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November 1-30, 2016

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Ithaca College invites all as we commemorate the rich history and cultures of the indigenous and first peoples of our land. This campus-wide educational programming series provides learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, performances, film screenings with discussions, and other efforts, to honor native cultures and the history of our country.

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 November 1-30, 2016

ᏚᏳᎪᏛ- "Truth"

Ithaca College invites all as we commemorate the rich history and cultures of the indigenous and first peoples of our land. This campus-wide educational programming series provides learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, performances, film screenings with discussions, and other efforts, to honor native cultures and the history of our country.

 

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A Message from President Tom Rochon: 

It is with great relief that we convey the news from the Ithaca Police Department that an arrest has been made in the August 28 murder of Ithaca College student Anthony Nazaire ’19.

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Active Minds is hosting our annual DeStress fest on Sunday, December 4th 7-9pm. 

We want a jam room for people to come and play and relax or just listen. Anyone is welcome to come the day of BUT we would love to hear from you ahead of time! 

Are you part of a music group that wants to do a special performance in addition/instead of jamming? Hit us up!

icactiveminds@gmail.com

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 Raza Rumi, scholar in residence at Honors Program and visiting faculty at Park School, published a detailed analysis in Pakistan's largest English newspaper DAWN on how the next U.S. administration is likely to deal with Pakistan and South Asian region in general.

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If you are interested in completing a Spanish major, minor or CLA, then please come to the noon-hour get together hosted by the Spanish section of the department of modern languages and literatures. We will have free pizza, soda and merengue. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about our courses, meet some students who study Spanish here at IC and get to know the professors in the area.

Where: Friends 209

When: November 8th

Time: 12:10-1:05

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Maria DiFrancesco (mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu).

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 Mike Matheny, Clinical Associate Professor/Head Athletic Trainer in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Mary Pitti, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinic Director, and Assistant Chair in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Dr. Andrew Getzin, Medical Director for Athletic Teams have collaborated to publish "Dyspnea in Patients: Is It Really Asthma?" in the November/December issue of Athletic Training & Sports Health Care.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this fall fitness challenge. You all did an awesome job, walking a total of 7,434,300 steps throughout the month of October! 

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 Imagine a delicious traditional dinner of Pasta Amatriciana, access to many raffle opportunities and dancing with DJ Washburn, all for just $10, and 100% of proceeds will be donated to a very worthy cause: The National Italian American Foundation's relief efforts for the victims of the earthquake that destroyed Amatrice, Italy.  Love and Aid for Amatrice will be on November 11th from 6:30-9:30pm in Emerson Suites.  Formal Attire encouraged but not required!

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The IC Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Jennifer Lyons, Art History, titled  "Synagoga, Ecclesia, and the Typological Imagination at Chartres Cathedral."  Prof. Lyons will give her talk on Wednesday, November 16, at 5:30 in Business 103.  All interested members of the IC community are invited. 

 

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Dr. Enrique González-Conty presented a paper titled “The Cuban Connection: Caribbean Drug Wars on the Big Screen” on October 29, 2016, at the Conference of the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. His paper examined Orlando Jiménez Leal’s film 8-A (1992) and its role in deconstructing the official representation of what is known as the Ochoa affair of 1989 in Cuba.

Provost Linda Petrosino announced today that Dr. Alicia Swords, Associate Professor of Sociology, has been named Director of the Honors Program. Dr. Swords has taught at Ithaca College since 2006 and focuses on global development, social movements, and social change. A graduate of Oberlin College with majors in environmental studies and politics, she earned her Ph.D. in development sociology from Cornell University.  Dr. Swords employs community-based learning and service-learning in her teaching and has led short term study abroad trips to the Dominican Republic. 

 

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Today marks the start of our 2017 open enrollment period. Re-enrollment runs from Monday, November 7, through Friday, November 18, 2016 at Noon! This is your annual opportunity to make changes to your benefits.

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IC PRSSA recently announced an exciting new project! Over the course of this month, we will be working on a PR campaign and strategy for HiFashion Studios' biannual fashion show, which will be held on November 17th.

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ITHACA, NY, October 25 - HiFashion Studios, Ithaca College’s only fashion-centered student organization, has announced its Fall 2016 show. The event will take place on Thursday, November 17th at 7:00 PM in Emerson Suites at Ithaca College with the theme “Sporting Gold.” Admission for this event is free and open to the public.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is looking for some outstanding student leaders to be nominated for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. The PRWAACL recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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Submitted on Behalf of Dr. Roger Richardson & Dr. Brian Dickens
 

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students -  

The safety and security of the Ithaca College community is a top priority for the College. As we continuously strive to enhance our policies and programs related to campus security, it is helpful to periodically conduct objective assessments of our initiatives to help us to understand how we may further address the safety of our community.

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Apply to participate in one of this year’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips!  ASB is an application-based program sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) that provides students with service opportunities at one of five sites across the eastern United States.  All students are eligible to apply.

Our five trips include:

  • Park Preservation (Kiptopeke State Park, Virginia)
  • Youth Mentoring and Cultural Exploration (Seneca Nation of Indians Allegany Territory in Salamanca, NY)
  • Coastal Conservation (Outer Banks, NC)
  • Food Justice in the Urban Environment (Washington, DC)
  • Fighting Poverty, Creating Opportunity (Detroit, MI)

 

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How to find SPR 2017 Salsa I, Salsa II, Swing, Ballroom Classes to Pre-Register in Schedulizer & Homerconnect - It's not obvious!

 

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Join Active Minds as we begin a discussion about veteran mental health on our campus and around the country.

Active Minds is a safe space and welcomes people with a diverse variety of experiences and viewpoints. Newcomers always welcome!! Join us Thursdays at 12:15pm in Williams 211.

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