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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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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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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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Seniors Nick Santos and Heather Newberger had their film, “Kiddo,” selected to screen at the Boston International Film Festival and Indie Spirit Film Festival in April. Written by Santos, “Kiddo” is the story of a twelve-year-old boy who is dealing with the conflict between the innocence of childhood and the tribulations of growing up. 

The film was sponsored in part by a James B. Pendleton Festival Attendance Grant. For more information about the film, visit:

Photo by Newberger.


The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble will offer a free concert at 8:15 pm on Tuesday, April 6 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  Jeffery Meyer and Charis Dimaras will conduct, and faculty members Deborah Lifton, soprano, and Jennifer Hayghe, piano will be soloists.  The program includes "Two Postcards from Formosa," composed in 2007 by Ming-Hsiu Yen; "Cheating, Lying, Stealing" by David Lang; "Love Beyond Time, Beyond Place" by School of Music composer Dana Wilson, and the iconic "In C" by Terry Riley.

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Members of the Exercise Science Club will be running the Charlottesville Marathon in Virginia to raise money for the locate charity, Loaves and Fishes.

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Actress and activist CCH Pounder has accepted an invitation to deliver the main address at Ithaca College’s Commencement ceremony on May 23, 2010. A 1975 graduate of the college, Pounder has numerous film, television and theater credits and is a co-founder of the nonprofit organization Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) and a board member of the African Millennium Foundation (AMF).

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Humans vs. Zombies Notice  

Contributed by Russell Martin on 04/01/2010 

Posted on behalf of Jesse Geffen, President of Humans vs. Zombies.





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