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 The Cortaca Blood Drive Challenge will be Monday October 6th in Emerson Suites from 10 to 5 pm, and Tuesday October 7th in the Fitness Center from 10 to 5 pm.

Help us to beat Cortland and show them how much we are a giving campus with 200 blood  donors each day!!! And think of all the help our community will get too!!!

Please sign up with redcrossblood.org  or call 1-800-REDCROSS to make an appointment. You can also sign up in Campus Center from 9 to 3 at our table September 29, & the 30, and October 1,2,and the 3rd. 

Please help by being a regular donor so blood products of all types are available whenever and wherever they're needed.

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Tuesday September 30th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. All students from all class years and majors are encouraged to attend!

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IC FIT KIDS: Personalized one on one training customized to help your child reach their fitness goals at the Ithaca College Robert R. Colbert Wellness Clinic!

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Contributed on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration.

Now that the start of the academic year is upon us, I wanted to take this opportunity to update the campus community on the progress of the Strategic Sourcing initiative.

As a quick reminder, the goals of this initiative are to streamline the purchasing process, to be more responsive to the procurement-related services and support required by the campus community and to fully leverage the value and benefits of our annual purchasing volume.

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Join Jewish community in celebration of the start of the New 5775 Year!

Wednesday, September 24th, at 7:00pm, Emerson Suites. Cost $10. Formal Attire

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Choosing a major can be a bit intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Apply for the Fall 2014 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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Sound Wealth Financial Group is seeking applicants for a Financial Representative position. They are a general agency of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, which is one of the largest mutual life insurance companies in the U.S. To learn more, attend the Sound Wealth Financial Group Information Session on Monday, Sept. 15 at 1:00pm in Career Services.

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Learn more about City Year, a nonprofit that has hired 10-15 IC seniors each of the last several years, during their information sessions. Join us on Monday, Sept. 15 at 3:30 or 4:00pm in Career Services.

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Peace Action New York State uses lobbying and direct political action to promote the non-violent resolution of conflict, the abolition of nuclear weapons, halting the global spread of conventional arms, building a human rights culture and supporting human needs instead of militarism.  Learn more about this organization and its Student Organizer Internships during their info session.

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Join 500 of your peers and 67 employers at the Job & Internship Fair tonight in Emerson Suites!  You'll get career info, find jobs & internships and network with employers.  You also might win one of 5 $25 IC Bookstore Gift Cards during our door prize drawing.

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Submitted on behalf of Interim Provost Linda Petrosino

I am pleased to announce that effective September 16, there will be several staffing changes in the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs.

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 Attention, nature lovers! Ithaca College Natural Lands seeks volunteer stewards. Learn how to join here.

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Students interested in a semester-long internship and academic experience in Washington, D.C. are invited to attend the IC in DC information session on Thursday, September 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Job 312.

Representatives from the Cornell in Washington program will be available to answer questions. Interested students and their academic advisors are encouraged to attend.

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UPDATE: This week's meeting topic is titled
Start Your Own Success Story

You can do it! Here's how to set yourself up for a winning-at-losing tale.
Talk about the perfect time to (re)start the program!

Please visit the Intercom announcement dated 9/4/14 for the details. This is a perfect time to get reconnected with the meetings. There is no obligation to join. You can bring your lunch and it’s okay to leave early if you have another appointment or a class.

Open House: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from
11:30am to 12:00pm or
12:30pm to 1:00pm

Where: Peggy Ryan Williams Building Room GLO52

Come check it out. What have you got to lose?

The videos:

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Students interested in spending the Spring 2015 semester in New York City are invited to attend the following informational sessions:

Roy H. Park School of Communications and School of Business
Thursday, September 18, 2014
12:10 p.m.
BUS 111

School of Health Sciences and Human Performance
Thursday, September 18, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Hill G75

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Information Technology Services has published a number of Intercom articles related to Microsoft Office over the past few months. In case you missed any of the articles here is a summary:

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Submitted on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance.

Please mark your calendars to join us on October 1st, 2nd, and 3rd to view demonstrations from up to three different eMarketplace providers.  All sessions will be open to the campus community.

As the Strategic Sourcing Information Technology Advisory Committee finalizes its review of responses received to a formal Request for Proposal, further communication around chosen vendor(s) and demonstration schedule will be released in the coming weeks.

 

 

 

CMA EDU is the Country Music Association’s college outreach and business development program. CMA EDU’s primary focus is to educate college students on career opportunities within the music and entertainment industries. Each semester CMA EDU invites industry professionals including artists as guest speakers to their respective campuses. Industry speakers share their insights into the field, discuss current industry trends and impart concrete advice on how to successful pursue and excel in a music business career. 

IC Student are interested in starting their own CMA EDU Chapter; however, they need your help. They are looking for students to serve as members and either a staff or faculty member to serve as their adviser.

They are looking for people who are passionate about the music industry and country music. Please contact Christie Bonacci at cbonacc1@ithaca.edu if you are interested!

 

 

Stop by IC Square at 3:00 PM on TODAY to support Chris Allinger, radio host of Q 103.7, as he raises money for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack™ Program. Ithaca College will be his last stop and we've set up the sage to welcome him back to Ithaca!

On Monday, Chris began his 100+ mile trek around Tompkins County at Cornell University. As Chris walks, he collects donations to support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The BackPack™ Program provides healthy, kid-friendly foods to children at risk for hunger. These children do not have access to food at home over the weekends and holiday breaks and each child in the program discreetly receives a backpack stuffed with food to last through their school break.

Show your support for Chris and the Food Bank by cheering him on the last leg of his route through IC Square! Refreshments will be provided.

More information about Walkin' the Country and the Food Bank can be found here

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Want to come play (or learn to play) contra music? Come to Fish Bowl, the open contra music group that meets on Friday afternoons in the Campus Center, near the Fish Bowl (the glass-walled room near the coffee shop). On nice days, we'll be outdoors on the patio. 

 

 

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