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 Seven History Majors presented original research to the Central-Western New York Phi Alpha Theta Conference that was hosted remotely by the Ithaca College Department of History on March 28. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference could not convene as previously planned. Over forty students from all over New York and Pennsylvania participated Our students adjusted to the crisis, and submitted papers to session chairs. The students who presented were Mattie Beauford, Hannah De Oliveira, Alexandria Kavalec, Harrison Malkin, Luis Valderrama, Melody Naccarato, and Araxie Mehrotra.

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The Academic Program Prioritization (APP) action group, as part of the implementation planning for Ithaca Forever, is soliciting faculty input on the development of principles by which all programs will be evaluated, looking for areas with capacity for growth, programs that could potentially be combined, programs that might stay as they are, and those that might need to be sunsetted. Our first task is identifying, as best we can, broad approaches that will ensure that academic programs are running as efficiently as possible.

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 The 8th annual New Voices Festival will take place via zoom (register here: https://www.ithaca.edu/academics/school-humanities-and-sciences/writing/new-voices-festival/2020-festival) on three evenings, April 22-24, at 5.30pm. Please register for free and join us for three literary evenings.

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When did Hillel at I.C. begin? What was it like being Jewish on campus in the 1960s? Who were our past student leaders and professional staff? Join Austin Reid, Hillel Springboard Fellow, on Tuesday, April 21st at Noon Eastern Time for a discussion of Hillel's history.

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As we battle COVID-19, many are asking how we could better step up for those tumbling through the gaps. Join Omega Hollies, Assistant Director for the Center for IDEAS and Hillel on Thursday, April 23rd at Noon Eastern Time as we diginto one of many Jewish answers to an unjust world - tzedakah.

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Steven Hess, a Pittsford 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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When did Hillel at I.C. begin? What was it like being Jewish on campus in the 1960s? Who were our past student leaders and professional staff? Join Austin Reid, Hillel Springboard Fellow, on Tuesday, April 21st at Noon Eastern Time for a discussion of Hillel's history.

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IC Soul: Refuge

Contributed by Hierald Osorto on 04/19/20 

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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.  

April 22, 2020 (Every Wednesday)
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EST
Join us via zoom here
BYO Candle

Each week IC Soul is facilitated by a different IC staff, faculty, or student. Together, we'll light a candle, share in silence, music, and text, reflect in small groups, and receive a blessing. This week Jacob White, Counselor at the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services is leading our reflection on the theme of seeking refuge. He's selected "The Peace of Wild Things" by Wendell Berry as our a text for this week.

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IC Soul: Refuge

Contributed by Hierald Osorto on 04/19/20 

View printable version

 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.  

April 22, 2020 (Every Wednesday)
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EST
Join us via zoom here
BYO Candle

Each week IC Soul is facilitated by a different IC staff, faculty, or student. Together, we'll light a candle, share in silence, music, and text, reflect in small groups, and receive a blessing. This week Jacob White, Counselor at the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services is leading our reflection on the theme of seeking refuge. He's selected "The Peace of Wild Things" by Wendell Berry as our a text for this week.

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Learn how to save the life of someone who has overdosed on an opioid such as Oxycontin, Vicodin or heroin.   The Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Workshop is presented by staff from Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP). The workshop is designed to help you in recognizing and preventing fatal opioid overdoses. Participants will learn basic information about harm reduction, signs of overdose, and how to administer naloxone in the case of an opioid overdose emergency. 

 

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A regular campus-wide test of the Emergency Notification System (ENS) and Outdoor Warning System (OWS) will take place at noon on Thursday, April 23. There is no need to take any action in response to the test. Even though there are few students and employees on campus during this period of remote instruction, the systems need to be tested once each semester.

The ENS uses voice, e-mail, and IC Alert text messaging to provide information and instructions in the event of a campus emergency. The OWS uses a siren tone and outdoor loudspeaker message to supplement the message for those on campus.

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We have had an outstanding group of Diversity fellows! They have taught (face-to-face and transitioned to online teaching), 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 to honor their contributions to Ithaca College.

Registration URL:  https://ithaca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkcugrjwqHtwe0or6aeSmBxOCK_yQ9cCA)

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Join us at 5PM each day. The Zoom link is available in the Fine Artists at Five Forum on the Keep Teaching Sakai site. Our artists this week are:

Nicholas Muellner, Monday April 20

Fae Dremock, Tuesday, April 21

Alison Wahl, Wednesday, April 22

Wendy Mehne, Thursday April 23 

Steven Banks, Friday, April 24

 

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The Fitness Center's training staff has put together four home fitness “tracks” that can be adapted for participants at any fitness level.  The four tracks being offered include: Functional Fitness, Core & Cardio, Basic Strength Training, and Bodybuilding.  This is a great option for those looking to stay active at home with little to no equipment needed. 

Please sign-up here. 

Once you’ve signed up you will be invited to a Facebook group for your track and will have access to video tutorials and weekly live Q&A sessions with our trainers. Please see below for the track descriptions:

 

 

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 The Fitness Center's group fitness team has pulled together to offer 11 virtual classes per week. All classes are offered live through Zoom, and the weekly class schedule is available on our website.

Registration will open 48 hours prior to the scheduled class start time and will close 30 minutes beforehand to allow our staff time to send the Zoom meeting invitations. Please visit recreation.ithaca.edu to register. 

All classes will be recorded, and links to the recordings will be posted to the Recreational Sports website.

In addition to classes led by the group fitness team, our partners at Les Mills have made their online catalog of prerecorded classes available to the entire IC campus community.  To try a Les Mills class click here.

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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 chavenshafer@ithaca.edu for more information about the course.

Friday April 24 at 12 noon eastern time. Ithaca is LGBTQ History! Take a virtual walk with LGBT Center director Luca to learn more about the people and places that made LGBTQ history right here in Ithaca. Learn more about how you can use the PocketSights app to take the whole tour virtually, wherever you are in the world.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 

 

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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All faculty and staff should be completing the census at the address where you live the majority of the year.  Follow the instructions you received in the mail or go to  https://my2020Census.gov.  If you have misplaced your code, you can simply skip that step and provide your address.

For students in this year of displacement due to the COVID-19 pandemic the instructions are a little different.

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Project Look Sharp has posted new media literacy lessons related to the coronavirus.  

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