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Cynthia Henderson, Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, was recently interviewed for two podcasts about her pedagogical approach to teaching  acting and fusing that training with aspects of theater of the oppressed. They were very interested in hearing about her work with her program Performing Arts for Social Change. The podcast "Dear Multi-Hyphenate," hosted by BFA Musical Theatre Alum Michael Kushner, will air on May 4th. The podcast called "Flipping the Script" aired on Saturday, April 25th and the link to listen is below.

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Steven Hess, a Rochester resident, and Holocaust educator will share his personal story of survival on Wednesday, April 29th at 7:30 PM Eastern Time over Zoom.

To RSVP see the page here

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Register now via HomerConnect for summer 2020.

May Session
May 18 – 29, 2020

*Due to the extension of spring 2020, May Session dates will overlap summer I by one week.

Summer Session I
May 26 – June 26, 2020

Summer Session II
June 29 – July 31, 2020

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You are invited to join us as Majors in the Department of Physics & Astronomy present their Senior Theses, Whalen Symposium style, over a ZOOM meeting.

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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. This week’s artists include:

Pablo Cohen, Monday April 27

Jennifer Tennant, Tuesday, April 28

Kathleen Mulligan and Norman Johnson, Wednesday, April 29

Cory Brown, Thursday, April 30

Christin Schillinger, May 1

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

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All are invited to join ZOOM  to learn what research these students in CNS have been working on. 

Meetings begin at 4 pm.  Contact Maki Inada for the meeting log-in.

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We have had an outstanding group of Diversity fellows! They have taught (face-to-face and online), contribute to their departments, work with students, and completed (or nearly completed) their dissertations within the year. In this Zoom salon, each of them will give us a glimpse to their research and their future. Please join us Monday April 27th, 2020, 4:00-5:30 p.m. In this research showcase to hear about their work, their plans, and honor their contributions to Ithaca College.

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Each scholar will speak briefly about their research with informal discussion and (bring your own refreshments) at the end of their showcase. Everyone is welcome!

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Please join President Collado and members of the senior leadership team for a virtual All-Faculty-and-Staff Gathering on Tuesday, April 28, from 12:10 – 1:05 p.m. This gathering is for faculty and staff only, to provide space to engage in a transparent and open dialogue with one another and with college leadership around issues that are specific to our work.

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Dear Faculty and Staff:

We hope this message finds you well as we continue to adjust to the evolving situation and seemingly endless snow. Spring will be here soon!  As you know, we shared information on April 13 regarding a variety of options available for voluntary reductions and retirement. As of today, 83 faculty and staff members have expressed interest in one or more of these options, and we have been working to answer their questions and share information relevant to their particular situations.

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Please join us at 5PM for Fine Artists at Five. The link to join the call is available in the Fine Artists at Five Forum of Keep Teaching on Sakai.

Our guest today, Friday, May 1 is Steven Banks.

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Friday April 24, 2020  11 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register for the Salon:


Dr. Joslyn Brenton, Assistant Professor, Sociology  
Melinda Frost ’89, Risk Communication and Community Engagement Lead,  World Health Organization 
Dr. Susan Salahshor, Program Director, Ithaca College Physician Assistant Program

Moderated by Dr. Stewart Auyash, Associate Professor and Department Chair, IC Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education

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The next All-Faculty-and-Staff Gathering is from 12:10 – 1:05 p.m., Tuesday, April 28. Faculty and staff are invited to submit their questions in advance via this form until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24.

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Dear IC faculty, staff, and students,

I know the last several weeks have asked a lot of all of you, and I want to begin this message by expressing my gratitude for your tremendous endurance and your willingness to collectively support one another as we walk through this new reality for IC and our world.

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The Women’s Mentoring Network invites you to join the Spring 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.

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Dear Ithaca College Faculty and Staff,

In light of the changing world, we ask that you be very mindful of your purchasing and discretionary spending.  The Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis has impacted all of us personally and professionally, including the future of Ithaca College’s finances. The fiscal challenges that we are currently facing have been addressed in the variety of All-Staff, All-Faculty, and InFinty meetings; however, I wanted to reiterate it via intercom. 


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Tableau Software has provided Ithaca College with licenses for students and faculty to run their analytics software on our virtual desktop at

These licenses are for academic purposes only.

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To participants in the Ithaca College 403(b) Retirement Plan, we want to make you aware of the options available to you as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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In normal circumstances, we would be meeting this morning for breakfast to celebrate the many contributions and accomplishments of our administrative professional staff.  

However, since we are unable to do so, I wanted to take a moment to express sincere gratitude on behalf of the senior leadership team and the campus community for all that you do to support Ithaca College. You provide the backbone of the structure that allows departments and schools to meet their various goals and missions, and often bear significant responsibility for keeping our educational and programmatic endeavors on track. You serve as skilled schedulers, gracious greeters, miraculous multi-taskers and masters of data who pay attention to the smallest details.

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce its spring 2020 inductees.  70 students, both undergraduate and graduate, accepted the invitation to join the national honor society.

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 Take Educational Psychology ONLINE through Ithaca College during the SUMMER 2020 SESSION (MAY 18-MAY 29, 2020) FROM HOME

Educational Psychology explores the study of human development from infancy through adolescence, including cognitive and behavioral approaches to learning in the context of school and other instructional situations. This course is required for the Education Studies Minor and the Teacher Education preparation track.

To enroll, search course number EDUC 21010 01: Educational Psychology for SUMMER 2020 term on Homerconnect. Online registration will remain open for add/drop by matriculated students until 11:59 pm May 18, 2020. A 30% tuition discount is applied to summer session undergraduate tuition charges.

Contact Dr. Christine Havens-Hafer at for more information about the course.

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