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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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End Slavery in Haiti

Contributed by Kathleen Nguyen on 02/11/2010 

12 million people are enslaved in the world today.
Over 10 thousand are trafficked each year in the U.S. alone.

>> REAL slaves subjected to violent work conditions against their will with no pay <<


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Ash Wednesday

Contributed by Carsten Martensen on 02/11/2010 

The Season of Lent begins February 17, 2010.  Catholic Mass, with the distribution of ashes, will be celebrated on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 9 am, 12:10 and 5:30 pm in Muller Chapel.  Lent is the time to review our past, recognize our faults and failures, admit our guilt, and reform our lives—a time of prayer, self-denial, penitence and almsgiving.  Let us begin this holy season together on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17.

Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea

For the fifth year, Ithaca College Professor Changhee Chun will teach Cross-Cultural Documentary Research & Production and East-West Cinema: Different Production Approaches at Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea. Also, Professor Elena C. Pizarro will join us to teach Writing for Motion Media class.

The courses will be taught in collaboration with the Hanyang International Summer School (HISS). Ithaca College students will take theses courses with Hanyang University students and other students from around the world in order to maximize cultural exchange.

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Our rescheduled Dan Deacon show is almost here!

JUST ADDED! Magic Mike, a magician, will be performing as well!
How cool is that?

Nuclear Power Pants
Magic Mike!
This Sunday, Feb 14th (bring your date!)
7:00 doors
8:00 show

Tickets are still on sale at

Unfortunately, this show will now be 18+ instead of all ages.

questions? email

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 soon:

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[Moderator's note: This event has been canceled due to the snow storm. Please see this Intercom notice for more details.]

When you interview for a job or an internship, will you make a good impression?  Learn how to be successful during an interview at Mock Interview Day on Friday, February 26.

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Climbing Wall Passes

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 02/11/2010 

Have you bought your Semester Pass to the IC Climbing Wall yet?

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The Ithaca College Climbing Wall is offering a Belay Certification Class, for any student, staff or faculty looking to learn, refresh or hone their skills.

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Dude, where's my skiis?

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 02/11/2010 


Need Gear? XC-Skis, Snowshoes, Winter Camping Equipment? OREC is Open...


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