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October is LGBT History Month

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 09/29/2015 

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October is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month.  Each day throughout the month a video highlighting a different historical figure will be available for viewing in a special section of the LGBT Center Website: LGBT History Month Featured Videos

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 Were you someone who sang in high school or college?  Do you find yourself singing spontaneously throughout the day?  Do you want an easy way to relax and to sharpen your mind, maybe put a spring in your step?  Like meeting new folks in all walks of life around campus? If you are a faculty or staff member who answered YES to at least one of these, IC voICes, our faculty/staff choir needs you! Best news of all? Rehearsals start at 4 PM Tuesday, September 29th! No auditions necessary!

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For the third year, Arno Selco is the captain of a team that will compete in the Hangar Theatre Charades Challenge during the October 25 Acting Out event.

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Sophomore Year is an important time to put together your personals career goals and direction. As a Sophomore have you decided on a major, a minor, or concentration? Have you made a plan of how you are going to get experiential learning opportunities and or leadership experience? Join the Career Service's office for an in-depth discussion, specifically for a sophomore's next steps.

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On days that classes are in session there is a shuttle that provides transportation between Longview and the College in the morning, with stops at the Center for Health Sciences and Textor Circle. This shuttle is available to members of both the Longview and Ithaca College Communities.  

There have been a number of recent revisions made to this schedule, particularly on the Tuesday/Thursday runs.


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Steven Mauk (saxophone), Kim Dunnick (trumpet), and Diane Birr (piano) performed this past July at the World Saxophone Congress conference in Strasbourg, France.

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Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) served as associate editor of the Journal of Narrative Politics, volume 2, (1).  The current issue has a strong Ithaca College connection with essays from, Chris Smith (English and Politics 2017), Emma Kast (Politics 2014), and Matthew Connolly (Writing 2011). 

To browse the current issue:

To learn more about the journal:

Please consider submitting your work. 

 Sara Haefeli delivered a paper, "The Politics of Protest: An Intertextual Reading of John Adams and John Cage," and chaired a panel on "Post-postmodernism" at the recent Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present (ASAP) conference in Greenville, SC, September 24-27.



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 We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, born within 3 weeks of due date, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  


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Ithaca College will be conducting our second Point of Dispensing (POD) exercise for all staff, faculty and students on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. to vaccinate against the seasonal flu. This event will be held in the lower level of the campus Fitness Center.

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, September 30th.

67 million people have high blood pressure in America

What we already knew:

·Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.

·Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.

New studies show:

·Using salt substitutes can decrease blood pressure

·80% of sodium Americans intake comes from packaged, processed and restaurant foods.

·Home cooking is a great way to control your sodium intake

·Exercise can slow down the inevitable increase in blood pressure as you age.

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Ahna Skop
University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Too creative for science"

October 1 
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.

View other IC Events here.

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 FOOD FRENZY! Thursday, October 1st from 11:30am to 2:00pm in  Emerson Suites 



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Daniel Lezcano Arguella grows organic shade grown coffee on lands immediately adjacent to Amistad International Park, an area that holds 2-1/2 per cent of the world’s biodiversity. Organic bananas provide the shade for his coffee plants, creating a polyculture which supplies the ASPROLA community organization, who then process the coffee and bananas, and make yoghurts and jams and run an ecotourism operation as well.  

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 Please join the Chemistry Department in welcoming Prof G Richard Geier III of Colgate University on Tuesday, September 29th in CNS 333 @ 12:05 pm. 

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Take advantage of the next two week of concerts offered by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at; some highlights are featured below.  

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

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Join us for webinar with leading diversity expert, Maura Cullen, as she provides insight and suggestions for assessing and improving your campus climate. In a year that has seen tremendous upheaval, on campuses and in communities at large, it’s critical to consider the role and responsibility you have in creating a safe and secure campus environment for your students and staff. This is part of a webinar series sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. This is an hour-long webinar followed by a 30 minute discussion. Refreshments will be provided.

Microaggressions: A Campus Climate Conversation with Maura Cullen
Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern
(Time includes optional 30 minute discussion period)
Location: Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Conference Room

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The students in the Styles of Acting course would like to invite you over to the house. The House of Atreus, that is.

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The School of Business is very excited to announce the re-naming of the Ithaca Real Time Fund to the South Hill Fund! The announcement was made by Finance and International Business Chair, Dr. Abraham Mulugetta, at the 20th Anniversary of the Trading Room this past Saturday.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Megan Wolk on 09/27/2015 

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Quoted in the Media: Faculty members Stephen Mosher, John Confer, Zillah Eisenstein, Diane Gayeski and Anthony Adornato; students Evan Popp and Luis Torres. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page

 IC in the Media

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