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SGA Minutes Meeting 2/8/16

Contributed by Dominick Recckio on 02/11/2016 

Get a closer look at SGA! Here are the minutes from our meeting on Monday, February 8th!

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Engaging in dialogue regarding diversity and inclusion can be challenging when you are unfamiliar with key concepts and language. Doing the work to create a foundation of knowledge needed to cultivate understanding, accountability and a charge to action is crucial. But often, it is difficult to know where to begin.

This workshop can provide an understanding of oppression, privilege, biases, and inequality that are essential when learning about diversity and inclusion. In this workshop, we introduce many important concepts and help you to begin to develop your inclusive lens.

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While intentions have changed in the business community, true inclusion remains elusive. Quite likely the primary challenge for most organizations is that inclusion remains an abstract and vague thing. Even leaders that truly want greater inclusion have a hard time explaining in a clear and concise way what that means. Inclusion is commonly viewed as an attitude or the absence of hatred and intentional discrimination. This webinar is built around a tangible model of inclusion, including common barriers, a way of assessment and practices to employ toward greater inclusion.

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of the hiring manager.

Topics for this training session address important components of an inclusive search and selection process: beginning with building diverse pools, navigating the hiring system, assembling your search committee, inclusivity in the selection process, crafting interview questions, the on-campus visit through onboarding for success.

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Microsoft has stopped supporting and providing security updates for all versions of Internet Explorer below IE 11 as of January 12, 2016.

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Poets, artists, essayists, fiction writers, photographers, and anyone and everyone in between: Stillwater Magazine wants your work! As a student-run literary magazine, Stillwater provides student artists the opportunity to work closely with our editors to create polished, publishable writing and art. Plus there's the extra bonus of a publishing opportunity--which in and of itself is awesome, but also looks great on a résumé. Interested? Email your poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction, video essays, and visual art (if submitting writing, please send it in the form of a Word document or PDF) to StillwaterMagazine@gmail.com by February 12th. For prose, we typically publish work within the range of a flash piece to a short story or essay of up to 15 pages. You are welcome to submit more than once to a particular genre (we especially encourage this with poetry and photography) as well as submit to multiple genres. We look forward to reading your work!

Are you interested in studying abroad? Come learn more about your options at our various info sessions, coming up soon.

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Go abroad this summer!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/11/2016 

Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study abroad programs! During the summer of 2016, we will be offering a variety of programs across the globe. Summer study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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IIE, the Institute of International Education, sponsors scholarships for students planning a summer, semester or year abroad. Deadlines are rapidly approaching for the Summer & Fall 2016 and Academic Year 2016-17 award cycles.

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The Dating Game is tonight!!!!

Contributed by Katie Andresen on 02/11/2016 

 Join IC After Dark tonight for the Dating Game! Our hilarious take on the classic game show is sure to make you laugh, and hey, you might even find your match! We'll be in IC Square from 8-11pm with free food and tons of prizes to win. We'll also have tons of DIY's so you can make your sweetheart something special this year :)

“I Love IC” Week  is once again planned and organized by students from the Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) organization.

 

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You’ve probably heard by now that networking is the key to landing internships and jobs, but you may still be wondering HOW exactly to do that… Come to this workshop to learn how to proactively connect with Ithaca College Alumni at Network Nights over winter break and make lasting impressions that can lead to job and internship opportunities.

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Due to an anticipated high volume of Admissions visitors, N-Lot parking will be reserved as guest parking for a portion of the day on Monday, February 15.  The lot will re-open for regular use at approximately 1 p.m. that day.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we welcome prospective students and their families to Ithaca College. 

The One Show Young Ones Competition challenges creative students to show off their skills by developing advertising campaigns for clients chosen by The One Club. A preeminently recognized contest, it is known for identifying the best young creative talent from around the world.

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 Bruce Henderson, Communication Studies, has been named the Harron Family Endowed Chair in Communication at Villanova for Fall 2016.

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Free Buffalo Wild Wings TONIGHT

Contributed by Nora Noone on 02/11/2016 

The Senior Class and Athletic Department are collaborating to bring food, raffles, and giveaways to Seniors at the double-header against Houghton TONIGHT.

Come for the Men's game @ 6 and stay for the Women's @ 8. Food will be served in between, but make sure you get there by the Men's half to guarantee you get some.

For more info: http://athletics.ithaca.edu/sports/2015/8/27/Promotions.aspx

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/800899493349143/

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Join the revolution!  Rise up with one billion people across the globe on Valentines Day as we dance, sing, speak, to insist on a world without gendered violence!

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Empowered by: Black History Month

Contributed by RahK Lash on 02/11/2016 

Each year, Ithaca College celebrates cultural diversity through our campus- wide Cultural Theme Month celebrations.  Through the collaborative efforts of the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, our campus partners in various departments and offices, and our student organizations, we are able to provide various opportunities to learn, share, celebrate, empower, and appreciate Latino/a Heritage Month, Native American Month, Black History Month, and Focus Asia Month. (For more info about IC Cultural Theme Months please visit http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/osema/multicultural/months/) 

 

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Join the revolution!  Rise up with one billion people across the globe on Valentines Day as we dance, sing, speak, to insist on a world without gendered violence!

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lynda.com is a great resource for learning new skills and finding quick answers to questions. Find out how you can use this tool to supplement your course and address skill gaps in this 20-minute webinar which will demonstrate the various ways that lynda.com can be leveraged for instructional purposes. All staff, faculty, and students have complete access to the lynda.com library. ► Learn more about lynda.com

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