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 London UK – In June, Cyndy Scheibe of Project Look Sharp presented the organization’s media literacy curriculum lesson for young children at the International Communication Association Annual Conference. Scheibe’s presentation was part of a special extended session on media literacy research and approaches.

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Ithaca College’s Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Department presents: FREE HEARING TESTS (cognition and memory tests too)!


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The Josten's representative will be at the Campus Store Fri. 10/11 and Sat 10/12 from 10am until 3pm for a class ring sale.  Stop by and see the many styles.

The Jostens Rep will be at the Campus Store on Friday October 11th  from 10am - 3pm to take orders for Fine Quality regalia purchases.  The College will also allow payroll deduction for these purchases .

Ithaca College Women in Communications presents its first ever Tennis for Tatas event, being held on October 27, 2013. Proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure for breast cancer. October is breast cancer awareness month, so get involved! 

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 Ithaca College Theatre announces the on-sale dates for the final two productions of the Fall – the musical Into the Woods, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine and Mere Mortals by comic playwright David Ives. Tickets for Into the Woods go on sale Monday, October 28 and for Mere Mortals on Wednesday, November 13 through the Ithaca College Theatre Ticket Office located in Dillingham Center

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“Repoliticizing Racial Justice in the Age of Obama” will be the topic of the next presentation in the yearlong Discussion Series sponsored by the Ithaca College Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE).

The talk by Daniel HoSang, associate professor of ethnic studies and political science at the University of Oregon, will be held on Monday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. It is free and open to the public.

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 Vanessa Schneider ’07, Geo Media Manager at Google, will present a workshop on “Storytelling with Google Maps” at 4 p.m. Friday, October 11, in room 285 of Roy H. Park Hall.

Storytelling with Google Maps
A map can be a great complement to the right story. Whether you're comparing local demographic data, setting the scene in a broadcast story, or looking to display satellite imagery of an affected disaster area, a map can help bring your data to life for your reader. This workshop will provide an introduction to Google Maps, Google Earth and Google Fusion Tables — three mapping tools that can help you tell your story in a compelling and visual way. We'll review several examples of how newsrooms around the world are already using these tools, and demo a few of them. Note: Laptops are encouraged if you'd like to follow along.



Mystery Wellness Prize Anyone...?

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/09/2013 

Did you know that the Mind, Body, Me wellness program has a Facebook page? Our page is full of great posts about nutrition, exercise, motivation, meditation, campus and community events, and so much more!

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Are you thirsty for more than knowledge?

Starbuck's Coffee, Tazo Tea and Hot Chocolate will be available during crunch time at the Library on the 2nd Floor. Sit at a cafe table with your laptop and grab a flavored coffee, 4 flavors to choose from!

Need an early morning pick-me-up or late night snack?
The Library Cafe will also have sweet treats, fresh fruits, yogurt and breakfast items to choose from -- grab a bagel, muffin or danish to keep you energized during mid-terms!

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Campus Store Clearance Sale

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The Campus Store will be having a CLEARANCE SALE on October 15th & 16th!

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Julia Cozzarelli, Associate Professor of Italian, presented a paper at the conference, "Boccaccio in Washington, DC" on October 5.

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Today the Roy H. Park School of Communications houses more than 1,500 students, but its beginnings date back to 1931 when the first radio course was taught. In 1973, the School of Communications was founded, later named after Roy H. Park.

Please join us as we celebrate our 40th anniversary as a school.

These following Alumni Weekend events are open to the Ithaca College community:

Skip Landen Golden Doorknob Awards and Screening
Friday, October 11
7 p.m.
Park Hall Auditorium 

See "classic" doorknob films along with this year’s winners.

Alumni-Faculty Roundtables
Saturday, October 12
10:30 a.m.-noon
Park Hall Classrooms

Topics include:

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Marella Feltrin-Morris, Assistant Professor of Italian, presented a paper at the South Central Modern Language Association Conference in New Orleans, LA, Oct. 4-6, as part of a panel on Translation as Persuasion. 

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Please feel free to visit our website at for some helpful information. You may also send an email to us at or leave a message on our answering machine at (607) 274-3131 or (800) 429-4275. We will handle all responses as soon as possible. Thank you.

The Office of Residential Life is accepting applications for Spring 2014 Resident Assistants until October 16th. 

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Sara Haefeli, assistant professor of music, will speak at the "Your Brain Needs Music" Symposium in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, October 11.  Last week she presented a paper at the International Conference of the Society for Minimalist Music in Long Beach, California.

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Latin American Studies is pleased to announce its calendar of events for Fall 2013. Our program reflects the multidisciplinary approach of our program, and we welcome all from the Ithaca College community and beyond to participate.

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The St. James A.M.E. Zion Church will host a screening of "The Spirit of Freedom and Progress in Tompkins," a documentary produced by Assistant Professor Gossa Tsegaye on October 12. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is free an open to the public.

The documentary features a staged a dramatic reading of Frederick Douglass’ impassioned 1852 speech. Tsegaye produced and directed the live reading with a crew of 15 Ithaca students and several Park School Technical Operations staff members in October 2012. The event was coordinated by The History Center and the St. James A.M.E. Zion Church.

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MONDAY OCT 21, 2013  7:00 pm

Clark Lounge, Campus Center, Ithaca College

film followed by Q&A with director River Branch

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