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If so, join ICES for our first meeting of the semester!  We have lots of exciting plans for the upcoming term, and we'll be ready to unveil them on Wednesday, February 3rd at 8PM in Friends 201.

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If you are planning to be an RA for the Fall 2010 semester  . . . this is your time to apply. 

You've seen the posters, you've seen the Facebook ads, you've seen the videos on iTunes and YouTube. It's time to submit your application. Tune it to see what RA Andrew Whitson has to say about his role as a resident assistant on campus.

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Ithaca College Faculty/Staff and students interested in the Dana Internship Program are invited to submit project proposals to be considered for the summer 2010 and academic year 2010-2011.  Proposals may be submitted either electronically to or hard copy to Hillary Barrett (302 Peggy Ryan Williams Center) in the Office the Provost and VPAA by February 12, 2010. Electronic submissions are preferred. Applicants will be notified before April 30, 2010.

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No credit check or ID required. Just bring yourself.

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Study abroad information sessions

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/02/2010 

"Studying abroad may be that defining moment in your education that will change your life. Nothing will be quite the same after you have studied abroad. Your perspectives will be global, your attitudes will be international and you will have memories that you will carry forever." (from the Study Abroad Guide on

Are you interested in studying abroad?   Every Ithaca College student, regardless of major, is able to spend a semester or summer abroad with careful advance planning.   Come to one of our info sessions for more information!

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On January 10, 2010, Sophomore Physical Therapy student Tim Reynolds competed in the Walt Disney World Marathon held in Orlando, Florida.

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London Center information sessions

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/02/2010 

Are you interested in studying at the London Center? We have options available for summer, fall or spring study.  Course offerings range from business and communications to the fine arts, humanities, and social sciences.  Internship placements are available to students seeking a resume-building international work experience.  No matter what your personal and academic interests, the Ithaca College London Center offers an array of stimulating and rewarding opportunities.

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Donate Your Used Legos!

Contributed by Kaitlin Clark on 02/02/2010 

Do you have a box of used Legos sitting in your basement?  Put them to use!  Donate them to Ithaca College's Habitat for Humanity for their free educational event for the children of Tompkins County!

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Contributed by Matthew Rojas on 02/02/2010 

Wanna be a leader! Want to gain some valuable experience while leading a group of individuals that strive to be the best?

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Internationally renowned economist Sir Partha Dasgupta will discuss “The Economics of Sustainable Development” on Wednesday, February 3rd at 4:00PM in the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. Please note the room change to the Carl Sgrecci Room 111, to accommodate the larger expected audience. 

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It’s Groundhog’s Day, but you don’t have to be doomed to repeat the same mistakes in planning your meetings. Running, and even participating, in a good meeting is both an art and a science. You have to keep it moving, keep it on target, and yet make sure people don't feel hurried and unheard. Every meeting you attend can become more effective if you pay attention to three areas: CONTENT, DESIGN and PROCESS.

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Tried of eating the same frozen dinners? Sign up for a meal and have the freedom to eat at 3 dining halls and 8 retail locations. Having a meal plan helps you enjoy endless meal and snack possibilities on-campus here at Ithaca College including sushi, flat bread pizza, kosher, vegan and vegetarian dining and much more!

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Jake Brenner, PhD, Clark University and candidate for the ENVS Environmental Geographer position here at IC will be presenting on his research into ecological invasion and landscape change in the trans-boundary Sonoran Desert as a product of social, cultural and political interactions with nature.

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Relay is a 12-hour overnight fundraising event that promotes advocacy for cancer research, celebrates lives lost, and stimulates hope for a cure. Faculty and staff are invited to attend and support this event, to be held on February 27th, 2010 in Barton Hall at Cornell University. Ithaca College was able to raise over $100,000 for the American Cancer Society last year, and we aim to increase the number of donations for this year’s event.   Donations can be made online at You can also purchase luminaria bags in honor of loved ones for $5 each, which will be lit all night long.   If you have any questions, please e-mail Hope to see you there!


The tenth annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Sunday, February 7. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is a national effort to increase awareness, participation, and support for HIV education, prevention, care, and treatment among African-American people.

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Career Services is pleased to announce our Spring 2010 resume books.  If you are looking for a job or internship, being in our resume books is a great way to potentially get your resume in front of several thousand employers!

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Sandra Steingraber, will speak on “The Importance of Journalism and Independent Media in an Age of Ecological Crisis” on February 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. Her talk is sponsored by the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM).

Steingraber is the author of “Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment.” An expert on the environmental causes of cancer and reproductive problems, Steingraber is herself a survivor of bladder cancer, a disease linked to chemical pollutants. After “Living Downstream” was published, “Ms.” magazine named her a “woman of the year” and the Sierra Club called her “the new Rachel Carson.” A documentary film based on “Living Downstream” will be released this spring.

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Associate Professor of Italian Julia Cozzarelli authored a substantially revised Student Activities Manual to accompany "Da capo, seventh edition," an intermediate-level Italian text published by Heinle/Cengage.

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Associate Professor of Italian Julia Cozzarelli authored an all-new introductory Italian textbook published with Vista Higher Learning entitled,  "Sentieri: Attraverso l'Italia contemporanea."

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