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Her presentation, Departure / Arrival? // Partidas / Llegadas? is a conversation about her experience of uprootedness.

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Ithaca College is one of 12 schools chosen nationwide to host a workshop sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Running Start. 

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 11/08/12 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Jack Powers, Stephen Tropiano, Carole Dennis, Sharon Stansfield and Helene Larin; students Ben Ratner, Minerva Dickson and Matthew Pappadia; and staff member Victor Rosa. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

 

IC in the Media

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We are now accepting payments for the Sat. Dec. 1st bus trip to NYC. Don't miss this inexpensive opportunity to visit the Big Apple!

This trip is open to the entire IC community and their friends/family.

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Founded at Ithaca College in 1928, the Oracle Honor Society’s membership includes the top 10% of students in each school after their first full academic year. Oracle is founded upon the symbol of the star. The five points represent the attributes of excellence for which members of Oracle aspire: Scholarship, Leadership, Loyalty, Service, and Character. The laurel wreath around the star represents the achievements of Oracle members. The wall represents the courage and fortitude shown in order to achieve the ideals of the society, and the light is a beacon for Oracle members in the future. The olive branch is the emblem of peace - the talisman for all Oracle members.

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 We are conducting primary research as a part of our engagement with a local nonprofit, and we need your help to make sure we can help them as best as possible!

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A Film Unfinished, released last year, is about a Nazi propaganda film that was shot in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. 

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Sports reporters to gather online

Contributed by Mead Loop on 11/07/12 

Love sports and journalism? Selected Topics in Sports Journalism will be offered online during Winter session, and is an excellent way to learn about sports journalism, report game stories, and write columns and reviews.       

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Friday, November 9, 2012
3:00 - 5:30 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett Center 316
Presented by
Beth Harris, Associate Professor
Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, Associate Professor
Department of Politics

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Assisted Living Today, a provider of free senior care news and information, has recently released its list of the “Top 20 College Courses for Geriatrics and Senior Care,” and Ithaca College's program made the list! You can see the full list here. The criteria used for selecting the top courses on the list include quantitative measures and metrics from a number of educational resources, as well as the company's own research coupled with the input of the senior living editorial staff at Assisted Living Today. 

Dara Engler, Assistant Professor of Art, was recently invited to give an artist lecture at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH.

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Election Day is over...

Contributed by Marian Brown on 11/07/12 

... and the votes so far have been tallied. More than 100 members of our campus community have elected to support the United Way campaign so far! As of November 7th - with only 6% of our campus community returning their pledge forms to date - we have already hit 48% of our campus fundraising goal for this year, with $30,992 committed! We are gratified that 14 of the 102 “early responders” are first time donors!

Team IC is poised for a landslide victory!

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Student Organizations continue to do great work on campus. Please view Club Hub Volume 3 Issue 5 to read about our exciting student organizations.

The Phi Kappa Phi Fall Induction and Award Ceremony will be held Friday, November 9, at 4:00 pm in the Klingenstein Lounge.

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**A Message from the HSHP Student Board Of Advocates**

The HSHP Student Board of Advocates (representing all clubs in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance) is hosting a non-perishable food/toiletry drive titled “Salvation for Sandy” for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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"So to see Manhattan itself go belly-up after the storm, to watch how carnal we become when met with loss of power, has been a sobering and a saddening experience. All of this has made me think more squarely about how inured we have become to screens as the mediator of our imaginative lives. Without electricity, we have no escape. Without Playstations and Xboxes, we have no other-worlds. Without fully-charged mobile devices, we have no social media. Without our screens, we have lost our spaces of order, our promised places of reliable rules, our escape from reality. Whereas some New Yorkers contented themselves with flashlights and novels during Sandy’s aftermath, others felt compelled to trudge up to the gaudy power-lit mega-screens of Times Square, where at least you could see commercials and fight for seats at Starbucks."

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The Sustainability Café on Monday, November 12th will feature Dr. Johannes Lehmann from Cornell University discussing “Biochar for Environmental Management: Issues and Opportunities".  The Sustainability Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar.

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Come find out!  Tuesday Nov 13 in HILL 59.  12:15-1:00.  


Refreshments will be served, but bring your lunch to enjoy while we share some not-so-common-knowledge about the information our food labels contain. 


Food labels are the most widely used and most readily available resource we have to choose healthy foods.  Do you know enough about a food label to make a truly informed decision? 

Topics include: 

- how to find the KEY information for your health needs 

- what terms like "natural" or "organic" or "free range" REALLY mean 

- & what companies DON'T have to tell you on the label  

 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Christina Larrabee at clarrab1@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 

 

 

The School of Humanities and Sciences is delighted to announce that Anne Fadiman is this year’s Distinguished Speaker in the Humanities. She will speak in Emerson Suites on Tuesday, November 13, at 8 pm on the subject of “Using Bacon as Bookmarks: How Readers Treat Their Books.” A question and answer period as well as a book signing will follow. The lecture is free and open to the public; all are invited!

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Baby Lab

Contributed by Helene Larin on 11/07/12 

Join the fun! Babies and toddlers ages newborn to 2 years are needed for lab sessions in the physical therapy (PT) course ‘Motor Development Across the Lifespan’.

Three 1-hour Baby labs are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 8th  at 10:30-11:30; 1:30- 2:30; and 3:30-4:30.   You may choose to participate in one, two, or all three lab sessions held on the same day with three different groups of students.

Please consider bringing your baby or toddler for one or more fun sessions with graduate Physical Therapy students who plan to observe and test different aspects of your baby’s motor development.

You may be with your baby or toddler during the entire lab. Three PT instructors plan to guide the small group of students during the labs. Your baby will receive $15 per lab session he/she will participate in.

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