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Where Does Our Time Go?

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/27/2015 

Somewhere in the middle of our overlapping project deadlines, meetings, and daily emails, we are all just trying to do good work, but it's hard to keep up. 

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Just a reminder that Emerson Halloween will be held once again this Sunday (11/1) from 6-8pm in Emerson Hall.

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Maggie Growls film screening

Contributed by Teri Reinemann on 10/27/2015 

The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute presents:

Maggie Growls
Thursday, October 29
7:00-9:00 PM
Textor Hall, Room 102
Ithaca College 

“Speak your mind - even if your voice shakes, for well-aimed slingshots can topple giants.” – Maggie Kuhn, 1905-1995

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October is DVA Month – Keep It Up!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/27/2015 

Check out our October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month webpage for ways you can raise awareness. 

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Wednesday, October 28, 12:00-1:15 pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Faculty facilitator: Dr. Joslyn Brenton, Department of Sociology

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present an evening with acclaimed fiction writer Edward P. Jones, Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Fellow. He will read from his work at 7:30pm on Tuesday, November 3rd in Hockett Family Recital Hall. The reading is free and open to the public. A question-and-answer period and book-signing will follow.

 

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As part of institutional analysis about how best to structure administrative offices and services, Ithaca College’s extended learning programs, including winter and summer sessions and summer pre-college programming, as well as the Ithaca College-Cornell University exchange, will be moved under the umbrella of the renamed Office of International Programs and Extended Studies, led by Assistant Provost Tanya Saunders. This expanded unit will enhance collaboration among the full range of academic opportunities outside the traditional fall/spring semester calendar, whether offered locally or in geographically distant locations. Staff responsible for these programs will be moving from Peggy Ryan Williams Center to Job Hall within the next few weeks.  The Office of International Programs and Extended Studies will collaborate with Digital Instruction and Information Services (formerly ITS) on ongoing and new technology-based learning experiences.

 

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Interested in gaining professional experience at the Cayuga Medical Center, exploring career options in the health field, and developing your leadership skills?

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Come with us to Ecuador!

Contributed by Carole W. Dennis on 10/26/2015 

Join us for pizza at noon on Thursday, Oct. 29 in CHS 208 to learn about a service-learning opportunity in Ecuador this summer.

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Please refer to the Driving College owned and Rented Vehicles section of the Risk Management site at:  http://www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/driving/ to review the process.

Thank you!

Mary Pitti,MS, CCC-SLP (Speech Language Pathology and Audiology) and Mike Matheny MS, ATC (Exercise and Sport Sciences) were recently featured in the NATA News Magazine.

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Interested first and second year students that are not currently in the Honors Program are invited to apply to the Ithaca College Honors Program. The Honors Program engages a community of scholars in a highly enhanced liberal arts program that offers a variety of curricular and co-curricular opportunities to foster critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, and lifelong learning.  More information can be found at http://www.ithaca.edu/honors/ and http://ichonors.com/

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Make printing even faster by using cherry keyboards.  Swipe your ID card, release your job, you're good to go!

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Rocky Horror tickets on sale now!

Contributed by Samantha Guter on 10/26/2015 

 Get your tickets for the annual Rocky Horror Picture Show in Campus Center 10-3 all this week! 

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Learn how to observe wild howler monkeys and measure and map their ecology for credit! Interested students from all majors are encouraged to attend.

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Hélène Larin, PT, PhD, was invited to participate in the APTA Section on Pediatrics, Summit IV titled “Innovations in Technology for Children with Brain Insults: Maximizing Outcomes” held in Alexandria, VA, October 15-17, based on her work with the IC Tots on Bots research team.

 

On October 23, she also presented at the NYPTA conference held in Albany, NY, as recipient of the 2012 Arthur J Nelson Research Designated Fund Award.  The topic was “Pilot study: Feasibility of a novel control method for a robotic mobility device for young children with physical disabilities.”

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, October 28th.

Body:
67 million people have high blood pressure in America

What we already knew:

·Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.

·Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.

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Project Look Sharp will host a free webinar, “Media Construction of Presidential Campaigns,” from 7–8 p.m. EST Nov. 3 as a part of Media Literacy Week. 

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Need a course for your identities or mind, body, spirit theme?

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  10-day online winter session course: Identities or Mind, Body, Spirit theme

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