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Reasons #10 and #9 ...

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Please join SGA on Tuesday, April 14, at noon around the Free Speech Rock -- between Muller Faculty Center and the Campus Center -- to celebrate campus unity.

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If you're interested in spending time with your peers and members of the community, IC H.O.P.E. is for you!

IC H.O.P.E. is a student organization that focuses on promoting, educating, and raising awareness about individuals with disabilities. Through service, we will reach out to members of our community and surrounding areas.

So if you like to help people and you're interested in making a HUGE difference, especially in the lives of those with disabilities, COME TO FRIENDS 210 on MONDAY, APRIL 20 at 7PM!

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Remember IC After Dark's last event, A Hollywood Affair? Remember the awesome pictures that were taken of you and your friends?

You can check out the pictures that were taken of you and your friends in the Facebook group at


Take Back the Night
Friday, April 17

  • March on commons -- 6:45 p.m., Textor Ball
  • Rally -- 7:30 p.m., podium in downtown Commons

Take Back The Night is an international march and rally to end violence against women and children. Come march on the commons with us in this most empowering event!

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Unite for Sight is excited to welcome Dr. Seth Wanye, an ophthalmologist from Ghana, to campus on April 20 for a guest lecture at 8:00 p.m. in Textor 103.  

Anyone interested in health care, health policy, nonprofit organizations, journalism, or international volunteerism is urged to attend.

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Writing Center Research Event

Contributed by Joan Marcus on 04/10/2009 

Don't know how or where to begin on that research paper? Then please join us for a Writing Center research event on Tuesday, April 14, at 7:00 p.m.

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The wait is almost over! The free, no-weigh-in registration meeting for the Weight Watchers at Work program is Tuesday, April 14, at 12:15 p.m. in 203 Center for Health Sciences. Meet the leader and find out what Weight Watchers' new Momentum program can do for you!

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What's an academic mace?

The academic mace, first used in the 14th century, is descended from the club of Hercules. The scepter on the mace stands for lawful power and regal authority, and was carried by Zeus, the Greek god of moral law and order.

At an inauguration, the board of trustees formally vests the new president with three symbols of office and its authority -- with the mace being one of these symbols. Come to Thomas R. Rochon’s inauguration and see what IC’s own presidential mace looks like when it is carried in by the College marshal and later presented to President Rochon! (Note: IC's academic mace was handcrafted by IC's own artisans.)

There's still time to get your free tickets for Thomas R. Rochon's inaugural ceremony on Friday, April 17, at 3:00 p.m. in the Ben Light Gymnasium. Tickets can be picked up Monday-Friday, noon to 6:00 p.m., at the recreation center on the ground floor of Campus Center.

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Steven Mauk, professor of music (saxophone), was a featured artist at the Region 8 Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance, held at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Physics Seminar
"What Can Be Done with Slow and Stopped Light?"
Tuesday, April 14
12:10 p.m., Center for Natural Sciences 204

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Phoebe Constantinou, assistant professor of health promotion and physical education, presented a paper entitled, "A Multidisciplinary Approach to Cultural Awareness in Physical Education," at the national convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The event was held in Tampa, Florida, on April 2, 2009.

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Join the Offices of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs as we say "thank you" to the many members of the Office of Public Safety.

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Lester Holt -- anchor of NBC Nightly News weekend edition and co-host of Today weekend edition -- will serve as the Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecturer on Tuesday, April 14.

Holt will speak at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites. His talk is free and open to the public.

Each year, the Jessica Savitch Lecture Series brings a broadcast journalist to Ithaca College to honor alumna Jessica Savitch '68. Past speakers include: Natalie Morales, NBC; David Muir '95, ABC News; Steve Capus, NBC News; and Mara Liasson, NPR.

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Don't miss out on this week's exciting events

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From jazz to gospel music to classical -- it's music and more at a free pre-inaugural student concert!

Join President Rochon on Thursday, April 16, from 8:30 to 10:00 p.m. in the Fitness Center, with performances by Ithacappella, Amani Gospel Singers, 5 Cents Sharp Brass Quintet, Kalamos Saxophone Quartet, and the IC Jazz Combo.

Learn some interesting and little known facts about our new president and offer your advice if you were to be "President for a Day." Free pizza will be served -- get it while it lasts!

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The Campus Choral Ensemble is a vocal ensemble open to any student at Ithaca College. There are no auditions for this ensemble. The Ithaca College Campus Choral Ensemble is intended primarily for the non-music major who would like to sing in a large vocal ensemble. The course may be taken for 0, .5, or 1 credit. One concert is scheduled each semester. (Fall Concert Date: Saturday, December 5, 12noon).

Registration information:

Ithaca College Campus Choral Ensemble:
23374 - MUNM 10302 – 01
Thursdays, 6:10-8:00 p.m.
James J. Whalen Center 3104

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Answer a few questions about your commuting habits and be eligible to win an iTunes gift card!

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The eInstruction/Interwrite Personal Response System (PRS) clickers allow instructors to engage students with live, in-class polling and track their responses. This session is designed for instructors thinking about using the PRS system in their fall courses.

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Learn about Asian cultural fesitivites and learn how to belly dance with professional instructors!

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