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Interested first and second year students that are not currently in the Honors Program are invited to apply to the Ithaca College Honors Program.

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Psychology students Marissa Cardwell ('17), Allie McGuane '17), Chrissy Smith ('17), and Jocelyn Suarez ('17) presented the result of their research at the annual convention of the New England Psychological Association in Worcester, Massachusetts on October 15.

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Donathan Brown, associate professor in Communication Studies and coordinator of the Culture and Communication major, has co-edited an interdisciplinary book as part of a series titled "People of Color in the United States."  The book focuses specifically on immigration and migration. 

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Today, Monday, October 24th, at 5:30 p.m. in Business 103, Joyce Coleman, Department of English, University of Oklahoma, will give a talk titled "'Withinne a Paved Parlour':  Criseyde and Domestic Reading in a City under Siege."  The phrase quoted in her title comes from the scene in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (II.82) in which Pandarus encounters Criseyde and two other ladies listening to the story of the siege of Thebes being read aloud.

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EASDC Fall Social!

Contributed by Tati Herold on 10/24/2016 

The Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee is hosting our first social event of the year on November 21 from 11- 1pm in Klingenstein Lounge.  Come get to know your Educational Affairs colleagues and have some fun raising money to support the Chapel Emergency Fund that provides monies, gas cards, and grocery cards to students, faculty and staff in need.

There will be food, music, make-your-own greeting card station, and a silent gift basket raffle.

In order to prepare for this raffle event, we are asking each school/department to put together a gift basket prize. It doesn’t have to be specific to your school, get creative!  We want to post pictures of the prize baskets online prior to the event to help boost interest and participation, so please get your basket to Tati Herold (Smiddy Room 315) no later than Friday, November 4th at 5pm! This event is open to both staff and faculty. We look forward to seeing you there!

RSVP here!

 

Individuals who had stroke more than 6 months ago are needed for a study investigating the impact of physical therapy on walking and balance. Participants will be randomized to exercise in the water or on land using a treadmill 3 times per week for 4 weeks and will be compensated for their time. Please contact Sarah Fishel at sfishel@ithaca.edu for additional information. 

 

The Ithaca College Library received the 2016 Spirit Award from the South Central Regional Library Council at the Council's annual meeting.

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Interested in learning how to observe wild primates in Costa Rica next summer? Attend our information session on Tues, Oct 25th, from 5-7 pm in Williams 118 to learn more!

 

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We are planning our 9th trip to China in May 2017 and invite you to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday October 26, 2016 in CHS room 207 at 12:00-1:00 PM.

Click to see Pictures & Stories by previous group of students.

 

 

 

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A Professions Week Event!

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A Professions Week Event! 

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Young Alumni Panel

Contributed by Katy Hall on 10/24/2016 

A Professions Week Event!

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ICIC 10000 Integration—Connecting the disciplines. How will we meet the complex challenges of the 21st century? We will need to find ways to combine insights and ideas from many fields of study and to use them creatively. Concepts and tools from systems science and design can help us do this. They are introduced through a series of engaging learning activities. Pass/Fail. 1 credit. No prerequisites. LA.

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Who’s excited for November’s Service Saturdays?

Sign up NOW for Service Saturdays on November 5! There are so many events to choose from, whether it is with the Cayuga Nature Center or the Downtown Ithaca Childcare Center, you’ll definitely find something you like.

GO HERE to learn more and sign up!

 

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You can help people facing homelessness by donating new or gently used socks, which you can bring to the specially marked donation boxes in Muller Chapel.

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Shawn Eady'10 (Now University of Michigan ) will present on Tuesday, October 25th at 12:10 pm in CNS 333.Pizza and Drinks Provided.

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During the week of October 10th, Michael Twomey (English; Dana Professor of Humanities and Arts) visited Belgium at the invitation of the Centre d’Études sur le Moyen Âge et la Renaissance (Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies) at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, where he delivered a lecture and served on a dissertation jury.

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Join Active Minds at IC in a discussion about mental health related stigma, especially as it relates to the Halloween season. Wednesday, 7pm in Williams 219.

How should we feel about stereotypes in movies and costumes about 'homicidal maniacs' and horror stories set in mental health asylums?

Different opinions are OK and everybody is welcome to join the discussion: do you have any problematic Halloween faves?

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Trick-or-treat!

Fill a mini-pumpkin bucket with candy of your choosing! Visit our table Tuesday-Friday 10am-2pm in Park. Delicious candies and chocolates in an adorable pumpkin container! $3 to fill your bucket. 

Best of all, you'll help Active Minds raise funds for important mental health advocacy work we do throughout the year. 

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Cristina Gomez gives the Randolph Lecture in Mathematics Education at the Fall 2016 Seaway Section Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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