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Teacher Recruitment Days (TRD) will be held this year on March 31 and April 1 at SUNY Cortland. During this event districts from across the country send recruiters to conduct interviews for known and anticipated vacancies. Graduate education programs will also be in attendance for those of you still seeking a master’s in education.

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In a futuristic Earth that has been attacked by aliens, one young boy is recruited as a military leader. Separated from his family and trained to fight in battle, Ender must save the Earth and the human race, overcoming many challenges along the way.

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Considering Grad, Law or Med School and curious how you would score on the MCAT, LSAT or GRE but not ready to take the real thing? With Ithaca College and Kaplan Test Prep - you can test your skills with a FREE Practice Test

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It's meditation time!

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 01/28/2014 

Need a break from homework and studying? Want to learn how to meditate?

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 Want to be on the center of the ice watching the New York Rangers Vs. the Boston Bruins!?

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Faculty Council seeks 5 faculty members to serve on the newly resurrected Faculty Benefits Committee. Though we are especially interested in recruiting faculty members with knowledge and/or experience in business, organizational management or health care policy, we welcome nominations from all interested and motivated faculty members. Please contact with your name and a short statement of interest. Deadline is Tuesday, February 3.

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Fitness Center - Expanded Hours

Contributed by Sean Reilley on 01/28/2014 

Hello Early Risers!

Due to popular demand the Fitness Center will be opening at 6:30am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the rest of this semester.  For a complete listing of our hours please visit the Fitness Center website.  See you bright and early!

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Beat the Winter Blues!!

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 01/28/2014 

Submitted on behalf of Julia Herman '14, CHP Intern.

Just over a week until the big event! Come in to the Center for Health Promotion on February 5th from noon to five pm and relax under the Sunbox with Piper, our SUPER SOFT & SUPER FRIENDLY bunny!!

Don't miss out!!

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Food for Thought's first meeting this semester will be this Wednesday night in Friends 210 at 7 PM. We will vote on the topics that the group brainstormed in December. These topics will guide our discussions, events and volunteerism for the remainder of the year.

The eboard will also present a quick Food for Thought overview for new members. If you'd like to, feel free to share your experience with the new members to bring more voices into the conversation.

Food for Thought will be tabling tomorrow from 10 AM - 3 PM at the Student Organization Fair in Emerson Suites. Stop by the table to discuss your Food for Thought experience and to play a basketball-like/bean-bag toss game!

Food for Thought is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving children around the world who are denied access to basic living necessities, a quality education, and proper nutrition.

Through global awareness campaigns, educational programs, and fundraising activities, Food for Thought works to empower persons of all ages to become active in their local and global communities.

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Mac OS X Mavericks Update

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 01/28/2014 

In October 2013 Apple released their latest operating system, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, as a free upgrade through the App Store for Mac OS 10.7 and 10.8 systems.

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Come learn more about the many options for international study available to Ithaca College students.  This semester we will be holding information sessions as well as student panels to help you find the program that's right for you.

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The 5th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us as we explore and celebrate the notion of community and culture. It is necessary to RSVP for this important event as seating is limited.

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Nancy Ramage, Dana Professor of the Humanities and Arts Emerita, and retired professor of Art History, has just published the sixth edition of the book she wrote with her husband, Andrew Ramage: Roman Art: Romulus to Constantine.

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FREE PRIZES?! Yes, this IS for real!

Contributed by Sara Elwell on 01/28/2014 

IC After Dark is having their annual Super Bowl Party event this Sunday from 6:00pm-11:00pm in Emerson Suites. Besides the game, there will be tons of FREE food and activities, as well as FREE cool prizes!

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 Ithaca College’s “A” Mock Trial team recorded 4 wins and 4 loses and finished 4th out of a field of 16 teams this past weekend at the University at Buffalo. 

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U-lot will be closed and reserved for the visit of U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand on Monday, Feb. 3rd.

If you have any questions please contact Parking Services at 607-274-3756 or via an email to

Jennifer Case, who holds a PhD in English from Binghamton University, will be presenting a lecture and teaching demonstration on Thursday 30 January from 12:10 to 1:00 pm in CNS 112. Her teaching and research interests lie with environmental literature and place-based studies.

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Do Radio!

Contributed by Christopher Wheatley on 01/28/2014 

IC Radio Rush Night is this Thursday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m. in Park Auditorium! 

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ZoetIC is an anthology of creative and academic writing published each year by IC's local chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society.  All current IC students are invited to submit original work in our five categories: poetry, prose, drama, personal essay, and critical essay.

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