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Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Monday, March 17, 2014, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
http://events.ithaca.edu/calendar/day/2014/3/17

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IC Animal Rights - Why go vegan?

Contributed by Adriana Milutin on 03/14/2014 

Come join the IC Animal Rights club on March 24th at 6pm in Textor 102 for a lovely presentation by the amazing Kathy Stevens ( founder of the animal sanctuary) The name of her presentation is " Why go Vegan"and it's going to a great time! Don't feel like you need to be vegan or have to even consider going vegan if you come to the lecture! It's open for all kinds of life styles, but it will be an amazing learning experience!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Presented by Bodhi Rogers, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Think, Pair, Share is a form of cooperative group learning where students silently form their own answer and then share with their neighbors, group, or table. This instructional mode encourages all students to participate and has the potential to create cognitive dissonance, which may result in deeper learning.
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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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Stephen Sweet (Associate Professor of Sociology) has been selected as editor of the journal Teaching Sociology.

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Please join H&S Pre-Law and the Ithaca College Alumni Association in welcoming prominent entertainment lawyer Michael McNeil, alumnus of the Park School of Communications, to campus. McNeil will share his insights and answer questions about his academic and professional experiences at a dinner held in School of Business conference room 301 at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 20.

All students who are considering law school, interested in entertainment law, or simply curious about how an accomplished attorney went from being an IC student to the leading counsel of a major media company are encouraged to attend!

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John Confer (Biology), Leann Kanda (Biology) and Ireyena Li (recent ENVS graduate).  “Northern Saw-whet Owl regional patterns for fall migration and demographics revealed by banding data” accepted for publication in the Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 2014.

 

Submitted on behalf of Robert Cree, Associate Vice President for Business and Finance

 As the College’s strategic sourcing initiative gets underway, we are preparing to hold the initial “kick-off” meetings for each of the four advisory committees that have been created to assist with various aspects of the overall initiative.  The four advisory committees that have been created are as follows:  Supply Management, Change Management, Information Technology, and Purchasing/Travel Card.

 A listing of the members that will be serving on each of the committees can be found below:

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Assistant Professor of Education, Ellie Fitts Fulmer, recently presented "Emerging from 'Puzzling Moments': A White Teacher's Narrative in a Course on Multicultural Education," at the Penn GSE Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The annual conference, sponsored by the Center for Urban Ethnography, includes a special focus on teacher inquiry and on urban schooling and was held February 28 to March 1, 2014. 

Premed Meeting: Tuesday, March 18

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 03/14/2014 

3/18 (Tuesday) 12:15pm, CNS 115 - Presentation on the involved application timeline. Sarah will give us a look into the timeline with MCAT scores, the AMCAS primary application, school specific secondary applications, interview invitations and scheduling, and finally admissions decisions, deposits and second-looks.

Lunch provided. 

PS  Don't forget about March 17 deadline!  Check out the blog for details.

Dr. D. Brandon Williams, Vanderbilt University, Medical Department of Surgery

A career in medicine: choices along the way

March 20
12:10-1 pm
CNS 115 

Presentation/Q&A with Dr. Brandon Williams, MD, FACS - Assistant Professor of Surgery, Vanderbilt University. Great presentation on the decisions made through out a career in medicine, from deciding on a medical school, to joining academic medicine, and everything in between. More information on Dr. Williams here.

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Peter Martin, Assistant Professor of Education, recently presented research at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) in San Diego, California. NABE is a professional association that advocates for research and policies to address the needs of bilingual and English Language Learners, and Professor Martin presented his research, "Developing a Bilingual Literacy Program Through Teacher Initiative and Collaboration."

The Department of Occupational Therapy invites you to attend the annual Occupational Therapy Graduate Research Colloquium on Friday, March 21st.

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IC Theatre will present the contemporary musical, “Gone Missing,” originally created by The Civilians. Performances of this production will take place in the Clark Theatre at 8 p.m. on March 25, 27, 28, 29, and April 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. A 2 p.m. matinee will take place on March 29 and 30 and April 5.

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Graduating seniors, are you ready for Commencement?  Attend the Graduation Fair on Monday, March 24, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Emerson Suites, to make sure you are.

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Sherry Deckman, Assistant Professor of Education, recently presented her research, "Doing Diversity Differently in One Black Student Organization," at the Penn GSE Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, held February 28 to March 1, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The research was based on a study she conducted as part of her dissertation, a portion of which was published last summer in the Harvard Educational Review.

Assistant Professor Cristina Gomez (Departments of Mathematics and Education) presented her work, "Connecting Research and Practice in the Mathematical Preparation of Elementary Teachers," at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 1, 2014. The research focused on the scholarship of teaching--changes to her own practice in light of changing requirements for preservice teacher candidates.

Apply for an OSEMA Service and Involvement Scholarship!

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Come out to Colleges Against Cancer - Ithaca College's 2014 Relay for Life! The event is Academy Awards themed. We'll have food, performances, games and more. Of course, we'll also have luminarias, vigils + hope for the future.

To register for #ICRelay14, go to www.relayforlife.org/ithacacollegeny. You can sign up until the day of the event!

Entry fee is currently $20.

Finalized performers and food sponsors will be announced closer to the date of the event. Keep checking back for new information!

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