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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Talking about Colorectal Cancer can be a touchy subject. Colorectal cancer is 90% preventable and 90% treatable if detected early, yet it remains to be the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. Don’t let embarrassment be a barrier to getting screened.

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Have You RSVP'd Yet?

Contributed by Caroline Stull on 03/12/2010 

Don't miss your chance to attend the March 22nd lunch-and-learn session, "Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk of Cancer," presented by Bob Riter and Willard and Dorothy Daetsch!

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Students who are interested in practicing their Arabic and learning about Arab and Muslim culture are invited to join the IC Arabic Club, which meets Fridays at 4:00 p.m. in IC square.

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Due to required underground utility work that it is a part of the A&E Center project it will be necessary to close the Coddington Road Entrance to Ithaca College on Monday March 15 and Tuesday March 16.

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your support while this important work is being done.

Thank you


Online grading for midterm grades is now available for faculty on HomerConnect.  The deadline for submission of midterm grades as well as final grades for Block I courses is Wednesday, March 24 at 10:00 p.m.

In addition, the fall 2010 semester class schedule will be available on HomerConnect on Monday, March 22 for student advising.  Students will be making advising appointments to discuss their course selections for spring.  Online (advance) registration using HomerConnect begins Monday, April 12.

The process of assigning classrooms and making changes to room assignments will continue during the week of March 22, with all final changes made on Friday, March 26.

Thank you.


Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 03/12/2010 


Quoted in the media: faculty members Donald Beachler and Rachel Wagner. 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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SLI sessions for Spring 2010, Block 4 are now posted -- please register early for the sessions that you plan to attend!

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The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)* will be hosted by Ithaca College from March 31 - April 2, 2011.

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The Ithaca College Caregiver Support Group will meet Friday, March 19, Noon-1:00 p.m. in the Gerontology Institute Resource Room (413 CHS).

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If you were randomly selected for the online Core Alcohol & Other Drug Survey,* and you participate by midnight this Sunday (March 14th), your email address will be automatically entered into a drawing for the following:

1st Prize: One Year Gift Subscription to NETFLIX (A $160 value)

2nd Prize: 6 month Gift Subscription to NETFLIX (An $84 value)

* Check your inbox for an email from the Core Institute, which contains the link to the survey. IF YOU RECEIVED THE EMAIL BUT HAVE LOST IT, PLEASE EMAIL DR. LAURA ROWALD AT THE CORE INSTITUTE FOR A NEW LOGIN ID. Dr. Rowald's email address is

Results of the Core Survey will guide the IC Center for Health Promotion's prevention and education efforts. 

For more information about the Center for Health Promotion, visit

Friends 110 will be open with limited hours and staffing during spring break. Please see the spring break schedule for more details. Williams 210 and CHS 105 will be closed beginning Friday, March 12 at 5pm.

The Student Computer Repair Center will also be closed during the break. Please see the SCRC website for more details.

All labs and the SCRC will resume regular hours on Monday, March 22, 2010.

Don't miss the 20th annual Ed Tech Day!

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During Spring Break (March 16th - 19th) Macs will be open from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

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Kati Lustyik, Assistant Professor in the Television-Radio Department, published her article "Transnational children’s television: The case of Nickelodeon in the South Pacific," in the March 2010 volume of the International Communication Gazette.


  Bookstore Spring Break Hours

Contributed by Rick Watson on 03/11/2010 

During Spring Break (March 16th - 19th) the Bookstore will be open from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

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Because of the water shutdown, the Fitness Center will now be CLOSED on Friday, March 19th.

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The area of the first floor of the Muller Facuilty Center vacated by Information Technology Services is being renovated to become the new home of the Office of Career Services.  Major work will begin on Monday, March 15.

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It will be necessary to close several parking lots over Spring Break so that construction work may continue on the A&E Center.    These lots will be closed beginning on Monday, March 15 at 7:00 AM and will reopen no later than Friday, March 19 at 3:30 PM.

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Think you can dance? (Or wish you could dance?)

Please join us and fellow IC students for our first fundraiser of the semester-Ballroom Dancing-on **Friday March 26th in the upper atrium of the School of Business from 6:00PM-8:30PM.

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 Mark your calendars for April 24th and attend the semi-formal Dance For Hunger charity dance. This event is the excuse you've been looking for to look your best for a great cause.   

The goal of this dance is to help out Loaves & Fishes, a local food bank whose mission is to provide "a place for free meals, hospitality, companionship, and advocacy for those in need." 

If you're going home for spring break, don't forget to bring back you best outfit to show off at Dance For Hunger!   

 Emerson Suites, April 24th, 2010, $5 donation accepted.

Dance For Hunger is organized by Group 2 of Ann Byrne's Small Group Communication class. 

 For more information, e-mail



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