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 Interested in debates about Obamacare, TrumpCare, and RyanCare? You should be. Or the health inequalities in life expectancy, treatment and prevention efforts? 

Learn about these issues and much more in the May Session course, CRITICAL HEALTH ISSUES. More info below.

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

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.

 Career Services Workshop - Salary Negotiating for Women

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 Ithaca College's Athletics Department  is seeking qualified lifeguards and swim instructors for the summer.  

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Volunteers are needed for ITHACON, our local comic book/kids' expo held on Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26 in the Emerson Suites and Williams Hall.  This event offers a great opportunity for doing community service and working with kids without leaving campus.

Special Guests: Fantasy author Tamora Pierce and Jim Shooter, former Marvel Editor in Chief. For more details see comicbookclub.org/Ithacon.html

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1-credit Mini Course: GCOM 29259 - 01
The Brand Called You
Orly Zeewy, Brand Architect
March 24-March 26
CRN: 43814

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 * short courses on systems thinking, synthesizing expertise, creativity, and character

* active hands-on learning; no lectures

* lots of fun

* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors

* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges

* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail

* taking any three of the four mini-courses will count as an ICC elective in any theme for a Humanities or Social Sciences perspective (starting block 2 Fall 2016; courses taken prior to that count in the World of Systems or III theme)

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Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out "What's Happening," the weekly calendar that highlights free upcoming events.

 Applications close at the end of the day this Friday, March 24th. 

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Join the Academic Advising Center for one of our ICC Portfolio Working Sessions.  Drop-in anytime between 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday 3/22, Thursday 3/23 or Thursday 3/30 at the Academic Advising Center.  Bring your laptop! 

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Scholarships Available

Contributed by Jessica Fernando on 03/20/2017 

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The following scholarships are available for the 2017-18 academic year.

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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.

 The fourth annual Israel Film Festival (IFF) at Ithaca College will be held on March 25, 29 and 30 and will feature three documentaries illustrating stories from life in Israel and beyond.

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Have you always wanted to travel to Japan? Ithaca College's exchange partner Akita International University (AIU) offers semester, full year, and short-term study abroad opportunities in English!  There will be an info session this Tuesday, March 21, 12:10-1:00, in Friends 205 with an AIU representative who will be visiting campus.  Come learn more about this amazing opportunity!

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On Monday, March 20th Digital Instruction and Information Services will be moving the fixIT Shop from Friends 110 to Job 104, adjacent to the Service Desk. This move will improve our service to the campus community by centralizing our services with the Service Desk to provide one location for all information technology support needs.

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Volunteers are needed for ITHACON, our local comic book/kids' expo held on Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26 in the Emerson Suites and Williams Hall.  This event offers a great opportunity for doing community service and working with kids without leaving campus.  First 100 volunteers get an ITHACON minion T-shirt.

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Over 50 new Student Leadership Institute Workshops are now available!  Sign up here: https://orgsync.com/36595/events?view=upcoming

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 Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services

On Thursday, March 23, Ithaca College will be hosting the 27th Annual Ed Tech Day from 9 AM until 3:00 PM throughout the Campus Center as well as Emerson Suites.

The event includes over 50 national and regional technology vendors, vendor seminars, a college showcase and a Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium.

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ENVS naturalist and department chair Jason Hamilton will be teaching a class this summer that can bring you into closer contact with the local landscape.

In June, Jason will teach ENVS 140, Introduction to Herbalism, a class that covers the theory and concepts of herbal remedies, and then teaches practical applications. You will learn how to make many plant medicines, how to deal with simple ailments, and gain herbal first aid skills. Studying herbalism is a great way to deepen your connection with the natural world, and to be able to help you, your friends, and your family.   Email Jason at jhamilton@ithaca.edu for more information.    

 

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from ENVS naturalist, tracker and department chair Jason Hamilton and fulfill your ICC requirements. This is a “Maymester” course being held in June 2017. ENVS 14200: The Art and Science of Tracking will fulfill the following requirements: ICC Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation and Mind, Body, Spirit themes and Natural Sciences perspective designation.

The class will introduce you to wildlife tracking techniques and show you how to read what’s actually happening in the landscape – feeding, breeding and other animal behaviors, and their interactions with humans and with other animals. It will enhance your ability to “read” the landscape and perceive many of the activities and interactions that bring the story of natural landscapes to life.   

Summer 2017 registration is now open!    

The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

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