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The Provost’s Office is pleased to announce that Dr. Cory Young, Associate Professor of Strategic Communication, has been selected to serve as the Director of the Ithaca College Honors Program, effective June 1, 2020, for a four-year term.

Dr. Young currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Honors Program and will succeed Dr. Alicia Swords, who completes her three-year appointment as Director this month. 

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College Plans for Fall Opening

Contributed by News on 05/18/20 

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I am so pleased to share with you today that Ithaca College has set a date of Monday, Oct. 5, to begin the 2020-21 academic year in person, on our South Hill campus.

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, published a co-authored analytical conversation with Caren Kaplan unpacking and analyzing the use of drones during the COVID-19 international shelter-in-place directives.

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Even though the semester is over, study abroad advisors in the Office of International Programs are available throughout the summer for Zoom appointments to help you plan for a future study abroad experience. Although College-sponsored and affiliated study abroad programs are suspended for 2020-21, we would be happy to help you plan for a summer, semester, or winter session abroad in the 2021-22 academic year or beyond.

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It makes up over 60% of your body. You can’t survive without it. Come meet guest experts from around the world to talk with you online about water.

Water is considered “blue gold,” but it’s more valuable than gold. In this course, you learn about your water footprint, water in your body, in your hometown and on the planet. We explore water from personal, social and creative views in this lively online class with conversations, films, readings and guest experts from around the world to answer your individual questions.

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Each year, the Center for IDEAS honors the graduating students of color and holds the Seniors of Color Leadership Awards ceremony; there are 5 prestigious award categories based on involvement, academic excellence, and service. Please visit our Seniors of Color Leadership Awards site for full descriptions of the awards and the tradition.

 

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Visit ithaca.edu/summer to download an easy-to-read undergraduate course roster.

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Today is the last day to add/drop for the summer 2020 May Session.

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Please join us for short presentations and performances at 5PM each day. The Zoom link is available in the Fine Artists at Five forum of the Keep Teaching Sakai site. Or send an email to rowland@ithaca.edu from an IC email address to be added to a list to which the link is sent.

This week’s artists include:

Rachel Schutz, Monday, May 18

Catherine Weidner, Tuesday, May 19

Calvin Wiersma, Wednesday, May 20

Jack Wang, Thursday, May 21

Jorge Grossman, Friday, May 22

Fine Artists at Five is hosted by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

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The Recreation and Leisure Studies Department is offering the UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY course (RLS 12500) during summer session! This is a great opportunity to get your ICC Diversity elective covered! 

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Even though Ithaca College seniors were scattered far from campus for this year’s graduation, that didn’t mean that the more than 1,300 members of the Ithaca College Class of 2020 couldn’t celebrate and be celebrated on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

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Are you looking for a mentor but don’t know where to start? Drop into office hours to learn more about mentoring for women at IC!

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Are you looking for a mentor but don’t know where to start? Drop into office hours to learn more about mentoring for women at IC!

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Ithaca and surrounding areas in effect until 10:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15. A Tornado Watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms producing tornadoes in and close to the watch area. Those living in watch areas are advised to monitor weather reports for a possible upgrade to a Tornado Warning, which means that a tornado is indicated by radar or sighted by trained storm spotters.

 

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Visit ithaca.edu/summer to download an easy-to-read undergraduate course roster.

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New summer 2020 undergraduate courses, additional course sections of closed courses, and increased seat availability added daily.

As easy-to-read downloadable PDF schedule is updated regularly.

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New summer 2020 undergraduate courses, additional course sections of closed courses, and increased seat availability added daily. 

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Friday, May 15, 2020  11 AM in Eastern Standard Time (US and Canada)

https://ithaca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dGEdZehhReSiUuisqJZVIg

Speakers:

Dr. Belisa González, Associate Professor, Sociology and Director, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

Dr. Judy Griffin, Primary Care Physician, REACH Medical, Ithaca, New York

Yolanda Clarke, Manager of Tutoring Services and Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education

Moderated by Dr. Shaianne Osterreich, Associate Professor, Economics

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During the 2019-2020 academic year, Ithaca College's student radio and television stations were recognized for outstanding programming, news and sports coverage by the College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI), Broadcast Education Association (BEA), Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), New York State Broadcasters Association (NYSBA) and Syracuse Press Club. Due to public health concerns, the associated award ceremonies were canceled or postponed to a future date to be announced.

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 The recording of the May 12 All-Faculty-and-Staff Gathering is now available.

Faculty and staff: Please click here to see a recording of the meeting, provided on Microsoft Stream. To access the video, you will need to log in with your Ithaca College email.

All biweekly faculty-and-staff gatherings will be recorded; recordings will continue to be housed on this Stream site.

Questions? Feel free to reach out to Wendy Hankle, whankle@ithaca.edu, in the Office of the President.