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Looking for new members? Interested in advertising an upcoming event to a large group of people? Do not miss this amazing opportunity to have a table at the Fall Student Organization Fair on September 2 on the Campus Center Quad (Rain location: Emerson Suites) from 10am-3pm. All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up.
To request space at the fair, please complete the 2015 Fall Student Organization Fair sign up form by August 26, 2015.

Thank you SASS for your support!

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A massive earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hit Nepal on 25th April 2015 and has taken away the lives of 4,600 people so far. This number is expected to increase in the coming days. So far 9,000 people have been reported injured. The earthquake has directly affected more than 8,000,000 people across Nepal and more than 1,000,000 children are in urgent need of help. Scarcity of basic needs such as food, shelter and electricity has been the main concern for the earthquake hit areas. Many of Nepal’s historic buildings have been been destroyed by this earthquake. We are reaching out to the Ithaca College community and asking you to help support the victims of the earthquake in Nepal by making a monetary donation. The collected funds will be sent to Nepal through the American Red Cross in support of the international relief efforts. Each penny you contribute to this cause will help save lives in Nepal. Thank you!

Nepali Community at Ithaca College

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On Friday, April 24, Asian American Alliance (AAA) hosted its annual Asia Night event in IC Square. The night offered a celebration of the Asian American cultures and experiences through various booths and activities. Asia Night brought Focus Asia month to a close with free performances, food and raffles. This year, AAA partnered with the first-ever Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival and allowed Asia Night to become the final event of the week-long festivities.


To learn more about student organizations successes please read the last edition of Club Hub.


Kudos to the Ithaca College International Club for hosting its event, Liberty in North Korea (LiNK). The event, which took place on Friday, April 24, discussed North Korea as the changing narrative and allowed students to learn about North Korea and its refugees. Liberty in North Korea is a non-profit organization that helps North Korean refugees resettle into either South Korea or the United States in order that they avoid being sent back to their country and punished. LiNK spoke about its mission to raise awareness to human rights issues in North Korea through media outlets and research.



To learn more about student organizations successes please read the last edition of Club Hub.


Did you fall in love with IC at first sight?  If you did, here’s your chance to help incoming first-year students do the same! 

More Love Letters is a national organization dedicated to spreading happiness and love in pure, old-fashioned, written form.  IC More Love Letters (ICMLL) is a chapter of their Campus Cursive project, which aims to spread love on college campuses.  ICMLL spreads love in two different ways: anonymous notes and love letter bundles. 

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For the past four years, the purpose of Club Hub has been to update students on everything within the student organizations realm here at IC.  After a wonderful four years, the Club Hub team and the OrgSync team have decided to join forces to expand Club Hub. Our goal is to turn the Student Organization Portal on OrgSync into a Hub for all things clubs, aka a Club Hub. What does this mean? Don’t worry. You will still get your bi-weekly newsletters to keep you up-to-date on the hottest news related to student organizations on campus.
The major change is that the Student Organizations Portal on OrgSync will now be called Club Hub.

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Sherry Deckman (Education) recently published a jointly-authored article, “Caricature and Hyperbole in Preservice Teacher Professional Development for Diversity,” in Urban Education (with Mica Pollock, UC San Diego, Candice Bocala, WestEd, and Shari Dickstein-Staub, National Center for Teacher Residences). The article explores a key challenge in professional development for educators focused on racial diversity. Namely, participants may hear unreasonable demands in professional development leaders’ requests to address inequality and limited opportunity in under-resourced schooling contexts. The article goes on to argue that these caricatures require direct acknowledgement by both preservice teachers and teacher educators working in diverse contexts. 


June 29th-July 31st (no class July 3rd). Tuesday-Friday 10-12:30.

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The Fitness Center's hours of operation over the next three weeks are now posted on our website and will be as follows:

Fitness Center Hours 5/4 - 5/8

Monday (5/4): 7:00am - 11:00pm

Tuesday (5/5): 6:30am - 11:00pm

Wednesday (5/6): 6:30am - 11:00pm

Thursday (5/7): 6:30am - 11:00pm

Friday (5/8): 7:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday (5/9): 11:00am - 3:00pm

Sunday (5/10): 11:00am - 3:00pm

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Prof. Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann has received a commission to write a new orchestral composition for the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop.

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Click Here for a downloadable version of our schedule. 





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 Present a workshop at the 2015 Student Organization Conference!

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If you got closed out of WGST 22000, Queer Studies, you may be interested in the following course, offered by Communication Studies:

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Wilde about Coward and Shakespeare

Contributed by Greg Bostwick on 05/03/2015 

You are invited to an evening of wit and wonderment as Theatre Arts performance majors in the Styles of Acting course present scenes from William Shakespeare, Noel Coward and Oscar Wilde.

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Congratulations to Mark Coldren who has been named the Associate Vice President for Human Resources at the University of Buffalo. Mark's last day at the College will be June 19th.

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This an online survey course that does not assume prior knowledge about the Holocaust.

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The Ithaca College Department of Occupational Therapy was well represented at the AOTA conference in Nashville, Tenn. last month. A host of faculty and several alums presented at the national conference, which is the largest gathering of occupational therapists in the world. 

Faculty presenters are listed below in bold and alums are noted in parenthesis:

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Stephen Mosher, Department of Sport Management and Media, recently presented at the 4th Annual Sport Studies Symposium at Rockford University. His presentation was titled "The Long, Slow, Tortured Death of Sport Studies in American Universities (And Possible Path to Their Resurrection)."

The School of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce the inaugural year of the H&S Summer Scholars Program. The Program provides paid positions for H&S students to engage full-time in a research, scholarship, or creative inquiry project, in collaboration with a Faculty Mentor.

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Submitted on Behalf of President Thomas Rochon

Dear Colleagues,

Below you will find the text of my commentary that was published in the April 30 edition of The Ithacan.I wanted to make sure that part-time and adjunct faculty have the opportunity to see this important message on the issue of “neutrality” as it pertains to the upcoming union election. 

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