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The Technology Learning Center has added more sessions of its popular training topic, "Best Practices for the Mac" to the training schedule to accommodate overbooking. In this workshop, you'll discover how to access Mac tools quickly, save files efficiently, personalize your interface, and maintain your data and privacy. To register instantly online, click the link below.

Best Practices for Using the Mac (click here to register)

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Mr. Louis Larson has joined the Career service team as a Career Counselor. Louis has accumulated a 33 year career in higher education administration with extensive work in career development.

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 Artists Needed!

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 02/11/2011 

Want to showcase your talent while helping IC Theatre? Artists/Painters Needed for IC Theatre Display.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 02/11/2011 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Adam Peruta, Craig Duncan and Michael McCall; staff member Rachel Reuben; and students Rob Engelsman and Susannah Faulkner. 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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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) is pleased to present the Service Saturdays program! This program provides students with the opportunity to volunteer their time and efforts in and around the community of Ithaca.

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Over 60 local, state, and national organizations will attend the Government & Nonprofit Career Fair to discuss full-time positions, volunteer roles, internships, and summer jobs.  

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Working in the nonprofit sector or a government agency can be rewarding for many reasons, regardless of your profession.  Learn about the variety of career options and types of organizations that exist!

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ITS is seeking help from faculty and staff who are willing to participate in a limited Summer pilot of the Sakai collaboration and learning environment as we prepare to make the system available in August for Fall 2011 courses. (Note: ITS will run Blackboard in parallel with Sakai and fully support it through Summer 2012).

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Laura Murphy (Biology '11) and Ed Cluett presented, "Use of the Phospholipase A2 Inhibitor ONO RS-082 to Dissect the Transport Route of LDL-derived FreeCholesterol". American Society for Cell Biology, Philadelphia, PA.  (Co-authored by Laura Murphy, Lauren Krisak (both Biology '11), and Edward B. Cluett.

  • Laura  received an Undergraduate Award from the American Society of Cell Biology and an award from Ithaca's H&S Educational Grant Initiative to attend this meeting.

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Free, confidential and anonymous online screenings for depression, eating issues and anxiety are available on CAPS' website.   Check it out...get screened!

Living with Grief is a weekly drop in support group for those living with loss, regardless of when that loss might have occurred.  Consider stopping by and listening to the questions and stories of others, and perhaps sharing your own.

Current group participants want you to know "you are not alone".

You can find Living with Loss in the Health Promotion Resource Room on the lower level of the Health Center (enter through side of building facing parking lot by going down the stairs).  The group meets every Thursday at 5:15 and runs until about 6:30.  Feel free to stop by even if you can't get there on time.

The group members are looking forward to welcoming you!

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Do you want an opportunity to help children stay in school and on track, while transforming schools and communities?  Learn about opportunities with City Year during an on-campus information session.

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Are you interested in shaping a freer, more secure, and more prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing the President's foreign policy?  Learn about opportunities with the U.S. Department of State during an on-campus information session.

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Are you interested in working to build international peace and friendship?  Learn about opportunities with the Peace Corps during their on-campus information session.

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Meyer, the Director of Orchestras at Ithaca College, will travel to Colorado State University over the weekend of February 12, during the Colorado All-State Orchestra Conference.  He will conduct Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 with the CSU Symphony Orchestra, as well as work with graduate conductors who are presently in the CSU Masters of Music program.  Meyer will present a lecture entitled "The Power of Gesture" to the music educators and ensemble directors who are assembled in Colorado for the recognized conference.    
 

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**ALL PARENTS AND PARENTS-TO-BE ARE WELCOME!**

Affinity groups are designed to be a safe place where both staff and faculty may speak on common interests and provide an opportunity to seek and support one another.

The Working Parents Affinity Group (WPAG) provides different perspectives on integrating work and our families as working professionals. This group is co-facilitated by two moms who work here on campus and who are interested in developing a resourceful place for other working parents to come together and share with one another based on ideas that YOU provide!!

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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee 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 line-up last semester, we're happy to announce our NEW list of FYE Showcase Events!  Here is what's planned for the beginning of your spring semester:

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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee 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 line-up last semester, we're happy to announce our NEW list of FYE Showcase Events!  Here is what's planned for the beginning of your spring semester:

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Sociologist Naomi Gerstel will present “Who Cares? Kinship, Marriage, and Privilege” at Ithaca College on Monday, Feb. 21, at 4:30 p.m. in Textor 101. Her talk is free and open to the public.

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Students planning to complete an internship in the summer of 2011 should apply for a scholarship to help defray the costs of their summer internship.  Applications for the Class of 2008 Internship Scholarship and/or the Washington, D.C. Scholarship for Summer Internships are due in just two weeks!

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