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Due to the Operational Data Store (ODS) upgrade scheduled for this weekend, HomerAdmin, HomerConnect and myIthaca will be unavailable for approximately 6 hours between Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon.

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Do you have a passion for Ithaca College? Then help shape the future of IC. The Student Trustee serves as the only student on the Ithaca College Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is the highest governing body at Ithaca College and is responsible for hiring the president, approving new polices, setting tuition, and maintaining the integrity of the college. As a full voting member the Student Trustee helps make these decisions while providing other trustees with a student perspective.

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Beginning this Friday February 19th, Information Technology Services will be upgrading the Operational Data Store (ODS), used for campus-wide reporting through ARGUS. This change is required as a pre-requisite for the Homer Student Information System upgrade tentatively scheduled for later this year.

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Did you know you can view the interiors of common room types across campus on iTunes U? This valuable resource is available to you 24/7, and the podcasts can be viewed on your computer, mobile phone, or iPod. Click here to view the Room Tours.

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One of the world’s most respected marimbists, Gordon Stout will give a free recital at Ithaca College’s Hockett Family Recital Hall on Sunday, February 21 at 8:15.  He will be joined by a large number of fellow faculty, Ithaca College alumni, and current School of Music students for this program.  Faculty members also appearing include jazz bassist Peter Chwazik, soprano Patrice Pastore, saxophonist Mike Titlebaum, and violinist Susan Waterbury.  Music of Norvo, Beiderbecke, Wilder, Thrower, and Stout himself will be performed.

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Denise Nuttall participated in a roundtable/seminar with leading ethnomusicologists from India, Australia, UK and Japan in Pune, India on February 5-7.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) invites the Ithaca College Community to nominate ALANA students for 2010-2011 academic year African Latino Society Alumni Memorial Scholarship.

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The federal government needs to fill 200,000+ mission critical jobs in the next two years.  Do you know how to find and apply to these opportunities?

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The 8th annual Women in Leadership Experience will occur on March 27, 2010. The theme this year is Women in the workforce: yesterday, today, tomorrow. We will be exploring the perceptions of progress for women, including a look at challenges that different generations have faced.

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If you're looking for a powerful experience that helps change America for the better, consider the U.S. PIRG (U.S. Public Interest Research Group). U.S. PIRG is a federation of state-based, nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations that work for the public interest on issues ranging from our nation's energy policy to the future of the Internet to the strength of our democracy.

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The Peace Corps was created to provide education and technical training to citizens of other countries and to foster cross-cultural exchange. Since 1961, over 190,000 Volunteers have served in 139 countries around the world.

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For the past 25 years the mission of Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) has been to develop academic programs for talented elementary, middle, and high school students.  They are seeking outstanding staff to work in their summer programs, offered at various locations in the US and abroad, as resident assistants, instructors, teaching assistants, and administrators.

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Mandatory Presentation (for some)
Strategies for Successful Interviewing & Preparing for Pre-med Interviews

John Bradac, Director of Career Services
Wednesday, February 24  
6:30 pm

Career Services Office, 1101 Gannett

This session is primarily for students preparing for professional school applications (medical, dental, optometry, veterinary, chiropractic, PA, etc.)

This is necessary ONLY if you are applying to schools this summer/fall or are a graduating senior.

Students planning to interview with the Premed Committee this spring MUST attend.


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There’s still time to apply for the Kaplan Scholarship for free GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT prep courses.

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IC Asian Culture Club Events!

Contributed by Davin Huang on 02/14/2010 

Happy Lunar New Year!!!

This is the year of tiger, the tiger is said t be lucky vivid, lively and engaging.  Another attribute of the tiger is his incredible bravery, evidenced in his willingness to engage in battle or his undying courage!

ACC is hosting 2 tabling events on Monday and Tuesday where anyone can buy a red envelope with a raffle ticket for $2 that will give you the chance to win an Asian goody bag AND able to get of a plate of food at our meeting on Wednesday for Lunar New Years.

Also, on Feb. 18th Terraces Dining Hall is having Chinese Buffet during dinner time to celebrate Lunar New Year!

General meetings:  Wednesday 7:00pm @ Williams 211

Happy New Year!



Masquerade Ball

Contributed by Catrina R. Decker on 02/14/2010 

The School of Business is hosting a Masquerade Ball!  It will be held on Friday, February 19th from 6 -9 PM in the School of Business.

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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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