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Updated Regularly: BBB induction ceremony; Seeking TAs; BIO BANQUET--May 5; Happy Hour

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Tri-Beta

Thursday, April 28
6:15 pm
CNS 1ABC

Come support your fellow classmates!


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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).

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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


Posted by Nancy Pierce at 8:09AM   |  Add a comment

This is a nice way to end a week and meet your Biology and Biochemistry fellow classmates and professors!

Stay tuned for details, but note these days on your schedule:

Happy Hour --  4:00 pm, CNS 1st floor foyer. 

Hosts of the Events:

2/5/2016 Woods
2/12/2016 Witherup
2/19/2016 Lo
2/26/2016 Hardwick
3/4/2016 Miner
3/25/2016 Inada
4/1/2016 Smith
4/8/2016 Cluett
4/15/2016 Kanda
4/22/2016 Melcher
4/29/2016 Gondek

 


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