Archive: November 2015
ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and Music & Memory — a nonprofit organization that helps improve the quality of life for people with dementia by bringing personalized music into their lives — have teamed up to use the therapeutic power of music to combat memory...
THURSDAY, DEC. 10
Performance by the Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Douglas Avery; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Performance by the Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Gordon Stout; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
“Make Do: stitch/dye/weave/form,”...
ITHACA, NY — In observance of World AIDS Day, Ithaca College will host a free public screening of the documentary “How to Survive a Plague” on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The showing will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 102.
“How to Survive a Plague” is the story of how activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death...
ITHACA, NY — A 2014 Ithaca College graduate is spending the year helping distribute food to refugee camps in Rwanda, thanks to a fellowship from Princeton in Africa, an independent non-profit committed to Africa’s advancement.
One of 52 fellows selected for the program this year, Malcolm Temple is working with the United...
THURSDAY, DEC. 3
Artist talk by Sarah Gotowka, whose work is part of the exhibit “Make Do: stitch/dye/weave/form,” a display of pieces by four artists who produce works using traditional handmade techniques as a way to self-define their relationships with value, labor and time; 6 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett...
As your cold-weather footwear makes the seasonal migration from the back of your closet to replace summer’s flip flops and bare feet, don’t underestimate the benefits of padding around naked from the ankles down.
Barefoot activities can greatly improve balance and posture and prevent common injuries like shin splints, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, bursitis, and...
ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College seniors Nicole Godreau and Carter Smalley, both integrated marketing communication majors in the Roy H. Park School of Communications, have been selected to participate in the 2016 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Most Promising Minority Student Program.
Godreau and Smalley are among 50 students...
ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College Theatre will share the story of Homer’s Odyssey transported to the modern world in “Anon(ymous),” written by Naomi Iizuka. Guest directed by Jen Wineman, the production tells the tale of shipwrecked Anon as he considers what it means to be an immigrant in America, searching for home while steering his way though chaos, cruelty and...
MONDAY, NOV. 30
“Meaningful Activity for Aging Gracefully,” a Gerontology Institute Workshop on strategies for keeping active, thinking positively, eating healthy, relaxing properly, reminiscing/reflecting in the moment, breathing deeply and finding one’s passion by Eleanor Leibson, occupational and yoga...
ITHACA, NY — Tompkins County seniors are invited to put on their dancing shoes and come out to the 22nd annual Harvest Moon Dance — an intergenerational night of music, dancing, refreshments and conversation — at Ithaca College.
Sponsored by the Aging and Gerontologic Education Society (A.G.E.S.), the free event will be held on Friday, Nov. 13, from...
ITHACA, NY — New Testament scholar Bart D. Ehrman will present “Misquoting Jesus: Scribes Who Changed the Scriptures and Readers Who May Never Know” at Ithaca College on Friday, Nov. 13. Free and open to the public, his talk will take place at 7 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. A question-and-answer session and book signing will...
ITHACA, NY — The Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity (CSCRE) at Ithaca College will present a talk on “Building Safety Outside the State” on Thursday, Nov. 12. Free and open to the public, the presentation by Che Johnson-Long will take place at 7 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.
Johnson-Long serves as program manager for Georgia Women’s...
ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Office of Career Services has launched ICHired — a new portal for posting jobs, internships, fellowships and experiential learning opportunities — to help students and alumni in their career search.
Career Services will hold a virtual ribbon-cutting event for the new site on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 3–4 p.m. in its offices in 101...
THURSDAY, NOV. 19
“Cultural Perspectives on Mental Health,” a Native American Heritage Month discussion hosted by Active Minds; 6 p.m., Textor 102.
Lecture by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Steven Stucky, the 2015–16 Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition; 7...