Thank you to all of our Honors community members who joined us last night in Emerson Suites. The Holiday Celebration was a huge success, and we hope you had a great time. Check out our photo gallery from last night below! If you share any pictures of you and your friends, be sure to tag us (@ichonors on Twitter and Instagram, and Ithaca College Honors Program on Facebook)!
We are a week away from our annual Holiday Celebration, featuring food, games, crafts, raffles, and more! This can’t-miss event is sure to be a blast, especially with our all-new Ugly Sweater Contest! Wear your tackiest sweater and win some exciting prizes. Please join us next Tuesday, December 13th, from 7:00-9:00 in Emerson Suites as we celebrate the holiday season, end of the semester, and YOU, the Honors community! We can’t wait to see you there.
You are cordially invited to the annual Honors Holiday Celebration. Please join us in Emerson Suites for snacks, raffles, surprises, and more! This year we’ll be holding an ugly sweater contest (more details below). We look forward to celebrating all of the hard work the Honors community has done this semester, and look forward to seeing you there!
Now that we’re back from break, the semester is racing to its end. Here are some events on campus this week to help you learn, laugh, or de-stress as your workload amps up.
Bolivian author Giovanna Rivero will read from her short story collection, Para comerte mejor, tonight at 6 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery. Rivero is an author and Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literature.
Artist and physicist Werner Sun will give a lecture with a workshop to follow on Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Art Department, will be held in Ceracche 127.
The Ithaca College Contemporary Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Hockett Family Recital Hall.
Park Distinguished Faculty-in-Residence A. Van Jordan will host Mason Richards and Dion Graham for a panel entitled “Using Cultural Iconography in Screenwriting and Media Production” on Friday, December 1st at 3 p.m. The event will be held in Park Auditorium, and is part of the Micheaux Visiting Filmmaker Series. Find more information on the event’s Facebook page.
Ithaca College’s Handbell Choir will present their Winter Concert on Friday at 5:00 p.m. in Muller Chapel. IC’s two handbell choirs will play a set of pop, holiday, and classical songs.
Routine Disturbances, Ithaca College’s show choir, will perform a fall preview in Emerson Suites at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
The IC Department of Physics and Astronomy will hold a public viewing night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory from 8:00-10:00 p.m. Friday. To attend, show up at the vehicle ‘turn around’ in front of the entrances of Smiddy Hall and CHS (F lot side). A shuttle van will make regular runs to convey people up to the observatory and back down.
ICTV will premiere its new scripted series, The Legend of South Hill, on Sunday, December 3 in Park Auditorium. The screening will begin at 7:00 p.m. following a red carpet beginning at 6:00 p.m. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.
On November 9 at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall, Paul Lewis will perform as part of the Rachel S. Thaler Concert Pianist Series.
Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow and the Class of 2018 will host the “Seniors and Sashes” Pageant in Emerson Suites on Thursday 11/9 at 7:00 p.m.
The Department of Theatre Arts’ production on Wonderful Town will give its final performances on November 9, 10, and 11, all at 8:00 p.m. in the Hoerner Theater.
A Muslims and allies gathering and discussion will take place in Muller Chapel on 11/10 from 1:45 to 3:00 p.m. immediately following Juma’a prayers. All are welcome, and refreshments will be provided.
On Saturday, 11/11 at 11:45 a.m. in the Fitness Center, the Residential Life Substance Free Communities will host a substance-free Cortaca watch party with food, games, and a broadcast of the match.
Regional high school choirs will perform on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in Ford Hall in the Choral Composition Festival Concert.
Math and science writer Evelyn Lamb will give a talk on 11/13 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Williams 320 entitled “Building a Creative Career in Mathematics.” The presentation, the latest in the Tensor Lecture Series, will discuss the intersection between communications and STEM.
The Karel Husa Memorial Concert will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Hockett Family Recital Hall on 11/13.
From noon to 1:00 p.m. on 11/14, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier will bring its Mobile Food Pantry to the A&E Center. The food pantry is open to all members of the IC community and provides fresh groceries free of charge.
The Residence Hall Association’s annual Sex Fest will take place in Emerson B on 11/14 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. The event will feature materials related to sex education from Planned Parenthood, the Advocacy Center, and more, as well as games, and performances by Spit That and IC Comedy Club.
The Flute Choir will hold an elective recital in Hockett Family Recital Hall at 7:00 p.m. on 11/14.
At 8:00 in Ford Hall on Tuesday, Music for the Mind: Mental Health Awareness Concert will take place, featuring performances from Marc Webster, Ivy Waltz, Patrice Pastore, Voicestream, IC Choir, IC Unbound, Rock Hard Dance Co., and more.
The Gerontology Institute and Project Generations will host a screening of The Age of Love on 11/14 at 6:30 in Textor 102. The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Steven Loring.
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Tomorrow, Monday, November 2 at 7pm in Williams 323, co-sponsored by Harriet Malinowitz’s seminar on “Palestine in Literature and Film,” Women’s & Gender Studies, the Park Center for Independent Media, CSCRE, and the Center for Faculty Excellence present a talk and multimedia presentation by Noura Hajjaj, who teaches Arabic language and culture/film at Marist College. This is an awesome experience and opportunity to learn more for all types of interests! Check it out!