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Bring your passion for languages to our community partnership with McGraw House,  a community for active senior living located downtown.

You will prepare basic lessons in French or Spanish conversation and culture and teach residents of McGraw House. The lessons will take place once a week for approximately eight weeks. We’ll begin meeting early next semester and teach our first lesson during Week 4. 

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All Faculty: the absolute deadline for submission of final grades is Wednesday December 30 at noon.


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No Pressure Blood Pressure is back!
The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, December 9th.

Body: 67 million people have high blood pressure in America

What we already knew:

·         Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.
·         Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.

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We are not just paper!

Do you have an amazing digital file that would look great on canvas?  Check out the sample canvas print on display at the Phillips Hall Post Office.  At just $3.50 a square foot, you can gift or keep artwork suitable for framing.  Files should be 300DPI at size or taken with a 10-12 megapixel camera or be vector artwork.

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Contributed by Cathy H Michael on 12/04/2015 

To help students cope with the increased stress that comes with preparing for final exams, the Library will be offering opportunities for relieving that stress - get creative and color!  

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Driving home for winter break?

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 12/04/2015 

You can easily find Ithaca College classmates that need to go the same way! Share the ride and split the cost!

Baritone Needed for Princess Ida

Contributed by Anthony DiRenzo on 12/04/2015 

Savoyards Musical Theatre seeks a baritone to play Florian in its January 10, 2016 production of Princess Ida at the Endicott Performing Arts Center. This role's vocal range is Ab2 to F4.

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      Dyani Johns Taff (Writing) will give a presentation titled "Like the shippes of marchants: Navigating Marriage in Jonson's The Staple of News and Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew" TODAY, Friday, December 4, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Friends 210.  All who are interested are invited.  

    Dyani Johns Taff's presentation is sponsored by the IC Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium.


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Michael Twomey at or (607) 274-3564. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 Sign up for a site visit to a variety of companies and organizations over winter break.

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 Critical Health Issues, HLTH 20500 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the two week May Session.  ICC Attribute: Diversity. Social Science. Self and Society. ICC Theme: World of Systems.

Health: the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.  And so much more.  Health is: nurses, doctors, and hospitals. And so much more...neighborhoods, food, income, education, race, and so much more.  Join this class to discuss these issues and more in the context of health.

Please contact Stewart Auyash at for more information.

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is looking for some outstanding student leaders to be nominated for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. The PRWAACL recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment. 

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Contributed by Garrett Downing on 12/04/2015 

 Leadership Weekend is a two-day retreat that brings together students from a variety of roles on campus to learn from each other and discover new ways to demonstrate leadership. Participants attend a series of leadership development sessions that focus on team-building and further developing individual leadership skills and understandings.

This is also an opportunity to earn 3 Leading Self credits for the Student Leadership Institute (SLI)!

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 Mitch Aso is Assistant Professor of the Global Environment at SUNY-Albany. Before arriving in Albany, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the National University of Singapore. He is currently finishing a book manuscript called Forests without Birds:  Rubber Plantations and the Making of Vietnam, 1897-1975, which explores the making of environments, human health, and knowledge through the places and people involved in rubber production. 

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Interested in comedy? Want to preform in a stand up competition? Well now is your chance! Student Activities Board will be hosting one next Tuesday, December 8th. Sign up here: to join. SPREAD THE WORD.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Sara Elwell at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Watch Finding Nemo FOR FREE

Contributed by Sophia Sioris on 12/03/2015 

Student Activities Board will be showing "Finding Nemo" @ 8:00 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night in Textor 102. It'll be our last film of the semester so we hope you will join us! 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Sara Elwell at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.




BIOL 10210 Biology of Sex 
CRN 44267

This course has the two themes:
1. Identities
2. Inquiry Imagination and Innovation

This is a general education course intended for non-science majors. Lecture/discussion: Three hours. 3 credits. (S,O) Distribution 2A,LA,NS,SC,TIDE,TIII

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Dear IC students,

 The fall 2015 final exam period is Monday, December 14 – Friday, December 18.

-        Final grades are due from faculty members by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, December 30.

-        You will be able to view your final grades on HomerConnect by 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31.

-        Updated earned credits and calculation of your grade point average will be available for viewing after 4:30 p.m. on     Monday, January 4, 2016.

I wish you all the best on your final exams.  Have a safe winter break!

Brian D. Scholten

Posted on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and David Lissy ’87, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees.

We have just completed a two-day visit to campus, where, over the course of 22 meetings, we had the opportunity to speak directly with students, faculty, and staff about their concerns with campus climate, leadership, and governance issues. Along with the results of the student vote and the many emails and phone calls with parents, alums, students, faculty, and staff in recent weeks, these meetings have helped to provide us with a picture of the challenges confronting Ithaca College.

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You’ve probably heard by now that networking is the key to landing internships and jobs, but you may still be wondering HOW exactly to do that… Come to this workshop to learn how to proactively connect with Ithaca College Alumni at Network Nights over winter break and make lasting impressions that can lead to job and internship opportunities.

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Please enjoy this promotional video made by Alex MacKerchar ('17) for "Chrissy Guest's Introduction to Field Production" class at Ithaca College!

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