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 Applications are now being accepted for the Linden Award for Learning Portfolio Excellence. This award is open to seniors who best demonstrate through their learning portfolios what they have learned in their college experience and what connections they draw among different elements of their Ithaca College education, presented in a form that effectively communicates to an external audience.

This award recognizes electronic portfolios that tell the student’s story, creating a platform for future iterations as learning continues through life. Portfolios will exemplify integrative thinking, critical and analytical problem solving and reflective learning outcomes, as created by students who have sought guidance and mentoring from Ithaca College alumni. This award has been made possible by the generosity of Jay and Judith Linden. For the 2014-15 competition, three finalists will receive a cash prize, with $3,000 for the best portfolio and $1,500 for each of the two runners-up.

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On Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21, Ithaca College will be hosting the New York State Public High School Athletic Association girls swimming and diving championships.  Please be aware of the following lot closures which will result from reserved parking for that event.

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Join us Dec 1 to Dec 5 from 10am to 3pm, tabling in Campus Center Lobby!

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Join Sigma Alpha Iota for the annual Turkey-a-Teacher event! Have any spare change or dollars? Donate to jars representing each one of these lovely professors: Dr. Rifkin, Dr. Peterson, Dr. Reynolds. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY!!

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Be BOLD!

Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/19/2014 

 Register for the BOLD Conference!

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 Wednesday, November 19th at 7 pm in the Fishbowl in Campus Center.

For SLI credit register on OrgSync

Is it important to marry someone of your own religion? How do apps change the dating culture of the 21st century? Explore these topics and how they relate to the Jewish religion.

 

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WHO LOVES FREE COOKIES???

Contributed by Marlowe Padilla on 11/19/2014 

 The Class of 2016 does, of course! 

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The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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Ithaca College's 29th annual Network Nights in New York City and Boston are right around the corner, and we want to make sure you're prepared. All students considering attending Network Nights are highly encouraged to attend a preparatory workshop, "What Comes After the Handshake?: Tips for Connecting with Alumni at Network Nights" which is being offered on December 3 at 4:00 p.m. in Career Services (save your seat by registering in eRecruiting). Learn what to expect, how to prepare, professional etiquette tips, and how to connect with alumni before and after the event.

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Native American Student Association will host a social featuring the Allegany River Dancers on Thursday, November 20, at 7:00pm in Emerson Suites. DINNER IS PROVIDED!

The Allegany River Indian Dancers are a Native American dance group that showcases the traditional songs and dances of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Indians. The general performances incorporate many aspects of Native American culture.

The Seneca language and culture pertaining to the origin of the songs and dances are shared in the program narratives. All performers wear traditional Native American regalia. All the music is performed live and the show is as educational as it is entertaining.  

One highlight of the show is the Iroquois Smoke Dance, a very fast contest dance. Also featured is the Hoop Dance, a beautiful story telling dance in which the dancer uses hoops to make various designs and shapes to represent birds, animals and themes from nature.

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Do you want to gain valuable communications experience while helping communicate vital information to the Ithaca College campus? Join SGA's Communications Committee!

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COATS FOR HUMANITY

Contributed by Morgan Gatzemeyer on 11/19/2014 

Bring back all your gently used coats from Thanksgiving Break and donate them to a good cause!

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See below or Click Here to view Dining Services' Hours of Operation for Thanksgiving Break. 

Students... Staying on campus during the Thanksgiving Break?

Click here to order meals!

 

Questions? Let us know! dine@ithaca.edu. 

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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"Sexual assault and abuse survivors who receive positive social support are less likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or substance abuse issues."

In this interactive article in SH101, "Profile of a Friend", you can click on the various elements to learn about: 

  • What not to do
  • Your approach
  • Reporting
  • Available resources
  • and more

Here's the link:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

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Are you interested in participating in interfaith dialogue, learning more about other faiths, and exploring your own beliefs? Join the brand new (woo!!) Interfaith Learning Community on the 2nd floor of Terrace 5 in the 2015-2016 school year.

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South Hill Forest Products is now offering their local, all-natural fall honey for sale; perfect for holiday gifts! This honey was made in Ithaca College's own beehives without the use of any chemicals, and was processed and bottled by Ithaca College students -- you can't get more local than that! We are also offering our homemade beeswax salves.

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 Craving delicious Thanksgiving food but can't wait for the holidays? IC Art's Ink has the next best thing with some adorable (but edible) Candy Turkeys! So come join us this Thursday, Nov 20th, at 7pm in Williams 221 and learn how to make your very own candy turkeys out of cookies, caramel, Peanut Butter cups and candy corn. It may not be a thanksgiving feast, but by the time you finish you'll find it hard to gobble them up!

It's not too late to give or receive... we are still collecting non-perishable food items to help families in need during the holiday season and we are still accepting applications for assistance.

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 Wed. Nov. 19th @ 12-12:50pm, Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center

Cathy J. Saloff-Coste, MS, RDN, CDN, Dietitian/Nutritionist in private practice for over 12 years and the nutrition consultant for students at Ithaca College, will discuss what it really means to eat well and how you can achieve a sustainable, balanced approach to nutrition that promotes vibrant health now and in the future.

 

 

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PLATANOS, COLLARD GREENS, Y CALLALOO

Contributed by Emily Ramos on 11/18/2014 

PODER is collaborating with the Caribbean Students Association and the Latin American Studies Department to bring Platanos, Collard Greens, Y Callaloo to Ithaca College on December 1st in Emerson Suites at 7PM! This event is free and open to the PUBLIC!

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