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Join CMA EDU, a new student organization aimed at giving you music industry experience and networking opportunities through the help of the Country Music Association.

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Hearing Loss on Older People

Contributed by Teri Reinemann on 10/26/2014 

 Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents "Hearing Loss in Older Adults" on Thursday, November 6, from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is free for IC students, faculty, and staff, but registration is required. Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.

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One of the best-known children's museums in the world, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis creates extraordinary learning experiences across the arts, sciences, and humanities that have the power to transform the lives of children and families.  Learn about opportunities at the museum that are related to art, education, IT, marketing, HR & more!

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Do you like fashion and/or marketing? Come out to IABC's informational Skype session with Macy's Senior Vice President of Marketing, Nancy Slavin, on Tuesday, Oct. 28th at 7pm in Park 285!

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Ithaca College Alumni, Kelsey Greene ('12), presented on behalf of Project Look Sharp at the NAAEE conference in Ottawa, Ontario, on Thursday, October 9 from 2:15pm to 3:45 in the Ottawa Convention Centre. In her interactive workshop she used Project Look Sharp’s sustainability curriculum kits to model how educators in formal and informal learning sectors can teach about relevant sustainability issues through deconstruction and production of diverse media texts.

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SGA Senator Josh Kelly has formed an SGA committee to focus on environmental affairs and policy on campus. If you are interested in studying and influencing environmental and ecological policy at IC, please email Senator Kelly at jkelly6@ithaca.edu to inform him that you are interested in joining the committee. The committee is open to ALL IC students.

Subjects to be discussed include, but are not limited to, the current printing policy, the distribution of single-use plastic bags, the use of LED lights, and the distribution of single-use plastic water bottles.

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IC Progressives - Weekly Meeting

Contributed by Joshua Kelly on 10/26/2014 

The IC Progressives will be holding their weekly meeting in Friends 301 on Monday, October 27th, 2014, at 5pm. All interested in discussing and understanding the name change to include all progressives, including Greens, socialists, communists, feminists, environmentalists, anarchists, and independents are welcome to join us. We encourage all students with progressive ideas and interests to join us.

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below. 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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Is giving a speech not your bread and butter? Come join the Ithaca College chapter of Toastmasters.  At Toastmasters, we will help you learn the skills that can help you give a speech like a piece of cake (or Toast). 

We have a new meeting time, every other Wednesday and the first Monday of every month.  Our first Monday meeting is November 3 at 6 PM in the DeMott Conference Room. We invite faculty, staff, and students to join us!

To find out more, join us as a guest. Our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 5 at 2PM in the Cayuga Lake Room.

For more information about the IC chapter of Toastmasters, visit Ithaca College Toastmasters.

 

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At 8 p.m. on October 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th...SAB is showing the movie "Earth to Echo" ! We welcome you back from fall break with this fun and adorable film.

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Funny man, magician and wacky balloon artist John Cassidy joins us in Emerson Suites on October 25th! Keep a smile on your parents faces and bring your friends too...only if you enjoy quality humor and entertainment.

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 SAB, ALS and PODER are joining forces to host a deadly celebration Tuesday, October 28th from 7 pm to 9 pm.  Be there for the spooky fun, food, music,sugar skull decorating contest, face painting...wait, did I mention free food? By the end of the night one lucky person walks away with an awesome gift basket...Join us because you know you want to! Bring your friends too.

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ITS is advising users of College computers not to upgrade to Java 8 if prompted. Java 8 is not compatible with Parnassus core apps, HomerAdmin, and other applications commonly used on campus.

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Do you desire to chart your own course in life, to be “autonomous,” to be"self-actualizing"?  Many people claim they do, but our actions suggest that humans more strongly desire “to fit in” with those around them. This lecture will consider these clashing human desires from the standpoint of evolutionary theory, and explore whether future technology can transform this clash, perhaps by transforming the very structure of human interaction.

 

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(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College) 

What are you doing on Tuesday, November 4th? For the first time, there will be the Health Fair and Weight Watchers Open House on the same day! Let's celebrate the Roaring Twenties together at the Health Fair (wait until you find out what the program looked like in the ‘20s)! And then continue the fun by joining us at one of our meetings to see what we have in store for you and your health today!

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New hire sessions for new employees will continue to be held every other Monday morning through December 1, 2014.  There will be no new hire session the week of December 15, 2014.   

To accommodate departmental needs, the Office of Human Resources has added an off-schedule new hire session on Monday, January 5, 2015, our first Monday back following the winter holiday break.  We will resume the practice of conducting new hire sessions, in conjunction with the beginning of the bi-weekly pay periods, beginning January 12, 2015.  

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.  If you have any questions, please contact me at 274-8000 or via e-mail at kfranzese@ithaca.edu.

October 30, 2014 – Whalen Symposium Information Session – 12:05 – 1:10 pm –Textor 102

Pizza and soda provided for lunch

For interested faculty and students who have questions or need more information regarding participation in the Whalen Academic Symposium on April 9, 2015.  The session will introduce students and faculty to the Symposium, the application process, the abstract guidelines, and presentation options.  Please follow the link to sign up:

Register Here

The online process for faculty sponsors to submit student presenter names will be open starting Monday, December 1, 2014 and will close on March 2, 2015. 

For more information, go to the Whalen Symposium website at  http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/whalensymposium/  or the Events Calendar.

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The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is one of the best-known children's museums in the world.  You can find career opportunities at the museum that are related to education, art, HR, IT, marketing & more.

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In addition to learning about visible and non-visible job markets, the role of networking in the search process, and concrete resources for finding opportunities, in this workshop you'll learn tips and tricks for standing out amongst other job candidates in today's competitive market.

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Making LinkedIn Work For You

Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 10/24/2014 

Your online presence impacts your career success.  Learn how to make your LinkedIn profile impressive, navigate the site and effectively use this networking tool.  We’ll share tips for students which will help you build a successful profile.

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