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As you begin to plan for Commencement/Senior Week 2016, please keep in mind the following on-campus housing guidelines. All campus residents except for graduating seniors, Resident Assistants, and Circle Apartment residents are required to vacate their rooms no later than 3:00 p.m. on May 14th , 2016 unless they receive written approval from the Office of Residential Life to remain.

To submit a request to stay for Commencement Week, visit this web page:

http://www.ithaca.edu/reslife/guide/opening_closings_breaks/late_departures/

For a staff and faculty requests, you will need either your students’ IC E-mail addresses or their IC ID number.

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Screening and Discussion with Rodrigo Bellott '01
Thursday, April 21
5p.m.
The Studio, Center Ithaca

Please join the Park School of Communications in our downtown studio for a screening with the producer Rodrigo Bellott '01 of his film We Are What We Are on Thursday, April 21st at 5pm.  There will be a Q&A and discussion with Rodrigo directly following the screening. 

Rodrigo is one of the Park School's Professional-in-Residence, a program which brings in communications professionals, scholars, and entrepreneurs who can provide a unique perspectives and mentoring to our students.  

 

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Save Green by Going Green in April

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 04/20/2016 

Post your daily commute on Zimride, Ithaca College’s private ride-matching network. After all, if you’re sharing the same destination, you might as well share the same ride too. www.zimride.com/ithaca/

 

The Academic Advising Center will be meeting with students on a drop-in basis the week of April 18- 22.  

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Interested in learning about the financial concepts you need to navigate your life successfully? The Department of Finance & International Business is offering an exciting course designed for non-business students.

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 It's that time of year again. What's that time you ask? BOOK MAILING TIME! People in prison mail us letters describing their favorite books and genres, and we work to provide them with reading materials from our BTB Library. So come on out, mail some books, and eat some food.

FOOD FOOD FOOD FOOD FOOD FOOD FOOD FOOD FOOD

If you didn't notice there will also be food.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Ngan Tran at ntran@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

This year Hillel at Ithaca College is proud to host nine different Seders for our First Night of Passover, on Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 8:00pm at Terrace Dining Hall. Sign ups are here: bit.ly/PassoverSederAttendance

Students with meal plans will be asked to use their meal swipes. If you do not have a meal plan and you are an Ithaca College student, Hillel at Ithaca College can host you for a Seder, just email us to reserve a meal pass for the night. Faculty, staff, families, and non-Ithaca College students are also welcome to attend, and will be asked to contribute a $10 donation in advance.

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It makes up 60% of your body. You can’t survive without it. Water is considered “blue gold,” but it’s much more valuable than gold. In this lively class, you learn about your water footprint, water in your body, in your hometown and on the planet. We examine water from personal, social/political and creative views in this unique online class with conversations, films, readings and guest experts from around the world to answer your individual questions.

Fulfills ICC Humanities Quest for Sustainability + Power and Justice + Gen Ed. Requirements.

Can be done from anywhere with high-speed online access.

Register now on Homer: GCOM 20100    (General Communications) 3 credits  Online Course May 16 – May 27, 2016
 If you’d like more info, ask Mara at malper@ithaca.edu

 Zen and Chocolate is a great opportunity for the IC community to take a much-needed break and relax! This event will include massages from PT students, yoga, meditation, crafts, cookie decorating, and a Speak Your Mind panel by Active Minds. Join us Sunday, April 24th from 7-9 PM on the 2nd floor of Friends Hall!

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Did your last study session feel like a brutal slog?

Student Health 101 can help! Read up in the April issue: 

Fitness for focus
How to power up your brain
http://readsh101.com/0416/04/ithaca.html

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Workshop Description:

Privilege is a concept with many meanings. Some privileges can be bought; some may be earned through one’s profession, office, or be awarded upon admission to an institution, club or society. This workshop will focus on the kinds of unearned privilege that are afforded on the basis of belonging to included social identity groups. 

Prerequisite: Participants must have already attended Moving Toward Cultural Competency Workshop in order to attend.

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Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency. This workshop serves as the prerequisite Understanding Privilege and Microaggressions Workshop.

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 "We're Here, Too" is a "Speak Your Mind" panel that will focus on the intersections between mental health and various identities. We also will be serving dessert and milk for this event!

Come join us Wednesday, April 20th at 8 PM in Textor 102!

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Bigoted comments, jokes, negative assumptions and stereotypes are challenging because they can provoke our emotions and make us reactive, scared, confused, uncertain, judgmental, and less able to access our intelligence and good thinking.

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In keeping with the College’s commitment to sustainability, students and faculty in the School of Business and the College have engaged in collaborative research.

Join us as these students present on their sustainability research topics and experiential learning in the field. 

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Come celebrate with Stillwater Magazine as we release our brand new issue this week! There will be readings and artwork by our featured writers and visual artists. Plus, we'll feed you all the cookies, cheese, and fresh fruit you can eat. Wednesday, April 20th, from 6:30-8:00 PM in Clark Lounge. We hope to see you there! 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Katie Marks at kmarks@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3569. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Come celebrate with Stillwater Magazine as we release our brand new issue! There will be readings and artwork by our featured writers and visual artists. Plus, we'll feed you all the cookies, cheese, and fresh fruit you can eat. Wednesday, April 20th, from 6:30-8:00 PM in Clark Lounge. We hope to see you there! 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Katie Marks at kmarks@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3569. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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 studying abroad in Australia?  Come learn about spending a semester at the University of Sydney on Tuesday, 4/26, 6:00-7:00; Textor 103.  Pizza will be provided!

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May 2nd at 7pm we will be having a movie night. Join us at our last event where we watch a fun Israeli movie/tv show and eat yummy snacks! 

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