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Learning Opportunities

Applying to the RA, SLC, OL, PCA, President's Host or other leadership position on campus? Make sure your resume makes the right kind of first impression! In this session you'll learn how to reflect the experiences and skills you have in relation to the leadership position, in addition to other important resume essentials.

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Each semester the Gerontology Institute provides a series of workshops on aging related topics of interest to healthcare and human service professionals, as well as older adults and their friends and family members. These workshops are free to Ithaca College students, faculty and staff, although registration is required. 

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It's still a competitive job market out there, and it's up to you to create your own career success. You're not alone though- Career Services can help you get on target with career planning and preparation. Each "Career Clinic" session will cover career planning strategies based on where you are on your college path. We'll discuss what employers are looking for and how best to set yourself up for getting a job or into graduate school after graduation.

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Applying to the RA, SLC, OL, PCA, President's Host or other leadership position on campus? Make sure your resume makes the right kind of first impression! In this session you'll learn how to reflect the experiences and skills you have in relation to the leadership position, in addition to other important resume essentials.

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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. 

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Join this unique, three week study abroad program and volunteer at festivals such as the Galway International Arts Festival. Watch the video here !!

To learn more, come to the information session, Wednesday, January 28th at 7pm in PARK 223. 

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Love in the Western world is assumed to be the epitome of individual freedom. In this interdisciplinary seminar, we will examine the experiences of Asian Americans to to show how race shapes our love chances—that is, whom we are allowed to love, who we are most likely to love, and who are deemed capable of love.

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This seminar explores the historical, cultural, theological and social contexts and factors that gave rise to the pragmatic interventions of members of the Religious Society of Friends (better known as Quakers) into U.S. social/racial justice politics, regarding: 1) national debates/policies over the institution of slavery (anti-slavery movement; gradualism versus immediatism), 2) the inclusion of blacks within meeting houses in terms of membership & leadership, 3) imperialist & anti-imperialist debates over U.S. insular affairs (e.g. Puerto Rico and the Philippines), and 4) labor and civil rights struggles in most of the 20th century, among others.

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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 volunteer positions on the Galway Film Fleadh (www.galwayfilmfleadh.com) and/or Galway International Arts Festival (www.giaf.ie)* .  Galway was recently named “Official City of Film” by UNESCO… right in time for your visit!

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 Interested in learning about how families function? Planning to work with families in the future? Want to pursue a job in human services?

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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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Individual development planning identifies the employee’s development goals and the strategies for achieving them by linking them to the organization’s mission and goals. It is a personal action plan.  Taking responsibility for your professional development can be challenging. Let us help you get started! The Office of Human Resources would like to invite you to attend a workshop on how to create an Individual Development Plan. We will meet on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in room # 52 on the Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center. 

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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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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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