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Coats for Humanity

Contributed by Thomas Rochon on 11/20/2014 

Bring back all your gently used coats from Thanksgiving Break and donate them to a good cause!

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CMST assistant professor Christopher House will offer "CLTC 10000: Introduction to Communication and Culture" as an online course during the Winter Session (Jan 05- Jan 16). This course fulfills liberal arts general education and ICC Diversity requirements. To enroll, search course number CLTC 10000 for Winter 2015 term on Homerconnect.

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Please join us to celebrate Dr. Katherine Beissner and her 28 + years of service to Ithaca College.  Please stop by Clark Lounge on Thursday, December 11th from 4-6pm to wish her well.  

 

 

 Associate Professor Catherine Taylor read new work in the Royal Holloway College Poetics Research Center's Reading Series.

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Ever dream of producing your own show? Why not propose a new show for ICTV's Spring 2015 semester!

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered two invited lectures at New York University at Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in the United Arab Emirates, November 2-4, 2014.

Her lecture, “Open Space Transmedia:  Towards a Theory and Politics of Participatory Collaboration” explored international iterative new media projects designed on principles of participation, collaboration, and open archives. This lecture analyzes new media projects showcased in the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.

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Looking for a social science perspective on Mind, Body, and Spirit?  There are seats available in a new section of CMST 14900, Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication.   It meets 11:00 - 11:50 MWF, and there are no prerequisites.  CRN - 43905.  

Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki has been selected to deliver the main address at Ithaca College’s 2015 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 17. A member of the U.S. national rowing team for the past five years, she earned the gold in the women’s eight event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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PLATANOS, COLLARD GREENS, Y CALLALOO

Contributed by Emily Ramos on 11/19/2014 

PODER is collaborating with the Caribbean Students Association and the Latin American Studies Department to bring Platanos, Collard Greens, Y Callaloo to Ithaca College on December 1st in Emerson Suites at 7PM! This event is free and open to the PUBLIC!

 

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The Ithaca College chapter of Heart4Heart will be holding a bracelet making event at tomorrow night's general body meeting - Thursday, November 19 at 7 p.m. in Friends 201. 

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 Applications are now being accepted for the Linden Award for Learning Portfolio Excellence. This award is open to seniors who best demonstrate through their learning portfolios what they have learned in their college experience and what connections they draw among different elements of their Ithaca College education, presented in a form that effectively communicates to an external audience.

This award recognizes electronic portfolios that tell the student’s story, creating a platform for future iterations as learning continues through life. Portfolios will exemplify integrative thinking, critical and analytical problem solving and reflective learning outcomes, as created by students who have sought guidance and mentoring from Ithaca College alumni. This award has been made possible by the generosity of Jay and Judith Linden. For the 2014-15 competition, three finalists will receive a cash prize, with $3,000 for the best portfolio and $1,500 for each of the two runners-up.

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On Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21, Ithaca College will be hosting the New York State Public High School Athletic Association girls swimming and diving championships.  Please be aware of the following lot closures which will result from reserved parking for that event.

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Join us Dec 1 to Dec 5 from 10am to 3pm, tabling in Campus Center Lobby!

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Join Sigma Alpha Iota for the annual Turkey-a-Teacher event! Have any spare change or dollars? Donate to jars representing each one of these lovely professors: Dr. Rifkin, Dr. Peterson, Dr. Reynolds. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY!!

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Be BOLD!

Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/19/2014 

 Register for the BOLD Conference!

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 Wednesday, November 19th at 7 pm in the Fishbowl in Campus Center.

For SLI credit register on OrgSync

Is it important to marry someone of your own religion? How do apps change the dating culture of the 21st century? Explore these topics and how they relate to the Jewish religion.

 

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WHO LOVES FREE COOKIES???

Contributed by Marlowe Padilla on 11/19/2014 

 The Class of 2016 does, of course! 

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The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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Ithaca College's 29th annual Network Nights in New York City and Boston are right around the corner, and we want to make sure you're prepared. All students considering attending Network Nights are highly encouraged to attend a preparatory workshop, "What Comes After the Handshake?: Tips for Connecting with Alumni at Network Nights" which is being offered on December 3 at 4:00 p.m. in Career Services (save your seat by registering in eRecruiting). Learn what to expect, how to prepare, professional etiquette tips, and how to connect with alumni before and after the event.

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Native American Student Association will host a social featuring the Allegany River Dancers on Thursday, November 20, at 7:00pm in Emerson Suites. DINNER IS PROVIDED!

The Allegany River Indian Dancers are a Native American dance group that showcases the traditional songs and dances of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Indians. The general performances incorporate many aspects of Native American culture.

The Seneca language and culture pertaining to the origin of the songs and dances are shared in the program narratives. All performers wear traditional Native American regalia. All the music is performed live and the show is as educational as it is entertaining.  

One highlight of the show is the Iroquois Smoke Dance, a very fast contest dance. Also featured is the Hoop Dance, a beautiful story telling dance in which the dancer uses hoops to make various designs and shapes to represent birds, animals and themes from nature.

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