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2 more days to join Chorus!

Contributed by Sean Linfors on 08/28/2016 

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You can still join the Ithaca College Chorus!  Chorus is an auditioned ensemble of 150+ voices which performs two or more times a semester under the direction of Dr. Sean Linfors.

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Free Spanish Tutoring!

Contributed by Maria DiFrancesco on 08/28/2016 

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Are verb conjugations making you feel imperfect? Do you question your command of the imperative? 

¡No te preocupes! Don't worry! Free Spanish tutoring is now available. Spanish tutoring sessions are led by IC students and are meant to serve any individual currently enrolled in a Spanish class. Our aim is to make learning fun and meaningful. No appointments are necessary.

  • What:          Free Spanish tutoring
  • When:         Wednesdays, 7:00pm-8:00pm  and    Thursdays, 7:00pm-8:00 pm
  • Where:        The Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative (LCEC), Job 209
  • Questions?  Email   Maria DiFrancesco  mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu 

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A tertulia is a social gathering with literary or artistic overtones, but IC tertulias are open to all manner of topics, intellectual and non-intellectual. This is a great opportunity for you to practice conversation skills in a supportive, relaxed environment with native or near-native speakers of Spanish. Sessions are led by IC students. Students and IC community members of all abilities are welcome. The only requirement is that you come listos para platicar (ready to chat)!

When and Where:

Mondays @ 7:30-8:30 PM, Job 209 (Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative--go through the glass double doors and to your left!)

Tuesdays @ 12:10-1:00 PM, Job 209 (Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative--go through the glass double doors and to your left!)

 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Maria DiFrancesco at mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3547. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 ¿Hablas español?         ¿Te gusta trabajar con niños?

¡Únete a SALTAR (Spanish Language through Arts and Recreation)!

This one-credit Service Learning experience devoted to teaching Spanish to children within the Ithaca community is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the Ithaca public school system and use your Spanish in meaningful and fun ways. This coming fall semester we are partnering with art, music, and gym teachers to teach Spanish through those mediums! 

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You can still join the Ithaca College Chorus!  Chorus is an auditioned ensemble of 150+ voices which performs two or more times a semester under the direction of Dr. Sean Linfors.

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The Finger Lakes Pipes and Drums band is looking for new and experienced pipers and drummers. 

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Join OSEMA for the first annual GPS Sophomore Leadership Retreat – Growth, Purpose, Success on Saturday, September 24 from 9-5pm. On this retreat we will focus on building leadership skills important to your sophomore year.

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Are you a student leader? Are you interested in becoming a student leader? The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) wants to help you navigate your leadership journey with the Student Leadership Institute (SLI).

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Program Description: The Urban Mentorship Initiative (UMI) is a distance-mentoring program where students from Ithaca College are matched with seventh grade students from MS50 located in Brooklyn, NY. In this year-long program, mentors and mentees communicate through both structured and unstructured interactions via email and in-person meetings.  Mentors and mentees participate in three required in-person meetings. For more information on the program take a look at our Promo Video

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The Office of International Programs and Extended Studies (OIPES) invites you to explore your off-campus options. We are offering info sessions on the ICNYC Program, the IC in DC Program (in cooperation with the Cornell in Washington Program), the Ithaca College London Center, and other study abroad destinations.

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Ithaca College Enactus is a new organization coming to campus this semester that hopes to engage members in social entrepreneurship by starting projects and initiatives that promote real change in both the local Ithaca and global communities. These projects can include anything from developing websites and marketing plans for local businesses to coming up with and implementing solutions to help tackle major social issues such as homelessness, education reform, environmental sustainability and more. This is a perfect place for aspiring entrepreneurs or motivated individuals looking to make a difference while gaining real work experience to fill up your resume.

 

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¡Únete a TEATRO!

Contributed by Annette Levine on 08/24/2016 

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¿Te gusta español?   ¿Te gusta actuar?   ¡Únete a Teatro!    

Spanish 260 "Teatro: From the Page to the Stage" T/R 10:50-12:05 (3 credits) is open to all Spanish speakers from intermediate proficiency to native fluency.    

¡Hagamos TEATRO!

 

For further information please contact Professor Annette Levine: alevine@ithaca.edu

See our webpage: http://faculty.ithaca.edu/alevine/teatro/ 

 The Ithaca College Writing Center, a free service available to all IC students, staff, and faculty, will open for the semester at 9:00 AM next Monday, the 29th of August. 

 

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Come out and enjoy your first weekend as an IC Bomber with some awesome events all over Ithaca!!

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The Center for Civic Engagement is currently seeking students who are 19 years of age or older, and possess a clean driving record, to help CCE transport students to and from community-based initiatives around Tompkins County throughout the year. Interest students will need to complete a driver information form, and pass the online driver safety class before they can be cleared by the Office of Risk Management to drive Ithaca College owned vehicles. Students will be compensated by the college for their time spent driving for the Center for Civic Engagement.

If you are interested in this opportunity, and would like more information, please complete the CCE student driver interest form ASAP!

Questions can be directed to Don Austin at austin@ithaca.edu

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This Friday August 26th, 2016 at the First Bomber Weekend Welcome Picnic (4-6:30pm) please join us on the Fitness Center Quad to create a Unity Canopy.

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Are you thinking of studying abroad?  Start the planning process early!  Come learn more about your options at our info sessions and study abroad events, including our first-ever Study Abroad Fair!

Find other opportunities for learning more about study abroad below, and also by joining the Study Abroad OrgSync portal where you can sign up for these study abroad events.

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The Office of International Programs is now reviewing applications to the London Center for Spring 2017. The deadline for Spring 2017 is September 15, but we are reviewing complete applications on a rolling basis as they come in.  If you have already submitted a complete application, you can expect to hear back about your application status within 5 days of your application being completed.

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Are you planning to study abroad in the spring or summer of 2017?  Are you a Pell Grant recipient? If so, consider applying for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program!  The Gilman application cycle for Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 early applications have recently opened, and the application deadline is October 4, 2016.

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