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Student Government Scholarship

Contributed by Dominick Recckio on 03/06/2016 

ANNOUNCEMENT: SGA SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of the hiring manager.

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Diocesan Day of Penance

Contributed by David Holmes on 03/06/2016 

On March 9th from 12:30PM to 7:30PM a Priest will be available in Muller Chapel to hear confessions and give the Sacrament of Reconciliation. 

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The fourteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 15. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

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On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the Emerson Suites, students are invited to participate in a Master Class conducted by one of the great minds of our time, Dr. Derald Wing Sue. acclaimed author of Microaggressions in Everyday Life, Dr. Derald Wing Sue will share his current and past research on the topics of Race, Culture and Microaggressions. This event is hosted by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

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Two national thought leaders on issues related to Women in the Information Technology field - Clare Van Den Blink, CIO, Pace University and Katie Vale, Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian of Bates College - will be hosting a panel discussion on that topic on Thursday, March 24th at 10:00 AM in the Klingenstein Lounge, as part of Educational Technology Day.

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Apply to be a Jumpstart Leader!

Contributed by Theresa Johnson on 03/06/2016 

What is a Jumpstart Leader?  Jumpstart Leaders participate in each Jumpstart program in a leadership capacity by serving as a valuable source of information and advising students about their college experience. Students have the opportunity to apply to be a Jumpstart Leader for one of the four programs: Community Plunge, Lead-In, ECHO, and the GREEN Tour.

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Ithaca College is inviting applications from current students who are interested in serving a two-year term as the next Student Trustee. The term begins in May 2016 and runs until May 2018.  

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FLEFF: Health Landscapes - 42615 - HLTH 39902 – 01 “Landscape” was first used in reference to 17th century Dutch painting, then migrated to lived observations and experiences. Landscapes shape culture, character, community and health.  Health landscapes: hospitals, waste treatment plants, waiting rooms, climate chaos, arteries and veins, neighborhoods, poverty, bodies.  This course is part of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. We will pursue films, readings, and discussions about health landscapes in this course. Block II MW 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Contact Stewart Auyash for more information (auyash@ithaca.edu or 274-1312)

 Crystal Felima is a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the U. of Florida and is the second candidate for the position of Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship. The title of her talk is: 

Within and Against Critical Mortality: An Anthropological Study of the State, Vulnerability, and Hope through Disaster Narratives in Cap-Haitien, Haiti

Date: Monday, March 7
Time: 3:00- 4:00
Place: CHS 201

If you have any questions, please contact Stewart Auyash (auyash@ithaca.edu or 274-1312)


Posted on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration.

The Search Committee for the Vice President of Enrollment Management is pleased to provide the campus with an update on our progress. The application deadline closed this past Friday, March 4, 2016. The committee now shifts its focus to reviewing the resumes, and determining the candidates who will move forward in the process.

Our goal is to conduct interviews with candidates within the next several weeks, with the finalists being brought to campus in the month of April. We will be updating the campus community at each stage of the process, especially to ensure that there is adequate communication around the on campus visits of the finalists.

Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall

Tuesday, March 29

7:00-8:30 PM

Textor Hall, Room 102 Ithaca College

 

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   Join IC Books Thru Bars for Molly Crabapple’s short film, followed by a workshop on solitary confident in NY and how to get involved in the movement to end this torture. Solitary confinement is a form of imprisonment in which an inmate is isolated from any human contact, though often with the exception of members of prison staff. It is sometimes employed as a form of punishment beyond incarceration for a prisoner and has been cited as an additional measure of protection for the inmate. The event is at 8:30pm on Tuesday, March 08 in Friends 207.

We hope to see everyone there.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Ngan Tran at ntran@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Thank you everyone who attended one of the open sessions last week regarding shared governance at Ithaca College. Even if you did not attend you can still learn about the work of the task force and provide your feedback.

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Important SGA Funding Update

Contributed by Evan Layne on 03/05/2016 

Student Organizations,

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Is your student organization hosting a program or event that could be a part of the Student Leadership Institute? Apply to partner with the SLI Team.

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James Suh has put together a great IC A Healthy Me Challenge this year - Food & Fitness. James is a senior Public and Community Health major from New Jersey and enjoys hiking with his dogs, running, and cooking healthy & delicious meals! 

"I am excited for this upcoming challenge that I am leading and I hope to motivate everyone to make healthier choices everyday!"

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 Is your student organization hosting an event or workshop that you'd like to be a part of the Student Leadership Institute Program? 

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Submitted on behalf of Provost Benjamin Rifkin:

Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has been selected for the Roster of Fulbright Specialists.  Her selection is a result of her books, publications, lectures, and workshops on democratic new media documentary and her research and programming work on environmental and human rights issues across media and multiple arts for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival at Ithaca College.

This Roster is a list of candidates who are eligible to be matched with incoming project requests from overseas academic institutions for Fulbright Specialists.  Dr. Zimmerman will be considered for projects that require her expertise. 

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2017 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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