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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 10/30/2014
Mac McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for ITS, will give the SIGUCCS 2014 Management Symposium Plenary in Salt Lake City, Utah in November. SIGUCCS is an Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on University and College Computing Services.
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Deborah Rifkin (Associate Professor of Music Theory) published an article about cultivating creativity in the classroom.
Contributed by Deborah Rifkin on 10/30/2014
Deborah Rifkin (Associate Professor of Music Theory) published, "Cultivating Creativity in the Music Theory Classroom: Telling Tales with Timbre and Texture," in Engaging Students: Essays in Music Pedagogy, vol. 2.
The article can be found here: www.flipcamp.org/engagingstudents2/essays/rifkin.html
Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 10/28/2014
Contributed by Michael Serino on 10/28/2014
The Ithacan has been named a finalist for the National Newspaper Pacemaker Award and the National Online Pacemaker Award by the Associated Collegiate Press.
Across the country, people are having conversations about mental health. On Monday, October 6, Active Minds at Ithaca College hosted Text Talk Act, a text messaging-enabled program that inspired people to have these conversations. For participating in the program, the college’s chapter of Active Minds won a $1,000 prize from Creating Community Solutions, a part of the National Dialogue on Mental Health. To learn more about Active Minds and the organization’s upcoming events, visit them on Facebook.
To learn more about Active Minds and other student organizations please click here to read the latest Club Hub issue.
Contributed by Theresa Radley on 10/27/2014
Do you know any international students on campus? Are you interested in learning more about all the different cultures that the international community at IC represents? IC International Club might be the student organization for you!
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/27/2014
On October 2nd, Sox Sperry, a Program Associate and curriculum writer for Project Look Sharp conducted a free teacher webinar on how to use media decoding to invite students into a conversation about the challenges revolving around sustainability.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/26/2014
Ithaca College Alumni, Kelsey Greene ('12), presented on behalf of Project Look Sharp at the NAAEE conference in Ottawa, Ontario, on Thursday, October 9 from 2:15pm to 3:45 in the Ottawa Convention Centre. In her interactive workshop she used Project Look Sharp’s sustainability curriculum kits to model how educators in formal and informal learning sectors can teach about relevant sustainability issues through deconstruction and production of diverse media texts.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 10/23/2014
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was the invited keynote speaker for the 5th Annual Digital Witness Symposium held jointly at Hamilton College and Syracuse University.
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Contributed by Stephen Shoemaker on 10/23/2014
Submitted on behalf of the staff of Marketing Communications:
Congratulations to Dave Cameron, whose presentation titled "Human at Work, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Get Better at My Job" won both Best of Track and Best of Conference this week at the HighEdWeb Association national conference in Portland, OR.
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Contributed by Diane Gayeski on 10/22/2014
Park School Dean Diane Gayeski '74 and Evan D. Williams '08 presented a session on "The Art and Science of Communications Appraisal" at the annual conference of the International Association of Business Communicators Heritage Region in Providence, RI.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 10/21/2014
Katalin Lustyik, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, has been invited to deliver a presentation at the Transnational Children's Television and Audiences Symposium organized by the Arab Media Centre of the Communication and Research Institute (CAMRI) at the University of Westminster, London, UK, on October 24, 2014.
Her presentation, "Hungarian and Eastern European Children's Media in a Regional and Transnational Context," is part of a panel and debate session focused on "Children’s Experiences of Digital Media: Breakthroughs and Setbacks."
Psychology Professors Brandy Bessette-Symons, Jessye Cohen-Filipic, Jeffrey Holmes, Judith Pena-Shaff, and Barney Beins present at annual convention of the American Psychological Association
Contributed by Bernard Beins on 10/21/2014
Five psychology faculty authored and presented their work at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC in a series of poster, workshop, and symposium presentations.
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John Scott’s film “In the Waiting Room” was one of twenty-nine films in competition at the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin last weekend. The festival selected twenty-nine movies from over 770 submissions from 70 countries to be in the competition screenings.
“In the Waiting Room” is Scott’s adaptation of an Elizabeth Bishop poem of the same name and is designed to be integrated into a larger documentary project that focuses on the life and work of the poet.
Scott is an associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies.
HSHP faculty, Miranda Kaye (ESS), Amy Frith (HPPE) and Justine Vosloo (ESS) publish in Journal of Applied Sport Psychology
Contributed by Jackie Wandell on 10/20/2014
The research examined the relationship between young athlete and parent achievement motivation on precompetitive anxiety. Results indicated that a parents’ definitions of competence held for the child was related to their young athlete's
Professors Ivy Walz and Diane Birr, will perform "Shades of Love: A recital of Modern American repertoire"
Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 10/20/2014
Professors Ivy Walz, mezzo soprano and Diane Birr, piano will perform "Shades of Love: A recital of Modern American repertoire" on a recital series in Norwalk, CT on Wednesday, October 29 and on WCNY's "LIVE AT NOON" on Saturday, November 15.
Contributed by Noel Wheeler on 10/20/2014
Professor Catherine Taylor has been awarded a residency at the Djerassi Foundation in northern California in order to work on her writing. She will be in residence during May and June, 2015.
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 10/20/2014
Associate Professor Matt Mogekwu presented two papers this summer at international conferences.
Mogekwu attended the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) in Hyderabad, India, and presented "Global Media Ethics: The Challenge of National Identity and Cultural Boundaries."
Following that conference, he attended the 25th General Conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) in Istanbul, Turkey. There he presented a paper, "Community Theater: The Medium as the Message for Peace." At the conference, he was re-elected to the Governing Council of the Association for a two-year term.
Mogekwu chairs the Department of Journalism.
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