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Primitive Pursuits, a Cornell Cooperative Extension program based here in Ithaca, will offer two Wilderness Skills Intensive programs this spring, during and after the spring academic semester. The course will cover a wide variety of primitive technology skills, naturalist skills and teaching methods. The skills to be gained by completing this program are highly valued in both traditional and outdoor education spheres 

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The Road to Biomimetic Slug Glue: Mucus, Metals, Gel Mechanics and Matrilins

November 12

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Posted on behalf of Benjamin Rifkin, Provost and Vice President of Educational Affairs

Students of Ithaca College: 

On November 14th, Ithaca College will host the annual Cortaca Jug football game. The tradition of the jug dates back to 1959 and we are as proud as ever of the spirit, passion and history that marks this annual event and engages so many students, alumni and fans in one of the best rivalries in college athletics.

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The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Latin American Studies Program at Ithaca College are co-sponsoring a free screening of the film "Polvo" (Guatemala, 2012) on Tuesday Nov. 10th at 4pm in Friends 308. This film is part of the LAS series on Central America. Feel free to join us and please spread the word.

Synopsis: "Juan is obsessed by the death of his father, who was “disappeared” by the Guatemalan military during the country’s civil war. He knows who his father’s informant was, and engages in petty acts of revenge against this man. When a filmmaker arrives in the village to make a documentary about the search for remains of the disappeared, Juan and his mother Delfina are given a chance at achieving some sort of resolution, in this sometimes painful, yet tender testament to the act of not forgetting." (from http://www.ttfilmfestival.com/film-synopsis/dust-2/)

You may watch the trailer of "Polvo" here: vimeo.com/85783977

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On November 14 from 8am-noon STAT, SAB, After Dark and BOC will be hosting the Terraces Tailgate in the Terraces Dining Hall.

There will be music from IC Alumnus Chris Washburn, tons of prizes (including 2 free tickets to the BOC spring show and 2 free tickets to IC Theater Departments’ Anonymous), games and other activities.

This is an event you do not want to miss. Bring your Ithaca College ID and your school spirit to get in. The event is FREE and open to all members of the IC Community (Faculty, Staff, Student, Alumni) with an Ithaca College ID. Anyone without an ID will be charged $5.

Seniors, do not forget to bring your Senior Card for an additional raffle ticket to be entered to win 2 free tickets to the Senior Semi Formal.

No bags or bottles will be allowed into the event!!!

 

Submitted on behalf of Patricia Spencer, Faculty Director of Service-Learning

Why should you work for the Office of Civic Engagement?  As a student, working with the OCE has been one of the most rewarding experiences in my time here at IC, and here is why you should join us:

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Resistance is a matter driven by the force of collective momentum. In a Chicago neighborhood, Mothers of Color are intervening in gun violence through community mediation. In Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, LGBT people of color are working with small businesses to develop safe havens from violence. In Atlanta, Trans people are building alternative models within the criminal justice system for diverting arrests and decreasing jail time. In a political landscape where oppressed communities often cannot rely on police or the state to keep us safe, community based safety strategies are essential to survival and resistance.

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute presents:

Meaningful Activity for Aging Gracefully
Presenter: Eleanor Leibson, OTR/L, PYT, DRS

Monday, November 30
2:00-4:30 p.m.
Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road, Ithaca  

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On November 12, from 12 noon to 1:00 PM, representatives from New England Aquarium will be hosting an Employer Information Session in Career Services (101 Muller) and will also be talking with students about full-time job and internship opportunities. There will be many opportunities available across many disciplines. Come and find out what they are!

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Wed. Nov. 11th from 6-7pm in Williams 225. Refreshments will be served!

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Update on H&S Dean search

Contributed by Diane Gayeski on 11/06/2015 

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We are pleased to report that the H&S Dean search is progressing well and on schedule.  The search committee met recently and faced some difficult choices as it reviewed the candidacies of a well-qualified, large, and diverse pool of leaders and discussed the results of related referencing calls.

 

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The November installment of the Dollars and $ense Discussion Series will take place on Tuesday, November 17th.  This time, your colleagues from Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) will take the lead and present on various topics, including their recent reorganization

Faculty and Staff are invited to participate in the discussion, which takes place in Emerson Suite A at 9 am. 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Carly Hills in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or chills@ithaca.edu).  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 

The time is near! Next week, bring any article of clothing with RED in it to any Spirit Week event! In return, get 1 FREE Cortaca T-shirt! All RED donations will go to the Ithaca Rescue Mission. (one t-shirt per student ID).

 

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Conflict is a universal and routine human experience. We more or less successfully engage it every day of our lives. Once in a while, however, it sticks and we get stuck! This highly engaging and interactive three hour workshop explores the experience of conflict and its effects on us as individuals and our interactions with others. We then explore and experiment with some key skills and strategies we can all use to shift negative conflict interaction both for ourselves and for others.

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The members of the Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) invite you to attend our monthly meeting, on Tuesday, November 10th from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., in the Human Resources Conference Room, Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center, and participate in a discussion on Microaggressions, facilitated by one of our committee members, RahK Lash, Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs.

(Due to conflict with the Veteran's Day Celebration, we have changed the time time of this event to 2:00 p.m.)

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On Thursday, November 12 between 6:00 and 8:00 PM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance. This will not impact telephone dial tone and general telephone use. The campus Emergency Notification System will continue to function during the voice mail maintenance. Any callers who would reach the voice mail system during this period will receive a recording stating maintenance is ongoing and to call back after 8:00 PM.

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 Deb Harper presented on a panel of counseling center directors at the 66th annual Association of University and College Counseling Center Director’s (AUCCCD) Conference in Salt Lake City in October 2015. 

 

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The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Latin American Studies Program at Ithaca College are co-sponsoring a free screening of the film "Polvo" (Guatemala, 2012) on Tuesday Nov. 10th at 4pm in Friends 308. This film is part of the LAS series on Central America. Feel free to join us and please spread the word.

Synopsis: "Juan is obsessed by the death of his father, who was “disappeared” by the Guatemalan military during the country’s civil war. He knows who his father’s informant was, and engages in petty acts of revenge against this man. When a filmmaker arrives in the village to make a documentary about the search for remains of the disappeared, Juan and his mother Delfina are given a chance at achieving some sort of resolution, in this sometimes painful, yet tender testament to the act of not forgetting." (from http://www.ttfilmfestival.com/film-synopsis/dust-2/)

You may watch the trailer of "Polvo" here: vimeo.com/85783977

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You’ve probably heard by now that networking is the key to landing internships and jobs, but you may still be wondering HOW exactly to do that… Come to this workshop to learn how to proactively connect with Ithaca College Alumni at Network Nights over winter break and make lasting impressions that can lead to job and internship opportunities.

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