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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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 Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents "Hearing Loss in Older Adults" on Thursday, November 6, from 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. Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.

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One of the best-known children's museums in the world, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis creates extraordinary learning experiences across the arts, sciences, and humanities that have the power to transform the lives of children and families.  Learn about opportunities at the museum that are related to art, education, IT, marketing, HR & more!

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Ithaca College Alumni, Kelsey Greene ('12), presented on behalf of Project Look Sharp at the NAAEE conference in Ottawa, Ontario, on Thursday, October 9 from 2:15pm to 3:45 in the Ottawa Convention Centre. In her interactive workshop she used Project Look Sharp’s sustainability curriculum kits to model how educators in formal and informal learning sectors can teach about relevant sustainability issues through deconstruction and production of diverse media texts.

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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; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below. 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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ITS is advising users of College computers not to upgrade to Java 8 if prompted. Java 8 is not compatible with Parnassus core apps, HomerAdmin, and other applications commonly used on campus.

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Do you desire to chart your own course in life, to be “autonomous,” to be"self-actualizing"?  Many people claim they do, but our actions suggest that humans more strongly desire “to fit in” with those around them. This lecture will consider these clashing human desires from the standpoint of evolutionary theory, and explore whether future technology can transform this clash, perhaps by transforming the very structure of human interaction.

 

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(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College) 

What are you doing on Tuesday, November 4th? For the first time, there will be the Health Fair and Weight Watchers Open House on the same day! Let's celebrate the Roaring Twenties together at the Health Fair (wait until you find out what the program looked like in the ‘20s)! And then continue the fun by joining us at one of our meetings to see what we have in store for you and your health today!

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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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Your online presence impacts your career success.  Learn how to make your LinkedIn profile impressive, navigate the site and effectively use this networking tool.  We’ll share tips for students which will help you build a successful profile.

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

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 Talk to us and let us know how we're doing! 

Complete the Dining Satisfaction Survey by Wednesday, November 5th and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a Google Nexus 7!  Click Here to fill out the survey. 

 

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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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was the invited keynote speaker for the 5th Annual Digital Witness Symposium held jointly at Hamilton College and Syracuse University.

Her lecture was entitled "Towards a Theory and Praxis of Open Space New Media," which explored a range of participatory new media projects that deal with trauma and conflict in non-confrontational ways through collaboration, participatory interfaces, and distributed archiving. She lectured at Hamilton College on October 1, and Syracuse University on October 2.

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Kevin Militello, SUNY Geneseo 
"New targets and functions for cytosine DNA methylation in lower organisms"

Thursday, October 30     
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

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

View other IC Events here.

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