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On Thursday March 23rd, 2017 at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall, Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa will perform with the IC African Drumming and Dance Ensemble and Worlds of Music Class.

The concert will feature music from the Ewe, Dagomba and Ga tribes of Ghana by the African Drumming and Dance Ensemble and the Worlds of Music Class.

Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa is very visual on stage and do an intense performance that incorporates modern African dance to enhance the music with colorful costumes, call and response singing supported by great melodic instruments, guitars, flutes keyboards and percussion featuring the Gangan (Yoruba talking Drum).

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The Ithaca College Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Dan Breen, titled “Marlowe’s Edward II and the Limits of Humanist History,” on Thursday, March 23, at 12:10 to 1:45 p.m. in Business 301. 

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Join the Academic Advising Center for one of our ICC Portfolio Working Sessions.  Drop-in anytime between 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday 3/22, Thursday 3/23 or Thursday 3/30 at the Academic Advising Center.  Bring your laptop! 

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Get Noticed at IC Kicks Back!

Contributed by Jamie Asreen on 03/21/17 

Do you want to bring more attention to the student organizations you’re involved with here on campus?! IC Kicks Back is the perfect place for you!

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 Five History majors presented original research at the March 4, 2017 meeting of the Phi Alpha Theta Western New York Regional Meeting.The students presented their research to both their peers and faculty who are experts in the fields.  

Naomi Hanson won one of six "Best Conference Paper" awards for "A Royal Encounter: Finding Commonality between Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley and Queen Elizabeth I."

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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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SGC Meeting 3/6/17 Minutes

Contributed by Alexa Pichiarallo on 03/20/17 

 Get a closer look at SGC! Here are the minutes from our meeting on Monday, March 6th! 

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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 

 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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Ithaca, NY- Ithaca College Theatre’s production of “The Cradle Will Rock” offers a musical window to the workers’ rights movement of the 1930s.

“The Cradle Will Rock” will be performed on March 28, 30, 31, April 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 at 8 p.m., as well as April 2 and 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets are currently available online at Ithaca.ticketforce.com or over the phone at (607) 274-3224. Prices range from $8 to $16. You may call or visit the Dillingham Center Box Office Monday-Thursday, noon-5 p.m.; and Friday, noon-4 p.m.

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Paula Vogel’s one-act play “The Baltimore Waltz” is set to take the Earl McCarroll Studio Theatre stage in Ithaca College’s Dillingham Center. Performances will be held on Saturday, March 25th at 8:00 pm, Sunday, March 26th at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm, and Monday, March 27th at 8:00 pm. This production is directed by Olivia Dillon ’17.

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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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Free Parenting Class in Dryden

Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/20/17 

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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Do you have neck pain?

Contributed by Vanessa R. Mirabito on 03/20/17 

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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Critical Health Issues, HLTH 20500 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the May 2017 session.  ICC Attribute: Diversity. Social Science. Self and Society. ICC Theme: World of Systems.

Do you have health insurance? Should everyone? What are the current conflicts about health care in the US today?  

 Health: the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.  And so much more.  Health is: nurses, doctors, and hospitals. And so much more...neighborhoods, food, income, education, race, and so much more.  Join this class to discuss these issues and more in the context of health.

Please contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu for more information.

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