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Would you like information on living a healthy lifestyle and get it in an easy-to-find way?  Come learn more about health and wellness tools available to Ithaca College employees through Aetna! 

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The Catholic Community is sponsoring four opportunities this semester to learn and grow in the knowledge and love of God.  Join us to study scripture, to learn about what we believe, and to meet Christ in prayer.

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Michael Smith, assistant professor in the Department of History, has had his article, "What History Is Good For: Service Learning and Studying the Past," published in the winter 2009 issue of the journal, Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences.

Article Abstract

"Many disciplines in the social sciences and humanities can offer profound insights into what it means to be human. History, however, encompasses the totality of human experience: economics, politics, philosophy, art, ethics, sociology, science - all of it becomes part of history eventually.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 02/12/2010 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Scott Hamula and Elia Kacapyr. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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This is the last week to apply for the leadership positions of Orientation Leader (OL) and Student Leadership Consultant (SLC)!  Don't miss this outstanding leadership opportunity!  The deadline to apply is Thursday, February 18.  Descriptions of both positions can be found below.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series will host a double feature on Wednesday February 17, in Textor 103. Two films will be screened: Krudas at 7 pm, and Novela, Novela at 7:30 pm.

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End Slavery in Haiti

Contributed by Kathleen Nguyen on 02/11/2010 

12 million people are enslaved in the world today.
Over 10 thousand are trafficked each year in the U.S. alone.

>> REAL slaves subjected to violent work conditions against their will with no pay <<

 

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Ash Wednesday

Contributed by Carsten Martensen on 02/11/2010 

The Season of Lent begins February 17, 2010.  Catholic Mass, with the distribution of ashes, will be celebrated on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 9 am, 12:10 and 5:30 pm in Muller Chapel.  Lent is the time to review our past, recognize our faults and failures, admit our guilt, and reform our lives—a time of prayer, self-denial, penitence and almsgiving.  Let us begin this holy season together on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17.

2010 SUMMER SHORT TERM STUDY ABROAD
Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea
OPEN TO ALL MAJORS

For the fifth year, Ithaca College Professor Changhee Chun will teach Cross-Cultural Documentary Research & Production and East-West Cinema: Different Production Approaches at Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea. Also, Professor Elena C. Pizarro will join us to teach Writing for Motion Media class.

The courses will be taught in collaboration with the Hanyang International Summer School (HISS). Ithaca College students will take theses courses with Hanyang University students and other students from around the world in order to maximize cultural exchange.

For more information, visit: http://www.ithaca.edu/rhp/depts/cinphoto/dockorea/

Our rescheduled Dan Deacon show is almost here!

JUST ADDED! Magic Mike, a magician, will be performing as well!
How cool is that?

DAN DEACON
Nuclear Power Pants
Magic Mike!
This Sunday, Feb 14th (bring your date!)
Castaways
7:00 doors
8:00 show
$10

Tickets are still on sale at www.ithaca.edu/boc

Unfortunately, this show will now be 18+ instead of all ages.

questions? email boc@ithaca.edu

The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee, once again, would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long!

After a successful fall semester of featured events, we're happy to announce a few more from our list of FYE featured events that are coming up soon:

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[Moderator's note: This event has been canceled due to the snow storm. Please see this Intercom notice for more details.]

When you interview for a job or an internship, will you make a good impression?  Learn how to be successful during an interview at Mock Interview Day on Friday, February 26.

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Climbing Wall Passes

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 02/11/2010 

Have you bought your Semester Pass to the IC Climbing Wall yet?

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The Ithaca College Climbing Wall is offering a Belay Certification Class, for any student, staff or faculty looking to learn, refresh or hone their skills.

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Dude, where's my skiis?

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 02/11/2010 

 

Need Gear? XC-Skis, Snowshoes, Winter Camping Equipment? OREC is Open...

 

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All students in Humanities and Sciences completing the Teaching Option are required to take a LiveText seminar. Next week there are four sessions scheduled for EDUC 48000. These are the only sessions offered this semester. Make sure to register in advance.

Writer, editor, and Emmy Award-winning producer Eric Maierson, ’90, will be screening his recent works on Tuesday, February 23 at 7 pm in Park Auditorium. There will be a Q&A session directly following.

Maierson, a graduate of the Park School of Communications, has 10 years of experience writing and producing for television.

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Dr. Deborah Nawoczenski, Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the Rochester Center and Dr. Linda Riek, adjunct faculty at Ithaca and PhD student at the University of Rochester School of Nursing were awarded a “Quality of Life Grant” from the Christopher and Dana Reeves Foundation.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful partnership with Longvivew, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for more than ten years. There are many opportunities for members of the IC Community to become involved at Longview, including:

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$500 is awarded each semester by the Premed Committee via the Fred Kastenbaum PreHealth Award.

The award is to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as: MCAT, DAT,  OAT, GRE. 

Remember to check the Premed Blog for other events & deadlines.