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PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America), AMA (American Marketing Association), WIC (Women in Communications), AAF (American Advertising Federation) and IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) co-sponsored the 3rd Annual Internship Panel on Wednesday, October 9th in the Park Auditorium. Ten students shared their most recent internship experiences and provided advice to students who are applying to their first internships. IC alumn and Campus Programs Manager for the Intern Queen, Shayna Dunitz moderated the panel. Congratulations to PRSSA, WIC, AAF, AMA and IABC!

African-Latino Society teamed with PODER and the Student Activities to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Tuesday October, 29th in IC Square. The event was a great success and allowed students to learned about Mexican culture. Students decorated sugar skulls, enjoyed a catered Mexican dinner and danced to festive music. Congrats to African-Latino Society, PODER and the Student Activities Board for putting on a successful event!

Do you have an interest in theatre even though you’re not a theatre major?  Do you enjoy attending performances put on by your classmates and friends?  IC Players may provide an opportunity that interests you!

IC Players is a completely student-run theatre organization on campus designed specifically to give members of the Ithaca College community theatrical opportunities and a space to grow both professionally and creatively.

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Chip Gagnon, Associate Professor of Politics, was an invited participant at the workshop "Sources of Populism in the Balkans" held in Marija Bistrica, Croatia. The Workshop was organized by the Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Zagreb on October 30-31.

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Dr. Radio Cremata, Assistant Professor of Music Education, presents research at several conferences in England, Missouri, Florida, Texas and Rhode Island.

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Doreen Hettich-Atkins, Michele Lenhart, and Tiffani Ziemann all presented at the College Student Personnel Association of New York State conference held in Saratoga Springs, NY in early October.

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Music Professor Kim Dunnick presented a lecture recital at the conference of the Associacao Brasileira de Trompetistas, October 28 – 31, in Vitoria, Brazil.

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 Dr. Carl Johengen (School of Music) will give the premiere of a new song cycle by composer David Sisco in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on Friday, November 14. Pictured with Carl (right) are Shiela Kibbe (IC '82) and David Sisco.

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Dr. Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to give a presentation at the NACWPI (National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors) Conference (October 30, November 1, 2014) in St. Louis, MO. The presentation was entitled “Bernoulli and Venturi: The physics and pedagogy of teaching voicing on the clarinet”.
 

 

 Dr. Nord's presentation, "MIDI on the 'Net:  Programming MIDI for your Web Browser using Javascript", explores the ways MIDI can be used to add greater capabilities to any web page.

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On September 2, Cyndy Scheibe gave a presentation to the staff and editors of The Ithacan. She presented on Media Literacy with an emphasis on equality in the newsroom. Scheibe has worked closely with The Ithacan for years in a role on the Advisory Board for Ithaca College Publications. 

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Chip Gagnon, Assoc. Prof of Politics, gave an invited talk at the Center for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz, Austria, on October 27.  The talk, focusing on his current research project, was entitled "Missionaries for Democracy: What can religious missionary work tell us about liberal political systems?"

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, "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

Jack Wang, associate professor in the Department of Writing, has published a novelette/long short story entitled "The Valkyries" in the Fall + Winter 2014/15 issue of The Humber Literary Review, a literary journal out of Humber College in Toronto.

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Peter Melcher (Biology) presented, "Embolism Refilling under negative water potentials – Fact or Fiction?" at the University of Vermont, James Marvin Memorial Seminar Series on 10/23/14.  See link for details. http://www.uvm.edu/~plantbio/marvin.php

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The Ithacan has been named a finalist for the National Newspaper Pacemaker Award and the National Online Pacemaker Award by the Associated Collegiate Press.
The winners of the awards — widely regarded as “the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism” — will be announced at this fall's National College Media Convention in Philadelphia on November 1. 
The Associated College Press is the oldest and largest membership organization of college journalists in the country.  

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.

 

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! 
 
IC International Club is a cultural student organization that embraces the diversity of students here on campus.  Vice President Desiree Lim (Theatre Studies ’15) described the student organization’s mission by saying, “We want to be the bridge between international and domestic students. Sometimes there’s a disconnect because depending on where you’re from there are stigmas or stereotypes, and we want to be able to get rid of those by allowing people to really get to know each other on a more personal level in a safe space.“

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Two Ithaca College Library circulation student employees receive the South Central Regional Library Council Student Employee of the Year award

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