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IC Players held their annual performance of the "Vagina Monologues", a series of monologues based off of interviews with real women about their views on sex, relationships, and the feminine experience as a whole. Senior Samantha Guter directed the show, which was originally written by Eve Ensler. Proceeds from the ticket sales benefited "V-Day", an organization committed to fighting violence against women. "Vagina Monologues" was held on Sunday, Feb. 14 in Emerson Suites.

The Center for the Study of Culture Race and Ethnicity presents a four-part 101 series designed to introduce participants to key concepts and conversations about race and racism. The first presentation, Racism 101: The Grounding of Race in America, will be held this Friday, February 26th from 3-4 PM in the Taughannock Falls room, Campus Center

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Flying under the radar of IC's cause-based student organizations since its inception in October 2013, Ithaca College China Care Club (IC3C) has seen great success since its re-branding this past academic year. IC3C kicked off the semester with a bang, organizing its “One Billion Rising” event this past Valentine’s Day in the IC Fitness Center to promote awareness of domestic violence. Being able to host this event, which also happens to be part of an international revolution to end violence against women, was an opportunity that the student organization was very grateful to have.

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On Monday March 7th from 9 am - 5 pm, Hillel will be hosting the annual Inch-a-thon, that will take place in the North Foyer. 

Get 8" of hair cut for FREE or get a $10 haircut! 

All haircuts will be done by professionals from Satori Spa and Center Haircutters!

All money will be donated to Shasheret, a Jewish nonprofit supporting breast cancer & the hair will be donated to Pantene Beautiful Lengths!

Sign up: bit.ly/inchathon

 

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 Join your friends at IC Hillel and Repair the World for an incredible Day of Service in NYC on the Thursday of Spring Break! Meet up in the City to learn about food and educational justice programs and work with Repair the World to give back to these communities. A great way to give back over Spring Break!

Sign up here: bit.ly/ichillelASB

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Affirmative action and Diversity/Inclusion are both measures that are taken with the aim of encouraging corporations to hire and promote workers from diverse backgrounds. However, the manner in which each initiative is carried out is quite distinct to one another. This webinar offers a case approach to learning the difference between EEO and AA and the implications for your institution.

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Effective communication helps us better understand people and situations, enables us to resolve differences, helps build trust and respect, and creates an environment where creative ideas, problem solving, affection, and caring can flourish. As simple as communication seems, much of what we try to communicate—and others try to communicate to us—gets misunderstood, which can cause conflict and frustration in personal and professional relationships. By learning effective communication skills, you can better connect with your spouse, kids, friends, and coworkers.

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It’s inevitable. At some point in your week you’ll run into one of them. Those people who seem to turn a wonderful day into a dark one. But it doesn’t have to be that way for you. Whether you’re dealing with a difficult co-worker, customer or family member, the strategies are essentially identical. In this seminar you will learn strategies to defuse negativity and hostility and create a positive atmosphere of co-operation.

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Come to IC Square TODAY between 11 AM and 3PM to celebrate Black History Month with some great food and music. We're serving up special items available today only. 

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Contributed on behalf of Cathy J. Saloff-Coste, MS, RD, CDN, registered dietician and nutrition consultant at Hammond Health Center.

If you’ve been following this Intercom series during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, you know that it’s not always obvious to see when someone has disordered eating, or even when they are in the throes of a full-blown eating disorder. You may be wondering if a friend or if you might be at risk of developing an eating disorder. 

A first step might be to take the online screening at http://www.mybodyscreening.org/. If the results show that you (or your friend) are at risk or clearly have an eating disorder, it is time to seek help. 

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"How to make a hermaphrodite, and the surprising consequences of doing so"

March 3       
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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Ithaca College is set to host the New York State Collegiate Track Conference Indoor Championships beginning on Friday at Glazer Arena inside the Athletics and Events Center. 

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You may not hear a lot about adult bullying, but according to the Workplace Bullying Institute, up to a third of workers may be the victims of workplace bullying. About twenty percent of workplace bullying crosses the line into harassment. Workplace bullying refers to the repeated, health-impairing, mistreatment of a target, driven by the perpetrators need to control. Allowed to continue this behavior undermines legitimate business interests, lowers morale, and impacts the overall ability “to get work done.” Workplace bullying can make life quite miserable and difficult. Supervisors should especially be made aware of workplace bullies, since they can disrupt productivity and create a hostile work environment which can lead to legal ramifications.

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Bigoted comments, jokes, negative assumptions and stereotypes are challenging because they can provoke our emotions and make us reactive, scared, confused, uncertain, judgmental, and less able to access our intelligence and good thinking.

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Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency.

This workshop gives participants a basic framework, including definitions to develop understanding of the relationship between diversity, inclusion and cultural competency and some tools for assessing and developing cultural competency in their areas.

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Come to this information session on Tuesday, March 1 to learn more about the Student Assistant and Marketing Intern opportunities.  There will be FREE pizza!

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Raza, Rumi, scholar in residence at Honors Program will participate in a panel - Thinking Dissent - Local and Global; and present a paper on 'Pakistan's New Media at NYU.

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Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, Assistant Professor in Modern Languages and Literatures, will present with Sonja Gandert on Cuba's "Memory Wars" at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University on Thursday, March 3rd at 5:15pm. Then they will guide a discussion on the Cuban works of art in the museum's collection.

This event is free and open to the public. 

For more information please visit the museum's website here: http://museum.cornell.edu/calendar/contemporary-conversation-cubas-memory-wars

 

The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 19th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on Friday, March 4, 2016.  

Students can now either:

Submit the Online Student Submission Form  themselves OR

Contact a faculty collaborator to have them fill out the Faculty Online Submission Form.

IMPORTANT: Please only submit one form. DO NOT submit both. 

Faculty can still submit multiple students' work.
Once the form(s) is/are submitted, an e-mail detailing next steps will be sent to you.

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Join us in the Campus Center Clark Lounge on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 1:30 - 3:30pm for ALANA CAREER CONNECTIONS.  This networking event will feature a panel discussion with distinguished Ithaca College alumni. Students will hear a variety of perspectives as professionals share their valley and mountaintop experiences on the journey to career success.

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