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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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Stop by IC Square at 3:00 PM on TODAY to support Chris Allinger, radio host of Q 103.7, as he raises money for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack™ Program. Ithaca College will be his last stop and we've set up the sage to welcome him back to Ithaca!

On Monday, Chris began his 100+ mile trek around Tompkins County at Cornell University. As Chris walks, he collects donations to support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The BackPack™ Program provides healthy, kid-friendly foods to children at risk for hunger. These children do not have access to food at home over the weekends and holiday breaks and each child in the program discreetly receives a backpack stuffed with food to last through their school break.

Show your support for Chris and the Food Bank by cheering him on the last leg of his route through IC Square! Refreshments will be provided.

More information about Walkin' the Country and the Food Bank can be found here

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David G. Mets, UCSF

Genetic analysis of plumage, singing,
and learning in finches

September 18
4:00 p.m. CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

Please bring your own reusable mug.

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When Google Glass was announced in spring 2013, the response from consumers to the quirky yet futuristic looking eyewear was almost universal.

“Looks cool, but what does it do?”

Well, Ithaca College clinical associate professor Mike Buck is one of many leaders in the field of physical therapy answering that question. In a recent article by Today in PT, Buck discusses how Google Glass can improve physical therapy sessions by allowing students to see themselves through the eyes of a patient.

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Faculty Council is seeking nominees willing to serve on the Institutional Effectiveness and Budget Committee( IEBC)  for a three year beginning this semester. One candidate will be selected. Given the current economic climate, it is crucial that faculty have input into the upcoming budgetary considerations. We are especially interested in candidates with financial and/or economic expertise. This is one of those opportunities. Meetings are on Tuesday afternoons. Self-nominations will be accepted until Friday, September 12 at 5 PM. Please send your nomination and a brief description of interest or qualifications to Peter Rothbart, rothbart@ithaca.edu.

For further information, go to https://www.ithaca.edu/policies/vol1/volume_1-10601/volume_1_10602/#1060217 and scroll down a bit.

In an effort to partner with the campus community we so proudly serve, we want to take a moment to provide faculty and staff with information regarding planned fire and evacuation drills.

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Please join us for a Woman to Woman retirement planning event scheduled for September 23, 2014, from Noon – 2 pm in Emerson Suite B.

Please click here for more information.
IC Events Calendar, click here.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations or with special dietary needs should contact Deb Merriman at dmerriman@ithaca.edu or 607-274-3851. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 “Living on Your Own Together: Cheaper, Greener and More Fun” is the first in a series of workshops that will give you insider information on making smart choices when it comes to apartment living, on-campus or off-campus. Wednesday, September 17 4:30-5:30 in Textor 101.

 

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Students from all majors and class years should attend Monday's Job & Internship Fair to meet recruiters from companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. You can explore careers options while finding full-time and summer jobs as well as internships. Check out our video featuring two of our PCAs, Heather Crespin & Amanda Lee, who share their perspectives on why you should attend.

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