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This introductory course explores the development of the U.S. political system, the values it is based on, how it works, how politics and policy intersect within it, and its impact upon individuals and groups alike.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Mr. Travis Newton from LeMoyne College will visit campus to host an informational table and provide an information session about LeMoyne's new Masters in Arts Administration degree.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Amanda MacLachlan from New York Life will visit campus to serve as an employer-in-residence for students interested in learning more about careers in finance.

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Career Services is pleased to welcome Madelyn Saylor from Aureus Medical Group to campus on April 23.  Ms. Saylor will be hosting a lunch and learn session to discuss working in the field of Rehabilitation Therapy and what Aureus does to support graduates interest in that career path.

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Come enjoy some coffee and treats with IC Women of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) on Monday April, 27 at 7:30 PM in the Campus Center Taughannock Falls Meeting Room! Dr. Sharon Stephenson, nuclear physicist and chairperson of the physics department at Gettysburg College, will give a 15-20 minute presentation on the subject of underrepresentation of women in STEM, followed by a Q&A with Dr. Stephenson and STEM faculty from Ithaca College regarding underrepresentation in the sciences and personal experiences.

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The submission deadline for this year's Michael Clark Essay Contest has been extended to Wednesday, April 22.  The contest awards a prize of $200 to an outstanding undergraduate essay on Renaissance literature.

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 Register Vehicles of Overnight and Weekend Guest Just Got Easier

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ICIC 12000-03 Insight: Combining Expertise

Topic Finding Joy

Mondays & Wednesdays 4-5:15, Aug. 26 – Sept. 30

Gordon Rowland & Karl Paulnack

CRN 23781

What is joy? Where do we find it? How do we get it? What life practices build joyous lives?

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Back by popular demand- Chair Massage for Students!

The Center for Health Promotion has partnered with A Massage Station of Ithaca to bring chair massages to IC students.

Sign up HERE! Pay online with Pay Pal, only $1 per minute. If all slots are filled, try again next month!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015



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"In honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16th), learn what to look for in a health website, and how to recognize red flags."

In this article in SH101:  

  • Learn ways to sort the best from the bogus (online health info)
  • Discover how to check if info is evidence-based 
  • Browse through a list of reliable health websites 

Here's the link:


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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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With days to go before the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival, you can own a piece of history. The IC Asian American Alliance will be selling IPAAFF t-shirts at the Campus Center on Friday, April 17 from 9am to 3pm. Shirts will sell for $15! Proceeds go directly to IPAAFF.



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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Now that we’ve got your attention, we’d like to invite you to Stillwater Magazine’s release party and showcase!

Come to Emerson Suites on April 21st from 7-9pm for refreshments, great artwork, and readings of original works by your peers. Stay the full two hours or just pop by! We’d love to have you!

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With one week to go before the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival, you can own a piece of history. The IC Asian American Alliance will be selling IPAAFF t-shirts at the Campus Center on Friday, April 17. Shirts will sell for $15! Proceeds go directly to IPAAFF.


IC Kicks Back!

Contributed by Rory Rothman on 04/15/2015 

To All Ithaca College Students:

We would like to invite you to our traditional celebration for the last Friday of classes – IC Kicks Back.  As always, this will be a fun and relaxing experience where you and your friends can create great memories.  Besides the free food, and a concert presented by the Bureau of Concerts, you can expect a variety of entertaining activities courtesy of several IC student organizations.  IC Kicks Back will be held on Friday, May 1st from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Quad.  Look for advertisements about the event.  Don’t miss out on this fabulous tradition!

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 Share your musical abilities with the Circles! The Circle Apartment Assistants are putting on an event called THE CIRCLE JAM and it’s their version of the fantastic Ithaca community event known as Porch Fest.  Come and join us at this musical event featuring main stage performances, the musical stylings of your peers, lawn games, food, and tie-dye. 

Details:  Saturday, April 25th from 12:00pm – 3:00pm throughout the Circle Apartments.  Main Stage event will be from 1:00pm-2:00pm in the Circle Center Lawn.  

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 The Jostens representative will be in the Campus Store April 15 & 16 to take orders for class rings.  The hours are 10am til 3pm.  Stop by to see the selection.

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is currently seeking two Student Vice-President Representatives to sit on the Executive Committee for the 2015-2016 academic year.

To apply, students must be a Phi Kappa Phi member and a full time student - undergrad or grad - at Ithaca College on campus for the complete 2015-2016 academic year.

Duties will include assisting the executive committee with the annual fall and spring induction and award ceremonies, attend monthly executive committee meetings, aid with administrative tasks, produce a chapter newsletter, and provide input from the student’s perspective.

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The Student Leadership Institute is in its final weeks of sessions for the 2014-2015 academic year! Make sure to sign up for the last sessions of Block IV ASAP!


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