Contributed by Don Austin on 04/13/2015
Enjoy an evening out with your children at the IC Family Carnival! Inflated bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, and assorted activities stations will transform the fitness center into a children’s play land. You will want to stick around for the live entertainment, raffles, and snacks!
The event is on Friday, April 24th from 5:30 to 8 pm in the gyms on the lower level of the Fitness Center. Entry is $3 for kids, $5 for anyone over 18, and $16 for parties of 5 or more. Members of IC Student United Way organize and run the Family Carnival. All proceeds benefit the ICSUW's fall grant program, during which funds are allocated to organizations in the Ithaca community.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 04/09/2015
Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories. Direct Course Enhancement and Diversity/International Projects. Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by April 15. Guidelines and application forms may be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 04/07/2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (Register here)
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Contributed by Steven Skopik on 04/05/2015
The Faculty Handbook Amendment Committee (FHAC) will hold several information sessions regarding the committee's draft revision of tenure and promotion policies and procedures.
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The following is submitted on behalf of Yvonne Rogalski, Chair, James J. Whalen Steering Committee:
Not sure what to do for class on Thursday April 9th? Let the Whalen Symposium be your classroom!
Encourage your students to attend the Symposium and complete an assignment on what they have learned. Please follow the link for an example of a class assignment used by Professor Sean Eversley Bradwell:
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 03/31/2015
Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, April 2, 2015 for the third Faculty Colloquium for the spring semester.
Carol McAmis, Professor/voice, M.M., B.M., GCFP, has been a member of the IC voice faculty since 1979. In addition to teaching singers interested in musical styles ranging from opera and musical theatre to jazz to world music to pop; she also teaches vocal pedagogy and Awareness Through Movement® based on the somatic education method developed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais.
Her interest in the living body as a musical instrument has led to a focus on creating simple and unique methods of teaching the art of singing that can be used by vocalists of all ages who sing in many different musical styles.
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Contributed by Kellie Mooney on 03/30/2015
Are you interested in learning about pelvic floor exercises?
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Contributed by Joelle Albertsman on 03/26/2015
The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is an educational community experience for first-year students with goals of easing student transitions, developing strong, active communities, and stimulating intellectual curiosity.
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Contributed by Laurie Worrall on 11/05/2014
The Office of Civic Engagement is soliciting faculty nominations to serve on the Faculty Steering Committee for OCE.
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The Office of Civic Engagement will support up to five faculty to participate in the Global Service-Learning Institute, November 5-7 at Stella Maris Retreat Center in Skaneateles, NY. If you currently use service-learning pedagogy in an international setting, or you are considering it, this institute offers a unique opportunity to develop effective strategies and vet them through a peer review process.
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Contributed by Michael Richardson on 09/25/2014
The School of Humanities and Sciences is inviting tenured faculty from across campus to apply for the position of Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE).
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