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The Ithaca College chapter of the American Marketing Association (ICAMA) was again recognized as one of the leading chapters in the country, receiving numerous awards at the 2017 AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, March 16-18.

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 "The Art of Protest" is currently on display in the Department of Art History hallway display case, on the ground floor of Gannett.  

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Learn to Meditate

Contributed by Mary Ann Erickson on 03/20/17 

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 Interested in trying meditation, or in practicing with others?  All are welcome to join a 4-session mindfulness workshop, Fridays 3-4:15 starting April 7.

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In collaboration with the Office of Programs and Outreach, the weekly D&I Discussion Circle will host a special workshop training focused on how to be an ally with IC alum, Cornell Woodson.  Please join us on Wednesday, March 22 at noon (12pm) in the Taughannock Falls Room

Allyship: What Does It Really Look Like?
With the current climate on college and university campuses, everyone is asking themselves how they can help make spaces more inclusive. While making inclusive spaces is a life long journey, there are actions people can take every day to create spaces where everyone can show up authentically. Through personal narrative, dialogue, and interactive activities; this workshops will provide participants with action items they can immediately implement in their everyday lives.

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Thursday, April 6, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Participants are invited to stay for a reception and light refreshments with the workshop facilitator and International Programs staff from 4:30-5:00

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Dr. Ellie Fitts Fulmer (Ithaca College, Education Department) and Dr. Alesha Gayle (University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education) presented a paper at the Ethnography in Education Research Forum at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia last month. Their paper, titled, “LOL? Humor and Racial Literacy in University Classrooms” explores using racial comedy media in college coursework, drawing on a literacy lens for understanding more about this practice. Specifically, Fulmer and Gayle seek to move towards a theory of racial comedy in teacher education, given that this is currently widely practiced in college classrooms absent of a critical framework undergirding it.

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 In order to highlight our Fall 2017 course offerings, the Honors program is hosting a community event: The Honors Course Expo will be held Tuesday, March 21 at 4:30 PM in Clark Lounge

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Srijana Bajracharya from the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education published an article titled, “Knowledge, Perceived Benefits and Barriers of College Employees Regarding Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening: A Replication Study” in a peer reviewed journal, International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society. This paper was presented at the International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society, in Madrid, Spain, in 2015.

The purpose of this project was to replicate a previous study and examine current employees’ knowledge and perception regarding CRC issues and find out if there is any difference between the results from two studies. The main reason for this research was to find out what current population’s needs are so that targeted CRC educational workshops can be planned for them.

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Parenting the Hardest Job in the World: An 8 week series for parents/caregivers.   

Parenting Skills Workshop Series  -- PS: It Works! Communication Skills for All

  • A class for every parent
  • Every parent comes out with something new
  • Share your strengths and learn new strategies
  • You are the most important teacher in your child’s life

Learn to talk with your children using the skills: Encouragement, Can Do, Choices, Self-Control and Respecting Feelings.

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Dr. Vanessa R. Mirabito, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC and graduate student researchers from the Department of Physical Therapy are looking for volunteers to participate in a study involving two different taping techniques (kinesio taping) for the treatment of neck pain. 

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In the internet age, where a simple Google search can spoil the magic of Santa Claus for kids, Macy’s hoped to fill the World Wide Web with positive affirmations of belief. Cyndy Scheibe, a developmental psychologist from Ithaca College, had conducted her own research on belief in Santa to contribute to Macy’s efforts.

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Tuesday, March 21
Klingenstein Lounge
Lunch Provided

Join us for lunch as at this kick-off event as Mr. Spiotti speaks about his experience in athletics and how that has shaped his unique leadership style.

Open to All! Students: RSVP in OrgSync under the School of Business tab for Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance.

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Thursday, March 23
School of Business, Room 111

Join Mr. Ungvary for pizza and an interactive discussion about his role as Vice President of Strategy and Payer Relations at Siemens Healthcare USA and how he got there!  

Open to All. Students: RSVP in OrgSync under the School of Business tab for Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance. 

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Ithaca College's exchange partner Akita International University (AIU) offers semester, full year, and short-term study abroad opportunities in English for IC students, as well as opportunities for international collaboration for faculty.  There will be an informational meeting this Tuesday, March 21, 12:10-1:00, in Friends 205 with an AIU representative who will be visiting campus.  The meeting is open to both students and faculty members wishing to learn more about what AIU has to offer.

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On Monday, March 20th Digital Instruction and Information Services will be moving the fixIT Shop from Friends 110 to Job 104, adjacent to the Service Desk. This move will improve our service to the campus community by centralizing our services with the Service Desk to provide one location for all information technology support needs.

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 The Ithacan was presented with a Silver Crown award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention on March 12 at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel in New York City. The Crown Awards are the highest honors presented by CSPA.

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Aging Studies faculty Mary Ann Erickson, Associate Professor and Chair, and Elizabeth J. Bergman, Associate Professor, co-presented a resource exchange at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) in Miami, March 9-12, entitled Deepening Discussion about Diversity in Gerontology Courses. Elizabeth Bergman also presented a resource exchange entitled, Innovations in Intergenerationality as a Pedagogical Tool

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Pierce will be giving a Keynote Address on Sunday at 1pm in Klingenstein Lounge, host a “Conversation with Tamora Pierce” from 3-4pm Sunday, and will be signing books on both days.

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Saturday, March 25 in the Klingenstein Lounge. Author Rodger Stern and Editor Jim Shooter will talk about writing and editing Superman, Spiderman, X-Men and the Avengers.



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ITHACON, Ithaca’s classic comic book convention, is being held on March 25 and March 25 at the Ithaca College Campus Center.  All activities FREE.  Panels on Harry Potter, Fan Fiction, and Star Wars/Trek; conversations with Tamora Pierce and former Marvel Comics Editor in Chief Jim Shooter; Creative Workshops and Cosplay.

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