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On April 3rd, 10th and 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Textor 101, Ithaca College will be joining an community initiative across Ithaca and Tompkins County that is over 1,000 members strong, to view the eye-opening and powerful three-part series (one hour episodes, one episode each night) PBS documentary, Race: The Power of An Illusion. Each episode will be followed by a discussion about the film and its relevance today, that will be facilitated by a representative of the Multicultural Resources Center of Ithaca, in affiliation with Cornell’s Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

It is not easy to talk about or make sense of race. Ask 10 people to define it and you’re likely to get 10 different answers. On few topics have there been so many assumptions, myths and misperceptions. And yet the ramifications of race- the meaning that we place on the color of one’s skin- continues to be real, and still has very real consequences for our country and our community.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Garden Level of Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Conference Room

Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of Human Resources

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For the first time, ITHACON, Ithaca's own comic book convention, will be held on the Ithaca College Campus on Saturday, April 5 from 10am to 3pm.  The Comic Book Club of Ithaca is the oldest comic book fan club in the United States and has sponsored 38 previous conventions.  This year, in collaboration with the Ithaca College departments of English, Writing, Journalism, and Art, they are bringing the convention to the Emerson Suites, Campus Center.

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The Office of Admission concluded its review of a record applicant pool last week.  The College received 18,208 applications for the fall 2014 freshman class, up significantly from the 15,658 (+16.3%) applications received last year and 13,812 (+31.8%) applications received two years ago.  Not only is this year’s applicant pool larger, it also boasts impressive academic credentials and contributes to the growing diversity of our campus.

 

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The Upstate Venture Capital Association of New York (UVANY) and nine colleges based in the Central New York State region will be competing in the upcoming event: "Tomorrow's Leaders: Student eShip in CNY" to be held on Tuesday, April 8th in Emerson Suites.

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The last Coffee with the Provost meeting for the spring semester has been scheduled for this Thursday, April 3.

Thursday, April 3, 9:00 – 10:00 am Ithaca Falls – Campus Center

The meetings are limited to no more than 12 people.  Please RSVP to MaryAnn Taylor please RSVP to (mataylor@ithaca.edu) if you wish to attend.

View the Events Calendar listing.

 

 

                          

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The twelfth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 25. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please visit http://alumni.ithaca.edu/rainbow_reception_2014 to register.

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 Writing Department offers 5 Online Courses this Summer....

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In coordination with the National Bone Marrow Donor Program, the Ithaca College football team is sponsoring its third annual bone marrow drive on Wednesday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Emerson Suites in the Campus Center.

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On Tuesday, April 8, the School of Business will be co-hosting “Tomorrow’s Leaders: Student Entrepreneurship in CNY,” with the Upstate Venture Association of New York featuring the CEO of Chobani, Hamdi Ulukaya.

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Contributed by Katharine Kittredge on 03/30/2014 

For the first time, ITHACON, Ithaca's own comic book convention, will be held on the Ithaca College Campus on Saturday, April 5 from 10am to 3pm.  The Comic Book Club of Ithaca is the oldest comic book fan club in the United States and has sponsored 38 previous conventions.  This year, in collaboration with the Ithaca College departments of English, Writing, Journalism, and Art, they are bringing the convention to the Emerson Suites, Campus Center.

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I am pleased to announce that I have appointed Barbara Belyea, faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy, as the next Faculty Athletics Representative. 

 

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Come be an Everyday HERO and sign up to donate Blood on Friday, April 11th from 10:00 to 5:00 pm in the Fitness Center.   Every 2 Seconds someone in the U.S. needs Blood.  Almost everyone will know someone in their lifetime who has needed blood. Only 38% of the population is eligible to donate, but Only 8% actual give. Call   1-800-REDCROSS  OR email redcross@ithaca.edu to set up an appointment early. Or you can stop by our table in Campus Center  Thursday April 3rd from 9:00 am to 3:00pm  till Wednesday April 9th.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

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Come and hear Professor Sean Eversley Bradwell, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, will speak about research and the Ithaca experience with a presentation titled:  "Show and Prove:  Moving From What Students Know to Student Constructions of Knowledge” on Thursday, April 10 at 8:45 am in Emerson A, Campus Center.

Show your support for your classmates, fellow students, and colleagues who represent the Martin Luther King and Park Scholars programs, as well as over 150+ sessions of presentations, including 9 musical and theatre performances, and over 50+ student poster presentations by attending from 9:25 AM – 3:30 PM in the Campus Center.  The noon-hour session will feature finalist presentations for the Whalen Symposium Awards.  There will also be a closing session, featuring the awards ceremony which will begin at 3:30 pm.

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 March is Nutrition Month and we're inviting you to join Team No Kid Hungry! 

Donations are being taken at all dining retail locations and all proceeds will go to The BackPack Program for Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The BackPack program ensures that children in need don't go hungry over the weekend when they aren't in school. Every Friday, those children receive their food, placed discreetly into their backpacks. The need to supply children from low-income families is consistently rising. It only costs $3.00 to fill a backpack, but any amount helps! 

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Join over 40 employers for an outstanding opportunity to network and to make connections for job and internship opportunities in many different Science Technology Engineering and Math Fields (STEM).

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Garden Level of Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Conference Room

Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of Human Resources

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The Upstate Venture Capital Association of New York (UVANY) and nine colleges based in the Central New York State region will be competing in the upcoming event: "Tomorrow's Leaders: Student eShip in CNY" to be held on Tuesday, April 8th in Emerson Suites.

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On April 3rd, 10th and 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Friends 304, Ithaca College will be joining an community initiative across Ithaca and Tompkins County that is over 1,000 members strong, to view the eye-opening and powerful three-part series (one hour episodes, one episode each night) PBS documentary, Race: The Power of An Illusion. Each episode will be followed by a discussion about the film and its relevance today, that will be facilitated by a representative of the Multicultural Resources Center of Ithaca, in affiliation with Cornell’s Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

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