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The Sustainability Café on Monday, April 7th will feature Dr. Kathryn Caldwell, speaking on the “Psychology of Conservation Behavior.” 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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This coming weekend (April 11-13), VIC Radio and 91.7 FM WICB will be hosting our 28th Annual 50 Hour Marathon!  This year’s beneficiary is the Veterans Sanctuary of Tompkins County. Tune in and Donate!

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The Ithaca College Department of Theater Arts will present an original devised performance work, “Transformations,” based on the poetry of Anne Sexton. Paula Murray Cole, an assistant professor of acting in the Department of Theater Arts, directs the production.

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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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If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!

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The Philosophy Club will meet on Tuesday April 8th, 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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2014 Writing Contest Open

Contributed by Jaime Warburton on 04/04/2014 

Just four days left to submit to the Writing Contest!

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The Center for Health Promotion will be sponsoring FREE Anonymous HIV Testing for IC students on Friday, April 11, 2014

Make an anonymous appointment by calling 607-274-3136 to ensure that you can be tested! Testing slots are limited! 

Here are the details:

10:00 a.m. - Noon: Testing by appointment only. To make an appointment, call the Office of Counseling & Wellness at (607) 274-3136. Appointments are anonymous, so you have the option to use a pseudonym (alias).

12:30 - 2:30 pm: Limited Walk-in Slots are Available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Center for Health Promotion Resource Room will be the sign-up location for walk-ins. Sign ups start at noon.

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In case you haven't heard, employers ARE researching candidates online before hiring them. Make sure you're not putting your candidacy in jeopardy because of your tweets, pictures, comments, blogs, etc. Come to this workshop to learn what employers are saying and what you should be doing to protect your professional image.

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Help Us Petition Google, Inc.

Contributed by Cassandra Walters on 04/02/2014 

Active Minds at Ithaca College is petitioning Google, Inc. for a greater and more prominent inclusion of mental health resources. 

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April 8th–

Textor  Hall room 101- 7:00pm

Dr. Stewart Levy

Dr. Stuart B. Levy is Distinguished Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology and of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine; Director of the Center for Adaptation Genetics and Drug Resistance; and President of the International Alliance for Prudent Use of Antibiotics. He is a past President of the American Society for Microbiology.

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Please join H&S Pre-Law and the Ithaca College Alumni Association in welcoming Peter Mayer '70 (School of Business) and Jennifer Lahm '09 (School of H&S) to campus. Mayer and Lahm will share insights and answer questions about their academic and professional experiences at a dinner held in the Athletics and Events Center VIP Room at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 10.

Justice Mayer is a New York State Supreme Court Justice for the Tenth Judicial District, Riverhead, New York, where he presides over civil matters. Lahm is an associate at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP, where she assists with municipal matters. Their discussion will focus on the relationship between a judge and a clerk.

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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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If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!

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In coordination with the National Bone Marrow Donor Program, the Ithaca College football team is sponsoring its third annual bone marrow drive on Wednesday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Emerson Suites in the Campus Center.

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The Energy Challenge is ON!!!

Contributed by Marian Brown on 03/31/2014 

Calling all on-campus residents: the Energy Challenge is underway! RHA and Sustainability at Ithaca are co-sponsoring this campaign to see which residence hall can reduce its electricity consumption the most over the next two weeks. There will be prizes awarded to the hall with the lowest per capita energy use during the period and for the hall that has the greatest percentage reduction during the Challenge. The Challenge period started yesterday, March 30, and will end on Saturday, April 12, with the winners announced at RHA's Earth Fest on April 15. Check out the informational poster on the bulletin board in your hall - or refer to the special Energy Challenge Installments in your bathroom stalls - for tips on how to easily reduce your energy use, not just during the Energy Challenge period, but all the time! How low can you go?

The Sustainability Café on Monday, March 31st will partner with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) to host a screening of the film, “The President’s Dilemma.” 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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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents Application of Sensory Integrative Strategies with Aging Adults on Tuesday, April 8, from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is free for IC students, faculty and staff, but registration is required. Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.

 

 

 

 

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Thinking about Designing your own Major? Learn about your options.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is an educational, community experience for first-year students with goals of easing first-year student transitions, supporting academic success, and providing opportunities for meaningful interactions with peers, faculty, and staff outside the classroom. A signature of the FYRE program is its connection with the Integrative Core Curriculum themes.

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