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Who are the Hasidim? Can women be rabbis? What is Kabbalah and who can study it? Are Jews a race? What do Israeli films reveal about Israeli society?
Do you want answers to these questions? Then take a Jewish Studies course in Spring 2014.
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Contributed by Anthony Hopson on 11/13/2013
The Ithaca College Rotoract club, in collaboration with Ithaca Rotary, invites you to fill the BIG RED BOX located in the Campus Center across from the information desk. The Share the Warmth program is an annual community tradition of collecting gently used blankets, coats, sweaters, snowpants and other warm winter clothing for those in need.
Clothing placed into the BIG RED BOX will be collected regularly for delivery to various service agencies throughout the community. As the days get colder, take a moment, clear your closets and share the warmth.
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Quoted in the Media: Faculty members Tina Caswell, Jeff Cohen, John McKinley, Zillah Eisenstein, Thomas Swensen and Elia Kacapyr; staff members Luca Maurer, Rob Gearhart and John Fracchia. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/13/2013
Get your Mind, Body, and Spirit ready for the Holiday Season and join the Mind, Body Me wellness program!
MIND, BODY, ME OPEN HOUSE
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Contributed by Chrystyna Dail on 11/13/2013
Assistant Professor Wendy Dann (Department of Theatre Arts) has been awarded a 2013 NYFA Fellowship in the category of Playwriting/Screenwriting.
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Contributed by John Rawlins on 11/13/2013
Nansa Brown, Administrative Assistant for Multicultural Affairs in the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA), has announced her departure after seven years of service to the Ithaca College community. Her last day on campus will be Friday, November 22, 2013.
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Contributed by Brian DeMaris on 11/13/2013
On Thursday November 21st at 8:15pm in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the School of Music, Ithaca College Opera Workshop will present SPEED DATING TONIGHT! - a new opera conceived by Dean Anthony with words and music by Michael Ching.
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Contributed by Lorie Holmes-VanDusen on 11/13/2013
The Office of the Registrar staff will be participating in a workshop on Monday, November 18th from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm. Student employees will be available to answer general questions and take messages during this time.
Contributed by Diane Rogers on 11/13/2013
These are the only Driver Safety Classes being offered through May 2014. If you will need to utilize Student Drivers please have them register for one of the above classes.
Your students may register online at: www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/ed_prog/
Students must attend the full 2 hours of the driver safety class and pass the quiz at the close of class.
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Contributed by Nikki Lynn on 11/13/2013
The Academic Advising Center, Office of Career Services, and the Exploratory Program would like to thank all faculty, staff and students who participated in last week’s Majors and Minors Fair!
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Contributed by April Johanns on 11/13/2013
Ithaca College and the Roy H. Park School of Communications are excited to welcome back three Park School alumni cast members of IFC’s new original sketch comedy series, The Birthday Boys.
Mike Mitchell ’05, Jefferson Dutton ’05 and Chris Van Artsdalen ’05, who along with fellow Park School alumni Dave Ferguson ’06, Mike Hanford ’05 and Tim Kalpakis ’05, and Matt Kawalick, make up the cast of the show.
Please join Mike, Jefferson and Chris on Thursday, November 14, at 5 p.m. in the Park Auditorium as they screen two episodes of The Birthday Boys, meet the current students, faculty and staff and answer questions.
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Contributed by Stewart Auyash on 11/13/2013
Personal Health, Disease and Lifestyle, and Critical Health Issues will be offered during Winter Session in January 2014.
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Contributed by Rachel Marks on 11/13/2013
Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $5 extra you can add a luscious lobster tail to your plate! Tonight and tomorrow (11/13-11/14), Dining Services will feature Seafood House Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $4 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $5 to the cost of your dinner.
Seize the sights and smells of deep-sea deliciousness with an entire feature menu including: Roasted Lobster Tail, Shrimp Scampi, Pan-Seared Sea Scallops, and Crab Cakes!
Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.
Questions? Reply to this post or contact the number below.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Rachel Marks at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 274-5899. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/12/2013
The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.
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Contributed by Mara Baldwin on 11/12/2013
Perhaps you've noticed Colussus, IC's newest transfer student? We'll give you some hints: he's 46 feet tall, naked (all but glasses and some gym socks), and sitting on the ground floor of the Gannett Center...
The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to be opening our doors on Wednesday for the start of our next exhibition, SUMUS, featuring work by artist Benjamin Entner and IC's own collection of plaster casts on long-term loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
SUMUS: FIGURATIVE SCULPTURE THROUGH THE AGES
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November is American Diabetes Month!
We have all heard of diabetes: in today’s society, there are constantly new studies coming out that show the increase of diabetes in our country. But how can you prevent it, and how do you know if you are at high risk of developing it? There are several risk factors associated with Type II Diabetes:
If you fit into any of these categories, you may be at risk for diabetes. Be sure to get active, eat well, and check in with your doctor regularly to stay healthy!
For more information on diabetes risk factors and prevention, check out these links:
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Contributed by Estela Santos-Pape on 11/12/2013
Deb Harper, Ph.D., Director of The Office of Counseling and Wellness, presented on two panels at the 64th annual conference for the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) held in San Diego, CA in October 26-30, 2013.
The panels were entitled: “Creating Welcoming Spaces for Students Who Aren’t Clients – Yet” and “Wearing Two Hats, Speaking with Two Voices: The Complicated Role of Counseling Center Directors on BIT Teams.”
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Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 11/12/2013
Filmmaker and author Awam Amkpa to speak about New Imaginaries in Transborder Transactions Friday, November 15, 4pm in Clark Lounge
Contributed by Beth Harris on 11/12/2013
The Classrooms Beyond Borders Initiative at Ithaca College invites you to a public lecture “Mutating Literacies, Cultural Productions and New Imaginaries in Transborder Transactions,” by director, actor, filmmaker and author Awam Amkpa on Friday, November 15, from 4-6pm in Clark Lounge.
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Contributed by John Fracchia on 11/12/2013
In January 2014, Career Services is co-sponsoring the annual Career and Internship Connections (CIC) events in Boston, New York, DC and Los Angeles. Part career fair and part interview day, CIC events offer job and internship opportunities with organizations located in each host city.
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