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No Pressure Blood Pressure

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 12/05/2010 

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure screening will be held on Wednesday, December 8th, 2010. See the schedule below to know when to expect students in your building.

8:00-9:00: Center for Health Sciences, Smiddy Hall, Peggy Ryan Williams Center, Ceracche Center

9:00-10:00: Physical Plant, General Services, Public Safety

10:00-11:00: Hill Center, Gannett Center, Whalen Center

11:00-noon: Dillingham Center, Friends Hall, Job

Noon-1:00: Campus Center, Hammond Health Center, Fitness Center

1:00-2:00: Textor Hall, Muller Faculty Center, Bookstore, Williams Hall

2:00-3:00: Center for Natural Sciences, Park Hall, Administrative Annex

3:00-4:00: Towers, Terraces, Alumni Hall

No pressure!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Wellness Clinic at 274-1301. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 Come to the mascot Bomber Bash on Friday after classes and learn how you can make Ithaca College history while eating some snacks and winning some prizes!

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Join the Harry Potter Alliance on Tuesday Dec. 7 at 7pm in Williams 323 for games and discussion!

The IC Harry Potter Alliance aims to help educate individuals on various social action and social justice-based initiatives by drawing links between the book series by J.K. Rowling and our world. We act as both a community for fans of the Harry Potter series and as a way for students to help make the world a better place. For more information send us an owl at 

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“Shooting the Messenger/ اطلاق النار على صاحب رسالة” is a student documentary created by Katie Zimmerman, Kaitlyn Rich and Amy Born, featuring interviews with Iraqi translators and interpreters employed by the United States.

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Interested in learning more about Excel, Podcasting, Photoshop, Blackboard, Acrobat, Web Profile Manager, or FileMaker? The Technology Learning Center (Friends 101) is offering a blizzard of computer training topics in December, starting this week. Please join us! Click any of the links below to register online instantly.

Acrobat: Basic Forms Tools

Blackboard Series:
Blackboard: Introduction
Blackboard: Assignments & Gradebook

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The eInstruction/Interwrite Personal Response System (PRS) clickers allow instructors to engage students with live, in-class polling and track their responses. If you are planning to use clickers for your Spring 2011 courses, please order the devices through the bookstore soon to ensure they are available for the beginning of classes and to increase the number that the bookstore will buy back at the end of this semester.

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The Ithaca College Bookstore is offering chances to win a Plaid Large Tote from Vera Bradley ($120 Value).

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Do you want to learn more about the fracking controversy?  Join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, for “Reading through the Lines on Fracking:  Critical Understanding of Media Messages.”  Maura Stephens, associate director of the Park Center for Independent Media, will lead the discussion.

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Seeking Male and Female Actors for

Spanish Language Play,

“El eterno femenino” by Rosario Castellanos

Auditions will be held:

 Tues. 12/7 & Thurs. 12/9 12:10-1pm  Williams 224

Wednesday 12/8

4-5:15   Williams 323



Contact Annette Levine for more information and a copy of the script:


The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has been re-accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc.

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Be a Personal Trainer!  Apply now

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 12/03/2010 

Applications are now available for Spring 2011 Personal Trainers.

Know a lot about fitness? Then we have the perfect job for you!

The fitness center is currently accepting applications for Personal Trainers for the Spring 2011 semester! To pick up an application visit the front desk at the fitness center, download an application at (employment/personal training), or stop by the personal training office for more information. Submit your application as soon as possible, the deadline is Friday, December 10th by 4 PM.

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“Shooting the Messenger/ اطلاق النار على صاحب رسالة” is a student documentary created by Katie Zimmerman, Kaitlyn Rich and Amy Born, featuring interviews with Iraqi translators and interpreters employed by the United States.

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Kristyn Lingenfelter, Assistant Registrar for Student Services and Lorie Holmes-VanDusen, Associate Registrar, presented on the topic of “Student Services in the Age of Entitlement” at the 2010 MSACROA (Middle States Association of Registrars and Offices of Admission) conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, November 30.  Their presentation was attended by more than 70 participants and they have been asked to present on the topic again at next year’s conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The Ithaca College Bookstore is clearing out the retired patterns and styles.

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The best holiday gifts are those that come from the heart! A Blood donation with the American Red Cross is the perfect gift this holiday season. By donating blood, your heart, your wallet and an extremely  grateful stranger will be eternally grateful.

Wednesday December 8th from 10:00 to 5:00pm is your last chance to give the gift of life to your community. this Holiday Season. Stop by the sign up table in campus center, or call 1-800-RED-Cross to make an appointment now. See you at the Blood Drive On December 8th if you want to just drop by and donate.

 IC PT Club Helping Hands!

Contributed by Justine Picciano on 12/03/2010 

Feeling stressed about finals?? Do you have a lot of tension in your neck, back, hands or shoulders?? Come relax and relieve some stress at IC PT club's Helping Hands fundraiser!

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Due to various year-end campus events, there will NOT be an Open Faculty Lunch with Interim Provost Woodward on the following dates: December 9th, 16th, and 23rd. 

These lunches will resume next semester beginning February 3, 2011. Please join him at noon in the Six Mile Creek Room in the Campus Center.  Bring your lunch, questions, and ideas for an open conversation.


The Ithaca College/Longview Intergenerational Choir will perform in concert on Monday, December 6, in Hockett Family Recital Hall at 6:45 p.m.


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(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College)

Do you have December 7th marked in your calendar?
Come and get a jump on the New Year's Resolution Rush.  

Consider joining your successful Weight Watchers Ithaca College At Work Series. Be one of the first to lose on Weight Watchers NEW PointsPlus™ Program. You will receive the tools that will allow you a simple and even more flexible way to lose, maintain and succeed!

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Contributed by Linda Uhll on 12/03/2010 

The large number of students using test accommodations through Student Disability Services during finals week necessitates careful planning for adequate test space, proctors, readers, scribes, and to ensure test security.


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