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Kerry Spitze, Manager of Ithaca College’s Academic Advising Center, has been selected to present at the upcoming Region One Conference of NACADA (The Global Community for Academic Advising) in Manchester, New Hampshire. Her presentation will focus on best practices in academic advising, including the use of active listening techniques to facilitate successful outcomes. NACADA’s Region One is comprised of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Quebec, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the Eastern Provinces of Canada. Established in 1979, NACADA has a membership of over 11,000 higher education professionals, and a mission that focuses on the theory, research, and practice of academic advising in higher education.

Fiona Gillison, PhD, from the Department of Health at the University of Bath, UK is presenting on “Waste the waist vs Passport to Health: How do we identify the ‘active ingredients’ in different and complex exercise programs?” a comparison of two different community programs designed to promote physical activity to sedentary adults.  The talk is on Thursday March 19th from 12:10 to 1:05 pm in Hill 107 and is free and open to the public.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present an evening with award-winning poet Li-Young Lee in the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. He will read from his work at 7:30pm on Wednesday, March 18 in Klingenstein Lounge in Campus Center.

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Ryan DeLany, professional academic advisor in Ithaca College’s Academic Advising Center, has been selected to present at the upcoming Region Two Conference of NACADA (The Global Community for Academic Advising) in Richmond, Virginia. Entitled “Maximizing Efficiency in Transfer Student Advising,” his presentation will focus on Ithaca College’s success in providing structure and support to incoming transfer students. Topics covered will include the credit-bearing Ithaca College Transfer Seminar and the Peer Leader Student Ambassador program. Established in 1979, NACADA has a membership of over 11,000 higher education professionals, and a mission that focuses on the theory, research, and practice of academic advising in higher education.

Please join us for a talk with Timothy Dolch, Cornell University, entitled: 

Pulsars as Gravitational Wave Detectors: A Radio and Optical View

On Tuesday, March 17 at 12:10 in CNS 206B

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The Department of Occupational Therapy invites you to attend our annual Graduate Research Colloquium on Friday, March 20th.

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Thursday, March 5, 2015
2:00-4:30 p.m.

Location: Country Inn & Suites, 1100 Danby Road (Route 96B), Ithaca, NY.

Cost: Free for IC students, staff & faculty, although registration is required.

To register, go to http://www.ithaca.edu/agingworkshops/facultystaffstudents/ or contact Teri Reinemann at 274-1607 or treinemann@ithaca.edu.


 

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The third installment of the 2015 HPPE Speaker Series features Mark C. Coleman, President of Convergence Mitigation Management. Coleman will present a speech entitled "Teaching Leadership and Success in Sustainability: The Power of Personal Will, Trust and Accountability" on Thursday, March 5 at 6 p.m. in Hill Center 104. 

The 2015 HPPE speaker series is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. This year's topic is "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century."

For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit the calendar listing found here.

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The Women's and Gender Studies Program presents a lecture by Dr. Chandra Talpade Mohanty titled Feminism Matters: Cultivating a Passion for Gender Justice.  March 3, 2015 in Business 111, 6-8 pm.  Light refreshments will be served before the talk.  

Dr. Chandra Talpade Mohanty is Distinguished Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Syracuse University.  There will be light refreshments served before her talk.  

 Alumnus Dr. Michael Meador ‘78, NASA, Director National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, National Science and Technology Council will be our guest speaker on Tuesday, March 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in CNS 333.

The title of the presentation is: The National Nanotechnology Initiative at 15 – Big Plans for Small Stuff.  

 

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Miss Representation Film Showing will be in Textor 103 at 7pm on Friday 2/27

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"Blowing smoke: The changing face of tobacco research"

March 5

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

Wellness Fair!!

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Come explore different facets of your personal health and wellness at the first annual Women's Wellness fair on Wednesday, March 4th 11am-2pm in the North Foyer of Campus Center (right outside Emerson Suites).  Active minds, Health Center, August Moon, Planned Parenthood, Advocacy Center, and the Exercise Science Club will all be in attendance.  This event is part of the Women Leaders Series. Visit our website for information regarding other events happening through the month-long series!

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Monday March 2nd from 6:00-7:00pm in Clark Lounge

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Wed. Feb. 25th @ 12-12:50pm, Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center

Learn about what it means to access your intuition so you can expand your confidence and decision-making tools!

 

 

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 Come join us and talk about Women Leaders in the form of a Talent Showcase.

 

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Klezmer: Jewish Roots Music

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Join us as we kickoff the Spring 2015 Jewish Studies Faculty Showcase!!!

Klezmer: Jewish Roots Music
Dr. Peter Rothbart

Thursday, February 26th
12:10-1
Clark Lounge
 

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The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity and Handwerker Gallery are co-hosting a talk by Katie Dorame, a visual artist from Oakland, C.A. The talk comes as part of the CSCRE Discussion Series, TECH N' COLOR: Technology, Race, Resistance and Handwerker Gallery exhibition, Origin Stories (read more).

When/Where:

Thursday, February 26
7-9pm
Handwerker Gallery


Ms. Dorame received her Master of Fine Arts degree from the California College of the Arts and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California- Santa Cruz. Her work has been featured in a solo show at the Galería de la Raza in San Francisco, and was included in "Bay Area Currents" at Pro Arts Gallery in Oakland. She is a member of the Gabrielino/Tongva tribe of California and was recently awarded a Native American Arts & Cultural Traditions Grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission.

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The third installment of the 2015 HPPE Speaker Series will feature Barry Derfel, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, TST BOCES. Derfel will present a speech entitled "Affirming Diversity in 21st Century Classrooms and Schools" on Wednesday, February 25 at 6 p.m. in Hill Center 104. 

The 2015 HPPE speaker series is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. This year's topic is "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century."

For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit the calendar listing found here.

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