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The Finance and International Business Department in the School of Business is proud to announce the kick off for this year’s High School Investment Competition!

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One hundred and fifty-eight students were inducted into the Oracle Honor Society on Monday evening, November 2, 2015 at a ceremony held in Emerson Suites.

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Kudos to Active Minds at Ithaca College for hosting their Self-Care event on October 22! Counselors from CAPS presented students with techniques on how to manage stress and care for their physical and mental health during their time at IC! Visit CAPS’ web page to find out more info on mental health services they offer!



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Kudos to the Park Association For Journalists of Color for hosting a Skype Session with Buzzfeed editor (and IC alum) Aaron Edwards! PAJC members got the opportunity to learn more about Edwards’ current role as a mobile news editor and former position as a New York Times producer, as well as discuss the obstacles of being a journalist of color in the work force.



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The Macabre Theatre Ensemble isn’t your typical student organization. At Ithaca College, with a world renowned theater program, the Macabre Theatre Ensemble shows a different side of performing arts. Audience members are engaged with the show, breaking down the fourth wall to become a part of the productions. In “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, the performers explore gender and sexuality wearing nothing but sexy undergarments as the cult classic plays in the background. By the end, the audience is doing the same.

Macabre Theatre Ensemble came to life in Spring 2012, taking over the cult phenomenon “Rocky Horror Picture Show” in Fall 2013, a task previously held by IC Players. The supernatural, horror-comedy, avant-garde experimental theatre found its home at IC, and now proudly features four major productions this Fall, beginning with the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” this Halloween weekend.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) will be hiring 5 Student Leadership Consultants (SLCs) for the Spring 2016 semester. The ideal candidate has been a student at Ithaca College for a minimum of two semesters and has a general understanding of OSEMA programs and services. Candidates must apply by November 10, 2015. For a complete job description and applications instructions, please visit the SLC Selection website.    

Please join IC's Latin American Studies Program and Department of Art History for a lecture by Dr. Kency Cornejo (University of New Mexico), on "War, Feminicidio, and Migration: Central American Art on Systematic Gendered Violence."  She'll speak in the Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, November 5th, at 6 pm, as part of the Latin American Studies Program's event series focused on Central America.

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The launch of Media Literacy Week (#MediaLitWk) in the United States starts Monday 11/2 and continues through Nov. 6. The mission of Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today.

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 The Ithacan was honored with both the 2015 Newspaper Pacemaker Award and the 2015 Online Pacemaker Award for overall excellence by the Associated Collegiate Press at the Fall National College Media Convention in Austin, Texas, on October 31. 

The Pacemaker, one of the nation's most prestigious college journalism awards, is widely regarded as "the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism." Founded in 1921, the ACP is the oldest and largest membership organization for college student journalists in the country.

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Enjoy Gospel Music?

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Introducing Plum Benefits!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/02/2015 

Plum Benefits offers exclusive discounts of up to 50% off tickets and up to 60% off hotels, with access to preferred seating and special offers for top shows, attractions, theme parks, sporting events, movie tickets, hotels and much more. Plum Benefits is a unique benefit offered exclusively to companies and their employees.

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BalanceWorks November Newsletter

Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/02/2015 

Because it's that time a year again... Read all about Healthy Holiday Habits in this month's BalanceWorks Newsletter


Phi Kappa Phi Fall Awards & Induction Ceremony
Friday, November 13, 2015
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Klingenstein Lounge – Campus Center

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Raj Subramaniam, Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, publishes article with former graduate student Craig Parkes in the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance titled " Linking the revised national standards to teaching games for understanding: An eighth-grade soccer example." This article presents a case for using the tactical model as a recommended pedagogical framework to deliver game-related components for student enjoyment and success. Link to this article can be found at:

 We are currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the Spring 2016 semester. If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Olivia Boyle ( and Brian Brashear ( no later than Monday, November 16, 2015.

Please provide the following:

  • Software name and version
  • What lab(s) you need the software installed (building and room)
  • Installer CD's if appropriate
  • Licensing information if appropriate


For more information about labs and specialty software requests, please visit our labs website.

 In a presentation entitled “Goodbye to Cinema: Jean-Luc Godard’s Adieu au langage as Images at the Edge of History,” Utterson analyzed the ways in which Godard’s 2014 film (distributed in the US as Goodbye to Language) uses contemporary 3D imaging technology to engage the history of cinema, bidding “goodbye” to a certain conception of the medium (the “adieu” of the film’s title) even while it seeks to reinvent its language (or “langage”). 

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WICB won First Place for Best Special Broadcast from College Broadcasters, Inc.

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Two short stories by Italian writer Paola Masino (1908-1989), "The Noble Rooster" and "Fear," co-translated by Marella Feltrin-Morris and Chad Davidson, have been published in the journal Two Lines: World Writing in Translation  (Fall 2015). 

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Have you considered a service-based experience after graduation?  If so, City Year and the Peace Corps will be hosting a discussion to talk about these types of opportunities as well as their respective programs.

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