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In the book “1984” by George Orwell, on April 4, Winston Smith began questioning Big Brother. On the same date, people will gather across the United States to watch the film 1984 and discuss its relevance today. 

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG) and CSTEP student Dallas Fonseca ‘18, will both present at the 25th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference which will be held April 7-9, 2017 at The Sagamore on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY. 

Dallas is majoring in both mathematics and biochemistry and he is advised and supported with his research presentation by assistant professor Dr. Te-Wen Lo from the Department of Biology in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College and by assistant professor Zachary Campbell from the Department of Biological Sciences in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Texas at Dallas.  Dallas will present “Sperm or Oocyte? The Role of Specificity in the Emergence of Post-transcriptional Regulons in Germline Development.”

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 Registration to work Commencement closes on Saturday, April 1.  Don't miss your change to participate, get paid (if non-exempt staff), and be there to celebrate with your favorite students and their family members during Commencement Weekend, Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21, 2017.

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Thursday, March 30
School of Business, Room 111

William Handwerker is the grandson of Nathan Handwerker, founder of America’s favorite frankfurter company and the iconic Coney Island, New York institution. He will discuss his experiences working alongside his grandfather Nathan, father Murray, and many other employees for almost 30 years at the company. He will also describe the inner workings of being a founding family member in the business.  

Open to All! Students: RSVP on OrgSync under the School of Business tab to earn Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance.  Pizza Lunch provided!

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Family Carnival is back for another year! There will be activities for all ages, including arts and crafts, face painting, bag toss, and two bounce houses! There will also be live performances, a raffle, and pizza! The event will be held on Friday, April 7, from 5:00pm - 8:00pm in the lower level gyms of the IC Fitness Center. 

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Take a comical spin around Terrace dining hall and bring your hunger to justice! Join us for some superhero food favorites starring special culinary guests: Lemoyne College, Hobart William Smith Colleges, and, of course, Ithaca! Find your inner superhero, this is worth a fly by! TERRACE DH: 5PM / DINNER / WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29TH, 2017

Come one, come all to the World's Fare Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! IC Dining Staff will team up with IC Students to present an authentic menu as International Hosts! 


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Mara Alper's documentary video art "Rising" was selected for screening in Ethnografilm Paris in April. "Rising" is a poetic documentary short evoking the Bali Hindu religion honoring fire, water and air. These reflect the three Tri Hita Karana philosophy for well-being on Bali -- harmony among people, harmony with nature, harmony with God. Mara is currently in Bali continuing her research on water rituals in religions and daily life. 

Ethnografilm accepts non-fiction film genres that promote the systematic understanding of the social world through film. Marked by its contemporary relevance and broad intellectual range, the purpose of Ethnografilm is to understand society, culture, and social issues. The festival serves as a showcase and forum for dialog between independent and academic filmmakers. It screens in Paris, Africa, Asia, and New Orleans.     The festival is co-sponsored by the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and collaborates with the University Film and Video Association.

Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Tuesday, April 4
School of Business, Room 111

Hear from the CEO of a multi-million dollar business what he looks for when hiring recent graduates. What can you do to be prepared for the interview and the job?

Open to All! Students: RSVP on OrgSync under the School of Business tab for Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance. Pizza lunch provided!

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 On March 22 and 23, 2017 all Ithaca College community members received a direct email that shared the updated draft of the proposed charter of shared governance.   Also shared was an FAQ document that outlines the feedback the Shared Governance Task Force received following the release of the initial draft in the Fall.

An anonymous survey link was also provided for campus community members to provide the task force with feedback on the updated draft.

The survey will close on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

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Barbara Gaines '79 will share reflections on what the professional world is like for those in the LGBTQ community, Wednesday, April 5, 3:00 pm, Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

Among her many professional experiences and accomplishments, she was Executive Producer of the Late Show with David Letterman, and worked for Letterman for 35 years and over 6,028 episodes, beginning with his morning show in 1980. In her nineteen years as a producer for the Late Show, she received fourteen Emmy nominations and won five Emmy Awards. Gaines and her wife of 24 years were married by Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum in 1993 and wed legally in San Francisco in 2008. They have a 10-year-old son. We are excited to welcome her to campus to share her reflections and expertise. Sponsored by the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services.

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Colleges Against Cancer is Ithaca College’s chapter of the national campus-wide organization that is recognized by the American Cancer Society. Their mission statement is to help fight against cancer through grassroots advocacy, prevention and early detection education, Relay for Life and many other activities honoring cancer survivors. Colleges Against Cancer, or CAC, also promotes the Great American Smoke-out (quitting smoking), breast cancer awareness, sun safety, and healthy lifestyle choices within the Ithaca community.

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This year's ITHACON event attracted more than 1,500 participants and involved 135 IC (and some Cornell) student volunteers.  Students exhibited their comic art, chaired and participated in panels, ran creative workshops for children and teens, and did the administrative work of running the conference.

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Alyssa Rodriguez, senior English Major, has won the Daniel Walden Prize "awarded annually to an outstanding emerging scholar in popular culture studies" by the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association for her work on the trope of the "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" in film and Young Adult fiction.

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Beginning Thursday, May 30 and continuing through Sunday, April 2 Ithaca College will be hosting a swim meet at the A&E Center which will result in partial closures of the M-Lot.  Please see the information below on the locations and durations of these closures, and utilize other campus parking options as necessary on these dates.

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The Ithaca College Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary is proud to announce Ithaca College's Winners for our Of The Month Award recognition. 


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Toast to 2017
Friday, April 7, 2017
Emerson Suites
6:00–8:00 p.m.

FREE with senior card ($2 without)
21+ event (Bring ID) 

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Wednesday at 5pm in Whalen's McHenry Lounge, the Ithaca Music Forum will present Dr. Elizabeth Medina-Gray’s talk “Analyzing Interactive Video Game Music.”  Reception to follow, and later 8:15 is the Gamer Symphony Orchestra concert!

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Mahogany L. Browne, Mentor & Host, Urban Word NYC, will present her lecture on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 6:00 pm in Klingenstein Lounge.

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