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 A multi-institution partnership will bring rising entrepreneurs from throughout the area to downtown Ithaca to work, learn and create a new thriving business hub in the heart of the city. In collaboration with Cornell University, Tompkins Cortland Community College, local developer Travis Hyde Properties and the State of New York, Ithaca College recently announced the launch of the Downtown Ithaca Incubator.

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Please join us for our twenty-fourth annual Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College on Thursday, March 27th from 9am to 4pm in our Campus Center. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @edtech14!

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Career Services is pleased to welcome Mr.  Jeff Baily, from the New York State Department of Civil Service, to campus on January 27 to talk about upcoming civil service exams and the over one hundred job opportunities associated with them.  Immediately following the presentation he will have an information table outside of Career Services.

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In 2007, The Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) in Ithaca, NY created a program called Talking Circles on Race and Racism in order to bring racially & ethnically diverse people together to have an honest and open dialogue on race.

 

Now you can join the conversation...

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Join the Ithaca College Campus Band!

Contributed by Dan Isbell on 01/21/2014 

 The Ithaca College Campus Band is open to brass, woodwind, and percussion players from all majors across campus.

 

 

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In 2007, The Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) in Ithaca, NY created a program called Talking Circles on Race and Racism in order to bring racially & ethnically diverse people together to have an honest and open dialogue on race.

 

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School of Business students:

Applications for 2014-2015 endowed scholarships within the School of Business are now available online.

Find scholarship applications and details online at: http://ithaca.edu/business/currentstudents/scholarships/

Undergraduate and graduate endowed scholarship applications are due to the dean's office no later than 3:00pm on Monday, March 3, 2014. All materials for your application (including letters of recommendation, personal statements, etc.) must be received by this date and should be attached to your application. As a reminder, the priority deadline for filing for financial aid is March 1st.

Please reference the above website for all details regarding the endowed scholarship application process; contact Maria Haner at mhaner@ithaca.edu with any questions.

Webinar
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
319 Gannett Center

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Are you interested in living in an apartment next year? Groups of students with 2.2+ completed semesters by fall 2013 are eligible to log onto HomerConnect and try to select a Circle or Garden apartments. All current students are eligible to try to select a suite on HomerConnect on the appropriate selection day on a first come, first serve basis.

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Block Housing is a housing option by which groups of 4-6 people can submit a request to the Office of Residential Life to live together in a cluster of rooms. Request forms will be available in the Office of Residential Life on January 20, 2014 and will be due before 5pm on May 5, 2014.

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Mark your calendars now for this semester's wonderful line-up of creative writers in the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. Nonfiction writer Maggie Nelson, poet Elizabeth Willis, and novelist Rachel Kushner will all be giving public readings. For details on the authors and the series, please visit our webpage at: http://www.ithaca.edu/hs/depts/writing/dvw/

 

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The Technology Learning Center will be providing information sessions for students and faculty on Taskstream, focused specifically on the ICC Directed Response Folio (ICC DRF). Click here for more information about Taskstream.

These sessions will be held Monday, January 27 through Thursday, January 30 in the Friends Hall 110 computer lab.

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The 5th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us as we explore and celebrate the notion of community and culture. It is necessary to RSVP for this important event as seating is limited.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) Program, in its expansion, houses approximately 1,200 first-year students in the towers and upper quad residence halls. This new component of the FYRE program connects the Integrated Core Curriculum (ICC) themes with programs offered in the residence halls.

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Now that the holidays are over, your wallet may be feeling a little lighter than usual. While managing your money can seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be! January is a great time to make changes and create new habits, so follow these guidelines to stay smart about your finances:

  • Don’t be afraid to use some tricks to make yourself save money – do whatever works for you.
  • ALWAYS pay bills on time to keep a good credit score – and check your report for errors!
  • Don’t invest in something that sounds too good to be true with high returns and little risk. 
  • Insure against major financial disasters with homeowner’s, car, and health insurance – don’t worry about smartphone, travel, or extended warranty insurance.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) Program, in its expansion, houses approximately 1,200 first-year students in the towers and upper quad residence halls. This new component of the FYRE program connects the Integrated Core Curriculum (ICC) themes with programs offered in the residence halls.

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 ATTENTION SENIORS!

Interested in teaching as a career?

Apply to IC's graduate programs in teacher education:

*M.S. in Childhood Education -- become an elementary teacher of grades 1-6

*M.A.T. in Adolescence Education -- become a teacher of biology, chemistry, English, French, mathematics, physics, social studies, or Spanish

Join an intensive, 13-month program that will prepare you to be in your own classroom by September 2015.

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Student Disability Services will contact faculty regarding students in their classes who need materials in alternate format prior to the beginning of each semester.

In compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, class materials must be made available in alternate format for those students needing the accommodation. This includes course packets, handouts, syllabi, quizzes/exams and any other materials used in class. Alternate formats include audio versions of written documents, documents in Braille and/or enlarged print, video captioning and materials in electronic format.

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Smoking Policy Reminder

Contributed by Mary Knapp on 01/20/2014 

This is a reminder to all, that the State of New York prohibits smoking in the public areas of all buildings within the state. As such Ithaca College has an established smoking policy (2.8.10) that directly addresses this for the campus community and provides a listing of the designated outdoor smoking areas.

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Yoga is well-documented as a healing and transformative art in modern times.  Iyengar students require an anatomical understanding of the shape and precision of the poses (asanas). Iyengar Yoga, with its precision and regular practice can heal or lessen back pain and other musculoskeletal injuries/conditions, reclaim energy and health, and using the awareness of the body as a tool, transform negative mental states.

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