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Workshop Today (September 18)

Contributed by Kate Brown on 09/18/2008 

"Read Between the Lines" workshop will be held today in School of Business, room 202, at 12:15 p.m.
Learn several tips and strategies for managing your reading load and for improving your reading rate and comprehension.

Join us for a weekend of dance on September 26-27 featuring a special performance by Carolina and Felipe Telona, world mambo champions.

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A HomerAdmin training session has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 30, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in Friends 101 (the Technology Learning Center).

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The Sustainability Café will focus on "Toxics Targeting, Inc.: Using Venture Capital, Freedom of Information, and Citizen Advocacy Efforts to Safeguard the Environment and Human Health." This Café event, offered in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar, will be held on Monday, September 22, at 4:00 p.m. in the Center for Natural Sciences, room 115.

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Jonathan Ablard's book, Madness in Buenos Aires: Patients, Psychiatrists, and the Argentine State, 1880-1983, has just been copublished by the University of Calgary Press and the Ohio University Press Research in International Studies Latin America Series.

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Would interning in Washington, D.C., be the right step for your future career? Then consider applying for the Washington, D.C., Unpaid Summer Internship Scholarship!

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The New Student Record copies have arrived! Come pick up your copy at the front desk in the Student Activities Center (third floor, Campus Center).

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SGA News Update

The SGA executive board would like to announce that the deadline to apply for internship and Unity Council positions has been extended by a week.

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The Institute of International Education (IIE) sponsors a variety of scholarships for students planning a summer, semester, or year abroad. Deadlines are rapidly approaching for the spring 2009 award cycle. These scholarships are awarded in increments up to $5,000 (and sometimes more) per semester.

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What techniques do advertisers use to market alcohol products to college students and young adults?

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Free Prizes for New IC Students!

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 09/17/2008 

That's right, free prizes! New students to IC's campus are invited to stop in and draw for one of several free prizes, including a pair of season passes to the IC Theatre season and merchandise from the IC Bookstore!

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Posted on behalf of the Bureau of Concerts.

Ithaca College Bureau of Concerts Presents:
Yung Joc and Cartel featuring MC Lars
Sunday, September 21
Hill Center Gymnasium

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Win Free LeAnn Rimes Tickets!

Contributed by Lindsey Stafford on 09/16/2008 

Want a chance to win free LeAnn Rimes tickets for her September 27 show at Turning Stone?

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Enjoy spending time with elderly people? Looking for ways to get involved with the Ithaca community? Want to meet some great people? Join AGES!

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Patrick Govang, CEO of e2e Materials and former director of the Cornell Center for Materials Research, will deliver a chemistry seminar, entitled "Green from the Ground Up: Perspectives on Eco-innovation," on September 23 at 4:30 p.m. in CNS 333.

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Steven A. Seidman, associate professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication, is the author of the new book, Posters, Propaganda, and Persuasion in Election Campaigns around the World and through History.

Published this month, the book traces the impact of election posters -- as well as broadsides, banners, and billboards -- have had around the world over the last two centuries. It focuses on the use of this campaign material in the United States, as well as in France, Great Britain, Germany, South Africa, Japan, Mexico, and many other countries.

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Let Your voICes Be Heard!

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 09/16/2008 

Do you find yourself singing in your office when nobody is looking? Are you forlorn because you know you can sing better than half the contestants on American Idol? Singing along with the radio just not cutting it anymore?

Now's your chance to be appreciated! Please consider joining the faculty/staff/administrator choir, IC voICes!

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The Handwerker Gallery is proud to introduce its new website:

Handwerker Gallery Website

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As announced in a September 2 Intercom story, the South Hill AA meeting meets in the Phillips Room of the Chapel on Thursdays at 12:10 p.m. This is a small discussion group that is open to people who are concerned about their drinking and have a desire to quit or to maintain their sobriety.

If students are attending an AA meeting as part of a class assignment, please choose an open meeting from the many that occur downtown:

Alcoholics Anonymous: Tompkins County

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First Senior Class Happy Hour!

Contributed by Kay Cotton on 09/16/2008 

Come join your fellow seniors and lots of alumni at the first Senior Class happy hour on September 19, 5:00-6:30 p.m. in IC Square! ALL seniors are welcome but must be 21 years old with ID to drink.

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