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Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency. This workshop serves as the prerequisite Understanding Privilege and Microaggressions Workshop.

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Bigoted comments, jokes, negative assumptions and stereotypes are challenging because they can provoke our emotions and make us reactive, scared, confused, uncertain, judgmental, and less able to access our intelligence and good thinking.

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On behalf of the students on the Senior Week Committee I want to share their website and events with faculty and staff that are making the various arrangements to celebrate our amazing students the week of May 15-20. 

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FLOWERS 4 JULIA

Contributed by Sheryl Scott on 04/19/2016 

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In Memory of Julia VanDeMark, we are taking orders for flowers to benefit The Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong Memorial Hospital.

For more information, see www.flowers4julia.com

LAST CHANCE TO ORDER!

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The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Faculty Development Committee are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015-2016 Faculty Excellence Awards.

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Monday, May 16, 8:30- 4:00 pm
319 Gannett Center   
                               
                                                       
Please join us for a lively day with Lott Hill and Soo La Kim from Learners at the Center*, a community of teachers collaborating to inspire, design, and share inclusive, equitable, learner-centered instructional philosophies and practices.

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Stress-Free commute?

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 04/18/2016 

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Ithaca College has partnered with Zimride to offer a fun, money-saving way to commute to campus. Post a ride on Zimride and connect with other commuters going to the same destination and save time and money on your commute. Save Green by Going Green in Aprilwww.zimride.com/ithaca/

 

Inform. Engage. Commit. Join Ithaca Dining Services in our effort to waste less! WasteLESS Week is designed to educate and empower the IC Community to save food, water, energy, and the Earth’s natural resources. This year’s WasteLESS Week will be filled with lots of exciting events, prizes and giveaways, so don’t miss out!

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How to find FALL 2016 Swing, Salsa, and Ballroom Classes to Pre-Register in Schedulizer & Homerconnect - It's not obvious!

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On June 7th, 14th and 21st, from 12:00 – 2:30 pm, please join Training for Change (TFC) Consultants, Laura Branca and Kirby Edmonds, to view and discuss the eye-opening and powerful three-part series (one hour episodes, one episode each day) PBS documentary, Race: The Power of An Illusion. Each episode will be followed by a discussion about the film and its relevance today.

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The Ithaca College department of intercollegiate athletics has another full slate of home games this week, with several teams hosting Senior Days. 

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Test your skills and have fun with others.  

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April 20, 2016 at 9:00am we will hold our monthly Dollars and $ense meeting.  This month’s topic will do a third deep dive into the 2016-2017 budget.  We will extend our time to end at 10:30am.  The deep dive into the budget will be to share how the budget was allocated among the various divisions and schools at the college.  We will also answer questions around changes in line items, and other questions that attendees have as it pertains to the 2016-2017 budget.

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Don't miss the Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival's last day of events!

10:30am-12:30pm: Interactive theater workshop, "Forum Theater: The Large Majority" (CNS 115)

1:00pm-2:30: Deann Borshay Liem's award-winning film, Memory of Forgotten War

2:45pm-4:45: Play reading of Yankee Dawg You Die (Park Auditorium)

5:30pm-7:30: Closing Gala (Business School Upper Atrium)

All events are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at all events. See you today!

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Don't miss the Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival's last day of events!

10:30am-12:30pm: Interactive theater workshop, "Forum Theater: The Large Majority" (CNS 115)

1:00pm-2:30: Deann Borshay Liem's award-winning film, Memory of Forgotten War

2:45pm-4:45: Play reading of Yankee Dawg You Die (Park Auditorium)

5:30pm-7:30: Closing Gala (Business School Upper Atrium)

All events are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at all events. See you today!

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Don't miss the Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival's last day of events!

10:30am-12:30pm: Interactive theater workshop, "Forum Theater: The Large Majority" (CNS 115)

1:00pm-2:30: Deann Borshay Liem's award-winning film, Memory of Forgotten War

2:45pm-4:45: Play reading of Yankee Dawg You Die (Park Auditorium)

5:30pm-7:30: Closing Gala (Business School Upper Atrium)

All events are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at all events. See you today!

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The Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival continues today!

10:30-12:30 Asian American Short Films I (Textor 102)

12:45-2:45 Filmmaker/Writer Workshop (Business School Upper Atrium)

3:00-5:00 Asian American Short Films II (Textor 102)

5:30-7:30 Feature Film, Rea Tajiri’s Strawberry Fields (Park Auditorium)

All events are free and open to the public. For full schedule and details, see www.panasianamericanfilm.org.

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  FULBRIGHT IN SKANEATELES: PRIVATE & PUBLIC PLACES
featuring, Jack Hopper, Tompkins County Poet Laureate
http://ithacavoice.com/…/5-poems-tompkins-countys-new-poet…/ Skaneateles Library
49 E Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152
Saturday, April 30, 2016  

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to attend the IC My Future Retirement Planning Program on April 26. The event will be held 10am to 2pm in the Emerson Suites. There will be 3 sets of concurrent education seminars available for you to choose from depending on what interests you and where you are at in the retirement planning process. Please feel free to attend just 1 of the seminars, or 3!

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Submitted on behalf of the DIIS Information Security Office

Ransomware is a variant of malware (i.e. hostile or intrusive software) that has recently been on the rise. It has the capability to prevent you from accessing your own files. There have been several recent reports in the news of ransomware affecting hospitals and other organizations. Continue reading for more information on what ransomware is and how you can protect yourself.

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