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Feedback from faculty at the beginning of the semester reflected appreciation for the mental health information suggested for inclusion in syllabi.  We present it again, as you prepare your syllabi for the spring semester.


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No Pressure Blood Pressure TODAY!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 12/07/2009 


The next No Pressure Blood Pressure screening will be held today, December 9th, 2009. See below to know when to expect students in your building.


 8:00-9:00: Center for Health Sciences, Smiddy Hall, Peggy Ryan Williams Center, Ceracche Center

 9:00-10:00: Physical Plant, General Services, Public Safety

 10:00-11:00: Hill Center, Gannett Center, Whalen Center

 11:00-noon: Dillingham Center, Friends Hall

 Noon-1:00: Campus Center, Hammond Health Center, Fitness Center

 1:00-2:00: Textor Hall, Muller Faculty Center, Bookstore, Williams Hall

 2:00-3:00: Center for Natural Sciences, Park Hall, Administrative Annex

 3:00-4:00: Towers, Terraces, Alumni Hall


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Make sure to check out this week’s exciting events!

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Want to help pick the bands that BOC brings to campus?

Join the Exec board!

Applications are available in the SAC on the 3rd floor of Campus Center and due back there by Tuesday, Dec 8th at 5:00pm

Open positions (see application for description):

Assistant director

Tech Director



Just a reminder that you are cordially invited to attend a reception to celebrate the accomplishments of our December 2009 graduates on Sunday, December 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites of Phillips Hall (Campus Center). This reception will give you an opportunity to interact with graduates, their families, and other College representatives. President Tom Rochon will be there to address our graduates and guests, there will be remarks by Kylie Burnside, Senior Class President, Linda Gasser, Assistant Professor of Management, Keynote Speaker, and Gretchen Van Valen, Director of Alumni Relations, will welcome the graduates as new alums. Hors d’oeuvres will be available.  I hope to see you there.

John A. Krout, director of the Gerontology Institute (DIIS), is an invited speaker at the 2009 Positive Aging Conference being held at Eckerd College. Eckerd College has partnered with AARP to host the conference that will bring together prominent thought leaders on national and international issues vital to the senior population.



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Please join us for a farewell reception that will take place on Wednesday, December 9th from 4-6pm at Muller Chapel

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Can you help a bunch of ghosts liberate a Google map? Welcome to Open Space, the Alternate Reality Game hosted by the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF).

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Tuesday, December 8, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mass will be celebrated at 12:10 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in Muller Chapel.  

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Take a break from all the school work and come hear beautiful music by the Amani Gospel Singers

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One of the easiest ways to help out this winter!

We'll be collecting personal hygiene products on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week (12/8-12/10) in the North Foyer of Campus Center (outside of Emerson Suites). If you have or can purchase any unopened personal care items - deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, razors, dish soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc. - just bring them to our table and donate them! We'll deliver these items to Catholic Charities of Tompkins-Tioga, an organization downtown that has a Samaritan Center and personal care item closet. 

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Check out The Shop, Ithaca's coolest new performance venue right off of The Commons, to catch some sick acoustic music right before finals! Take a study break by chilling out for an hour or two - and giving back in the process! Water for Sudan's benefit concert is Thursday, December 10 at 8pm at The Shop, located at 312 East Seneca St. 

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ITS Website Gets a Facelift!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 12/07/2009 

Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the launch of our new website, The new site not only has a new look and feel but has been completely re-designed with our users in mind.

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One of Ithaca College's newest sport clubs, IC Squash is currently looking for members of the community who play squash or are interested in learning how to play.

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All operational budget proposals for the second semester must be submitted to the Student Government Association today


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SGA Finance Assistant Wanted

Contributed by Brian Keefe on 12/06/2009 

The SGA is currently searching for a determined individual to serve in the Finance Assistant position.

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Come do your shopping at the Ithaca College Bookstore on December 8th - December 9th and enjoy a 20% Discount!  Sale will take place during regular business hours.

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SAB MUSIC PRESENTS: Cymbals Eat Guitars and The Red Lions

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Seats are still available in PALS 05700 Boating Skills and Safety (1 credit) which is being offered this spring!

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Seniors Stacy Gilbert, Ata Movassaghi, and Elizabeth Wolbach were three of 50 students chosen nationwide for American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Most Promising Minority Students Program.

AAF's Most Promising Minority Students Program is the premier advertising industry award program to recognize and recruit outstanding minority college graduates in the areas of advertising, marketing, media, and communications.

Gilbert, Movassaghi and Wolbach are invited to a three-day event in New York City in February to network, interview and be honored by some of the top advertising agencies, media companies and advertisers in the world. The program not only honors the students, but enhances their knowledge and understanding of the advertising industry by offering networking, interviewing and industry immersion opportunities with industry professionals.

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