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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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Fae Dremock, assistant professor of Environmental Studies and Science, recently had a story published by New World Writing.

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Stephen Mosher, professor in the Department of Sports Management and Media, was quoted in an El Paso Times article on the impact of the 1966 NCAA men's basketball championship, which saw a Texas Western team comprised of all black players defeat a Kentucky team made up entirely of white players.

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Professor Pena-Shaff's students presented the following posters describing the research conducted by their research team as part of the interdisciplinary, NSF-funded project, examining the effect of locomotor experience on young infants’ development of executive functioning:

 

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Professor Rader's students presented the following posters describing the research conducted by their research team as part of the interdisciplinary, NSF-funded project, examining the effect of locomotor experience on young infants’ development of executive functioning:

 

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Professor DePalma's students presented the following posters describing the research conducted by their research team:

 

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On March 4 and 4, 2016, four students from Professor Stephenson's research team, Clinical and Mental Health research,  presented two posters at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, in New York, NY.

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 On February 20, Donathan Brown (Communication Studies) made his debut appearance on the Emmy-winning talk show "Fresh Outlook."   Less than one month later, but was invited back to weigh in on the primary elections in both parties, as well as President Obama's candidate for the Supreme Court. 

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The Leadership Scholar Program recognizes students with a demonstrated record of academic and co-curricular achievements. Students enter the program during their first year at Ithaca College and take on new leadership challenges every semester until they graduate. Components of the program include service projects, professional development, and leadership in student organizations that is recorded in leadership portfolios that are presented to administrators and peers every semester.

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On behalf of the Ithaca College Sigma Phi Omega Chapter, Elizabeth J. Bergman, associate professor of Aging Studies, accepted the 2016 Service Project Award for the “Age on Stage” intergenerational theater project.  

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Jonathan Ablard presented "Counterrevolution without Revolutionaries: Leftist Conspiracies in the Barracks and the Argentine Right, 1917-1922" to the Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies Conference at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA on March 4, 2016.

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An expanded essay on Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB (1983) by Matthew Holtmeier, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Screen Studies, was recently published by the Library of Congress for its list of films inducted into the National Film Archive.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered an invited keynote address at the iDocs Symposium in Bristol, UK, at the University of the West of England.  Her talk was entitled “Thinking Through Digital Media:  Transnational Environments.” 

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Last Thursday, the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) held an event titled “We Are Not Our Stereotypes” in Emerson Suites.  This event featured a series of speeches and performances all with the purpose of dispelling stereotypes about individuals of Caribbean heritage.  This event aligned perfectly with CSA’s mission, which is to “educate themselves and others within and out of the Ithaca College community about the social, political, and fiscal issues of the Caribbean.” Congratulations to CSA for hosting such an impactful event for both the amazing performers and all the excited attendees in the audience.

Last Friday, the IC International Club hosted Interfashional Night, an annual fashion show showcasing clothing from all around the world.  Both international and American students got the chance to walk the runway wearing traditional clothing from many different cultures.  This year’s theme was “Now Boarding,” which served as a reference to boarding a plane to travel to a new destination and represented the truly cross-cultural nature of this event.  The event also included live entertainment and refreshments, which made for an exciting night!

For more on IC International Club and other student organizations please click here.

Sister 2 Sister, an empowerment group for the women at IC and a network of support for social, emotional, psychological, academic, and political growth, held an event called “Re-Claiming Blackness” to conclude Black History Month, Sunday, February, 28 in Emerson Suites. The event showcased a variety of Ithaca College students and alumni as well as a group of three poets/teachers from Albany called, “The New Poets.”

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