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FYRE Faculty Associate Information Sessions:

  • Tuesday, February 25th 12:00 – 1:00p (Friends 205, Friends Hall)
  • Thursday, February 27th 12:00 – 1:00p (Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center)

Please feel free to bring your lunch to the information session!

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Due to illness, the recruiter is not able to join us for today's scheduled session.  This session will be re-scheduled so please visit, read Intercom, follow our social media profiles or contact the office for the new date.  Thank you.

The Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History offers internships in many fields including:

  • archival science, curatorial research and collections
  • design and graphics, public relations
  • jazz and other music history and programming
  • public relations and communications
  • museum management
  • education and public programs production
  • textile and paper conservation

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Student loans to pay off, new tires for your car, monthly bills and credit cards - are you prepared to manage your financial resources effectively now, and to plan for a future with financial security?

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Get the inside scoop on what it is like to work for the Peace Corps, City Year, Southern Tier AIDS Program, Camphill Communities and the Downtown Ithaca Alliance.  These nonprofit organizations will participate in the Making a Living While Making a Difference panel Wednesday night.

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This year's panelists include representatives of the following organizations:

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President Tom Rochon seeks nominations of self or others to serve on the President’s Advisory Council for Diversity (PAC-D).  This council, composed of faculty and staff, will have several vacancies as a result of terms ending May 31, 2014.

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Student Response Systems in Action

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/25/2014 

Over 1000 students at IC are using student response systems on campus and a dozen faculty are making use of both the Turning Technologies system and other web-based systems.  There are many ways of using the systems including engaging students in large lectures, assessment, and attendance.  Several events are scheduled this spring to share the possibilities of this technology. 

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Book launch for Writing Professor Cory Brown's fourth book of poetry, "What May be Lost"


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The Office of International Programs (OIP) would like to invite all administrators, faculty and staff members to attend one of several workshops designed to assist in the development of short-term study abroad programs.  Short-term study abroad programming is an important component of the international study options available to Ithaca College students. 

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A Semester in Washington awaits you. Explore the opportunities available to you through IC in DC with the Cornell in Washington Program. Live, Learn, and Intern in the National’s Capital.

For more information, please attend a presentation on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in BUS 301.

Please note: this meeting date has changed from previous postings.

Please contact Tanya Saunders in CHS 214 if you cannot attend the above meeting and would like more information about the Washington, DC program.

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  • Want to find full-time, summer or internship opportunities?
  • Excited to expand your professional network?
  • Interested in learning about possible career paths?

Then take control of your future at the spring Job & Volunteer Fair, on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 5:00 - 7:30 pm in the Emerson Suites!

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During early February, Meyer conducted the Colorado All-State Orchestra, performing Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade and a world premiere commissioned and written for the All-State event by the young emerging composer David Hertzberg, who is presently a student at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia. It was the first time in the organization’s 50-year history that a new work was commissioned specifically for an All-State event.  The idea was spearheaded by Meyer, who remains a tireless and enthusiastic advocate for new music.

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Most of the campus community were unaware when President Rochon issued a statement condemning the American Studies Association's (ASA) decision to join in an international academic boycott of Israel; the president's statement was published in Intercom during winter break, when students and faculty attention was elsewhere.

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Run AMOK with IC Pay it Forward

Contributed by Francesca Esce on 02/24/2014 

 Participate in a national day of kindness with IC Pay it Forward on March 1st. Strive to be kind during this Annual Melee of Kindness (AMOK): an event created by the Random Acts charity. 

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Making connections is critical for anyone who wants to find professional opportunities; however, it can seem like a daunting process. This workshop will examine the different ways that people network and discuss strategies for doing it successfully.

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Please join Ithaca College's Latin American Studies Program for two events with our guest Dr. Andreas Hernandez of Marymount Manhattan College.  Both events on Thursday, February 27th are open to the public.

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The Office of Facilities Purchasing Department reminds staff and faculty that we offer limited office furnishings for on-campus reuse only.  An inventory with pictures is available for viewing at the Purchasing website:

Directions for access to the inventory is listed under "Surplus Furniture Inventory" on the Purchasing website.  NOTE:  The furniture inventory may only be viewed in Internet Explorer browser.

If you have any questions, please call Andrea Clark at 274-1601.



The Ithaca College Exploratory Program has recently joined the world of social media by creating a Facebook page and a Twitter account!

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Faculty Show and Share: Socrative

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/24/2014 

Thursday, February 27, 2014
2:30 - 3:30 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Presented by Arturo Sinclair, Assistant Professor, Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies

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Biology Seminar: February 27

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/24/2014 

Joseph Thompson
Franklin & Marshall College

The consequences of shape: Non-uniform muscle dynamics in hollow, cylindrical muscular organs

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

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