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Three free concerts by faculty and two by students will be offered by the Summer Piano Institute.  All will take place in the Hockett Family Recital Hall

On Saturday, July 3 at 3pm, Nathan Hess will present a recital of music by Haydn, Shchedrin, Chopin, and Ginastera.  He will be joined by Deborah Martin for John Corigliano's "Gazebo Dances."

Charis Dimaras will be joined by other artists for an evening of collaborative music on Wednesday, July 7 at 7:30, and John White will give a recital of jazz on Thursday, July 8 at 7:30.

The student participants will perform in two separate recitals:  Friday, July 9 at 7:30, and Saturday, July 10 at 10am.

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Professor Ron Jude will give a presentation about book publishing on Thursday, July 1st at 12:00pm. He will be signing copies of his book Other Nature at Art Book VSW following his talk.

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Five Residence Directors will be departing IC this summer.

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Four Graduates of the Therapeutic Recreation Major are Members of the New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association's 2010 Board of Directors. 

 

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Reorganization In Facilities

Contributed by Lisa Belokur on 06/25/2010 

You may have noticed over the past few months there have been some significant changes in Facilities.  In addition to what has been posted in Intercom by Rick Couture on June 14th we have also been doing some reorganizing that we hope will help utilize our talents better and save the college time and money. 

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Starting June 28th, hurry into IC Square to get your hands messy with our new Mediterranean wings and Rosemary fries!

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Ithaca College finished in 22nd place in the final standings for the Learfield Directors' Cup. The standings for the Directors’ Cup (formerly known as the Sears Cup) are determined by a school’s finish in NCAA playoff competition in selected sports.

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I’m pleased to announce that the Operations and Catering Director positions have been filled. 

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Join Jason Hamilton on a guided walk of our own backyard! Come learn about the plants and animals of South Hill right here on Ithaca College's campus.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 06/25/2010 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Michael McCall and Stephen Sweet and Vice President Carl Sgrecci.  For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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PRW Hawk Update

Contributed by Nancy Kotmel on 06/25/2010 

Earlier this week the one remaining fledgling was spotted on campus with an injured eye. It also appeared that he was no longer accepting food.

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Designing a course that will be offered fully online for students who are doing distance learning? ITS encourages you to attend a special new workshop in the TLC (room 101 Friends Hall) on Monday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm called "Blackboard: Building Online Courses." This training is also suitable for instructors who simply need an introduction to Blackboard. If you are interested in participating, click the link below to register instantly online.

Blackboard: Building Online Courses

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The Environmental Studies and Sciences Department’s Jason Hamilton recently returned from a week-long tracking and nature awareness course funded by a grant from the I.C. Instructional Development Fund. The Tracker School, located in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens, was founded in 1978 by Tom Brown Jr, America’s most renowned tracker and wilderness survival expert.

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Congratulations to the Toastmasters members who were recently elected as officers of the Ithaca College Toastmasters Club for 2010-2011. 

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Once again, Park School students show they know how to make a good film -- and do it quickly. Invited for the third consecutive year to participate in student filmmaking competition at the Lake Placid Film Forum (listed one of the top 25 coolest film festivals in the country by MovieMaker Magazine), Dave Reynolds '11, Jeff Picarello '10, David Gelb '10 and Michael Sutter '11 won the Audience Choice Award for the film "Escape."  

With a 24-hour window, the team scripted, shot and edited an eight-minute original film that included required elements such as a renowned downtown Lake Placid storefront and two Mark Twain quotes. Competing against four other invited schools -- Syracuse, SUNY Purchase, RIT and Burlington College -- the entries were screened in front of a live audience and before a panel of judges. The audience cast their votes choosing Team Ithaca for the Audience Choice Award for the second time in three years.

 

 

Please be advised that IC Square Food Court will be closed Monday, July 5th in observance of the July 4th Holiday.

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Professors William Harris Ressler and Scott R. Hamula, Department of Strategic Communication, and Wenmouth Williams Jr., Department of Television-Radio, published research titled "Baseball Teams, Radio Stations and Corporate Social Responsibility" in the spring 2010 issue of the International Journal of Integrated Marketing Communications (IJIMC). Their paper examines the synergistic outcomes that can develop when professional baseball teams, local radio stations, corporate sponsors, and benefiting nonprofit organizations work together in a cause-related marketing relationship.

The IJIMC is devoted to the dissemination of information about the teaching and practice of the range of disciplines under the umbrella of integrated marketing communications, including direct/interactive marketing, database marketing, public relations, advertising, sales promotion, and other forms of promotional communications for both for-profit and not-for-profit entities and about how they can be integrated for more effective results.

Associate Professor of Politics Naeem Inayatullah served as a Visiting Scholar at the International Relations Institute, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, May-June 2010. He participated in a roundtable titled "The Fate of Critique in International Relations Theory," offered an undergraduate workshop "The Political Economy of the Third World," and a graduate seminar "Inequality in World Politics."

Windows XP instructor stations in eClassrooms will work a little bit differently for the 2010-2011 academic year.

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Arhlene A. Flowers, assistant professor in the Department of Strategic Communication, will present a paper on June 25 at the International Communication Association's annual conference in Singapore. The paper, on virtual junk food playgrounds, is included in a session on Virtual Worlds for Children: Salient Issues, Diverse Methods, International Perspectives. The research paper was in collaboration with Katalin Lustyik, assistant professor in the Department of Television-Radio.

The International Communication Association (ICA) is an academic association for scholars interested in the study, teaching, and application of all aspects of human and mediated communication. 

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