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Thursday, April 16, 2015, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Co-sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence and Office of International Programs.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 3:00 - 4:15 p.m., Gannett 319 (Register Here)
Presented by Jim Bondra, Business, Economics, and Sport Media and Management Librarian

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
2:00-4:30 p.m.

Location: Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road (Route 96B) Ithaca, NY.

Cost: Free for IC students, staff and faculty, although registration is required.

To register, go to or contact Teri Reinemann at 274-1607 or


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Free HIV Screening

Contributed by Lynn Porter on 04/13/2015 

Do you know your status? Get screened for HIV -- Everyone is doing it!

Stop by the 2nd floor of the Hammond Health Center on Tuesday April 21st between 12pm and 4pm to get your free HIV screening! Screening is confidential, open to all students, and is done in just 10 minutes using a noninvasive mouth swab. Results will be sent to you through a secure message within 24 hours. Walk-ins welcome, or make an appointment now at the following link:  

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Today until April 17th, you are able to start applying for E-Board positions on the Student Activities Board! There are a variety of positions open: Social Media, Multimedia, Comedy, Special Events, Music, Films, Marketing and Program Coordinator. Be apart of a great club that puts on amazing events throughout the semester. A position will look great on your resume, you get tons of creative control and don't forget that we have lots of fun! Remember Applications close April 17th and it is very competitive.

Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Megan Wolk on 04/13/2015 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Jack Wang, Alison Shields and Stephen Mosher; students Candace King and John Jacobson; and alumnus David Muir. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.

IC in the Media

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For National Library Week, we'd like to know what you love about the Library.

Share your favorite things about the Library between April 13th to the 17th!

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Holocaust Survivor Speech

Contributed by Kayla Reisman on 04/13/2015 

Interested in hearing the first hand story of a Jewish man in the Holocaust? We are the last generation that will be able to do so, so this is something to tell your children about! Come on Wednesday April 15th at 6:30-7:30 in the Business School Room 111, to hear a remarkable survivor story.

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Since this Service Saturday is Volunteer Appreciation Day, enjoy a delicious breakfast with us on April 18th! You’ll also have the chance to win a variety of gift cards just for participating.

Celebrate our last event by volunteering in the local community and helping out at one of these awesome sites:

Ithaca Children’s Garden Tough Turtle Obstacle Course

Finger Lakes ReUse Center

IC-South Hill Clean Up

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Enjoy an evening out with your children at the IC Family Carnival! Inflated bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, and assorted activities stations will transform the fitness center into a children’s play land. You will want to stick around for the live entertainment, raffles, and snacks!

The event is on Friday, April 24th from 5:30 to 8 pm in the gyms on the lower level of the Fitness Center. Entry is $3 for kids, $5 for anyone over 18, and $16 for parties of 5 or more. Members of IC Student United Way organize and run the Family Carnival. All proceeds benefit the ICSUW's fall grant program, during which funds are allocated to organizations in the Ithaca community.

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ICIC 12000-01 Insight: Combining Expertise

Topic Efficiency, Productivity, and Permission to Waste

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:15, Sept. 1 – Oct. 1

Barbara Adams & Paula Turkon

CRN 23335

How much does efficiency matter in an endeavor – whether sport or agribusiness, microbiology or filmmaking? Does efficiency always yield productivity? and is productivity necessarily the goal? Does nature itself privilege these concepts? Is it ever acceptable to waste time, money, and resources? Through classtime interviews with professionals and experts from a wide range of fields, this course asks students to explore these concepts.

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April Earth Day Sweepstakes

Contributed by Carl Cohen on 04/13/2015 

Everybody loves a Sweepstakes!

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Please join us as Majors in the Department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their research for the 2015 Spring Seminar Series

Amy Parker: Contact Binary Stars 

Matthew Bellardini: A Summer of SOFIA

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"Instead of highlighting and underlining material -- which studies suggest does not boost learning or test performance -- come at it actively."

In the article in SH101

  • Learn about short-term fixes for when your test is next week
  • And long-term fixes for when life is a series of tests 
  • Watch videos of students give their views ("the writing game", "5 testing tips", and "what r the 3 r's?")
  • Discover the app that blocks online distractions

Here's the link:

Enjoy your read!

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This June Jason Hamilton from the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department will teach a Summer Session course in herbal remedies and nature-based healing. ENVS 140 will explore both modern herbalism and ancient vitalist traditions. 


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Come explore your voice in a fun, informal workshop with touring singer-songwriter Eli Conley at 12 noon on Friday April 17 in the Handwerker Gallery. Total beginners to experienced singers are welcome! Queer and transgender folks all too often find spaces focused on singing lacking relevance to our lives, awareness of our needs, and commitment to collective liberation. It is a powerful act for LGBTQ people and our straight and cisgender allies to find the power in our voices, listen deeply to each other as singers and raise our voices together in song.

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We know you love being a part of a student organization at Ithaca College, but we want to know what would make you love it even more! 

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Last Comedy Show of The Year !

Contributed by Keyana Taffe on 04/12/2015 

 We bring you funny man Alingon Mitra on Tuesday, April 14th. He performs his comedic talents in IC Square at 8:00 p.m. Alingon has been on Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, The Late Late Show, Conan and his twitter profile even mentions public transportation. SAB is quite impressed with his resume! So lets see how many IC students we can gather in the pub! Let's enjoy the last comedy show of the year and see just how funny Alingon is.

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Volunteers Needed!

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 04/12/2015 

Looking for a fun way to volunteer? Want to skip the lines at IC Kicks Back? Then volunteer at IC Kicks back on May 1, from 2pm-6pm.


You can volunteer in a variety of ways:

·        Maintaining lines for the inflatables and photo booths

·        Checking IDs

·        Taking photos of the event

·        Line control

A FREE IC Kicks Back T-shirt will be included!

If you are interested please fill out this survey by April 19.

If you have any questions please


Modern Languages and Literatures is happy to be able to provide free, drop-in tutoring for students enrolled in various language courses during the spring 2015 semester. All sessions will be held in the Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative (LCEC), Job 209. Sessions are as follows:

  • Arabic: Mondays from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • French: Fridays from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • German: Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m - 2:00 p.m.
  • Hebrew: Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 p.m.
  • Italian: Wednesdays from 2:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.
  • Spanish: Thursdays at the noon hour

Modern Languages and Literatures also offers some conversation groups for students to hone their language skills. Groups meet at the times and places indicated below:

  • French: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in IC Square
  • German: Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m - 2:00 p.m. in the LCEC
  • Italian: Wednesdays from 2:00 pm - 4:00 p.m. in the LCEC
  • Spanish: Sundays at 3 pm and Tuesdays at the noon hour in the LCEC  

We hope to see you!

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