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IMC majors, Sara Harmon and Lauren Denecke, have been named finalists for the 2014 Washington Media Scholars Foundation's Media Plan Case Competition. After challenging entry and semifinal stages, only six teams in the country are designated finalists.

 

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Matt Fee, assistant professor of screen studies and director of the Park Scholar Program, presented at the recent conference Contemporary Horrors: Destabilizing a Cinematic Genre, held at the University of Chicago.

Fee presented “A Decade of Decay: Industry, Ideology, and the Growth of the Irish Horror Film,” research that examines the recent boom in the production of Irish horror films, its ideological importance to contemporary anxieties regarding the rural and the family and, more generally, the complicated role of genre in developing a national cinema.

“The Night of Broken Glass,” a short story by Jack Wang, associate professor and chair of the Department of Writing, has been shortlisted for the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. His story is one of 19 finalists chosen by an international panel of judges from over 3,700 entries from 53 Commonwealth nations.

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will host a variety of end-of-the-semester screenings, exhibitions, and presentations to showcase student work. All events are free an open to the public.


Friday, May 2

Photo Workshop: What's In A Name
Opening Reception: 5:00- 9:00 p.m.
108 W Cayuga Street, 2nd floor above Bandwagon Brew Pub
Additional Gallery hours:
Saturday, May 3 from 3:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 4 from noon-6:00 p.m.

View the Events Calendar posting.

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Exciting news: IC Kicks Back has moved to the A&E Center! Still all the fun just in a new location.

Come celebrate the end of the year at IC Kicks Back on Friday, May 2 from 2pm-6pm in the A&E Center! Challenge your friends on an inflatable Boot Camp Obstacle Course, in the inflatable Meltdown Zone, and on the Fire and ICE Slide. Be sure to capture the moment with the IT Photo booth, also provided by NY Party Works.

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I am pleased to announce that The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride, has been selected for the First-Year Reading Initiative for the 2014–15 academic year. The novel won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2013, with the judges calling McBride “a voice as comic and original as any we have heard since Mark Twain.”

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The College Television Awards — a national competition recognizing excellence in college student-produced video, digital and film work — has honored Ithaca College senior Kristin Leffler for her documentary on a band composed of musicians with disabilities.

Leffler, a senior journalism major, was awarded the Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability Scholarship for Following Flame. The film was produced for Professor James Rada's Documentary Journalism course.

The scholarship recognizes student filmmakers whose work sheds light on people with disabilities, helps emerging artists gain recognition and increases visibility for artists with disabilities.

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A documentary by Leah Galant ’15, Caroline Padroza ’14, Rachel Woolf ’15 was recently screened at the Visions Film Festival and Conference in Wilmington, NC and the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle.

Their film, Beyond the Wall, explores the obstacles that former prisoners face as they reinvent themselves and reintegrate into society. Through the personal story of Raymond Roe, this film challenges the negative public perception of formerly incarcerated people.

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This month, no matter HOW  you commute to work: walking, biking, taking the bus, carpooling, working from home, or driving alone to work, by logging your commute using the free Zimride  Commute Calendar function, you can rack up points and be automatically entered in the Zimride Earth Day Sweepstakes. National sweepstake prizes include Kindle Fire HDs and gift cards from Starbucks and Amazon.com, but we are increasing your chances to win by offering a number of individual prizes just for Ithaca College participants. View complete sweepstakes rules. The contest starts on April 1 and runs through April 30, with prizes awarded in early May.

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Let an experienced company take care of your shipping and summer storage needs! With DOOR-TO-DOOR SERVICE and FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING, you can focus all of your energy on finals.

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The Ithaca College-Longview Intergenerational Choir is excited to announce its spring concert!

 

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On April 29, 2014 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security recommended that all users temporarily discontinue the use of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) due to a critical security flaw.

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TODAY, April 30th, 2014, Howie Hawkins, the Green Party's Candidate for Governor of New York will be visiting IC and giving a speech. This event begins at 7:00pm in Textor 102. Regardless of whether or not you are a member of the Green Party, we encourage all to attend, listen, ask questions, and think critically. There is NO admission fee.

For more information, please visit the Events Calendar.

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Grab & STAY with a Grab & Go sandwich IN the library, or see what other Simply to Go sandwiches and snacks are available.

Don't lose your seat at the library, grab your lunch and stay in the library! Study, refuel and study some more. The Library Cafe is open all through finals. Check here for hours of operation.

Lunch is served 11am - 1pm, Monday - Friday!

 The Library is conducting a short usability survey about the Library's website.  Everyone who completes the survey will be entered into a drawing for a Library Cafe beverage during Finals Week.

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The Politics Department invites you to a celebration of our friend and colleague, Beth Harris.

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Did you know that Simply to Go Catering delivers freshly prepared plain and pepperoni pizzas, here, on campus?

Each Simply to Go pizza serves up to 5 people and can be delivered anywhere on campus. Or, you can arrange for a convenient pick up time at Sandella's Cafe (formerly La Vincita).

  • Plain Pizza: $9.99 / Pepperoni Pizza: $10.99
    (A $25.00 order minimum is required for delivery and a 10% delivery charge is applied to all deliveries.)

Order up your Simply to Go Pizzas today!

Do you have a special request or question?
Please call 607.274.1176 to speak with our catering staff.

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We are open and here for you even after classes end (and all summer!)

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Are you SGA's new Senate Chair?

Contributed by Kyle James on 04/30/2014 

SGA is looking for students to run for the Senate Chair position! This position serves as a liaison between the Senate and the Executive Board and runs the SGA meetings. 

ANY IC STUDENT who is interested may apply. Interested students should let Kyle James, the VP of Communications - Elect, know by this Thursday, May 1st by 11:59 p.m. by emailing him at kjames1@ithaca.edu. 

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Imprint Magazine is hosting a creative writing contest for students at ANY college or university, regardless of location, with a CASH PRIZE for first place.

There are four categories for this contest: photography, poetry, short story and personal essay.

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