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Ithaca College ACDA Student Chapter recognized by Tim Sharp, executive director of the American Choral Directors Association
Contributed by Janet Galvan on 02/17/2016
The Ithaca College ACDA Student Chapter was acknowledged in ChoralNet, the professional networking cite for the online global choral community for their latest project, a choral warmup book.
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Contributed by Chris Pollock on 02/16/2016
President Emerita Peggy Williams will travel to Saudi Arabia in late February 2016 to participate in a weeklong forum, "Women Leadership in Higher Education." The forum is sponsored by the Academic Leadership Center of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education, and coordinated by faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
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Madeline Haftel (2017), Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presents research at national conference
Contributed by Kari Brossard Stoos on 02/16/2016
Junior, Public and Community Health major, Madeline Haftel presented research at the National Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy at Virginia Tech. Ms. Haftel's research interests include the development and assessment of educational tools used to increase student learning and retention. The title of her presentation was "Using Fictional Characters to Enhance Student Learning, Material Engagement, and Recall".
Associate Professor and film/video and sound artist Joshua Bonnetta of the Department of Media Arts Studies and Sciences has released a new album of recordings.
Contributed by Barbara Terrell on 02/12/2016
Lago is an LP recording created in dialogue with the photobook (of the same title) by American photographer Ron Jude, published by MACK (UK).
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Contributed by Kristin Morse on 02/11/2016
The One Show Young Ones Competition challenges creative students to show off their skills by developing advertising campaigns for clients chosen by The One Club. A preeminently recognized contest, it is known for identifying the best young creative talent from around the world.
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Contributed by Bruce Henderson on 02/11/2016
Bruce Henderson, Communication Studies, has been named the Harron Family Endowed Chair in Communication at Villanova for Fall 2016.
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Contributed by Kristin Morse on 02/10/2016
Associate Professor Scott Hamula was nominated by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and has been selected to serve on the National Advertising Review Board (NARB) -- a body that serves to assure that advertising claims are truthful and accurate.
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Lena Sargenti (2018), Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, wins national scholarship
Contributed by Stewart Auyash on 02/10/2016
Lena Sargenti, a Health and Physical Education teaching major in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, is a recipient of the Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship awarded by the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America). This scholarship was developed by past presidents of SHAPE America to honor three outstanding undergraduate and two graduate students in the field of health, physical education, recreation or dance. All scholarships are presented at the SHAPE America National Convention in the spring.
Contributed by Terrie Miller on 02/10/2016
Assistant Professor Christopher House, Communication Studies, has been invited to speak at the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School (CRCDS) on February 10, 2016
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Contributed by Stephen Tropiano on 02/10/2016
Patricia Zimmermann and Dale Hudson were invited by the prominent new media group <empyre> to moderate a month of discussions exploring themes in their new book, Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places.
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Hannah Hjerpe-Schroeder (English '11) to join Ph.D. Program in English Literature at Emory University
Contributed by Dan Breen on 02/09/2016
Hannah Hjerpe-Schroeder, an Ithaca College alumna (English '11), has accepted an offer of admission to the Ph.D. program in English Literature at Emory University. She will begin her course of study in August of this year.
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Contributed by Dan Breen on 02/09/2016
Jennifer Spitzer, Assistant Professor of English, will present a free public lecture at the Kitchen Theatre tonight (Wednesday, February 10), at 6:45pm. Her lecture is entitled "The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up: J.M. Barrie and the Fictions of Arrested Development."
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Chris Sperry Of Media Literacy Organization Project Look Sharp Publishes Article In The Journal Of Media Literacy
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 02/09/2016
Chris Sperry of Ithaca College’s media literacy organization, Project Look Sharp, recently authored an article titled “Constructivist Media Decoding in the Social Studies: Leveraging the New Standards for Educational Change.”
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Contributed by Jack Rossen on 02/08/2016
Brooke Hansen, Associate Professor in the Anthropology Department, authored an article for Anthropology News (January 2016) on the fall 2014 faculty exchange with University of Hawai`i at Hilo.
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Leni Sargenti (2018), Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, wins national scholarship
Contributed by Deborah Wuest on 02/08/2016
Leni Sargenti, a Health and Physical Education teaching major in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, is a recipient of the Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship awarded by the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America). This scholarship was developed by past presidents of SHAPE America to honor three outstanding undergraduate and two graduate students in the field of health, physical education, recreation or dance. All scholarships are presented at the SHAPE America National Convention in the spring.
Title: Leigh Ann Vaughn and Emma Hayden (2015) present research about psychological well-being at a national psychology conference
Contributed by Leigh Ann Vaughn on 02/05/2016
Leigh Ann Vaughn presented a poster co-authored with Emma Hayden (Psychology BA, 2015). This poster included Ms. Hayden’s honors thesis research, and it was about psychological need support, regulatory focus, and self-compassion.
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Contributed by Bonita Ferguson on 02/05/2016
Ellie Fulmer, Assistant Professor of Education, recently published an article in Dragon Lode, the children’s literature journal of the International Literacy Association. The piece, titled, “Swimming with Flotsam: Peri-Postmodernism and the Postmodern Picturebook” explores a new subgenre of postmodern children’s literature, what she calls, “peri-postmodernism.” The article centers on the chief tenets of this subgenre, as explored through the responses of early adolescents, using David Wiesner’s award-winning text Flotsam (2006) as a case study.
Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/04/2016
Contributed by Jackie Paul on 02/03/2016
Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was appointed to serve on the International Documentary Association Awards Jury for the short form series in new media in Fall 2015.
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