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Find out by entering the SAB Stand-Up Competition!!

Wednesday, October 20th, 7:00 PM in IC Square

Finally, one of SAB's most popular events the Stand-Up Competition IS BACK! Come hear some of the funniest student comedians at Ithaca College spit their bits and fight to the death in this epic stand up comedy contest.

The winner of the competition will get to open for our next comedy act: Anthony Jeselnik on November 2nd!

If you are interested in competing please e-mail Jake Goldberg at Don't wait, these 20 spots will fill up FAST!


What: Colleges Against Cancer is hosting the annual Pink Ribbon Ball for breast cancer awareness.
When: Thursday, October 21st, 8:00 - 11:00pm (TONIGHT!)
Where: Mondo Gym, Fitness Center, Ithaca College

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 What: The Gunpoets Benefit Concert

When: TONIGHT--Monday, October 18 @ 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)

Where: Emerson Suites, IC


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Learn more ways to stay safe online at:


VIC is back on the air

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 10/17/2010 

After the short fall break hiatus, VIC Radio is back on the air Monday, October 18 at 6am!  WICB’s sister station at Ithaca College, VIC streams online at through Live 365.  During the week, we play a combination of indie pop and rock as well as alternative classics.  Weekends however, specialty shows take over with a unique blend of music.  Enjoy a variety of specialized music shows you can’t hear anywhere else.  Some examples include:

Electro Hip Hop: Saturday 3-6 pm
A potent mix electronic and hip-hop with DJs Foxie Oxie and Slammin Stevey.

Matty B’s Broadway: Sunday 2-4 pm. 
Sing along to all your favorite show tunes with DJ Matty B.

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Fact: Less than 5% of reported sexual assaults are false accusations. Want to learn more? Come to SAFER's meeting this Tuesday at 7PM in Williams 202!

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There are a lot of exciting events this week so don’t miss out!

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The School of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce that this fall, almost $20,000 was awarded through the H&S Educational Grant Initiative to a wide variety of projects to enhance student learning and achievement.

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IC students are invited to attend an admission information session at the Holiday Inn in Binghamton on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

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People Helping People

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 10/17/2010 

Feeling distressed and not sure where to go for help?

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NCUR 2011 will bring more than 2,000 students and faculty to the IC campus and this three-day conference will feature student seminars, performances, and poster presentations, as well as plenary speakers and special events.  We will need hundreds of faculty and staff volunteers to serve as moderators for oral presentation sessions.  

Sign up to moderate at

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REMINDER:  Anyone interested in conducting 302 research in the biology department this Spring MUST submit your registration form by: 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 29.

Project descriptions and registration forms are available here or in the Department of Biology main office in CNS 161.

  • Note:  Maki Inada does have room in her lab.

This is also a perfect time for underclassmen to discuss 200-level research with faculty.

Bill Sheasgreen, director of Ithaca College's London Center, will be on campus October 21-24. He will be accompanied by Claire Mokrauer-Madden, current Program Assistant at the Center and Fall 2002 London Center alumna.  The Office of International Programs will host a "coffee talk" reception to welcome them on Friday, October 22, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in ground floor lounge of the Center for Health Sciences. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. 

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Submitted on behalf of Eric Maguire, Vice President for Enrollment and Communication

Please join me in welcoming four finalists who will be brought to campus during the next two weeks to interview for the director of Student Financial Services position. 

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Political consultant James Carville will serve as this year's Park Distinguished Visitor on Monday, November 1. Carville will give a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites followed by a book signing. The Campus Bookstore will have books available for sale at the event.

A frequent contributor to CNN, Carville is also a best-selling author, producer, and talk show host. Carville, known as "The Ragin' Cajun," was very outspoken about the recent oil spill in the Gulf.

The Park Distinguished Visitor series is sponsored by the Roy H. Park School of Communications is made possible through the generosity of the Park Foundation.

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You are officially invited to the premier event of the year!

When asked about the OSEMA open house, Don Austin, Assistant Director of Community Service, said, “I can't wait to show off my new OSEMA tattoo."

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You are officially invited to the premier event of the year!

When asked about the OSEMA open house, student Rachel Heiss gave two enthusiastic thumbs up.

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Thurs. Oct. 21
“Scars: A Performance” 8-10, p.m., Textor 103

Dr. Jim Ferris, Ability Center of Greater Toledo Endowed Chair of Disability Studies, University of Toledo, an award-winning poet and performer, will present his brand-new one man performance, exploring the various scars, physical and otherwise, we bear and claim as parts of our identity. Dr. Ferris’ most recent volume of poetry, The Hospital Poems, won the MSR Book Award, selected by prominent American poet Edward Hirsch.

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ITS has prepared a document and worksheet to assist you with planning your computer and related technology requests as you put together your 2011-2012 fiscal year budgets.

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Susan Allen-Gil, chair of the Environmental Studies and Sciences department, and Susan Swensen, chair of the Biology department, are among the faculty included in an article titled "Sustainability As an Academic Discipline" in the latest issue of Sustainability: The Journal of Record. This article was based upon a roundtable panel discussion that Dr. Allen-Gil and Dr. Swensen convened for the conjoined AASHE/Greening of the Campus conference in Fall 2009.


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