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No Pressure Blood Pressure is Back!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 12/05/2014 

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, December 10th.

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In today’s world, data is highly accessible and immediate. While we hail knowledge – what do we know about the history of our own family and why is it that vital to our existence - identity?    

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PostSecret U: It's Your Last Chance!

Contributed by Jared Wolf on 12/05/2014 

Active Minds will be hosting an art exhibit on December 8 that will display secrets submitted by members of the campus community.

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For every survey taken, @Hillel International will donate $1 for #Thanksgiving to @MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, make your voice heard and make a difference! http://rosov.co/studentsurvey1

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 As part of a project for our statistics class, I am conducting a survey of freshman and sophomore Ithaca College students along with faculty to investigate approval or disapproval of the Integrative Core Curriculum at Ithaca College. The link is available below:

 

https://qtrial2014az1.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7aDc0cOpZshwACN

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The Spring 2015 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, January 28 from 10am-3pm in Emerson Suites. There will be over 100 student organizations promoting events, recruiting members, and showcasing their student organization. The student organization is free to attend. Take this opportunity to network with student leaders, find your passion and sign up for so many amazing student organizations. 

Student Organizations interested in signing up please click here. All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up. Deadline to sign up is January 21 by 5pm.

*Please note OSEMA Recognized and Recreational Sport Clubs have top priority. 

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Coats for Humanity

Contributed by Morgan Gatzemeyer on 12/05/2014 

Donate all your old and unused coats in order to help someone less fortunate this winter!

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Please click here for details: www.ithaca.edu/reslife/employment/student_staff/office_assistant/

Have you ever wondered whether Orange is the New Black is the real deal? Come listen to Keri Blakinger speak on Monday, December 8, at 7:00pm in Friends 207 to find out what the real female prison experience is like. In 2010, Blakinger, then a Cornell student, was arrested with $150,000 of heroin. Four years later, she is clean, out of prison, and writing a book. She'll read a brief excerpt from the manuscript, talk about the bizarre norms and mores of the carceral world, and discuss some of the problems with theprison system. You can visit her personal website at www.keriblakinger.com

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CANCELED!! - DUE TO RAIN SNOW CLOUDS POOR VISIBILTY - Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory CANCELED!! December 5, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

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Leadership Weekend applications are now being accepted. All First-Year Students are welcome to apply! 

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December 10 & 11
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are welcome to attend and learn about the research that they have conducted this semester. 

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

View other IC Events here.

On November 26 Dr. Paul De Luca presented a seminar of his research documenting arthropod diversity at The Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, on Eleuthera Island, in The Bahamas. Dr. De Luca was invited to present his findings as part of the Fall 2014 Levy Preserve Lecture Series. He has been working at The Levy Preserve since 2012 at the request of The Bahamas National Trust which oversees the management of the national park system in The Bahamas. In the 2 years since he has been working there he has identified over 300 species of arthropods, including the recent discovery of a new species of katydid which he is currently describing in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Toronto.

Dear IC students, 

The fall 2014 final exam period is Monday, December 15 – Friday, December 19.

-        Final grades are due from faculty members by Tuesday, December 30 at 12:00 noon. 

-        You will be able to view your final grades on HomerConnect by 12:00 noon on  Wednesday, December 31.

-        Updated earned credits and calculation of your grade point average will be available  for viewing after 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 5, 2015.

I wish you all the best on your final exams.  Have a wonderful winter break!

Brian D. Scholten
Registrar

Dear faculty members,

The fall 2014 final exam period is Monday, December 15 - Friday, December 19. Please refer to the “Fall 2014 Final Exam Schedule” featured document on the Office of the Registrar website at http://www.ithaca.edu/registrar/docs/Finalexam/finalexamsf14.pdf for exam dates and times.

You will have access to your final grade rosters in HomerConnect beginning on December 15. Please note the later deadline date for submission of fall grades: all final grades are due by Tuesday, December 30 at 12:00 noon. The deadline has been extended on a trial basis for this fall semester only.

Faculty members who have not successfully submitted all of their final grades by the December 30, 12:00 noon deadline will receive a Homer system-generated e-mail with the list of missing final grades.

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Dear IC students,

The fall 2014 final exam period is Monday, December 15 – Friday, December 19.

-        Final grades are due from faculty members by Tuesday, December 30 at 12:00 noon.

-        You will be able to view your final grades on HomerConnect by 12:00 noon on  Wednesday, December 31.

-        Updated earned credits and calculation of your grade point average will be available for viewing after 4:30 p.m. on                      Monday, January 5, 2015.

I wish you all the best on your final exams.  Have a wonderful winter break!

Brian D. Scholten
Registrar

Dear faculty members,

The fall 2014 final exam period is Monday, December 15 - Friday, December 19. Please refer to the “Fall 2014 Final Exam Schedule” featured document on the Office of the Registrar website at http://www.ithaca.edu/registrar/docs/Finalexam/finalexamsf14.pdf for exam dates and times.

You will have access to your final grade rosters in HomerConnect beginning on December 15. Please note the later deadline date for submission of fall grades: all final grades are due by Tuesday, December 30 at 12:00 noon. The deadline has been extended on a trial basis for this fall semester only.

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Janice Elich Monroe presented a session entitled, BREATH Pathway to Personal and Professional Success: An exploration and Application of Mindfulfulness and Relaxation Techniques utilizing Multi-Sensory Environments at the International Snoozelen an Multi-sensory Environments XII World Conference in Hameenlinna, Finland on October 31, 2014.

Monroe was instrumental in planning the conference as an English reader, manuscript reviewer for the E-Journal and published an article by the same title in the journal. The conference included trip to a variety of treatment facilities for individuals with disabling conditions that specialized in providing multi-sensory environments.

Faculty, graduate students, and alumni from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology presented at the ASHA Convention November 20-22. With over 12,000 attendees, the Annual Convention is the prime professional development event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

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The Caring and Sharing Committee's Holiday Drive is in full swing and there is a tag waiting for you on the giving tree!

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