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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present acclaimed essayist Paisley Rekdal as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. She will read from her work at 7:30pm on Tuesday, October 5th in Clark Lounge, Phillips Hall. The reading is free and open to the public.

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Is there a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) person in your life? Do you work with LGBT students? Does your curriculum include topics about LGBT youth, adults, or families?  National Coming Out Day is October 11!


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Are you interested in staying in shape and enjoying the outdoors this winter? Join the IC Nordic Ski team.

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Old Lyme, CT -- Ithaca College's Sound Recording Technology (SRT) program, part of the college's School of Music, is among the most demanding audio programs in the country.

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The New York State Archaeological Association Finger Lakes Chapter October meeting.

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Steve Stern will read from and speak about his latest book, The Frozen Rabbi, on Thursday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m., in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall.

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Need More Bonus Bucks?

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 10/01/2010 

Refill your Bonus Bucks today and get entered to win a free iPod!

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 7:00 p.m.; Talk by bell hooks; TALKING RACE: ENDING RACISM

7:00pm in 102 Textor Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Lemonade, coffee and tea will be served.

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies at 607.274.3063. We ask that requests for accommodation be made as soon as possible.


Several instances of lgbt bullying and tragic events have occurred throughout the nation during the last few days, affecting K-12 and college students.  Worried?  Confused?  Angry?  Sad?  Here are a few simple things you can do right now:

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Are you interested in what's going on in the 2010 midterm elections?  Then join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5, for “Barack Obama Meets the Tea Party:  The 2010 Midterm Elections” the first Tuesday Salon of the semester.  Don Beachler, associate professor of politics, will lead a discussion on the elections during the current political and economic climate that may produce the most conservative Congress since the 1920s.

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Need an Absentee Ballot?

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/01/2010 

2010 is an election off-year but that doesn’t mean you should take the year off! Important seats up for selection include House and Senate Representatives and some State Governors. Election day is November 2nd so now is the time to start thinking about registering to vote or requesting absentee ballots. Here's a quick primer on how absentee ballots work and how you can request your absentee ballot to participate in your state’s elections.

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I am writing to provide another update on the search for Ithaca College’s next Provost and VPAA. The search committee met recently and identified a small number of candidates to be invited to participate in confidential preliminary interviews with the search committee in early October. The committee faced difficult choices as it considered the applications of a diverse and highly talented pool of academic leaders.

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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 year last year, we're happy to announce our NEW line-up of FYE featured events!  Here are our next few featured events:

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In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act [20 USC 1092(f)],

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Textbook Returns to Publishers

Contributed by Rod Beers on 10/01/2010 

REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS: Please purchase all your textbook requirements as soon as possible.

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Do you want to recognize a resident assistant, residence director, amazing professor, student, etc.?  Have you attended an amazing program in the past month that you feel deserves recognition?  If yes, then submit an Of the Month nomination to NRHH!


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If you have concerns about Apogee, specifically wireless internet, or new projects in the residence halls on campus, please come to the Residence Hall Association’s meeting on Monday, October 4th at 8:15 PM in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room on the third floor of campus center.

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Dean Leslie Lewis invites all School of Humanities and Sciences faculty and staff to enjoy a wine and cheese reception with H&S alumni this afternoon!

Friday, October 1
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Clark Lounge, Campus Center

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1- In what alcohol or drug-related situations can the MAP (Medical Amnesty Policy) be applied?

2- What is the slogan for the MAP? (Hint: It begins with: "When in Doubt....").

3- What phone number should be called on campus to summon help for a medical emergency situation?

4- Which campus office is responsible for applying the MAP to a case?

5. Name 2 symptoms of alcohol poisoning.

6. In which cases might the MAP not be applied?

7. How many medical amnesties can each student receive under the MAP?

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 Religion in the LGBTQA community

Contributed by Devon Ritz on 09/30/2010 

 Come talk to an IC professor about their leadership on campus and the church while identifying as LGBTQA!

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