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Ithaca College has had a very successful partnership with Longvivew, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for more than ten years. There are many opportunities for members of the IC Community to become involved at Longview, including:

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$500 is awarded each semester by the Premed Committee via the Fred Kastenbaum PreHealth Award.

The award is to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as: MCAT, DAT,  OAT, GRE. 

Remember to check the Premed Blog for other events & deadlines.

ICNL Winter Walk this Friday!

Contributed by Emma Hileman on 02/10/2010 

Join Jason Hamilton for a winter walk through our newly created wetlands on South Hill this Friday 12:00-1:30. Meet by the greenhouse outside of CNS. Everyone is welcome!

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The IC Commit-to-Change Program is sponsoring a competition open to ALL IC students for creation of a site-specific sculpture to be installed on the Ithaca College campus. The winning project team will receive the Cradle-to-Cradle Student Environmental Art Award and a check for $1000.

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Jason Hamilton will be heading out for a winter walk through our newly created wetlands on South Hill this Friday 12:00-1:30. Meet by the greenhouse outside of CNS. Everyone is welcome!

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The Ithaca College Caregiver Support Group will meet Friday, February 19, Noon-1:00 p.m. in the Gerontology Institute Resource Room (413 CHS).

 

 

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Have something ... different to say? Good. We want to hear it. The IC Journal is seeking unique student papers concerning race, culture, gender, and ethnicity for its upcoming issue.

 

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Today is Wellness Wednesday!

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 02/09/2010 

Join us today, February 10, in the Cayuga Lake Room of Campus Center
from 12:00-12:50.
Bring Your Lunch. Light refreshments will be served.

Jump Start Your Workout for 2010!
Featuring Sarah Hawkins & Personal Trainers, Fitness Center

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Have you thought about what you are going to wear to your upcoming internship or job interview?  Do you want to stand out from the competition?  Do you know that the first 30 seconds in an interview mean the most?

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Have you set a goal for yourself recently or are you planning to revise an older goal? In a true story provided by www.betterworkplacenow.com, Juli set a goal for herself that yielded life-changing results. No matter around what topic your goals revolve, Juli provides five change-management tips that you may find helpful in achieving your goals.

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Chase the Cold Away!

Need a break from the winter doldrums? Join local IC alumni at the new Corks & More wine bar for fine wine, good conversation, and an oh-so-warming fire.

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Join us for Engaging Communities in Emerson Suites – Thursday, February 11, 2010 – 11:30 a.m. for a bountiful lunch buffet and the powerful stories of not one, but three campus and community leaders from Syracuse University.

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This is a reminder that a test of the Ithaca College Emergency Notification System (ENS) will take place this Thursday, Feb. 11, during the noon hour. It will include a test of the outdoor public address warning system, which features a siren tone and a loudspeaker message. There is no need to take any action in response to the test.

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To accommodate the flower deliveries and Valentine’s goodie packages we expect to receive; the Phillips Hall Post Office will be open for package pick up this Saturday 2/13.

Check your icmailservice account for email notifications that a package has arrived for you and pick it up before 4:00pm

Students and faculty are invited to attend Connect to Your Career Path on February 16, 2010 from 6:00 - 8:00pm in Emerson C.

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For the latest information on the college's Haiti Relief Efforts, please bookmark this site:

http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/osema/blogs/haiti_relief_efforts/

The latest entry details the results of the college's organizational meeting and provides information on how to sign up to work on various proposed programs and fundraisers.

 David Turkon (Anthropology) and Alexander Rödlach of Creighton University, co-edited a special volume of the African Journal of AIDS Research (AJAR). The issue, which is Volume 8, Number 4, is sub-headed Interdisciplinarity and Collaboration in Responding to HIV and AIDS in Africa: Anthropological Perspectives. David was lead author on an article titled Anthropological perspectives on the challenges to monitoring and evaluating HIV and AIDS programming in Lesotho. He was also co-author on an article titled Addressing the HIV/AIDS–food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa. A description of the special volume and citations and abstracts for the articles follow.

 

 

 

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Leigh Hurst, ’92, founder of the "Feel Your Boobies" campaign, will be holding a discussion on Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 pm in Textor 101.

"Feel Your Boobies" is a breast cancer non-profit organization and international campaign focused on spreading this life saving message to young women using unexpected and unconventional methods. Hurst will review the campaign from an academic perspective related to the use of media for motivational and educational purposes. The ever-important role of social media will be highlighted, as well as other guiding principles of the campaign.

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Nomination forms are available in your dean’s office and on the Center for Faculty Excellence website at www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.

The nomination deadline is Friday, March 26, 2010.

Contact Scott Erickson, Chair, Faculty Development Committee, with any questions at 
gerickson@ithaca.edu.


 

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Faculty Excellence Awards

Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 02/09/2010 

The Faculty Development Committee is pleased to invite nominations for Faculty Excellence Awards.

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