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Contributed by Teri Reinemann on 12/13/2016
The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) is a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging. AGHE currently has more than 160 institutional members throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad.
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Stephen Sweet, Sociology Chair, publishes article on manager attitudes toward workplace flexibility.
Contributed by Penny Bogardus on 12/12/2016
Congratulations to Stephen Sweet, Chair for Sociology Department, for co-authoring the article, “Manager Attitudes Concerning Flexible Work Arrangements: Fixed or Changeable?”. It has been accepted for publication in the journal, COMMUNITY, WORK & FAMILY. Co-authors, both from Boston College, are Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Jacqueline James.
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Contributed by Stephen Tropiano on 12/11/2016
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies, Dale Hudson (NYU-Abu Dhabi), and Claudia Pederson (Wichita State University) published a chapter in a book probing the relationship between cinema and new media entitled Cinemas Em Redes: Tecnologia, Estetica e Politica Na Era Digital, edited by Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho (Papirus Editora, Brazil, 2016).
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Denise Nuttall, Associate Professor of Anthropology, presents at the University of British Columbia's Anthropology Colloquia
Contributed by Jennifer Muller on 12/07/2016
“Learning to Embody the Radically Empirical: Performance, Ethnography, Sensorial Knowledge and the Art of Tabla Playing”
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Contributed by Tati Herold on 12/07/2016
Congratulations to Kyle Morris on being a recipient of the NYSATA iLead Scholarship! This scholarship provides funding up to $1,500.00 to attend the NATA iLead Conference in Grapevine, TX February 17-18, 2017. Kyle will also be selecting a session from the program and preparing an article to be included in the June 2017 NYSATA Newsletter.
iLead, a leadership workshop for undergraduate (juniors and seniors only) or graduate students who are NATA members, will be held in conjunction with the Athletic Training Educators’ Conference in early 2017. In addition, the NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC) has created a diversity grant program for ethnically diverse athletic training students who would like to attend iLEAD but may not have the finances to do so.
Congratulations again, Kyle!
Fae Dremock, Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies and Sciences, receives two Pushcart nominations
Contributed by Cheryl Gunther on 12/07/2016
Fae Dremock, Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies and Sciences, garnered two separate Pushcart nominations this year-- for her short stories "Split Tickets" in Rum Punch Press and "Open at the Throat" in Artful Dodge.
Ellie Fitts Fulmer (Education Department) and Alesha Gayle (University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education) present paper on racial literacy through comedy at national literacy conference
Contributed by Bonita L. Hogben on 12/06/2016
Dr. Ellie Fitts Fulmer (Ithaca College, Education Department) and Dr. Alesha Gayle (University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education) presented a paper at the Literacy Research Association’s annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. Their paper, titled “LOL? Racial Literacy Through Humor in Teacher Education” explores using racial comedy media in teacher education, using literacy as a lens for understanding more about this practice. Specifically, Fulmer and Gayle focused on students’ hesitation to laugh as an avenue for zeroing in on, and expanding, their racial literacy.
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Contributed by Thomas J. Pfaff on 12/06/2016
Bob Sullivan and Tom Pfaff publish essay, Academics as Suburbanites, in Inside Higher Education. You can read the essay here http://tinyurl.com/hsuu3k7
Contributed by Stephen Tropiano on 12/06/2016
Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, and Dale Hudson (NYU-Abu Dhabi) conducted a special workshop on their new book, Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places (2015) with PhD students in cinema studies at New York University on November 29, 2016.
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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is pleased to announce that Lisa A. Kendall, Lecturer in Gerontology, is the recipient of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Part-time/Adjunct Faculty Honor.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 12/04/2016
The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) approved an official Position Paper on Media Literacy in June of 2016. The paper was written by Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp’s Director of Curriculum and Staff Development along with Frank Baker of the Media Literacy Clearinghouse. The position paper discusses how social studies educators can use images and videos to teach media literacy analysis to students.
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Contributed by Judy Smith on 12/02/2016
Professor Barney Beins delivered an address as president of the New England Psychological at its annual convention in October. The talk was entitled Psychological Science and Scientific Literacy: Paths to a Good Life.
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Contributed by Patricia Zimmermann on 12/01/2016
Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, recently published a tribute to former Ithaca College screen studies faculty member John Hess, in the academic journal Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media.
Professor John Hess was a faculty member in the Department of Cinema and Photography from 1992-1998. He taught Introduction to Film Aesthetics and Analysis, Fiction Film Theory, and specialty courses on Latin American Cinemas.
Professor Hess passed away in July 2015 from complications from Parkinson's Disease. He was one of the founders of Jump Cut, a leading journal in screen and media studies, now celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.
Zimmermann's tribute, entitled "Viva John Hess," can be accessed through the link on the title.
Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Clinical Faculty Co-authored Two papers Presented at iCERi-2016 in Seville, Spain.
Contributed by Maureen Forrest on 12/01/2016
Clinical faculty from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology co-authored two papers presented at iCERi-2016 (International Conference of Education Research and Innovation) in Seville, Spain. These presentations featured outcomes from an ongoing clinical program called ICreate (Ithaca College Ready to Explore/Expand All Transition Experiences), a communication support group for young adults with autism spectrum disorders.
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Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 11/30/2016
Luca Maurer, Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services program director, has co-authored a suite of multimedia resources with Genny Beemyn, Ph.D., Director of the Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst: The LGBTQIA+ Supportive Campus: Developing Effective Policies, Programs & Practices Binder, CD + Digital Training Video. The resource is designed to assist higher education professionals and institutions better understand and meet the needs of today's LGBTQIA+ college students.
The resource includes a 100+ page binder, CD, fact sheets for training, and interactive video with self-assessment to measure learning. It addresses ways to create and maintain a welcoming, inclusive community, and to retain LGBTQIA+ students through graduation.
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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to thank the Ithaca College and local Ithaca, NY community for supporting Native Heritage: 1st Peoples Month at IC this year. Each event was successful in offering a challenging and transformative experience through dialogue on cultural appropriation, representation in media, gender, historical inaccuracies, and the intersection of identities.
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Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology faculty, students, and alumni presented at the Annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in Philadelphia, PA
Contributed by Maureen Forrest on 11/29/2016
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology faculty, students, alumni, and the parent of a client seen in the Ewing Clinic presented at the Annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention which was held in Philadelphia, PA, from November 17 - 19, 2016.
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Contributed by Karen Armstrong on 11/29/2016
Associate Professor Tom Nicholson taught a workshop in social justice documentary filmmaking at the 2016 Africa International Film Festival in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Contributed by Tati Herold on 11/28/2016
HPPE undergraduate students Lena Sargenti and Mikaela Suddaby presented at the NYS AHPERD Conference in Verona on November 17, 2016. The presentation was titled "Classroom Activity Breaks: Getting Teachers Onboard."
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