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Stephen Greenblatt, Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University and renowned author and Pulitzer Prize winner, will deliver a lecture entitled "The Humanities and the Toleration of Intolerable Ideas."

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its annual Fall Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 8th at 4:00 PM in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

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Students interested in leading an OSEMA Alternative Spring Break trip are encouraged to contact Assistant Director of Community Service, Don Austin, to learn more about making a difference as a leader during spring break!

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There will be an information session for students who would like to learn more about the five ASB locations for March 2014. Students can come to the session to learn about the trips, and all of the finer details of the program. To learn more in advance, go HERE.

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Speak with representatives from majors and minors offered across all five schools at Ithaca College, the staff from the Academic Advising Center, Career Services, Registrar, Study Abroad and more. It's your one stop shop for finding your path. All students are welcome to attend!

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 Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $4 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate! On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week (11/5-11/7), Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $4 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $4 to the cost of your dinner.

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 or (607) 274-5899. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Kerry Shaw, Cornell University
Topic: Studies of reproductive behavior and the evolution of mate recognition among closely related species

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

Everyone is welcome to attend!
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm)
CNS first floor lobby
*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle! 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." 
                                                                    ~Winston Churchill  

Each November, the "Thank You for Making a Difference" peer-to-peer appreciation program offers employees the opportunity to send "thank-you" notes to colleagues across campus. This year, each thank you note will also contain a $7.00 coupon redeemable at the Ithaca College Bookstore and Mac's General Store in Phillips Hall.

Appreciation Packets will be delivered via intracampus mail, with the coupon redemption process beginning Monday, November 4, and ending Wednesday, November 27. This timeframe will not be extended.

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Want to travel to a new and exciting place like South Carolina, Kentucky, or Georgia over winter break this year, as well as helping the community by building homes?  Then, you should sign up for Habitat for Humanity break trips on Sunday, November 17th at 4pm.  

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This is a friendly reminder to students living on campus that all Residence Halls, except for Terrace 03, Boothroyd Hall, the Circle Apartments, and the Garden Apartments, will be closed for Thanksgiving Break beginning at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Saturday, November 23, 2013.

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Humanities Faculty Social Hour

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013
4:00 - 5:30 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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The Sustainability Café on Monday, November 4 will feature Guillermo Metz presenting “Addressing Global Climate Change Through Local Action.” The Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM, in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar. The Fall 2013 Sustainability Café/Environmental Seminar series is focused on the concept of “Citizens + Community = Healthy Environment.” 

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Pet-a-Puppy HALLOWEEN edition

Contributed by Katherine Sheena on 10/30/2013 

 Do you love puppies? Do you love Halloween? 

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Lou Allstadt and Chip Northrup, analysts of drilling technologies and the economics of the gas industry, along with Jerry Acton, a systems engineer, and geologist Brian Brock, will give a free presentation titled “Marcellus and Utica Shale Gas Potential in New York State”.  This event will take place TONIGHT at 7:00 pm in Hollister Hall Auditorium (Room B-14), 4 Central Avenue, Cornell University. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, professor of engineering at Cornell University. This event is free and open to the public.  

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Get information about IC's 100+ majors and over 70 minors, come for real time advising, games, prizes and more!

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This Saturday November 2 we are hosting a Zumbathon where we will be raising money for the American Heart Association. Students and Faculty bring all your friends and come Zumba.  

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On Saturday, December 7th at 2pm, Island Health & Fitness will be hosting the BIGGEST Pickleball Tournament the city of Ithaca has ever seen!


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The third Service Saturday of the year is coming up THIS weekend!

We’ve got some great locations for students to volunteer at on November 2. You can help out at Beechtree Care Center or assist the Groton Civic Association with their fall cleanup!

But before you head out for a few hours of volunteer work, enjoy a free breakfast spread as part of our Volunteer Appreciation Day. Please come to Park 223 before you head out to volunteer to have something to eat - it's on us! As a thank you for all your hard work, you will also have an opportunity to win some great gift cards!

Signups are open! Find the form HERE!

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The Eastman School of Music, in conjunction with The Juilliard School and Ithaca College, will host the 8th Annual Upstate NY Music College Fair on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

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The Eastman School of Music, in conjunction with The Juilliard School and Ithaca College, will host the 8th Annual Upstate NY Music College Fair on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. More than 65 colleges and universities with undergraduate and graduate music degrees are registered.

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