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Be a 2012 JUMPSTART LEADER!***

Contributed by Jen Walsh on 03/22/12 

Planning for this summer's Community Plunge, ECHO, Lead-In, and GREEN Team (formerly SCC) is currently underway. We are looking for energetic, dedicated students to serve as Jumpstart Leaders in each program.

Interested students should review the position descriptions at https://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/osema/opportunities/jsleader/

Apply now at: https://ithaca.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cVj70tyPMJk0hmY

Applicants will be notified of their status no later than the last week of April.

Jumpstart Leader training will take place August 21-22, and Jumpstart will be August 23-25, 2012.

Please e-mail jwalsh@ithaca.edu with questions about Jumpstart Leader applications or training.

OSEMA Awards recognize outstanding students, advisers and organizations in the Ithaca College community.  Applications and nominations are now open for the following awards:

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) is proud to offer a variety of scholarships for Ithaca College first-year, sophomore, and junior students.  Scholarships are for the 2012-2013 academic year, and are awarded based on applications, references, and, in some cases, financial need. 

View scholarships and apply here!

The application deadline for these scholarships is Friday, March 23, 2012.

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) is proud to offer a variety of scholarships for Ithaca College first-year, sophomore, and junior students.  Scholarships are for the 2012-2013 academic year, and are awarded based on applications, references, and, in some cases, financial need. 

View scholarships and apply here!

The application deadline for these scholarships is Friday, March 23, 2012.

Sigma Xi is a national honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected
to the society because of their research achievements or potential.

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This is a reminder that if you are involved with student organizations, are a leader on campus, and 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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Reminder:  signed forms MUST be turned in to the department by this date

View research Fall  and Summer project heres, as well as get the registration forms.

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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate Focus Asia Month during the month of April, starting with a performance by The Asia Project! The performance will take on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 7pm in the Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

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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

Contributed by Denise Duve' on 03/22/12 

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!


MARCH's THEME: "LUCKY MOMENTS"
 

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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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