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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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Are you interested in learning more about some of Ithaca College's study abroad options, or discussing how you might collaborate with international colleagues? Representatives from two of our partner organizations (CEA Study Abroad and the University of Canterbury in New Zealand) will be on campus next week to share information about their program options and discuss opportunities for faculty involvement and collaboration.  We have organized drop-in sessions for interested faculty, or can set up individual appointments if desired. 

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International Trivia Night

Contributed by Kristina DiNardi on 04/10/2016 

How much do you think you know about countries around the world?

On Wednesday, April 13th at 8 p.m. in Friends 201, IC International will be having its first general body since before spring break. 

Come on down for some fun trivia, food and snacks, and prizes (for the winning team).

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Contributed by John Boccacino on 04/10/2016 

The Ithaca College athletics department has a full slate of home contests this week, so come out and support the Bombers.

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#mindyourmind in this month's issue of Student Health 101. Check it out here:

Additional articles in the April issue include:

  • Fitness for Focus: How to Power Up Your Brain
  • Let's Talk About Sex: How to Get What You Both Want
  • Is it the Alcohol, or is it Partly in Your Head?
  • Disability: How To Work with your School to Get What You Need
  • Best Friends for Never? How I Handled My Frenemy


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On behalf of the Office of Admission, I am writing to offer our thanks to the entire Ithaca College community. This past weekend, we hosted two days of programming for more than 3,000 admitted students and families. On Saturday we had over 1,600 guests attend and on Sunday over 1,400.  We want to thank YOU for all of your work to make these programs a success!

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Pride Prom for LGBTQA+ Students

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 04/10/2016 

LGBTQA+ Pride Prom, Clark Lounge, Campus Center, 7-9 pm on Saturday April 16. Music, food, fun, and a photographer to record your Prom memories!  DJ'd by DJ Beatnik.

Sponsored by Prism and the LGBT Center
Open to all IC students.

Visit the events calendar

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 If you're a student interested in minoring in Women's and Gender Studies, come meet other WGST minors and faculty who teach in the program, at our spring Social Hour on April 12th, 5:30-6:30, in Williams Hall 211.   

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 If you're interested in learning more about the Women's and Gender Studies Program at Ithaca College, come meet faculty, staff, and students at our spring Social Hour on April 12th, 5:30-6:30 pm in Williams Hall 211. Plus, there will be food! 

The flyers posted around campus mistakenly identify the location of the social hour as Williams 111, but that's Professor Carla Golden's office!  Just go up the stairs to the 2nd floor classroom  - Williams 211 - to join the crowd!    

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Do you love comics, anime, video games, or cosplay?  Be part of the ITHACON experience!

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The wait is FINALLY over, Africa Week has arrived!

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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 :)


Want to know more about mindfulness and meditation? Sign up for our 4 session class where we will learn and practice different types of meditation.

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All faculty and staff are welcome to attend a Pathways training to learn to identify and respond to a student who might be experiencing academic or other distress. We appreciate your willingness to learn crisis response skills before you need them.

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Career Services is pleased to welcome IC alum, Mr. Zack Ford to campus on April 15 to serve as an employer in residence.  Mr. Ford is the LGBT editor of ThinkProgress at the Center for American Progress Action Fund  and was named by the Advocate magazine as one of its "40 Under 40" prominent voices in LGBT media. In 2015, he was a finalist for a Religion Newswriters Association award.

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Career Services is pleased to welcome IC alum, Mr. Zack Ford to campus on April 14 to host a presentation on being out and successful in the workplace.  Mr. Ford is the LGBT editor of ThinkProgress at the Center for American Progress Action Fund  and was named by the Advocate magazine as one of its "40 Under 40" prominent voices in LGBT media. In 2015, he was a finalist for a Religion Newswriters Association award.

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 For National Library Week (April 10-16th) we’re asking you to write and share haiku!

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So you've probably heard mixed messages about negotiating your salary, especially as a soon-to-be entry level employee. While there is no one-size-fits-all model for salary negotiation, there are strategies you can use regardless of industry and experience level.  Come to this workshop for tips on how to navigate this sensitive process including how and when to bring it up, how to prepare, and what things you can negotiate.

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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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 Join us for this next "Tuesday's with Theresa" session for 'Smooth Transitions'! A panel of student leaders will be available to share stories and answer questions about transitioning into the 2016-17 school year!

 April 12- Smooth Transitions

In student organizations, officers and members come and go, but this session will teach you how to deal with those inevitable transitions. You will learn the steps for successful transitions from student leaders on a panel. You will also have the chance to share experiences with transition that you may have had.

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