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Student Spring Break Parking

Contributed by Carl Cohen on 03/06/2017 

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Leave your car in S-Lot ext. if you are not going to be around for Spring Break and your car is going to be here.

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posted on behalf of C. Vivian Lorenzo, M.D., Medical Services Director 

In 2015, the FDA approved a new meningitis vaccine that provides immunity to a strain of the meningitis bacteria that is not covered by the original meningitis vaccines (Menveo or Menactra). Many IC students have not yet had this newer meningitis vaccine.  The Hammond Health Center recommends that all Ithaca College students protect themselves against meningitis by receiving the MenB vaccine. The brand names of the new vaccine are Bexsero or Trumenba.  

The Bexsero vaccine is available at the Hammond Health Center by appointment with a nurse. Insurance coverage for the cost of the vaccine is often better if it is administered by a physician at home that is considered in-network with your insurance plan.  Since the vaccine is expensive, you may want to consider getting the MenB vaccine if at home over the Spring Break. 


Are you interested in taking a survey about how confident you would be communicating with a person with aphasia? Even if you don't know what aphasia is, we are interested in receiving your feedback.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is an educational community experience for first-year students with goals of easing student transitions, supporting academic success, and furthering student learning on selected outcomes.

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Spring Break Student Parking

Contributed by Carl Cohen on 03/05/2017 

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Leave your car in S-Lot ext. if you are not going to be around during spring break and your car is going to be here.

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The staff of the Academic Advising Center will be attending a full-day retreat on Thursday, March 9.  

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Do you love pasta and pizza? Does salsa and bachata get you moving? Then you should consider living in La Casa! 

This residential living community--featuring Vecinos and Amici--is a language learning community for students who want to practice and expand their knowledge of Spanish and Italian languages and culture. 

Both heritage and non-native speakers--EVEN BEGINNERS--are encouraged to participate in this community. Any student who enjoys experiencing and learning more about Spanish and Italian customs and cultures will find La Casa a great opportunity! We foster engagement with the global on a local level.  

Special features of this community include: Language Immersion Hours, Karaoke, Trips to Museums/Shows, Dance Nights, Cultural Dinners, Language Dinners, Game Nights, Films, and opportunities to interact with language faculty.

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Free Spanish Tutoring!

Contributed by Maria DiFrancesco on 03/05/2017 

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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-9:00pm 
  • Where:        The Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative (LCEC), Job 209
  • Questions?  Email   Maria DiFrancesco 

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Student Spring Break Parking

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Leave your car in S-Lot ext. if you are not going to be around for Spring Break and your car is going to be here. 

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Submitted on behalf of the Eco-Reps.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2018 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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The Park School of Communications invites you to:

Young Women Talking Sports Careers: A Glimpse at the Next Generation of Sports Media

Wednesday, March 1
Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center
Meet and Greet reception to follow.

Ashley Kirby '15, Coordinator, Events and Gameday Operations (New York Jets)
Charlotte Robinson '13, Senior Account Executive (Octagon)
Kristen Gowdy '16, Media and Marketing Assistant (USA Bobsled & Skeleton)
Jenna Harner '16, Sports Reporter (WENY)
Kerline Batista '16, Business Communications Coordinator (Major League Baseball, NYC Office)

Laurie Greenberg, '80 - Media Marketing Entrepreneur and former VP, Multimedia Sales at ESPN

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact April Johanns at or (607) 274-1789. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible. 

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 Are you a dedicated student leader on campus or a devoted community volunteer (or both)? The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is happy to announce a number of scholarship opportunities available to YOU for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Nominate new members to NRHH

Contributed by Angela Kramer on 02/28/2017 

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The Ithaca College chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary, or NRHH is looking to recruit new members.  All new members must be undergraduates living on campus who are nominated by a member of the IC community. We do accept self-nominations.  Members of NRHH should represent the four pillars of the organization, which are Scholastics, Leadership, Recognition, and Service.  If you know someone (a friend, a classmate, a student leader, etc.) who exemplifies these qualities, please nominate them today.  Nominations can be made through the brief 4-question form on NRHH’s OrgSync, found here:  Please make nominations before Wednesday, March 8th at 11:59pm.


Feel free to contact with any questions.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2018 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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Reach Out for Resources!

Contributed by Tiffani Ziemann on 02/28/2017 

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Students are encouraged to download the Reach Out app, a free and confidential resource, available for Apple and Android phones. 

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Career Services is pleased to welcome Jolene Rupe from Aureus Medical Group to campus for a lunch and learn session on March 7 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM (CHS 208). You can help determine the topic by completing the survey at: Additionally, she will discuss what Aureus does to support PT, OT and SLP and graduates with an interest in medical laboratory science, in their job search. Pizza will be provided!

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Join us on 3/2 from 12:10 p.m to 1:00 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge, Muller Chapel as we discuss issues related to life as a Muslim student on a secular campus.


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Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is looking to fill two immediate paid graduate student positions!  If interested, please contact Leslie Reid

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Information session for Primate Behavior and Ecology Field School in Costa Rica offered this summer through Study Abroad (pending final approval) – Thurs, March 2nd, 5:00-6:00 pm, Williams 118. All are welcome!


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