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From November 3-6, the All College Teacher Education Committee (ACTEC) will be hosting a visit by the Board of Examiners from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, as part of the national accreditation process for Ithaca College’s teacher education programs. (See http://www.ithaca.edu/actec/.) During the visit, they will meet with various stakeholders on campus and in the community.

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Learn About Careers in Social Media

Contributed by Mike O'Neill on 10/28/2013 

These days 93% of marketers use social media for their businesses.  As a result, there are hundreds of companies with social media positions that are in need of someone to help promote their brands.

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Students interested in learning more about the Park School’s graduate degrees in communications are invited to an open session on:

Wednesday, October 30
5:30-7 p.m., Career Services Resource Room
All majors welcome.
Refreshments will be provided.

Our M.S. in Communications program is housed in the Department of Strategic Communication and offers a blend of academic and professional experiences. Alumni hold positions in corporate communication, employee communication, project management, public relations, website design, training, and communications consulting. For more information this program, click here, or contact Associate Professor Cory Young, chair of the program, at youngc@ithaca.edu. This program does not require the GRE and scholarships are available.

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Dr. Radio Cremata, a new professor in the Music Education Department will present 3 research projects in Boston on October 31-November 2 at the College Music Society and the Association for Technology in Music Instruction.

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The upcoming Service Saturday event is extra special because it is one of our Volunteer Appreciation Days! This means volunteers will be provided with a FREE BREAKFAST spread and the opportunity to win some awesome gift cards to the IC Bookstore and Collegetown Bagels. The breakfast will be held in Park 223 between 9am - 12pm.

Volunteers can help out at Beecthree Care Center or assist the Groton Civic Association with their fall clean ups.

We’re looking forward to seeing you this weekend. Wednesday is your last chance to sign up! Find more information and sign up HERE!

 

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Many people find it difficult to express their skills and qualifications to employers whether it's during a job fair, interview, or networking situations. At this workshop we'll discuss the importance of identifying the skills you gain outside the classroom through involvement in clubs/organizations, on campus jobs, athletics, and internships and how you can explain what you learn from these experiences.

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No one loves interviewing for a job or internship, but that doesn't mean you can't rock it! This workshop will focus on the key things that you can do to maximize your chance of having great interviews. We'll address the critically important topic of pre-interview prep, day-of strategies, and ways to appropriately follow up after.

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Brooks Miner, Cornell University

How Daphnia safely catch some rays
Adaptation to UV radiation exposure in subalpine ponds (PDF)

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 npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
5:00 - 6:30 p.m., Klingenstein Lounge
(RSVP Here)

The School of Business and the Center for Faculty Excellence are very pleased to co-host a reception in honor of Charles "Randy" Christian, the Executive-in-Residence for our School of Business.

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Monday, October 28, 2013
3:00 - 4:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Barbara Ann Johnson-Root, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Professor, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
12:00 - 1.30 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, PhD, Ithaca College, Department of Sociology; Richard Kiely, PhD, Cornell University, Engaged Learning and Research

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The Academic Advising Center, The Office of Career Services, and the Alumni Mentoring Program will be available to meet with students during lunch hours in the dining halls during the week of October 28th through November 1st.

 

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Join us and share your abroad experiences while making your own sushi!

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The Cancer Resource Center is hosting its 19th Walkathon and 5k Run at Cass Park on Saturday, October 26 at 10 a.m. (registration begins at 9 a.m.). A pancake breakfast will follow the race directly afterwards. Registration is $25 until midnight tonight, so sign up if you haven't already!

To register, go to crcfl.kintera.org/walk/run2013 and sign up as an individual or with a team!

If you'd like to volunteer at the walk, please e-mail Colleges Against Cancer at cacithaca@gmail.com and we'll set you up!

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Don't you want a Google Nexus7 Tablet just in time for the holidays???

Just follow the link below. You don't have to be on a meal plan to enter to win! Everyone is welcome to participate.

It's short. It's easy! http://vcil.cc/ym55bpo

And, your feedback is important to us!

The third Service Saturday of the year is coming up on November 2!

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  Take a break to enjoy this Friday's seasonal lunch buffet at the Tower Club.

-- 6 Convenient parking spots designated for Tower Club patrons during lunch time.
-- Great venue for a meeting or a relaxing lunch with a commanding view of Cayuga Lake and the surrounding area.
-- Tower Club features a different themed menu every Friday, so please join us!

To reserve your table at the top, call: 607-274-3393.

Bountiful Harvest Lunch Buffet
-- Friday, October 25th, Tower Club/14th Floor/E. Tower
-- Lunch is Served from: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Rachel Marks at rmarks@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-5899. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

FREE showing of Despicable Me 2!

Contributed by Marlowe Padilla on 10/24/2013 

On Thursday October, 24 through Sunday October 27th, The Student Activities Board will be showing the adventure of Gru and his minions in Textor 102. While Gru, the ex-supervillain, is adjusting to family life and working in the jam business, a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain League decides it needs an insider's help and recruits Gru in the investigation. All showings start promptly at 8:00pm and are FREE to all students! You don't want to miss out!   

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SAB Comedy Presents: Sam Comroe

Contributed by Marlowe Padilla on 10/24/2013 

SAB Comedy invites you to IC Square on October 29th at 8pm to see stand up comedian Sam Comroe perform.

Sam is a unique and fresh performer who was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome at a young age. Early on, Sam learned that being able to laugh at yourself is important which sparked his interest in stand up comedy.
Make sure to bring your friends to the show because he will be sharing hilarious and insightful stories about what his life is like!

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Leading @ IC Presents: How to Run an Effective Student Organization Meeting

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