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If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!

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Stop by IC Square at 3:00 PM on TODAY to support Chris Allinger, radio host of Q 103.7, as he raises money for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack™ Program. Ithaca College will be his last stop and we've set up the sage to welcome him back to Ithaca!

On Monday, Chris began his 100+ mile trek around Tompkins County at Cornell University. As Chris walks, he collects donations to support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The BackPack™ Program provides healthy, kid-friendly foods to children at risk for hunger. These children do not have access to food at home over the weekends and holiday breaks and each child in the program discreetly receives a backpack stuffed with food to last through their school break.

Show your support for Chris and the Food Bank by cheering him on the last leg of his route through IC Square! Refreshments will be provided.

More information about Walkin' the Country and the Food Bank can be found here

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David G. Mets, UCSF

Genetic analysis of plumage, singing,
and learning in finches

September 18
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.

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When Google Glass was announced in spring 2013, the response from consumers to the quirky yet futuristic looking eyewear was almost universal.

“Looks cool, but what does it do?”

Well, Ithaca College clinical associate professor Mike Buck is one of many leaders in the field of physical therapy answering that question. In a recent article by Today in PT, Buck discusses how Google Glass can improve physical therapy sessions by allowing students to see themselves through the eyes of a patient.

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Faculty Council is seeking self-nominations for the following committees:

IC20/20 Advisory Committee (Business, HSHP representatives), 3 year term

College Advisory Committee on Campus Security and Campus Life Committee, 1 year term (multiple positions available)

Parking Appeals Board,1 year term

Parking Policy Committee, 2 year term.

Please send self-nominations to Peter Rothbart, Chair of Faculty Council,

All nominations must be received by Friday, September 12 at 5 PM.


Faculty Council is seeking nominees willing to serve on the Institutional Effectiveness and Budget Committee( IEBC)  for a three year beginning this semester. One candidate will be selected. Given the current economic climate, it is crucial that faculty have input into the upcoming budgetary considerations. We are especially interested in candidates with financial and/or economic expertise. This is one of those opportunities. Meetings are on Tuesday afternoons. Self-nominations will be accepted until Friday, September 12 at 5 PM. Please send your nomination and a brief description of interest or qualifications to Peter Rothbart,

For further information, go to and scroll down a bit.

In an effort to partner with the campus community we so proudly serve, we want to take a moment to provide faculty and staff with information regarding planned fire and evacuation drills.

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Please join us for a Woman to Woman retirement planning event scheduled for September 23, 2014, from Noon – 2 pm in Emerson Suite B.

Please click here for more information.
IC Events Calendar, click here.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations or with special dietary needs should contact Deb Merriman at or 607-274-3851. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Faculty teaching ICC themes/perspectives courses during the 2015-16 academic year are invited to apply for collaborative mini-grants. The purpose of the grants is to support faculty in working on common assignments or other course-related experiences that would link students across their courses by interacting together in a meaningful way.  Mini-grants may be awarded for either spring 2015 or summer 2015 development work.

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 “Living on Your Own Together: Cheaper, Greener and More Fun” is the first in a series of workshops that will give you insider information on making smart choices when it comes to apartment living, on-campus or off-campus. Wednesday, September 17 4:30-5:30 in Textor 101.


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Students from all majors and class years should attend Monday's Job & Internship Fair to meet recruiters from companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. You can explore careers options while finding full-time and summer jobs as well as internships. Check out our video featuring two of our PCAs, Heather Crespin & Amanda Lee, who share their perspectives on why you should attend.

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"Targeted Killings, the Constitution, and You: U.S. Drone Policy and Citizens’ Rights” will be a conversation held in honor of Constitution Day on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 7:30–9:30 pm, in Emerson Suite B, Campus Center.

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Registration is open for Family Weekend, October 24-26, 2014.  Register here.

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At Ithaca College, student employees are an essential part of our workforce. Your role as a supervisor is central to helping student employees develop positive work habits that they will use at Ithaca College and in their future professions. The Office of Human Resources is holding an all-day program for supervisors of student employees on October 22, 2014.  This program will help you as a supervisor to maximize the contributions of your student employees.

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Chiacchiere: Italian Conversation Hour is a great opportunity to improve your Italian conversation skills with a native speaker in a supportive, relaxed atmosphere.

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Four current or former Ithaca College student members of Phi Kappa Phi were recently selected to receive awards from the Phi Kappa Phi national organization.

Tiffany Lu (M.M., Performance in Conducting) - Love of Learning Grant
William Pomerantz (B.S., Chemistry, 2002) - Love of Learning Grant
Lauren Mazzo (B.A., Journalism) - Study Abroad Grant
Andrew Becker (B.S., Biochemistry, 2014) - National Fellowship Award

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Did you know that you can consult with someone when you're worried about a student?  Did you know that the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life serves as the central location for reporting your concerns?

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Minna Resnick’s work will be included in the exhibition “Print Facets: Five Centuries of Printmakers" at The Curator Gallery/Chelsea, NYC from Sept 12 through October 25, 2014.

Tumblr: The Artist and Librarian Blog: art resources and librarianship, by Sarah Burris

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Dear Colleagues,

Ask Big Questions is a nationally recognized initiative intended to support deep, sophisticated conversations among students on and off campus. Whom are we responsible for, what do we choose to ignore, where do we feel at home? - are several among many completely developed conversations that will be facilitated on Ithaca College campus this academic year.

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