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Nancy Reynolds, MSPH, joins the campus on August 24 as the new program director for health promotion and substance abuse prevention at Ithaca College. Nancy was selected after a national search to fill the position formerly held by Priscilla Quirk.  

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Six demonstration projects have been selected for the Ithaca College Integrative Curriculum initiative -- known as (IC)² -- a concept intended to give students College-wide opportunities to increase the breadth and depth of their educational experience.

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Student Grants in Jewish Studies

Contributed by Sharon Loucks on 08/24/2009 

The Jewish Studies Steering Committee invites grant applications for the 2009-2010 academic year.

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The Jewish Studies program invites applications from students for the Golberstein Jewish Studies Travel-Study Grant for the 2009-2010 academic year.

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As we welcome our new and returning students to campus for the 2009-10 academic year, we would like to take this opportunity to inform everyone about changes in our office over the summer.

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What if you are worried about the well-being of an Ithaca College student?

Do you know what to do about a student who shows signs of distress, is disruptive, or unusually sad or angry?

The Assisting Students at Risk initiative, introduced to campus last year, is designed to simplify the reporting of concerns, emphasize the need for early intervention with students, and strengthen campus-wide responsiveness to mental health and safety needs.

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The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity offers several classes each semester. Keep reading for a brief overview of three (out of many) classes being offered this semester. Enroll now while there are still available seats!

Visit our website for a full list of course offerings.

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Returning students, I hope you are looking forward to another exciting year at Ithaca College and that you had a productive yet restful summer.

New students, welcome to Ithaca College.  I hope that you will have an enjoyable and rewarding experience here.

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The Vocal Jazz Ensemble, led by Lauri Robinson-Keegan, features jazz for voices, both a cappella and accompanied by their own band.  They perform at least 4 times per year in Ford Hall, with additional performances in the region.

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New Graduate Student Orientation!

Contributed by Charleen Heidt on 08/24/2009 

We hope to see you on Tuesday, August 25.

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The Office of Residential Life would like to announce that fall waitlist applications and vacancy forms are available in the Office of Residential Life.  

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The seventh annual "Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen" film series will begin on Monday, August 31, with a showing of Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World.

In some countries, being thought to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) can result in imprisonment, deportation, or even the death penalty. This film documents the struggles of LGBT people for basic human rights in the face of severe oppression in such countries as Egypt, Kenya, and Honduras. The screening will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 101.

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As we welcome our new and returning students to campus for the 2009-2010 academic year, we would like to take this opportunity to inform everyone about changes which have occurred to our office that took place over the summer.

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Seniors -- Kick off your last year at IC at the first official senior event on Friday, August 28th.  The Luau-themed BBQ will be held from 3-6 pm in the Fitness Center Quad. 

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myHome 2.0 is here!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 08/23/2009 

At approximately 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 24, myHome 2.0 will be available to the campus community. This version of myHome includes two new features, Community and Mobile.

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The City of Ithaca will be closing some streets and rerouting traffic on the lower part of South Hill this week. Off-campus students and anyone else who parks their car on South Hill should read the important information below in order to avoid having their car ticketed and towed.

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The Ithaca College Student Handbook is now online, and can be accessed at:

http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/handbook

There is a lot of valuable information in the handbook, including the student conduct code, policies, and residential life information, with which you should become familiar.

The College is also required by law to provide information related to all federal and New York State laws that are critical for you to know. The "Public Safety" section of the student handbook serves as the College's annual security report as required by federal law. 

At the links below, you will find relevant information on educational records, personal safety and crime prevention strategies, the law enforcement authority of campus security, policies and procedures for reporting crimes that may occur on campus, sexual assault and hate crime laws, and crime statistics for the most recent three-year period. To maximize your personal safety and the security of your personal belongings, please take time to read the following sections carefully.

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2009-2010 Vocal Jazz Ensemble Audition Info

The Vocal Jazz Ensemble, led by Lauri Robinson-Keegan, features jazz for voices, both a cappella and accompanied by their own band.  They perform at least 4 times per year in Ford Hall, with additional performances in the region.

Auditions for this group will be held during the day on Wednesday, August 26 from 10AM—4PM, and on Thursday, August 27 from 10AM until all interested singers have been heard.

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Blackboard Grouping-Section Update

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 08/21/2009 

ITS recently implemented an option in Homer to "group" blackboard sections together. A special transition week was in effect allowing faculty to import content from a "child" section into the "parent" course. That transition week is now over!

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Dining Services proudly announces new enhancements for this fall

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