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Last week, a team of nearly two dozen Ithaca College students took home first place in the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition in Hollywood, Florida, thanks to a last-minute change in their strategy.

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Professor Paul R. Geisler, EdD, ATC presented "Diagnostic Accuracy of Common Special Tests for the Knee: Bringing Evidence to Your Assessment" at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the New York State Athletic Trainers' Association in Schenectady, NY last weekend.

The bachelor of science degree program in athletic training in the (newly renamed) Department of Exercise Science & Athletic Training has received a 10 year re-accreditation award from the national accrediting body, the Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education, or the CAATE. This recognition secures the program's status until 2028-29, and allows them to now complete their transition to the Master's degree in order to be in compliance with new professional education requirements of the CAATE (entry-level degree will be at the master's level, effective by 2023). Thanks to all administrators, studenets, preceptors and students for helping with the 1.5 year self-study process and sustained excellence.

Plum Benefits offers the Ithaca College Community access to exclusive savings on movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, rental cars, sporting events, tours, Broadway and Vegas shows, and much more! Be sure to visit www.plumbenefits.com often, as new products and discounts are constantly being added.

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The Hartford helps benefit-eligible employees protect their family's future by creating a customized and legally binding online will using a simple but comprehensive online questionnaire. EstateGuidance also provides an online education center and support from a licensed attorney. Additional services include creating living wills and trusts along with guidance about divorce proceedings and durable power of attorney. This is included with our Life coverage. 

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NexGen EAP is your confidential EAP and Work/Life benefit provided by your employer at no cost to you. You and your eligible family members can trust the NexGen EAP services to address your total wellbeing, from assistance with everyday work and family issues to more challenging personal concerns.

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Did you know you have access to exclusive savings nationwide on movie tickets, theme parks admissions, top shows and events including Broadway, top attractions and tours in the most popular destinations and exclusive discounts up to 60% off on hotels around the country and around the world? 

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We hope you will find the following information helpful. It is a reminder of how to get in touch with our benefit plan providers via phone or website. We encourage you to contact our partners directly whenever you have a question about a claim, want to know more about the services they provide, need a new ID card, etc. 

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Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered online during Summer Session I (May 28-June 28) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons. Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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 Come celebrate the end of the semester!

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The Hartford offers a suite of online tools that can help guide benefit-eligible employees through important decisions before a loss, including detailed local funeral home price comparisons, 24/7 assistance with funeral planning, and the only nationwide database of funeral home prices.

After a loss, this service includes family advocacy and professional negotiation of funeral prices with local providers, which often results in significant financial savings. In addition, Express Pay is offered to expedite claims payments and deliver benefits in as little as 48 hours. Funeral Planning and Concierge Services is included with our life coverage.

 Come celebrate the end of the semester!

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NexGen EAP is your confidential EAP and Work/Life benefit provided by your employer at no cost to you. You and your eligible family members can trust the NexGen EAP services to address your total wellbeing, from assistance with everyday work and family issues to more challenging personal concerns.

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 Join us to celebrate the end of the semester!

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Sponsored by the H&S Dean’s Office & the Center for Faculty Excellence
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00 pm, from February 5 through April 25*
NEW LOCATION - 328 Muller, Office of Asma Barlas

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Tuesday April 23: Spring Seminar Series

Please join us for a talk with Jerome Fung -

“The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics: Groundbreaking Inventions in Laser Physics”

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Join Christian Community Church for Good Friday and Easter Sunday special services filled with music, praise dance, flag ministry, dramatic presentations, prophetic painting and joyful singing in celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ:

  • Good Friday Prayer, Worship  & Communion Service, April 19th @ 8:15pm-9:30pm.
  • Easter Celebration Service Dramatic Presentation: "The Risen King" Sunday, April 21st @ 3:00pm-4:30pm.

All services will be held in the Gathering Place in Muller Chapel. All are welcome!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Dr. Christopher House at chouse@ithaca.edu or (607)-274-3216.

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The research of biology students Rebecca Falconer (’19) and Chris Gallego Lazo (’19), undergraduate researchers in Dr. Andy Smith’s lab,  was highlighted in articles in Science Daily and EurekAlert! The articles summarized their work, which characterizes the structure and mechanics of a remarkable natural glue. This glue is produced as a defensive secretion by one species of terrestrial slug. Their work attempts to understand how the glue gains its remarkable sticking power and toughness. This information can be used to guide the development of novel medical adhesives and could lead to suture alternatives that are flexible and strong.   Rebecca and Chris were quoted extensively in the articles.

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Several of Ithaca College's Occupational Therapy faculty, and students presented at the annual AOTA conference in New Orleans.

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We want to remind you about our partnership with Plum Benefits. Register now, and you’ll have access to exclusive savings and special discounts to theme parks and attractions including the Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Studios®, Las Vegas and New York City shows and performances, Disneyland®, SeaWorld®, Six Flags, and Cirque du Soleil!

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