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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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Are you interested in earning 18 credits while traveling through the wilderness of California and Oregon?? Do you want to earn a minor in Outdoor Pursuits in just one semester?? Are you looking to do something new and exciting for a semester??

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Fractionation (the opposite of escalation) is a process by which big conflicts are broken down into little conflicts, where they can be more easily understood and resolved.  We’ll explore the way conflict manifests in three venues (intrapsychic, interpersonal and intergroup) but we’ll focus on interpersonal aspects.

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Emeriti and what it can do for you!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/08/2016 

The Office of Human Resources invites you to attend the IC My Future Retirement Planning Program on April 26. The event will be held 10am to 2pm in the Emerson Suites. There will be 3 sets of concurrent education seminars available for you to choose from depending on what interests you and where you are at in the retirement planning process. Please feel free to attend just 1 of the seminars, or 3!

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 Dr. Andrés Ríos Molina, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, will present "The General Insane Asylum La Castañeda: Its History in Images" on April 11 at 2pm in Friends 203. The talk is based on nearly a decade of research in the medical archives of this now-closed psychiatric hospital and focuses on how visual representations of patients and hospitals can be correlated to statistical and clinical data.

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