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Carlos Figueroa, assistant professor in the Politics Department, has just published an article titled "Developing Practical/Analytical Skills Through Mindful Classroom Simulations for “Doing” Leadership" in the Journal of Public Affairs Education (Vol. 20, Number 1, Winter/February, 2014), pp. 113-129, which is the flagship journal of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Classroom simulations are an often-used teaching tool. But how can one maximize their benefits?  Figueroa provides suggestions as well as recommendations for making simulations "mindful."

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Srijana Bajracharya, professor and graduate chair in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented a paper at the 10th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability in Split, Croatia, on January, 24. 

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Assistant Professor Donathan Brown has co-authored a book with Syracuse University professor Armando Rodriguez, titled When Race and Policy Collide: Contemporary Immigration Debates (Praeger, 2014).

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The 182 recognized OSEMA student organizations are busy working hard. In this issue of Club Hub Volume IV Issue 8 learn about Ithaca College’s Adoption Support and Awareness Alliance Club’s cause to raise awareness on adoption, African Latino Society’s Winter Wonderland Ball and how After Dark celebrated the Superbowl.

 

Paula Ioanide, Assistant Professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), has been invited to give a talk at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) on Tuesday, February 11.  Dr. Ioanide’s lead-talk titled, “Cages Are the New Plantations: Policing, Prisons and Abolition Sights for a New Millennium,” is part of UCSB Multicultural Center’s “Race Matters Series” and focuses on “how to stop the new Jim Crow in your town and the urgency to create new freedom dreaming sights and sites.”  

For more information, please visit: mcc.sa.ucsb.edu/Calendar/index.aspx#paula

 

 

Tom Nicholson, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, served as editorial consultant on the upcoming The Rise and Fall of Penn Station, part of the American Experience series on PBS. The show is scheduled to air on Tuesday, February 18 at 9 p.m. on WCNY.

The Rise and Fall of Penn Station examines the engineering challenge of building tunnels under the Hudson and East Rivers. Once completed riders would disembark in one of the greatest architectural achievements of its time, Pennsylvania Station.

Nicholson has worked on previous PBS broadcasts, including two other American Experience films, Goldrush and Silicon Valley, and an episode of Fabric of the Cosmos, a four-part series for Nova, which was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy.
 

The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago recently approved the acquisition of a block of work representing a cross-section of three bodies of work by Photography Professor Ron Jude.

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Cathy Crane, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, will be interviewed on this week's "Out of Bounds" radio show hosted by Tish Pearlman.

Crane, is the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship in Film-Video. She had previously received a 2009 New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship for Film, and grants from the New York State Council on the Arts.

Interview air dates include:
Thurs., Feb. 6 at 7:00 pm: WEOS-FM (90.3 & 89.7 Geneva region)
Live Stream: WEOS.org

Sunday, Feb. 9 at 11:30 a.m.: WSKG-FM 89.3 Binghamton (90.9 Ithaca 91.7 Cooperstown/Oneonta,91.1 Corning/Elmira, 88.7 Hornell/Alfred)
Live Stream: Wskg.org

 

Last weekend, Ithaca College students participated in the 2014 Global Game Jam, an international event where designers meet at more than 450 sites around the world to make games over a 48-hour period.

 

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The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has been re-accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), Inc., an Alexandria, Virginia based organization of United States, Canadian and Australian counseling agencies.

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New DESS Faculty Member Chairs Brand New Committee for Easter Athletic Trainers' Association

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Senior Athletic Training and Physical Therapy majors, Rory Fawcett and Andrew Claypool were recently awarded regional and state Athletic Training scholarships at Annual EATA Conference in CT

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Athletic Training Faculty and Students Presented Their Research at Recent EATA Clinical Symposium

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Congratulations to the twelve Ithaca College students who have been awarded the prestigious MLK NOW Award this spring:

  • Jacqueline Unger '16
  • Meghan Graham '17
  • Elijah Breton '16
  • Alex Blanca '16
  • Alana Rosansky '16
  • Angela Leonardo '16
  • Eddy Tapia '16
  • Samantha Thompson '15
  • Nina Manzella '17
  • Zihui Adams '17      

The MLK NOW Award is given each year to a group of students who volunteer during the Ithaca College MLK Day of Service. The recipients of this award were nominated by their peers for having displayed an exemplary level of teamwork, a positive attitude, and commitment to social justice during the event. Please join us in congratulating these fabulous students!

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Nancy Ramage, Dana Professor of the Humanities and Arts Emerita, and retired professor of Art History, has just published the sixth edition of the book she wrote with her husband, Andrew Ramage: Roman Art: Romulus to Constantine.

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Before the turn of the new year, Jeffery Meyer, Director of Orchestras, presented three days of conducting masterclasses at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, one of the largest performing arts institutions in the world and one of the most important in the area of conducting training.

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The Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble recently returned from the Jazz Education Network conference Dallas, TX.   Over 1500 people attended the conference, which included jazz students, educators and world-class performers.

 

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Jeffery Meyer, Director of Orchestras, will be presenting three days of conducting masterclasses at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, one of the largest performing arts institutions in the world and one of the most important in the area of conducting training.

 

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Paula Twomey, Spanish instructor in the DMLL, has published Ten Fairy Tales in Latin with Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, in collaboration with Suzanne Nussbaum.

The ten tales include Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, The Little Red Hen, The Gingerbread Man, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Three Little Pigs, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Pied Piper, and Sleeping Beauty. These popular fairy tales are presented as a script designed to be read aloud as reader’s theater or performed for a larger audience as a mini-drama. Each tale concludes with both a traditional ending and a “twisted ending” – an unexpected alternative conclusion to the story.  A puzzle or activity accompanies each tale.

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An exhibition of Photography Professor Ron Jude's Lick Creek Line project will open on Saturday, February 1st from 7 - 9 pm at Gallery Luisotti in Santa Monica, CA.

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