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The Sustainability Café on Tuesday, March 9th will feature Hans Pfister, president and co-owner of Cayuga Sustainable Hospitality, speaking on integrating sustainability into the hospitality industry. The Café will be held in Friends Room 207 from 12:10 – 1:00PM. The unique name of this Sustainability Café is taken from the "Pigs, Twigs and Garbage Tour" at Lapa Rios Ecolodge in Costa Rica, where guests learn how they can incorporate elements of sustainability into their personal lives.

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Michael Malpass will present a talk on his recent book The Distant Provinces in the Inka Empire: Toward a Deeper Understanding of Inka Provincialism at the Cornell Store on Wednesday, March 10, at 4:30 pm.

Who was in charge of the widespread provinces of the great Inka Empire of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries: Inka from the imperial heartland or local leaders who took on the trappings of their conquerors, either by coercion or acceptance?  By focusing on provinces far from the capital of Cuzco, this multidisciplinary volume provides up-to-date information on the strategies of domination asserted by the Inka across the provinces far from their capital and the equally broad range of responses adopted by the peoples they conquered. 

Following the presentation Professor Malpass will lead a question and answer session.  Light refreshments will be available throughout the event, and copies of Distant Provinces in the Inka Empire will be available at a 20% discount for this special event. 

New York City in the Spring!

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 03/03/2010 

Please join us on our annual spring bus trip to New York City.

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Laura Flanders hosts one of the most successful Web-based television shows. Josh Silver heads the nation’s largest media reform group. Both are experts on the rapidly changing media environment. The duo will unite to give a free public talk — “Independent Media and Critical Journalism: How Do We Get There?” — on Thursday, March 11, at 8 p.m. in Ithaca College’s Emerson Suites.

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Swimming Lessons For All Ages

Contributed by Nate Brisley on 03/03/2010 


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Faculty and staff presentations on many aspects of multicultural curriculum and inclusive pedagogy will highlight the first day of the annual Faculty Institute, Tuesday, May 25, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm in the Clark Lounge. Submit a preliminary proposal as you register for the March 12 workshop!

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IC Fit Kids Informational Meeting

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 03/03/2010 

*IC Fit Kids-  Informational Meeting  *

IC parents are invited to the Wellness Clinic, CHS 302, on Thursday, March 4th from Noon-1pm to learn more about the IC Fit Kids program. IC Fit Kids is an after-school program that provides structured, supervised exercise and lifestyle education to help your children meet whatever goals they may have from general fitness to weight managment to sports performance.  Bring your lunch and learn about this fun, motivating, and affordable program your kids can't miss out on. You can even sign up at the meeting to reserve a  spot.

The Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies invites members of the campus community to attend the presentation of the third candidate for the position of Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE).  

Dr. Kim Vaz, Tuesday, March 9, 12:1`0 – 1:00 p.m., CHS 202Talk: “Public Rituals as Sites of Knowledge Production”

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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee, once again, would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long!

After a successful fall semester of featured events, we're happy to announce a few more from our list of FYE featured events that are coming up:

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Spring Break Housing

Contributed by Ronald M. Trunzo on 03/03/2010 

This is a friendly reminder to students living on campus that all Residence Halls (except Terrace 3, Circle Apartments, and Garden Apartments) will be closed for  Spring Break, starting at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, March 13, 2010.  For more information on closing, please review the instructions you received via e-mail on March 1st or online at

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The acahti players are seeking freshmen, sophomores, and juniors for the only longform improv comedy troupe on campus.  Auditions will be held this Sunday, March 7th, at 3 pm in the Dillingham center, studio 3.


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Room is still available for this lunch-and-learn; please be sure to RSVP if you will be attending.  We hope to see you there!

This session features three dynamic, knowledgeable and delightful speakers, all with personal ties to Ithaca College - Bob Riter of the Cancer Resource Center will be presenting with Willard and Dorothy Daetsch!  Through personal and experiential stories, Bob, Dorothy and Willard bring a lively breath of fresh air to the topic of cancer.

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No Pressure Blood Pressure Today!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 03/02/2010 

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure screening will be held today, March 3rd, 2010. See below to know when to expect students in your building. 

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Intramural signup deadlines!

Contributed by Scott Flickinger on 03/02/2010 

Get your teams in today!

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Wellness Wednesday is Today!

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 03/02/2010 

Join us today, March 3, in the Cayuga Lake Room of Campus Center
from 12:00-12:50.
Bring Your Lunch. Light refreshments will be served.

Athletics & Event's Center: What's the Scoop?
Featuring Ken Kutler, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreational Sports

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We'll be open until 12 midnight for studying.  We thought you'd enjoy some snacks from 10-11pm.  Pizza, fruit, and things like that. 

First Come!  First Served!

'All the best for Student Success!


Chase the Cold Away!

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It is with great pleasure that I share with you the news of a successful resuscitation of one of our dining staff workers on January 25, 2010, in Campus Center. 

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IC Toastmasters now on Facebook

Contributed by Annette Harris on 03/02/2010 

The Ithaca College Toastmasters club is now on Facebook.  Keep up with club news and get reminders for upcoming meetings and events. 

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 AMA Annual Poker Tournament

Contributed by Victoria Kayden on 03/02/2010 

American Marketing Association presents the:

Annual Poker Tournament on Sunday, March 7th2010

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