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  Issue Number 11 • Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015  

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Campus Champion

Focused on a career that combines her passion for exercise with the mechanics behind it, kinesiology graduate student Lindsey Taylor is already a winner. On Feb. 11 she was one of 25 presenters at the “Graduate Research: Making a Difference in New York Partnering with SUNY and CUNY” in Albany. Lindsey’s poster on high-intensity interval training synthesized the work she conducted with female athletes last semester. It’s also part of her thesis set for completion in May. When she’s not in the kinesiology lab, Lindsey can be found at local running races, training for the 55-kilometer Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in Iceland next summer.

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Wednesday, Feb. 25

Presentation: “Integrating Science and Management to Advance Giant Tortoise Conservation in Galapagos, Ecuador,” by James Gibbs, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, as part of the Cultural and Intellectual Climate Committee’s r/evolution series, Sperry Center, Room 105, 7 p.m.

Wellness Wednesday Series: “Andrea’s Voice: Silenced by Bulimia,” by national presenters Doris and Tom Smeltzer, Andrea’s Parents, Corey Union Function Room, 7 p.m. A book signing will follow the program.

Thursday, Feb. 26

Sandwich Seminar: “Field Research with students to Address Health Disparities in Among “Orphans” in India,” Jena Nicols Curtis and Nicole Miller, Health Department, Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge, noon-1 p.m.

Presentation: “The Economic Evolution of Dominion,” by Lisi Krall, Economics Department, as part of the Cultural and Intellectual Climate Committee’s intellectual series theme, r/evolution, Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge, 4:30 p.m.

Discussion: “Who Says You’re Not Perfect?”  Interactive discussion between three student groups — La Familia Latina (LFL), Women of Color (WOC) and Men of Value and Excellence (MOVE), Corey Union Exhibition Lounge, 6 p.m.

Film: “Chasing Ice,” Old Main Colloquium, 7 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 27

Concert: “Six Appeal,” Old Main Brown Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 28

NYPIRG Event: “Solutions Grassroots Tour: A Solar Home Companion,” Corey Union Function Room, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sunday, March 1

Charity Hockey Game: to benefit the USO and the Military Heroes Campaign, sponsored by Kappa Sigma and Theta Chi, Park Center Alumni Arena, 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 3

Presentation: “Evolution of Writing,” by David Franke, English Department and Professional Writing, as part of the Cultural and Intellectual Climate Committee’s r/evolution series, Old Main Colloquium, 1:30 p.m.

Film Series: “A Foreign Affair,” (1948) as part of the Rubble Films: Classics of Post-1945 European Cinema, Sperry Center, Room 104, 7 p.m.

Open Mic Night: Corey Union Exhibition Lounge, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 4

Sandwich Seminar: “Off Campus and Into the Community: Culture and Language Learning for Childhood/Early Childhood Teacher Candidates,” Mona Ivey-Soto and Kim Wieczorek, Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department, Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Brooks Lecture Series: “Farming for the Future: Competing Models of Agriculture and Development in Rural Mozambique,” Wendy Wolford, Cornell University, Moffett Center, Room 2125, 4:30 p.m. A reception will begin at 4 p.m. in the Brooks Museum, Moffett Center, Room 2126.

Film Series: “Death Mills,” (1945) as part of the Rubble Films: Classics of Post-1945 European Cinema, Sperry Center, Room 104, 6 p.m.

Wellness Wednesday Series: “Have You Ever…” a hazing education presentation for all, Danni Perratto, residence hall director, Corey Union Function Room, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 5

Sandwich Seminar: “The Exchange of Women’s Stories Along with Used Goods in Garage Sales,” Gretchen Herrmann, librarian emerita, Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge, noon-1 p.m.

Charles N. Poskanzer Lecture: “From Convict to Conviction: A Grassroots Vision for Criminal Justice Reform in America,” by Glenn E. Martin, criminal justice reform advocate, Sperry Center, Room 105, 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 7

SUNY Cortland Cultural Celebration: Concert to feature guest choir the Hanson Place Men’s Chorale of New York City and including the SUNY Cortland Gospel Choir, SUNY Cortland Africana Dance Ensemble, Chord-land Dragons a cappella group, pianist Dorothy Thomas and Cortland students Kadeeja Fredankay and Margarita Harper. Old Main Brown Auditorium, 3 p.m.

Black History Month Concert: “Cultural Celebration” featuring gospel music by students and The Hanson Place Men’s Seventh Day Adventist Chorale from Brooklyn, N.Y., Old Main Brown Auditorium, 3 p.m.  Free and open to the public

Sunday, March 8

2015 European Handball Tournament: Lusk Field House, 3:30 p.m. Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness

Tuesday, March 10

Dowd Gallery Artist Talk: Lindsey Glover will speak about her video installation, prints and light boxes in the "Topographies" exhibition, Dowd Gallery, 5:30 p.m.



Rapper Big Sean Headlines Spring Fling

The Detroit native will play to a sold-out Park Center Alumni Arena on Saturday, April 25. read more


SUNY Cortland to Honor Peter DiNardo ’68

On Monday, the late SUNY Oneonta psychologist joins the Academic Hall of Fame. read more



Capture the Moment

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First-year student Keara McNamara enjoys a fresh perspective from the hyperextension machine at the new Student Life Center. Doors opened Feb. 16 and in the first week, thousands of students, faculty and staff members took to the building's many fitness spaces, which include athletic courts, a jogging track, weight-lifting area, spinning room and bouldering and climbing walls. Operated on an “open recreation” concept, the center is available to students and employees from early morning until late at night.


In Other News

‘R/Evolution’ Series Continues during March

Professor Plays Key Role in Historic Athletics Decision

College to Launch Student Opinion Survey

Ignite Challenge Invites Young Graduates

Research Lab Named in Professor’s Memory

‘A Solar Home Companion’ Coming Feb. 28

Student Life Center Grand Opening Planned

Professor to Discuss Giant Tortoise Conservation

‘Topographies’ Explores Landscape Through Art

Development Sociologist to Discuss Farming

Voice for Justice System Reform to Speak

Body Appreciation Week Events Planned

Sports Info Director Earns National Honors

College Adds Online Certificate in Recreation

Hanson Place Men’s Chorale to Sing March 7

Alumni Engagement Hosts ‘Doing Business in NYC’

Professional Salary Increases Recipients Announced

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Faculty/Staff Activities

Alexandru Balas presented on “Central and Eastern Europe’s Contributions to Peace Operations” at a recent convention. read more

Philip Buckenmeyer led students in a Healthy Now project and Wellness Day event in February. read more

Laura Davies will facilitate a cross-generational career workshop in Tampa in March. read more

James Hokanson served as a mentor for a graduate student poster presentation in Albany. read more

Lynn Couturier MacDonald led the Physical Education Department in hosting a NYS AHPERD conference. read more

Melissa Morris submitted a paper on the solar system's oldest layered sedimentary rock to the journal Geology. read more

Mechthild Nagel is serving as a visitor at the Max Planck Institute for Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Germany. read more

Robert Spitzer serves as a panelist on a public affairs program that is up for an Emmy Award. read more

Christopher Tucker, Hugh Anderson, Michael Bersani and Ron Hulslander will represent SUNY Cortland at the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge championships. read more

Nance S. Wilson had an article published in the American Reading Forum Yearbook. read more

Tiantian Zheng had an article published in The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Global Studies. read more

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