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This Chair Rocks: How Ageism Warps Our View of Long Life
with Ashton Applewhite, author and pro-aging activist  

Monday, October 23, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall
Ithaca College

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Acclaimed essayist John D'Agata, director of the University of Iowa's MFA program in nonfiction, will give a reading, Q&A, and book-signing in Klingenstein Lounge on Thursday, September 28 at 5:30 PM as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.

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 Dr. Nora Radu Principal Investigator at DuPont will present Design of materials for Organic Light-Emitting Diode Displays

Tuesday, September 26th 12:10 pm in CNS 333

Pizza and Drinks Provided

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In celebration of Banned Books Week, have your photo taken with your favorite banned book

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Throughout September, the Academic Advising Center will be providing workshops to address some common challenges faced by first-year college students.  In these workshops, students will learn strategies and skills to prepare them for academic success.   

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Contributed on behalf of Vincent Wang, Dean, School of Humanities and Sciences

An Ithaca College alumna has created a $500,000 endowment fund that will be used to attract visiting theatre artists, managers, and designers to teach in the Theatre Arts Department.

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Overload stipends are available for faculty to teach 1 credit block II mini courses for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.   Courses explore sustainability related topics and students attend FLEFF films and events. FLEFF will run from April 9 - April 15th, 2018. The theme for this year’s Festival is Geographies. More information about FLEFF is available at


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Did you know  67 million people have high blood pressure in America?

What we already knew:

  • Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.
  • Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.

No Pressure Blood Pressure Testing Locations and Times:
 9:00 am -  10:00 am - Physical Plant, General Services, Public Safety
10:00 am - 11:00 am - Hill Center, Gannett, Whalen Center, CHS
11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Dillingham, Peggy Ryan Williams Center, Job, Friends
12:00 pm -  1:00 pm - Campus Center, Hammond Health Center, Fitness Center, A&E Center
 1:00 pm -   2:00 pm - Textor, Muller, Bookstore, Williams
 2:00 pm -   3:00 pm - Smiddy, CNS, Park, Admin. Annex
 3:00 pm -   4:00 pm - Alumni Hall, Ceracche Center, Towers, Terrace


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The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance presents Eve Megargel, author of "Learning to Kiss" on Thursday, October, 26 in Hill 104.  Refreshments and meet the author from 5:00-5:30PM, presentation and questions and answer, 5:30-7PM.  

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Welcome to threads@CFE: This week's post is:

Citizenship Starts Right Here

by Ruth Barber, Instructor, Department of Theatre Arts

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Full-time, continuing faculty members are invited to submit proposals to the Center for Faculty Excellence for Center for Faculty Research and Development (CFRD) released time during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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The annual Careers in Sport Symposium will be held on Sunday, September 24 from 2-4PM at the Park Center for Business first floor atrium.

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Mutual Mentoring Breakfast

Contributed by Kate Castle on 09/22/17 

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Please join us Thursday, September 28 from 8:30-9:30 am in the Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett 316, for Mutual Mentoring at Ithaca College: Moving Beyond One-Size-Fits-All Mentoring.

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Associate Professor of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies Joshua Bonnetta’s newest film El Mar La Mar is receiving critical acclaim and screening in international venues.  Made in collaboration with anthropologist/filmmaker J.P. Sniadecki from Northwestern University, this film was screened in August as part of the symposium "Welcome to the Anthropocene" in Antaliepte, Lithuania. During the symposium Bonnetta was part of a panel on Cinema After Nature and gave a lecture and workshop to Lithuanian filmmakers and students.

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Starting With "Why"-iAP @ IC

Contributed by RahK Lash on 09/22/17 

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The Ithaca Achievement Program (iAP) is a community of learners and an additional resource for students of color; providing a space for cultural familiarity and validation along their collegiate journey at IC.

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Ithaca College's Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) is hosting a T-shirt design contest for the annual Cortaca Jug football game. Any current Ithaca College student is eligible to enter the contest!

The winning designer will receive $400 in gift cards to Amazon! Second place will receive a $75 gift card and third will receive a $25 gift card!

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Join us for Steak Saturday at Campus Center for dinner tomorrow night. For Swipe+6, you'll get your choice of NY Strip or juicy Ribeye and with a selection of delicious sides! Follow us on Instagram and tag us in a photo for a chance to win a swag bag! 


Contributed by Rachel Gould on 09/21/17 

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Interested in studying abroad or studying away?  It's never too early to start the planning process! Our upcoming Study Abroad Fair will have all the information you need to get your planning process underway. Come get excited about the many different possibilities! Where in the world will YOU go?

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Several systems will be unavailable due to maintenance on the morning of Saturday, 9/23:

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Microsoft announced on 9/20 that iPhone and iPad users of the built-in Apple Mail app may be unable to sync their Office 365 mailbox or login to their accounts after upgrading to the new iOS 11.

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