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Join us for IC’s free webinar on Thursday October 1st at 1 p.m. (EDT) - IC Community Conversations: Voter Education.   This event will feature a panel discussion of local community members, focusing on political participation and engagement, particularly among young people and marginalized communities. Attendees will also have the opportunity to pose questions for our panelists.

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In support and in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness (DVAM) month, the Sexual Violence Prevention Committee (SVPC), is hosting events and workshops throughout the month of October. 

Topics will include healthy dating, identifying signs of violence and bystander intervention techniques.

Click here to view the complete DVAM calendar.

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IC Soul: Pause

Contributed by Hierald Osorto on 09/29/20 

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IC Soul* is a weekly 30-minute interactive shared reflection space for any student, staff, or faculty regardless of religious, spiritual or non-religious worldview. Hosted by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.  

September 30, 2020 
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EST
Join us via zoom 
here
BYO Candle

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How do students demonstrate their learning?  Hosted by the Center for Faculty Excellence, eight interdisciplinary colleagues will describe a range of their alternative, and perhaps,  innovative, assessment methods for an online modality. Please join your colleagues for one or both lively discussions about their virtual assessment practices.

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has published a series of five creative nonfiction essays on the myriad impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on personal life, film, festivals, technology, work, politics, and public health entitled “COVID Sonata in Five Parts.”

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 Opera Ithaca has produced a ”backstabbingly socially distant” orchestrated film version of Puccini’s one-act comic opera Gianni Schicchi. 

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IC Soul: Pause

Contributed by Hierald Osorto on 09/28/20 

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 IC Soul* is a weekly 30-minute interactive shared reflection space for any student, staff, or faculty regardless of religious, spiritual or non-religious worldview. Hosted by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.  

September 30, 2020 
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EST
Join us via zoom 
here
BYO Candle

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Face Masks for Students

Contributed by Elyse Nepa on 09/28/20 

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Face masks for students who are living on or near campus are available 24/7 in the lobby of Public Safety, and students who reside off campus in the South Hill area can have them delivered once per week by emailing their request to publicsafety@ithaca.edu. The off-campus deliveries are pretty popular, and the officers enjoy supporting and connecting with students!

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Want to study abroad in 2021-22 or beyond? Need help finding the right program? Come to an info session and get the information you need to make it happen! It's definitely not too soon to start planning for your future international adventure now. IC will be holding two info sessions this week, and several of our study abroad partners will also be offering info sessions about their programs. 

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Established through contributions from staff, faculty, and friends of James J. Whalen, Ithaca College’s 6th president, in honor of his 22 years of service to the College.

This award is granted to eligible staff members in a degree program at Ithaca College. The money can be used to pay for books and defray other educational costs. Candidates for the J.J. Staff Scholar Award must be full-time staff members of the College; matriculated in a degree program; have completed at least 60 credit hours toward an undergraduate degree, or pursuing a graduate-level degree, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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Chemistry Department is pleased to host Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar Series Virtually, Tuesday’s at 12:10 pm. Please see Ithaca College Chemistry web page.

 https://www.ithaca.edu/academics/school-humanities-and-sciences/chemistry/chemistry-and-biochemistry-seminar-series

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Conversations Across Screen Cultures, a new online initiative featuring live interviews and discussions with film and media scholars, media artists, and programmers in the Central New York region, resumes  on Tuesday September 29 at 6:30pm in an interview that features Dr. Camilo Malagón, Assistant Professor Modern Languages and Literatures, Ithaca College.

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The Department of Communication Studies, Project Look Sharp, and the Park Center for Independent Media announce a live event Tuesday September 29 at 8:45pm EDT for a watch party and discussion of the debate - in real time.

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Thank you to the campus community for your continued participation in the required weekly COVID-19 testing. Weekly testing is required for staff, faculty, and students who are accessing campus.  A friendly reminder that our next testing dates are Tuesday, September 29 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm and Wednesday, September 30 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the A&E Center.

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We are very excited to announce a new and supportive website for the leave of absence and withdrawal process. Also added is an Instagram account to keep our students and families connected!

 

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The deadline for 2021 winter session undergraduate course proposals is October 15th.

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Join Chef Aidan as he walks you through making 2 ingredient pretzels that make for a great (and healthy) study snack! Plus you can top the pretzels however you like, whether you're a classic salt lover or want to experiment with something more savory!  This event takes place on Monday, September 28th at 6pm ET and is open to the entire campus community - students, faculty, and staff, plus your families!  Please RSVP here to receive the Zoom link.

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Submitted on behalf of La Jerne Terry Cornish, Ph.D, Provost & Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Office of the Provost invites you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees.  

Nominations must be received by completing the Honorary Degree Nomination Form available below and also on the Provost website –

 Honorary Degree Nomination Form

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The Society of Professional Journalists invites you to a virtual internship panel on Tuesday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. This panel will feature two Ithaca College alums and two current journalism students who worked this past summer on various projects with their respective news outlets or stations. They will discuss how they have navigated their jobs during the pandemic and tips to find the right internship or job for you! Join us on Zoom.

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