scores on state tests, the article discusses how the two most prominent current educational reform efforts act at cross-purposes. 

Jeffery Meyer, Director of Orchestras, conducts and teaches at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and conducts the Erie All-Area Orchestra in Buffalo, New York.

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Habitats Reading: Sorayya Khan's CITY OF SPIES

Sorayya Khan

Book launch of her new novel, City of Spies

Wednesday, April 8
6 p.m.
Handwerker Gallery
Ithaca College

Free and Open to the Public

Sorayya Khan is the author of two previous novels, Noor and Five Queen’s Road. Her work has appeared in several anthologies and literary reviews. She is the recipient of a Fulbright research award, a Malahat Review Novella Prize, and a Constance Saltonstall Artist Grant that took her to post-tsunami Banda Aceh. She lives in Ithaca,  New York.

This reading is programmed by Barbara Adams,  Associate Professor of Writing  at Ithaca College and FLEFF Literary Curator.

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The third of four candidates for the Dean of the School of Business, Roberto Curci, will be on campus this Thursday and Friday April 9-10.

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Join us on the evening of Wednesday, April 8th for the Third Annual Tompkins County Intergenerational Prom! FREE and OPEN to all students and older adults in the community! Bring a friend, volunteer, or just come to dance the night away.

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Biomechanics Guest Speaker

Contributed by Deborah L. King on 04/07/2015 

Laurel Kuxhaus, PhD, Assistant Professor the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University, is presenting on “Biomechanical effects of rotational speed, joint angle, and muscle contraction on elbow stiffness”.  The talk is on Friday April 10th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in Smiddy 325 and is free and open to the public.

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Yes, there is free money out there for many folks! 

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Win a $25 Gift Card

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 04/07/2015 

We know you love being a part of a student organization at Ithaca College, but we want to know what would make you love it even more!  
The link below will lead you to a survey asking questions about multiple aspects of student organization culture here on campus.  All of your feedback will be taken into consideration, and we are hoping to implement some of your suggestions by the end of this school year or by next fall. The survey is completely anonymous, but you can choose to add your email address, which will enter you into a drawing to win a $25 gift card to the IC Bookstore.


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Please join us at the Handwerker Gallery for a talk by John Scott, professor Emeritus,  Florida State University, "Collecting Pre-Columbian Art in the time of the Easbys."  The talk accompanies the exhibit, "As They Saw It: The Easby Collection of Pre-Columbian Art," which highlights the art collection assembled by pre-Columbian art scholars Dudley and Elizabeth Easby in the mid-20th century. 

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 If you have ever been in love, wanted to be in love, lost a love, or wanted a job with more responsibility and security, Shakespeare has a story for you. 


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Performance Review Workshops

Contributed by Jane Ray on 04/06/2015 

April 2015 launched the start of the annual performance review season.  The annual staff evaluation is a key component of the College's performance management process and provides a valuable opportunity for managers and their staff to review and discuss past performance, clarify job duties, set goals and establish expectations for the coming year.  The review process will continue to follow the same overall approach as last year. The main enhancement to the process is the addition of 13 core competency areas for comments and feedback. The College expects that all staff will participate in the process.

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We are a nonprofit on-campus organization that supports media literacy integration into K- College classrooms by providing media literacy curricula and workshops for educators.  Join our team this Fall in Promotions and Marketing or Education to help promote critical thinking and media literacy skills for our diverse international audience.

We accept internships between 1 and 3 credits, and the hours are flexible.

See our Fall 2015 internship descriptions below.

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