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DMLL part-time faculty member Paula Twomey has published two instructional books in Spanish with Teacher’s Discovery.  

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Julia Messinger of PwC will be attending the spring 2013 Job & Internship Fair on February 20th and conducting interviews for 3 internship and exploratory opportunities on February 21st.   The opportunities, Ithaca START Intern Summer 2013, Elevate Programs, and Explore Program all have an application due date of February 10, 2013.

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South Hill Forest Products, an IC-student run business, is selling pure-honey. 

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The Office of International Programs (OIP) would like to invite all faculty and staff members to attend a workshop designed to assist in the development of short-term study abroad programs.  Short-term study abroad programming is an important component of the overseas study options available to Ithaca College students. College faculty and staff members have successfully lead programs over the past several years to a number of different locations, including most recently Belize, Canada, China, Ecuador, Ghana, Italy, Malawi, and the United Kingdom.

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Are you adopted? Do you know a friend, sibling, or someone else who is adopted? What is adoption? How does adoption relate to me? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then join Adoption Support and Awareness Alliance (ASAA). ASAA will provide a safe place to share your stories and experiences with adoption. It will also teach and inform students about various issues that come with adoption, while creating more connections and community between you and other students on campus who can relate to you. To join, or for more information, contact Emily Quinn at equinn3@ithaca.edu

 

Looking for an adviser with relation to adoption, and who has an open mind that accepts all kinds of diversity for Adoption Support and Awareness Alliance. Adoption Support and Awareness Alliance (ASAA) will provide a safe place for students with any relation to adoption to share their stories, and go to for support. It will also be a club that will inform students who do not know about adoption, or those who want to learn more about adoption.  ASAA will provide a community on campus for adoptees and teach them and others about the importance of adoption.  Contact Emily Quinn at equinn3@ithaca.edu for more information, or if you are interested, thank you.

 

Matt Mogekwu, associate professor in the Department of Journalism, recently presented his paper, “Media as bridge builders and mediators in an era of global insurgency and social unrest: Challenges and Opportunities,” at the Peace Journalism Commission of the International Peace Research Association conference in Japan. While at the conference, Mogekwu was elected as a member of the Association’s governing council for a second two-year term.

Mogekwu was also published in a new book, Re-Imagining Development Communication in Africa, in which he wrote a chapter titled "Going back to basics: Shifting research focus to Indigenous Knowledge Systems and their role in development."
 

Tom Nicholson, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, served as editorial consultant on the upcoming Silicon Valley, part of the American Experience series on PBS. The show is scheduled to air on Tuesday, February 5 at 9 p.m. on WNCY.

Silicon Valley features Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip and how it re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age.

Nicholson has worked on previous PBS broadcasts, including another American Experience film, Goldrush, and an episode of Fabric of the Cosmos, a four-part series for Nova, which was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy.
 

The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following February events.  Please visit www.ithaca.edu/cfe for additional events offered through the Center for Faculty Excellence.

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Negotiating Private and Public Spaces, from the Harem to the Veil
Saleema Waraich, Assistant Professor of Art History, Skidmore College

Friday, February 1, 4.00 p.m.
Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College

Waraich's talk will examine how harems and veils, historically associated with private and public spaces respectively, have been imagined and reconstructed in Western imagination and negotiated in contemporary visual media, street and protest art, galleries and museums.

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Did you know that you can consult with someone when you’re worried about a student?  Did you know that the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life serves as the central location for reporting your concerns?

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Career Services is pleased to welcome Ms. Laura Schnaible of the New England Center for Children to campus for an information session and interviews.  They have recently posted full-time job opportunities for Level 1 and Level 2 teachers and Laura will also be available to discuss other full-time and internship opportunities with NECC.

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Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), or allied faculty or staff member? If so, would you like to have your name and/or picture included on the LGBT Center's "Out and Proud Community" or "Allied Community" website photo galleries?

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Aetna Goes Mobile

Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 01/29/13 

Aetna now has a phone app. With this new mobile phone app, you have access to your health information including your health insurance ID Card, coverage information and provider directories at your fingertips.  If you have a web enabled phone (smartphone) you have access to your health information anytime, anywhere.  To learn more, click on the link below or go to http://healthyis.aetna.com/onthego

 https://www.ithaca.edu/hr/docs/benefits/Aetnaposters/aetnamobile.pdf

 

 

 

Are you an Ithaca College faculty member who has found an innovative way to use technology in the classroom? Are you a staff member involved in a campus wide initiative using technology to enhance the workplace? Are you a student organization developing or applying technology? If so, you are invited to participate in the Ed Tech Day College Showcase

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Are you interested in theatre, art, educational outreach to youth, the urban political scene, and/or social issues affecting everyone from small children to the elderly?  Then consider a summer experience in the Harlem community.

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STAT is a student organization that promotes further student involvement in the College community by building traditions, seeking links between students and alumni, and encouraging pride and spirit within the Ithaca College family.

STAT serves as the network and catalyst for student/alumni engagement and is a driving force in the education of their peers on the importance of student/alumni engagement and philanthropic assistance for their alma mater.

You must be a current freshman, sophomore or junior to apply.

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Professor Srijana Bajracharya, presented a paper titled, “Sustainability Education: A Collaborative Service-Learning Intervention” at the International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic, and Social Responsibility in Hiroshima, Japan on 23rd January, 2013.

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On January 19, 2013, Leigh Ann Vaughn presented research done with her Social Judgment Research Team at the annual convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in New Orleans, LA. Her coauthors on this poster were Abigail Dubovi ('11) and N. Paul Niño ('11).  The title of this presentation was "'Mindfulness Moderates the Effect of Processing Fluency on Continuing Tasks for Enjoyment."

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Pearson, the world's leading learning company, has global-reach and market leading businesses in education, business, and consumer publishing.  Learn about internships in marketing, media, graphic design, publishing, HR, finance, strategic analysis, web development & more!

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