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Choosing a major can be a bit intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Apply for the Fall 2014 Exploratory Career Coaching Group to get resources and support to assist you through this process. The group will be made up of 5 to 8 students who meet weekly to discuss their experiences and reflections, and receive guidance on self-exploration and career planning. So you get help with figuring out what you want to do with your life (for free), get to meet other people who are 'in the same boat' as you, and we have fun!

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All applications for Kaplan Scholarships are due no later than 5:00 p.m. Today, September 15th!

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is offering the following workshops this fall. For more information and to register, visit www.ithaca.edu/agingworkshops or contact Teri Reinemann at treinemann@ithaca.edu or 274-1607. All workshops are held at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road (Route 96B) and are scheduled from 2:00-4:30. Admission to the workshops is free for IC faculty, students and staff. CEUs are available for some workshops at a cost of $20 per workshop.

 

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Faculty Council will hold its next Town Hall meeting in Textor 102 on Thursday, September 18 at 12:10 PM.  All faculty are invited to attend and participate. Any topic of concern or interest to faculty may be raised. No media will be present and faculty holding administrative appointments and staff are requested to refrain from attending.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Peter Rothbart at rothbart@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1497. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Sound Wealth Financial Group is seeking applicants for a Financial Representative position. They are a general agency of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, which is one of the largest mutual life insurance companies in the U.S. To learn more, attend the Sound Wealth Financial Group Information Session on Monday, Sept. 15 at 1:00pm in Career Services.

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Learn more about City Year, a nonprofit that has hired 10-15 IC seniors each of the last several years, during their information sessions. Join us on Monday, Sept. 15 at 3:30 or 4:00pm in Career Services.

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Peace Action New York State uses lobbying and direct political action to promote the non-violent resolution of conflict, the abolition of nuclear weapons, halting the global spread of conventional arms, building a human rights culture and supporting human needs instead of militarism.  Learn more about this organization and its Student Organizer Internships during their info session.

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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents Tai Chi: An Evidence-Based Program for Falls Prevention on Wednesday, October 8, 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is free for IC students, faculty, and staff, but registration is required. CEUs available (cost $20). Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.

 

 

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Bob Freeman from the New York State Committee on Open Government will be on campus Tuesday, September 16 to discuss the Freedom of Information Act and other government access resources. He will speak at 5:30 p.m. in Park 223.

Freeman has addressed numerous government related organizations, bar associations, media groups and has lectured at various colleges and universities. He has also spoken on open government laws and concepts throughout the United States, as well as Canada, the Far East, Latin America and Eastern Europe, and has taught the only course in an American law school on public access to government information.

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Join 500 of your peers and 67 employers at the Job & Internship Fair tonight in Emerson Suites!  You'll get career info, find jobs & internships and network with employers.  You also might win one of 5 $25 IC Bookstore Gift Cards during our door prize drawing.

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Submitted on behalf of Interim Provost Linda Petrosino

I am pleased to announce that effective September 16, there will be several staffing changes in the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs.

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Have you always wondered what it might be like to order tapas in Spain? Do you wish you could ask someone what it's really like to live with a Spanish family? Ever wonder what you might have to do to get a cell phone in Sevilla so that you can keep up with your friends and family while away? If so, than this is your opportunity!

The Spanish section of Modern Languages and Literatures invites students interested in learning about Spanish culture (and culture shock) to come to an hora de cultura. Emma Rizzo (Journalism major, Spanish minor), currently studying in Seville, Spain, will be our invited speaker during a web conference on Monday, September 15th at 3 p.m. in the Languages and Cultures Exchange Cooperative (Job 209). Come ready to participate and to get a real sense of what it means to live la vida loca! 

This event is free and open to the public. 

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  In July IC Politics professor Patricia Rodriguez led a delegation of eleven community members from Ithaca, Syracuse and Cortland (and one from Washington, D.C.) to Cajibío, Colombia to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of a “sister community” relationship with the Movimiento Campesino de Cajibío (Campesino Movement of Cajibío, MCC).  During the 2014 Latino Heritage Month, Ithaca and Cortland participants in the delegation will share the extraordinary work of the MCC at their report back, Alternatives to Exploitation and War: Solidarity Economies and Communities, on Wednesday, September 17, 7-9pm. This event, which is free and open to the public, will be on the second floor of First Unitarian Society of Ithaca’s Annex, 208 E. Buffalo St. Refreshments will be served.

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 Attention, nature lovers! Ithaca College Natural Lands seeks volunteer stewards. Learn how to join here.

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Safety: A New Play About Community-Police Relations, presented by Civic Ensemble, Ithaca's Civic-Minded Theatre Company. Touring Ithaca 9/19-9/28.

Coming to Ithaca College 
Friday 9/26 @ 7:30pm  -  Textor 101

Pay What You Can. Reservations recommended. Click here to make a FREE ticket reservation, then pay any amount at the door. Cash, charge, and check accepted. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay. FREE ENTRY WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS.

 

 

 

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Students interested in a semester-long internship and academic experience in Washington, D.C. are invited to attend the IC in DC information session on Thursday, September 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Job 312.

Representatives from the Cornell in Washington program will be available to answer questions. Interested students and their academic advisors are encouraged to attend.

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Please visit the Intercom announcement dated 9/4/14 for the details. This is a perfect time to get reconnected with the meetings. There is no obligation to join. You can bring your lunch and it’s okay to leave early if you have another appointment or a class.

Open House: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from
11:30am to 12:00pm or
12:30pm to 1:00pm

Where: Peggy Ryan Williams Building Room GLO52

Come check it out. What have you got to lose?

The videos:

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Students interested in spending the Spring 2015 semester in New York City are invited to attend the following informational sessions:

Roy H. Park School of Communications and School of Business
Thursday, September 18, 2014
12:10 p.m.
BUS 111

School of Health Sciences and Human Performance
Thursday, September 18, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Hill G75

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Information Technology Services has published a number of Intercom articles related to Microsoft Office over the past few months. In case you missed any of the articles here is a summary:

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; the next few week's are listed below. Be sure to catch a show in our newly renovated Ford Hall, too! 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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