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The Unites States Postal Service has strict requirments on how international mail is addressed and has begun returning mail to the senders for non-compliance.  There is a link on the Mail Service web page to a document on the regulations.  A brief overview is listed below reflecting common issues that the Mail Service department and the Phillips Hall Post Office encounter.

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The third Thursday in November is the date of The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. They encourage smokers to use this date (NOVEMBER 20, 2014) to plan in advance to quit smoking THAT day! We want to take this time to follow The American Cancer Society’s plan within our Ithaca College community. If you are a smoker looking for motivation, use this time and start toward a healthier YOU!

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Contributed on behalf of Sally J. Neal, Director of the Center for Academic Advancement

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present fiction writer Victor LaValle, winner of the PEN Open Book Award, as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. He will read from his most recent novel, The Devil in Silver, at 7:30pm on Wednesday, November 12 in Klingenstein Lounge in Campus Center.

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BOLD Registration now OPEN!

Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/07/2014 

 “The BOLD Conference taught me to build my personal brand, professionalism, and marketing yourself for success” –Darcy Ray ’15 Business Administration 


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 Have you been to any of SAB's events? Maybe the Day of the Dead Celebration or seen Adam Grabowski do stand up? Perhaps watched music performances or caught a film in Textor? Have you passed by our posters hanging up all throughout campus and wondered.."Gee, I would like to be apart of this greatness!" Come apply to be apart of the executive board because there are tons of positions open! Here is the link to the application : 

CANCELED!! Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory TONIGHT!! November 7, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. CANCELED!! Due to forecast of cloudiness, poor visibility & flurries!!

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Dr. Kara Lavender Law is a research professor at Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, MA. She has logged more than 12 months of sea time on oceanographic and sailing research vessels, where she has studied large-scale and mesoscale ocean circulation, the role intermediate and deep water formation in the North Atlantic plays in meridional overturning circulation, and – more recently – the distribution and behavior of plastic marine debris, the subject of her presentation at Monday’s ENVS Seminar.


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Assistant Professor Candidate in Ecology

Understanding how ecology and evolution interact to make or break species”

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

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It's only been a little over a month since we were last in the Suites, but for some reason it feels like it was decades ago... or was it? Ithacappella is bringing you all the way back to the 1980s for our Block II Concert, this Saturday, Nov. 8th at 7:30pm in Emerson Suites.

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We are off to a late start but we can make it up with a little heart. Help us reach our $60,000 goal. Every gift counts!

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The Harvest Moon Dance is an annual intergenerational event where local seniors meet and interact with members of the Ithaca College Community.

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Parnassus ("core apps") users wishing to upgrade to Office 2013 on their college-owned Windows computer may now do so. When Office 2013 was first announced to campus in May 2014, Parnassus core apps users were advised not to upgrade due to potential incompatibility issues.

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When you leave the 29th annual Network Nights this January in New York City and Boston, will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn’t what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd of hundreds and follow up steps to take after Network Nights.

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In case you haven't heard, employers ARE researching candidates online before hiring them. Make sure you're not putting your candidacy in jeopardy because of your tweets, pictures, comments, blogs, etc. Come to this workshop to learn what employers are saying and what you should be doing to protect your professional image.

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When: Friday, November 14th

Where: Center Ithaca; 171 E State Street (There will be free parking)

Time: Doors open at 6:00PM

Headline: Neo Project performs at 7:00 PM 

Cost: $3-$5



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Interested in being an adviser?

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 11/06/2014 

IC Beatbox, a new student organization, is looking for an official adviser. Our mission is to teach the Ithaca College community the art of beatboxing.  Beatboxing is making percussion noises using only the mouth and throat muscles. If you’re interested, or have any further questions about the club itself, contact Casey Lederman at



PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America), AMA (American Marketing Association), WIC (Women in Communications), AAF (American Advertising Federation) and IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) co-sponsored the 3rd Annual Internship Panel on Wednesday, October 9th in the Park Auditorium. Ten students shared their most recent internship experiences and provided advice to students who are applying to their first internships. IC alumn and Campus Programs Manager for the Intern Queen, Shayna Dunitz moderated the panel. Congratulations to PRSSA, WIC, AAF, AMA and IABC!

African-Latino Society teamed with PODER and the Student Activities to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Tuesday October, 29th in IC Square. The event was a great success and allowed students to learned about Mexican culture. Students decorated sugar skulls, enjoyed a catered Mexican dinner and danced to festive music. Congrats to African-Latino Society, PODER and the Student Activities Board for putting on a successful event!

Do you have an interest in theatre even though you’re not a theatre major?  Do you enjoy attending performances put on by your classmates and friends?  IC Players may provide an opportunity that interests you!

IC Players is a completely student-run theatre organization on campus designed specifically to give members of the Ithaca College community theatrical opportunities and a space to grow both professionally and creatively.

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