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You don't have to have a connection to the armed forces to attend and appreciate Ithaca College's 13th annual Veterans Day Celebration!

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Native American Month

Contributed by RahK Lash on 11/02/2015 

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 Ithaca College celebrates the rich history and cultures of the natives of our land. Our campus comes together for several events, lectures and other programs to commemorate the influence native cultures have had on our lives and the history of our country.

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Karl Smolenski gives a talk entitled: An engineer¹s role in high energy physics: Building a next generation detector for CMS at CERN.

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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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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.

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, October 28th.

Body:
67 million people have high blood pressure in America

What we already knew:

·Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.

·Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.

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Need a course for your identities or mind, body, spirit theme?

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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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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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Email is a necessity for every business workplace but writing email well is not a skill that most people have been taught. When you’re at a desk and under time pressure to get work done, you usually don’t pause and review the rules for effective business writing.

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Sign up now for this thought-provoking and applicable online course in cultural anthropology (ANTH 104000) this Winter 2016 session! It's a course that connects us to the current global era and fulfills one of your general education requirements for ICC. Sign up for this active and engaging 10-day course that you can take from the comforts of wherever you are! Winter session dates are January 11-22, 2016.

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

Due to the high demand for seats in Acting I, freshmen and sophomores can rarely enroll in the class. The Department of Theatre Arts offers one section exclusively for these students, available by audition.

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It is very rare that we are able to announce additional open spaces for this popular retreat! The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs has a few open spaces we are looking to fill with students who are interested in a high-quality learning opportunity.  

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On November 12, from 12 noon to 1:00 PM, representatives from New England Aquarium will be hosting an Employer Information Session in Career Services (101 Muller) and will also be talking with students about full-time job and internship opportunities. There will be many opportunities available across many disciplines. Come and find out what they are!

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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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The Immersion Semester Program (ISP) is now accepting applications for the spring 2016 semester from students who are enthusiastic about activities such as hiking, backpacking, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, and alpine travel, as well as those who would like to use these skills as a catalyst for growth in themselves and those they may serve. 

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Often, managers and educators put together diverse teams or groups, but then work in ways that fail to reap the benefits of that diversity. This highly interactive workshop offers both a framework and practical tips for leveraging the power of diverse teams, optimizing innovation, and strengthening organizational decision-making. It invites participants to become intentional and strategic about this work. Designed for supervisors who lead diverse teams and faculty members who want to leverage diversity to enhance classroom learning or to strengthen students’ readiness to embrace diversity in community settings. Open to all interested in the topics covered.

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Wednesday, October 14
Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Founders Room - PRWC - 3rd Floor

 

Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants

Bring your ideas/concept paper and talk with Wade Pickren, PhD, Director of Sponsored Research and Warren Calderone, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

 

REGISTER HERE FOR GRANTS 101

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Sophomore Year is an important time to put together your personals career goals and direction. As a Sophomore have you decided on a major, a minor, or concentration? Have you made a plan of how you are going to get experiential learning opportunities and or leadership experience? Join the Career Service's office for an in-depth discussion, specifically for a sophomore's next steps.

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Email is a necessity for every business workplace but writing email well is not a skill that most people have been taught. When you’re at a desk and under time pressure to get work done, you usually don’t pause and review the rules for effective business writing. 

This 2-part email workshop will give you helpful tips so that you can compose your message content quickly, and then edit it into a clear, effective, and professional email for your reader. We’ll be discussing guidelines to organize your message for your reader’s benefit and work on examples in small groups and individually. Take a look at the email you write and receive: What factors make email hard to write? Hard to understand? Easy to follow and remember?    That’s where we’ll start!

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