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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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 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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UPDATE: This week's meeting topic is titled
Start Your Own Success Story

You can do it! Here's how to set yourself up for a winning-at-losing tale.
Talk about the perfect time to (re)start the program!

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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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
12:10-1:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center (bring your lunch)

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Submitted on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance.

Please mark your calendars to join us on October 1st, 2nd, and 3rd to view demonstrations from up to three different eMarketplace providers.  All sessions will be open to the campus community.

As the Strategic Sourcing Information Technology Advisory Committee finalizes its review of responses received to a formal Request for Proposal, further communication around chosen vendor(s) and demonstration schedule will be released in the coming weeks.

 

 

 

CMA EDU is the Country Music Association’s college outreach and business development program. CMA EDU’s primary focus is to educate college students on career opportunities within the music and entertainment industries. Each semester CMA EDU invites industry professionals including artists as guest speakers to their respective campuses. Industry speakers share their insights into the field, discuss current industry trends and impart concrete advice on how to successful pursue and excel in a music business career. 

IC Student are interested in starting their own CMA EDU Chapter; however, they need your help. They are looking for students to serve as members and either a staff or faculty member to serve as their adviser.

They are looking for people who are passionate about the music industry and country music. Please contact Christie Bonacci at cbonacc1@ithaca.edu if you are interested!

 

 

Did you know there's a particular way to set up your room/background for a Skype interview? More and more employers are relying on Skype and phone interviews to screen candidates, so you need to be ready.  Learn how to prepare and what to expect for these types of interviews.

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If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!

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