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Do you currently have a vacancy in your room?

If so, you have multiple options! Students living in the Terraces, Emerson Hall, Clarke Hall, apartments and FYRE buildings may request to buyout a space in their room.  

Each resident with a vacancy in their room can pay $643 to buyout one vacancy in the room for the entire year or you can fill out a vacancy request form to pull someone into your room. If you do not have a friend to pull into your room or do not want to buy the space out, we will offer your vacancy to students on the spring wait list, house someone returning back to campus this spring, or being admitted to campus this spring. Both forms are available in our office on the lobby level of the East Tower.

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 Leadership Weekend applications are now being accepted. All First-Year Students are welcome to apply! 

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Submitted on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ITS

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Do you work in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center? If yes, then please consider completing this brief survey.


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 Dr. Jesse Kleingardner (Chemistry IC' 06), Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow with the Ithaca College Chemistry Department, has been appointed in a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at the Chemistry Department of Messiah College, starting in August of 2015. Congratulations, Jesse!

The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its Faculty-in-Residence program in the academic year, 2015-2016.  The program will bring together 3 to 5 faculty members who have proposed a program of study, reflection, planning, and action related to some aspect of faculty excellence and development.  Successful proposals will link faculty interests to Ithaca College initiatives and have a potential impact beyond the faculty member’s own discipline or department.   Proposals are especially welcome that address scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL), diversity, undergraduate scholarship, research, and creative inquiry, interdisciplinary, career development, and digital humanities. Each Resident will work on a proposed project and meet regularly with the other Residents and CFE Director for discussion, planning, and collaboration.

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The holiday shopping season has begun and if you are still struggling with what to get that "hard-to-shop-for" person on your list... STOP! Let your Personal Assistant do the work for you!

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that the Gannett Center is now in the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and December 15th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking for feedback on any issues.

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The events of recent weeks across the country and here in Ithaca have affected each of us in the Ithaca College community. Many students, staff, and faculty have been experiencing feelings of loss, confusion, sadness, and anger.  Healing begins when we can share our reactions with each other, and have those reactions heard.  Student Affairs and Campus Life and The Center for Counseling, Health and Wellness want to remind you that support is here for you.

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It's that special time of year again! Save the date for Ithaca College's 2014 Holiday Celebrations

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Harriet Malinowitz, Lecturer in the Department of Writing, has published an article on about violent, racist repression in the U.S. and in Israel/Palestine – and on the impunity enjoyed by those who represent the “law” in both places.

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Are you getting a laptop replaced as part of Technology Renewal for Spring 2015? If you are, you have a great opportunity to bring the laptop to ITS for replacement early in the semester!

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Assistant Professor Steve Gordon served as co-producer of The Santa Con. The film premieres on Lifetime on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. and will re-air throughout the weekend.

Gordon teamed up with Melissa Joan Hart, who directed and starred in the film.

Jake Witterschein '15 and Clinton Butler '15 worked as production assistants.

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Intro to Linguistics (LNGS 23200) will be offered this winter session, in a convenient online format. Registration on Homerconnect runs from now until Jan. 5th.  

Perfect for those of you looking for a course to fulfill your liberal arts, general ed, or ICC requirements. Intro to Linguistics is designated 3a for the old H&S Gen Ed system (Verbal Language). It counts as a Humanities or Social Sciences course, for all you Business, Park, HSHP, or Music students under the "old" Gen Ed system

Attention all freshmen and sophomores! Intro to Linguistics will count toward your Identities or World of Systems theme in the ICC.

Linguistics is the science of language. And since language is always an interesting and timely topic, this is your chance to learn more about it! 

This will be a 2-week, intensive online course. No need to be on campus to take it.

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The following Park School courses currently have seats remaining for the Spring 2015 semester.

Please note: Seat availability can change at any time as registration remains open through then end of spring 2015 add/drop.

CNPH Courses:

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Kristin Schultz and Taylor Flynn, both IMC juniors, have been awarded a Media Fellows Scholarship from Washington Media Scholars.

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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event! On Monday, January 19, 2015, students, staff, faculty and community members will honor Dr. King by coming together to discuss the relevance of his work today.

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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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 Snow and finals are in our near future so instead of focusing on the negatives IC Arts Ink is inviting you all to celebrate the end of the year with us! So come by Williams 222 this Thursday, Dec 11th at 7pm and make some paper snowflakes to spread winter cheer and FREE FOOD! 

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The Spring 2015 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, January 28 from 10am-3pm in Emerson Suites. There will be over 100 student organizations promoting events, recruiting members, and showcasing their student organization. The student organization is free to attend. Take this opportunity to network with student leaders, find your passion and sign up for so many amazing student organizations. 

Student Organizations interested in signing up please click here. All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up. Deadline to sign up is January 21 by 5pm.

*Please note OSEMA Recognized and Recreational Sport Clubs have top priority. 

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