February 3, 2023
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College Briefs Nov. 12

New England Aquarium to host employment session for students

Representatives from the New England Aquarium will be hosting an employer information session in Career Services from noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 12 in Muller Hall 101. They will be talking to students about full-time job and internship opportunities across many disciplines. Those interested can use their Netpass to register on ICHired to reserve a seat.

Search for H&S dean continues

The search for a new dean for the School of Humanities and Sciences is progressing on schedule. The search committee met recently and reviewed the applications of a large pool of leaders and discussed the results of related referencing calls, according to a statement from the college.

The search committee has now selected a small number of semifinalists for confidential preliminary interviews to be held off campus soon with the members of the search committee and with Benjamin Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs.

At the conclusion of those interviews, a subset of those candidates will be identified as finalists to participate in interviews on campus with a broad range of constituents.

Candidate profiles and schedules will be released for all to review in the future.

Registration for networking trip for students open until Nov. 30

Students can participate in Network Nights, Career and Internship Connections or Road Trips to the Real World over winter break. All of these events will give
students and alumni the opportunity tonetwork and connect with employers and alumni.

Network Nights are Ithaca College’s signature networking events for students and alumni and will take place Jan. 6 in New York City, Jan. 7 in Boston and Jan. 14 in Washington, D.C. Students can register on ICHired beginning Nov. 16.

Career and Internship Connections is sponsored in collaboration with 17 colleges and universities across the country. It will allow students to participate in a
career fair in the morning and schedule interviews in advance for jobs and internships with employers in the afternoon during the first week of January. The deadline
to apply for any job or internship opportunity from the Career and Internship Connections is Nov. 30.

Road Trips to the Real World are organized by the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers and are scheduled for Jan. 4–16.

Terrace Dining Hall to host Cortaca tailgate at 8 a.m. Nov. 14

A tailgate for Cortaca will be held before the game 8 a.m.–noon Nov. 14 in Terrace Dining Hall. There will be free breakfast for all with an Ithaca College ID. The event is free and open to all members of the college community. Anyone without an ID will be charged $5.

There will be music from alumnus Chris Washburn, prizes, games and other activities.  Seniors can bring their senior card for an additional raffle ticket to be entered to win two free tickets to the Senior Semi-Formal.

New anatomy dissection course to be offered for next semester

A new course in dissection will be offered in the winter session for qualified students. The course is titled Gross Anatomical Dissection and is intended for students with a background in human anatomy. Students in this class will perform anatomical dissections.

This course will include a lecture section that will complement the dissections. Detailed dissections of the musculature of the back, neck, chest and upper extremity will
be conducted.

Students will be placed in small groups and will perform different aspects of dissection. Space in this course is limited.

Qualified students can register through HomerConnect.

Consulting firm to present workshop on bigoted remarks

A workshop called Bigoted Remarks and Stereotypes will be held noon–3 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center.

Laura Branca and Kirby Edmonds, managing partners at Training for Change Associates, will be facilitating the workshop.

The presenters will work through a series of problematic remarks and help participants come up with responses to consider using in those situations.  

Then, participants will brainstorm possible interventions, strategies and responses for the actual situations participants are encountering on campus.

 The presenters will also teach participants specific boundary-setting statments that can help particpants to  respond calmly but firmly to microaggressions, disrespectful remarks, ignorance or misinformation.

According to the TFC website, the core of its work is “developing alliances, negotiating conflict and bridging differences and building skills in ways that express their values ethically and progressively while accomplishing their goals.”