Get Glazed For Sierra Leone Fundraiser!

Hi Honorites,
ASA is hosting a fundraiser for Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. Last summer on August 14th, 2017, after three days of torrential rainfall, devastating floods and mudslides hit Freetown. These floods and mudslides caused great pain on the Freetown community, and ASA is holding a fundraiser to help Freetown recover.
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On February 19th- 23rd in Campus Center, ASA will be having a pre-sale to order a box of donuts for $10.00. After the pre-sale, boxes will be selling at $12.00. The table times for pre order are Monday 10 – 1 , Tuesday 12 – 2 , Thursday 12 – 2 , Friday 10 – 2. Pay with cash, Venmo, Cash-app, or Chase Quick-pay. All proceeds from ASA’s Krispy Kreme fundraisers will go towards helping the people of Freetown rebuild their community.

Lenelle Moïse Live Poetry Event

Hi Honorites,

Lenelle Moïse will be having  a poetry performance on Tuesday, February 20th at 4 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery 

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If any of you have heard Lenelle in the past 2 years that she has come to Ithaca College, you know how incredible of a presence she is. This is another opportunity to experience her poetry and ask her any questions. If you haven’t heard Lenelle’s poetry or message before, this is a your chance! Don’t miss out on such an amazing event!

“How Do We Disagree?” Ask Big Questions!

Hi Honorites,

On Monday, February 19th, at 6 p.m. the organization Ask Big Questions will be hosting an event in the Klingenstein Lounge. Ask Big Questions is working in conjunction with Hillel at Ithaca College to bring this event to our campus community. This is the third of four parts in Ask Big Questions Conversation on our campus.

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Ask Big Questions is a project with the goal improve peoples connection with each other through trust and communication. This is done by using big question that matter to everyone and that everyone can answer. These are questions that we all have stories about, and more importantly questions we as a society all share.

Ask Big Questions was recently recognized in “O”, The Oprah Winfrey Magazine. This organization has received recognition for all the great work they do, and it would be a prime event for honors students to attend. This is an opportunity to learn about the questions that plague our society today, and how to solve them. You won’t want to miss this event!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact hillel@Ithaca.edu as soon as possible.

Attention Juniors: Thesis and Advising Meetings!

Hi Honorites,

The Honors Lounge will be closed for meetings at the times listed below. During these times if a quiet place of study is needed, PRW 069, the room directly across from the lounge, will be available.

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Attention Juniors and those planning to graduate in December of 2018. Jessye Cohen-Filipic, Honors coordinator for advising and admissions, will be holding THREE meetings to discuss the thesis process and answer other advising questions. These meetings are all scheduled on different days to accommodate as many students as possible. Please plan to come to one of these meetings.

Thursday, 2/22 at 12:10 p.m.

Tuesday 2/27 at 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday 2/28 at 9:00 a.m.

These meeting will last approximately an hour and a half.

Please share if you coming and share your questions at https://goo.gl/forms/hdru5y10gOlqA5nK2

If you have questions about the event, please contact Jessye at Honorsadvising@ithaca.edu

 

Come to President Shirley Collado’s Panel Discussion!

Hi Honorites,

On Wednesday, February 14th at 4:30 to 6:30 in Hockett Family Recital Hall, President Shirley Collado will be headlining a panel discussion. This discussion will cover higher education trends and critical issues in the academy. The Ithaca College Board of Trustees and the Office of the President are working hand in hand to bring you this event. The goal of this panel is to expand communication and collaboration with the entire IC community. This means participation is vital for this discussion to be a success. The honors community represents some of the best students on campus, and a big showing could really make a noticeable difference.

The panel consists of President Shirley M. Collado; Tompkins Cortland Community College President Orinthia Montague; Luke Keller, Dana Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Ithaca College; and Jeff Selingo ’95, former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education and member of the Board of Trustees.

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The topics of this panel range from “Are we preparing students to find good jobs and to be good citizens?” to “Ensuring equity and full participation in higher education for students, faculty, and staff.”

The purpose of this panel discussion is add another level of collaboration between the Board of Trustees and the entire IC community. A task that calls for campus wide participation in this event. Don’t let your peers down, and more importantly don’t let yourself down. Be there honorites.

Come Listen to Latina Poet, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist Brandi Herrera!

Hi Honorites,

Next Thursday, February 15th at 4p.m. in the Campus Center Clark Lounge, Brandi Herrera will be giving a presentation. She will be talking about her latest business enterprise and how she’s combining this with her passions for poetry and helping people.

Herrera has a Master of Fine Arts in Writing, with more than fifteen years experience in content strategy and identity development, visual content creation and art direction, copy writing and editing for both print and digital platforms.

d8f99f0853929433156520587ba65137d2ed119b.jpgHelado Rosa, Herrera’s most business venture, is a color concept shop featuring handcrafted works by Mexican artisans. Each season’s limited-edition collection is gathered during her travels throughout Mexico and the U.S. Southwest, and built around a palette that reflects the landscapes and cultures of those regions.

Maryam Naderi, founder of Paloma Beauty describes Herrera as “an excellent communicator, always delivers on time, and is extremely responsive. I could not recommend her more.”

Honorites, you won’t want to miss this event, so come through. Contact Jpfrehm@ithaca.edu with any questions about the event. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should send an email. Request for accommodations should be made as soon as possible.