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The SGA is hosting a CORTACA Paint Party at 5pm on Friday on the fitness center quad.

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SGA has been working with the office of Student Affairs and Campus Life as well as the South Hill Civic Association and we would like to inform the Ithaca College student body of some of our recent discussions.

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Triphammer Wines & Spirits will host its 4th Annual “Evening to Remember” Gala at the Clarion Hotel on Wednesday, December 1st, from 6 to 9 PM.  All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association of Central New York.  Guests are invited to sample an extensive variety of world-renowned wines and spirits and gourmet tastings of signature dishes from local eateries.

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You spend $3 on a Starbuck’s coffee.
You spend $3 on Ameritalia or Sammy’s pizza.
Why not spend $3 on something that makes a difference?

Put your $3 towards Concert for a Cure!

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We hope you had a chance to enjoy the IC Takes a Hike theme, taste the snacks provided by Dining Services, and chat with all the fantastic benefits service providers and representatives from the various community agencies at the Fair! Many thanks to everyone who attended, from all of us in the Office of Human Resources. 

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School of Music students Kevin Harper, Marissa D'Ambrosio and Maggie Oswald take home top honors. 

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First-Year Experience is looking to hire a Marketing/Communication intern!

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(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College)

Are you ready to bring in the New Year 5, 10, or 20 pounds lighter? 
Are you ready to hear your doctor tell you that you can STOP taking 1 or 2 medications?
How about just feeling a little more comfortable in your own skin? 

Consider joining your Weight Watchers Ithaca College At Work Series on December 7, 2010. 

In the year and a half that we have been here, we have celebrated many members reaching their goals and losses of over 1000 pounds total. How successful would you like to feel for the New Year? YOUR opportunity to be successful will be unprecedented.

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Elizabeth Bleicher, assistant professor and director of teacher education in the department of English, will deliver a paper at the NCTE convention on Saturday, November 20th, 2010, in Orlando, Florida. 

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Rebecca Jemian in Indianapolis

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Rebecca Jemian gave a paper on compositions by Hungarian György Kurtág at the recent meeting of the Society for Music Theory and the American Musicological Society.

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Come learn some primitive skills with us this weekend! Friction fires, carving, stalking, tracking, food, fun, and more!

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Attention Transfer Students

Contributed by Erica Shockley on 11/11/2010 

We're searching for a group of transfer students willing to help put together a proposal for a transfer peer advising initiative.

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Enjoy a recital of trombone ensemble music presented by the Ithaca College Trombone Troupe in Ford Hall, James J. Whalen Center for Music, at 8:15 PM on Friday, November 12th!

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Have you re-enrolled for your 2011 medical benefits?

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 Matt Connolly, Writing '11, presented a paper titled "The Indigenist in the Suburbs:  Working Against the Reproduction of Everyday Ghosts" at the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association's 21st Annual Conference in Alexandria, VA on Oct. 30. 

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One of the nation’s leading environmentalists, whose books have shaped public perception — and public action — on climate change, alternative energy and the need for more localized economies, will speak at Ithaca College today; Thursday, November 11, 2010.  Bill McKibben will present “From Walden to Warming: Global, Local, and the Meaning of Thoreau in a Scary Moment.”

Please join us this evening at 8 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Five student documentaries produced in Professor John Scott’s Video Workshop and Non-Fiction Production courses last semester will be aired on the Syracuse PBS affiliate, WCNY, on Sunday, November 14 at 10:30 p.m. 

The films include:

Cecilia Bottler ’10, Aya Hoffman ’12, Michael Levin ’11
The story of migrant farm workers in upstate New York and the people who protect them despite the risk of legal consequences.                 

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Are you at risk for Diabetes?

Contributed by Alison Bowman on 11/11/2010 

More than 10% of Americans over age 20 and 23% of Americans over age 60 have diabetes.

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The Biology Department is searching for Development Biologist.

Come and learn about his research and plans.  Everyone is welcome to attend!

"Molecular mechanisms of somatosensory development and function in the zebrafish"

Thursday, November 18
CNS 112
4:00 p.m.

Biology Department Seminar Series

Refreshments will be served beforehand in the first floor lobby.
Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages -- reuse, reduce, recycle!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at 274-3161.  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

On Thursday, November 11th, at 6 p.m., On the Verge and Thursdays at the Handwerker will present a staged reading of French playwright Yasmina Reza’s 2006 comedy, God of Carnage.  The reading was directed by Claire Gleitman, a faculty member in the department of English, and the cast consists of four Ithaca College students: Laura Abbott, Justin Colombo, Andrew Karl and Morgan Lavenstein.

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