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Learning Opportunities

New PALS Courses in ROWING!

Contributed by Beth Greene on 07/16/18 

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Learn the basics of rowing while earning .5 PALS credits - all before Sept 16th

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Who: Faculty, instructors, deans, learning technologists, librarians, staff of teaching and learning centers 

Session Title: ELI Online Event 2018: Encore! Achieving Student Success through New Models of Learning

 

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Please join us for our second annual alumni workshop 11:00 am Saturday, June 23 in Business 103, The Marjorie Fortunoff Mayrock and Harry Mayrock Classroom.

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 Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered online during Summer Session I (May 29-June 29) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons. Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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Interested in learning more about cultural and linguistic diversity in K-12 schools? Need Education Minor credits? Need ICC credits (Identities and Power & Justice/ Diversity / HM and SO)? Join us online in May 2018!

**This course will satisfy 3 credits of the Education Studies Minor Restricted Electives Coursework Requirements.

**ICC themes/perspectives designations: Identities and Power & Justice/ Diversity/ Humanities, Liberal Arts, and Social Sciences

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 Global Health will be offered online during Summer Session I beginning May 29-June 29

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TVR320: Topics in Media Technology: The Seduction and Surveillance of New Media (ICC WI and ICC DV) CRN# 10155 focuses on how new media (mobile, social, web, etc.) has led to some unanticipated outcomes that affect our personal life experience in both utopic and dystopic ways. We will also focus on how digital media has impacted the construction of individual and group identities, challenged inequality, and given a voice to people and populations that have been systematically marginalized.

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Need to study a language? Latin 101 is being offered in the Fall for beginners with no prior background. For those with some knowledge of the language, consider taking Latin 200.

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 Please join Student Affairs and Campus Life for it's April webinar series.

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Interested in learning more about cultural and linguistic diversity in K-12 schools? Need Education Minor credits? Need ICC credits (Identities and Power & Justice/ Diversity / HM and SO)? Join us online in May 2018!

**This course will satisfy 3 credits of the Education Studies Minor Restricted Electives Coursework Requirements.

**ICC themes/perspectives designations: Identities and Power & Justice/ Diversity/ Humanities, Liberal Arts, and Social Sciences

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This free conference will take place Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14 at Ithaca College, and brings together national and local experts on music education, culturally responsive teaching, and educational equity. All are invited to attend.  Continuing education credit for NY certified K-12 teachers is available.

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Would you like to be able to save the life of someone who is overdosing on an opioid such as Oxycontin, Vicodin or heroin?   The Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Workshop is a skill-building program presented by staff from Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP). The workshop is designed to help you in recognizing and preventing fatal opioid overdoses. Participants will learn basic information about harm reduction, signs of overdose, and how to administer naloxone in the case of an opioid overdose emergency. Participants who complete the training will have the option to receive a free opioid overdose prevention/naloxone kit.

Spots are limited! Please RSVP by email to Nancy Reynolds, Center for Health Promotion, at nreynolds@ithaca.edu.

 

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Student Affairs and Campus Life is continuing its professional development series with a number of webinars in April including: 

  • Cannabis on Campus:  In the Wake of Legalization,
  • Campus-Based Strategies for Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence, and
  • Best Practices for Managing Departmental Social Media Accounts. 

 

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Submitted on behalf of the Office of Energy Management & Sustainability

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PLEASE JOIN US! TELL OTHERS!

Solidarity Knows No Borders: From the SOA Watch to the People’s Human Rights Observatory  

Eduardo Garcia; Documentary and talk

TUE, April 10th, 4-6pm Friends 306, Ithaca College
FLEFF campus event
 

Eduardo is an activist and photojournalist born in Mexico City. His work has been focused primarily on the struggles of indigenous peoples in Mexico, Central American migration, forced disappearance and social movements in Latin America.

The People's Human Rights Observatory is an initiative of grassroots and popular organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean that seeks to monitor, document, disseminate, promote and demand the exercise of Peoples' Human Rights, Democracy and Social Justice from a perspective of construction and deepening of resistance, rebellion, memory and popular power.

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People are living longer and populations are aging worldwide. The demand for professionals with expertise in aging is growing rapidly.

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Would you like to:   

  • Gain professional experience at Cancer Resource Center, Cayuga Medical Center, Mental Health Association in Tompkins County?
  • Explore career options in the health field?
  • Develop your leadership skills and knowledge through social justice lenses?
  • Connect meaningfully with the off-campus community?

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People are living longer and populations are aging worldwide. The demand for professionals with expertise in aging is growing rapidly.

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People are living longer and populations are aging worldwide. The demand for professionals with expertise in aging is growing rapidly.

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TVR320: Topics in Media Technology: The Seduction and Surveillance of New Media (ICC WI and ICC DV) CRN# 10155 focuses on how new media (mobile, social, web, etc.) has led to some unanticipated outcomes that affect our personal life experience in both utopic and dystopic ways. We will also focus on how digital media has impacted the construction of individual and group identities, challenged inequality, and given a voice to people and populations that have been systematically marginalized.

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