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The Art History Department and Women's Studies Program invite you to join us for a talk by Patricia Mathews on French artist Suzanne Valadon.  The talk, entitled "The Disorienting Nudes of Suzanne Valadon:  Masquerade, Repetition, and the Body at Ease," will consider late 19th and early 20th century paintings by a former artist's model who becomes a painter in her own right. 



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This is the official announcement for submitting applications for faculty participation (with reassigned time) in the Fall Geographic Information Systems (GIS) course.

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Jostens ring sale

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The Jostens representative will be at the Bookstore March 26th and 27th from 10am until 3pm.  They will be offering up to a 40% discount on rings purchased on those two days.

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Fear Factoid: Enosiophobia is the fear of having committed an unpardonable action. Don't commit the unpardonable action of missing out on Macabre Theatre Ensemble’s production of Trepidation Nation!

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Professor Peter Martin, Department of Education, is planning a one-week, one-credit summer course in Washington, DC from May 21th to May 25th, 2012, that will focus on urban educational innovation and reform initiatives.

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 Project Meet Me Halfway's semi anual "Meet Me on the Dance Floor" benefit night is this friday March 23, 2012 at Oasis Dance Club. All Proceeds to benefit Homeless Teens in Tompkins County!!

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Ithaca College faculty and staff are invited to register NOW for the first in the Ithaca College Gerontology Workshop series: "Aging in Place: The Role of Universal Design," to be held Wednesday, April 4, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the Longview auditorium, 1 Bella Vista Drive, Ithaca. IC faculty and students may attend at no charge, but advance registration is required and can be done online here.

Esther Greenhouse, an environmental gerontologist specializing in the impact of the built environment on the level of functioning and well-being of seniors, will highlight the elements of universal design, an approach that can enable persons of all ages to live at the highest level of independence possible.

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 Ithacan Hits a New High

Contributed by Michael Serino on 03/21/12 

 The Ithacan had its best showing ever at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York City last weekend. The Columbia Scholastic Press Association awarded The Ithacan two Gold Crown Awards for the newspaper and a Silver Crown Award for the website. In addition, the paper won the Apple Award for Best in Show in its category.

 The details: The Newspaper Gold Crowns were for Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 (academic year 2010–11, Libby Sile ’11, editor in chief). The Digital Silver Crown was for this year (Aaron Edwards ’12, editor; Honest Charley Bodkin ’15, webmaster). The Apple Award for Best in Show, presented by the College Media Association, sponsors of the convention, is based on a single-issue entry from 2011. The paper entered its "Season of Protest" issue from November 10, 2011.

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FYE will be featuring a different theme every month for our Mixed Media Contest for the remainder of the academic year!  Submit the medium of your choosing for a chance to win a $20 Downtown Ithaca gift card!  Keep an eye out for our posters all over campus!


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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long! 


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Jennifer Dunnington, a supervising music editor for many of Martin Scorsese's films including Hugo and Gangs of New York, will speak on March 27 from 4:00-6:30 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.

Dunningham’s many awards include a Primetime Emmy for “Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series” for her work in Boardwalk Empire.

She will talk about her role in these films and her collaboration with composer Howard Shore.

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Steven Mauk, professor of saxophone, was recently honored by the North American Saxophone Alliance with an honorary life membership. This is the highest award presented by the US/Canadian association and was bestowed at their Biennial Conference held at Arizona State University (Tempe) from March 15-18. Included in the short list of past honorees are Sonny Rollins and Jamey Aebersold (jazz legends), and Sigurd Raschér, Jean-Marie Londeix, Larry Teal, Donald Sinta, Frederick Hemke, and Eugene Rousseau (classical artists/pedagogues). The award is given for significant contributions in the fields of saxophone performance, pedagogy, research/scholarship, and service.

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The Sustainability Café on Monday, March 26th, will feature dairyman Collin McCarthy from Spruce Haven Farm, addressing the topic of Agriculture and Hydrofracking: decisionmaking and sustainability in rural New York.”  The Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM.

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Come give climbing at the rock wall a try! Never climbed before? That’s ok. Staff members are available to teach you the basics during all open hours. All members of the Ithaca College campus community are entitled to two FREE days of climbing at the wall. After that, day passes are $5 and we have a new prorated price for semester passes fo $15. Climbing shoes and harness are included. Wall hours are as follows:

Monday- 7pm - 9pm
Tuesday – 7pm - 9pm
Wednesday – 9pm - 11pm
Thursday – 5pm - 7pm
Friday – 2pm - 4pm
Sunday – 7pm - 9pm

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Sean Reilley at (607) 274-3294. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 We are excited to announce the creation of IC Students for Justice in Palestine (ICSJP). ICSJP joins other college chapters of SJP across the country to work in solidarity with Palestinians.

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 IC Students for Justice in Palestine, along with other individuals and campus organizations, is hosting a 1 day Hunger Strike in solidarity with Palestinians who have been imprisoned without being charged or convicted of a crime.

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Caribbean Students Association is hosting its annual Caribbean Culture Week starting April 2nd -April 7th under the theme "Shades of Faces: Caribbean Enlightenment Through Literature".

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Maria DiFrancesco (Associate Professor, Spanish) presented on a panel called, “(Dis)covering Identity: Marginalized Citizens during Times of Transition” (Chairs: Jill Gonzalez, Boston University; Safiya Maouelainin, Johns Hopkins University) at the 2012 NEMLA conference in Rochester, NY.

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Irena Salina’s award-winning documentary investigates what many believe to be the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st century. She builds a case against the growing privatization of the world’s dwindling freshwater supply with an unflinching focus on politics, pollution, human rights and the emergence of a domineering world water cartel. Beyond identifying the problem, “Flow” also gives viewers a look at the people and institutions providing practical solutions to the water crisis.

Sponsored by Take Back the Tap/Ithaca College, SGA, Trees Institute/Roy H. Park School of Communications

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Want a cool, reusable, and foldable water bottle? Stop by the Take Back the Tap table in the Park Lobby for your chance to win!

Don't win? You can have the most AWESOME water bottle on campus for a $5 donation.

Stop by the Park Lobby on:

  • Wednesday: 11a-2p, and
  • Thursday: 11a-2p and 7p-10p


  • compact and durable
  • lightweight and travel friendly
  • great for all indoor and outdoor activities

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