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All are invited to the second-annual Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival. The fun starts this afternoon, Friday April 15, with a screening of Americanese in Textor 102 at 4:00pm. Director Eric Byler and author Shawn Wong will join us to answer questions about writing, film, and the process of adaptation.

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Due to inclement weather, the Pitch, Hit & Run event will be moved to Sunday April 17

The Department of Sport Management and Media will partner with the Ithaca Youth Bureau to hold a Pitch, Hit and Run competition for kids ages 7-14 at Cass Park on Sunday April 17 from 11:30AM-3:30PM.

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Have a car? Share a ride with other Ithaca College commuters and make a difference by reducing your carbon footprint and help relieve traffic congestion. Looking for a ride? Post a ride at  and find matches with those who are going the same way.

Eric Machan Howd (Lecturer in Writing, IC H&S Class of 1990) received a national innovation award for preparing students and faculty for online learning; he has also been asked to coordinate electronic portfolio (ePortfolio) efforts across the State University of New York (SUNY).

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15th annual SWISH for Make-A-Wish

Contributed by Colby Daboul on 04/15/2016 

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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Sean Eversley Bradwell, candidate for the position of Director of Programs and Outreach, Provost/Educational Affairs, will give a presentation in response to the prompt, “What challenges do you see facing the Ithaca College community as they relate to diversity and inclusion?”  Given these challenges, what is your vision for transforming the IC community in this position?”


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On Friday, April 15, the Ithaca College Student United Way will be holding their annual Family Carnival from 5pm-8pm in the IC Fitness Center lower gyms. The carnival will include a bounce houses, food, raffles, crafts and various activities.

The admission is $3 per child and $5 per adult and $16 total for parties of 5 or more.

The money raised is used to create small grants that support a variety of local community organizations. Funds have been used to assist many organizations over the past seven years, including Ithaca Health Alliance, Greater Ithaca Activities Center, and Ithaca Children's Garden.

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Want to be a part of history?

Contributed by Sara Kim on 04/15/2016 

Join the IC Asian American Alliance and the Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival April 15-17. Volunteers are needed for helping set-up, managing the welcome table, selling t-shirts and raffle tickets, providing guests with directions, working Asia Night, and helping clean-up.

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Public Viewing night, is ON for TONIGHT!! Friday, April 15th from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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ICIC 14000 Character—Developing habits for good. How can we best serve society? By each and every day making choices that do good for others as well as ourselves. The content and development of character are explored through a series of challenging activities and assignments. Tools for examining and intentionally altering patterns of thought and action to better serve society are introduced. Pass/Fail. 1 credit. No prerequisites. LA. (F,S)

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 Please join us Friday evening (Tonight!) for an installation by composer and media artist, Kathy McTavish.

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There's no better way to finish off the semester than dancing! Take a step back in time and dance through each decade at IC After Dark's final event, Dance Through the Decades.

Join us on Friday, April 22nd from 8-11pm in IC Square to dance out all your end-of-semester stress! Watch performances by various Ithaca College dance clubs, enjoy free food, win prizes, make DIY's and dance of course! 

We're looking forward to seeing you at our last event :)

On Sunday, April 17 at 1pm in Textor 102, nationally known hip-hop sensation Sammus will perform some of her songs and give her thoughts on race, gender, and gaming.  Admission is free.

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ITHACON, held on the IC Campus Saturday and Sunday has lots to offer kids of all ages: a classic comic book convention, crafts, comic creation workshop, pokemon, Harry Potter Trivia, cosplay, and a coloring contest.

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The New York Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists Northeast Region held their annual conventions the weekend of April 8–10 and presented their respective professional and student press awards.

Once again, The Ithacan was named Best College Newspaper in New York State by the NYPA and received numerous individual awards. in addition, stories from the paper took First Place in the Best News Story category from both organizations. The awards were for work produced during the 2015 calendar year (Jack Curran ’15, editor-in-chief Spring 2015; Kira Maddox ’16, editor-in-chief Fall 2015).

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Dorothy VanArkel Boothroyd, longtime supporter of the School of Music, passed away March 10 in Sarasota, Florida. She was the widow of former trustee Robert S. Boothroyd '24, after whom Boothroyd Hall is named.

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Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, will discuss the innovative uses of mobile and social media for journalism, at the 2016 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Convention in Las Vegas. Serving on two panels, his talks are: 

-There’s An App For That: Storytelling with Snapchat

-Curriculum Swapshop: Digital-First Story Pitches, Developing News Stories for Social Media and Mobile 


Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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This competition is open to any Ithaca College student in any program at any level.  

Six businesses will give a ten minute presentation about their company, followed by five minutes of Q&A from a panel of experienced judges.  After deliberation, the top three business plans will be announced and prize money awarded to help get the businesses off the ground!

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If you will be studying abroad in the Summer or Fall of 2016 on ANY affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program (NOT the London Center), you must attend one or two study abroad orientations, as well as meet with an adviser in the Office of International Programs (OIP) to go over required Ithaca College paperwork.

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