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Two evenings of hosted interviews via Skype led by Visiting Professor Scott Mello discussing career paths, current projects, and a question and answer period for students. We hope this will be a great opportunity for students to learn about non-traditional career paths to professional singing. 

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Do you like digital, computer and other technical work?

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Career Services is pleased to announce that representatives of  The Fund For The Public Interest will be visiting campus to host an informational table, conduct information sessions, and interview candidates for summer canvasser positions.

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Register Vehicles of Overnight and Weekend Guest Just Got Easier

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It is likely that someone you know will be seriously affected by mental illness or contemplate suicide. Almost all of us would want to help... but how?

Read this article in SH101:

  • To learn how to help a friend in need
  • To find out why it is so hard to talk about suicide 
  • To discover how to be an active bystander 
  • and more.

Here's the link:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

You may also want to check out "Understanding Depression (A student's journey)".

 

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The Department of English will host its fall 2015 course preview meeting for all interested students on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, from 12:10-1pm in Friends 309.

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The Department of English is proud to announce that the submission period for the second annual Michael Clark Essay Prize is now officially open.  The committee will recognize one outstanding undergraduate essay in Renaissance literature with a cash prize of $200.

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Apply to be a Jumpstart Leader.

What is a Jumpstart Leader?  Jumpstart Leaders participate in each Jumpstart program in a leadership capacity by serving as a valuable source of information and advising students about their college experience. Students have the opportunity to apply to be a Jumpstart Leader for one of the four programs: Community Plunge, Lead-In, ECHO, and the GREEN Tour.

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

Below is a summary of the course content. Please contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu for more information.

 

Critical Health Issues is about the evolution and analysis of U.S. health policy and the provision of health services, a vast enterprise that includes all sectors of government and industry.  In the U.S.,  health and medical establishments account for about 1 out of every 10 workers and about 17 cents out of every dollar spent. Even with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, there are still more than 25 million people without insurance.  Health is also about racial, gender, ethnic, and class issues, as well as the quality of services received and overall health status. The poor, immigrants, and minorities are also affected by inequalities. Poverty is increasing in the U.S. and this affects health.

The Cancer Experience class will be hosting Marcie Kreydt from Camp Good Days and Special Times. 

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Attend the Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm in the Emerson Suites, to make sure you are ready for Commencement.

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Ready to get your dance on? Want to learn some new dance moves or practice some Israeli folk dance favorites? We will be meeting every Sunday from 8-9 pm in Friends 306 starting this Sunday, March 22nd. Join us for a teaser class tonight at 6 pm in the chapel or join our Facebook group for more information. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1408758059431369/

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The Office of Extended Studies is seeking a Student Programs Assistant to support our summer programs and office operations for 10-20 hours per week during the SPRING semester, continuing on a full-time basis during the SUMMER months. On campus summer housing is available.

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A representative of our affiliated study abroad provider Spanish Studies Abroad will be on campus this Monday, March 23 to present an information session and hold a table in the campus center. Spanish Studies Abroad runs programs in three cities in Spain (Alicante, Barcelona and Sevilla); in Córdoba, Argentina; in Havana, Cuba; and in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  All of their programs have a strong focus on cultural immersion and language acquisition.

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Attend the Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm in the Emerson Suites, to make sure you are ready for Commencement.

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 If you are in your junior or senior year, now is the time to begin thinking about the possibility of a Fulbright application for the 2016-17 academic year

 

 

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The Recording Academy, best known for the GRAMMY Awards, created GRAMMY U to help prepare college students for their careers in the music industry through events and special programs such as networking, educational programs and performance opportunities. GRAMMY U is designed to enhance students' current academic curriculum with exclusive access to companies and professionals in the entertainment industry, providing members with an "out of the classroom" perspective.

Events are scheduled throughout the semester to give GRAMMY U members a wide variety of experiences and professional development. Because we are part of The Recording Academy, members have extraordinary access to the industry and its artists.

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All students have a vital role in the effort to build safer and socially comfortable campuses.

In this article in SH101:

  • Learn what you can achieve as an active bystander
  • Read ways to disrupt potentially harmful situations 

Check it out here:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

Another helpful read is "Profile of a Bystander (How to prevent sexual assault on campus)"

 

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Under the new leadership of Chief Information Officer, Keith 'Mac' McIntosh, ITS kindly asks students to participate in the 2015 Educause Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Study of Students and Information Technology.  A sample of students will be emailed an invitation to this survey on March 20th. ECAR is offering the chance to win a $100 gift card from Amazon for survey participants. 

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Award applications will be accepted until May 15th.

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