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 Are you currently working with students who are exploring graduate school? Encourage them to attend Ithaca College's 18th Annual Graduate & Professional School Fair!

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Over 130 schools are registered for Ithaca College's 18th Annual Graduate & Professional School Fair. The event will be held on Wednesday, September 28th from 3:30pm-5:30pm in Emerson Suites.

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The Academic Advising Center’s 1st Year Checkpoint Survey was sent to your Ithaca College email on Monday, September 19, 2016.  

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Don't forget! Tomorrow is the AFB info session held in Buttermilk Falls at 12:10pm!

This fall break, students can help the Adirondack Mountain Club groom trails and public access areas before winter with work with the local initiative Ithaca Youth Farm Project, or travel to Toronto to work with Sistering, an organization that supports marginalized and low income women in the Toronto Metro area.

The program will run from October 13 – 15 or 16, 2016. There are 5 spaces available for each trip, and students may apply to serve as participant- leaders. Costs for each trip vary, but do not exceed $75.00. Participant-leaders pay a one-time $25.00 deposit.

 Application closes Friday, September 23, at 5:00pm

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL STUDENT AWARDEES!  

Our guest speaker this year is Mr. Ellis Williams, School of Communications Class of 2013. Mr. Williams is an Associate Producer with the Bleacher Report.  We are pleased to welcome him back to Ithaca to encourage and congratulate student awardees!

Student awardees are asked to arrive at 5:00pm to check in and be seated.  BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL ATTIRE is appreciated.

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The 2016 Founder's Day Concert, originally scheduled to be held in DeWitt Park in downtown Ithaca, has been moved due to the severe thunderstorms predicted for Sunday afternoon.

The concert will now take place at Ford Hall, located in the James J. Whalen Center for Music at Ithaca College. We recommend that visitors park in the J lot near the West Tower, and use the Baker Walkway to access the Whalen Center for Music.

Click here for a campus map.

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Throughout September and October, the Academic Advising Center will be providing workshops to address some common challenges faced by first-year college students.  In these workshops, you will learn strategies and skills to prepare you for academic success.

Go to www.ithaca.edu/advising/events/ to see the list of workshops.  Registration is required.

 

 

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Curious about the Theatre Arts Management major in the Department of Theatre Arts? Come to an Open House, Wednesday, September 21st from 7-8:30pm in Job 160. You will *EAT PIZZA*, meet Theatre Arts Management students, meet the faculty who teach and advise TAMs and learn about TAM opportunities, on and off campus.

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Spend Fall Break Making a Difference!

Contributed by Don Austin on 09/16/2016 

Theres no better way to spend your Fall Break than traveling with IC students and giving back. From October 13-16th, there will be three groups of students representing Ithaca College in Toronto, Lake Placid, and right here in Ithaca. 

This fall break, students can help the Adirondack Mountain Club groom trails and public access areas before winter with work with the local initiative Ithaca Youth Farm Project, or travel to Toronto to work with Sistering, an organization that supports marginalized and low income women in the Toronto metro area.

The program will run from October 13 – 15 or 16, 2016. There are 5 spaces available for each trip, and students may apply to serve as participant- leaders. Costs for each trip vary, but do not exceed $75.00. Participant-leaders pay a one-time $25.00 deposit.

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Interested in taking a preparation course for the GRE, GMAT, MCAT, or LSAT but can't afford the cost? Apply to the Fall 2016 Kaplan Scholarship for a chance to win one of two scholarships covering the full cost of a Kaplan test preparation course of your choice!

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Due to the severe thunderstorms forecast for Sunday afternoon, the Founder's Day concert has been moved from DeWitt Park to the Ithaca College campus. The concert will take place in Ford Hall, in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Click here for a campus map.

Join us for an afternoon of stirring American band music, presented the old-fashioned way!

"Banding Together"
The Ithaca College Wind Ensemble
Christopher Hughes, conductor

Sunday, September 18, 2016
2:00 p.m.
Ford Hall, James J. Whalen Center for Music
Ithaca College

Admission is free.

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Preparing for the GRE is a significant step in your journey to Graduate School. Ithaca College's Anthropology Department has partnered with Kaplan Test Prep to provide a GRE Sample Class. 

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Deception, yearning and vengeance come to the stage as Ithaca College Theatre presents Federico Garcia Lorca’s tragic drama, “Blood Wedding.” Performances will take place in the Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center on Sept. 27, 29 and 30, October 1, 5, 6 7 and 8th at 8 p.m., as well as on Oct. 2 and 8 at 2 p.m.

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The Committee for College-wide Requirements is requesting faculty volunteers for ICC designation subcommittees.

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Choosing a major can be a bit intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Apply for the Fall 2016 Exploratory Career Coaching Group to get resources and support to assist you through this process. The group will be made up of 5 to 8 students who meet weekly to discuss their experiences and reflections, and receive guidance on self-exploration and career planning. So you get help with figuring out what you want to do with your life (for free), get to meet other people who are 'in the same boat' as you, and we have fun!

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GET OUT. GIVE BACK. Alternative Fall Break applications are now available! 

Theres no better way to spend your Fall Break than traveling with IC students and giving back. From October 13-16th, there will be three groups of students representing Ithaca College in Toronto, Lake Placid, and right here in Ithaca. 

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The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series kicks off its 2016-17 season with a reading by poet Ada Limón. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in Clark Lounge in Campus Center on Monday, September 19 at 7:30 PM, and will be followed by a Q&A and book-signing.

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Social Justice, Local Food, Trail Maintenance...

These are the themes for the 2016 Alternative Fall Break Program, and we want YOU to join us!

This fall break, students can help the Adirondack Mountain Club groom trails and public access areas before winter with work with the local initiative Ithaca Youth Farm Project, or travel to Syracuse to produce a video advertisement for the Syracuse Cultural Workers. which is a progressive publisher in our area that is committed to peace, sustainability, social justice, feminism and multiculturalism.

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You can find information regarding the approval process AND applicable forms at http://www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/driving/ you will also find a link to the Ithaca College Driving College Vehicles Policy. Please note: Risk Management will only accept the most current driver information form (revised January 2016). If you or your department have older copies of the driver information form please dispose of them. The process for students to become approved drivers can be found at: http://www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/ed_prog/.

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Ok, so figuring out what you want to major in or do for a career can be a little scary. But here's the thing: there are specific steps you can take to find the right-fit major and career for you, and there's help! Career Services has several resources to help you through the process of self-exploration and career planning. You can come by drop-ins (M-Th 11-3), set up an individual career counseling appointment, use our Career Library, or apply for our Exploratory Career Coaching Group. The group is offered in the fall semester and is open to first and second year students.

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