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The Ithaca College Student Health Service is pleased to announce that three of its physicians will be representing Ithaca College with presentations at the upcoming New York State College Health Association annual meeting to be held at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center from October 20-22, 2010.  

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Parents, are you interested to participate in a paid research study that helps children?

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Leann Kanda sponsored three of her research students to participate in The Wildlife Society meetings in Snowbird, Utah.

  •  Anna Novine, Biology ‘11
      Poster  “Monitoring wetland success through the faunal community”
  • Anthony Veroline, Environmental Science with a Biology Concentration ‘11
      Poster “Investigating Ondatra zibethicus activity in a New York population”
  • Jeffrey Hatzel (Environmental Science '12) and Laura Easton (Biology '12) Poster “The relationship between free-ranging space use patterns and captive open arena behavioral tests in muskrat.”


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Hillel presents on Monday, October 25th at 7pm

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October is Disability Awareness Month and we have put together some exciting programming to celebrate this part of our human diversity. Disability Awareness Month is sponsored by the Diversity Awareness Committee. We invite you to attend these events!

All events are free to the campus. Individuals with disabilities requiring accomodations should contact Bruce Henderson in the department of Speech Communication at We ask that requests for accomodations be made as soon as possible.

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The annual Shoshanna Rudnick Inch-a-thon will be on Monday, November 15th

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The Harvest Moon Dance is an intergenerational dance that will take place on Wednesday October 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites.  The event is FREE and open to the public.  There will be a great band, refreshments, and a raffle for prizes!

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Wanna be an SLC?

Contributed by Michele Lenhart on 10/11/2010 

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) is now accepting applications for five openings on our Student Leadership Consultant (SLC) team for Spring 2011.

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The Ithaca College Caregiver Support Group will meet Friday, October 15, Noon-1:00 p.m. in the Gerontology Institute Resource Room (413 CHS).

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The course was held at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA on October 2-3, 2010.  The course was entitled  "Neurologic Practice Essentials:  Clinical Decision Making as a Foundation for Expert Practice".  This course was sponsored by the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. 

Have you ever wondered what Feng Shui is all about? If so, come to the Lunch and Learn!

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Tune into WHCU at 7:45 a.m. Monday morning to hear Don Beachler, associate professor of politics, discuss state and nation-wide elections.

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Ghanaian musicians Sulley (“So'-lay”) Imoro and Alfred Kpebesaane—currently artists in residence at the Ithaca College School of Music—will join students from their “African Drumming and Dance” and “Worlds of Music” classes in a concert on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Free and open to the public, the performance will begin at 7 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

The program will feature festival, recreational and funeral dances from the Volta , Upper North, South and Greater Accra regions of Ghana.

Imoro was eight years old when he began learning African drumming and dance from his father, a dancer well-known throughout his native Ghana. “Anytime in the village when we didn’t have entertainment, Father would bring the drums out and play,” Imoro said.

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GLBT History Month Continues

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/11/2010 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) History Month is celebrated in October. Throughout the month, the LGBT Center website will feature videos highlighting different historical figures. Visit the LGBT Center website's GLBT History Month Featured Videos section to find a new video each day of October.

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Because of the enthusiasm for our Clothes and Coat Drive, we're extending it until THIS WEDNESDAY, October 13th. All donations can be dropped off in the Student Activities Center on the 3rd Floor of the Campus Center.

You still have time to help out those in need! Thanks for all your support and donations!

If you’re in the area, or know someone who may be, please spread the word and stop by the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) table to say, "hi."

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Physics Department Fall Seminar Series

Tuesday, October 12th: 

The Standard Model is the best theoretical framework we have for particle physics today, yet we know it is not complete. I will discuss the Standard Model and try to describe some of the experimental methods we have of testing it. If time allows, I will discuss how it helps our understanding of the evolution of the Universe from the Big Bang onward.

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Attention once again IC undergraduates! Win a FREE Ithaca College undergraduate 2011 summer sessions course (up to three credits) or FREE on campus summer housing (up to five weeks). Your choice!

Here's how it works. Just wear your Ithaca College Summer Sessions Tshirt every Tuesday in October. That's every Tuesday in October and the IC Summer Session Tshirt Police will find you!

Here are the dates we'll be on the prowl:

  • Tuesday, October 5 - We had a WINNER!! Karla Lopez ('14)
  • Tuesday, October 12
  • Tuesday, October 19
  • Tuesday, October 26

A total of up to TEN prizes will be awarded.

Don't have a Summer Sessions TShirt? Beg, borrow or steal! ('cause we're OUT.) This contest is not to be missed.

See Summer Sessions GIVEAWAY for details and restrictions.

Etiquette in the Asian Culture!

Contributed by Keona Campbell on 10/11/2010 

KAMUSTA (Hello in Talalog-Filipino dialect)!

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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!