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The Friends 110 computer lab is not open 24/7 during the break. Printing is available from the WebPrint Release Station during the hours an ITS consultant is not on duty. Further details regarding our computer lab hours can be found at www.ithaca.edu/its/services/labs/public/.

Friends 110, Williams 210, and the fixIT shop will resume regular hours on Monday, December 1.

Learn more about the print management program and how to use a WebPrint Release Station here.

Our partners at Zimride by Enterprise are giving away an iPad Mini, FitBit Zip and Amazon gift cards!  Post a ride in November and be automatically entered to win. 

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Be part of a growing movement of students making a real difference. 

ASB is a week-long, service immersion program held in March that gives students the chance to gain personal and professional growth through direct volunteer experience and place-based learning. Participants are be selected to join one of the five trip locations on the east coast during spring break.

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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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Each year, two students with majors in the Roy H. Park School of Communications or politics are selected as recipients of the Reginald Simmons '75 Memorial Award. The award allows students to participate in Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA), America's premier cross-cultural exchange program designed to promote understanding of Africa and its culture.

Come meet last year's recipients, and learn about their experience.
Tuesday, December 4, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Park 223

Interested students are encouraged (but not required) to attend.

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Register for the BOLD Conference!

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LEAVE YOUR MARK!

Apply to be a participant in one of this year’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips in March 2015.  ASB is a program sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs that provides service opportunities for students who successfully apply for participation at one of the five sites across the eastern United States. ASB is the best opportunity to make a difference and challenge yourself to become a better team player.

Learn more about these five awesome destinations HERE!

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The Office of Extended Studies invites you to apply for one of the Resident Assistant openings in support of the Summer College for High School Students program.

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"Depression is like a smoke that surrounds you. it makes every one of your passions & brightest qualities hazy."

In this article in SH101, learn...

  • About a student's struggle with depression 
  • What depression is and its causes
  • The symptoms
  • Treatment options and more

Here's the link:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

 

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The staff of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services knows that being back at home can be wonderful, but sometimes stressful. And some students may believe this particular break is a good time to come out to family and friends. Coming out is a highly individual, personal process. Only you can know when and whether it's the right time for you. The basic resources section of the LGBT Center website includes specific resources for you, your family, and friends, about coming out - whether you decide to do so this week, or at any other time of the year that's right for you. The Thanksgiving break resources page includes additional helpful information including how to find the nearest LGBT community center to your home community, national hotline information, and more. Resources are also always available from the LGBT Center, throughout the academic year. Wishing you a safe and happy Thanksgiving break!

Are you a member of a First Year Residential Experience Community? Do you like movies? Politics? History? International Relations?

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CMST assistant professor Christopher House will offer "CLTC 10000: Introduction to Communication and Culture" as an online course during the Winter Session (Jan 05- Jan 16). This course fulfills liberal arts general education and ICC Diversity requirements. To enroll, search course number CLTC 10000 for Winter 2015 term on Homerconnect.

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Ever dream of producing your own show? Why not propose a new show for ICTV's Spring 2015 semester!

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Looking for a social science perspective on Mind, Body, and Spirit?  There are seats available in a new section of CMST 14900, Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication.   It meets 11:00 - 11:50 MWF, and there are no prerequisites.  CRN - 43905.  

 Applications are now being accepted for the Linden Award for Learning Portfolio Excellence. This award is open to seniors who best demonstrate through their learning portfolios what they have learned in their college experience and what connections they draw among different elements of their Ithaca College education, presented in a form that effectively communicates to an external audience.

This award recognizes electronic portfolios that tell the student’s story, creating a platform for future iterations as learning continues through life. Portfolios will exemplify integrative thinking, critical and analytical problem solving and reflective learning outcomes, as created by students who have sought guidance and mentoring from Ithaca College alumni. This award has been made possible by the generosity of Jay and Judith Linden. For the 2014-15 competition, three finalists will receive a cash prize, with $3,000 for the best portfolio and $1,500 for each of the two runners-up.

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Are you a current Spanish major or minor? Are you interested in the possibility of completing a major or minor in Spanish? Would you like some information on our classes, programs, extra-curricular activities and related events? Do you just want to de-stress before finals by listening to some merengue and salsa? Then come to the Spanish Meet & Greet! This will be a great opportunity to meet fellow students and mingle with faculty. Light refreshments will be served!

When: Thursday, December 4th from 12 to 1pm

Where: Job 209 (LCEC)

Questions:  Contact Maria DiFrancesco at mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

 

 

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Campus Center & Events Services will be hosting 2 training sessions on December 2nd and 4th to teach students the basics of using 25Live, Ithaca College's new room reservation system. 

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Be BOLD!

Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/19/2014 

 Register for the BOLD Conference!

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The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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"Sexual assault and abuse survivors who receive positive social support are less likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or substance abuse issues."

In this interactive article in SH101, "Profile of a Friend", you can click on the various elements to learn about: 

  • What not to do
  • Your approach
  • Reporting
  • Available resources
  • and more

Here's the link:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

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