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Elementary Latin I (LATN 10100) is being offered in the Fall (2017) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:10–2:25. You can use it for the ICC Identities theme (Humanities perspective).

Intermediate Latin (LATN 20000) is being offered in the Fall (2017) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:35–3:50. — Some prior knowledge is required for this course, so it’s ideal if you have had a bit of Latin in high school. Please contact Dr. Robert Ziomkowski for details (rziomkowski@ithaca.edu).

 

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Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered online during Summer Session I (May 30-June 30) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons. Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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 This summer you can learn about language, from the comfort of your own home, and earn 3 credits toward your ICC Theme Identities or World of System. LNGS 23200 is again being offered this summer in a convenient online format. See http://www.ithaca.edu/summer/ for more info, or email jpfrehm@ithaca.edu. Financial aid is also possible for these summer sessions. 

New Online Course for May Summer Session 2017

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 The Office of Title IX is proud to support the following events for Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month! 

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Do you like food, music, inflatables, and helping your campus community?! Come volunteer at IC Kicks Back right here on campus! The event will be held on campus on May 5th from 2-6 pm! All volunteers will receive a t-shirt for helping! All you have to do is sign up on OrgSync by Sunday, April 16th with your preferred time slots you would like to volunteer! And did I mention, everything is FREE?! Hope to see you there and thank you in advance!

To sign up click here: https://orgsync.com/82141/forms/250542

Introduction to Journalism offers you an opportunity to learn the news- and sports-writing skills that generations of students have mastered. On your first day, you'll memorize Jefferson's First Amendment to the Constitution and record it as your first TV reporting stand-up. You'll learn Associated Press Style and cover news on deadline. For your final assignment, you'll investigate and cover a long-form story, either in video documentary or magazine format.

Introduction to Journalism is required as the first course for Documentary Studies and Production majors, for Journalism majors and for Sports Media majors, and can serve as your introduction to classes in the Park School. To enroll, start here. Questions about this course? Please email Associate Professor Mead Loop.

If you are looking for a liberal-arts course that provides a model for ethical decision-making in media and elsewhere, consider Journalism Ethics online from May 30 to June 30.

This course explores current issues in journalism and media ethics, and satisfies three credits of CLA (complementary liberal arts) in the ICC.

Questions? Email Professor Loop at mloop@ithaca.edu

To register, start here.

 Do you play a sport? Have you wondered what you could do to improve your own sport or exercise performances? Curious to learn more about the mental preparation of high school, college, elite and professional athletes? Ever wondered what you could do to improve your motivation to exercise or practice? This course can help... 

You can get a head start with your Sport Psychology minor by taking this course over the summer.

EXSS 20200 - Sport and Exercise Psychology will be offered online during Summer Session 

 

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DON'T MISS IT.....

This spectacular event is for the Class of 2020 only and is a great way to celebrate YOU and the end of your first year here at IC.

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The Department of Writing is looking for a student office assistant to begin in the fall 2017 semester. To apply, please stop by the Writing Department (430 Smiddy) to pick up an application or email Debbi DeWeese at ddeweese@ithaca.edu.

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The ICC Director will be holding a series of focus groups/listening sessions with students during the last two weeks of classes. This is an opportunity for students to share feedback about their theme and the integration of their theme across their perspectives courses and within their major.

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If you are in your junior year, now is the time to begin thinking about the possibility of a Fulbright application for the 2018-19 academic year. (Seniors and recent graduates are eligible to apply as well.)

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Do you like food, music, inflatables, and helping your campus community?! Come volunteer at IC Kicks Back right here on campus! The event will be held on campus on May 5th from 2-6 pm! All volunteers will receive a t-shirt for helping! All you have to do is sign up on OrgSync by Sunday, April 16th with your preferred time slots you would like to volunteer! And did I mention, everything is FREE?! Hope to see you there and thank you in advance!

To sign up click here: https://orgsync.com/82141/forms/250542

Consider the following History courses (all Humanities perspective):

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Please find attached the information and application for La Casa, the Fall 2017 Spanish (Vecinos) and Italian (Amici) Learning Communities. We are looking for students that would like to be in an environment where you learn about Spanish-speaking and Italian-speaking countries, and cultures. Wouldn’t it be fun to host a Karaoke night in Spanish or Italian, Salsa Nights, Games nights, Cooking classes, etc., with students and friends with similar language interests?

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 Critical Health Issues, HLTH 20500 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the May 2017 session.  ICC Attribute: Diversity. Social Science. Self and Society. ICC Theme: World of Systems.

Do you have health insurance? Should everyone? What are the current conflicts about health care in the US today?  

 Health: the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.  And so much more.  Health is: nurses, doctors, and hospitals. And so much more...neighborhoods, food, income, education, race, and so much more.  Join this class to discuss these issues and more in the context of health.

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

It's been a great year, but it's coming to an end. Don't forget to sign up for the last Service Saturday Event of the semester on April 22nd!

What's better?! It's Volunteer Appreciation Day! We'll be having a hot breakfast and we have three pretty cool giveaways to say "thanks" for such a great year of service. 

Breakfast will be served in the Pub at 9am on Saturday the 22nd, so don't be late

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