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 Jason Potel '16 and David Kramer, Assistant Professor of English, were featured in Saturday's Ithaca Journal for their work on a new edition of Grace Miller White's 1909 novel Tess of the Storm Country.

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"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."
                                                                             ~ Dalai Lama

Each November, the "Thank You for Making a Difference" peer-to-peer appreciation program offers employees the opportunity to send "thank-you" notes to colleagues across campus.  

Handwritten notes are a simple - yet powerful - form of communication that conveys a clear message:  "You are worth my time." We invite all Ithaca College employees to take a few minutes during the months of November and December to send a note of gratitude to those who have positively affected your work/life!

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below. 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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DO YOU LOVE GOSPEL MUSIC?

Contributed by Rita Bunatal on 11/09/2014 

 Please come and join Ithaca College Amani Gospel Singers as we have our fall concert in Emerson A.
We hope that you all can come and sing and dance with us at 7PM in Emerson A!

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  Join us as we have a discussion surrounding the Black Feminism, and portrayal of Black Women in the media. 


We will be discussing topics Black women in the workplace, assimilation and professionalism, 
Beauty and Colorism, Black Women in the media (i.e. T Swift, Iggy, Miley, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, 

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College employees and students should plan to find alternate parking on these dates.

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Are you interested in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Join us on Tuesday, November 11 at 8:00 PM in Williams 310 for IC Women of STEM's first workshop.

 

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Due to the upcoming holiday breaks, the Office of Career Services will have limited credential request processing times.

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Every year in Napa, California, an event called PBL World takes place, or Project Based Learning. Here, educators gather to empower a new generation of students through alternative project based learning techniques. This event is sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, and allows educators to learn new techniques in project design, assessment, and management of curriculum through workshops and training sessions.

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Posted on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance.

I am pleased to announce that a longtime procurement professional with an extensive background in supply chain management and experience in strategic sourcing has been named Director of Procurement at Ithaca College.  Dean Casterline, who has served since 2005 as a Senior Subcontract Manager for Lockheed Martin and previously as a senior supply chain management professional for IBM Corporation, will join Ithaca College on December 1.

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How to Use the IC Mentoring Network

Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 11/07/2014 

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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Newly born poker club is asking for an advisor who knows about and would like to discuss the game of Texas No-Limit Hold’em. We will start off out meetings with several lessons of the game for those who do not know and discuss something related to playing the cards.

All are welcome to join!

Also, anybody who would like to be a poker dealer for the club is very, very welcomed as well!

Just feel free to join anytime. Contact Jimmy Tang at ytang@ithaca.edu or 917-873-0458. Thanks!

 

Newly born poker club is asking for an advisor who knows about and would like to discuss the game of Texas No-Limit Hold’em. We will start off out meetings with several lessons of the game for those who do not know and discuss something related to playing the cards.

All are welcome to join!

Also, anybody who would like to be a poker dealer for the club is very, very welcomed as well!

Just feel free to join anytime. Contact Jimmy Tang at ytang@ithaca.edu or 917-873-0458. Thanks!

 

Want to be apart of Grammy U?

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 11/07/2014 

The Recording Academy, best known for the GRAMMY Awards, created GRAMMY U to help prepare college students for their careers in the music industry through events and special programs such as networking, educational programs and performance opportunities. GRAMMY U is designed to enhance students' current academic curriculum with exclusive access to companies and professionals in the entertainment industry, providing members with an "out of the classroom" perspective.

 

Events are scheduled throughout the semester to give GRAMMY U members a wide variety of experiences and professional development. Because we are part of The Recording Academy, members have extraordinary access to the industry and its artists.

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its annual Fall Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 14th, 4:00 PM in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Megan Christopher on 11/07/2014 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Joslyn Brenton, Stephen Mosher and Jeff Cohen; staff members Gerald Hector and Luca Maurer; alumni Zach Ford and David Muir. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.

IC in the Media

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WWSD: What Would Shakespeare Do?

Contributed by Greg Bostwick on 11/07/2014 

The acting and musical theatre majors in the Styles of Acting course would like to invite you to enjoy their scenes from several plays by William Shakespeare. Scenes will be performed from Romeo and JulietHamlet, Julius Caesar, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, Coriolanus and King John.

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Recent issues of American Theatre magazine feature book reviews by Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Garrett Eisler.  One of Eisler's reviews was recently cited in a New York Times feature.

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Mark your calendars—our Weight Watchers At Work meetings are moving again! WW@W will be meeting in the HR Mini Conference Room GL28 in Peggy R. Williams Center on Nov 11th and Nov 18th. The best way to get there is to go to the HR reception desk, go down through all the HR offices, talk a left out the exit door, and the conference room is the 2nd door on the left. It overlooks the loading dock area and private employee entrance. HR staff at the reception desk will post signs and can provide directions as well.

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All Supervisors' Meeting

Contributed by Jane Ray on 11/07/2014 

Submitted on behalf of Mark Coldren, Associate Vice President, Office of Human Resources

The next in our ongoing series of meetings for supervisors will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in Emerson Suites.  It is an expectation that all supervisors attend.  Please hold the date.

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