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Learning Opportunities

Intro to Linguistics (LNGS 23200) will be offered this winter session, in a convenient online format.

Perfect for those of you looking for a course to fulfill your liberal arts, general ed, or ICC requirements. Intro to Linguistics is designated 3a for the old H&S Gen Ed system (Verbal Language). It counts as a Humanities or Social Sciences course, for all you Business, Park, HSHP, or Music students under the "old" Gen Ed system

Attention all freshmen and sophomores! Intro to Linguistics will count toward your Identities or World of Systems theme in the ICC.

Linguistics is the science of language. And since language is always an interesting and timely topic, this is your chance to learn more about it! 

This will be a 2-week, intensive online course. No need to be on campus to take it. It's perfect for the winter session, and for the chance to get 3 credits toward your graduation requirements.

For questions, please email jpfrehm@ithaca.edu.

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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tertulia is a social gathering with literary or artistic overtones, especially in Spain or Latin America. If you are a student of Spanish, speak Spanish at home and miss speaking it on campus, or if you are simply looking to meet others who are passionate about the Spanish-speaking world and its cultures, then this is your chance! Come join the fun!

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Making Ithaca College accessible to all community members will require creative and responsive accommodations. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) addresses the need to make accommodations for persons with disabilities so that they can achieve success in their employment. This workshop provides an insight into what constitutes a “respectful accommodation.” Specific examples of accommodations for employees who have various types of disabilities are included.

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Come practice your French in a casual and friendly atmosphere at the weekly French conversation group!  French speakers of all levels are welcome.  The group is led by a native French student.

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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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Come and attend three workshops in two hours on Friday, October 10.

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The gender pay gap. Double standards. “Superwoman Syndrome.”  These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session we’ll explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.

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Come and attend three workshops in two hours on Friday, October 10.

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The gender pay gap. Double standards. “Superwoman Syndrome.”  These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session we’ll explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.

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The 2014 Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) will be held on October 31-November 2. This two and a half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationship to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group, as well as in smaller, informal conversations.

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Making connections is critical for anyone who wants to find professional opportunities, however, it can seem like a daunting process. This workshop will examine the different ways that people network and discuss strategies for doing it successfully..

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Associate Professor Elizabeth Bergman, Aging Studies, will present "Exploring the Aging Experience" on Thursday, October 2, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Tompkins County Office for the Aging. Bergman will engage participants in a number of activities designed to educate and sensitize individuals to the physical, psychological, social, and other changes that are common as we age. This free workshop is open to family caregivers and others interested in how to communicate with, and assist, older adults in overcoming and copying with age-related changes. Please contact the Office for the Aging to register by calling 274-5492, or email dstoyell@tompkins-co.org .

The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies is accepting applications for the Spring 2015 Outdoor Adventure Leadership (OAL) Immersion Semester Program (ISP). 

The ISP is an intensive semester-long study away program for outdoor leadership and skill development that employs adventure pursuits (i.e. backpacking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting) to consider topics ranging from wilderness philosophy to wilderness ethics, wilderness leadership to risk management, and wilderness literature to wilderness medicine.

The ISP is open to all majors and minors featuring six courses (18 credits-listed below) and experiential learning opportunities emphasizing leadership, judgment, decision-making, and communication.

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The 13th annual Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) for Ithaca College students will be held on October 31 to November 2, 2014. This two and a half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationship to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group. There will also be an opportunity to connect in smaller, informal groups. 

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Cornell Professor, Ed Baptist presents his eye opening book "The  Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism"
*This Thursday 9/18, at Buffalo Street Books at 6:00 pm.

Baptist's newest publication follows on the heels of recent racial tensions, and focuses on the idea that "*the commodification and  suffering and forced labor of African Americans is what made the United States
powerful and rich...'  *He invites the community to explore the   history of American Capitalism - the half that has never been told.

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Making connections is critical for anyone who wants to find professional opportunities, however, it can seem like a daunting process. This workshop will examine the different ways that people network and discuss strategies for doing it successfully.

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If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!

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Come practice your French in a casual and friendly atmosphere at the weekly French conversation group!  French speakers of all levels are welcome.  The group is led by a native French student.

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Have you always wondered what it might be like to order tapas in Spain? Do you wish you could ask someone what it's really like to live with a Spanish family? Ever wonder what you might have to do to get a cell phone in Sevilla so that you can keep up with your friends and family while away? If so, than this is your opportunity!

The Spanish section of Modern Languages and Literatures invites students interested in learning about Spanish culture (and culture shock) to come to an hora de cultura. Emma Rizzo (Journalism major, Spanish minor), currently studying in Seville, Spain, will be our invited speaker during a web conference on Monday, September 15th at 3 p.m. in the Languages and Cultures Exchange Cooperative (Job 209). Come ready to participate and to get a real sense of what it means to live la vida loca! 

This event is free and open to the public. 

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