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Bring back all your gently used coats from Thanksgiving Break and donate them to a good cause!

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 Associate Professor Catherine Taylor read new work in the Royal Holloway College Poetics Research Center's Reading Series.

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Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki has been selected to deliver the main address at Ithaca College’s 2015 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 17. A member of the U.S. national rowing team for the past five years, she earned the gold in the women’s eight event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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Campus Center & Events Services will be hosting 5 training sessions in November to teach faculty and staff the basics of using 25Live, Ithaca College's new room reservation system. The dates for these sessions are: 

Thursday, Nov. 20th

Monday, Nov. 24th

Tuesday, Nov. 25th

Wednesday, Nov. 26th.   

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On Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21, Ithaca College will be hosting the New York State Public High School Athletic Association girls swimming and diving championships.  Please be aware of the following lot closures which will result from reserved parking for that event.

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Ithaca College's 29th annual Network Nights in New York City and Boston are right around the corner, and we want to make sure you're prepared. All students considering attending Network Nights are highly encouraged to attend a preparatory workshop, "What Comes After the Handshake?: Tips for Connecting with Alumni at Network Nights" which is being offered on December 3 at 4:00 p.m. in Career Services (save your seat by registering in eRecruiting). Learn what to expect, how to prepare, professional etiquette tips, and how to connect with alumni before and after the event.

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Native American Student Association will host a social featuring the Allegany River Dancers on Thursday, November 20, at 7:00pm in Emerson Suites. DINNER IS PROVIDED!

The Allegany River Indian Dancers are a Native American dance group that showcases the traditional songs and dances of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Indians. The general performances incorporate many aspects of Native American culture.

The Seneca language and culture pertaining to the origin of the songs and dances are shared in the program narratives. All performers wear traditional Native American regalia. All the music is performed live and the show is as educational as it is entertaining.  

One highlight of the show is the Iroquois Smoke Dance, a very fast contest dance. Also featured is the Hoop Dance, a beautiful story telling dance in which the dancer uses hoops to make various designs and shapes to represent birds, animals and themes from nature.

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See below or Click Here to view Dining Services' Hours of Operation for Thanksgiving Break. 

Students... Staying on campus during the Thanksgiving Break?

Click here to order meals!

 

Questions? Let us know! dine@ithaca.edu. 

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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South Hill Forest Products is now offering their local, all-natural fall honey for sale; perfect for holiday gifts! This honey was made in Ithaca College's own beehives without the use of any chemicals, and was processed and bottled by Ithaca College students -- you can't get more local than that! We are also offering our homemade beeswax salves.

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It's not too late to give or receive... we are still collecting non-perishable food items to help families in need during the holiday season and we are still accepting applications for assistance.

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Submitted on behalf of Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle, Search Committee Co-Chairs

As you know from previous reports of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs (VPEA) Search Committee, the final phase of our recruitment effort includes an invitation to select candidates for campus visits.  

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 The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours in observance of Thanksgiving Break.  Our Thanksgiving Break hours will be as follows:

Friday 11/21 - 7:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 11/22 - CLOSED

Sunday 11/23 - CLOSED

Monday 11/24 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Tuesday 11/25 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Wednesday 11/26 - Sunday 11/30 - CLOSED

We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 12/1/14.

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As Thanksgiving break approaches we would like to remind everyone that parking rules and regulations are in effect 24/7, all year round.

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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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ITS is proud to announce that Williams Hall has successfully passed the testing phase and is now officially completed.  We are excited to bring robust and dependable Wi-Fi to the hard working departments and groups in that building.

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On Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21, Ithaca College will be hosting the New York State Public High School Athletic Association girls swimming and diving championships.  Please be aware of the following lot closures which will result from reserved parking for that event.

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, November 19th.

Important reasons not to miss the next screening:

1. 65 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure)

2. Many people don't even know their blood pressure is high because there are no symptoms in most cases

3. Hypertension can lead to heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and kidney disease

4. 66% of those IC employees measured at the last screening were pre-hypertensive   (above ideal )

5. A 20 point increase in systolic blood pressure (top number) or a 10 point increase in diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) doubles the risk of heart disease.

6. Poor diet, inactivity, and being overweight can lead to an increase in blood pressure

7. If one does not adopt a healthy lifestyle, the hypertensive individual will need to take costly medication with potential side effects

8. Physical and emotional stress can elevate your blood pressure

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Featuring, Special Guest Speaker, Krystil Smith, Food Policy Coordinator for the Humane Society of the United States, based in Washington, D.C.

Join us, as Krystil speaks about the importance of reducing meat consumption, and presents the benefits of participating in the Meatless Monday program. Krystil's presentation will also be accompanied by a cooking demonstration with Executive Chef, JJ Molina. Not too mention, that delicious, free samples of a tasty vegan dish will be on hand!

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 The finals for the 4th Annual Business Idea Competition, sponsored by the School of Business, are this Thursday, November 20, at 5:30 p.m. in Textor 101. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff, as well as general public.

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The Office of Career Services will not have drop-in times available on Monday, November 24 through Friday, November 28 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Drop-ins will begin again on Monday, December 1, 2014.

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