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Hello Fitness Center Users!

As you may have noticed we recently installed some brand new strength training equipment.  If you are interested in learning more about how to use the new equipment we will have personal trainers available throughout the week for FREE!  The orientation hours are listed below.  If you have any questions please e-mail recsports@ithaca.edu.

Tuesday 3/4 - 7:00am-9:00am, 12:00pm-2:00pm, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Wednesday 3/5 - 7:00am-9:00am, 11:00am-2:00pm, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Thursday 3/6 - 7:00am-8:00am, 12:00pm-2:00pm, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Friday 3/7 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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IC Human Rights Rush Night

Contributed by Anne Bongermino on 03/03/2014 

 IC Human Rights is looking for new members to help coordinate a campus wide human rights event on Human Rights Day. 

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Cinema and Photography and Film, Photography, and Visual Arts students are invited to apply for the James B. Pendleton Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts Scholarship.

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Take Charge of Your Career

Contributed by Jane Ray on 03/03/2014 

Do you know how to steer your career in the right direction?  Are you prepared to take action on career goals?  Do you know why it’s important to take advantage of networking opportunities?  These questions and more will be answered when you attend this workshop. 

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Los Angeles-based poet Will Alexander, whose work has been described as Afro-futurist or Afro-surrealist, will give a poetry reading that is free and open to the public on March 25th at 6:00 pm in the Handwerker Gallery. According to poet and critic Harryette Mullen, Will Alexander's "literary influences connect him to an international avant-garde, just as his experience as an African American connects him to a black diaspora, and to the political struggles of Third World people."

http://events.ithaca.edu/event/poetry_reading_by_will_alexander

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Do you want to learn more about preparing for your career while helping your peers?  Career Services is looking for motivated students who like to help others, to serve as Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) for the 2014-2015 academic year. It's only 4 hours a week, plus a weekly meeting!

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Student Trustee Application Link!

Contributed by Tariq Meyers on 03/03/2014 

 Apply to be the next Student Trustee | Info session March 6th in OSEMA Conference Room at 7PM

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I am pleased to share that Molly Israel, director of communication in the Office of Marketing Communications, was recognized as the 2014 Young Professional/Rising Star by the Association of Communicators in Education (CUPRAP).

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David Gondek, Biology, will show and share how he uses student response systems to engage students in his biology classes. In addition to sharing his instructional strategies, he has first hand experience with both the Poll Everywhere and the Turning Technologies systems.

Date: Thursday, March 6
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Place: Gannett 316 (Center for Faculty Excellence)

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Take Academic Writing 10600 online this summer.  The asynchronous course will allow students to complete all assignments, class discussions, and drafts on their own time at their own pace on the course management system, Sakai. The site will provide students with video content, illustrating the concepts explored and expectations for each major assignment. Also, students will have the opportunity to engage in interactive discussions about the readings and student drafts. This 5-week course fulfills the standard requirement for Academic Writing 10600 and is equivalent to the traditional face-to-face version of the course. The online class begins May 27, 2014. For further questions about the course, contact Dr. Mary Lourdes Silva at msilva@ithaca.edu.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Mary Lourdes Silva at msilva@ithaca.edu or (607) 269-5359. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Kudos

Contributed by Mary Ann Rishel on 03/03/2014 

Mary Ann Rishel, Professor Emerita, Writing, recently presented a paper on epistemology, language and humor at the International Society for Humor Studies Conference, College of William and Mary.  A second paper on teaching epistemologies with readings in the humanities was presented at the International Forum for University Teaching held at the Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

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 IC will host its fifth annual Concert for a Cure on April 11, 2014 at 7 p.m. All proceeds for the event will go directly towards cancer research and the American Cancer Society.

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PRSSA'S Swish For Make-A-Wish

Contributed by Carter Smalley on 03/03/2014 

 Just when you thought college basketball was over for the year, here’s another tournament!

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 We would like to invite you to celebrate your strength and inspire others by joining Colleges Against Cancer at Relay for Life of Ithaca College, an Academy Awards-themed event in partnership with the American Cancer Society. The events will kick off Saturday, March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Ithaca College A&E Center.

Before Relay starts, we would like to invite you to participate in our Survivor Reception at 1 p.m. in the VIP Room located in the A&E Center. Please bring along a loved-one, family member, or friend to the reception. The Survivor Reception is a perfect time to connect with others over food and drink before our Relay for Life begins

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 Registered for Relay for Life but haven't raised any money yet? We have a challenge for you! Raise $20 by Friday, March 7 and receive two Relay Bucks at the event. Relay Bucks can be used to purchase food and other items at Relay all night long. They are the only currency accepted during the event and can be purchased at the door for $1 each otherwise.

Start raising money! If you're not registered for the event, register here.

Relay for Life of Ithaca College is Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the Athletics and Events Center.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Alyssa Frey at afrey2@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 For the first time ever this year, the competitive cheerleading team qualified for and are traveling to NCA Collegiate Nationals in Daytona Beach, Fla. We're currently raising money to be able to afford the trip.

We're selling IC Pride t-shirts for $10 (pictured to the right). The team can set up a time to bring you a shirt if you're interested in buying one! Contact captain Alyssa Frey atafrey2@ithaca.edu for more details.

Visit us on Facebook and Twitter to follow our journey!

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On March 3rd at 7:00 pm, stop by IC Square for a night of soulful music where jazz and blues singer/songwriter Jenn Grinels, APCA Female Solo Artist of the year for three years running, will share her original music with us.

Check out Jenn Grinels on Facebook or her website for her latest music and tour information.

Be on the lookout for more events hosted by SAB by ‘liking" the Student Activities Board on Facebook and following us on Twitter (@ithacaSAB)!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Julia Ryan at jryan1@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Take the Ithaca Dining Services' Satisfaction Survey and enter to win a Google Nexus 7!

You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The surveys is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Click Here to complete the short online dining survey.

2. Insert your name and email address at the end of the survey and hit submit!

3. That's It! You're entered to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 Tablet!

Good luck everyone and thank you for your feedback!

 

(only one entry per person, please)

Join us on Tuesday, March 4th as we celebrate Mardi Gras, New Orleans style! We'll have a special menu along with music and merriment to go around! 

Come dressed in costume or in your best Purple, Green and Gold attire. Certain masqueraders will survey the landscape and hand out prizes to those dressed to the 9's! So, break out your masks and feathers and come join the good times!

Check out our Facebook Page for our Mardi Gras Menu! "Like" us while you're at it! You'll get sneak peaks for Dining Hall events.

One credit mini courses are offered as part of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF). Courses start right after spring break. Students study a variety of topics and attend screenings during the Festival. Students can sign up for courses on Homer. Course titles and descriptions and CRN numbers are below. Contact Prof. Warren Schlesinger if you have any questions (warren@ithaca.edu).

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