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Maya Schenwar will be visiting campus to give a talk based on her new book, Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better. The talk will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 7:00 p.m. in School of Business 111 (the Carl Sgrecci Lecture Hall).

Using true stories of those behind bars and of the families — including her own — whose loved ones are incarcerated, she argues compellingly that our broken punishment system needs a major overhaul. With 2.3 million men, women, and teens currently behind bars, families and communities — especially poor communities of color — are often shattered.

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The Ithaca College Athletic Training Education Program is extremely excited to announce the signing of a student exchange agreement with the Institute for Technology, Carlow Ireland.

The program makes Ithaca College one of just a few undergraduate ATEPs in the nation to have an affiliated clinical site and academic exchange program in Europe, and perhaps anywhere outside the United States.

Unlike many other study abroad programs, this agreement features an "athletic training" program of study and clinical education component similar to what is done in the US.

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What are micro-aggressions, micro-inequities and unconscious bias? How do they manifest themselves in our everyday interactions? How does this bias impact our daily decision making process? These are some questions that will be explored doing this highly interactive workshop, facilitated by Dr. Belisa Gonzalez.  

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ICC Classes in English--Spring 2015

Contributed by Dan Breen on 11/13/2014 

The Department of English will be offering a wide variety of ICC-designated courses in the spring of 2015, listed below.

For detailed descriptions of course content and for further information on English courses being offered in the spring, please see the department's "upcoming courses" webpage, linked here.

Please feel free to contact department chair Dan Breen (dbreen@ithaca.edu) with any questions.

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Teach Spanish to Children!

Contributed by Annette Levine on 11/13/2014 

 ¿Hablas español?

 ¿Te gusta trabajar con niños?

 ¡Únete a SALTAR (Spanish Language Through the Arts and Recreation)!

As part of a one-credit class, Spanish 301, we work with local elementary school teachers to bring Spanish to children. No teaching experience necessary.

*Register for Spanish 301 and request "instructor permission" on the on-line override form. Cap restrictions and class restrictions can also be lifted by the instructor as per the override request.

Favor de comunicarse con Annette Levine: alevine@ithaca.edu

 

Discover Your Strengths Workshop

Contributed by Jane Ray on 11/13/2014 

“Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” Benjamin Franklin

This workshop will help participants identify and leverage your strengths. Identifying and capitalizing on your strengths will lead to your success as an individual and as a team member. Get to the heart of building and sustaining strength-based performance and discover the power of you at your best.   

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It's only November, but graduation is right around the corner. Get prepared with Career Services!

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The IC Library and FLEFF have collaborated in the development of an extensive and unique collection of media materials that demonstrate the broad-ranging scope of the festival over the last ten years.  

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No Pressure Blood Pressure is Back!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 11/13/2014 

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, November 19th.

Important reasons not to miss the next screening:

1. 65 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure)

2. Many people don't even know their blood pressure is high because there are no symptoms in most cases

3. Hypertension can lead to heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and kidney disease

4. 66% of those IC employees measured at the last screening were pre-hypertensive   (above ideal )

5. A 20 point increase in systolic blood pressure (top number) or a 10 point increase in diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) doubles the risk of heart disease.

6. Poor diet, inactivity, and being overweight can lead to an increase in blood pressure

7. If one does not adopt a healthy lifestyle, the hypertensive individual will need to take costly medication with potential side effects

8. Physical and emotional stress can elevate your blood pressure

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You are invited to join HEARD, Human Expression Through Arts: A Resident Development Program, that brings creative arts to incarcerated youth.

When: Tuesday, November 18

Where: Williams 225

Time: 5:30-6:30 pm

 

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Fuel Up before the Big Game!

Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 11/13/2014 

The Cortaga Jug is this Saturday -- start your game day with a hot breakfast! Campus Center Dining Hall with have hot breakfast items available, starting at 8:30am, Saturday, November 15th.

So, fuel up and enjoy the game! Go Bombers!

"Our spending habits have consequences that go beyond our immediate financial dilemmas (can I afford to go out tonight?) and reverberate through our futures."

In this article from November's issue of SH101, you will find:

  • How to budget better
  • 10 tips for having a blast on a budget
  • Student budget tools (budget calculator)
  • and more!

Check it out here:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

 

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PODER PRESENTS: UNA NOCHE DE UNIDAD

Save the Date! Our Annual Latina/o Heritage Month Banquet will be held in Emerson Suites on November 14 at 7pm!!!

There will be a key note speaker, Asma Barlas; food; live performances; and a dance party!

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PODER PRESENTS: UNA NOCHE DE UNIDAD

Contributed by Emily Ramos on 11/12/2014 

Save the Date! Our Annual Latina/o Heritage Month Banquet will be held in Emerson Suites on November 14 at 7pm!!!

There will be a key note speaker, Asma Barlas; food; live performances; and a dance party!

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After a rigorous and competitive bidding process—one which garnered participation from a large cross-section of the campus community—I am pleased to announce that Ithaca College has engaged with Unimarket to provide our first e-marketplace solution.

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New Course for "Identities" Theme

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 11/12/2014 

THEA 29600 01 3 credits Tues & Thurs 9:25-10:40 Sophomore standing

Creative Economy #43774        Instructor: Susan Monagan

Course Attributes:     Liberal Arts, (ICC) - Social Sciences, Theme: Identities

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How to Use the IC Mentoring Network

Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 11/12/2014 

Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.

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His paper "The Middle Horizon Site of Sonay: New Radiocarbon Dates (!) and Interpretations (?)" was presented at the 33rd annual Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory at the University of Vermont on Oct. 18-19.

 

 

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 Men’s and women’s crew have begun winter training.  Many of the work-out sessions are on campus.  There are opportunites for the spring team.  No experience is necessary.  Contact us or visit a practice if you are interested.  This sport will teach you a new skill, get you into top physical condition, send you out onto Cayuga Lake, and offer an opportunity to travel and compete on a varsity level.

Contact a coach at iccrew@ithaca.edu or stop by the crew office, #140A, A. & E. Center, any weekday before winter break.  Call us at 274-1266.  This is an opportunity to get into a life-changing activity.  Opportunity knocks!

 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact OSEMA at 274-3222. 

You are invited to spend the night in a haunted house! If you should you choose to spend the night with us, you may encounter some ghosts. So hurry, won't you?

Macabre Theatre Ensemble proudly presents the stage version of the infamous film of 1959, House On Haunted Hill by Robb White. The play is based on the public domain film which stars the legendary Vincent Price.

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