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Ithaca College Relay For Life!

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Landscapes of Memory: Belonging, Unbelonging

A Reading by Raza Rumi

Wed. March 30, 2016
6 p.m.

Handwerker Gallery

Ithaca College

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This year marks the 30th year for the Marathon!

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 The 2016 Central New York Regional Conference of Phi Alpha Theta will be held at Ithaca College on April 2, 2016.  Over forty History students, including four from Ithaca College, will present their original research during the day long conference. Panels will be moderated by faculty from Ithaca College and other participating colleges and universities. The event is free and open to the public. The full program of the conference is available at the History Department's website.  

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Books Thru Bars Sorting Event

Contributed by Thi Kim Ngan Tran on 03/30/2016 

We're having a book sorting this weekend! We'll be in the Taughannock Falls room in Campus Center from 11:00am to 2:00pm on Sunday, April 3rd

For a sorting, we'll take all of the books that have been donated this semester and sort them out according to genre. Then we put all of the information into our BTB database and file them away!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Ngan Tran at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

15th annual SWISH for Make-A-Wish

Contributed by Colby Daboul on 03/30/2016 

Join IC PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) for the 15th annual Swish For Make-A-Wish basketball tournament on Saturday, April 16th from 10:00am-4:00pm in the Fitness Center. This annual 5 v. 5 basketball tournament raises money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York. Last year, we raised over $2,000 and had over 250 student participants. This year we plan to raise $2,500 and need your help!

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Do you like Zombies and scary movies? Do you want to find out what happens in the Holy City of Jerusalem during a zombie attack? Join the Israel Film Festival at Ithaca College for our Closing Night Event! Tonight at 7 pm in Textor 102.

Check out the Facebook event here:

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M-Lot Parking Closures 3/31-4/2

Contributed by Andrew Kosinuk on 03/30/2016 

From Thursday, March 31 through Saturday, April 2, some or all of M-Lot will be closed for event parking as described below.

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Elizabeth Gawrys ’14, MBA’15 will share how her experiences at Ithaca College prepared her for graduate school, taking her CPA exam, landing her first job at Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC), and her experiences working within a team at one of the Big 4 accounting firms.

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Is there a gay gene? What are designer babies? Can we clone humans? What does it mean if alcoholism runs in my family? Did we really evolve from monkeys? Is depression genetic?

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This Thursday, March 31st, Student Activities Board - Music brings you Matt Beilis!! He is a singer-songwriter from NYC & will be joining us at 8pm in the pub. This event is FREE. Time to switch up your typical Thursday night routine--- lets start the night off with some free live music! Bring ya friends. 

You can check him out on iTunes, Spotify, or here: 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Sara Elwell at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible. Thank you!

The fourteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 15. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

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The college's technology renewal program will be a featured topic at today's Dollars and $ense session in Emerson suites. These meetings offer an opportunity to hear about and discuss issues that affect the college's finances and administration.

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 The Ithacan was presented with a Gold Crown Award, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's highest recognition of overall excellence, on March 13 at the spring National College Media Convention at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel in New York City.

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The Parnassus system will be down for all users for approximately 30 minutes starting at 6:00 AM on Thursday, 3/31 while maintenance is performed. Some of the maintenance is time sensitive and must be performed before the end of March.

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The Ithaca College football team is sponsoring a bone marrow drive to benefit the National Bone Marrow Donor Program.  

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If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!

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So you've probably heard mixed messages about negotiating your salary, especially as a soon-to-be entry level employee. While there is no one-size-fits-all model for salary negotiation, there are strategies you can use regardless of industry and experience level.  Come to this workshop for tips on how to navigate this sensitive process including how and when to bring it up, how to prepare, and what things you can negotiate.

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Ithaca College's baseball, softball, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, and men's and women's crew teams are home for big competitions this week.  

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Submitted on behalf of Benjamin Rifkin, Provost & VPEA: 

Please join me on Wednesday, April 6 for the spring Faculty Colloquium and Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair. 

David Kornreich, Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy, School of H&S, will be presenting “Gravitational Waves Explained:  What they are, How they are Awesome, and Why you should care”.  

The Colloquium and Fair will take place from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. in the Clark and McDonald Lounges of the Campus Center with the first hour devoted to the Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair.  This research fair focuses on 5 minute lightning round talks and poster presentations/exhibitions of faculty research, scholarship and creative practices.   The Colloquium will begin at approximately 5:45 pm. Refreshments will be provided.

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