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Learning Opportunities

Intro to Linguistics (LNGS 23200) will be offered this winter session, in a convenient online format. Registration on Homerconnect runs from now until Jan. 5th.  

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.

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July 4–28, 2015; 2 credits; $3,900 (plus airfare)

Study abroad in Galway, Ireland this July and attend and volunteer at 2 major arts festivals.

Over 3 weeks, you’ll earn 2 academic credits and be placed in internship positions on the Galway Film Fleadh (www.galwayfilmfleadh.com) and/or Galway International Arts Festival (www.giaf.ie). Placements will be assigned in discussion with the program organizers.

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Día Internacional de los Derechos Humanos
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
7-8:30pm Textor 102
Ithaca College

December 10th marks the date that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. This Wednesday, Dec. 10th, we will honor this historic date by unveiling stories that bear witness to U.S. - Latin American relations and the experiences of activism and resistance. 

7-7:45pm Teatro y Fronteras. IC Teatro will will share original works they've written inspired by the Teatro Campesino movement.

7:50-8:30pm Ayotzinapa's 43 missing student activists.

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Image Text Practicum, June 29-July 11, 2015 

Taught by Nicholas Muellner (Photography) and Catherine Taylor (Writing)

Create original projects at the intersection of writing and photography while working with internationally renowned artists.

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The Office of Human Resources is pleased to once again offer Engaging Professionals at Ithaca College (EPIC), a competency-based certificate program for administrative office professionals.

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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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Winter 2015 registration is still open for Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Online) ANTH 104000.  Fulfill one of your general education requirements for ICC with this thought-provoking and applicable class this winter from the comforts of wherever you are.

Contact Dr. Sue-Je Gage at sgage@ithaca.edu for more information.

 

Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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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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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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 Wednesday, November 19th at 7 pm in the Fishbowl in Campus Center.

For SLI credit register on OrgSync

Is it important to marry someone of your own religion? How do apps change the dating culture of the 21st century? Explore these topics and how they relate to the Jewish religion.

 

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Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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“Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” Benjamin Franklin

This workshop will help participants identify and leverage your strengths. Identifying and capitalizing on your strengths will lead to your success as an individual and as a team member. Get to the heart of building and sustaining strength-based performance and discover the power of you at your best.   

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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 practice your French in a casual and friendly atmosphere at the weekly French conversation group!  French speakers of all levels are welcome.  Ben, our wonderful group leader, will be graduating in December, so now is the time to take advantage of his presence and expertise!

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This popular and participatory education workshop will prepare our community for the visit on Nov. 17-19 with Marylen Serna Salinas, who is a local leader among the campesino (small farmers) movement in Colombia, and a national leader of the Agrarian Summit and the People's Congress. Ithaca community activists will learn about the unified political aspirations of campesinos, indigenous peoples, and Afro-Colombians, and discuss how these goals relate to our aspirations for political transformation in Ithaca.

STUDENTS WELCOME!!!!

WED NOV 12 530-730 @ GIAC, Teen Room. 301 W. Court St, downtown

Event is free and open to public. Light dinner will be served at 530. Workshop starts at 6pm.

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"Eighty percent of life is showing up."  ~ Woody Allen
 
The Writing Department will offer the 1-credit course "Writer's Practice," (WRTG 26100) online during the upcoming Winter Session, January 5-16. The course will serve students of varying levels of writing expertise & experience. In particular, enrolled students may work on:

a) an idea they've considered but never pursued for a novel, poetry collection, story collection, work of creative nonfiction, literary journalism, etc.
b) a project they've already started and want to continue.
c) a series of directed exercises to strengthen specific creative writing skills.
 
Enrolled students must commit to 3.5 hours of writing per day, distributed however they wish. By the end of each day, students will be accountable for sharing on the course website approximately 5 new pages of creative work.

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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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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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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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