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As the Ithaca College community continues to mourn and police continue to investigate the Aug. 28 murder of Anthony Nazaire ’19 on the Cornell University campus, local authorities are searching for suspects in an unrelated stabbing that took place near Cornell on Wednesday night.

The college issued a Public Safety Alert following this latest incident, in which a person not affiliated with either Cornell or Ithaca College received a knife wound to the leg. The victim was transported to an area hospital, and is expected to recover.

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Students, faculty, staff and administrators, are invited to come together for refreshments and conversation on the PRW terrace on Thursday, October 6th from 3:00pm-5:00pm.

Please take this opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones while enjoying apples, donuts and cider.

Rain location will be the main lobby in PRW.

 

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Silent retreat Sunday

Contributed by Mary Ann Erickson on 09/29/2016 

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 All are welcome to practice mindfulness on Sunday afternoon October 2 1-5 pm in Hill 107.

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Submitted on behalf of Terri A. Stewart, Director and Chief, Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management

In light of the homicide of an Ithaca College student that occurred on the Cornell University campus last month, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management wants to make the Ithaca College community aware of a stabbing incident that occurred on East Hill near the Cornell University campus on the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.

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Give it a Try!

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 09/29/2016 

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Did you know that Ithaca College has made it easy to post or find a commute? Check out  Ithaca College’s private ride matching network at www.zimride.com/ithacacollege/ and begin saving time and money today.

Submitted on behalf of Terri Stewart, Director and Chief, Office of Public Safety & Emergency Management

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act [20 USC 1092(f)], otherwise known as the “Clery Act”, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is responsible for preparing, publishing and distributing an annual report by October 1 of each year for the purpose of disclosing and disseminating certain information as outlined below.

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Save The Date!

Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 09/28/2016 

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Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair

 

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 7th Annual Latinx Heritage Month Banquet hosted by PODER:Saturday, October 1st, @7:00pm, Emerson Suites (Campus Center).

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Do you have a passion for leadership, team building, social issues, the environment, or any other leadership related topics you love to talk about? Apply to present a Student Leadership Institute (SLI) Session!

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Take an additional 50% off last marked price on CLEARANCE items

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MounTimPossible Meetup

Contributed by Tina Thurston on 09/27/2016 

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(Posted on behalf of Tim Conners '17)

Come hang with Tim Conners and learn about his project to tackle Kilimanjaro in 2017, and meet the rest of the climb team! 6:30pm in Job Hall, room 160. Bring friends!

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If you have begun to enter your budgets in BudgetPak and do not want the data erased,it is imperative that you notify Sarah Kane via email (skane1@ithaca.edu) no later than 12pm (noon) on Thursday, September 29th. Please clearly state the Unit Number/Department Number.

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On Wednesday, September 28, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot will be serving as reserved special event parking for the day.  Individuals typically parking in this lot will need to utilize other campus parking options until U-Lot re-opens for general usage at approximately 4:00 p.m.  

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67 million people have high blood pressure in America

 What we already knew:

  • Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.
  • Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.

New studies show:

  • Using salt substitutes can decrease blood pressure
  • 80% of sodium Americans intake comes from packaged, processed and restaurant foods.
  • Home cooking is a great way to control your sodium intake
  • Exercise can slow down the inevitable increase in blood pressure as you age.
  • Those who have proper protein intake are 40% less likely to develop high blood pressure
  • A combination of a high protein and high fiber intake can even lower the risk for hypertension
  • Consuming flaxseed daily may help reduce high blood pressure

 

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Join us for the Park School's Digital Side Show on Friday, October 7 on the front lawn.  Using an outside LED screen, Park is hosting a series of sequential digital presentations with high visual impact.  Along with the schedule of events, come and see innovative demonstrations of virtual reality, 3D printing and MORE!

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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.

 Dior Vargas- POC and Mental Health: Wednesday, September 28th @7:00pm,Textor 101 (Textor Hall).

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The inaugural event of the Second Annual Symposia on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship will be held Monday, September 26, 3:00-6:00 pm, in Klingenstein Lounge. Our guest presenter, Dr. Aziz Rana of Cornell University, will speak on “Black Internationalism and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement” .  A panel and facilitated discussion moderated by Dr. Peyi Soyinka-Airewele will follow, with panelists Dr. Stewart Auyash, Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell, and Dr. Carlos Figueroa.  Light refreshments will be provided.

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Boxing champion, fitness expert and television personality Laila Ali will speak at Ithaca College on Thursday, Sept. 29. Free and open to the public, her talk will be held at 7 p.m. in the Athletics and Events Center.

Ali’s talk is sponsored by the Park Distinguished Visitor Series and will serve as the keynote to this year’s Media for Social Responsibility course in the Park School, focusing on the issue of Portrayals of Disability and Chronic Illness in Popular Culture. 

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We are pleased to invite all members of the campus community to an informational discussion of best practices for our Middle States Reaccreditation Self Study currently under way at Ithaca College.

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