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Saturday, November 14 from 8am-noon there will be FREE BREAKFAST at the Terraces Dining Hall.

Come join your fellow IC Community members as we tailgate for Cortaca on November 14 at the “Terraces Tailgate Event”. There will be music from IC Alumnus Chris Washburn, tons of prizes (including 2 free tickets to the BOC spring show and 2 free tickets to IC Theater Departments’ Anonymous), games and other activities.

This is an event you do not want to miss. Bring your Ithaca College ID and your school spirit to get in. The event is FREE and open to all members of the IC Community (Faculty, Staff, Student, Alumni) with an Ithaca College ID. Anyone without an ID will be charged $5.

Seniors, do not forget to bring your Senior Card for an additional raffle ticket to be entered to win 2 free tickets to the Senior Semi Formal.

No bags or bottles will be allowed into the event!!!

 

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Spring 2016 Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications have been sent to all guardians and area coordinators, and should be completed by 5pm on Sunday, November 22nd.

To complete a questionnaire, go to the Technology Renewal website, and click on “View Assets / Complete Questionnaire.” You will need to log in with your Netpass username and password. 

If an asset is due to be replaced, you will see a red "Questionnaire Due" link that will take you to the on-line questionnaire. More information, including replacement computer configurations, is also available on the website. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Service Desk, 104 Job Hall, at helpdesk@ithaca.edu or 274-1000.

Passionate about the potential for education to change lives? 

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You’ve probably heard by now that networking is the key to landing internships and jobs, but you may still be wondering HOW exactly to do that… Come to this workshop to learn how to proactively connect with Ithaca College Alumni at Network Nights over winter break and make lasting impressions that can lead to job and internship opportunities.

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New Gross Anatomy Course

Contributed by Jim Yaggie on 11/04/2015 

In the upcoming Winter Session (January 11th-22nd), a new course in gross anatomical dissection will be offered to qualified students at Ithaca College. The course titled, Gross Anatomical Dissection: Upper Quarter (HINT 39000), is intended to offer students with a background in human anatomy (eg: PTBS 31300 & BIOL 20600 or ESS 12000 & 12100) an opportunity to perform anatomical dissections and take their knowledge of anatomy to a new level.

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Project Look Sharp’s Cyndy Scheibe led a training session for about 40 librarians in conjunction with the Board of Cooperative Educational Services on Sept. 22 in Fulton, New York. The session began with conversations about the roles librarians play with teachers and the role of technology in children’s lives in their education. In the afternoon, Scheibe led a discussion about media literacy, copyright issues and fair use.

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Special 9AM Family Weekend Mass.

Contributed by David Holmes on 11/04/2015 

 This Sunday the Ithaca College Catholic Community will be hosting a special 9AM Mass specifically for Family Weekend. Everyone is invited to come to Muller Chapel and celebrate with their families. Refreshments will be provided afterwards.  

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Education Studies Minor Info Sessions this week: Thurs (11/5) 4:00-6:00 PM and Fri (11/6) 12:00-1:00 PM. 

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 Active Minds is on the search for passionate mental health advocates to get more involved! Join us this Thursday at 12:10 in Williams 211as we announce leadership opportunities coming up for the Spring Semester. 

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Did you know that if you go to 6 Student Leadership Institute (SLI) sessions you can get a certificate? 

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Alternative Spring Break offers students the opportunity to volunteer at one of five locations in the eastern United States during spring break, March 12 - 20.

There will be an information session for students who would like to learn more about the five ASB locations for March 2016. Students can come to the session to learn about the trips, and why this program is a great way to spend spring break!

To learn more or to apply for ASB, go HERE.

The session will be held in Ithaca Falls Room on Monday, November 9, at 12:10pm. Ithaca Falls Room is located between Grand Central Smoothie Shop and the Campus Center North Foyer.

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Students! Don’t miss out on this special opportunity to volunteer at one of five exciting local sites in Tompkins County on November 7:

-       Cayuga Nature Center: Help clear hiking trails and clean grounds, while enjoying the fall weather at the same time!

-       South Hill Elementary School: Help rake leaves and clean up debris on the school’s grounds!

-       Tompkins County Public Library: Help clean up the library’s flower garden and plant tulip bulbs!

-       Salvation Army: Help prepare and serve meals to local residents in need!

-       Math Education Day with Family Math Program: Help the Family Math Program at this on-campus event in exposing youths to interactive, fun ways to learn mathematics!

For more information on Service Saturdays and to sign up, GO HERE!

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 Join us in Career Services on November 10th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. for the ICHired Virtual Ribbon Cutting!

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Do you have trouble keeping track of the changes you've made in your software projects?  Would you like a really cool way to share your code on a project or with a potential employer?  

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ICIC 14000 Character—Developing habits for good. How can we best serve society? By each and every day making choices that do good for others as well as ourselves. The content and development of character are explored through a series of challenging activities and assignments. Tools for examining and intentionally altering patterns of thought and action to better serve society are introduced. Pass/Fail. 1 credit. No prerequisites. LA. (F,S)

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Dave Hall, founder of the renowned nature awareness program Primitive Pursuits, has been practicing survival skills for more than twenty years and has amassed a comprehensive understanding of winter survival. By refining these skills, Dave has reached a point of understanding that is without peer. Through detailed explanations, illustrations, and personal anecdotes, Winter in the Wilderness imparts Dave's knowledge to readers, who will learn to meet their most basic needs: making fire, creating shelter, obtaining safe drinking water, navigating terrain, and procuring sustenance. 

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How to find SPR 2016 Salsa and Ballroom Classes to Register in Schedulizer & Homerconnect - It is NOT obvious!

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

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SGA Meeting 11/2/15 Minutes

Contributed by Dominick Recckio on 11/03/2015 

 Get a closer look at SGA! Here are the minutes from our meeting on Monday, November 2nd!

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Bigoted comments, jokes, negative assumptions and stereotypes are challenging because they can provoke our emotions and make us reactive, scared, confused, uncertain, judgmental, and less able to access our intelligence and good thinking.

DATE: Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Training/Conference Room

Lunch will be served

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