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Leadership Weekend is a two-day retreat that brings together first year 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. This is also an opportunity to earn 3 Leading Self credits for the Student Leadership Institute (SLI)!

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IC Circle K, in partnership with Student United Way, will be having our yearly One World Market fundraiser! One World Market will be selling a number of their handmade, fair-trade goods on campus, and a portion of the profits will benefit both student organizations. They can help you prepare for the upcoming Ithaca winter with their array of hats, scarves, and gloves, in addition to help you check some friends and family members off your shopping list this holiday season! The sale will take place in the North Foyer of Campus Center on December 5, 6, and 7, from 9-3 each day.


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Seasons Eatings, everyone! Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life this Holiday Season? From December 1st through 16th, donations can be made at any of our ten retail dining locations.

All funds raised will go to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program to feed children in Tompkins County. When children from food insecure homes are not in school, often times, they aren't able to eat 3 meals per day. A $3.00 donation will fill a backpack with food for a child in need, helping to bridge the gap over weekends and school breaks. 

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Candy, FREE food, and Gingerbread!

Contributed by Sara Kim on 12/04/2016 

 The IC Asian American Alliance will be hosting its last event of the semester TONIGHT at 8 PM in Friends 207. We will be learning about and crafting Asian architectures with gingerbread! Teams will compete to make the best gingerbread architecture, so bring your friends and join us to kick off the holiday season! Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Don't forget your holiday wear!


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2017 Employee Permits Available

Contributed by Amy Shippos on 12/04/2016 

 Employee permits for 2017 will be available to order online beginning Friday, December 2, 2016.

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Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe (PHYS-17500) is a 3-credit, introductory level astronomy course taught from the Natural Sciences perspective and aligned with the Inquiry, Imagination, Innovation and Identities themes. 

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Learn what happens in the biology labs!

Tuesday - Thursday, December 6-8
4:00 p.m.
View the schedule here.

Refreshments beforehand. (3:45-4:00 p.m.) in first floor lobby. 

Everyone is welcome to attend!


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New Official Electronic Transcripts ... read on to learn more:

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If you will be studying abroad in the Winter or Spring of 2017 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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STUDY ABROAD this summer!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 12/04/2016 

Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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Israel 101

Contributed by Sarah Krieger on 12/04/2016 

On Wednesday December 7th in Terrace 5 at 7pm SAFI is teaming up with Hillel and the Interfaith floor for an event called Israel 101.

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Shake it in the Shuk

Contributed by Sarah Krieger on 12/04/2016 

  On Tuesday December 6th at 6pm in Friends 207 come Shake it in the Shuk. 

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is pleased to announce that Lisa A. Kendall, Lecturer in Gerontology, is the recipient of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Part-time/Adjunct Faculty Honor. 

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To be eligible, a candidate must be a full-time faculty member who:

  • has completed at least one year of employment at Ithaca College
  • will be full-time (tenure, tenure eligible, or NTEN), of any rank, during the 2017-18 academic year.

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The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) approved an official Position Paper on Media Literacy in June of 2016. The paper was written by Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp’s Director of Curriculum and Staff Development along with Frank Baker of the Media Literacy Clearinghouse. The position paper discusses how social studies educators can use images and videos to teach media literacy analysis to students.

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Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe (PHYS-17500) is a 3-credit, introductory level astronomy course taught from the Natural Sciences perspective and aligned with the Inquiry, Imagination, Innovation and Identities themes.

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Need a break?  Take in a concert...

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The Department of Writing is excited to announce its final Handwerker Reading of the semester, which will take place on Tuesday, December 6th, at 6:00pm in the Handwerker Gallery (Gannett Center). 

Tuesday's reading will feature one of IC's own Writing alumni, Zachary Tyler Vickers, reading alongside his former Department of Writing professor, Katharyn Howd Machan.

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 Submitted on behalf of James W. Nolan Jr. ’77, Parent ’01, chair of the Presidential Search Committee

On behalf of the presidential search committee, I am writing to update you on our status and next steps.

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Some Web systems will be unavailable from 4:00AM - 8:00AM on the morning of Saturday, December 10th:

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