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The IC American Marketing Association (ICAMA) once again placed among the top chapters in the country, receiving multiple awards at the 2016 AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, March 17-19.

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You have probably heard of Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and one change that may impact you directly is Form 1095-C. Organizations, like Ithaca College, that employ more than 50 people are required to report to the IRS on the health insurance, if any, offered to their full-time employees. 

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Take advantage of the next week of concerts offered by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; some highlights are featured below. 

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Paul Vanouse, Director of the Coalesce Center for Biologic Art at the U. of Buffalo, will be the opening speaker for the 2016 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. 

We are pleased to announce the FLEFF Opening Speaker for 2016.

Paul Vanouse, Director of the Coalesce Center for Biologic Art at the U. of Buffalo and Professor in the Department of Art will speak on March 28 at 7pm in Clarke Lounge. 

His talk, Switching Lenses: Art, Life and the Laboratory, will address how conceptual art, land art, eco art, etc. paves the way for bio-art and and exciting new developments at the Coalesce Center for Biological Art.

For more information in the Coalesce Center: http://art.buffalo.edu/about/coalesce-center/

The theme of the 2016 edition of FLEFF is Landscapes. For more information on the Festival including films, dates, times, and locations, see http://www.ithaca.edu/fleff/.

Everyone has a role in making Ithaca College successful, and your feedback is important!    

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On March 31, 2016, 7:30 pm, Business School 104, Dr. Marla Brettschneider will speak on “The Jewish Phenomenon in Sub-Saharan Africa: Multiple and Conflicting Discourses.” Her talk is sponsored by Jewish Studies at Ithaca College and is free and open to the public. 

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15th annual SWISH for Make-A-Wish

Contributed by Colby Daboul on 03/25/2016 

Join IC PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) for the 15th annual Swish For Make-A-Wish basketball tournament on Saturday, April 16th from 10:00am-4:00pm in the Fitness Center. This annual 5 v. 5 basketball tournament raises money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York. Last year, we raised over $2,000 and had over 250 student participants. This year we plan to raise $2,500 and need your help!

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The Third Annual Israel Film Festival is made possible through the partnerships of Hillel at Ithaca College, IC Jewish Studies Program, IC Park School of Communications, IC Student Alliance for Israel Minienu, Ithaca Area United Jewish Community, Temple Beth El, Israel on Campus Coalition, Hasbara Fellowships and StandWithUs.

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Do you want to live in lovely Ithaca over the summer? Are you looking for a Sublet?

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Registration is currently open for the April offering of the R.A.D. self-defense course for women.  Spaces still remain for this class, which will be conducted in four three-hour sessions on April 2-3 and 9-10, and which is open to any student who identifies as female.

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As first posted to Intercom on 3/23, due to an anticipated high volume of Admissions visitors N-Lot parking will be reserved as guest parking for a portion of the day on Friday, March 25.  The lot will re-open for regular use at approximately 1 p.m. that day.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we welcome prospective students and their families to Ithaca College.  

What if I told you the one percent already pay their "fair share?" Join IC Young Americans for Liberty for pizza and riveting discussion on U.S. tax policy this Wednesday, March 30 at 8 PM in Business 206.

 

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Graduating seniors, are you ready for Commencement?  Attend the Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Emerson Suites, to make sure you are ready.

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Are you interested in event planning and management?  Don't miss this amazing weekend mini-course opportunity to learn about it from some of the best, Park School Alum Barry Mendelson and his team from MEG, the Mendelson Entertainment Group:

  • Barry Mendelson - President and CEO MEG
  • Minnie Madden - Creative Director
  • Chuck Rounds - Production Manager
  • Cassie Collins - Director of Operations
  • Michael Barone - Fabricator/Scenic Design

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Interested in a Fall 2016 Tutoring position?

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NEW! Salads at Sandella's Café

Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 03/25/2016 

Salads are now being served at Sandella's Cafe at IC Square Food Court! Our new salads are served as-is or you can make them your own by adding customizable toppings! 

Today's special is a classic Caesar Salad for $5.09. Optional toppings include: Onions, Bacon, Tomato, Cucumber, and Black Olives. Want to add protein? Add Chicken or Tofu for $1.99! 

Want to get involved in the Ithaca Community and make a difference? Want to develop leadership skills while gaining patient-care experience in a real-world hospital? Want to explore your career options that may be related to health, non-profit, or customer service? Want to work in an hospital setting in the near-future? Enjoying helping people?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then check out this great opportunity to be part of Patient Care Advocate Team (PCAT) at the Cayuga Medical Center !

The application is on OrgSync the link is https://orgsync.com/113429/forms/190039 

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REQUIRED informational meeting for BIOL-302 Jr. Research

Thursday, March 31
CNS 1st floor Foyer
4 pm

Interested in 200- or 400-level research?

Students are strongly encouraged to come to the meeting, or talk to their potential research advisor directly, but it is not mandatory nor are signatures required.

See the details and projects here: /hs/depts/biology/studentresearch/researchprojects/

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Workshop Description:

Privilege is a concept with many meanings. Some privileges can be bought; some may be earned through one’s profession, office, or be awarded upon admission to an institution, club or society. This workshop will focus on the kinds of unearned privilege that are afforded on the basis of belonging to included social identity groups. 

Prerequisite: Participants must have already attended Moving Toward Cultural Competency Workshop in order to attend.

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 About the Webinar:

This video features the New England HERC Diversity Recruitment Conference 2011 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: "A Matter of Excellence: Strategic Diversity Leadership in the Academy, An Evolutionary Discussion" by Dr. Damon Williams, Associate Vice Chancellor, Vice Provost, Chief Officer for Diversity & Climate at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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