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Ever heard of a ZAP panel, or hosted one in your class? Wish there was an opportunity just for faculty and staff to hear LGBTQ students speak from their experience and answer questions, to further understanding and dialogue?

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TELE will offer a three-part Educause Learning Initiative Online Professional Development Opportunity

Part 1: November 5  |  1:00–2:30 p.m. ET  
Part 2: November 19  |  1:00–2:30 p.m. ET
Part 3: December 2  |  1:00–2:30 p.m. ET
Please join us for as many sessions as your schedule permits.  Arriving late and/or leaving early is understandable.  No need to attend all three sessions.

Where: Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Register Here (Registration is encouraged; walk-ins welcome.)
Open to all faculty and staff.

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Dr. Teresa V. Longo, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and former Dean for Curriculum Review at the College of William & Mary, is our second candidate for the position of Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences.  All members of the campus community are invited to attend her open presentation in Textor 102 at 12:05 on Thursday December 3. 

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Submitted on behalf of Professor Robert Sullivan, NCUR Faculty Coordinator:

If you’re still considering submitting an abstract of your research for presentation at NCUR next April in Asheville, NC, you should know that the deadline for all submissions is Wednesday, December 2.   All submissions must be sent in before midnight, Wednesday 2nd.

Instructions on how to submit your abstract will be found here:



Now, get cracking!

Donathan Brown, Department of Communication Studies (H&S) is slated to speak with students and faculty, via WebEx, at Hadassah Academic College in Jerusalem.  The event will pertain to race and ethnicity in American politics, one of Dr. Brown's areas of expertise. Lasting ninety minutes, the lecture/seminar is designed to allow participants to ask questions and interact with the expert, in this case Dr. Brown.

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The Spring 2016 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, February 3, 2016 from 10am-3pm in Campus Center Quad. There will be over 150 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. 

All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up. Deadline to sign up is January 27 by 5pm.

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

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People with visible and invisible disabilities represent a large minority and workforce demographic in the US. It is also a minority that any person can join at any time. Therefore, it’s important to know how to hire and to work with people of this demographic, as well as how to represent them correctly in your marketing and advertising. specializes in photographic imagery of real people with disabilities

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The members of the Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) invite you to attend our monthly meeting, on Tuesday, December 8th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., in the Human Resources Conference Room, Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center, and participate in a facilitate discussion on supporting transgender and gender nonconforming students. Luca Maurer, LGBT Education, Outreach & Services Program Director, DAC Member will facilitate this meeting entitled “Pronouns and Forms and Policies – oh my! Addressing the needs of transgender and gender nonconforming students”.

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Following the unrest and tensions at higher educational institutions across the country, there is a call for change rising on campuses across the country. Demonstrations and protests, large and small are happening on campuses across the country. Today’s campus is ripe for a civil conversation on the issue of race relations and the campus environment.

We’re at a crossroads in the area of civility and conduct within higher education. During this webinar, our expert presenter — Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, the President and a Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute and Washington Consulting Group — will provide strategies for engaging in best practices that meet the needs of your diverse student body so you can educate students about what constitutes racist speech and action, respond to incidents swiftly and effectively when they do occur, and adjudicate incidents effectively and fairly. 

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 Critical Health Issues, HLTH 20500 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the two week May Session.  ICC Attribute: Diversity. Social Science. Self and Society. ICC Theme: World of Systems.

Please contact Stewart Auyash at for more information.

Tomorrow, December 1, is known as Giving Tuesday. Immediately following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is an international day dedicated to giving back to your favorite causes and charities.

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Ithaca College will be represented by Professor of Politics, Tom Shevory, at the upcoming UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 21st Session of Conference of the Parties (COP 21), held in Paris, France.  Professor Shevory will be attending the conference December 7-12th. 

Ithaca College's participation includes co-sponsorship of a side event, organized by Women's Earth and Climate Caucus (WECC), entitled, "Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change:  Forests, Renewable Energy and Health."  The event features the voices of Indigenous women leaders protecting forests and biodiversity...and showcases women as agents of change in transitioning to 100% renewable energy and for the health of people and planet.  WECC will be holding a press conference, also co-sponsored by Ithaca College.  (Special thanks to Wyolah Garden, Program Coordinator, WECC).

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The Image Text Ithaca (ITI) summer workshop (including the work of Ithaca College undergraduate student interns) received a glowing report in the latest issue of Afterimage; The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism. In addition, one of our Junior Fellows, photographer Andre Bradley, had his work featured in the Portfolio section of the magazine. 

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 Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology, David Turkon, attended the 9th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD), in Cape Town, South Africa. David’s research was presented in a paper, “Exposure to Food Insecurity During Critical Developmental Phases: Using  DOHaD and Syndemics to Disentangle Environmental Exposures and Epigenetic Processes,” that was co-authored with his colleague David Himmelgreen from the University of South Florida. 

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Rise Up for Rice

Contributed by Rebecca Johnson on 11/30/2015 

Love trivia? Love free food and stickers? On Thursday the 10th, Food for Thought will be holding their annual Rise up For Rice event! 

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Driving home for winter break?

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 11/30/2015 

You can easily find Ithaca College classmates that need to go the same way! Share the ride and split the cost!

 The Campus Chorus and the faculty/staff chorus IC voICes will present a concert on Tuesday, December 1 at 7:00 pm in Ford Hall in the School of Music. 

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Contributed by Marlowe Padilla on 11/30/2015 

Are you interested in making YOUR Senior year incredible? Now might be a great time to think about leading your class as next year's Senior Class Council!

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Registration is now open for the December offering of the R.A.D. self-defense course for women.  The class will be conducted in three three-hour sessions from December 4-6, and is open to any student who identifies as female.

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Darrin Bann (Biology '06)
December 3

"You are here: Mapping cancer genomes"
4 pm
CNS 112
Refreshments are served at 3:45 pm.

All are welcome to attend.


View other IC Events here.

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