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Hurricane Katrina was five years ago. New Orleans has yet to make a full recovery. What can you do about it while you’re going to school over 1,300 miles away?


You can join Audrey’s House.

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Come and support Ithaca College's first DANCE FOR COURAGE 12 hour dance marathon to raise money for Camp Good Days and Special Times which sends kids with cancer to camp! GREAT PERFORMANCES! GREAT RAFFLES! GREAT FOOD! GREAT GAMES!


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Let's Talk Faith

Contributed by Carsten Martensen on 02/06/2011 

Would you like to be part of an interest/discussion/support group? Would you like to read and reflect on Catholic theology and spirituality?   A Catholic Theology/Spirituality discussion group is being formed for and with faculty, staff and friends. If you are interested in delving into theological concepts and spirituality issues, if you are interested in deepening your faith while wrestling with belief, if you are interested in joining a group of Catholic pilgrims and searchers, contact the IC Catholic chaplain at Indicate days times when you might be available, and even specific topics you would like considered.

Let's do lunch!

Contributed by Jane Ray on 02/06/2011 

Mexican chop salad, southern fried chicken, seafood paella...this is just a sample of the delicious foods we will have for you! Please join us for the 2nd annual Engaging Communities luncheon which will be held on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites. Dr. Alma Clayton-Pedersen, a noted leader in matters of diversity and inclusion will be the featured speaker. Chapuchi Ahiagble, a master weaver of Kente cloth will set up his loom and introduce us to this important tradition in Ghanaian culture.

This luncheon event is open to the campus. Please RSVP by sending an email to

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A selection of photographs from by CPMA Professor Ron Jude's emmett project are featured in the most recent edition of Stone Canoe. An exhibition of this work has been installed at XL Projects Gallery in Syracuse to commemorate the journal's launch, with an opening reception on Saturday, February 12th from 5 - 8 pm.

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Shirley Papuga, PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder and candidate for the ENVS Environmental Geology faculty position here at Ithaca College will present on her research in hydrology and fluid dynamics in semi-arid landscapes. The seminar will take place on Tuesday 8 February at 12:10 pm in CNS 112. There will be refreshments in the lobby at noon preceding the seminar – please join us!

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present poet Major Jackson, essayist Eula Biss, and novelist Sarah Shun-lien Bynum as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. They will be reading at 7:30pm on February 22nd, March 9th, and April 13th, respectively. The readings are free and open to the public.

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Teacher Recruitment Days (TRD) 2011 will be held at SUNY Cortland on April 14 and 15, 2011.  

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The Campus Life Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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Don't forget to apply to be an OL!

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Don't forget to apply to be an SLC!

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  Join SAI for a night filled with red and white!

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Summer study abroad opportunities

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/05/2011 

Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study abroad programs! During summer 2011, we will be running a wide variety of programs across the globe. There will be an information session about these programs on Wednesday, February 9, from 7:00-8:00 in Textor 103.

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Are you interested in studying abroad? Come to one of our info sessions! The Summer Study Abroad sessions will give you a look at all of your options for an international experience over the summer.  The Options for Study Abroad at IC sessions give an overview of all of the study abroad options available to you as an IC student. The London Center sessions will give you a detailed glimpse of what a semester abroad in London is like. Come learn more about your study abroad options.

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Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.  The program's goal is to increase the number of Americans with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.  Awards of up to $3,000 are available for summer programs.

The deadline for Freeman-ASIA summer program scholarship applications is February 15, 2011.

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IC Human Rights is proud to be hosting Athens Boys Choir and Katastrophe at 8 p.m. February 15 in Emerson Suites. The two transgender performing artists will be presenting an evening of hip-hop and spoken word as part of their F to eMbody tour, which is an effort to increase visibility of transgender people on college campuses.

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Farewell Reception for Betsy Kane

Contributed by Gerard Turbide on 02/04/2011 

Betsy Kane is leaving Ithaca College to join the College of Coastal Georgia as Assistant Director of Admission. 

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Ithaca Men's Rugby is looking for new recruits to join us in our pursuit of a National Championship. 

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Location: Top of "the rope" behind Towers parking lot

Time: Sunday 1pm-3pm

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The Traditional Music Club is IC's newest music club formed with the intention of connecting students who have an interest in traditional music. The club is also open to Ithaca College faculty and staff members. Whether you play or have an interest in learning Southern Old-Time, Bluegrass, Contradance, or any kind of North American folk music, this club is for you!

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