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Each year the Office of Alumni Relations and Career Services collaborate to put on networking events that bring together IC alumni with current students called Network Nights. This year’s winter break Network Nights will take place in New York City and Boston.

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You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy for Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory this Friday December 5, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

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Please join us for a talk entitled: Astro-geology from Io to Old Faithful
with Julie Rathbun & Tyler Nordgren, University of Redlands

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Natasza Kurpios, Cornell University  

"Keeping your organs in shape: Transcriptional and cellular control of tissue morphogenesis"

December 4 
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBT themed film series will host a showing of the documentary “No Regret” on Tuesday, December 2. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

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Optical Scanning of Final Exams

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 11/30/2014 

Optical Scanning procedures and schedules are in place for Final Exams during the week of Monday, December 15th through Friday, December 19th.

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The Wi-Fi rebuild in Williams Hall was completed in November. Our "statistics" show that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like confirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in that building. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form: 

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Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students interested in the Dana Student Internship Program are invited to submit applications for the Summer 2015 and 2015-2016 Academic Year. Awards range from $3,375 during the academic year to as much as $5,100 for full-time summer internships. A portion of the award is paid directly to the student over the course of the summer or academic year, with the remainder applied to the student’s college account.

For more information please visit Office of the Provost - Dana Student Internship Program

The application deadline is February 13, 2015.

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Spanish Meet & Greet

Contributed by Maria DiFrancesco on 11/30/2014 

Are you a current Spanish major or minor? Are you interested in the possibility of completing a major or minor in Spanish? Would you like some information on our classes, programs, extra-curricular activities and related events? Do you just want to de-stress before finals by listening to some merengue and salsa? Then come to the Spanish Meet & Greet! This will be a great opportunity to meet fellow students and mingle with faculty. Light refreshments will be served!

When: Thursday, December 4th from 12 to 1pm

Where: Job 209 (LCEC)

Questions:  Contact Maria DiFrancesco at mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

 

 

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, December 4 for the final Faculty Colloquium for the fall semester.

Dr. Zillah Eisenstein, Professor in the Department of Politics will be presenting "A Sharing:  Against Disciplining/For Imagining."

Dr. Eisenstein has been a professor of Politics at Ithaca College in New York for the past 35 years and is now “Distinguished Scholar in Residence there. She now writes regularly for Al Jazeera. Throughout her career her books have tracked the rise of neoliberalism both within the U.S. and across the globe. She has documented the demise of liberal democracy and scrutinized the growth of imperial and militarist globalization. 

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Passion, betrayal and tradition come to the forefront as Ithaca College Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize–winning play “Anna in the Tropics,” by Nilo Cruz. Performances will run in the Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center Dec. 2, 4, 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. with a 2: p.m. matinee on Dec. 6 and 7.

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Submitted by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research

The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will be open starting Monday, December 1, 2014 and will close on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Students:  Interested in participating?
Contact your faculty collaborator to discuss the proposal submission process.

Faculty:  Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays.  Starting Monday, December 1, the online submission form and information can be found on the Whalen Symposium website at  http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/whalensymposium/

The Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

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Save December 4 on your calendar to hear the latest updates on the Ithaca College master planning process.  All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend one of two hour-long update meetings scheduled next Thursday.  Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suites, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.

 

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It's almost December! You know what that means... A new issue of Student Health 101 will be available to read soon. 

As for now, check out this month's current issue:

  • Fast-check the FLU: Immunize yourself against the myths 
  • Does your spending need a reality check: How to budget better 
  • Team UP: Why working out in groups works 
  • along with many more!

Here's the link:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

Have a great read.

 

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Need to fulfill your ICC Diversity or Gen Ed requirements? Enroll in Winter 2015 Online course CSCR 26100 Watching Race in American Media.

Spend your break watching films and learning about the history of race and representation while getting your requirements out of the way.

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Each year, two students with majors in the Roy H. Park School of Communications or politics are selected as recipients of the Reginald Simmons '75 Memorial Award. The award allows students to participate in Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA), America's premier cross-cultural exchange program designed to promote understanding of Africa and its culture.

Come meet last year's recipients, and learn about their experience.
Tuesday, December 4, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Park 223

Interested students are encouraged (but not required) to attend.

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications presents IC Mad Men Day on Monday, December 1, 2014. Events include a panel, meet and greet session, and classroom visits. The events open to the public are:

Panel: An Insider’s View of Marketing, Media, Agencies, and Creativity
2:00 p.m.
Park Hall Auditorium

Panelists include:

Jason DeLand ’98
Founding Partner
Anomaly

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DO YOU ENJOY THEATER!?

Contributed by Emily Ramos on 11/28/2014 

PODER is collaborating with the Caribbean Students Association and the Latin American Studies Department to bring Platanos, Collard Greens, Y Callaloo to Ithaca College on December 1st in Emerson Suites at 7PMThis event is free and open to the PUBLIC!

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PLATANOS, COLLARD GREENS, Y CALLALOO

Contributed by Emily Ramos on 11/28/2014 

 PODER is collaborating with the Caribbean Students Association and the Latin American Studies Department to bring Platanos, Collard Greens, Y Callaloo to Ithaca College on December 1st in Emerson Suites at 7PMThis event is free and open to the PUBLIC!


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Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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