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Learn about sustainable tourism while traveling in Costa Rica! 

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Enter the world of this essential element as we explore questions such as: What is your water footprint? Why is water considered 'Blue Gold'? Why is water an important part of many religious rituals? We will use perspectives from the arts, humanities and sciences, with a focus on the global politics of water and sustainability and its media representations. Internet readings, videos, podcasts, guest lecturers and discussions link students with national and international experts. This asynchronous class that can be done from anywhere with high-speed online access.  Homerconnect GCOM 20100 LIberal Arts 3 cr. Questions? Email Mara Alper   malper@ithaca.edu    May 26-June 26
 

 This support group is held every Thursdays from 1-1:50 in the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) group room located on the 2nd floor of the Hammond Health Center.

 

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Sustainable Living: A Holistic Approach to Health, HLTH 21400 CRN #10086 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the May 26-June 26

ICC Themes: The Quest for a Sustainable Future and Power and Justice

ICC Perspectives: Social Science & Natural Sciences

Below is a summary of the course content. Please contact Srijana Bajracharya at sbajracharya@ithaca.edu for more information.

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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. 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 devoted to creating an Individual Development Plan. We will meet on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in room # 52 on the Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center. 

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The Writing Department is offering its 300-level Humorous Writing course online during Block I of the Summer Session (May 26-June 26).

Enrolled students will study the use of humor in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, in addition to generating their own humorous writing using prompts that focus on parody, satire, dark comedy, and surrealism. Workshops of student writing will take place on the course website. Responses to selected readings also will be posted to the course website.  

Stress: Its Nature and Management will be offered ONLINE during the May intersession, beginning May 12th and ending on May 22. 

 The course provides an overview of the nature of stress and techniques to manage stress, while emphasizing both the societal and personal dimensions of stress. Discussion, workbook activities, and projects focus on personalizing the learning experience. This is asynchronous - no need to be online at any specific time. Ideal for those who are working, travelling, or interning.


Attributes:  ICC - Social Sciences, Theme: Mind, Body, Spirit; GE 1: Self & Society, Liberal Arts

3 credits.  HLTH 22700 CRN 10035.

For more information, contact Deborah Wuest at wuest@ithaca.edu

 

 

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Fulfill an ICC Diversity requirement or get a Counseling Minor course under your belt during May Term. 

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Sign up now for the May 2015 session. 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 summer from the comforts of wherever you are.

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

 

This June Jason Hamilton from the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department will teach a Summer Session course in herbal remedies and nature-based healing. ENVS 140 will explore both modern herbalism and ancient vitalist traditions. 

 

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A 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 please join us.

When & Where: Sundays from 3:00-4:00 p.m. and Tuesdays during the common noon hour. Both sessions are held in Job 209, the LCEC.

Why: This is a great opportunity for you to  practice your Spanish language skills in a supportive, relaxed environment with native or near-native speakers of Spanish. Students of all language abilities are welcome.

Questions: Contact Professor Maria DiFrancesco, Muller 411 (mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu).

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Professor Maria DiFrancesco at mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3547.

So graduation is in a few weeks and for some of you the thought of making career decisions and taking that next step is a bit scary. This is not a time to “freak out” but rather incorporate some very active steps associated with what the next phase of your life will bring. Join us for this workshop which will offer a no-nonsense approach to your job search and beyond.

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Critical Health Issues, HLTH 20500 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the two week May Session.  ICC Attribute: Diversity. Social Science. Self and Society. ICC Theme: World of Systems.

Please contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu for more information.

 

Want to learn about sustainable tourism while traveling in Costa Rica? Take RLS 27700 Ecotourism and Natural Resource Management in FA15, Block II and travel to Costa Rica in January 2016! Info Session on Thursday, April 16, 12:15-1:00 p.m. in CHS 200. 

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Jason Hamilton, natural history expert in the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department and initiator of IC’s immensely popular Environmental Sentinels course, will be teaching a Maymester course – ENVS 142 – in the art and science of tracking.

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Working outside the United States can be simple or more complicated than you imagined, depending on what you want to do or where in the world you want to go. This workshop will help you figure out how to job search and network internationally, relocate and adjust to new cultural norms, and offer best practices for launching an international career.

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This support group is held every Thursdays from 1-1:50 in the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) group room located on the 2nd floor of the Hammond Health Center.

 

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Tuesday-Friday 10-12:30 (no class July 3rd).

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April 2015 launched the start of the annual performance review season.  The annual staff evaluation is a key component of the College's performance management process and provides a valuable opportunity for managers and their staff to review and discuss past performance, clarify job duties, set goals and establish expectations for the coming year.  The review process will continue to follow the same overall approach as last year. The main enhancement to the process is the addition of 13 core competency areas for comments and feedback. The College expects that all staff will participate in the process.

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War,Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective will be offered online during Summer Session II beginning on June 29- July 31.  

Attributes: (ICC) - Humanities, Liberal Arts,  - Social Sciences,

Themes: Power and Justice AND Quest Sustainable Future 

Course description: An investigation of the cost -- human and economic -- of organized violence, including genocide, and the efforts being made to ameliorate or eliminate the devastation. Particular emphasis is placed on the role that can be played by health care professionals who believe that war may be a preventable phenomenon that can be eradicated by traditional public health methods that have triumphed over other major health problems in the past. 3 credits

For more information, contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu or 274-1312

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