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Curious about the separation of church and state? How religion gets covered in news media? How to think carefully and critically about religion as it manifests in our public lives?

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Teach Spanish to Children!

Contributed by Annette Levine on 11/13/2014 

 ¿Hablas español?

 ¿Te gusta trabajar con niños?

 ¡Únete a SALTAR (Spanish Language Through the Arts and Recreation)!

As part of a one-credit class, Spanish 301, we work with local elementary school teachers to bring Spanish to children. No teaching experience necessary.

*Register for Spanish 301 and request "instructor permission" on the on-line override form. Cap restrictions and class restrictions can also be lifted by the instructor as per the override request.

Favor de comunicarse con Annette Levine: alevine@ithaca.edu

 

New Course for "Identities" Theme

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 11/12/2014 

THEA 29600 01 3 credits Tues & Thurs 9:25-10:40 Sophomore standing

Creative Economy #43774        Instructor: Susan Monagan

Course Attributes:     Liberal Arts, (ICC) - Social Sciences, Theme: Identities

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How to Use the IC Mentoring Network

Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 11/12/2014 

Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.

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You are invited to spend the night in a haunted house! If you should you choose to spend the night with us, you may encounter some ghosts. So hurry, won't you?

Macabre Theatre Ensemble proudly presents the stage version of the infamous film of 1959, House On Haunted Hill by Robb White. The play is based on the public domain film which stars the legendary Vincent Price.

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Please announce final exam dates

Contributed by Leslie Kelly on 11/12/2014 

Students requesting to take final exams in Student Accessibility Services need to report exam dates by Wednesday, December 3rd.

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Each year the Office of Alumni Relations and Career Services collaborate to put on networking events that bring together IC alumni with current students. People from all majors and class years come together to discuss career-related topics, current job trends, career path ideas, and more. Network Nights also feature an alumni panel presentation or keynote speaker. Lifelong connections, professional contacts, and career insights make Network Nights invaluable events that all IC students and alumni should attend!

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Each year the Office of Alumni Relations and Career Services collaborate to put on networking events that bring together IC alumni with current students called Network Nights. People from all majors and class years come together to discuss career-related topics, current job trends, career path ideas, and more. Network Nights also feature an alumni panel presentation or keynote speaker. Lifelong connections, professional contacts, and career insights make Network Nights invaluable events that all IC students and alumni should attend!

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Tickets are still available for the final performance of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," Ithaca College Theatre's fall musical. The performance date is Thursday, November 13th at 8pm and ticket prices start at $11. You've heard the buzz...now come see the show! Call or visit the Dillingham ticket office 607-274-3224 between noon and 5pm or visit us online ithaca.ticketforce.com.

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Join us for complimentary wine, hor d'oeuvres, and jazz music planned to stimulate exchange of ideas and community partnerships at Service Learning Faculty Show and Share reception.

 

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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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The Oracle Honor Society Inducts 180 New Members on Monday, November 3, 2014.

Founded at Ithaca College in 1928, the Oracle Honor Society’s membership includes the top 10% of students in each school after their first full academic year. Oracle is founded upon the symbol of the star. The five points represent the attributes of excellence for which members of Oracle aspire: Scholarship, Leadership, Loyalty, Service, and Character. The laurel wreath around the star represents the achievements of Oracle members. The wall represents the courage and fortitude shown in order to achieve the ideals of the society, and the light is a beacon for Oracle members in the future. The olive branch is the emblem of peace - the talisman for all Oracle members.

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Thanks4giving Me a Ride Sweepstakes!

Contributed by Carl Cohen on 11/10/2014 

Our partners at Zimride by Enterprise are giving away an iPad Mini, FitBit Zip and Amazon gift cards!  Post a ride in November and be automatically entered to win. 

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Are you a leader?  Leave your mark and apply to be a participant-leader for Alternative Spring Break (ASB) in March 2015.  ASB is a week-long, substance-free program held in March that gives students the chance to gain personal and professional growth through direct volunteer experience and place-based learning.

Participant-Leaders will be responsible for organizing a group for one of the five ASB locations. Applicants must be sophomore standing or above to apply for this opportunity.

Students interested in leading an ASB trip must be sophomore standing or above. To learn more about the opportunity, you can attend one of two info sessions:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 12:10pm in Williams 221

Learn more about leading an ASB trip HERE! 

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College employees and students should plan to find alternate parking on these dates.

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How to Use the IC Mentoring Network

Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 11/07/2014 

Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.

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Monday, November 10, 2014, 3:10 - 4:05 p.m. (Register here) (Registration is recommended, but not required.)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Miranda Kaye, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Sciences, with the assistance of Mindy Cozzolino, Chair of HSR and Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy, and MaryAnn Taylor, Coordinator, Sponsored Research

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present fiction writer Victor LaValle, winner of the PEN Open Book Award, as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. He will read from his most recent novel, The Devil in Silver, at 7:30pm on Wednesday, November 12 in Klingenstein Lounge in Campus Center.

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CANCELED!! Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory TONIGHT!! November 7, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. CANCELED!! Due to forecast of cloudiness, poor visibility & flurries!!

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When you leave the 29th annual Network Nights this January in New York City and Boston, will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn’t what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd of hundreds and follow up steps to take after Network Nights.

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