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Contributed by Theresa Radley on 10/08/2013 

Are you afraid to speak in front of people? Do you stumble over your words? Are you looking to improve your public speaking and impromptu speaking? Do you love to speak and want a new audience? Do you like collaborating with and leading team?

Come check out Toastmasters’ Open House on October 9 at 2pm in Taughannock Falls room. Meet with members of Toastmasters and get to know us through our “Ice Breaker” speeches. Toastmasters is Internationally recognized and open to all members of the Ithaca College community (students, faculty and staff). If you have any questions or need more information please contact Theresa Radley at

Online Learning & Extended Studies and the Center for Faculty Excellence invite you to participate in an Inside Higher Ed webinar and discussion:

Humanizing Your Online Course
with Michelle Pacansky-Brock
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
3:00 - 4:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
A discussion will follow the webinar from 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch), Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

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We like to go deep

Contributed by Lisa Calcasola on 10/08/2013 

We like to dig into deep questions in a relaxed environment. How long does it take to adopt a child? Do adoption policies differ country by country? Learn the answer to these questions and more by joining Adoption Support and Awareness Association!

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The Ancia Saxophone Quartet will be guest artists at the Whalen Center for Music on Saturday, October 12. This internationally acclaimed chamber ensemble will present a master class from 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the Nabenhauer Recital Room and a formal concert at 4:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11: 3pm in Williams 222   Prof. Jonathan Ablard (Latin American Studies and History, Ithaca College) will present paper "The Weight of History: Nutritional Transitiona and Obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean." He is preparing to present this at a conference at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, in Mexico City, and would love feedback (from faculty and students). Please join us for this fun talk and Q & A on a lovely Friday afternoon.  

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If you have a dependent between the ages of 19 and 25 who is a full-time student but did NOT receive Dependent Tuition Remission or a Cash Award for the 2013-2014 academic year, please complete a Dependent/Contact Update Form and attach documentation that verifies this information (a printed schedule, tuition bill etc.). In order for your dependent to show as an eligible dependent during the re-enrollment process, full-time student status must be verified prior to October 25, 2013.

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EXCITING MAJOR & INTERESTING CAREER options are available to you  -- Invest an hour  of time and find out about opportunities that may have a lifetime impact   Wed Oct 9,  7PM Williams 323


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Michael Carey can't make it until tomorrow, so he will not be here until tomorrow, Wednesday, October 9, 2013. If you can make it tomorrow, contact: - today. It will be held at Career Services, 101 Muller at 12:05.

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Please join us in welcoming Ithaca College alumnus, Stew Leonard '77, on Thursday, October 10, at 12:05 p.m. in Business 111. 

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Ithaca College has three wi-fi networks; each serves a slightly different purpose and population.

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Information Technology Services has prepared a document and worksheet to assist you with planning your computer and related technology requests as you put together your 2014-2015 fiscal year budgets.

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Would you like to better understand your Emeriti benefit? Come join us and learn what Emeriti is and how it can benefit you!

Monday, October 21, 2013
10 am - 11 am or from 3 pm - 4 pm
HR Conference Room (GL 052)
Peggy Ryan Williams Center

NOTE: RSVP by October 16th at or (607) 274-8000.

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Electro-Swing Rave!-By IC Swing

Contributed by Anthony DeVito on 10/08/2013 


Black lights, lasers, and awesome music! 

Dress up and bring your friends as we rock to some amazing electro-swing and rave songs!

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Ithaca College Women in Communications presents its first ever Tennis for Tatas event. Proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure for cancer. 

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Have you ever wanted to learn Martial Arts such as Karate, Muay Thai, Ninjutsu, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu , Krav Maga, Hapkido, Wing chun, Capoeira, Brazilian Jiujutsu and more?!!! For our next meeting for those of you who ever wanted to learn any type of Martial Arts come to Williams 313 this Thursday, October 10th at 7 pm. We will discuss the origins and history of Martial Arts as well as talk about iconic figures in Martial Arts today.

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U Lot Unavailable October 11-12

Contributed by Chris Pollock on 10/07/2013 

Please note that the U lot outside Campus Center will be closed starting Friday, October 11, at 5:00 a.m, so that we may welcome alumni and their guests to campus during Alumni Weekend. U lot will return to regular service beginning in the early morning of Sunday, October 13.

Campus Parking Map

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"Chocolate in the Chapel" - For all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and allied students to meet each other, our campus chaplains, and students from the chapel communities - Wednesday October 9, 4-6pm in Muller Chapel.

Great Chocolate of all kinds! Great Conversation with the Chaplains & Students from the Chapel Communities.

Sponsored by The IC Chaplains and the LGBT Center.

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.


Habitat for Humanity's annual 5K, Habidash, is this Saturday, October 12th! Habidash is both an IC Spirit Week and Alumni Weekend event.

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 Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, PhD Candidate at the University of Texas, Austin and an Ithaca College Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow presented "History in Exile: Contesting the Cuban Revolutionary Archive from Abroad" to the Cornell University Latin American Studies Program seminar series. In the talk, Mr. Gonzalez-Conty analyzed Tomas Gutierrez Alea's 1968 "Memories of Underdevelopment," and its influence on the subsequent fifty years of Cuban cinematic history.

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