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The Gondoliers at CSMA

Contributed by Anthony DiRenzo on 04/24/18 

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Savoyards Ithaca will perform Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers at the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA): May 4 to 6.

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Felice Russell, Assistant Professor in the Department of Education, presented her paper, "Teacher and Leader Perceptions of Co-Teaching to Meet the Needs of Multilingual Learners," at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting last weekend. This year the meeting was held in New York City. 

Dr. Russell's work was recently highlighted in the Ithacan. Here is a link to the article:  https://theithacan.org/opinion/qa-professor-researches-successful-ell-classrooms/

 

 

Long Term Care Insurance

Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/24/18 

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Visit www.genworth.com/groupltc. Enter Group ID: ithacacollege and Access Code: groupltc or call 800.416.3624.

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The Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) and the Teaching and Learning Technology (TLT) group collaborated to offer a hands-on experience, VoiceThread: Beginning to Engage, for Ithaca College (IC) faculty.

VoiceThread is an asynchronous online tool that allows you and your students to engage with a variety of media and integrates with Sakai. The use of VoiceThread is free with an IC login. Many faculty on campus are already using it as part of their course design with promising results.

Please join us as you plan for increasing student engagement in your upcoming summer or fall courses. 
April 26-May 3  Register

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The International Linguistic Association invited Asma Barlas (Politics) to give a plenary address at its 63rd annual conference on April 22.

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Information Technology has resolved the problem with HomerAdmin and the latest version of Java (update 171), and users of HomerAdmin should now be able to update as prompted.

Please contact the Service Desk if you encounter any problems.

Information Technology Service Desk
104 Job Hall
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
607-274-1000

   The Ithacan once again had a strong showing in the New York Press Association’s Better College Newspaper competition, being named Best Overall College Newspaper for 2017, the NYPA's top collegiate honor, as well as winning first place in four categories and second and third place in two others. In addition, nine staff members were honored for their individual work in the paper. The awards were for work produced during the 2017 calendar year (Kayla Dwyer ’17, spring editor-in chief; Aidan Quigley ’18, fall editor-in-chief).

Those awards are:

  • First Place for General Excellence
  • First Place for Editorial Writing
  • First Place for Best Sports Coverage
  • First Place for Best Use of Social Media
  • Second Place for Best Website
  • Third Place for Design

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 No Pressure Blood Pressure Testing Locations and Times:

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Center for Health Sciences, Smiddy Hall, Dillingham, Job Hall 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Whalen Academic Symposium, Gannett (Library), Towers, Terraces
​11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Hill, Business, Peggy Ryan Williams, Alumni Hall
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Friends, Textor, Muller, Bookstore
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Campus Center, Hammond Health Center,  Fitness Center, A&E
​2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Williams Hall, Center for Natural Sciences, Park Communications,Rothschilds  

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Congrats and kudos to Senior Athletic Training Major, Victoria Voorhees (Trumansburg, NY) for being the recipient of a prestigious NATA Scholarship-- “The Frank George Scholarship”, given to the best candidate from D1 or D2 of the EATA which represents the entire northeast of the country!

 

Victoria is the 5th Bomber AT Major this year to win a professional scholarship, which is a record for the renowned program that has been in existence since 1975! 

This year’s other Athletic Training Program winners to celebrate:

Kim Presuto, Senior – NYSATA
Sophie Knittle, Senior – NYSATA
Katy Helly, Senior – EATA 
Katie Dolan, Junior – James Thornton Leadership (District 2 of NATA)
Victoria Voorhees, Junior – NATA

 

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  President Collado and her team have scheduled a variety of gatherings designed to help her get acquainted with the members of our campus community. 

Please consider joining the president and fellow colleagues for a casual, catered lunch in the Founder's Room of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center. This installment of the lunch series will include contingent faculty, and will take place on Thursday, April 26 from 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Sign up now to reserve your spot! Further details can be found here

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Stillwater Magazine, the Department of Writing's student-edited literary and arts magazine, proudly announces the release of its 2017-2018 edition. 

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Join us as we wrap up the semester with ensemble concerts and more! Including masterworks Holst's The Planets and Mozart's Requiem

All concerts are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. 

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Need to study a language? Latin 101 is being offered in the Fall for beginners with no prior background. For those with some knowledge of the language, consider taking Latin 200.

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 Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered online during Summer Session I (May 29-June 29) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons. Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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You are invited for a public viewing of the night sky with the IC Department of Physics & Astronomy!

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 Alexandra Drelick ’10 of Q2 Solutions Ithaca, NY will present Experiences in Laboratory Services At Q2 Solutions

 

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Join IC Hillel as we screen "Summer," and enjoy a craft-talk and question and answer session with the writer/director and one of the films actors, Wednesday 4/25 at 7pm in Textor 102!

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Join IC Hillel as we screen "Summer," and enjoy a craft-talk and question and answer session with the writer/director and one of the films actors, Wednesday 4/25 at 7pm in Textor 102!

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Join IC Hillel as we screen "Summer," and enjoy a craft-talk and question and answer session with the writer/director and one of the films actors, Wednesday 4/25 at 7pm in Textor 102!

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Essayist Elena Passarello will give a public reading on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm in Clark Lounge

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