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Contributed by Natalie Grande on 04/19/2015 

RHA invites everyone to a free and fun Earth Day Celebration from 5-7pm in the Campus Center Quad on Tuesday April 21st. Plant sunflowers, make your own laundry detergent, and learn about sustainability on campus while listening to some cool tunes!

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Need an ICC Course?

Contributed by Dan Breen on 04/19/2015 

The Department of English is offering several ICC courses in the fall 0f 2015.  These include ICC Themes courses (all within the HU perspective), Diversity Courses, and Writing Intensive courses.  Follow the department on Twitter (@ICEnglishDept) for real-time updates on seat availability, and see the department's webpage for full course descriptions.

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The Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County (DCTC) Presents
The Diversity Roundtable
“Beyond Diversity: Moving to an Inclusive Culture”
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
8:15 a. m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ithaca College, Emerson Suites
Ithaca, New York

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Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 4/7/2015 for all the information about the Rotaract organizational meeting. Come meet your campus staff advisor, your sponsoring Rotary Club advisor, and possibly a couple members of the Cornell Rotaract Club.

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Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 4/7/2015 for all the information about the Rotaract organizational meeting. Come meet your campus staff advisor, your sponsoring Rotary Club advisor, and possibly a couple members of the Cornell Rotaract Club.

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Faculty Council is soliciting nominations, including self-nominations for the important position of At-Large Representative for the Committee for College-Wide Requirements (CCR). The position is a two-year one. Please submit a short statement of intent by Friday, April 24 at 5 PM, to For further information:  and


Faculty Council is seeking nominees willing to serve on the Institutional Effectiveness and Budget Committee (IEBC) for a three year beginning in the Fall 2015 semester. Two candidates will be selected. Given the current economic climate, it is crucial that faculty have input into the upcoming budgetary considerations. We are especially interested in candidates with financial and/or economic expertise, but welcome all nominations. Meetings are on Tuesday afternoons. Nominations, including self-nominations will be accepted until Friday, May 1 at 5 PM. Please send your nomination and a brief description of interest or qualifications to Peter Rothbart,

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Please join the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for an open house celebration to thank Richard Schissel for his service to Ithaca College. Dick is retiring after 30 years at IC. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are welcome to attend an informal gathering to be held at Corks and More from 5 PM to 7 PM on Tuesday April 21, 2015. RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Please RSVP to

NOTE: If you would like to share an anecdote or special memory, please email it to the SLPA departmental email. Please include your name and how you know Dick. We will print the emails and a create a notebook of stories/memories.

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Seniors, don’t forget

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 04/19/2015 

Have you made your senior class gift? The deadline is May 1.

And we need your support.

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Imprint Magazine is holding a writing contest open to ALL IC MAJORS, with five categories (news, features, poetry, short story, photography). Submissions will be accepted until May 1, 2015, and winners will be notified by May 8. Each category winner will receive a $50 cash prize!  

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Have you made your senior class gift? The deadline is May 1.

And we need your support.

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Web professionals and colleagues: This summer, Ithaca plays host to a regional conference of the HighEdWeb Association, a professional organization and community for those who work in web-related jobs at colleges and universities.

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Come work for us next Fall semester and learn just how all your mail and packages are received, processed and ready for you to pick up the same day! 

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Contributed by Keyana Taffe on 04/19/2015 

This Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in IC Square or the Pub, there is Open Mic Night! Sadly, it is SAB's last event of the year! As the semester comes to an end, wrap it up with SAB and Autumn Nicholas, our fabulous hostess. Read on for more information on how to sign up.

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Apply to be a SAC Tenant

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 04/19/2015 

Does your student organization need a centralized desk space to store important documents? Do you love hanging out in the SAC and interacting with other student organization members? Great! Apply for SAC Tenant Space.


Applications are available from until April 27. All registered student organizations are welcome to apply. Apply now.


2015 Campus Life Award Recipients

Contributed by Rory Rothman on 04/19/2015 

The Campus Life Award is given each year to a select group of graduating seniors in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community through participation and involvement in campus life.  Over the years this award has become a coveted goal and valued honor.  In order to be nominated for this prestigious award, students must have been extensively involved in a number of areas of campus life and have demonstrated significant leadership abilities and accomplishments.

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IC Kicks Back-May 1, Free Food

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 04/18/2015 

Come celebrate the end of the year at IC Kicks Back on Friday, May 1 from 2pm-6pm in the A&E Center! Challenge your friends on an inflatable Rock Climbing Wall and on the inflatable Gladiator Joust. Be sure to capture the moment with the Photo booth or try out the new interactive photo booth App Me, all provided by NY Party Works.

In addition to the fun activities, you will be able to enjoy special treats provided by Student Activities Board (SAB) and BBQ foods provided by Dining Services.

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It’s Africa Week 2015, and IC African Students Association is in the middle of an amazing lineup of events to celebrate.  IC ASA is dedicated to spreading political, social, educational, cultural and media awareness about the continent of Africa.  On Monday, they hosted their inaugural speaker, Solome Lemma, a philanthropist, activist and organizer, who spoke about the ways in which we can engage and promote diverse, nuanced, and dignified narratives of the continent of Africa.  There are many other events taking place this week including a movie screening, a panel, and a fashion show. 

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This past weekend, 14 members of Ithaca College Humans vs. Zombies Social Club traveled to Pennsylvania State University to compete in the 6th annual Penn State Humans vs. Zombies Invitational.  The day was filled with 12 hours of blasting, tagging, and camaraderie.  On campus, this student organization promotes a week-long game each semester where "zombies" try to chase and tag "humans" who then try to fend off the "zombies" with Nerf blasters. The game only takes place outdoors.  If you are interested in getting involved with this exhilarating game or meeting other players in the area, join the Ithaca College Humans vs. Zombies Social Club group on Facebook.

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On Friday, April 3, IC Women in Communications hosted IC’s first ever Dance-A-Thon in Emerson Suites.  Teams of 2-5 people signed up pledging to have at least 2 members out on the dance floor at all times during the three-hour event.  In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, all proceeds from the event were donated to The Advocacy Center, a local resource that has provided support, advocacy and education for survivors of domestic violence since 1977, survivors of child sexual abuse since 1982 and survivors of adult sexual assault since 2003.  IC Women in Communications is dedicated to addressing many other issues women face, especially within the context of the communications industry.  If you are interested, stop by one of their weekly meetings on Wednesday nights at 8:00 in Park 279.

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