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Greens Theatre Project Info Meeting

Contributed by Joshua Kelly on 10/24/2013 

Do you like to act? Do you want to help make the world a better place? Why not do both at the same time?

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Join the #ICSocial Street Team at their open house on Wednesday, October 30 from 5-6 p.m. in the Ithaca Falls Room and discover how you can join this talented group of students.

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On Wednesday, October 23rd, Sustainability at Ithaca College and React to Film will team to host a screening of the new film, “Elemental”. This film screening, held in observance of Campus Sustainability Day, will take place at 7:00pm in Textor Hall, Room 101. This event is free and open to the public. This event is also approved for Student Leadership Institute (SLI) credit.

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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 the day before the walk.

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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 Through work, it is common for individuals to find meaning and purpose. As occupational therapy graduate students, we are interested in your perceptions of your current work environment at Ithaca College.

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Surely you've noticed the signs sprouting up around campus, heard about the wishing tree on the quad, or witnessed increased activity through the windows of the Handwerker Gallery.  Come see the culmination of a participatory exhibition for which IC students and faculty from 32 classes built works from scratch following directions from artists, opening this week! 

do it

September 30 – November 8, 2013
Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist

Opening reception: October 24 | 5 p.m. - 7p.m.

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And The Winner Is....

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/22/2013 

Thank you to everyone who spread the word about our Mind, Body, Me Facebook Page. We have reached 200 likes!

The randomly chosen winner for our Facebook like contest is Crystal Young! Crystal will walk away the proud owner of a new medicine ball! Congratulations!

Please continue to follow us on Facebook and spread the word about our great page. Stay tuned for more great posts, contests, and events.

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The Sustainability Café on Monday, October 28th will feature Marty Gold discussing Feeding Community Development.” 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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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Miranda Kaye, Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences

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Co-Producer Alexis Jaworski will visit campus during Family Weekend to screen her documentary, Sole Survivor, on Saturday, October 26 at 2 p.m. in the Park Hall Auditorium. Sole Survivor is film that tells the complex story of four people who became sole survivors of commercial airline disasters There will be a Q&A session following the screening.

About Sole Survivor:
In the history of aviation, there have only been 14 of them: sole survivors of commercial airline disasters. Most have never spoken publicly about the loss, the guilt, the immense pressure of feeling "spared," Who, after all, could ever truly understand?

The answer is only each other. Focusing on George Lamson Jr., the only survivor of the 1985 crash of Galaxy Airlines Flight 203, Sole Survivor lets four of them share their very complex, personal stories for the first time. They relive the darkest moments of their lives—with the film's viewers and each other—in an effort to heal and overcome.
For more information about the film, visit: SoleSurvivorFilm.com

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Don't you want a chance to win ~ just before the holidays?

Short Survey = your chance to win a Google Nexus 7 Tablet!

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!

Ithaca has given so much to us, and now it's time to give back. By May of 2014, our goal is to collect 2,014 hours of service as a class.     

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About Project Kaleidoscope
Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) is one of the leading advocates in the United States for what works in building and sustaining strong undergraduate programs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). PKAL is an informal alliance taking responsibility for shaping undergraduate STEM learning environments that attract undergraduate students to STEM fields, inspiring them to persist and succeed by giving them personal experience with the joy of discovery and an awareness of the influence of science and technology in their world. From the work of the extensive PKAL community, resources are available that can be adapted by leaders on campuses across the country working to ensure robust STEM learning of all their students. Such efforts are a collective response to recent urgent calls to action that address their visions of a nation of learners and a nation of innovators.

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Chemistry Alum Gary Kubera '82, President & CEO of Canexus, will give a seminar presentation titled:  "The Role and Impact of Chemistry in Our Society", on Tuesday, October 21st, at 4:00 p.m. in CNS 333.  

 

 

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Here are a couple of reminders about preparing test materials for students electing to take their tests with Student Disability Services:

*Please email the test to tests@ithaca.edu, fax it to 274-3957 or deliver a copy to 110 Towers Concourse‪ at least 24 hours before the time of the test. If sent via email or fax, please indicate whether a scantron form or blue book will be needed. 

*Please let SDS know, 24 hours in advance, if special software will be needed for this test (Minitab, SPSS, etc.).  Without advanced notice, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to reserve lab space in time for the test. 

*If audio or visual files are needed for the test, please include them on a flashdrive or a CD and send them with the test.  Also, please tell us what programs will be needed to play them.

If you have questions, or need additional information, please contact SDS at 274-1257.

Do the summer orientation informational sessions on the ICC seem like they were a million years ago?

Has the prospect of registering for spring classes made you question what you thought you knew about the ICC or brought up new questions?

Do you want to know more about possibly changing your ICC theme?

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The SDS staff will be at an all day retreat on Wednesday, October 23 and will not be available. Our students workers, however, will be working at the front desk and can set up appointments, meetings and take test requests, as usual.

Staff be back in the office on Thursday, October 24.

Students are invited to register for a location sound recording workshop with Jeff Pullman, a professional sound mixer, on Oct. 26-27.

Pullman has worked on more than 100 films and TV series including: Damages, In Treatment, Boardwalk Empire, Monster’s Ball, Rachel Getting Married, and Requiem for a Dream.

Location Sound Recording Workshop
October 26 and 27, 2013
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Park 279

Registration deadline: October 25, 2013
Contact: Marlena Grzaslewicz at mgrzaslewicz@ithaca.edu
 

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month is almost over. The final videos highlighting different historical figures will air on the LGBT Center website in the coming days. Visit the LGBT Center website's LGBT History Month Featured Videos section to find a new video each day during October.

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Have Your Cake & Eat It Too!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/21/2013 

Join us for our first "Gaining the Edge on Diabetes" Lunch-and-Learn! The Work/Life Mission Series "Gaining the Edge on Diabetes" would like to present….

HAVE YOUR CAKE & EAT IT TOO: LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES
WHEN: Thursday, October 31st, 2013 from 12:00-1:00PM
WHERE: Cayuga Lake Room (Campus Center)
RSVP
 to benefits@ithaca.edu 

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