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For the second year in a row, Project Look Sharp directors Dr. Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry were invited by the U.S. Embassy in Turkey to teach educators and students best practices in media literacy throughout the country between March 7-13.

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Are you interested in virtual reality, 360 video and other immersive technologies? Are you teaching and curious about using VR with your students?  If you say yes to any of these questions, please come to the first VR Meetup! Share your ideas, eat some pizza and play some Beat Saber.

  • Date: Thursday, April 18th
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Friends 110C on

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 Chrissy Guest, Assistant Professor, Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, delivers keynote address at University of Florida 16th annual Comics and Animation Conference.

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‘Lessons from Indigenous Struggles to Dismantle the Nuclear Beast: Clare Grady, Kings Bay Plowshares7’

TUE April 16, 2019. 4-515pm. Friends 309, Ithaca College; public welcome

 About a year ago, on April 4th 2018, seven anti-nuclear activists secretly entered Kings Bay Naval Base, GA—one of the largest nuclear submarine bases in the world—under the cover of night. Their goal was to symbolically disarm the six nuclear ballistic missile submarines kept there. Each submarine carries 20 Trident thermonuclear weapons. One year after this historic action, three of the Plowshares activists remain jailed in Georgia. The other four are out on $50,000 bond with electronic ankle monitors. All seven face up to 25 years in prison for their actions. Global leaders, activists and scholars, including Nobel Peace Prize-winning South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Daniel Ellsberg and Noam Chomsky, released a petition addressed to U.S.Attorney General William Barr demanding all charges against the Kings Bay 7 be dropped immediately.

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A Month of Mindfulness unfolds one moment at a time! Join us over the coming weeks - April 15 - May 10 - in workshops and meditations as we celebrate life, practice slowing down and reap the rewards of bringing awareness and compassion into our everyday lives. All are welcome! Connect with nature during a guided woods walk, learn Qigong by the Muller Chapel pond, experience embodied writing, or stretch your mind and body with a guided climb at the IC climbing wall. There are also guided meditation sessions, film screenings and other activities to help you relax, get centered, and cultivate calmness as we move into springtime.

For more information and a schedule of events go to www.facebook.com/ICMindfulness/ or contact Julia Lapp - jlapp@ithaca.edu or Kathryn Caldwell - kcaldwell@ithaca.edu

 

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Join Hillel and Chabad at Kosher Dining in Terraces Friday at 8:00 pm for a Seder meal together with other members of your IC family!  

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Join Hillel and Chabad at Kosher Dining in Terraces Friday at 8:00 pm for a Seder meal together with other members of your IC family! 

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Looking for a place to celebrate Passover? Join Hillel and Chabad at Kosher Dining in Terraces Friday at 8:00 pm for a free seder together with your IC family!  

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 Three students from the School of Humanities and Sciences presented original research at the annual meeting of the Eastern Communication Association, April 11-14, in Providence, Rhode Island. The students presented versions of their senior theses. All three have earned departmental honors to be celebrated at graduation.

Alexa Flinker (Communication Studies): “Trait Argumentativeness and Familial Dysfunction: Differential Levels of Argumentativeness and Conflict Between Students and Parents.”

 Zoe Howland (Culture and Communication): “The Weather Is So Bipolar!’: Stigmatizing References to Mental Illness on Social Media.”

 Kathryn Kandra (Communication Studies): “Translating Shamlet.”

Nancy Pringle has been a dedicated member of the IC family for 25 years. Her blood runs blue and white, her heart sings Ithaca Forever.

We are so excited to invite you to celebrate Nancy’s years of service to Ithaca College. Throughout her 25 years, she has served as Vice President and General Counsel / Secretary to the Board, Senior Vice President of the Division of Human and Legal Resources, and in her current role as Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President.

Please join your colleagues on May 13 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Peggy Ryan Williams Lobby for a retirement party to be remembered.

There will be refreshments, live music from a few of our very talented student musicians, as well as an opportunity for those interested to share fun stories and great memories about Nancy.

 

We are also asking for you to share any photos you may have with us so that we can put them up for digital display during the celebration. Please send photos to Kaleigh Keating at kkeating@ithaca.edu by May 1. 

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The blood drive being hosted today by the Newark Valley Fire Department in memory of Ithaca College student Kelly Perkins is not taking any walk-ins, as all of the appointment slots have been filled. Thanks to all who have made an appointment. For those who are still interested in donating, the American Red Cross will be having a blood drive on campus next Tuesday, April 23. It is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites.

Would you like to learn about how the Cayuga Area Plan and Cayuga Medical Center @ Ithaca manage the region's value-based health care payments and how these payment systems affect your care?

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 Lis, College Librarian, and Laura, Health Sciences Librarian, presented at the biannual conference of the Association of Research and College Libraries, held in Cleveland, OH.  

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The Office of Student Engagement would like to invite the campus community to the Student Life Recognition Ceremony on Monday, April 22 at 4:30pm in Emerson Suites.   

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 The Office of the President will be hosting today’s Diversity & Inclusion Discussion from Noon - 1:00 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge.

The discussion will be led by Judith Pena-Shaff, and Roger "Doc" Richardson. 

The title: Diversity, Inclusion, and Creating Community: What does this mean for us at Ithaca College?

Summary: During this hour we will explore significant trends that are reshaping the 21st century college campus, the implications of these changes for us at Ithaca College, and how we build capacity for diversity the same way we built capacity for technology. We will end with a discussion on our responsibility in creating community. 

We hope that you will join us! 

 

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 Thursday, April 18

“Species Distribution Model for the Threatened Blanding’s Turtle  (Emydoidea blandingii) in NY”

4:00 pm
CNS 112
All are welcome to attend.

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Join us today, April 15th, 5pm - 6pm in the Taughnnock Falls Room for Got Consent?: Discussion on Affirmative Consent.

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to attend IC My Future. A retirement planning event on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Emerson Suites, from 10 AM to 2:15 PM. 

 

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Reason #3 ... Feel the burn.

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The Office of Student Engagement is looking for a faculty or staff member interested in advising a student trip to Boston from May 13 - May 18 as part of the Summer Service Trip Program.

Students on this trip will be volunteering with the Boston Living Center and The Food Project with Serve and Grow Boston. BLC focuses on health and wellness for Boston residents living with HIV/AIDS, while The Food Project seeks to improve the quality of life for residents of the Greater Boston region through smart and sustainable food growing practices. 

The primary role of the adviser is to serve as a resource while on the trip. An adviser helps with driving to and from the location, manages the group’s budget, follows college and programmatic policies, and is on hand in case of an emergency. Advisers work with the student leader on their trip to assure that the experience is engaging, challenging, and rewarding for all!

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