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As part of the First-Year Reading Initiative (FYRI), author James McBride will hold a talk and Q&A session on Nov 3rd at 7:30 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center for Music. There will be a book signing and light reception immediately following the lecture in McHenry Lobby from 8:30 to 9:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the community, but space is limited.

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In addition to learning about visible and non-visible job markets, the role of networking in the search process, and concrete resources for finding opportunities, in this workshop you'll learn tips and tricks for standing out amongst other job candidates in today's competitive market.

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In addition to learning about visible and non-visible job markets, the role of networking in the search process, and concrete resources for finding opportunities, in this workshop you'll learn tips and tricks for standing out amongst other job candidates in today's competitive market.

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The IC Student Consumer Information website serves as a central access point to important public information related to many different aspects of student life such as safety, financial aid, costs, diversity, and graduation rates.   A link to the site is available at the top of every College web page through “About IC” and also on the Office of Institutional Research website.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. (RSVP here)
Center for Faculty Excellence - 316 Gannett Center

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 12:00 – 3:30 p.m. (Register here - It's not too late!)
IC Collaborative Learning Space [Gannett 319]
Attend sessions as your schedule permits.  View the full daily agenda.
(Part of the Series on Enhancing Student Engagement with Technology from the TELE Collaborative*)

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With Halloween approaching later this week, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management would like to provide a reminder to please be thoughtful and safe with regard to Halloween costumes and decorations.  In particular, the use of simulated weapons can be a dangerous practice that creates a severe risk for both students and for Public Safety officers and other college staff.   

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Join the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and your colleagues this Wednesday, 3-5 pm in Clark Lounge in the Campus Center to celebrate 15 successful years of the IC/Longview partnership!

Come see displays of partnership activities and talk with some of the students, faculty members, and Longview residents who participate each semester. Remarks and light refreshments are also included. Please stop by -- no RSVP necessary! Questions? Call 274-1965. More on the partnership.

Visit the Events Calendar for more Ithaca College events.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Paula Davis at pdavis@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1193. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Come join the fun!  Children and Adolescents are needed for lab sessions in the graduate physical therapy (PT) course ‘Motor Development Across the Lifespan’.  

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Scott Erickson, Professor of Marketing in the Business School, recently presented at two conferences in Canada.

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Across the country, people are having conversations about mental health. On Monday, October 6, Active Minds at Ithaca College hosted Text Talk Act, a text messaging-enabled program that inspired people to have these conversations. For participating in the program, the college’s chapter of Active Minds won a $1,000 prize from Creating Community Solutions, a part of the National Dialogue on Mental Health. To learn more about Active Minds and the organization’s upcoming events, visit them on Facebook.

To learn more about Active Minds and other student organizations please click here to read the latest Club Hub issue.

 

Do you know any international students on campus? Are you interested in learning more about all the different cultures that the international community at IC represents?  IC International Club might be the student organization for you! 
 
IC International Club is a cultural student organization that embraces the diversity of students here on campus.  Vice President Desiree Lim (Theatre Studies ’15) described the student organization’s mission by saying, “We want to be the bridge between international and domestic students. Sometimes there’s a disconnect because depending on where you’re from there are stigmas or stereotypes, and we want to be able to get rid of those by allowing people to really get to know each other on a more personal level in a safe space.“

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 The Offices of Career Services and Alumni Relations is offering one of our most successful alumni programs: The Susan A. DiPace '74 Speaker Series: What Can You Do With a Liberal Arts Degree?  

Tuesday, November 4, 7:00-8:30 pm Klingenstein Lounge Ithaca College

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Two Ithaca College Library circulation student employees receive the South Central Regional Library Council Student Employee of the Year award

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, October 29th.

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On October 2nd, Sox Sperry, a Program Associate and curriculum writer for Project Look Sharp conducted a free teacher webinar on how to use media decoding to invite students into a conversation about the challenges revolving around sustainability. 

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 You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The survey is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Click Here to complete the short online dining survey.

2. Insert your name and email address at the end of the survey and hit submit!

3. That's It! You're entered to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 Tablet!

Good luck everyone and thank you for your feedback!

 FOOD FRENZY! Thursday, October 30 at 11:30am to 2:00pm  Emerson Suites 

"Fresh" is the word this year at our annual Food Frenzy event! Located in Emerson Suites from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. A $3.00 donation gets you into the door and opens up a World of Food presented by our vendors. All proceeds go to The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, where only $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!

 

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IC alumnus Aaron Inver (’06) will be joining us Monday Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss his experiences after graduating Ithaca, life as a broadcast producer and the “dos and don’ts” of a strong news package.   

Aaron currently works as a Producer at WTXF-TV; the Fox owned and operated station in Philadelphia. In September, Aaron launched a new show called “#Fox29Weekend,” a completely interactive local newscast, which was trending nationally on Twitter the morning of its debut.  

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Ithaca College has announced ticketing procedures for the 2014 Cortaca Jug football game, which will be held Nov. 15 at noon at the Cortland Stadium Complex. The annual game between Ithaca and Cortland draws enthusiastic capacity crowds, so fans are encouraged to get their tickets as early as possible for the event. A limited number of tickets are available and no tickets will be sold at the stadium on the day of the game. Every spectator must have a ticket in order to enter the stadium.

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