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 South Asian Students Society will be holding a vigil for everyone affected by the disastrous earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25. The massive earthquake has resulted in the loss of over 4500 lives and left countless others injured. 

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Mary Pitti, Assistant Professor in Speech-Language Pathology and Michael Matheny, Associate professor in Exercise and Sport Sciences  presented at the annual New York State Speech-Language Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) conference on April 23, in Rochester, NY.

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Are you SGA's New Senate Chair?

Contributed by Kyle James on 05/01/2015 

Have a love for policy? Know parliamentary procedure or have a desire to? Run meetings like a true pro?

If this sounds like you, than you may be the perfect candidate for SGA’s Senate Chair. SGA will be holding elections for Senate Chair, which acts as the liaison between the Senate and the Executive Board and runs SGA’s meetings, this Monday, May 4th at 7 p.m. in the Taughannock Falls Room on the third floor of campus center.

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Do you want to be famous?

Contributed by Emily Quinn on 04/30/2015 

 Present a Workshop at the Student Organization Conference on September 12, 2015!

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The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies is accepting applications for the Outdoor Adventure Leadership Immersion Semester Program (OAL ISP) for Spring 2016. The OAL ISP is an intensive study away semester experience that focuses on outdoor leadership and instructor development. The semester includes 18 credits distributed over six courses ranging in topics from expedition leadership, trip planning and logistics, risk management, wilderness values, environmental ethics, and wilderness medicine. 

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The Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County (DCTC) Presents
The Diversity Roundtable
“Beyond Diversity: Moving to an Inclusive Culture”
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
8:15 a. m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ithaca College, Emerson Suites
Ithaca, New York

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The Human Services Coalition is presenting a community workshop facilited by Dr. Paula Ioanide, Associate Professor, Center for the Study of Culture, Race & Ethnicity.

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Felicitaciones to members of IC Teatro for three consecutive weekends of performances in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Teatro Campesino. Members of IC Teatro coauthored original actos over the course of the 2014-15 academic year and presented them at the College of Wooster on April 10th, the Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) on April 18th, and Dartmouth College on April 25th.

Kudos to the members of this spring's Teatro aventura:

Vanesa Cruz, Eddie Dowd, Ria Hall, Linette Goris Jaquez, Julia Katz, Anna Levitt, Max Ocean, Vanessa Reyes, Emma Rizzo, Kiah Simms, Nathiel Tejada, Thomas Williams

And special thanks to Sarah Browne, Beatriz Montilla, and Jeffrey Stewart for their performance assistance at GIAC.


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Come celebrate the end of the year at IC Kicks Back on Friday, May 1 from 2pm-6pm on the Campus Center Quad.  Challenge your friends on an inflatable Rock Climbing Wall and on the inflatable Gladiator Joust. Be sure to capture the moment with the Photo booth or try out the new interactive photo booth App Me, all provided by NY Party Works.

In addition to the fun activities, you will be able to enjoy special treats provided by Student Activities Board (SAB) and BBQ foods provided by Dining Services.

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The Studio, a co-curricular organization in the Park School, will host an open house tomorrow, Friday, May 1,​ during community Gallery Night in our downtown space from 5:00 pm until 8:00 p.m.  

See short films produced in or by The Studio, including No Fare, directed by Daniel Masciari, recently named to Variety's "110 Students to Watch" list.  The Studio gallery space is also exhibiting​ student photography. 

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Look no further! Join us on May 7th from 11:30 - 1:30 in Klingenstein Lounge to learn more about the Mind, Body, Me wellness program! 

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Textbook buyback begins Monday, May the 4th, and will run through Friday the 8th, with one final day on Monday the 11th.

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The May edition of the “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Thursday, May 7th.  This month, Vice President Hector will present on the College’s year-to-date financial performance.

Faculty and Staff are invited to participate in the discussion, which takes place at 9 a.m. in the Taughannock Falls Room. 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Carly Hills in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


Ithaca College School of Business has a strong investment curriculum and opportunities for hands-on experience managing real money. 

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The Center for Faculty Excellence announces its teaching and learning blog threads@CFEThis week's post is titled "Engagement, Engagement, Engagement: Three Rules of Online Teaching."

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Nicole Koschmann, Director of Park Scholar Program, screened her film, Fishing for Brad, as part of a compilation of 35mm experimental films curated by the Filmmakers Cooperative.

The screening, ORIGINS AND ENDS: 35MM FILMS FROM THE FILM-MAKERS’ COOPERATIVE, was held at the Anthology Film Archives in New York City on April 29.


Katalin Lustyik, Associate Professor in the Television-Radio Program, gave an invited guest lecture entitled "Music Makes the World Go'Round: The Global Appeal of Disney's Music" at the University of Vienna in Austria.

The event, held on April 21, 2015, was hosted by the university's Department of Communication, one of the world’s largest departments for communication science with almost 4,000 students.

The Roy H. Park School of Communications will host a variety of end-of-the-semester screenings, exhibitions, and presentations to showcase student work. All events are free.

Friday, May 1

Documentary Journalism
5:30 p.m.

Senior Media Thesis
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Park Auditorium

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Come see current IC students perform original social activist theatre on May 1st and 4th  at 11:10 in Textor 102.

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 There are open seats in Microbiology for the Health Sciences  (no prerequisites) in Fall 2015. See info below.

HLTH 20700 MW 4-5:15

This course provides an overview of the cell structure, genetics, biochemistry, physiology, ecology and pathology of microorganisms. The course will briefly introduce the immune system and its interactions with microbes. Finally, we will discuss clinical diagnostic testing techniques. No prerequisites. 3 credits. 

For more information, please contact  Dr. Brossard-Stoos -

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