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Need a second Writing class? Missing that Writing Effective requirement? WRTG20500 Argument will be offered online June 30-August 1!

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The Sustainability Speaker Series will present Kirby Edmonds to address the question of "How Can We Eliminate Structural Poverty?"  This learning event will take place on Wednesday, March 26th at 7:00pm in the Clark Lounge in the Campus Center.

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The Department of Theatre Arts is offering a special Summer section of Directing I, an intensive introduction to the practice of directing for the stage. Students will learn basic skills and underlying principles through exercises, theatergoing, and directing short rudimentary scenes.  Directing I is a prerequisite for Directing II, being offered in Spring 2015.    

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The Philosophy Club will meet on Wednesday March 26th, 7-8pm in Rothschild Place 147.  [For those unfamiliar, the building is next to the Communications building.]  All are welcome to come and join the conversation!

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Participate in a focus group!

Contributed by Ronald M. Trunzo on 03/25/2014 

Residential Life and Judicial Affairs is seeking interested students to participate in a 75 minute focus group during April.  Dates and times are listed below. 

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Ithaca College Theatre will present a talkback discussion with special guest Michael Friedman, American composer and lyricist. Engage in an interactive dialogue with the composer and lyricist of Gone Missing, originally created by The Civilians. The event is free and open to the public. It will begin immediately following the 2pm performance of Ithaca College Theatre’s production of Gone Missing on Saturday, March 29th (roughly 3:30pm). We hope you will join us for this exciting discussion.

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Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories.  Direct Course Enhancement is the traditional IDF grant.  Diversity/International Projects is a new category for IDF.   Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by April 15.  Guidelines and application forms may be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.

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Interested in making a difference in a child’s life?

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Did you know there's a particular way to set up your room/background for a Skype interview? More and more employers are relying on Skype and phone interviews to screen candidates, so you need to be ready.  Learn how to prepare and what to expect for these types of interviews.

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The Sustainability Café on Monday, March 17th will feature Dr. Janet Hunting presenting “Hydrogen Fuel Cell Research at IC.” The Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM, in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar. The Spring 2014 Sustainability Café/Environmental Seminar series is focused on the concept of Campus Sustainability: Hiding in Plain Sight. 

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Watch the "Gone Missing" video!

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 03/21/2014 

Thinking of getting lost at "Gone Missing"? Watch the video here! Like us on Facebook (Ithaca College Theatre Arts) and play our "what's missing" game.

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A group of Cornell students is working with Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County to explore opportunities to increase energy efficiency in rental housing. The input of Ithaca College students - undergraduate or graduate - living OFF-CAMPUS is sought for this study. You can enter to win prizes just for taking the 5-10 minutes to complete this survey questionnaire. Access the survey  and complete it by Friday, April 4. 

Career Services is here to help whether you've been planning for life after IC for a while or just getting started.

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Pendleton Summer Internship awards are available to Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts Program (all concentrations) to supplement costs associated with carrying out a departmentally approved credit-bearing summer internship.

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American Sign Language

Contributed by Nancy Kotmel on 03/19/2014 

Have you ever wanted to learn a language but struggled with verbal languages like French or Spanish? Have you been out of school for a while and nervous about taking a class? Would you enjoy learning another language and culture in a fun, relaxed, “hands-on” environment? Do you want to “brush-up” on old ASL skills? If so, you are invited to register for Beginner's American Sign Language I and Beginner's American Sign Language II this spring.

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The Writing Department will be offering an online section of Personal Essay (WRTG 20500) this summer from June 30 to Aug. 1. The course encourages students' own self-exploration of their identities and introduces them to the Personal Essay genre through assigned readings and writing practice. Various techniques of narrative and reflective storytelling also are taught. The course is ideal for students in Ithaca, at home, or on the move, as it's online and all the work will be turned in digitally.

 It is a scavenger hunt with team building activities. Come hunt for hope, scavenge for love!

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Upcoming Film Series Event!!

Contributed by Kerry E. Spitze on 03/17/2014 

Come join us for a public viewing and discussion of a 3-part film series entitled, Race: The Power of an Illusion.

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Join Heart4Heart at Ithaca College's Eboard!

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The Philosophy Club will meet on Wednesday March 19th, 7-8pm in Rothschild Place 147.  [For those unfamiliar, the building is next to the Communications building.]  All are welcome to come and join the conversation!

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