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Skott Freedman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, recently had a study published in Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education.

The study, titled "Knowledge of autism spectrum disorder among college students in healthcare disciplines," appears in the current issue of the journal (2014, Volume 17, Number 1, p. 17-26).

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 Pearl Ponce, Associate Professor in the Department of History, is pleased to announce that her book on Bleeding Kansas has been released.  Entitled To Govern the Devil in Hell:  The Political Crisis in Territorial Kansas, it investigates the turmoil Kansas Territory experienced in the 1850s through the prism of governance.  At issue in Kansas was whether the territory would join the Union as a slave or free state.  The stakes were so high for the country that what began as a typical election scandal in 1854 escalated until this small territory had two competing governments and constitutions and a populace so driven by their ideological differences that they turned to violence in 1856 to try and settle them. 

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 Josh T Franco returns from two European residencies.

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Michael "Bodhi" Rogers, Tom Pfaff, Jason Hamilton, and Ali Erkan's paper titled "Using Sustainability Themes and Multidisciplinary Approaches to Enhance STEM Education" was accepted for publication in the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education. 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Yvonne Rogalski, Adam Peruta, Jeff Cohen, Michael McCall, Stephen Sweet and David Kornreich; staff member Luca Maurer; alumni Chris Regan, Tim Reynolds and Ross Orlando; and students Jesus Martinez and Candace King. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.

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I.C. Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) majors, Lauren Denecke and Sara Harmon soared to a 2nd Place finish in the 2014 Washington Media Scholars Foundation's Media Plan Case Competition

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Stephen Sweet, Chair and Associate Professor of Sociology, participated in the White House Summit on Working Families held June 23 in Washington DC. 

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Laura presented at the 2014 Canadian Health Libraries Association, held June 17-20, 2014, in Montreal. The conference theme was "Scaling New Heights Together". Laura's lecture was entitled, "Research Syntheses in Graduate Research: A Scoping Review." 

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Marie Sanford, Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, presented a poster at the 22nd Annual Colloquium of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children-APSAC (June 11-14, 2014) in New Orleans, LA.. The poster was entitled “Clinical Perspectives in Interviewing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children.”

The Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology has conducted ongoing research in oral proficiency of non-native English speakers. The most recent presentation included work contributed by graduate student research assistants, Anne Escobedo (Class of 2015) and Julie Balazs (Class of 2014) with faculty member, Marie Sanford.

They presented a paper at the 9th International Conference of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences held at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. The paper was entitled “Identifying Reliable Predictors of Oral Proficiency in Non-Native English Speakers.”

Click here to view the presentation.

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Alka Bramhandkar, Chris Hummel, Susan Swensen Witherup, Kari Brossard Stoos and Michael McCall; staff members Tom Rochon, Diana Dimitrova, Michael O’Neill, Gerard Turbide; and student Leah Galant. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.

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Marlena Grzaslewicz, an Emmy-winning sound editor, recently finished work on Ken Burns' upcoming documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate Story. The series is set to air on PBS in September.

Grzaslewicz served as dialogue editor on the project. At Ithaca College Grzaslewicz is a Pendleton Endowed Chair and Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies.

This week PBS released a preview of the series which is now available online. To watch the preview, visit: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-roosevelts/.
 

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Carlos Figueroa (Politics Department) has recently presented a paper titled “The Footnote/Endnote as an Interpretive Analytical Tool in Historical Political Science” as part of the Interpretation Across the Discipline panel, and also chaired a discussion on "Theorizing Black Identity" within the section titled Race, Ethnicity and Politics.  These sessions were part of the Western Political Science Association annual conference held in Seattle, WA, April 2014.  

Stewart Auyash, Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, participated as a member of the program review team for the IES Study Abroad programs in Cape Town, South Africa.  The on-site portion of the review took place in May.

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ICTV's Newswatch 16 won Fierst Place for Best News Story in the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association competition.

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On Monday May 26th, Enrique Gonzalez-Conty presented a paper titled “Inconsolable Memories: Miguel Coyula's Reconstruction of Cuban Cinema" at the Caribbean Studies Association Annual Conference in Merida, Mexico.

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Michael "Bodhi" Rogers receives the 2014 Excellence in Education award from the SUNY Geneseo Alumni Association.

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Miranda Kaye, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, had two presentations at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity in Minneapolis, MN on June 12 and 13. 

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The following students represented Ithaca College at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders held on June 4-7, 2014 in College Park, MD: Natasha Brower ’16, Jamila Carter ’16, Ciara Lucas ’17, Amanda Morales ’17, and Natalie Reed ’16.

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Karin Wikoff, Electronic and Technical Services Librarian, presented at the Academic Librarians Conference 2014 in Albany on Tuesday.  As Spokesperson for the Enhancing Access to Research Databases Work Group, an initiative of I2NY (Information Infrastructure for New York), she brought conference attendees up-to-date on the work of the Work Group's 5 Task Groups:

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