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IC Soul: Restoration

Contributed by Hierald Osorto on 09/23/20 

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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 23, 2020 
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EST
Join us via zoom here
BYO Candle

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Peter Melcher has joined the editorial team as Associate Editor for the Journal Frontiers: Plant Biophysics and Modeling

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The Women’s Mentoring Network invites you to join the Fall 2020 Coffee Conversation Series, with topics selected and hosted by women across campus. Additional topics will be added later in the semester. Stay tuned for more details, and reach out if you’d be interested in hosting a Coffee Conversation!

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The Women’s Mentoring Network invites you to join the Fall 2020 Coffee Conversation Series, with topics selected and hosted by women across campus. Additional topics will be added later in the semester. Stay tuned for more details, and reach out if you’d be interested in hosting a Coffee Conversation!

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After serving three years in his role as vice-chair, Scott Hamula, associate professor and Strategic Communication Department chair, is now chair of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Education Executive Committee (NEEC). 

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Spanning the fall semester and programmed every few weeks, Conversations on COVID is a one-hour event. It features a 30-minute interview with our featured guest followed by and Q & A with our audience.

The COVID pandemic exposes in full view enormous health disparities and inequalities during a time of global protests for racial justice.  It has also provoked questions about the preparedness of our public health and medical care systems

The first Conversation on COVID will take place on Wednesday, September 30 at 1pm with Dean Linda Petrosino as our inaugural guest. (Bio below*)

The pandemic constitutes a historic moment for students enrolled in health degrees. They can study the current disruptions and begin to rethink how to challenge the health status quo in order to produce more equality in the health system and to reduce systematic racism in health institutions and practices.

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No matter where you are in life - just getting started or planning for retirement - a virtual session with Joseph Silino can help you create a plan for your goals. And, it’s at no additional cost as a part of your retirement plan. You’ll get answers to these questions and more:

  • Am I invested in the right mix of investments to help meet my goals?
  • Am I saving enough to create the retirement income I need?
  • How do I take income from my retirement account once I stop working?

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The Park Center for Independent Media and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival are organizing a panel discussion on September 23 for the world theatrical premiere through Cinemapolis of the documentary “America Street” by acclaimed West African filmmaker and Ithaca College professor Idrissou Mora-Kpai. 

Wednesday, September 23, at 4 p.m. (EDT). 

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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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Andrew Utterson (Roy H. Park School of Communications and Coordinator of the first-year Ithaca Seminars) has recently published a new book with Edinburgh University Press, a leading international publisher of scholarly books and journals.

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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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Provost La Jerne Terry Cornish invites us all to gather remotely for an evening of engagement with our colleagues sabbatical projects.

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Free virtual screening of  Made in Bangkok, an LGBTQ themed film, cosponsored by ¡CULTURA! Ithaca and the LGBT Center, Sept 23 at 7 pm. As part of CINE con CULTURA film festival featuring Latin American films, in celebration of Latino Heritage Month in collaboration with ¡CULTURA! Ithaca.

Find more information and the complete list of films at https://www.culturaithaca.com/cine-con-cultura

To view the calendar of events listing click here.

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A virtual film screening and panel discussion highlighting The Venture Out Project's work to connect the LGBTQ community to national parks and the outdoors.

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Justine Vosloo, PhD. CMPC, Associate Professor from the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training published a paper: “Culturally Competent Sport Psychology: A Survey of Sport Psychology Professionals’ Perception of Cultural Competence” in one of the premier journals in the field: The Sport Psychologist. The paper examined the perceived cultural competency levels of professionals in the field of sport psychology (i.e. Certified Mental Performance Coaches/CMPCs & Sport Psychologists). The paper examined the professionals’ perceived cultural knowledge, competency and beliefs around the effectiveness of formal training in the development of their own cultural competence. A major finding was that professionals believed that their training was only moderately effective in their cultural competence development.

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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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In a Nutshell.

Contributed by Sara Jacobs on 09/21/20 

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Have you found yourself composing short poems, observations, one-liners (or...something like it...) in your head during these last six months? Well, even if you haven't - IC's Staff Council invites you to take a creative break and reflect on a moment in time by writing your own Haiku. Let's connect beyond the daily emails, Zoom meetings and (awesome) GIFs.  This 3-line, 17-syllable form of poetry is calling you. Concise. To the point. And so much more.  

Submit your words/thoughts today at: MY HAIKU for the Staff Haiku Project. Deadline has been extended to October 9th.  For information contact Staff Council members: Sara Jacobs and/or Sarah Shank at: sjacobs4@ithaca.edu or sshank@ithaca.edu.

 

 

In a Nutshell.

Contributed by Sara Jacobs on 09/21/20 

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Have you found yourself composing short poems, observations, one-liners, (or...something like it...) in your head during these last six months? Well, even if you haven't - IC's Staff Council invites you to take a creative break and reflect on a moment in time by writing your own Haiku. Let's connect beyond the daily emails, Zoom meetings and (awesome) GIFs.  This 3-line, 17-syllable form of poetry is calling you. Concise. To the point. And so much more.  

Submit your words/thoughts today at: MY HAIKU for the Staff Haiku Project.  Deadline has been extended to October 9th.  For information contact Staff Council members: Sara Jacobs and/or Sarah Shank at: sjacobs4@ithaca.edu or sshank@ithaca.edu.

 

 

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

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The Women’s Mentoring Network invites you to join the Fall 2020 Coffee Conversation Series, with topics selected and hosted by women across campus. Additional topics will be added later in the semester. Stay tuned for more details, and reach out if you’d be interested in hosting a Coffee Conversation!

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