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This Summer You Can Make a Difference!

Contributed by Marie Abb on 02/14/2010 

Participation in the Ithaca in Washington, DC Program is an excellent way for you to make a difference. Past IC in DC interns have had unparalleled opportunities to work on national issues with some of the nation’s best and brightest in non-profits, advocacy groups, political organizations and the federal government. We challenge you to use this summer to work on an interest, important to you, in an experiential-learning environment immersed in the history, politics, and culture of our nation's capital. Moreover, through your internship for academic credit, you will acquire a depth of knowledge about a profession, experience practical applications of your major, and develop awesome professional networks for your future

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to welcome National Book Award finalist in fiction Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet C. K. Williams, and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist in criticism Eliot Weinberger as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. They will be reading at 7:30pm on March 2nd, March 31st, and April 13th, respectively. The readings are free and open to the public.

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Student Summer Research Talks

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The Ithaca College Natural Lands Committee is hosting a graphic elements contest for a brand new design. Entries are due February 24th - so don't wait!

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The Ithaca College Natural Lands Committee is hosting a graphic elements contest for a brand new design. Entries are due February 24th - so don't wait!


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 The Ithaca College Natural Lands Committee is looking for anybody interested in becoming a volunteer steward this semester for South Hill!

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ITS is offering two special training sessions on "Web Conferencing with Adobe Connect Pro" on February 25 and March 1 in the Technology Learning Center  (TLC), room 101 Friends Hall. Please join us if you are interested in learning more about this technology. You can register instantly by clicking the link below.

Web Conferencing with Adobe Connect Pro

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A section of U lot will be reserved for trustees and special guests attending the Board of Trustees meetings on Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February 18, 2010.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.


Are you completing an internship this spring or summer?  Two scholarships will be awarded in mid-March to students with internships and both have deadlines in February.

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Are you still interested in living in an RLC?  Applications are due Monday, February 22, 2010 at 5:00pm.

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As of Monday, February 15th, Ithaca College commuters living in the communities served by TCAT's two out-of-county routes may now use their valid staff ID card to authorize their free rides to and from work. This expansion of the College's support for employee commuting on TCAT to residents outside Tompkins County is being offered on a trial basis.

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Go to London this summer!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/12/2010 

Have you always wanted to go to London, but didn't think you could spare a full semester? Consider applying to the London Center summer program! You can choose from two six-week, six-credit options: an internship or two courses.

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Spend your summer in Italy!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/12/2010 

Spend three weeks this summer in Siena, a beautiful medieval hill town in the heart of Tuscany.  Italy: Language & Culture is a three-week, three-credit course which combines conversational Italian practice wtih a cultural tour of Siena and other historically important Italian cities.  The program runs from May 25-June 16, 2010.

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Want to study abroad this summer?

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/12/2010 

Are you looking to do something exciting & rewarding this summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study abroad programs! During summer 2010, we will be running a wide variety of programs across the globe. 

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Would you like information on living a healthy lifestyle and get it in an easy-to-find way?  Come learn more about health and wellness tools available to Ithaca College employees through Aetna! 

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The Catholic Community is sponsoring four opportunities this semester to learn and grow in the knowledge and love of God.  Join us to study scripture, to learn about what we believe, and to meet Christ in prayer.

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Michael Smith, assistant professor in the Department of History, has had his article, "What History Is Good For: Service Learning and Studying the Past," published in the winter 2009 issue of the journal, Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences.

Article Abstract

"Many disciplines in the social sciences and humanities can offer profound insights into what it means to be human. History, however, encompasses the totality of human experience: economics, politics, philosophy, art, ethics, sociology, science - all of it becomes part of history eventually.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 02/12/2010 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Scott Hamula and Elia Kacapyr. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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This is the last week to apply for the leadership positions of Orientation Leader (OL) and Student Leadership Consultant (SLC)!  Don't miss this outstanding leadership opportunity!  The deadline to apply is Thursday, February 18.  Descriptions of both positions can be found below.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series will host a double feature on Wednesday February 17, in Textor 103. Two films will be screened: Krudas at 7 pm, and Novela, Novela at 7:30 pm.

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