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Congratulations to the current recipients:

  • Kaitlyn DeHority, Chemistry and BMO ’16
  • Colleen Feeney, Biology ‘16
  • Katrina Piemonte, Biochemistry ’16

 

 

The award is to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as: MCAT, DAT,  OAT, GRE.   Recipients must have a clear indication of career goals and reasons for pursuing those goals, as well has having a record of academic performance that is competitive for admission to the indicated graduate program.

 

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Ithaca College Chemistry research students presented results from their independent research projects at the 249th National American Chemical Society meeting in Denver, CO.    

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My Antigua, An Island Revealed, edited and designed by Professor Janice Levy, was recently published.

The 300-page book consists of photographs, poetry, and prose by thirteen “at risk” students who participated in a two-week intensive photographic workshop Levy taught in January 2014 at GATE (Government Assisted Technology Endevour). Four months later, Levy returned to Antigua with writing instructor and publisher Robert Colley of Standing Stone Books, who inspired the students to write pieces related to their life and work.

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Several weeks ago Conger was interviewed by Liz Covart for Ben Franklin's World: A Podcast About Early American History.  The episode recently went live and is available for download at http://www.benfranklinsworld.com/

 

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The article was published in the March 2015 issue of "Associates: the Electronic Library Support Staff Journal".  

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Anthony Wallace (History, '05), currently Acting Chief of the Collections Processing Unit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, plays a prominent role in the new Smithsonian Channel Documentary "Planes, Cranes, and Rockets."

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 The Ithacan has been named a Gold Medalist for the 2013–14 academic year in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s annual college newspaper critique.

Among the judge’s comments, “Congratulations on publishing an outstanding print and digital newspaper and your Gold Medalist and All Columbian honors. You entertain, inform, practice enterprise journalism and serve as a student forum, all in an exceptional manner.”

Each year the CSPA evaluates member papers on overall content, news, depth reporting, features, opinion/editorial, sports, arts/entertainment, editing/headline writing, and design/graphics based on more than 150 specific criteria. This year the paper scored 963 on the critique’s 1,000-point scale. The CSPA consistently ranks The Ithacan as a Gold Medalist, its highest category. All Columbian Honors are given within a scorebook section when the sectional total reaches 95% or more of the possible points.

 Five Ithacan students have been honored with 2014 Gold Circle Awards in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s annual competition honoring work by individuals in collegiate publications. The 2014 awards are for work produced during the 2013–14 academic year.  

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The IC American Marketing Association again placed among the top chapters in the country, taking home several awards at the 2015 AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans.

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For a list of all registered student organizations, click here.

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Kudos to the Society of Professional Journalists for hosting another successful event on Monday, March 2. The event featured guest speaker Neill Borowski, the Executive Editor at Gannett’s Central New York Media Group. Borowski spoke about investigative and data-driven journalism. He also provided students with insight about his own investigative process, professional career, and the importance of investigative journalism in today’s changing journalism industry.

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On Wednesday, March 4, the Asian American Alliance (AAA) hosted the event, “Representation in Comics.” The event, in collaboration with PODER: Latino Student Association and the African Latino Society, was joined by Professor Tyrell Stewart-Harris. “Representation in Comics” included a discussion by Harris, who is a pre-doctorate diversity fellow in the Department of Writing. The event invited all students, whether they were experts in comics or not. Congratulations to AAA!

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Did you know that 1 in 100 children are born with congenial heart disease and 94% do not have access to the healthcare they need?  Over the past two years, Heart4Heart has helped raise money for 15 children to receive life-saving cardiac surgeries.
 
Heart4Heart is the first and only college chapter of Gift of Life International, an international nonprofit dedicated to raising money to provide cardiac surgeries for children in third world countries.  Gift of Life International also funds doctor training and exchange as well as post-surgery nutrition programs. Currently, Gift of Life International is working with children in Uganda, Jamaica, and El Salvador.

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Srijana Bajracharya, professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, made a presentation on a research paper titled, Knowledge, Perceptions, and Behaviors towards Sustainability: A Comparative Analysis, to faculty and students at the Wells College Science Colloquium on Friday, March 20.

The study was conducted in collaboration with West Virginia based university to examine if institutional initiative on sustainability may have an effect on the students’ awareness, values, perception, and pro-sustainability behaviors.  

Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) presented “From Breath to Precious Breath,” at the Race, Caste, Indigeneity Workshop on “Writing Political Struggles,” at the Interdisciplinary Center for Global Change, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Minnesota, March 6-7, 2015.

His talk “Meals that Never End: Witnessing James Caporaso,” honors his mentor and was read at the Panel Honoring Lifetime Achievement in European Studies Award Recipient James Caporaso, European Union Studies Association, Fourteenth Biennial Conference, Boston, MA, March 5-7, 2015. 

  These talks can be found at:  https://www.academia.edu/11341346/From_Breath_to_Precious_Breath https://www.academia.edu/11341223/Meals_that_Never_End_Witnessing_James_Caporaso

 Peter Silberman, an associate professor of music theory in the School of Music, recently presented research at the annual meeting of the Northeast Chapter of the College Music Society held March 19 and 20 at Boston University.

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James Mick, assistant professor of music education, traveled to Athens, Georgia this past month to guest conduct the Georgia 11th/12th Grade All-State String Orchestra. Students from across Georgia auditioned in the fall semester to participate in the festival, which was hosted by the Georgia Music Educators Association. Selection into an all-state ensemble is a distinct honor and represents the best players from Georgia. Rehearsals were held at the University of Georgia for three days with the culminating performance occurring on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Repertoire included works by Vaughan Williams, Stamitz, and Nordgren.

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In conjunction with the 2015 Athletic Training Educators' Conference in Dallas over the last weekend of February,  Associate Professor and Director of Athletic Training Education Paul R. Geisler, EdD, ATC was invited to speak to the Athletic Training Education programs at the University of Texas, Arlington. UTA Director, and former IC faculty member and athletic trainer, Cindy Trowbridge, PhD, ATC invited Dr. Geisler to speak on his research on clinical reasoning and athletic training practice to the undergraduate and graduate students, as well as the faculty of both programs. Dr. Geisler presented an interactive workshop entitled, "Clinical Reasoning in Athletic Training: What, Why & How" to about 40 audience participants at the UT, Arlington AT Complex on a snowy and cold day in Dallas.

 Awarded in 2013, Dr. Scriber received the Sayers "Bud" Miller Distinguished Educator Award from the National Athletic Trainers' Association's Executive Committee for Education to honor and recognize his myriad contributions and accomplishments in AT education and professional development. As part of that honor, Professor Scriber was invited to present a keynote address along with the 2014 winner of the same award at the recent 2015 Athletic Training Educators' Conference, held every other year and most recently in Dallas, TX, and this year over the last weekend of February. Dr. Scriber thanked his past and present colleagues and students for their role in his career path and success, and highlighted 3 specific moments in his career that impacted how he worked, and what he felt was important for his work, and thus for the profession of athletic training.

Bryan M. Roberts, associate dean in the Roy H. Park School of Communications, has been selected to participate in the U.S. Army War College National Security Seminar.  The National Security Seminar is a one-week event that creates an environment for Army War College students and distinguished guests to examine current national security issues and exchange candid dialogue. NSS takes place during the first full week of June, immediately preceding graduation, and serves as a capstone event that enhances student learning through exposure to a cross section of American perspectives.

NSS provides a forum for distinguished speakers to discuss their views on issues of importance to the nation's security and welfare with students, International Fellows, and faculty of the Army War College as well as new members from across the country.

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