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Updated Regularly: 2016-17 Bio Club E-board; Seniors--please let us know...; banquet pictures

Posted by Nancy Pierce at 9:34AM   |  Add a comment

Congrats to the new Biology Club E-Board!

Kristen Keene (co-president)

Ambra Munlyn (co-president)

Meghann Muldowney (vice-president)

Adriana Morales (secretary)

Flora Tierney (treasurer)

 


Posted by Nancy Pierce at 9:31AM   |  Add a comment
Best Wishes, Seniors!

Seniors, if you haven't already done so, please take a few minutes to give us your thoughts and plans.


Posted by Nancy Pierce at 9:27AM   |  Add a comment
Fun Times!!

If you have pictures you would like to share, please send them to Nancy Pierce.

Here are some: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10208102747099548.1073741839.1026263704&type=1&l=2ad7469c43

More to follow.

Thanks to Ian and Peter for taking them!  And to the students for another fun night!.


Posted by Nancy Pierce at 12:42PM   |  Add a comment

Did you have an awesome time in Principles of Biology I and have a desire to teach? 

We are currently seeking TAs for next Fall's Principles of Biology I class (Fall 2016).  If you are interested, please complete the following form.

http://goo.gl/forms/Ig6h6Zdyid

 

  • If you have any questions, please contact Andy Smith (asmith@ithaca.edu) or Te-Wen Lo (twlo@ithaca.edu).

Posted by Nancy Pierce at 10:53AM   |  Add a comment

POSITION DESCRIPTION FOR WRITING TUTORS

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Tutoring a wide range of students, including international and graduate students, from across the college, approximately 10 hours a week, to help them gain independence as writers
  • Maintain the Writing Center as a welcoming space for all
  • Visiting classes to promote use of the Writing Center

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Solid academic standing and strong writing abilities, particularly in expository genres
  • Successful completion of Academic Writing I, Inquiry, Research, and Writing Across the Disciplines, Introduction to the Essay, or Ithaca Seminar in Writing; sophomore standing. Students need not be majors or minors, but additional writing courses beyond the 100-level, especially Argument, are preferred.
  • Strong commitment to helping other students become more effective writers
  • Personal qualities conducive to one-on-one conferences, including a friendly, approachable manner; patience; good listening abilities; and a sense of maturity and responsibility

APPLICATION PROCESS:

The Writing Center will begin accepting applications for the Fall 2016 semester on Monday, February 14. All applications must be turned in to the Writing Center by 5 pm on March 21.

Pick up an application in the Writing Center (Smiddy 107) or download it from Documents on the left hand side of the page at /hs/depts/writing/writingcenter/wctutorapp/. A completed application will include a detailed letter of intent, a résumé, and two expository writing samples, preferably with sources. Applications must be turned in at Smiddy 107 or emailed to Professor Thomas Girshin at tgirshin@ithaca.edu. The strongest candidates will then be asked to complete a series of exercises and to schedule an interview.

New tutors will be required to take a 1-credit writing center tutoring course during their first semester of tutoring.

For additional information, contact:

Tom Girshin, Smiddy 425, 274-3516, tgirshin@ithaca.edu


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