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On Monday, March 19, the Department of Public Works will begin street cleaning operations in the South Hill area of the City of Ithaca. The affected streets will be posted as “No Parking Zones” 24 hours in advance of the cleaning. All vehicles remaining on the street after 7:00 a.m. on the day of the scheduled cleaning will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense. The standard towing rate in the City of Ithaca is $100 plus sales tax, and storage fees are $25 per day.

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As part of the college's implementation of IC 20/20, we are in the process of hiring a Director of Faculty Development, with candidates for the position visiting campus during the week after spring break.  An open session will be held from 3:15 to 4:30 in Textor 102 on each of the interview dates (March 19, 21 & 22), including a presentation by the candidate as well as time for questions and conversation.  Interested members of the campus community are welcome to participate any or all of these sessions; faculty members are particularly encouraged to attend.

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March is National Nutrition Month, and Ithaca Dining Services is celebrating by providing you with tips to eat healthier on campus!

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Questionnaires for this summer’s Technology Renewal Program installs will be sent out via email on Friday, March 16th.

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Individuals in our community, our friends and neighbors, are counting on our continued generosity.  

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Colleges Against Cancer is seeking your creative mind to make posters and other decorations for Relay For Life.

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Relay For Life is the biggest fundraiser in the WORLD.  It is the fight against cancer.

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Are you a cancer survivor?

Contributed by Amanda Brzezowski on 03/15/12 

Colleges Against Cancer is inviting anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer to attend Ithaca College's Relay For Life.

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Last chance to sign up on Homer for 1 or 2 credit mini courses starting after spring break. Courses are below or can be seen at FLEFF mini courses.

 

 

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An updated version of the ICC proposal, which will be discussed and voted on over the next few weeks, has been uploaded to the CCR website (under “Standing Committees” on the Provost page).

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Samantha Yu, a freshman film, photography & visual arts major, is one of ten students chosen to be a student delegate at the 30th Annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF), held in San Francisco March 8-18.

Yu, the youngest of all the student delegates, was chosen from a competitive pool of undergraduate and graduate students.

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Matt Mogekwu, associate professor in the Department of Journalism, published a chapter in the new book, Expanding peace journalism. His chapter, "Conflict reporting and peace journalism: in search of a new model: lessons from the Nigerian Niger-Delta crisis,"  argues that peace journalists should begin to pay as much attention to conflict prevention as they do to conflict resolution.

The book which is published by the Sydney (Australia) University Press is edited by Ibrahim Shaw of the University of the West of England, Jake Lynch of the University of Sydney, and Robert Hackett of Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.

Today is the last day to reserve rental regalia for Commencement.  Please contact Denise Duve' at X43960, dduve@ithaca.edu or at the Bookstore.

 Scholarships Available!

Contributed by Kelsey Trojanov on 03/13/12 

Are you involved with student organizations?  Are you a leader on campus?  Do you currently have a GPA at or above 2.75?

Then you might be interested in applying for the Margaret D. Reid or Student Government Association Scholarships!

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Every student organization has shining stars. The National Residence Hall Honorary has a great way to recognize those students and advisers. Come check out this session to learn more about NRHH and our Of The Month Awards!

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 IC will be hosting a guest speaker, Patricia Isasa, from Argentina, with several events programmed around issues of “Citizenship and Human Rights in Argentina.” She is an Argentinian torture survivor who was imprisoned in 1976 as a 16-year for her role in student union organizing. She is now a human rights activist who has been at the forefront of the legal battles, truth commissions, and popular mobilization related to the trials and imprisonment of her and other Argentinians’ torturers. Her talks will  attract students interested in her personal testimony, issues of human rights, sexual violence, women's social movements, politics of memory.

 

She will be speaking in several venues at IC. The public events are listed below:

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Twenty collaborative projects between faculty and students in the School of Humanities and Sciences have been awarded funding through the Educational Grant Initiative (EGI).

The projects span the entire liberal arts curriculum—humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and fine arts. You can learn more about the details of these various projects on the EGI site.

The H&S Educational Grant Initiative supports activities and projects that promote student learning and achievement. Generous donations from Ithaca College alumni to the Ithaca Fund for H&S provide the funding for this program.

We are now accepting nominations, including self-evaluations, for the 2013 Senior Class Gift Committee.  Please email your nominations to Alyssa Cooper at acooper@ithaca.edu by Friday, March 23. 

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March is National Nutrition Month, and Ithaca Dining Services is celebrating by providing you with tips to eat healthier on campus!

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Making food choices toward a healthy lifestyle can be easy as long as you know how to eat properly. Nutrition is a very important part of daily life and should become a habit. The simple tasks include balancing calories, increasing foods such as fruits, whole grains and vegetables, and reducing foods that are high in sodium and sugary drinks.

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