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New England College of Optometry Informational Meeting

THURSDAY, October 22
12:10-12:55 p.m., CNS 115.   

A representative will outline their graduate program pre-requisites and discuss career opportunities in the optometry profession. Learn about:

ü  community service
ü  business opportunities
ü  R & D opportunities
ü  good income
ü  flexibility
ü  continuous need
ü  world-wide application

Sponsored by the Premedical Society.

This visit is also supported by substantial help from the English Department, the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies (DIIS), Honors Program, and the South Asian Studies Program at Cornell.

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Bisexuality in the Media

Contributed by Heather Mueller on 10/13/2009 

Have you heard a lot about bisexuality in the media? Or do you think it non-existent. Whatever your opinion, let's discuss it!  Next Spectrum Meeting: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 from 6-7PM in Williams 317

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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, events and performances that happen on our campus.

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Baritone Brad Hougham in Recital

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 10/13/2009 

Brad Hougham will present a free recital at 7 pm on Monday, October 19 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  He will be joined by pianist Diane Birr for a program including Mahler's Rückert Lieder, Gerald Finzi's "Let Us Garlands Bring," Histoire naturelles by Maurice Ravel, and other works.


I am pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees decided at their fall meeting last week to create two new endowed funds for the benefit of faculty and staff at Ithaca College. One of these endowments will provide funding for faculty professional development and the other will provide funding for staff professional development as well as for one time merit awards for exceptional performance.    

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Naeem Inayatullah, of the Department of Politics, attended the 41st annual meeting of the International Studies Association (Northeast region) in Baltimore on October 2-3, 2009.

Professor Inayatullah presented "Failing to Teach: Tarrying with the Pedagogical Negative." He also served as discussant for five papers in a panel titled, "Culture, Race, and Identity in Global Politics.”

The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs seeks Ithaca College students interested in presenting their undergraduate research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Spring 2010 in Montana. Presentation abstracts and a travel funding request form must be submitted no later than December 4, 2009.

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Park School Interim Dean and Professor of Strategic Communication Diane Gayeski was the keynote speaker at the US Coast Guard Training and Human Performance Conference in Williamsburg, VA on September 24.  Her presentation, "What Makes Nexters Tick?" covered critical social and psychological factors impacting the design of training for young adults.

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Dr. Steven Seidman, associate professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication, presented a paper, "The Obama Poster Explosion," on October 9, at the  41st annual conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA). in Chicago.

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Portions of "F" Lot to be Closed

Contributed by Jeff Paddock on 10/12/2009 

To allow for the removal of the Boardman Place building, a portion of "F" lot will closed beginning Tuesday, October 13.

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Three IC students minoring in International Communications, Daniel Haack ('10), Susannah Faulkner ('12) and Joe Bagliere ('11), in collaboration with Dr. Katalin Lustyik (Assistant Professor, TVR) will present a research paper titled "Disney, Al Jazeera, the BBC and the Global Children's TV Landscape" at the Global Media and Communication (GlobalFusion) Conference taking place on October 16-18 at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Lustyik will also present her study "Transnational Children’s TV in the Global Media Landscape: The Case of Nickelodeon in the South Pacific."

The H&S Education Department announces the new Stay for Five Program.  This program is designed for current Ithaca College students who decide after they arrive here and select a major, that they might like to become elementary school teachers.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that since September 24, 40 new jobs, 27 new internships and 6 part-time/summer opportunities have been made available to Ithaca College students and alumni.  Full descriptions and application information can be found on eRecruiting.


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The H&S Education Department announces the new Stay for Five Program.  This program is designed for current Ithaca College students who decide after they arrive here and select a major, that they might like to become elementary school teachers.

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On Tuesday, October 13th at 4:00PM in the Center for Natural Sciences Room 112, Nischint Sundar '04 will discuss the potential for IC grads to move into sustainability careers in a talk titled "Post IC: What do I do next?!?"

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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/12/2009 

Thursday, October 15, is the annual observance of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD). It is a day of hope for the future of a world without AIDS.

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The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life would like to hear from all students (on-campus and off-campus, new and returning) about what impact, if any, this year’s higher enrollment has had on your experience.

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Holiday Bus Trip to NYC

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 10/12/2009 

It's that time of year! Please join us for our annual holiday bus trip to New York City!

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