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Israel Reunion Party!

Contributed by Jessie Kanowitz on 02/21/2011 

We wanted to invite you all to Hillel and SAFI's Israel Reunion Party! Whether you have been to Israel for a gap year, for Birthright or on any other program, come share your memories, listen to great music, show some pictures, and eat some great Israeli style food! We want to all get together and talk about the great time you had in Israel!

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On The Floor Dance Company will be sponsoring a two day dance workshop on Contact Improv and Partnering with Karen Krolak!

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Interested in recertifying your CPR/AED or Lifeguarding before the summer job opportunities?  There will be a recertification challenge from 2:00 - 8:00pm on Wednesday March 30 OR Tuesday April 12th in the Hill Center pool. The cost is $55 for lifeguarding, $30 for CPR.            

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Alan Ball’s, “Bachelor Holiday”  will be directed by Vince Pagan ’11 as the second of two of the department’s Senior Directing Projects. Tickets for “Bachelor Holiday” are free. 

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If you are a new executive board member...

Come hear a panel of feedback and suggestions from previous executive board members on how to lead a successful organization!

Previous and current executive board members can benefit too!

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in Proceedings of the National Conference On Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2010.  Alyssa gave a talk on this work at NCUR 2010 at Missoula, Montana.  She was mentored by Professor Akiko Fillinger of the Chemistry Department and Professor Susan Allen-Gil of the Environmental Studies and Science Department.

Come learn about all the new features of IC Link! It's a fabulous resource to all members of student organizations!

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 7:00p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall

Talk by Verónica Martínez-Matsuda, visiting assistant professor, Cornell University, ILR School, Dept. of Labor Relations, Law and History: 

Domésticas Demanding Dignity: Latina Immigrant Workers and the Racial Politics of Domestic Service 

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The Distinguished Speaker in the Humanities Lecture, An Interview with Tony Kushner, that was scheduled for tonight, February 21 at 7:30 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Mr. Kushner had an emergency and has to remain in New York City. We will be working with his agent to reschedule his visit to Ithaca at a later date. Details forthcoming.

 Join the AAA Amazing Race!

Contributed by Keona Campbell on 02/20/2011 

AYUBOWAN (Hello in Sinhala- Language of Sri Lanka)!!!

IC Asian American Alliance will be having its FIRST EVER "AAA Amazing Race" held this Tuesday, February 22nd in Williams 222 at 7pm. Don't miss the chance to challenge your friends in an awesome game of hint cards, trivia questions, and fun! Be the first to collect all of the hidden clues, move on to the next round and win the GRAND PRIZE

**Remember: You don't have to be Asian to join!**

- Asian American Alliance <3  

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Asian American Alliance at ICAsianAmericanAlliance@gmail.com to request accommodation.

 

Open Mic Night Tomorrow- SAB

Contributed by Lilly Miller on 02/20/2011 

 SAB Presents...

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The Ithacan Online has been named one of seven finalists for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's 2011 Online Crown Award. 

Founded in 1925, the CSPA is owned by Columbia University and operated as a program affiliated with its Graduate School of Journalism. The Crown Awards, first presented in 1982, are the organization's highest honor. The Online Crown recognizes overall excellence in newspaper websites. The Ithacan Online was awarded the CSPA Gold Crown in 2009 and 2010.

Winners will be announced at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 13–15. 

 

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Wednesday February 23th, 2011

Ithaca Falls Room, 2nd floor, Campus Center 

Noon - 12:50pm

Launch Your Semester With Focus, Optimism, and Joy

with Vatsav Raman, of the Art of Living Club, Cornell University

 

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If you missed the Podcasting training series offered in the TLC last week, don't worry. You have a second chance! All IC faculty, staff, and students are cordially invited to attend. Click the links below to see more details and register online instantly. Take just one topic, or join us for the whole series!

Noon to 1pm Series

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STUDENT WELLNESS TIP OF THE WEEK

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 02/20/2011 

As the rigors of academic life get more and more intense, consider taking time each day to practice mindfulness. Neuroscientists have found compelling evidence that spending ten minutes to sit quietly and clear your head can lift mood, improve focus, and lessen stress. New York Times writer Sindya N. Bhanoo cites a study which found that people who practice regular meditation had increased grey matter in the brain's hippocampus - an area associated with "memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress."

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Don't forget to apply to be an SLC!

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At its winter meeting, February 16–17, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees approved a budget for 2011–12 that features the smallest rate of increase in tuition, room and board in nine years.

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At its February meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to 8 retired faculty members and awarded promotions and tenure to 15 current faculty members.

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Then come to Spectrum, a student group for those who identify as bisexual or want to talk about bisexuality.  Our next meeting is Wednesday at 7PM in Williams 211!

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You may not know, but 1 in 4 women WILL experience rape or sexual assault during their time in college*

LET'S CHANGE THIS! Students Active for Ending Rape is a proactive organization that strives to end rape and sexual assault. Our next meeting is Tuesday February 22 at 7PM in Williams 202!

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