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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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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 www.ithaca.edu/fleff.

 

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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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Mutual Mentoring Breakfast

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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

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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! 

STUDY ABROAD FAIR!

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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Contributed on behalf of Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations and Sponsored Research

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Mayor Svante Myrick of Ithaca NY will speak on his work to support the LGBTQ community on Tues. October 10 in Clark Lounge, Campus Center, in observance of National Coming Out Day.

Mayor Myrick has been at the forefront of acting in solidarity with LGBTQ communities, has sought to create and maintain city policies and practices that uphold dignity, respect, and equity, has issued mayoral proclamations in observance of National Coming Out Day and International Transgender Day of Visibility, and has flown the Pride flag from atop City Hall

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Carlos Figueroa, PhD, Assistant Professor, Politics Department, presented a paper titled "Black American political thinker-activist Bayard Rustin's tacit Quakerism and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement," at the Arts and Humanities conference in Florence, Italy (September 13-16, 2017).

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Please join us with Dr. Brittney Cooper on Tues., 9/26/17, at 6:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge.

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