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Two student affairs staff members, Doreen Hettich-Atkins and Tiffani Ziemann, have are very involved in the College Student Personnel Association of New York State (CSPA-NYS).  They both serve as Board members and presented at the recent conference.  

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Are you wondering what you should be doing now to plan for retirement in the future? Do you have enough life insurance? Are you prepared if an injury or illness should strike?

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The article (Partisan Participation and Ethnic Autonomy: the Case of the Mapuche Organization Admapu, in Chile; Journal of Latin American Studies, Oct. 2015; co-authored with Christian Martinez Neira) examines the formation of Admapu - an organization representing a broad sector of mapuche society that resisted the actions of the Chilean dictatorship in the 1980s. In political memory, the period of agrarian reform marks a time of hope and strong participation, but here we show how an autonomy project developed within Admapu conflicted with those making political alliances with the Chilean Left. We examine the internal dynamics of Admapu, and argue that at the end of the decade the organization divided into factions that cemented a rupture with the political system that helps explain the formation of contemporary resistance movements.

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Applications are now open for blogging internships with the 2016 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.

Bloggers are required to enroll in a three credit 300 level seminar called FESTIVALS: BLOGGING, which covers the history of film festivals, intensive immersion in FLEFF, and blogging.

Applications available on the right hand side of the FLEFF website: 

Applications must be typed, printed out, and submitted to Rosalie Fitzgerald, Special Assistant to Dr. Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost, Job 202, by 4 p.m. on October 30.

  All students are welcome to attend on Wednesday October 28th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.!

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The Office of Extended Studies is seeking a Student Programs Assistant to support our summer programs and office operations for 10-15 hours per week during the spring semester, continuing on a full-time basis during the summer.

On-campus summer housing is available.

Visit the student employment database for a full list of responsibilities and qualifications.

Email a cover letter and resume to

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Participant-Leaders will be responsible for delivering an orientation session before the trip, organizing the group and leading group reflections throughout, and “bringing it back to campus” after the trip is over. 

Why should you become a Participant-Leader? Because you’ll get to…

·         Learn and exercise new leadership skills

·         Travel during spring break

·         Receive a significantly reduced fee for participation (Participant-Leaders only pay a one-time $50 deposit for the trip)

·         Help make this a positive experience for fellow IC students

This is the perfect way to develop leadership skills and give back to the community at the same time.  Applications for will open this Monday, October 26, 2015 and are due on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 5:00pm.

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Jane Mt Pleasant teaches in Cornell University’s Department of Horticulture and is affiliated with Cornell’s American Indian Program. Her research focuses on Iroquois agricultural knowledge and the productivity of Iroquois cropping systems, and she lectures frequently on their links to contemporary agricultural sustainability – weaving in history, archaeology, paleobotany, and cultural/social anthropology in order to provide a bridge between scholars in the humanities and social sciences. 

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Become a Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival Fellow or Blogging Intern!

Drop by Park 350 to meet with Beini Chen, Assistant to the Codirectors, for more info:

Wed 10/21  3:15 p.m-5:15 
Thursday 10/22  1:00p.m-2:30 and 4:00-5:00 
Friday 10/23  1:00 pm-4:00
Wed 10/28  3:15 p.m-5:15 
Thurs 10/29  11:00am-12:00, 1:00p.m-2:30 and 4:00-5:00 
Friday 10/30 1:00 pm-4:00 

Applications for FLEFF blogging internships (which is a three credit seminar 300 level seminar) are due Friday October 30. Sophomore, junior, or senior standing only, preferably with prior FLEFF fellows course or  FLEFF mini courses.  

If you want to be a fellow, just sign up for the one credit mini course under GCOM.


Make your voice heard in drafting the Student Bill of Rights with Student Body President Dominick Recckio.

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SGA Meeting 10/19/15 Minutes

Contributed by Dominick Recckio on 10/20/2015 

 Get a closer look at SGA! Here are the minutes from our meeting on Monday, October 19th! 

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On Sunday, October 18th, On the Verge presented a staged reading of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons at the 2015 meeting of the Arthur Miller Society at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY.  The reading was directed by Claire Gleitman (Professor, department of English), and the cast included faculty members (Greg Bostwick, Kathleen Mulligan, Jennifer Herzog, Theatre; Chris Holmes, English) and students (Dan Wisniewski, Hailee Murphy, Justin Albinder, Adam David, and Fiorella Fernandez).

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Chris Holmes, Assistant Professor of English, delivered an invited lecture to graduate students at The University of Pennsylvania on the evening of Monday, October 12. Professor Holmes' talk was entitled “Three Types of Failed Mechanisms in the Work of Ivan Vladislavic,” and it was presented to Professor Rita Barnard's graduate seminar, “South African Modernisms: City, Country, World.”

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Do you have your Halloween costume ready? Well put it on and get ready to have a fun night watching your fellow students perform at BOC's Student Showcase!

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It is very rare that we are able to announce additional open spaces for this popular retreat! The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs has a few open spaces we are looking to fill with students who are interested in a high-quality learning opportunity.  

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Elijah Breton (class of 2016) and Timothy Johnson (Professor of Music Theory) will present a lecture on cultural and social aspects of music in football (or soccer) and baseball on Monday, October 26, at 5pm (2105 Whalen Center for Music). 

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Honor veterans for their service

Contributed by Kelly Stern on 10/20/2015 

Bring a friend to Ithaca College's 13th annual Veterans Day celebration at noon on Tuesday, November 10, in Ford Hall, Whalen Center for Music.

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The Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts will present Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters.

Tickets for She Kills Monsters are free but reservations are required. To reserve tickets e-mail and indicate a first and second choice of performance date and time. All tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be picked up at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the performance. Performance times are 8:00pm on Friday, October 23rd, 2:00pm and 8:00pm on Saturday, October 24th, 2:00pm on Sunday, October 25th, 8:00pm on Friday, October 30th, and Saturday, October 31st at 2:00 pm and 8:00pm. All performances will be held in Studio 2 in Dillingham Center.

She Kills Monsters contains adult content; viewer discretion is advised.

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Wednesday, October 21 in NY Go Purple Day for domestic violence awareness. Wear purple to show support!

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This exhibition explores the contrast between the manufactured environment we have constructed and the sublime qualities of the natural world.  Falk uses the experiences she has had and the observations she has made while living in a variety of places to propel her work.  […] the space between prompts viewers to consider the future and how extreme forces of nature may disrupt the balance that we have so carefully created.

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