Memoirs of the College March 24 | Ithaca

Technical writing course offered that meets program requirements

The Writing Department is looking for students to enroll in its course entitled Technical writing. The course will be offered in Fall 2022 and Fall 2024. In Fall 2022, the course is scheduled to take place at 1:10 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 114 at Smiddy Hall. Technical writing teaches students how to communicate technical, medical and scientific information. The course will cover technical writing fundamentals, formats and applications, context-specific writing strategies, visual and ethical design. It will also bring students to face challenges such as job search, group work, institutional demands and market forces. This course meets the Intensive Writing requirement for the Integrated Core Program and the Professional Writing Concentration for writing majors. For more information, students can contact Anthony DiRenzo, professor in the Department of Written, to [email protected]

Teacher to guide the meditation retreat for all experience levels

Mary Ann Erickson, Associate Professor in the Department of Gerontology, guide a seated and walking meditation retreat. Erickson is a certified Koru Mindfulness teacher. Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on April 2 at the Muller Chapel. Attendees may bring their own cushions, but cushions will be provided at all participants. All participants will also receive lunch. Students can register on IC Engage and anyone with questions should contact Diana Dimitrova, Director of International Students and academic services in the Office of International Programs and Advanced Studies, to [email protected]

Writing competition accepting work from all types of student writers

The Writing Department is hosting a writing contest for Spring 2022. Categories students can submit are: poetry, short story, hybrid, humor and satire, creation non-fiction, non-fiction, feature film and magazine, freshman essay and personal essay or memoir. First and second place prizes will be awarded in each of these categories. An awards ceremony will take place in early May. Entries should be emailed to [email protected] Students with questions or concerns may contact Jim Stafford, Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing, to [email protected]

The professor publishes his works and exhibits them in a public gallery

Patti Capaldi, assistant professor in the Department of Art, was featured in the fifth issue of Message Journal, a publication of Plymouth University. The fifth issue presents his work among other artists in a special edition that focuses on COVID-19 as well as visual musings and insights from the current era. Capaldi’s work, titled “Drift”, is also on display at Ithaca’s Community School of Music and Art.

Application Deadline Extended for Fall 2022 Orientation Leaders

Fall 2022 Guidance Staff Application Deadline Extended to 11:59 a.m. pm March 30. Being an Orientation Leader is a two-week paid position. Orientation takes place August 16-21 and staff training is the previous week. The Office of New Students and Bridging Programs will provide those responsible with orientation accommodation and meals on the arrival campus. Any current student attending college in the fall of 2022 is eligible to apply. Students with questions or concerns can email [email protected]

The College will host a College Club Fair for admitted students in April

The Admissions Office holds a student organization lounge during Ithaca Today, a program for admitted students held in April. The fair is from 11:45 a.m. to 1 noon on April 8 and 9. Student organizations can participate in the fair and start recruiting new students. All college clubs interested in participating are encouraged to email [email protected] to reserve a spot for one or both days. Persons requiring a disability accommodations can call 607-274-3124 with extension: 4-1080.

University seeks students for panel on club involvement

The Admissions Office is looking for students volunteering to participate in panels during the Ithaca Today Admitted Student Program in April. Fair events are from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on April 8 and 9. Ithaca Today volunteers will be asked to answer questions about themselves and their involvement in organizations around the world. University. All volunteers will receive a $10 GrubHub gift card in exchange for their time. Individuals with questions or accommodation requests should contact Cara Cirino, Admissions Counselor at Admissions Office, at [email protected]

Office assistant position open to students looking for a summer job

The Office of Residential Life is accepting applications from research students work as an office assistant in the East Tower or Circles Community Center during the summer of 2022. If hired, a Student Office Assistant will provide front desk coverage answering phone calls, guiding students through the housing experience, directing inquiries, and completing special projects assigned to them. Interested students are required apply for the job through the student job portal. People with disabilities who need accommodations can contact Kasey Huddle Spada, Office of Residential Life Administrative Operations Coordinator, at [email protected] or 607-274-3141.

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