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Winter 2015 registration is still open for Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Online) ANTH 104000.  Fulfill one of your general education requirements for ICC with this thought-provoking and applicable class this winter from the comforts of wherever you are.

Contact Dr. Sue-Je Gage at sgage@ithaca.edu for more information.

 

Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered two invited lectures at New York University at Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in the United Arab Emirates, November 2-4, 2014.

Her lecture, “Open Space Transmedia:  Towards a Theory and Politics of Participatory Collaboration” explored international iterative new media projects designed on principles of participation, collaboration, and open archives. This lecture analyzes new media projects showcased in the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.

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Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki has been selected to deliver the main address at Ithaca College’s 2015 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 17. A member of the U.S. national rowing team for the past five years, she earned the gold in the women’s eight event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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Campus Center & Events Services will be hosting 5 training sessions in November to teach faculty and staff the basics of using 25Live, Ithaca College's new room reservation system. The dates for these sessions are: 

Thursday, Nov. 20th

Monday, Nov. 24th

Tuesday, Nov. 25th

Wednesday, Nov. 26th.   

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On Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21, Ithaca College will be hosting the New York State Public High School Athletic Association girls swimming and diving championships.  Please be aware of the following lot closures which will result from reserved parking for that event.

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 Wednesday, November 19th at 7 pm in the Fishbowl in Campus Center.

For SLI credit register on OrgSync

Is it important to marry someone of your own religion? How do apps change the dating culture of the 21st century? Explore these topics and how they relate to the Jewish religion.

 

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Ithaca College's 29th annual Network Nights in New York City and Boston are right around the corner, and we want to make sure you're prepared. All students considering attending Network Nights are highly encouraged to attend a preparatory workshop, "What Comes After the Handshake?: Tips for Connecting with Alumni at Network Nights" which is being offered on December 3 at 4:00 p.m. in Career Services (save your seat by registering in eRecruiting). Learn what to expect, how to prepare, professional etiquette tips, and how to connect with alumni before and after the event.

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Native American Student Association will host a social featuring the Allegany River Dancers on Thursday, November 20, at 7:00pm in Emerson Suites. DINNER IS PROVIDED!

The Allegany River Indian Dancers are a Native American dance group that showcases the traditional songs and dances of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Indians. The general performances incorporate many aspects of Native American culture.

The Seneca language and culture pertaining to the origin of the songs and dances are shared in the program narratives. All performers wear traditional Native American regalia. All the music is performed live and the show is as educational as it is entertaining.  

One highlight of the show is the Iroquois Smoke Dance, a very fast contest dance. Also featured is the Hoop Dance, a beautiful story telling dance in which the dancer uses hoops to make various designs and shapes to represent birds, animals and themes from nature.

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See below or Click Here to view Dining Services' Hours of Operation for Thanksgiving Break. 

Students... Staying on campus during the Thanksgiving Break?

Click here to order meals!

 

Questions? Let us know! dine@ithaca.edu. 

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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South Hill Forest Products is now offering their local, all-natural fall honey for sale; perfect for holiday gifts! This honey was made in Ithaca College's own beehives without the use of any chemicals, and was processed and bottled by Ithaca College students -- you can't get more local than that! We are also offering our homemade beeswax salves.

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It's not too late to give or receive... we are still collecting non-perishable food items to help families in need during the holiday season and we are still accepting applications for assistance.

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 Wed. Nov. 19th @ 12-12:50pm, Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center

Cathy J. Saloff-Coste, MS, RDN, CDN, Dietitian/Nutritionist in private practice for over 12 years and the nutrition consultant for students at Ithaca College, will discuss what it really means to eat well and how you can achieve a sustainable, balanced approach to nutrition that promotes vibrant health now and in the future.

 

 

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Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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Submitted on behalf of Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle, Search Committee Co-Chairs

As you know from previous reports of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs (VPEA) Search Committee, the final phase of our recruitment effort includes an invitation to select candidates for campus visits.  

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 The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours in observance of Thanksgiving Break.  Our Thanksgiving Break hours will be as follows:

Friday 11/21 - 7:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 11/22 - CLOSED

Sunday 11/23 - CLOSED

Monday 11/24 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Tuesday 11/25 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Wednesday 11/26 - Sunday 11/30 - CLOSED

We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 12/1/14.

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As Thanksgiving break approaches we would like to remind everyone that parking rules and regulations are in effect 24/7, all year round.

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IC FIT KIDS: Personalized one on one training customized to help your child reach their fitness goals at the Ithaca College Robert R. Colbert Wellness Clinic!

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Faculty can now create Sakai course sites for the Winter 2015 and Spring 2015 terms. 

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ITS is proud to announce that Williams Hall has successfully passed the testing phase and is now officially completed.  We are excited to bring robust and dependable Wi-Fi to the hard working departments and groups in that building.

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Dr. Derek Greenfield has been speaking for 20 years on issues such as diversity, motivation, hip-hop music and culture, reaching today’s students, and many more compelling topics.  He has given presentations to hundreds of multinational companies (the NBA, AT&T/Bell Labs, the L.A. Housing Authority, to name just a few) as well as many colleges and high schools all over the world.  Dr. Greenfield's motivational talk will be in Hockett Recital Hall in the Whalen Center for Music at noon on Friday November 21st.  All students and faculty are invited to attend.  

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