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The Ithacan’s website was honored with the Online Pacemaker Award for 2013 at the Fall National College Media Convention in New Orleans on Oct. 26. The Pacemakers are the highest honors awarded by the Associated Collegiate Press and are generally regarded as “the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism.”
The competition entries were judged during the Spring 2013 semester (Kelsey O’Connor ’13, editor in chief; Honest Charley Bodkin ’15, webmaster).
The Ithacan has won the award six times in the past eight years.
The print edition of The Ithacan was a finalist in the Newspaper Pacemaker category and was presented with a Newspaper Pacemaker Finalist Award at the convention as well.
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Sanford selected as a faculty presenter at Annual Meeting and Conference of the Society for Social Work Leadership on Health Care
Contributed by Matt Morgan on 10/24/2013
Marie Sanford, Clinical Associate Professor in the Dept. of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, was selected as a faculty presenter at the 48th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Society for Social Work Leadership on Health Care in Philadelphia (October 2-5, 2013). Her seminar entitled “Interviewing Practices and the Interpretation of Children’s Statements” A Linguistic Perspective,” offered identifiable linguistic indicators used in evaluating statements obtained from investigative interviews of children.
Peter Silberman, associate professor of music theory in the School of Music, recently published an article in Gamut, the online journal of the Music Theory Society of the Mid-Atlantic.
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Contributed by Lee Goodhew Romm on 10/22/2013
Lee Goodhew Romm, professor of bassoon, served as a guest artist at The Georgia State Double Reed Day, October 20, 2013. Goodhew Romm collaborated on a recital and met with many Atlanta area bassoon and oboe students in Master Classes. She worked with double reed colleagues Nancy Ambrose King, Lara Dahl, Mike Muszynski and Laura Medisky.
Contributed by Gary Wells on 10/21/2013
Josh T. Franco's essay "Rebozo [Man] in Nepantla: Xican@ Gender & Arts Revolution in San Anto, Tejas" was published as a chapter in the tri-lingual anthology México en sus revoluciones (Mexico In Its Revolutions), University of Toronto Press. Through a framework built on philosopher Maria Lugones's notion of "decoloniality of gender," the essay addresses Franco's own performance work and the politics of funding and exhibiting amongst two longstanding arts institutions in San Antonio, Texas.
Bodhi Rogers invited to give keynote address on Flipping the Classroom at the Project Kaleidoscope Upstate New York Regional Network Conference on October 26, 2013.
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 10/21/2013
About Project Kaleidoscope
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Justine Vosloo presents with four graduate students at Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference
Contributed by Matt Morgan on 10/20/2013
Justine Vosloo, Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, and four graduate students from the graduate program in Exercise and Sport Sciences delivered three presentations at the 28th Annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference in New Orleans, La., October 2-5.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 10/17/2013
Steve Seidman, professor emeritus and lecturer in the Department of Strategic Communication, has written an article, which appears in the Fall 2013 issue of the Phi Kappa Phi Forum. The theme of the issue is "Funny Business," and Dr. Seidman's piece is titled "U.S. Presidential Campaign Slogans: In Other Word …," and it deals with the manipulation of American voters through catchphrases, giving examples from 1800 through 2012.
The Phi Kappa Phi Forum is a quarterly magazine published by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Claudia Pederson, Screen Studies, invited by Goethe Institute (Germany) to curate and conduct new media workshops in Greece
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 10/17/2013
Claudia Pederson, assistant professor of screen studies, was invited by the Goethe Institute (Germany) to conduct a presentation and present her collaborative project, Gün, with the Turkish American artist Arzu Ozkal, at the exhibition “ArtUP! Media Art in Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey “ in Athens, Greece.
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Contributed by Paul Deamer on 10/17/2013
For the first time in the School of Business' history, a student has earned top level certification by Microsoft.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/16/2013
Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry of Project Look Sharp presented at the Symposium on the Historical Roots of Media Literacy, where experts in media literacy were invited to present on the historical framework of the field.
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Contributed by Tina Bennett on 10/15/2013
This past summer Darius J. Conger, Department of Economics and Ryan E. Cruz, Department of Sport Management and Media, presented a paper entitled “Hierarchical Occupational Segregation and Player Productivity in Professional Tennis Tours” at the Eastern Economics Association in New York City.
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/14/2013
Washington, DC - In August, the Association of Education and Journalism in Mass Communication’s held its 101st conference in DC. Cyndy Scheibe, the founder and Executive Director of Project Look Sharp at Ithaca College, presented at the conferences only session on media literacy. The panel was expected to have a small audience, but during the session the room was filled with journalists, faculty, and graduate students from journalism and communications schools.
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Contributed by Sharon Loucks on 10/11/2013
Stephen Sweet (Associate Professor of Sociology) has a new article to be published in the journal Community, Work & Family.
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Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/11/2013
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/11/2013
Cyndy Scheibe, the founder and Executive Director of Project Look Sharp at Ithaca College, was the featured speaker at the Rotary Club’s Sunrise Breakfast. At the event, Scheibe spoke to an audience of business professionals from different fields about media literacy in the world today and the importance of it for children and teens.
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Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) gave a keynote, "Challenging violence against women from an Islamic perspective," at the invitation of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women in Toronto, Canada, on October 6. She has also written the foreword to the CCMW's report, Violence Against Women – Health and Justice for Canadian Muslim Women, by the noted feminist lawyer, Pamela Cross.
For more information on CCMW's report, please visit: ccmw.com/violence-against-women-health-and-justice-for-canadian-muslim-women/
Contributed by Marella Feltrin-Morris on 10/09/2013
Julia Cozzarelli, Associate Professor of Italian, presented a paper at the conference, "Boccaccio in Washington, DC" on October 5.
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