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Blood Pressure category
Normal: <120/<80 mmHg
Prehypertension: 120-139/80-89 mmHg
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 1: 140-159/90-99 mmHg
High blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 2: >160/>100 mmHg
Hypertensive Crisis (Emergency care needed): >180/>110 mmHg

American Heart Association recommendations to help maintain Blood Pressure:

  •  Better diet habits
  • Regular Exercise
  • Strive for a healthy weight
  • Pay attention to stress levels
  • Avoid smoking
  • Properly use medication
  • Limit alcohol consumption


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Books Thru Bars Sorting Event

Contributed by Thi Kim Ngan Tran on 03/28/2016 

 We're having a book sorting this weekend! We'll be in the Taughannock Falls room in Campus Center from 11:00am to 2:00 on Sunday, April 3rd

For a sorting, we'll take all of the books that have been donated this semester and sort them out according to genre. Then we put all of the information into our BTB database and file them away!

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Ithaca College Project Generations will be hosting the 4th Annual Intergenerational Prom on Thursday, April 7 from 5-7:30 pm in Emerson Suites.

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15th annual SWISh for Make-A-Wish

Contributed by Colby Daboul on 03/28/2016 

Join IC PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) for the 15th annual Swish For Make-A-Wish basketball tournament on Saturday, April 16th from 10:00am-4:00pm in the Fitness Center. This annual 5 v. 5 basketball tournament raises money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York. Last year, we raised over $2,000 and had over 250 student participants. This year we plan to raise $2,500 and need your help!

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The 19th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival opens today, Monday, March 28 and runs through Sunday April 3, on the Ithaca College campus and at Cinemapolis.  

This year's festival theme is LANDSCAPES. Open and closed spaces.  Natural and artificial. Reverance and nostalgia.  Geographies and extractions.  Material and immaterial. Built and imagined.

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The Third Annual Israel Film Festival is made possible through the partnerships of Hillel at Ithaca College, IC Jewish Studies Program, IC Park School of Communications, IC Student Alliance for Israel Minienu, Ithaca Area United Jewish Community, Temple Beth El, Israel on Campus Coalition, Hasbara Fellowships and StandWithUs.

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 Want to learn how to read the weather patterns and have a great addition to your resume?  The class is March 29th 7pm-9pmin CNS 112.  Refreshments will be provided.

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 It's that time of year again! We are looking for enthusiastic new members for our Fall 2016 Eboard! Do you have a passion for event planning, marketing, finance or design? Then we would love to have you! 

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Posted on behalf of Roger "Doc" Richardson: 

Dear campus community:

A belated welcome back from spring break. I hope you enjoyed your time away, whether you ventured to warmer climates, participated in Alternative Spring Break volunteer trips, or stayed local. For students and faculty alike, spring break is a welcome hiatus from the daily academic routine, especially after the mid-term period. For staff it is a quieter time on campus without the usual hustle-and-bustle. It is also a convenient marker; a halfway point that allows one to take stock of the semester that’s been and the remainder to come.

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The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 and its effect on everyday people is the subject of two new documentaries that will be screened during the 19th Annual FLEFF Festival.


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Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall
Tuesday, March 29
7:00-8:30 PM
Textor Hall, Room 102
Ithaca College 

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Graduating seniors, are you ready for Commencement?  Attend the Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Emerson Suites, to make sure you are ready.

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 Four music composition students obtain recognition for their work

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Toast to 2016
Friday, April 1
6:00-7:45 p.m.
Emerson Suites

FREE with senior card ($2 without)
21+ event (Bring ID) 

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We have extended the recruitment period for the Sustainably Conscious Community(SCC) for fall! SCC is a housing option available to all returning students and will be located in Terrace 8 on the 2nd floor. There are singles, doubles and a few triples available. 

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Fractionation (the opposite of escalation) is a process by which big conflicts are broken down into little conflicts, where they can be more easily understood and resolved.  We’ll explore the way conflict manifests in three venues (intrapsychic, interpersonal and intergroup) but we’ll focus on interpersonal aspects.

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James Suh has put together a great IC A Healthy Me Challenge this year - Food & Fitness. James is a senior Public and Community Health major from New Jersey and enjoys hiking with his dogs, running, and cooking healthy & delicious meals! 

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Contributed by Natalie Dionne on 03/25/2016 

Are you an involved student on campus? Do you have a passion for Ithaca College and want to share it with others? Are you enthusiastic, responsible and highly skilled at walking backwards? If you answered yes to any of the following, then APPLY TO BE A TOUR GUIDE! 

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Are you approved to drive a campus vehicle? The Department of Physics & Astronomy needs an APPROVED DRIVER from about 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 30th and Friday April 15th, for Public Viewing Night

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STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND LOCAL COMMUNITY MEMBERS, please join us for an educational tour of two of our exemplary community-based learning initiatives. As you will discover, it is on the bridge between service-learning coursework, co-curricular programming, and community partnerships, where we meet for a deeper understanding of community need and collective action


  • Service-Learning Posters & Video Presentations
  • Affiliated Student Organizations & Community Partners
  • Live Music & Free Snacks

Sponsored by The Office of Civic Engagement and The Center for Faculty Excellence

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