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Chemistry major Benjamin Morse ('17) and biochemistry major Megan Wirth ('16) presented their research during the ACS Undergraduate Research Poster session at the ACS National Meeting on March 14th.

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Freezin' for a Reason!

Contributed by Catherine Gooch on 04/04/2016 

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Therapeutic Recreation students raise more than $4000 to benefit Special Olympic New York

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At the recent ACPA College Student Educators International Convention held in Montreal, Ontario, Canada in early March, five staff from educational affairs presented or co-presented workshops or extended sessions.  Congratulations to each for their good work!  The title and descriptions of their sessions is included in this post.

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Associate Professor Cory Brown, Writing, published an essay entitled "Thoughts on the Metaphysics of White American Racism" in the Journal of Narrative Politics Vol. 2, No. 2, March 2016

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Congratulations to Nicole Lane, ’17 (Computer Science), Ethan Fletcher, 16 (Emerging Media), and Yanming (Jimmy) Wang, ’16 (Emerging Media) for winning top honors for their poster publication at iConference 2016, a top international conference on information science and technology.

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Kirsten Marshall conducted the Alabama All-State Consort Orchestra in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on February 12-14, 2016.

 

 The Ithacan was presented with a Gold Crown Award, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's highest recognition of overall excellence, on March 13 at the spring National College Media Convention at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel in New York City.

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Broadcasters are recognized for news, sports and features

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Naeem Inayatullah presented “Flow: Uncovering the Language of Differentiated Oneness in Hegel, Marx, Sufi Teaching Stories, and Autobiography” for the panel Writing the Self in IR for the annual meeting of the International Studies Association in Atlanta Georgia, March 15-20, 2016.  

He also presented “N = 1” for the roundtable Conceptualizing Historical Entanglements in IR, and “The Warm Indifference of the Non-Player,” for the roundtable Peripheral/Subaltern Agency in Critical IR: Beyond the Silence/Resistance Paradigm?   

He was chair and discussant for the panel, Social Suffering, Production of Affect, and the Politics of the Human; co-panelist for “Narrative Approaches,” in Critical Security Studies Methods Café, and chair for Postcolonial International Theory: Old Divides, New Syntheses.    

Chemistry majors Jameson T. Martin ('16) and Joshua M. Speer ('17) presented their research during the ACS Undergraduate Research Poster session at the ACS National Meeting on March 14th.

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Members of the Ithaca College Model United Nations team traveled to Mount Holyoke College for the Five College Model United Nations Conference (FCMUN) on March 25-27.

The team brought home an Outstanding Delegation award and numerous individual delegate awards in individual committees:

  • Outstanding Delegation: Ithaca College
  • Best Delegate: Yena Seo
  • Best Delegate: Jack Janson
  • Outstanding Delegate: Conor Friend
  • Outstanding Delegate: Graeson Michaud
  • Verbal Commendation: Katie Jones  

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 Four music composition students obtain recognition for their work

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 Ben Hogben, Manager of Access Services, presented on the IC Library's use of the "Get It Now" service to support expedited document delivery of requested materials at the 2016 ILLiad International Conference, in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

 

The IC American Marketing Association (ICAMA) once again placed among the top chapters in the country, receiving multiple awards at the 2016 AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, March 17-19.

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Ithaca College students participating in the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) participated in the 18th Annual STEP Statewide Student Conference held on March 18-20th at the Albany Marriott in Albany, NY. 

 

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Ithaca College students traveled to Albany, New York on February 2nd to stand up for student aid! More than 370,000 New York students count on state student aid programs each year to help pay for college.

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The topic of the presentation was "Building Effective Peer Tutoring Programs on College Campuses:  Considerations for Total Quality Administration."

In this 2-hour presentation, Yolanda emphasized guildelines from the Council on Academic Standards (CAS) in HIgher Education for Learning Assistance Programs.  Other suggested practices and guidelines were drawn from her success at Ithaca College and from national certifying organizations such as the College Reading & Learning Association; the Association for the Tutoring Profession; the National Association for Developmental Education; and the National College Learning Center Association.  Foundational theories which framed portions of the presentation included ecological systems theory; student development theory; social cognitive theories; and management theories which address the supervisory needs of today's millenials.

The session closed with a rich discussion on the importance of student learning outcomes, evaluation and assessment as determinants for continuous quality improvement of services.

School of Music Faculty Nicholas Walker & Elizabeth Simkin were featured on NPR's Performance Today on Friday, March 18, 2016. 

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Dr. Janet Galván has been active as a guest conductor and clinician in January, February, and March.

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG), will present “Write Your Own Story by Setting the Bar!“ during April 8-10, 2016 at the CSTEP Statewide Student Conference to be held at The Sagamore on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY.  “PWI Access, DENIED!” is scheduled to be presented by Dr. Kittrell on June 2, 2016 at NCORE 2016 in San Francisco, CA

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