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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee, once again, 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 fall semester of featured events, we're happy to announce a few more from our list of FYE featured spring events that are coming up:

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Spring Celebration Package    

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 04/02/2010 

Attention students, faculty, and staff: the Spring Celebration Package is now available through the Gifts from Home program.    

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Due to overwhelming success, you can now buy our Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Organic Fair Trade Iced Coffees at the Business School!







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Spit That! Spring Semester Showcase

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There is one at-large seat on the Academic Policies Committee we need to fill.  The representative elected will serve on the Curriculum Subcommittee; the term is three years.

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Looking for a Green Collar Job?

Contributed by Nancy Kotmel on 04/02/2010 

Through its membership in the Green Collar Association, The Division of Graduate and Professional Studies joins with Career Services to offer IC students access to job opportunities in the green economy.

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Try Kaplan GMAT for FREE!

Contributed by Nancy Kotmel on 04/02/2010 

Kaplan GMAT is all new and you're invited to experience it for free!

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Join IC Food for Thought in their mission to help children around the world!  


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The Catholic Community will hold a Special Service for Good Friday, as well as celebrate the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday evening, and Easter Mass on Sunday Morning.  All are welcome.

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Do you want to be published?

Contributed by Pooja Shah on 04/01/2010 

It's that time of the year again to publish ICIC's annual newsletter, See. We need your input and help by submitting stories, essays, poems, pictures, drawings, paintings and more. It could be related to your experience as an international student, the experience of your study abroad trip or it can be anything you are passionate about! Email your submissions to

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Please join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, for “Masculinity in Question: An Exploration of images of Masculinity in India and Pakistan between the 18th and 21st Centuries,” the second Tuesday Salon of the semester.

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I am pleased to announce the selection of Walden, by Henry David Thoreau, as the First Year Reading for the 2010-2011 academic year. 

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The Center for Educational Technology (CET) is now open in 102 Job Hall. 

April  6, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Web Conferencing with iChat on a Mac - click to RSVP

iChat comes on every new Mac and it's not just for text chatting anymore. iChat is a collaborative environment and web conferencing machine. Come to this session to see a demonstration on how to start a web chat, share your computer's desktop, and give presentations remotely. This session will have a quick demo with a chance for some hands-on experimentation.

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I am pleased to announce the membership of the President’s Advisory Council on Innovation, or PAC-I. 

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Ithaca's men's and women's basketball programs will be participating in the College Discovery Program's 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Saturday April 10 at Cornell's Newman Arena. Proceeds from the event will benefit College Discovery Program, a long-term mentoring and academic support program designed to reduce achievement gaps in the Ithaca City School District and increase access to a college education for program participants.

Celebrate LGBT Awareness Month

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 04/01/2010 

April is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) Awareness Month on college campuses.

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The March Newsletter contains information on topics such as the creation of a new subcode and the announcement of a new travel services provider.   

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Longview, a long term programmatic partner of Ithaca College, has just celebrated the completion of a new Special Care Building. This facility, which will initially open as an extension of Longview's  existing adult home, will offer additional opportunities for intergenerational course-related and volunteer activities.

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Students from all majors are welcome to register for the mini-course, Media for Social Change. This course requires 12.5 hours of participation. It is designed to be an immersive learning experience. Students will gain a greater knowledge of companies in the media, communications and entertainment industries, emphasizing how content can communicate social responsibility and how to use the power of media for positive, personal and global transformation.

GCOM 29312 - 01
1 credit
April 22-24, 2010
Registration on Homer under "General Communications"

The course is divided into three sections: The Program, The Case Study & The Challenge. The program will feature a public talk by Lynne Twist, a global activist, fundraiser, speaker, consultant, and author.

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Notes on Liberty, a documentary directed by Professor John Scott and produced by Adjunct Professor Karen Rodriguez, was recently selected as one of thirty documentaries for the 2010 American Documentary Showcase. 

The Showcase is a program of independent documentaries funded by the US State Departments Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (BECA), and is offered to US Embassies for screening abroad with the hope of providing “a broad and diversified look at American life and the values of a democratic society as seen by American documentary filmmakers.”  The program is administered by the University Film and Video Association and funded in part by a grant from the United States Department of State.

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