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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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Independent journalist Madiha Tahir will screen and discuss her film on Pakistani survivors of U.S. drone attacks.

"Wounds of Waziristan: Ethnography of a Kill Zone"
TUESDAY, NOV. 11
7 - 9 p.m.
CLARK LOUNGE, EGBERT HALL
*Free and open to the public*

Since the drone attacks began in Pakistan in 2004, much of the focus by analysts and academics has been on aspects of drone technology. Tahir’s documentary, “Wounds of Waziristan,” considers the voices of those who experience such attacks firsthand, who have been either labeled de facto as “combat militants” or summarily dismissed as “collateral damage.”

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Spend the last week of your winter break with IC's Habitat for Humanity!

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Dr. Chrystyna Dail, Assistant Professor in Theatre Arts, was featured as a presenter at Cornell University's 'TWO FOR THE SHOW: A Mini-Symposium on Broadway Revivals'  on November 6, 2014. 


Dr. Dail's presentation,These Are Dangerous Woods: Normative Gender Roles from Broadway to the Big Screen” was featured alongside a presentation by Jordan Schildcrout (SUNY Purchase).

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Monday, November 10, 2014, 3:10 - 4:05 p.m. (Register here) (Registration is recommended, but not required.)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Miranda Kaye, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Sciences, with the assistance of Mindy Cozzolino, Chair of HSR and Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy, and MaryAnn Taylor, Coordinator, Sponsored Research

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

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Last semester, Michael Faber hosted meditation sessions on-campus, twice a week at the noon hour. The Work/Life Initiative is looking at the possibility of bringing meditation back for the Spring 2015 Semester at the same time of day.   

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The Unites States Postal Service has strict requirments on how international mail is addressed and has begun returning mail to the senders for non-compliance.  There is a link on the Mail Service web page to a document on the regulations.  A brief overview is listed below reflecting common issues that the Mail Service department and the Phillips Hall Post Office encounter.

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The third Thursday in November is the date of The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. They encourage smokers to use this date (NOVEMBER 20, 2014) to plan in advance to quit smoking THAT day! We want to take this time to follow The American Cancer Society’s plan within our Ithaca College community. If you are a smoker looking for motivation, use this time and start toward a healthier YOU!

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Contributed on behalf of Sally J. Neal, Director of the Center for Academic Advancement

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present fiction writer Victor LaValle, winner of the PEN Open Book Award, as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. He will read from his most recent novel, The Devil in Silver, at 7:30pm on Wednesday, November 12 in Klingenstein Lounge in Campus Center.

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