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MLK WEEK 2011 - NOW.

Contributed by Jen Walsh on 01/21/2011 

Monday, January 24 is the first day of the much-awaited MLK Week Celebration at Ithaca College.  For your convenience, we've created a checklist so that you can get the most out of your MLK Week experience!  Let's work together to "address the fierce urgency of now."

  • Get energized by the Kick-off Event at 4pm on Monday in Emerson Suites, and then check out the School of Music's MLK Concert at 7:30pm.
  • Go to the Social Justice and Community Involvement Fair on Tuesday and register to win some incredible prizes!
  • Participate in a Tuesday workshop to learn about a new topic and earn SLI credit
  • Sign up for Saturday's MLK Day of Service at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MLK_DOS11.
  • Visit the MLK Week table in the Campus Center during the week (between 10am and 2pm) to learn about the Hands of Hope Project, and how you can contribute to the MLK Memorial in Washington, DC.

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Need a Lift to Longview?

Contributed by Penny Bianconi on 01/21/2011 

The Longview/Ithaca College shuttle will begin normal runs on Monday, January 24 and will operate through the last day of classes for the spring semester, May 6. It makes stops between Longview, Textor, and the Center for Health Sciences.

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The Phillips Hall Post Office and the Mail Center will have close to 1900 packages waiting to by picked up by Saturday 1/22.
Large and small boxes are being kept at the Mail Center.  Phillips hall has run out of room!

Don't wait in a loonnnggggg line to pick up a package only to find out that it is located at the Mail Center.  Open and read your email!  You may have packages in both locations.

We are open this weekend, 1/22 and 1/23 for package pick up from 10:45 to 4:30PM. Avoid the lines on Monday and pick up your packages when you return this weekend.

Up against the best of the best, Cindy Bradley '00 has been nominated in the categories of New Artist, Female Artist of the Year, and Brass Player of the Year. 

Visit www.oasisjazzawards.com/Ballot.php to support our alum and vote now!

* short courses on systems thinking and synthesizing expertise

* active hands-on learning; no lectures

* lots of fun

* part of President Rochon’s (IC)2 initiative

* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors

* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges

* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail

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The Student Organization Fair is February 2, 2011 in Emerson Suites from 10am-3pm. All registered or new student organization are able to sign up.

Advertise and promote your organization. Meet new people and get new members for your organization.

Sign ups begin November 29, 2010 and end January 25th, 2011.

 To sign up log-in to IC Link and complete the Student Organization Fair application in Campus Links.

 If there are any questions please contact tradley@ithaca.edu.

 Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Theresa Radley at (tradley@ithaca.edu) We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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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Meditation for Anyone

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 01/21/2011 

Muller Chapel

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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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There will be an information session for men's and women's crew on Friday, January 28, at 4:00 pm at #3 Hill Center.  This session is for anyone interested in finding out more about the men's and women's rowing team.  No experience is necessary

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Never feel helpless in an emergency situation! Attend this free one-hour workshop and let our team of trained EMT's teach you basic emergency skills including CPR and first aid*. All participants will receive a free CPR face mask upon program completion.

WHEN? This Sunday - Jan 23rd, 1:00-2:00 pm

WHERE? Klingenstein Lounge

No registration necessary.

*Please note, this is not a full CPR or First Aid course and does not result in certification.

Sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion, the AED Committee, Office of Public Safety, and the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs.

For more information or to request accommodations for individuals with disabilities, please contact Nancy Reynolds, CHP Program Director, at nreynolds@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7933. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

The Student Computer Repair Center will open for the Spring 2011 semester on Sunday, January 23, from noon to 5:00 p.m. The SCRC offers personal computer repair service for all students, faculty, and staff with a valid Ithaca College ID.

Please note that beginning Sunday, January 23, the SCRC will no longer provide free warranty repair service for Dell computers, as it is no longer an authorized service provider for Dells. The SCRC will continue to provide free warranty repair service for Apple computers and can perform non-warranty service on all computer brands including Dells.

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Centering the Margins - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Founding of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity

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The ITS Helpdesk will be open on Sunday, January 23, from noon to 5:00 p.m. We'll have a full-time staff member on duty as well as new Helpdesk students "learning the ropes." If you are in need of technology assistance that day, please feel free to call us at 274-1000 or stop by Job Hall 104.

For help with Apogee ResNet problems, please call 1-877-478-8893.

ITS Helpdesk
104 Job Hall
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

 All faculty and staff are welcome to attend a Pathways training to learn to identify and respond to a student who might be experiencing distress.  We appreciate your willingness to learn crisis response skills before you need them.

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A great way to kick off the semester (an EARLY SET!), and benefit a very righteous cause!

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Please have your student contact the Office of Risk Management to register for the next Student Driver Safety Class to be held on January 25th, 2011 in Textor 102 from 7pm-9pm.  They can register in person (319 PRW Ctr), by telephone at 607-274-3285 or via email at riskmanagement@ithaca.edu.  

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If you are a student and you need to drive a College owned/leased vehicle for any reason, you must complete a driver safety class.

 

 

The next driver safety class will be offered on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 from 7pm-9pm in Textor 102.

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Pool Closed Friday, January 21st

Contributed by Nate Brisley on 01/20/2011 

The indoor pool will be closed Friday January 21st from 12:00pm to 1:00pm for pool maintenance.  The pool will reopen Monday January 24th at 7am.      

The Office of Residential Life would like to announce that Spring Waitlist Applications and Vacancy Forms will be available on January 20, 2011 in the Office of Residential Life.  

 

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