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Join this unique, three week study abroad program and volunteer at festivals such as the Galway International Arts Festival. Watch the video here !!

Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 20th. This program is open to all academic majors.

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Enjoy an Interactive Dance Workshop!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/13/2015 

Rueda De Casino (Rueda) 101– Share the fun and the excitement of Cuban style circle or square dancing in this introduction to Rueda dance. In Rueda de Casino multiple couples dance in a circle doing moves that are called out by the “cantante” or caller, who is also one of the circle dancers. The caller calls moves on the fly, celebrating dance and song, with everyone having a blast. Some of the moves are graceful and intricate while others are just plain fun, like “ping pong”, “el avion”, “salto”, “superman”, and “foto”. There are many different rueda styles, and you can dance rueda starting with as few as 2 couples to as many as 100, or even more! In this introductory 1 hour class you will be taught the rueda basic and some fun moves.

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The 2015-16 endowed scholarship application period for the School of Humanities and Sciences is now open!

Applications for general H&S scholarships and scholarships by field, must be submitted by 4pm on Friday, March 13.

For questions, please contact Dylan Schoch at hsdean@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1375.

 

Don’t Die of Procrastination!!!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/13/2015 

Observing Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness month in March 2015.

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March 2nd will be here before you know it, but there is still time to take the What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge and be entered to win a tablet computer! 

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The HSHP Endowed Scholarships online application process will open 5 p.m. on Friday, February 13, 2015. Current students can apply for scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year by accessing the scholarships page on the HSHP community website located here. The deadline for submissions is 5:00pm (EST) on Monday, March 9, 2015. All applications must be received online. No hardcopies (paper) will be accepted.

 That's the question that "Active Minds Presents... Change the Conversation" will attempt to answer on February 17 at 7pm in Park 279.

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This year the Office of Residential Life will be piloting a selection process to allow individual rising junior and senior students ( or groups of rising junior and senior students who cannot fill an entire apartment) to select housing in the Circle Apartments if there are open apartments following traditional group selection. 

 

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Come to this information session on Feb 18 at 5pm to learn more about the Student Assistant, Marketing Interns, and volunteer Peer Career Advisor opportunities. And there will be free pizza!

 

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2 in 3 employers say relevant work experience and interview performance are the most important factors in hiring (well ahead of academic performance). 

In this article in SH101:

  • Watch student's videos (Interntips, Three Ps, and Extend your reach)
  • Read Q&A regarding internships
  • Learn 5 steps to an intriguing internship and & how they apply to two examples: An artsy business student and a green PR student 

Here's the link: 

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

 

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Today, the TLC will be providing an online workshop for Microsoft OneNote, a digital note taking application.

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 It's the tale of Stephen Hawking- got a little science, got a lil romance, and some hardships as well as triumphs. Watch it in Textor 102 with SAB at 8.p.m on February 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th.

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 Join CMA EDU for our first info meeting! 

 

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This Challah Is Challin' Your Name!

Contributed by Ilana Wolf on 02/12/2015 

Come stop by Campus Center from 10-1 on Friday to pick up your challah from IC Challah for Hunger! We have a special heart shaped challah for Valentine’s Day this week! Flavors include regular, chocolate chip, and cinnamon sugar. The proceeds will be donated to Food Bank of the Southern Tier and Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger!

 

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This month, Paul Hansom, Assistant Professor of English, will publish his newest work of fiction and appear as a featured performer in a local production of one of William Shakespeare’s history plays.

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Did you miss the IC Culinary Arts Bake Sale on Thursday because of no cash or forgetfulness? Well have no fear, IC Culinary Arts will be tabling in Terrace Dining Hall on Friday February 12 from 11:30 am -2:00 pm & 5:15-7:00 pm.

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Under the new leadership of Chief Information Officer, Keith 'Mac' McIntosh, ITS kindly asks faculty members to participate in the 2015 Educause Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Study of Faculty and Information Technology. This survey will be given in lieu of the biannual Ithaca College Faculty Survey on Instructional Technology which had been given in 2009, 2011, and 2013. A sample of faculty will be emailed an invitation to this survey on February 16th.  ECAR is offering the chance to win a $100 gift card from Amazon for survey participants.

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As noted during the all-College meeting in January, Vice President Gerald Hector invites faculty and staff to attend the spring semester “Dollars and $ense” meetings to hear updates about financial matters of the College. It is also an opportunity for faculty and staff to ask questions, provide feedback, and join the dialogue.

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The Ithaca College department of intercollegiate athletics is celebrating Code Blue Weekend at several sporting events from Friday through Sunday. Be sure to stop by and support our winter sports teams as they take on prominent opponents in women’s and men’s basketball, wrestling and gymnastics.

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The What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge is going on now! CLICK HERE to catch up on all of this week’s questions and improve your chances at winning one of three tablet computers

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