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Contributed on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees

To the Campus Community:

As I reflect on our recently concluded fall meeting of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees, I am confident that this institution is moving in the right direction on all fronts. There is much work ahead for all of us, but I have no doubt that our entire campus community is focused and determined.

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Weekend fun 11/3-11/5

Contributed by Theresa Johnson on 10/30/2016 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these free events hosted by student organizations:

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 The Women's and Gender Studies Program brings Lenelle Moïse back to campus to perform her new show: AMPLIFY: A "Speaking Intersections" Mixtape.  Speaking truth to power, Haitain-American poet and playwright Lenelle Moïse will perform original poems, essays and monologues to illuminate the intersections of race, class, gender, spirit, and sexuality.  Tuesday, November 1st from 7-9 pm in Emerson Suites.  

 

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Imagine a delicious traditional dinner of Pasta Amatriciana, access to many raffle opportunities and dancing with DJ Washburn, all for just $10, and 100% of proceeds will be donated to a very worthy cause: The National Italian American Foundation's relief efforts for the victims of the earthquake that destroyed Amatrice, Italy.  Love and Aid for Amatrice will be on November 11th from 6:30-9:30pm in Emerson Suites.  Formal Attire encouraged!

 

 

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Prior to the start of the semester, a number of IC members felt it was important to bring the campus together to discuss the various events that occurred throughout the summer. The first Campus Conversation was a great success and those in attendance overwhelmingly indicated that they would like these conversations to continue.  Our next Campus Conversation will take place on November 2 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in Emerson Suites.  Please join us for dinner and great conversation.

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Interested in taking a History course for your ICC requirements?

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The Department of Writing is pleased to announce its next Handwerker Reading Series event, to be held this Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 pm in the Handwerker Gallery (Gannett Center). Tuesday's reading will feature creative nonfiction by Raza Rumi and Tyrone Shaw, who will explore the connections between creative writing and social justice.

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The Ithaca College Chapter of the American Marketing Association is holding their annual Etiquette Dinner on Thursday, November 3rd. Tickets are $10 and are being sold during the following times:

 

October 31st, Campus Center, 11am-3pm

November 1st, School of Business Atrium, 11am-3pm

November 2nd, School of Business Atrium, 11am-3pm

 

This is a great networking opportunity for all students! Here is the link to our Facebook event for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/237692713314386/

 

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Grab Your Hard Hat and Join Our Crew!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/29/2016 

We're bringing you the Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair. 

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Along with food and fun, this year's Fair will include hourly raffles provided by the Office of Human Resources.  While you're with us be sure to enjoy a complimentary 10 minute chair massage with one of 4 licensed massage therapists from Massage Station. Chair massages are not only one of the best ways to relax for a few minutes, they offer many other health benefits. These include stress reduction, improve sleep quality, increase mental clarity, increase energy and circulation as well as lower blood pressure and increased immune function.

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Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry presented at the 45th Annual Conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) in Madison, Wisconsin. The conference was held to discuss how K-12 teachers could engage students in critical thinking about the environment and sustainability.

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The Ithaca College Chapter of the American Marketing Association is holding their annual Etiquette Dinner on Thursday, November 3rd. Tickets are $10 and are being sold during the following times:

 

October 31st, Campus Center, 11am-3pm

November 1st, School of Business Atrium, 11am-3pm

November 2nd, School of Business Atrium, 11am-3pm

 

This is a great networking opportunity for all students! Here is the link to our Facebook event for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/237692713314386/

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Join in on Block 2 SLIs!

Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 10/28/2016 

 Block 2 has just begun! Don’t miss out on the 40+ SLIs available this section. Whatever your interest, there’s an SLI for you! Some of this block’s events include:

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 A compelling documentary that broadens the definition of what it means to be part of the African American lesbian community will be shown twice on Tuesday, Nov. 1. “The Same Difference” will be screened at noon in Handwerker Gallery and at 7 p.m. in Textor 101, with both showings free and open to the public.

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Skype with Stephane Dujarric, the Spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Monday, Nov. 7. Presented by IC's Society of Professional Journalists.

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Faculty intending to use a course pack or course reader for a class should review the following

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Professor Pei Zheng, Department of Journalism, has newly published her paper, “A content analysis of research on China in top-ranked communication journals from 1995 to 2014: a comparison with other Asian countries”, at Asian Journal of Communication, a refereed international publication and Thomson Reuters SSCI listed journal.

The study adopted content and citation analysis to compare the trend of communication research in East Asian countries over the past 20 years. The quantitative and longitudinal analysis revealed the changing patterns, theoretical and methodological gaps on China and East Asian studies, which offered guidance for communication scholars worldwide to study Asian context.

Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost

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Join your colleagues and join the conversation on Monday, October 31st for this month’s Dollars and $ense meeting.  Updates will be provided by our colleagues in Institutional Advancement and Communication and the Office of Procurement.  Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the session, which will be held 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in Emerson Suite A.

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Interested in learning more about cultural and linguistic diversity in K-12 schools? Please join us ONLINE this winter. This course will satisfy 3 credits of the Education Studies Minor Coursework Requirements.

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