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Jeffery Meyer, Director of Orchestras, will be presenting three days of conducting masterclasses at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, one of the largest performing arts institutions in the world and one of the most important in the area of conducting training.

 

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The ITS Technology Learning Center (TLC) in 101 Friends Hall is open 9:00 - 5:00, Monday through Friday for all of your computer training needs.  We offer a variety of services to help you get the training you need, when you need it.  We are always happy to assist you in any way we can!

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 Empire 8 Track and Field Indoor Championships will be held on Saturday February 1, 2014 starting at 10:30 am in the A&E Center, Glazer Arena

Come and cheer on the Bomber Men and Women's Track and Field teams compete for an Empire 8 Championship.  

The schedule for the meet can be found on the athletic website: http://bombers.ithaca.edu/custompages/wtrun/1314/2014_Indoor_E8_SOE.pdf

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2014 Women Leaders Series

Contributed by Michele Lenhart on 01/27/2014 

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is sponsoring a series of personal and professional development programs designed to enhance opportunities for college women student leaders.

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Paula Twomey, Spanish instructor in the DMLL, has published Ten Fairy Tales in Latin with Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, in collaboration with Suzanne Nussbaum.

The ten tales include Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, The Little Red Hen, The Gingerbread Man, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Three Little Pigs, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Pied Piper, and Sleeping Beauty. These popular fairy tales are presented as a script designed to be read aloud as reader’s theater or performed for a larger audience as a mini-drama. Each tale concludes with both a traditional ending and a “twisted ending” – an unexpected alternative conclusion to the story.  A puzzle or activity accompanies each tale.

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Your online presence impacts your career success. Learn how to make your LinkedIn profile impressive, navigate the site and effectively use this networking tool. We’ll share tips for students which will help you build a successful profile.

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Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series will host a showing of the documentary “One Wedding and a Revolution” at 7 pm in Textor 103 on Wednesday January 29. It is free and open to the public.

The film chronicles the events leading up to February 2004, when the mayor of San Francisco ordered city officials to allow lesbian and gay couples to get married. Pioneering activists Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, celebrating their 51st anniversary, had the privilege of being the first couple to tie the knot.

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Last semester the Mind, Body, Me wellness program held a Recruiting Frenzy, where current members who recruited new members to join were entered into a prize drawing. The individual who was recruited also received an entry into a prize drawing. 

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Submitted by Marisa Kelly, Provost

Please join me on Thursday, February 6th for the fourth Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.  Dr. Alison B. Shields, Department of Marketing and Law, will be presenting “Brand Nostalgia and Consumer Responses to Changed Brands.” 

Professor Shields received her Ph.D. from Kent State in 2013.   Her research interests include branding strategies; consumer brand relationships; consumer decision making; and consumption patterns over time.  Her recent work on brand nostalgia establishes the connection between consumer acceptance or rejection of updated brands and the consumer’s reported nostalgia towards the brand.  

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce that the application deadline for Talking Circles on Race and Racism has been extended to January 30. Please continue reading and submit your application today. 

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Ithaca College is pleased to welcome Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to campus on Monday February 3, 2014 at 1:00pm. 

The event will be held in Emerson B.  The event is free and open to the public but please be advised that seating is limited.

 Senator Gillibrand will deliver an address on "The American Opportunity Agenda" focusing on proposals to assist Women workers in gaining financial security by modernizing America's outdated workplace policies. 

 Senator Gillibrand was first sworn in as U.S. senator from New York in January 2009.  Prior to her service in the Senate, she served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing 10 counties in upstate New York's 20th congressional district.   

She serves on the Senate agriculture, armed services and aging committees.

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The Data Privacy Day Kick Off event in Washington, D.C. is SOLD OUT but you can watch online LIVE on the Data Privacy Day: NCSA Facebook page. The event will begin streaming live on Tuesday, January 28th at 11:20 a.m. ET / 8:20 a.m. PT.

The chief privacy officers of Microsoft, Intel and Facebook respectively, headline an impressive speaker lineup for the National Cyber Security Alliance’s Data Privacy Day Kick Off event at the Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, D.C. on January 28.

Privacy experts will discuss "A Competitive Advantage: Respecting Consumer Privacy in a Big Data World” and "Notice and Consent: Innovating a New Path Forward," as well as discuss the latest privacy research from Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project.

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Science Fiction Movie Series

Contributed by Ian Woods on 01/27/2014 

 Movie lovers, science fiction buffs, and people who are free on Wednesday nights: come watch movies! Wednesdays at 8:30pm in CNS 112. All are welcome.

 

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Data Privacy Day, held annually on January 28, encourages everyone to make protecting privacy and data a greater priority. DPD is an effort to empower and educate people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint. 

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Data Privacy Month (DPM) is an annual effort to empower people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint, as well as escalate the protection of privacy and data as everyone's priority. Data Privacy Month will be celebrated in 2014 starting with Data Privacy Day on January 28 and running through February 28. Spend the month helping to ensure your campus community is respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust.

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An exhibition of Photography Professor Ron Jude's Lick Creek Line project will open on Saturday, February 1st from 7 - 9 pm at Gallery Luisotti in Santa Monica, CA.

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ICC Faculty Collaboration Session

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 01/27/2014 

An informal session for faculty to collaboratively discuss their approaches to designing ICC courses and assignments for the ICC. Faculty who have taught courses or developed successful course proposals will be present to share what they are doing in their courses (e.g., activities, assignments) and there will be ample time for all present to talk about possibilities for developing or modifying courses to meet ICC student learning outcomes. This session is perfect for faculty who are already teaching in the ICC, those who have ideas but aren’t quite sure how to move forward, or those who have some interest in teaching in the ICC but don’t know where to begin. Co-sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Integrative Core Curriculum.

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This year, the Faculty Development Committee is fortunate to offer five awards, and for the first time the recipient has the option to choose their award. The first option is a $1500 monetary award. The second option is a $1000 monetary award (minus taxes) plus a $1500 budget line to be used for the recipient’s professional development and at his/her discretion. While the budget line will be available through the recipient’s department it shall be available in addition to any department, school, or College funds. In order to be eligible for these awards, a candidate must be a full-time faculty member who has completed at least one year of employment at Ithaca College and who will be full-time (tenure, tenure eligible, or NTEN) during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Criteria:
The foremost criterion for the Excellence Awards is an overall excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service appropriate to their appointment (descriptions of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service are stated in the Ithaca College Policy Manual, Volume IV: Faculty Handbook).

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Resident Assistant Info Sessions

Contributed by Tricia Torley on 01/27/2014 

Attend an info session to learn more about applying to be an RA for the Fall 2014 semester.

 

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The Office of Employee & Organizational Development is pleased to once again offer Engaging Professionals at Ithaca College (EPIC), a competency-based certificate program for administrative office professionals. The program consists of eight, three-hour weekly sessions from February 19 - April 8, 2014.  Each session is designed to provide individuals with highly engaging opportunities to increase core business knowledge and to develop critical professional skills. The program will build upon current knowledge and provide additional insight and perspective to help participants develop needed skills for continued success.  Limited seating is available for this session, so if you are interested your registration should be submitted as soon as possible.

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