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A portion of the 12-11-13 in store sales and online sales will be donated to the American Red Cross Club.

The Ithaca College American Red Cross Club works to promote and aid the Red Cross mission in helping others around the world. We also hold fundraisers to raise money for the Tompkins County American Red Cross and their mission to help others in need.

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Student Parking During Winter Break

Contributed by Curtis Payne on 12/10/2013 

During the Winter break any students that will have their vehicles left on campus are directed to park in the S-Lot, located next to the tennis courts.

All traffic rules and regulations are in effect during all breaks. Vehicles left on campus during fall, winter, or spring breaks must be parked in S lot, close to the tennis courts. Residents living at the Circle Apartments who leave a vehicle during fall, winter, or spring breaks must park the vehicle in the L-lot extension.


iPad Pilot Wrap Up

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 12/10/2013 

Thursday, December 12, 2013, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Register Here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Organized by Marilyn DIspensa, Instructional Technology Coordinator
We welcome your attendance at the wrap-up meeting for the Fall 2013 iPad Pilot. Twenty iPads were loaned to faculty and used for a wide range of projects. Participants will informally share their experiences. Light refreshments provided.

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As we stated last week, the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences is temporarily suspending the Environmental Studies minor as of December 20, 2013. Students currently registered in the Environmental Studies minor are not affected by this suspension, and will be able to complete the minor on schedule. We will accept applications from interested students who have not yet entered the program up to and including December 20.

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Looking for new members? Interested in advertising an upcoming event to a large group of people? Do not miss this amazing opportunity to have a table at the Spring Student Organization Fair on January 29, 2014 in Emerson Suites from 10am-3pm.

To request space at the fair please complete the 2014 Spring Student Organization Fair sign up form by January 23.

Space is first come, first serve. All registered or new student organizations are able to sign up.

If you have any questions please email


 Dr. Christopher House, assistant professor of Communication Studies, will teach "Introduction to Culture and Communication" online during Winter Session 2014 (January 6-17). To enroll, simply log onto homerconnect and search the winter session offerings.

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The Campus Store will start its end of semester textbook buyback Thursday, December 12th; we'll also be accepting rentals for return. Buyback will run right through the end of finals on Friday the 20th.

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Opening Reception: December 13, 2013, 7:00 – 10:00 PM

Exhibition Hours: December 14 and 15, 12:00 – 6:00 PM 

108 N. Cayuga St.  /  Ithaca, NY  (above Bandwagon Brew Pub)

The Fall 2013 Ithaca College photo workshop class is proud to present There’s No Reason to Go to The Alamo, an exhibition of photographic works, set to open at 108. N. Cayuga St. in Ithaca, NY. This project brings together the works of nine artists who navigate personal, cultural, and political narratives through a variety of photographic techniques, formats, and media.

Featured artists: Ian Bliss, Karissa Breuer, Krystal Cannon, Gary Chin, Erik Frid, Tommy Geanakos, Alex Mason, Emily Sprague and Leslie Thompson.

The exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public.   

Photograph by Gary Chin

Date & Time: Thursday, December 12th, 9:30 am - 10:30 am 
Location: Technology Learning Center in Friends 101 (TLC)

  • Turning Technologies: ITS supports this student response system. Come get an overview on how it works and how you can use it to engage or assess your students. <Register>

If you can't make it, these sessions will be held again in January.  Alternatively, contact Marilyn Dispensa for a one-on-one consultation.

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Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) published a chapter, “Impossibilities: Generative Misperformance and the Movements of the Teaching Body,” in Jenny Edkins and Adrian Kear (eds)International Politics and Performance: Critical Aesthetics and Creative Practice, (Routledge), 2013, pp. 150-57

The chapter first emerged as a talk, “Failing to Teach,” prepared for Ithaca Seminar Faculty Workshop, in May 2008.  Naeem thanks Warren Schlesinger (Accounting) for his support of this project.

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Minna Resnick, Art Department, has been invited to participate in the International Printmaking Biennial of Douro, Portugal in 2014.

This is the largest printmaking exhibition worldwide, comprising 400 artists and 800 works from 70 countries. The organization publishes a hardcover catalog. The Biennial includes individual featured exhibitions, as well a conference and workshops. This three month event takes place from early August to the end of October.

 Has the holiday spirit got you tapping your toes and humming favorite seasonal songs? Are you looking for a wonderful event to share with family and friends, guaranteed to leave you feeling warm and fuzzy?  Please join us on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 7:30 pm for the annual Holiday Concert presented by the Ithaca Concert Band, IC voICes, and the Seneca Singers!  Held in Ford Hall of the Whalen Center, the concert is free, open to all, and appropriate for all ages. 

We hope you will join us for what has become a favorite community tradition!  Come early and get a good seat, and happy holidays to all!

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 There are still a few spots left on IC Habitat's winter break trip to Lexington, Kentucky during the last week of winter break!

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Beat the end of the semester rush! Bring in your personal computer for diagnostic and repair services before finals week for expedited service. The fixIT Shop, located in Friends 110, will be open regular hours until Friday, December 20, 2013 for computer pick-up. The last day to drop off computers for general repair service will be on Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00pm.

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The main ITS public computer labs will follow the regular academic schedule until Friday, December 20, 2013. Williams 210 and CHS 105 will be open additional hours leading up to finals week on Saturday, December 14 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm.

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TC Lounge Open Mic Night will be hosting its annual Holiday edition this Wednesday, December 11th at 9pm in the TC Lounge! 

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 Five Writing Department faculty members will read their original work in the Handwerker Gallery at 6 pm Thursday December 12. The readers will be David Flanagan, Katharyn Machan, Jim Stafford, Mary Beth O'Connor, and Joan Marcus. Come join us for this end-of-semester celebration!

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 Five faculty members of the Writing Department will read their original work at the Handwerker Gallery at 6 pm on Thursday. The readers will be Joan Marcus, Katharyn Machan, Jim Stafford, David Flanagan, and Mary Beth O'Connor. Please join us for this end-of-semester celebration!

Due to the upcoming holiday break, the Office of Career Services will not be processing any credential requests received, between the dates of December 19th through January 1st.  We will be open for processing requests on January 2nd, 2014.

We apologize for any inconvenience and we thank you for your patience!

Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Megan Christopher on 12/09/2013 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Donathan Brown, Catherine Weidner, Annemarie Farrell, Zillah Eisenstein, Michael McCall, Sonali Samarasingh, Rachel Wagner, Jeff Cohen and Skott Freedman. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.

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